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The Simpsons Ride

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  • Fodor's Choice

Published 07/06/2017

Fodor's Review

As you enter this ride through Krusty the Clown's gaping mouth, and then receive a video greeting by citizens of Springfield, police chief Clancy Wiggum reminds you that if you must get sick, do it in your hat—and thus the tone is set for your arrival in one of television's most popular animated communities. The preshow explains that Krusty has expanded his empire to include a theme park, which his disgruntled former sidekick, Sideshow Bob, plans to sabotage. After a fairly tame start, your virtual soars through virtual Springfield, plunging toward familiar businesses and buildings, and narrowly escaping disaster as Sideshow Bob tears up the tracks and sends you racing through wild scenes in a variety of locations such as Disney, SeaWorld—and hell. Several times you're saved by the split-second timing of an unexpected hero. If you have even a scintilla of motion sickness, this one will throw you for a colorful, cartoonish loop. Guests who are pregnant or who have heart, back, or neck problems shouldn't ride. For people with disabilities: Guests in wheelchairs must transfer to a ride vehicle. Use Express Pass.

Sight Information


World Expo, Universal Orlando Resort, Florida, 32819, USA

Sight Details:

  • Duration: 6 mins. Crowds: Heavy. Audience: Not Small Kids. Must be at least 40 inches to ride; adults must accompany kids between 40 and 48 inches.

Published 07/06/2017


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