Idea for Lilo and stitch rideWhat do you think?
From Tia CarlySo everyone knows about the awful stitches great escape, right? Well, I think Disney could replace it with a roller coaster. A very unique roller coaster indeed. Lilo and stitch lovers may remember the scene where the alien trying to capture stitch in the plane, right? Well here is what i was thinking.
Posted June 23, 2013 at 5:32 PM
You board a "plane" like enclosed clear car (like the tube Lilo was trapped in and go to the seats (lap bars most likely) and wait. Remember, you are not facing the drop, so you are going backwards.
The clip from the movie where Lilo is looking down on the earth plays.All of a sudden in 4-5 sec, you are launched at 50 mph (it would be an accelerator, just not as fast) You would go through a series of twists and hills(No inversions) and stops roughly 7-13 meters way from the station and slowly pull in. The station would be themed as Hawaiian with surfboards and hula dancers and all that.
What do you guys think? It would definitely beat the crud we call stitches great escape.
Comments in chronological order. Most recent at the bottom. Scroll down to respond.
From Dominick DThat would make a great coaster, but there's no way it could fit in Stitch's Great Escape.
Posted June 23, 2013 at 6:50 PM
From Tia CarlyHmm... yea i guess but i don't necessarily mean the same spot. Like move a ride that is small but has alot of space and put it where SGE is, ya know?
Posted June 24, 2013 at 1:41 PM
From Apple ButterDemolish it and put a hotdog stand and seating, maybe a meet and greet...maybe
Posted June 24, 2013 at 2:01 PM
From Andrew DoughertyOr just put in the Alien ride Luke originally planned.
Posted June 24, 2013 at 2:40 PM
From AJ HummelFirstly, from your description it sounds as if the ride would launch backward. An accelerator coaster has much stronger forces than a LIM/LSM lanuch, so I doubt this would be possible. Other than that, if you were to build an entirely new building and use the entire space occupied by the current one, you could probably fit a small accelerator coaster in there. However, an accelerator coaster is probably not the best attraction to use for a Lilo and Stitch attraction, and the Magic Kingdom doesn't need any more roller coasters (they'll have four as of next year). If I were Disney and wanted to add an accelerator coaster, it would be for the rumored Star Wars Land (what better way to jump to lightspeed?).
Posted June 24, 2013 at 3:05 PM
From Apple ButterTrue AJ it would seem like a better idea if they would just do something of that effect with the new Star Wars land. Don't get me wrong I love the original Star Wars and I don't mean the special editions..... Luke did not scream like a women when he fell from knowing that his father was Darth and Han was the only one that fired in the cantina cause he's a bad mother....shut my mouth! If I see a walk-through Ewok village and a meet and greet with little people is all we get than I'm going to be upset....I mean like wookie upset and you know what wookies do when they get upset, Disney. Stitch on the other hand is a failure and should be removed. You could in tomb it in cement like Houfa and Walt would be proud.
Posted June 24, 2013 at 7:56 PM
From Tia CarlyTechnically it would not launch backwards. you would only be facing backwards.
Posted June 25, 2013 at 6:12 PM
This discussion has been archived, and is not accepting additional responses.
Top U.S. Theme Parks
Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom
Other Top International Parks
Features, News and Advice
"Stories from a Theme Park Insider"
Stories from a Theme Park Insider
Stories from a Theme Park Insider offers a warm and often-funny look at what it's like to work inside the world's most popular theme park. It's a great read for theme park fans!