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TPU Exclusive: Never Before Seen Ren and Stimpy Shows at Universal Studios Florida Revealed

If you were a 90’s kid, the highlight of any trip to Universal Studios Florida was the Nickelodeon Studios Tour. Nearly every Nickelodeon show ended with ” ______ was produced before a live studio audience at Nickelodeon Studios at Universal Studios Florida!” For nearly fifteen years, park guests got to take a behind-the-scenes look at

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Super Mario and Donkey Kong NOT Headed to Universal Studios Florida – Supposedly

Recently, WFTV News in Orlando reported on plans to demolish Kidzone at Universal Studios Florida in order to add Nintendo additions. According to the plans filed with Orange County, Universal Orlando planned to wipe out everything from the Animal Actors Show all the way back to the Curious George Interactive Playground. While the scope of

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Could Virtual Line Work At All Major Universal Theme Park Attractions?

Something tells me I’m not getting a Christmas card from Universal Parks this year. Recently we have uncovered a lot regarding the future plans for the Universal Orlando Resort. Facial recognition technology, Nintendo attraction concept art, Bourne Identity taking over for Terminator 2: 3-D and on and on. Today we are going to discuss the

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Why is Terminator 2: 3D Closing?

Did you notice anything funky with the recent (and somewhat sudden) closing announcement of Terminator 2: 3D at Universal Studios Florida recently? Oh you didn’t? That’s because no press release has been given as of the writing of this article regarding the closing of that attraction. Which is a bit strange seeing that every other

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Universal Theme Parks future expansion looking to steamroll competition

There has never been a better time to be a theme park fan. If you follow the industry of themed entertainment like we do here at Theme Park University, it will come as no surprise that all eyes have been on Universal Studios for the past few years. Sure, the Mouse has their own expansions

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New Universal Studios Florida Store sells props from the park and beyond

Just in time for holiday shopping, a new store has opened at Universal Studios Florida selling props, signs and more from the park. Williams of Hollywood, home of the former magic shop next to Mel’s Drive-In, recently reopened to sell these one-of-a-kind items. By the way, the namesake of the store is a nod to

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Universal Top Brass Clocks Out at Universal Studios Florida

Disney Parks are famous for cleverly hiding the names of their Imagineers and top management in signage, on windows and anywhere that fits the theme of specific location. What many theme park fans don’t realize is Universal has been doing this for years and there are many spots around Universal Orlando to find their names. Take,

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Universal Studios Florida Debuts New Street Entertainment

You’d think with over 100 years of movie making under its belt, Universal Studios has a large pool of pretty impressive characters and films to choose from when adding new entertainment to their parks. Unfortunately, that doesn’t seem to be the case these days. A week after Labor Day 2015, Universal Studios Florida rolled out a

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Disaster Studios Employed Universal Studios Veterans

Now that Disaster at Universal Studios Florida has officially closed, I figured I would take the time to share one of my favorite tributes to theme park employees. Any Disney fan knows that the mouse loves to pay tribute to their best-of-the-best in the windows that line Main Street U.S.A., but Universal Studios does things

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How Many Projection Based Attractions does Universal Studios Florida Need?

The announcement of Fast & Furious: Supercharged, opening at Universal Studios Florida in 2017, has got me thinking about one question: do we need more projection based attractions? To be clear, there is no question what a mega-franchise Fast & Furious is considering the seventh film grossed over $1.5 billion at the box office worldwide.

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