Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast

On this episode of the  Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast, Lee is joined by Producers Club members Craig Lucas, Martin McVay, Matt Tucker and Tod Eltzroth.

This is the first, of what we hope will be many, Producers Club round-table discussions and the topic of this one is the prevalence of Screen Based attractions at Universal Orlando Resort.

Please join in the conversation by going to ..... and comment.

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Direct download: UUOPodcastEpisode182.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:17pm UTC

On Episode 181, we are joined by the Orlando Sentinel's Business and Theme Park Reporter, Sandra Pedicini.

We begin, as we always do, with The Producers Club birthdays and continue our Great Florean Fortscue's Ice-Cream Debate by hearing from Sandra, herself.

If you want to be part of the debate, all you have to do is record us a message letting us know WHO you are, WHERE you are and which is your favorite Ice-Cream from the Diagon Alley flavor

- email them to us at podcast@uuopodcast.com 

or

go to SPEAKPIPE and leave them there.

We then discuss the recent land acquisition by Universal Orlando, as well as some other stuff going on at the resort

 

 

Maureen from Autism at the Parks then takes us Universal Orlando Resort to talk aout the upcoming Mardi Gras celebrations.

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A Celebration of Harry Potter took place at Universal Orlando this past weekend and Sandra visited, so we talk to her about her experience at the event and wrap up by asking her some rapid fire questions.

Please go and follow Sandra on Twitter @SandraPedicini

 

 

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Direct download: UUOPodcastEpisode181.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:43pm UTC

Welcome to another Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast.

On this episode we bring a listener sugessted segment, A Top 5 List.

The subject of this Top 5 list, is the Top 5 Bathrooms at Universal Orlando Resort.

Please go to our BLOG and comment and leave us YOUR top 5 bathrooms.

ENJOY!!

Planning a trip to Orlando?

Then why not let our sponsor, Fairy Godmother Travel take care of it for you.

 

Head over to their WEBSITE to find out more and let them know you heard about them from us, every UUOP referal helps us continue to bring you the best coverage of the Universal Orlando Resort.

ALSO

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Music: Dubstep - Bensound.com

 

 

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See you next week.....

Direct download: UUOPodcastEpisode180.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:40pm UTC

For Episode 179, we begin, as we always do, with The Producers Club birthdays.

We continue our Great Florean Fortscue's Ice-Cream Debate by hearing from Brian.

If you want to be part of the debate, all you have to do is record us a message letting us know WHO you are, WHERE you are and which is your favorite Ice-Cream from the Diagon Alley flavor

- email them to us at podcast@uuopodcast.com 

or

go to SPEAKPIPE and leave them there.

We delve in to the news, by bringing you an update on the recent attack in Islands of Adventure.

A few attractions are down right now, for annual maintenance.

The concert line up for this year's MARDI GRAS, at Universal Orlando, have been announced, we let you know who is involved.

We wrap up the news with some new info about Skull Island : Reign of Kong.

Maureen from Autism at the Parks then takes us back in to Jurassic Park to give us some info for the Raptor Encounter.

Planning a trip to Orlando?

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Darren and Hunter recently received some surveys hinting at changes coming to Universal Orlando Annual Passes, they let us know what could be coming.

We then wrap up with some listener emails.

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See you next week.....

Direct download: UUOPodcastEpisode179.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:03pm UTC

2016 and beyond is going to be a very exciting time at Universal Orlando Resort.

We invite theme park writer and podcaster, Jim Hill on to the show to talk about the changes that are coming to the resort.

We talk:

 Loew's Sapphire Falls hotel,

new waterpark - Volcano Bay,

Nintendo,

the Incredible Hulk Coaster,

Fast and Furious : Supercharged,

 Race through New York with Jimmy Fallon,

the new 450+ acre plot of land,

Jurassic World,

Skull Island : Reign of Kong

and The Secret Life of Pets.

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Music: Dubstep - Bensound.com

 

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See You Next Week!

 

 

 

 

 

Direct download: UUOPodcastEpisode178.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:00pm UTC

Happy New Year everyone.

2016 promises to be a great year for the Universal Orlando Resort and for the Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast.

 

We kick off the new year by bringing you our new Podcast Debate - The Great Florean Fortescues Ice Cream Debate.

 

 

If you would like to be part of the debate, all you have to do is make a recording letting us know who you are, where you are from and which is your favourite flavour of Ice Cream from Florean Fortescue's in Diagon Alley.

Email them to us at podcast@uuopodcast.com 

OR 

got to SPEAKPIPE and record it there.

 

We then bring you up to date with the latest news from around the Universal Orlando Resort.

 

 

 

The new metal detectors installed at the bag check area at Universal Orlando.

 

And a new choice of Butterbeer at The Leaky Cauldron.

 

Following that we head in to Jurassic Park with Maureen for another Autism at the Park.

 

 

Planning a trip to Orlando?

 

 

Then why not let our sponsor, Fairy Godmother Travel take care of it for you.

 

Head over to their WEBSITE to find out more and let them know you heard aboout them from us, every UUOP referal helps us continue to bring you the best covergae of the Universal Orlando Resort.

 

WE then have some emails from John, Courtney and James before wrapping up with the Ride Audio from Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts.

 

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See you next week..... 

Direct download: UUOPodcastEpisode177.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:15am UTC

This episode is a show that originally aired in 2012 as a Thanksgiving Special, on which we invited Tim, Brett and Paul, from the WDWFanboys, on to the show to have a bit of fun by taking a Universal attraction and giving it a Disney make-over.

Sadly, the WDWFanboys are no more, but you can still find Tim at:

WDW Theme Parks

 

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  Be Adventurous!

 

Direct download: UUOPodcastEpisode176.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:30pm UTC

Happy Holidays everyone.

This episode is a very Grinchmas episode, but we do begin with something a little special that we have been working on for a while and hope you enjoy.

Following that we take you "live" to Islands of Adventure, to hear about Grinchmas at Islands of Adventure, from Darren, Nina, Hunter and Kim and we wrap up with the full audio of 2015's How the Grinch Stole Christmas show, performed in Suess Landing.

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Direct download: UUOPodcastEpisode175.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:30pm UTC

The holidays are here at Universal Orlando and Darren visited the park to check out what's going on at Universal Studios Florida .

You can check out his video of the MACY'S PARADE and Travis' PHOTO UPDATE.

The Christmas celebrations are also in full swing at Universal Studios Hollywood, Dr. Ian Malcolm visited to check it out as well as to see what's going on at the park.

You can check out his PHOTO UPDATE.

There are many offerings at the park as far as Christmas festivities, but we go in to what we think they could do to improve it.

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  Be Adventurous!

 

 

 

 

Direct download: UUOPodcastEpisode174.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:30pm UTC

In 2016 the Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast  will be making some changes and we clue you in on what they will be at the start of the show, we look forward to going in to 2016 and being your Number 1 Universal Orlando Podcast.

Throughout 2015, we have asked listeners to enter in to the Great Butterbeer Debate and we wrap up the debate with the last entries from Franc, Julie, Ryan and John, check back soon for next years debate.

There is lots going on at Universal Orlando Resort at the moment and in the news we cover Skyplex and the unveiling of Universal's new 474 acre plot of land, Williams of Hollywood, Simpsons upgrades, a new Sweet Shop in Diagon Alley, Beetlejuice, parking prices and more.

We then head in to Hogsmeade with Maureen for another Autism at the Parks.

 

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    Let them know you heard about them on UUOP.

We have spent a lot of time in recent months discussing the amount of screen based attractions at Universal Orlando Resort, we have received many emails from our listeners about it also and with some general emails, we wrap up the show.

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  Be Adventurous!

 

 

 

 

Direct download: UUOPodcastEpisode173.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:30pm UTC