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May 13, 2014 8:49 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
 Best Post of the Day 5-13-14
Good Morning! This day in Disney history, May 13th, 1992. Disneyland's Fantasmic! - is officially dedicated in a 22-minute presentation in Frontierland. Making today it's 22nd Anniversary!

To watch a advertisement  from 1992 and scenes from the opening ceremony: http://is.gd/iW9SUr

Shaun Slater wrote an interesting article for Disney parks blog in 2012. He shared his conversation with Barnette Ricci, Vice President/Show Director of Special Events for the Walt Disney Studios, who 22 years ago was senior show director for Disneyland park. She shared some of her memories of creating Fantasmic! To read: http://is.gd/rBew5k

A description of the show taken directly from disneyland.disney.go.com:

“Power of Imagination
Stunning effects erupt against the night sky while Disney Characters join the reverie—as projections on water and in live performances.
Join the Reverie 
While Mickey conducts a breathtaking water show on the Rivers of America, his active imagination begins to grow.
Using his conductor's wand, he guides whimsical scenes from Fantasia across enormous screens of water—while brilliant sparks burst overhead.
Pink elephants, massive puppets, princesses and more surprisingly appear on and around Pirate's Lair on Tom Sawyer Island.

Who Will Win?

When the Evil Queen calls for her Magic Mirror, Mickey's dream takes a dark turn. The forces of evil come out of the shadows as she invokes some of Disney's most dastardly villains—including an impressive, 45-foot, fire breathing beastly dragon!

Will Mickey triumph over this terrifying beast from the depths of his nightmare?
Technical Wonderment 
Be amazed by Mickey’s dream as it builds with high-resolution digital film sequences, music, pyrotechnics, fiber optics, lasers, video projected on water and plenty of special effects.”

photo credit: CobbPR

Copyright Disney. All Rights Reserved

(this ones for my Churro) Copyright Disney. All Rights Reserved

To watch the full show:

Do you like Fantasmic? What's your favorite part?

Thanks for reading and watching! Hope you all have a terrific Tuesday!

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😭😭😅👏 thank you for doing a Fantasmic history post Duchess! My all time favorite disney show. I still remember all the little changes they've made over the years, it always holds a special memory and I will always watch 100 times in a row if I could. I have so many favorite parts. If you watched it with me, you'd laugh at how many times I would lean over and say "oh this is my favorite part" 😂 thanks duchess! - mini_MINNIE  1173.3 #170 9:03AM
😂😂 me too! - PrincessDuckie  931.2 #219 9:14AM
thanks for the post duchess and thank you so much for mini_Minnie, she is the BEST person to sit next to during the show, she does the moves and sings, woohoo!! - secretagentangel  8881.4 #11 2:34PM
You're so stinkin cute! I hope I get to watch the show with you someday!  - Duchess_SMK  6605.0 #21 3:50PM
🎉🎉🎉 So many great memories of Fantasmic!  The first few summers of Fantasmic we took quite a few groups to DL just to see this amazing show. I would camp out starting at like 3 pm lol with my blanket and a book to save space. I don't know why I brought a book I always ended up people watching!  I loved sharing the show with our nieces, nephews (Teen Mickey!) , goddaughters and little friends. Every show I had a twinge of sadness that we would never have kids to share the show with. But I did love watching the show with kids and first timers. It was the best feeling ever. Flash forward a few years when our first miracle came along. I think I watched her watch the show the whole time. Crying of course. So grateful we had a daughter to share the magic with. Flash forward about eight years later when Lil One came along. She is obsessed with Fantasmic just like I am!  We have watched it twice in rain because we could!  Who cares about getting wet. 😂😂😂 any who thanks for the memories Duchess! - PrincessDuckie  931.2 #219 9:14AM
Awe! Those are great memories!  - mini_MINNIE  1173.3 #170 9:18AM
Awe! So sweet! I did the same thing the first time my eldest watched. Disneyland through a child's eyes never gets old! 😊 Thanks for sharing that with us!  - Duchess_SMK  6605.0 #21 3:53PM
Time for my annual "Hey look, it's a picture of Evil Incarnate, and he standing next to Maleficent..." - NotSoDapperDan  323.9 #847 9:24AM
You always make me laugh, what did you call him last year? A "clown shoe"?  - Duchess_SMK  6605.0 #21 3:53PM
Lol, he goes by many names... - NotSoDapperDan  323.9 #847 5:46PM
I love fantasmic! It is the best show ever that never gets old. It will always have special meaning and memories for me! Like watching it with my parents as a little girl at the end of a long day at the parks. To watching it from the dream suite for my birthday last year with  MW friends! 💜💚💜💚 - Miss_E_Mouse  1433.5 #133 8:59AM
Such special memories! I just love reading how Disney touches people in so many different ways! Thanks so much for sharing that! Miss you! Feel like it's been ages since I've seen you!  - Duchess_SMK  6605.0 #21 5:32PM
Fantasmic is my favorite!! Would choose it over WOC any day! 😊 Thank you for posting!  - GrimGrinningAmanda  666.9 #336 9:12AM
AGREED! Thank YOU! - Duchess_SMK  6605.0 #21 10:25PM
Definitely the best show ever - - Grindcore  606.8 #371 9:19AM
Do you have a favorite part?  - Duchess_SMK  6605.0 #21 4:39PM
There are so many! A few parts come to mind: 1. The monkeys!  2. The goldfish  3.  The transition from Hook dangling from the boat to the Princess segment 4. The moment that Murphy emerges. - Grindcore  606.8 #371 9:12PM
We love it so much. We are actually doing the preferred seating twice this weekend! - garrlusdland  67.6 #4411 9:37AM
woohoo! How fun! - Duchess_SMK  6605.0 #21 10:27PM
Great job! I personally didn't see the show in its entirety until about 3 years ago when I first got an AP. Now working in the area of the Rivers of America, I get to see/hear the show about 2-5 times a week (after doing the math, that's about 300-400 shows), but it never gets old. I think it has to do something with the live action characters and the music that underscores the entire show.  - BaseballMickey  8198.0 #13 10:25AM
Thanks Buddy! So blessed to get to be at the park as often as you are! I agree! It's quite the show! - Duchess_SMK  6605.0 #21 10:28PM
😍😍😍This is my very favorite nighttime thing to do at Disneyland. We can't take a trip without seeing fantasmic. My favorite parts are the  princess and the monkeys. Thank you so much for all these great posts. - joyful_belle131  59.4 #4663 10:34AM
Love the monkeys! That's my favorite part too! Thank YOU!  - Duchess_SMK  6605.0 #21 6:08AM
Wow 1992!?!  I remember it's first showings and all of the ads omg I'm a 👵. Thanks Duchess!! For a great post and reminding us all how old we are lol 😘😜 - missariel33  2115.6 #83 10:37AM
You are SO not old! You were probably just a baby when those came out. 😉😘 thanks doll!  - Duchess_SMK  6605.0 #21 6:09AM
I've only seen Fantasmic a few times. I tear up everytime cause the actual movie- Fantasia was my late fathers favorite movie of all time. - Superspacemountainfan  93.8 #3829 10:41AM
Awe how sweet! Well I highly recommend making time to watch it again. It really is a special show. 😊😘 - Duchess_SMK  6605.0 #21 6:10AM
My fav show!!! I used to not stop to watch any shows in my younger days but so glad I changed that. I still remember my first time seeing it.  - TheDroidYouAreLookingFor  473.0 #498 1:08PM
It really is fantastic isn't it?!  - Duchess_SMK  6605.0 #21 6:11AM
WooHoo!  Awesome.  That's my favorite show - joxua  104.3 #3653 3:11PM
😍 sweet!  - Duchess_SMK  6605.0 #21 6:11AM
Great show.  My favorite part is king Louie and the dancing monkeys...... Thanks for another great history post miss. Have a terrific Tuesday! - GrumpyPirateDad  1960.8 #95 3:16PM
That's my favorite part too! See, great minds think alike! 😂thank you!  - Duchess_SMK  6605.0 #21 6:12AM
Wow! Such a great show and I have only seen it twice! The last time was last November, I believe. I  don't recall Flotsam & Jetsam in it(thanks so much for that) it was a great show and it made me tear up. To see so many characters that we have enjoyed in films and  elements of many movies,  from decades, was incredible to see come to life! Thanks!!  Can't wait to see you on Friday😘 - misschurro  7996.7 #14 4:44PM
Oh good! Glad you got to see your special pic. Can't wait to see YOU on Friday! 👯 - Duchess_SMK  6605.0 #21 6:13AM
Great post, as always!!!Thanks @ Duchess!! - Superspacemountainfan  93.8 #3829 6:36PM
Thank YoU!  - Duchess_SMK  6605.0 #21 6:14AM
Awesome story! This is my sister's favorite show, so it's a must every time!  - JazzyMoushhh  137.7 #3034 8:43PM
 Awe sweet of you!  - Duchess_SMK  6605.0 #21 6:31AM
That for the post! This is probably my favorite DL show ever, it never gets old. I even have the whole thing recorded on my phone so I can always hear it! Y favorite part is either the Peter Pan part or when King Louie and his hang come out. Can't decide.   - TakeMeToNeverland19  30.3 #6312 8:49PM
A true fan! That's awesome! Good choices! Both great parts!  - Duchess_SMK  6605.0 #21 6:32AM
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Awwhh, awesome knowledge as always!!  Hope you have a "Wonderful Wednesday".  :D - RapunzelledColey  142.3 #2956 11:32PM
Thanks so much! Wonderful Wednesday to you!  - Duchess_SMK  6605.0 #21 6:32AM
I was there 5 years ago and didn't even know about it. I'm definitely going to check it out this time! Thanks for all your facts! - AriellesMom  91.8 #3864 11:42PM
😳 oh yes you must! Little tip, the second showing is usually a little less crowded. 😘 thank YOU!  - Duchess_SMK  6605.0 #21 6:34AM
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Now that looks like a good service. - MoChuck  159.8 #2666 11:24AM
I use this every time I'm at the parks now and llove it!!!!  Thanks Admin - leopardditz2000  1260.0 #152 7:44PM

Download VOYAGEERS to your device today! Discover the VOYAGEERS Society, and the magical Main Street Realm in this action packed adventure for kids of ALL ages! Also available on iBooks and Kobo. Follow the VOYAGEERS on Facebook for more info and behind the scenes exclusives.

Like normal I am late to the party. Reading it now - Tealtownfan  1152.2 #174 3:13PM
Got it! More than halfway thru it! It's a lot of fun!!!👍👍✨✨ - TinkerSchelle  2101.4 #84 10:53PM
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Just got a kindle so as soon as I figure out how to work it I'll be buying it. 😉 - varela2892  89.8 #3904 2:38PM

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Such great people on this list, many who doSo much for the app. 😍😍 - secretagentangel  8881.4 #11 2:09PM
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Very nice. I'll make It on the list one of these days! - larrywong318  214.3 #1906 11:09AM

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Just a little...;) - ShariRenee  12238.9 #8 4:44PM
Okay, a little bit! Lol - MadameLeota  4678.6 #32 10:56PM

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Will there be a Season 3??  Please??? - YoPirate  2534.3 #65 8:03PM
Will there be a 3 and when? - menifeemom  229.2 #1708 7:31PM
I really enjoyed reading them. I think I need to do a re read of them plus the Voyagers series. - arianwenmcb  243.3 #1525 12:45PM
I'm reading Season One now. Picked it and the first two Voyagers up at the 4th of July Sale. I am loving the intrigue and history woven together! - Ilovegoofy  132.4 #3118 8:42AM

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What percentage saving are we looking at for being MouseWaiters? Is it better than a AAA discount.  - MoChuck  159.8 #2666 3:57PM
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You are awesome.  Thanks Admin - Winnie111286  25455.5 #1 1:28PM
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Did you know that you can find refurb info with a quick iPhone Spotlight Search? Learn how to find updated Disneyland info fast with a few hidden tricks in MouseWait 9. Post your tips below!

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14 more days and I shall be entering in wait times for the first time( I was slow and shy to post). Well actually it will be 15 days. The first  day we check in and go to Trader Sam's. 😉 - varela2892  89.8 #3904 7:14AM
I just want to thank all the newbies who are on the list so much lately! This was started as a wait time and more app so by your starting out from the beginning doing wait times is awesome! 2/3of my points are from wait times. I make a game of it and have fun doing them. Hope everyone tries it, it helps others and you earn credits!!👏👏👏 - secretagentangel  8881.4 #11 9:06PM
Half of my points are from wait times.  - Goofytom  3152.7 #49 10:28PM
I figure it is the least my wife and i can do, plus it is great exercise! I keep saying, one of these days we will go to one of the meet-ups. We generally only go on Saturday and sometimes Sunday as well. That darn thing called 'work' just gets in the way!  - oiler2112  1185.6 #167 7:07AM
Pretty much all my points are from wait times  - kimo  271.1 #1239 6:54PM
Next August I will be posting wait times I know it will help pass the time in line but with 15 to 20 of us should go pretty well thanks to you and all the people here on MW - mjpdisney67  66.8 #4442 10:10AM
Hey! I'm in the top 10 for once haha! 😎👍🏻 - DisneyDiane316  993.9 #210 9:37AM
Nice job DisneyDiane316 - miadawn128  183.8 #2304 7:04AM
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Did you know that almost everything in MouseWait can be found with a few taps in the MagicSearch bar? Did you know that we add things to MagicSearch weekly (i.e. requests from you--see below)? MagicSearch enables ONE-THUMB searching to help you find individual menu items, vegetarian or gluten free food, reviews, wait times (even restaurant wait times), exclusive insider Disneyland tips, annual pass holder, parking info, Star Wars Park info, celebrities, Disneyland news, Hidden Mickeys, crowd forecasts (unFORECAST), Photopass, birthdays, refurbishment info, and amazing content from almost a million pages of original content in the MouseWait Lounge. 

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Cool app. But can't find info when they start Christmas holidays decorations  - DDTINK57  405.9 #600 5:44PM
Usually the first week of November. - Bambim44  135.9 #0 7:25AM
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Oh how we miss you MSEP... 😩😩😩 - DisneyBallers  57.3 #4732 10:05PM
what is MSEP? - markchop  99.4 #3740 9:35PM
Main Street Electrical Parade - sawman911  3930.5 #44 9:33AM
I miss the Electrical Parade.  My mom was actually covering a story about the Electrical Parade and got to ride in one of the vehicles.  - RetroDisneyPins2002  43.7 #5314 1:35PM
!!! - DisneyMom13  361.9 #694 7:43PM
!!!! That is soooo cool!!! - dizzneyfan  1114.9 #180 8:06AM
Nice pic!📷 - Stitchcrazy62622  22.6 #7315 10:18PM
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Here are the upcoming MouseWait Events. You can post your event on mobile here, and on the web here. Thanks!

Oct 28, 2016 06:00pm

2. Tot mw farewell meetup all passes access
Dec 15, 2016 08:00pm

3. Drop for the last time
Jan 07, 2017 08:00pm

4. It's a mex**** Michael bday meetups gotg we missed tot reopening
May 05, 2017 08:00am

MouseWait Meetups 2016
what is happening for one last time on aug 6? - MsTikiMermadam  1585.2 #122 12:31AM
It was January 8 I think but I left it as I think it's funny😂😂😂 I'll have to delete it😭😭 - secretagentangel  8881.4 #11 7:55PM
ok,  last time for btr....  😹 - MsTikiMermadam  1585.2 #122 6:03AM
 I changed it to August 5😂😂😂😂😂 - secretagentangel  8881.4 #11 11:07AM
I spy Christmas in July! - PumpkinweenieVelinee  4104.7 #43 12:44PM
Looks like July 22! More to follow!  - secretagentangel  8881.4 #11 9:52PM
Really hoping to make it to Christmas in July - Melody_CM  24646.0 #3 11:12AM
- PumpkinweenieVelinee  4104.7 #43 11:55AM
I'll add post tonight!  - secretagentangel  8881.4 #11 3:18PM
Next meetups are.... At DCA, possibly Tuesday September 20, Friday, September 23, Friday, September  30, Friday October, 7, 14, 21, 28,(come join the choc  walk group), dapper day dress up Friday, November 4, plus that Sunday and........ to infinity and beyond😂😂. Will add in a couple more of  the week days depending on the MHP schedule for maybe either a soundsational  meet up or WOC meet up. Whatever's on the calendar. Just a heads up for everybody planning a visit in the next seven weeks. Once PTN is back we'll  add more of those also. Also watch for cadaver calls for meetups on certain MHP nights. We'll  be having  one the night we go, October 5 , an  hour before the party starts. I'll post reminders soon!!  dm me with suggestions too if you want me to post one or help posting your own!😄😄 - secretagentangel  8881.4 #11 2:14PM
Where is the meet up for Sept 30? we will be at MHP Fri Sept 30 and staying Sat and Sun. - snowgrey  9.1 #12555 4:56PM
Next three meetups are Wednesday October 5 on the parade route at MHP. Friday, October 7, 6pm at DCA. Friday October 14,6pm DCA . Watch for posts!  - secretagentangel  8881.4 #11 12:18AM
And ... maybe on Friday October 21? - crazyfriends  35.4 #5822 12:10PM
There's a list above but right now the next ones are October 21,  October 28 ,November 4 is the marvel /Birthday   meet up , November 6 for dapper day and not sure after that , we  have to look at the schedule. We probably will want to add in a couple Tuesday PTN in if it comes back on weekdays. - secretagentangel  8881.4 #11 12:24PM

Love seeing everyone's pictures from Disneyland !! I know, we always have a good time :) - Lyssa2012  196.2 #2136 11:22PM
Hey I'm finally on this list 😄👍🎉 - Sweet_Irish_Cream  4409.9 #37 10:39PM
Your always on the list!!! 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂list of what I don't know😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝. Jk - Fantasmicfan1  5383.1 #26 12:34PM
Fantasmicfan1 I just read that in the voice of Rodney Dangerfield from Back to School! - KennyV  1252.8 #153 3:48PM
Fantastic!! - Ilovegoofy  132.4 #3118 4:37PM
Top of the list  - buzzgoneyear92  295.8 #1021 12:09AM
Note to self: When you see this comment a year from now, be sure to say something witty!!! - clawton  350.2 #729 9:03PM

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