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Dec 17, 2017

12/16/17 - Brian gives the other hosts a lesson on a few of Disney's abandoned lands: River Country and Discovery Island. Tune in to hear more about why these mysterious properties were deserted and the urban explorers who have braved the wilderness to visit them.

 

News:

  • Stitch's Great Escape closing permanently on January 6, 2018 (Magic Kingdom)
  • Muppets Fountain returning to new Grand Avenue area (Hollywood Studios)
  • Coco hits $400 million at the worldwide box office
  • Flights of Wonder being replaced by "Up"-themed bird show (Animal Kingdom)

 

River Country:

  • Walt Disney World's first water park
  • Open from June 1976 - November 2001
  • Used water from Bay Lake
  • Many theories of why it was closed include a brain-eating amoeba, legislation regarding water parks was passed in Florida, and that a capacity of 5,000 made it less profitable than other parks.

 

Discovery Island:

 

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