Published: August 11, 2011 at 7:11 PMBusch is putting in ice to do a Christmas show and then to a permanent ice show after the new year.
Published: August 11, 2011 at 9:45 PMIm hoping to reach Universal sunday (can finally go back to Universal!) so I can fly with Jimmy one final time. When i went in June, i got to ride it twice, and it bought a tear to my eye of all these old nicktoons. I still cant get over the fact my favorite childhood ride is closing. That was the first thing i rode at Universal. Now please excuse me while I start to cry. RIP Jimmy Neutrons Nicktoon Blast
Published: August 12, 2011 at 2:06 AMI will miss Jimmy as well, we went on that so many times last time we were there..... I hope Dispicable Me is better, but I don't know the characters. I watched all the Nick shows with my little ones for the last 13 years, it is kind of sad to see it go.
My 9 year old daughter (today) said she missed Universal already and wanted to know if we booked next years trip yet.... ugh.
Published: August 12, 2011 at 6:12 AM2011..Zero
Published: August 12, 2011 at 9:43 AMIf Despicable Me isnt better than JN, we should make a petition to bring it back. Anyone with me? Also, Im not familar with the Despicable Me characters either. Ive never seen the movie, and personally I might rent it from Netflix. However, Im very familiar with all these old nicktoons, and I remember the first time I rode this they played clips from the nicktoons. Now all they play in the queue is music videos (from Victorious and, shutters, Big time rush).
Published: August 12, 2011 at 11:39 AMLooks I responded on the wrong thread....
Published: August 13, 2011 at 4:04 PMCan we start a petition to bring back The Funtastic World of Hanna-Barbera?
Published: August 13, 2011 at 4:47 PMBrian, Hanna-barbara is doing fine. We would rather need a petition for Jimmy Neutron, since Nickelodeon is falling apart.
Published: August 13, 2011 at 9:19 PMWe survived that ride changing from Hanna-Barbera to Jimmy; We'll survive the change to Despicable Me. Besides, it was a great family film with a heartwarming message, if you haven't seen it definitely check it out. The story would definitely fit the current show space though I hope it's just not another revamp of the same ride with a different theme. I hope it's a whole new attraction.
Published: August 14, 2011 at 10:12 AMI just went on Jimmy Neutron one final time yesterday. It's a shame to know that all of the shows mentioned in the ride have either been canned or are sinking in quality. I can't wait for Despicable Me.
Published: August 14, 2011 at 10:56 PMI do get the fact most of the shows / characters featured in the JN ride aren't on anymore, but the kids remember all of them and it brings them back to when they were younger.
I know the licensing deal is up and it's one of the reasons for the change. I doubt there is any way a petition would help keep it around, but it would be great to them know how we all feel.
Theme Park Insider has a LOT of hardcore theme park addicts (like myself).