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Lots of great feedback from our Mission to Mars episode. We discuss the subtle throwbacks that exist now in the parks and also answer some questions about the liftoff videos not being coastal exclusive.
We also touch base on the placements of the different presidents in The Hall of Presidents. How discusses an original LP which has a layout built into the jacket.
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Universe of Energy
A very timely main topic this month for our listeners. With the closing of The Universe of Energy this month, we felt it was time to take you back to the original attraction from EPCOT Center. We dive right into the opening concepts, how everything works and of course, each show scene. The sheer size of this attraction and all the details will amaze you as ride along in the original attraction.
We do hit on some comparisons to the current, and now closed version with Ellen and Bill Nye, but this episode focuses mainly on the original show that ran from 1982-1996. If you never had the chance to enjoy the original, this will take you right back to the 80s and 90s with firsthand accounts and experiences. Learn about the film direction, editing process and even how the animatronics area has changed over the years.
This truly is a classic that signifies the original magic of EPCOT. We think you're really going to enjoy this journey back in time to The Universe of Energy.
Universe of Energy Gallery
Documentary on Expo 67' featuring Emil Radok's "The Birth of the World"
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