Awesome! In just a few short hours I'll be able to walk around there!
Oh, yeah, ooh ahhh. That's how it always starts. Then later there's running and, um... screaming.
Chuck came into town for this event. His brother George is the one with the back, over there.
There are no cats in America. But there are bandicoots.
Cool theming. Little did I know how cool these things were.
I like this. Reminds me of that Simpsons episode with the fake angel. Whoops, spoilers!
"Hey, you should come see my new show!" "No, please. No."
You can still see the "E.T. 20th Anniversary" on it.
I miss E.T.... I also miss BTTF a lot more.
"Oh, man, this is awesome! Just leave me here, I'll ride this all day!"
"Quit screwin' around. You kids screw around too much."
This, of course, depicts the ancient ceremonial beer bong.
Come on, Chuck, we wanna ride...
Revenge of the Yummy!
Needless, to say. I was... kind of impressed. But not really.
As the Fonze would say, Line Ayyyyyyyyyy.
Ah, the warning drum. It's in case Jeff Goldblum makes an appearance.
Number nine. Number nine. Number nine. Number nine.
What do they got in there, King Kong?
I sure hope nothing goes awry.
It's... it's... it's a dinosaur.
The backside of water? Ptschh, Universal tries so hard to be Disney.
"I'll swallow your soul!"
"This is the worst birthday ever!"
Maybe I bought the shirt. Maybe I didn't.*
I didn't know John Lennon was a dinosaur. Who knew?
I don't know why I took this picture, but I'm forcing you to look at it anyway.
George was then sucked into a wall.
It happens more often than you think.
For good measure, Chuck sent his brother some love.
Well, there's not much left to do, let's ride Yummy again.
And we did. And it was good.
We figured it was only right, a right of passage really, to climb the stair all the way up to the upper lot.
Worst. Idea. Ever.
Go on without me!
"Victorious! I think I'm gonna pass out."
On our way out, we saw these goodies.
Ahh! Oh... It's only me.
After a while of waiting in line out side the park, we were let back in.
And the opening ceremony thing they do really is awesome.
"Think they'll have that on the tour?"
I caught a playful spook in action.
That, uh, that's chaos.
Actually, the most frightening thing at the event was this,
Matt Damon standing in a very dark area. Only his silhouette was visible. God help us.
Not even a time machine could have saved him.
This guy was great! He really pulled off the right look for this sleazy character. You could see it in his eyes. Props to him.
They had projections of people being murdered inside the hotel rooms. Awesome.
There's a Psycho house somewhere in this blur.
This one is pretty blurry too, but I kind of like it.
This is seriously one of my life long dreams. To visit the Psycho set and touch. I still can't believe I got to touch the Bates's home.
"I"m afraid mother isn't herself, today."
And through the magic of George's expression, we were whisked away to somewhere else...
The fog comes in thick.
They're moving in herds. They DO move in herds.
A real highlight of the night.
Seriously, this was great. The cast was amazing, the effects they used worked very well (This was much better than the one I saw in Florida two years ago), and I even made some people laugh by shouting out things (though I was surprised by how many people WEREN'T shouting things out).
The night grew late and we grew tired. We got to hit everything and rarely had to wait any more than twenty minutes. It was a great, no, a FANTASTIC event. I look forward with great antici.....
...pation to next years event.
It's 2 a.m. Time to go pass out.
Happy Halloween, folks.
*No I didn't.