Restored Video: Bird and the Robot

This show was featured in Transcenter, the post show for the GM-sponsored World of Motion attraction in Epcot Center. Hosted by a wise-cracking animatronic bird and his robot arm friend, “Tiger”, the show educated guests about the use of robotics in the vehicle manufacturing process.Read More...

Podcast Episode 6 – World of Motion: Stubborn Donkey Part II

We continue this month with more World of Motion. Such a large attraction that we needed two episodes just to cover everything. The episode starts off with How discussing the World's First Traffic Jam and we work our way through the second half of the attraction. We learn all sorts of great facts including how they integrated the movie Tron into World of Motion and that you can never have enough speed tunnels. We wrap up…Read More...

It’s Always Fun to be Free

When EPCOT Center opened on October 1, 1982, one of the original attractions that day was World of Motion.  In my opinion, World of Motion was good.  It wasn’t Horizons, but as far as favorites go it was up there.  World of Motion was sponsored by GM, the first corporation to sign with Disney to sponsor an EPCOT pavilion.  World of Motion was located in Future World East, next to Horizons.  It was a large, stainless...Read More...