Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast

Welcome the the 1st episode of the Dead Man's Digest for HHN 26! On this show, Darren, Nina and Travis tackle ticket prices, discuss the announcements that have already taken place and talk about rumors for this year's event.

Be sure to follow @uuopdarren, @travisterrell12 and @nthompson91 on Twitter!

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On this episode we begin with some Producers Club birthdays and then another Florean Fortescue's Ice-Cream Debate, this time, from Kevin.

We still want you to join in with the Great Florean Fortescue's Ice-Cream Debate.

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or

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In the NEWS we discuss the Halloween Horror Nights Icon announcement.

Find out more HERE.

As well as some HHN ticket info.

and

An incident at Volcano Bay.

 

We then head in to Marvel Superhero Island with Maureen for Autism at the Park

 

Planning a trip to Orlando?

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

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Our feature topic this is week is Darren's review of Skull Island : Reign of Kong.

He got to ride it recently during technical rehearsals.

Warning!

Most of what Darren will talk about will be classed as spoilers, we do talk a little bit spoiler free, but not much.

If you want to see some pictures from the attraction, check out our recent PHOTO UPDATE

and also go and check out the video on our YOUTUBE channel.

Stay tuned after the outro for full audio of the ride itself.

Reign of Kong audio provided by : Travis Terrell

 

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This our 200th episode, thank you so much for listening and here's to 200 more.

On this episode we ask each other our Listener Q&A Rapid Fire questions, interspersed with some listener submitted questions about Universal Orlando and some we answer some questions about our favorite parts of 200 episodes.

What has been your favorite episode?

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 referral helps us continue to bring you the best coverage of the Universal Orlando Resort.

ALSO

We would really appreciate it if you would head over to Itunes and subscribe to the show and leave us a review.

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 See you next week.

 

Direct download: UUOPodcastEpisode200.mp3
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On this episode we begin with some Producers Club birthdays and then another Florean Fortescue's Ice-Cream Debate, this time, from Nina.

We still want you to join in with the Great Florean Fortescue's Ice-Cream Debate.

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.

In the NEWS we discuss another Halloween Horror Nights announcement.

Find out more HERE.

A new on ride photo available at Islands of Adventure.

A casting call for Toothsome Chocolate Emporium.

and we finish the news by talking about Team Member previews for Skull Island : Reign of Kong

We then head in to Marvel Superhero Island with Maureen for 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 about them from us, every UUOP referral helps us continue to bring you the best coverage of the Universal Orlando Resort.

We then invite Tom Henson on to the show to talk about his attempt at the Kitchen Challenge at Universal's On-Site Hotel, the Hard Rock Hotel.

You can check out Tom's challenge video.

HERE

 

ENJOY!

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 or if you listen on Stitcher Radio, please leave us a review there too.

 

Don't forget to check out our friends DISAFTERDARK.

Sound Effects by www.freesfx.com

Music: Dubstep - Bensound.com

 

 

Don't forget to follow us on twitter - @Uuopodcast

 

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See you next week...

Direct download: UUOPodcastEpisode199.mp3
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On this episode we delve in to the UUOP mailbag to read and answer some listener questions.

We answer some questions about Laurel's upcoming trip, give Jessica some hints and tips for her solo trip to Universal Orlando Resort, we help Donna plan her trip to the parks for Mardi Gras, Andy let's us know his thoughts on some of our recent shows and Stan asks us about the longest lines we've stood in.

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 referral helps us continue to bring you the best coverage of the Universal Orlando Resort.

ALSO

We would really appreciate it if you would head over to Itunes and subscribe to the show and leave us a review.

Even if you don't use Itunes, it will really help us build up the awareness of the podcast.

ITUNES

 

 or if you listen on Stitcher Radio, please leave us a review there too.

STITCHER

 

Don't forget to check out our friends DISAFTERDARK. 

 

Sound Effects by www.freesfx.com

 

Don't forget to follow us on: 

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AND

YOUTUBE

  Email us at podcast@uuopodcast.com 

 See you next week.

Direct download: UUOPodcastEpisode198.mp3
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On this episode we begin with another Florean Fortescue's Ice-Cream Debate from Jennifer.

We still want you to join in with the Great Florean Fortescue's Ice-Cream Debate.

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.

In the NEWS we discuss the big reveal of the King Kong animatronic in Skull Island : Reign of Kong.

Find out more HERE

The re-introduction of plastic passes at Universal Orlando.

Find out more HERE

And the new name for the NBA City replacement.

We then head in to Marvel Superhero Island with Maureen for 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 about them from us, every UUOP referral helps us continue to bring you the best coverage of the Universal Orlando Resort.

We hear about the new Hulk queue from listener George Robinette and then Darren tells us about his experience of the new Production Tour at Revenge of the Mummy.

Stay tuned after the outro for this months Universal Orlando Attraction audio.

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Don't forget to check out our friends DISAFTERDARK.

Sound Effects by www.freesfx.com

Music: Dubstep - Bensound.com

 

 

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Direct download: UUOPodcastEpisode197.mp3
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On this episode we talk to Gary Goddard about his work on the Universal Studios Florida attraction T2:3D - Battle Across Time.

From inception right up to the opening of the attraction.

If you are a fan of the attraction or the creation of theme park attractions, you'll love this show.

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 referral helps us continue to bring you the best coverage of the Universal Orlando Resort.

ALSO

We would really appreciate it if you would head over to Itunes and subscribe to the show and leave us a review.

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Don't forget to check out our friends DISAFTERDARK. 

 

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Don't forget to follow us on: 

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 See you next week.

Direct download: UUOPodcastEpisode196.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:09pm PDT

On this episode we begin with our Florean Fortescue's Ice-Cream Debate from Chris.

We still want you to join in with the Great Florean Fortescue's Ice-Cream Debate.

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.

In the NEWS we talk about the recent DreamWorks acquisition by ComCast:

Read the article HERE.

The second Halloween Horror Nights maze announcement.

Read about it HERE

Universal Orlando reveal new details about the Hulk coaster.

Read more about it HERE

And finally we hear about two Universal Orlando thieves.

Read about it HERE

 

We then head in to Marvel Superhero Island with Maureen for Autism at the Park

We then head over to Islands of Adventure with Maureen for another Autism at the Park and our last visit to Toon Lagoon

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 referral helps us continue to bring you the best coverage of the Universal Orlando Resort.

We finish the show by talking about the recent purchase of DreamWorks Animation by ComCast

ENJOY!

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Don't forget to check out our friends DISAFTERDARK.

Sound Effects by www.freesfx.com

Music: Dubstep - Bensound.com

 

 

Don't forget to follow us on twitter - @Uuopodcast

 

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See you next week...

 

Direct download: UUOPodcastEpisode195.mp3
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On this episode we bring you the audio from the recent

Entertainment Designers Forum.

This is the edited down, Universal specific, first Q&A session which featured:

Mike Aiello (Director of Entertainment - Creative Development Universal Orlando Resort - ‎Universal Orlando,

Michael Burnett (Makeup Designer for Universal Orlando)

And Actors

James Keaton (Jack the Clown, The Shrunken Head, Mystic Fountain)

and Erin Cline (Chance).

We hope you enjoy a little glimpse behind the scenes of the people that bring Universal Orlando Resort to life.

 

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 referral helps us continue to bring you the best coverage of the Universal Orlando Resort.

ALSO

We would really appreciate it if you would head over to Itunes and subscribe to the show and leave us a review.

Even if you don't use Itunes, it will really help us build up the awareness of the podcast.

ITUNES

 

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STITCHER

 

Don't forget to check out our friends DISAFTERDARK. 

 

Sound Effects by www.freesfx.com

 

Don't forget to follow us on: 

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AND

YOUTUBE

  Email us at podcast@uuopodcast.com 

 See you next week.

Direct download: UUOPodcastEpisode194.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00pm PDT

On this episode we some Producers Club birthdays and then move on to Florean Fortescue's Ice-Cream Debate from Rebecca and Gabe.

We still want you to join in with the Great Florean Fortescue's Ice-Cream Debate.

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.

In the news we discuss some recent Skull Island : Reign of Kong updates, Universal Orlando annual pass price rises, Halloween Horror Nights 26 house announcements, Rock the Universe details and the first quarter injury report.

We then head over to Islands of Adventure with Maureen for another Autism at the Park and our last visit to Toon Lagoon

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 referral helps us continue to bring you the best coverage of the Universal Orlando Resort.

We answer an email from Nicola about spending a week on site at Universal Orlando Resort, some S.P.E.W stories from Mack and a first trip report from Jonathan and wrap up the show with this months Universal Orlando attraction audio which was voted for by you from the choices of The Simpson's, Transformers The Ride 3D and The Frog Choir in Hogmseade.

ENJOY!

We would really appreciate it if you would head over to Itunes and subscribe to the show and leave us a review.

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Don't forget to check out our friends DISAFTERDARK.

Sound Effects by www.freesfx.com

Music: Dubstep - Bensound.com

 

 

Don't forget to follow us on twitter - @Uuopodcast

 

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See you next week...

 

Direct download: UUOPodcastEpisode193.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:56pm PDT