25 Things You Might Not Know About Universal Studios Orlando

For more than 85 years, Universal Studios has been bringing unique entertainment experiences to people of all ages. The Universal Orlando Resort, commonly known as Universal Orlando, is a theme park resort in Orlando, Florida, and it is the largest property operated by Universal Parks & Resorts. Here you can experience rides like Transformers: The Ride 3D, Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit roller coaster, and Harry Potter and the Escape From Gringotts. There is literally no end to all the fun stuff you can do at Universal Studios in Orlando Florida! So, if you happen to be looking for a place to spend some thrilling times with family and friends, or just happen to want to know more about this incredible entertainment venue, we present to you 25 Things You Might Not Know About Universal Studios Orlando.

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Look out for Disney jibes in the posters outside Shrek 4-D, which poke fun at the Enchanted Tiki Room and Dumbo the Flying Elephant.

USJ-4D_CinemaSource: Universal Orlando: The Unofficial Story, Image: en.wikipedia.org
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In one of the pre-ride video sequences for The Simpsons Ride look out for a cameo by Doc Brown, who attempts to borrow money to save the Institute of Future Technology. This is a tribute to Back to the Future: The Ride, which was replaced by The Simpsons Ride.

USH-_Simpsons_Ride_EnternaceSource: Universal Orlando: The Unofficial Story, Image: en.wikipedia.org

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Back in the late 1990s, Universal had really ambitious plans for its Orlando resort. They planned to make it twice as big as it is now but after a disastrous opening year, the people in charge at Universal Studios Florida reconsidered it and thought it was a bad idea after all. 

Universal_GlobeSource: Universal Orlando: The Unofficial Story, Image: en.wikipedia.org
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The T-700 terminators that line the wall of the Terminator 2: 3-D theater are each eight feet tall, and are predecessors of Arnold Schwarzenegger’s T-800.

TerminatorSource: Universal Orlando: The Unofficial Story, Image: sr.wikipedia.org

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Legendary movie director Steven Spielberg makes an appearance in Men in Black: Alien Attack, wearing a Jurassic Park baseball cap and reading a newspaper. When shot, the figure lowers the newspaper to reveal a triple-headed alien.

Steven_Spielberg_Cannes_2013_2Source: Universal Orlando: The Unofficial Story, Image: de.wikipedia.org


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