Saturday, May 26, 2012

Splash Mountain Photo Tour

Despite struggling with effects and mechanical problems lately, Splash Mountain looked largely fine on our visit two weeks ago.

Even the "jumping" Brer Rabbit was doing its thing. The leaping fountains were not working in the Laughing Place (which seemed underlit and vaguely static in general), but most things were operational. 

They even had the "lying down" Mickey operational. This is one of my least favorite Hidden Mickeys; I think it's a bit blatant.

Here were the T-shirts for sale that day:

I'm glad they've got a handle on the robotics. It was embarrassing when all the robotic performers were broken on the finale boat (the following video was from 1/22/12):

Kevin Yee is the author of numerous independent Disney books, including the popular Walt Disney World Earbook series and Walt Disney World Hidden History.