Finding Nemo: The Musical (Disney’s Animal Kingdom) – Part 2

*Sung lyrics in bold.

(Continued from Part 1.)

MARLIN
He’s gone. He can’t be gone! Has anybody seen a boat? Please, they took my son! I’m coming, Nemo!

(DORY enters, singing.)

DORY
La la la la la la la la,
La la la la la la la la,
La la la la la—
Lookout! (She crashes into MARLIN.) Ooh, sorry, sir.

MARLIN
He’s got my son. He’s got Nemo. Have you seen a boat?

DORY
A boat? I’ve seen a boat! Follow me!
La la la la la la la la,
La la la la la la la la,
La la la la la.
(Looking at MARLIN suspiciously.) Do you mind?

MARLIN
What?

DORY
I’m tryin’ to swim here.

MARLIN
But we’re trying to find Nemo. You were showing me which way the boat went.

DORY
A boat? I’ve seen a boat! Follow me!
La la la la la la la la,
La la la la la la la la,
La la la la la.
(Eyeing MARLIN again.) Do I know you?

MARLIN
Yes, you were showing me which way the boat went.

DORY
A boat? I saw a boat—

MARLIN
Wait! We already did this.

DORY
We did? Oh dear
I guess I should explain—
I got this problem with my brain.
Things get really scrambled in my head!
I have no short term memory,
Forget things almost instantly.
I’m not even sure what I just said.
May I help you?

MARLIN
There’s something wrong with you, really. You’re wasting my time. I have to find my son.

DORY
Chico?

MARLIN
Nemo!

BRUCE (Appearing behind them)
Hello, love.

DORY
Well, hi!

BRUCE
Name’s Bruce.

DORY
I’m Dory, and this is…

MARLIN
You don’t need to know. I’m nobody, really. I was just leaving—

BRUCE
I’d like to invite you morsels to a little party I’m having.

DORY
Hey look—balloons! It is a party!

BRUCE
(Laughs.) Mind your distance, though. You wouldn’t want one o’ them to pop! Anchor! Chum!

ANCHOR
It’s about time, mate. I’m starvin’.

CHUM
What’cha bring for us, mate?

BRUCE
Couple o’ tasty bites.

(The SHARKS laugh and make sounds of hunger.)

BRUCE
Alright then! Our meeting has officially come to order. Let us all say the pledge!
Fish are friends.

ANCHOR
Fish are friends.

CHUM
Fish are friends.

SHARKS
Not food!

Though we have long sharp teeth,
We’re nice sharks underneath.
We know that fish are friends, not food.

CHUM
Well, sometimes we know.

SHARKS
Sure we could eat you whole,
But we have self-control!
We know that fish are friends, not food.

MARLIN
I’d like to be your friend!

BRUCE
The stress of life in the ocean
Will lead to emotional eating.

ANCHOR AND CHUM
Yes it will!

BRUCE
When you need help gettin’ through it,
And kelp just won’t do it,
Don’t start feeding—

SHARKS
Swim to our meeting!

Oh yes, we’ve seen the light.
Each day we fight the fight.
To curb our appetite,
And change our attitude.

BRUCE
Fish are friends…

ANCHOR
Fish are friends…

BRUCE
Fish are friends…

CHUM
Fish are food!

BRUCE AND ANCHOR
No!

SHARKS
Fish are friends, not food!

BRUCE
Like we rehearsed, gentlemen.

SHARKS
Doo, doo, doo, doo, etc.

MARLIN
Look! That mask belonged to the diver that took my son!

DORY
Harpo?

MARLIN:
Nemo! What do these markings mean? I can’t read human.

DORY
Hey look—sharks! I bet they can help!

MARLIN
No, no, no! Dory!

DORY
Hey fellas? Guys? Hey?

MARLIN
No Dory!

DORY
If you could just—

MARLIN
Gimme it!

DORY
I know what to— (The mask snaps and gives her a bloody nose.) Ow!

MARLIN
Oh, I’m sorry! Is you’re nose bleeding?

DORY
You really clocked me there!

BRUCE
(Smells the blood.) Ooh that’s good!

ANCHOR AND CHUM
Intervention!

BRUCE
I need a little taste!

ANCHOR AND CHUM
No!

BRUCE
Why let ’em go to waste?

ANCHOR AND CHUM
Bruce!
Remember fish are friends, not food!

ANCHOR
Remember the steps!

ANCHOR AND CHUM
He’s really not so bad.
He never knew his dad.

BRUCE
I need some food!
I need some food!
I need some food!!

(SHARKS start to chase MARLIN and DORY.)

MARLIN
There’s no way out!

DORY
Es-ca-pay! That’s funny, it’s spelt the same as “escape.”

MARLIN
Dory… You can read?

DORY
I can read? Hey, I can read!

MARLIN
Well, read the mask!

BRUCE
I’ve got you in my sight,
I’m having fish tonight!!

DORY
This way!

ANCHOR AND CHUM
Remember fish are friends.
Remember fish are friends.
Remember fish are friends…

(Sound of bombs about to explode.)

BRUCE
Swim away! Swim away!

ANCHOR AND CHUM
Not food.

(Big explosions. Applause. Change of scene to dental office.)

P. SHERMAN
You haven’t been flossing, mate. This won’t hurt a bit. (Sound of dental drill and patient screaming.) Well, maybe a little bit… How’s the missus?

(Patient tries to talk through dental gauze.)

See this little fish? Found him on the reef. Thought he’d make a good present for my niece’s birthday on Friday.

NEMO
Dad? (Bumps into glass side of tank.) Daddy?!

Where’s my dad? I’m all alone.
I’m too small to be here on my own.
I swam away, ’cause I got mad.
But now I really need him.
Where’s my dad?

(Fish tank comes to life with chanting and dancing.)

TANK GANG
Wannahockaloogie! Wannahockaloogie! Wannahockaloogie! Wannahockaloogie! Wannahockaloogie! Wannahockaloogie! Wannahockaloogie! 
Welcome!!

NEMO
Daddy!

DEB
Oh no. We scared him!

PEACH
I don’t know why we just can’t say “hello”?

NEMO
I wanna go home! Daddy!

PEACH
Honey, your dad’s probably back at the pet store.

NEMO
Pet store?

BLOAT
Yeah, ya know. Like I’m from Bob’s Fish-Farm.

DEB
Fish-O-Rama!

BUBBLES
Mail-order…

PEACH
eBay.

NEMO
I—I’m from the ocean!

NIGEL
The ocean, eh?

NEMO
Ahh!

TANK GANG
Hi, Nigel.

NIGEL
I’m from the ocean too! Sorry If I ever took a snap at ya, lad. So what have we got today, mates?

PEACH
Root canal!

NIGEL
Ooh! Has he loosened the periodontal ligiment?

P. SHERMAN
Shoo! Shoo! He’s not your fish! He’s going to my Darla!

(Theme from Psycho plays ominously.)

BLOAT
Darla?! (Puffs.) Oh no!

NEMO
What? What’s wrong with her?

PEACH
Every year, she gets a fish.

DEB
Every year, she shakes the bag!

BLOAT
And every year, that fish goes belly-up!

TANK GANG
She’s a fish killer!

NEMO
I can’t go with that girl—I need my dad! I gotta get back to my dad. Daddy!!

GILL
Hey, kid! You’ll get back to your dad. I’ve been watching you, and you’re small enough to break us free.

NEMO
I don’t swim well. I’ve got a bad fin…

GILL
One bad fin has never stopped me.

PEACH
Your escape plans never work, Gill.

GILL
But this time we’ve got him. I promise, we will all get out, as long as we can swim…
Together!
We swim together!
Cooperation is the secret to our success.

BUBBLES
Bubbles?

GILL
We swim in harmony…

BLOAT
And we start at dentistry.

GILL:
We’re the fish of Pablo Sherman, D.D.S.

This little guy is one of us now. And we can’t send him off to his death. Darla’s coming in five days, but he’ll be long gone by then. We all will—if we do this the way we do everything else!

GILL
Together…

TANK GANG
We swim together!
And together we’ll get out of here as a group.

BLOAT
Oh, I believe we can!

NEMO
Yeah, but what’s the plan?

GILL
We’re gonna jam the filter and fill this tank with poop!

TANK GANG
Huh?

GILL
When this kid jams the filter, the tank will get filthy, and the dentist will have to clean it. He’ll put us into individual bags and we’ll roll out the window into the ocean!

TANK GANG
Ohhh!

BLOAT
The whole “poop” thing threw me.

ALL
Together!
We swim together!

GILL
Little clownfish you’re our ticket to breaking free.

ALL
And if we all join fins,
Everybody wins!
And we’ll swim together
In the open sea!

GILL
So what’s your name, kid?

NEMO
I’m Nemo!

(Applause. Continued in Part 3.)

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Finding Nemo: The Musical (Disney’s Animal Kingdom) – Part 1

*Sung lyrics in bold.

(Preshow ends. Overture begins. Curtain rises to reveal MARLIN and CORAL in their nest filled with eggs, looking out over the ocean.)

MARLIN
Wow… Look at this spectacular view! Did your man deliver or did he deliver?

CORAL
(Laughing) Marlin, shh! You’re gonna wake the kids! We still have to name them. I like Nemo.

MARLIN
Nemo? Well, we can name one Nemo, but I’d like most of them to be Marlin Jr.

(Music turns ominous.)

What was that? Get inside Coral. No, Coral, don’t go out there. Leave it alone! Coral!

(Sound of zapping and CORAL disappears along with all the eggs except one.)

Coral?! (To the remaining egg.) Oh… There, there. Daddy’s got you. I promise, I will never let anything happen to you… Nemo.

(Change of scene as NEMO gets older.)

NEMO
First day of school! Time for school!

MARLIN
All right, we’re excited. It’s your first day of school, Nemo. We’re ready to learn—to get some knowledge.
Now what’s the one thing we remember before we head out from here?

NEMO
The ocean’s not safe,
So we have to check if the coast is clear.

MARLIN
Right.
We go out,
And then back in.
And then we go out,
And then back in.
And one more time, out,
And then back in.
And sometimes,
If you want to do it four times—

NEMO
Come on!

MARLIN
Okay…

NEMO
Hey Dad, hey Dad, wouldn’t it be cool
If I maybe met a shark while I’m at school?

MARLIN
No!

NEMO
Or an angel fish!
Is it true that they have wings?

MARLIN
I don’t think so.

NEMO
Can you believe there are so many things
In the big, blue world?
I’m gonna go explore!
In the big, blue world,
That I’ve never seen before.
So many creatures,
Swimming ’round the sea.
In the big, blue world,
And all of them are waiting for me!

MARLIN
That’s what I’m afraid of!

NEMO
Hey, Dad! Do you know how old sea turtles are?

MARLIN
Sea turtles? I don’t know…

NEMO
Sandy Plankton said that they could live to be a hundred!

MARLIN
Well, If I ever meet one, I’ll ask him.

NEMO
Me too! Maybe I’ll meet a sea turtle and a shark!

MARLIN
I know you’re excited,
But let’s take a little pause.
Sharks are not our friends, Nemo.
Haven’t you seen Jaws?

NEMO
What?

MARLIN
You don’t want to meet a swordfish;
You don’t want to meet a whale.

NEMO
I want to meet a whale!

MARLIN
You need me around to watch your tail!
In the big blue world,
You’re just a little fish.

NEMO
Aw, Dad…

MARLIN
In the big blue world
You’ll be seen as a tasty dish.

NEMO
No!

MARLIN
You mean so much to me.
I don’t know what I would do
In this big blue world,
If something should happen to you.

NEMO
No need to worry, Dad,
I’ll be okay!

MARLIN
I’m scared you’ll end up as a clownfish filet.
We can turn right around,
We could wait one more year.

NEMO
Don’t be so boring, Dad—
I belong here!

(Curtains open to reveal all kinds of SEA CREATURES on stage and in the aisles.)

Wow! Isn’t it beautiful?!

MARLIN
Nemo!

NEMO
Come on, dad!

MARLIN
Hold my fin! Hold my fin!

SEA CREATURES
Take a look around you.
The ocean’s alive!
In the big blue world,
It’s time for you to arrive.

MARLIN
Is this where we meet his teacher?

DADS
Yup. Sure is. Mhmm.

TAD
What’s wrong with his fin?

TAD’S DAD
Be nice! It’s his first day of school!

MARLIN
He was born with it, kids. We call it his lucky fin.

NEMO
Dad!

MR. RAY (Entering)
Let’s name the zones,
The zones, the zones!
Let’s name the zones of the open sea!

KIDS
Mr. Ray!

MR. RAY
Climb aboard explorers! Who’s this?

NEMO
I’m Nemo.

MARLIN
He’s got a little fin. I find if he gets tired, just give him a break. Ten, fifteen minutes—

NEMO
Dad!

MR. RAY
Don’t worry. We’re gonna travel as a group.

MARLIN
Nemo, you’re such a special kid.
Want me to come with you?
I’d feel better if I did.
Remember everything I’ve told you…

NEMO
Dad, I’ll be alright.

MR. RAY
Climb aboard explorers!
Hold on tight!
Are you ready?

NEMO
Yes, I’m ready!

MR. RAY
Really ready?

MARLIN
I don’t think I’m ready.

MR. RAY AND NEMO
We’re ready to go!

ENSEMBLE
In the big, blue world!
(We’re ready to go!)
In the big, blue world!
(We’re ready to go!)
In the big, blue world…

SHELDON’S DAD
You’re doing really well for a first timer.

PEARL’S DAD
I remember I was a mess when my kid first went to The Drop-Off.

MARLIN
Well, what are you gonna do? You gotta let ’em go sometime—The Drop-Off?!

(Applause. Change of scene to The Drop-Off. The KIDS look up at a boat.)

SHELDON
What’s that?

TAD
Sandy Plankton said it’s called a “butt”…

PEARL
Whoa, that’s a pretty big butt!

SHELDON
Look at us… We’re gonna touch the butt!

PEARL
Come on, Nemo!

TAD
How far can you go?

NEMO
Um, my dad says it’s not safe—

MARLIN (Appearing)
Nemo!! No, you can’t be anywhere near here!

NEMO
I wasn’t gonna—

MARLIN
You’re not ready! I was right. We’ll try school again next year.

NEMO
But dad!

MARLIN
You know you can’t swim well.

NEMO
I can!

MARLIN:
No you can’t! Now come along.
You think that you can do these things,
But you are wrong!

NEMO
I hate you.

(He starts to swim toward the boat.)

MARLIN:
Nemo! What are you doing? You get back here! You are in big trouble, young man. Do you hear me Big, big—

(NEMO is captured in a net.)

NEMO
Ahh!! Daddy, help me!!

MARLIN
Nemo!!! Oh, no, please, please! Wait. Please, slow down!

(Mask falls from the diver, but NEMO is gone. Continued in Part 2.)

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Finding Nemo: The Musical (Disney’s Animal Kingdom) – Preshow

(Preshow Announcements)

CRUSH
Hey, human dudes! It’s the Crush man—with my little guy, Squirt.

SQUIRT
Dudes!

CRUSH
And we’re wondering if any of you human dudes speak turtle? If you do, say “Chah!”

AUDIENCE
Chah!

CRUSH
Whoa! Well, Squirt here’s gonna give you the lowdown on the turtle speak.

SQUIRT
Okay, first we need everybody to say “Totally!”—real loud, on the count of three. Ready? One, two, three!

AUDIENCE
Totally!

SQUIRT
Okay, everybody. Now say “Sweet!”—real loud, on the count of three. One, two, three!

AUDIENCE
Sweet!

SQUIRT
Okay, now put those two words together, and say ’em both really, really loud! Ready? One, two, three!

AUDIENCE
Totally sweet!

SQUIRT
One more time!

AUDIENCE
Totally sweet!

SQUIRT
Whoa! Did ya hear ’em, Dad? Did you hear?

CRUSH
Huh-huh! Totally! Now, put your fins together, human dudes—’cause you just talked like a turtle! Awesome!

ANNOUNCER
Welcome to Finding Nemo: The Musical. Please remember, there is no smoking inside the theatre. For the safety of our performers, absolutely no flash photography or video lights are allowed. We ask that you please turn off all cellphones and pagers. Once the show begins, the theatre will be filled with effects and performers in the aisles around you. If for any reason you must leave before the end of the show, please contact one of our ushers who can direct you safely toward an exit. Thank you!

(Spanish safety spiel.)

And now, on behalf of Disney’s Animal Kingdom, we are proud to present Finding Nemo: The Musical!

(Continued in Part 1.)

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Mickey and the Magical Map (Disneyland)

*Sung lyrics in bold.

(Music begins. Curtain starts to rise.)

YEN SID (Voiceover)
Not long ago, on a day not unlike today, one of my most fascinating creations was nearly complete. It was a map unlike any other—a wondrous map, with power to transport dreamers to any place imaginable.

(Steps read “Mickey and the Magical Map.” Music changes to “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice,” and dancers carrying paintbrushes enter down the stairs. YEN SID appears on screen.)

YEN SID
And yet, the map was still unfinished…

(SPOT descends from above the map and lands in place. Music changes.)

FEMALE SOLIST
There’s a feeling that you were meant to find.
Let the voice of inspiration be your guide.

MALE AND FEMALE SOLOISTS
Every color, every wonder that your heart has inside…

FEMALE SOLIST
Find your direction, feel the connection,
Follow the light!

CHORUS
(Light, light, light.)

If we all believe in a world of dreams,
And imagination…
If we overcome, there’s no way to know
Where this spark will take us.
So much more than a destination.

FEMALE SOLOIST
A journey to imagination!

(MICKEY MOUSE enters, carrying two paint buckets. He wipes his brow.)

MICKEY MOUSE
Whew. (He sees a paintbrush left unattended and gasps. He runs over to it and picks it up.)

YEN SID
(Appearing on screen behind MICKEY MOUSE.) You are an apprentice, Mickey. Someday, when you learn the secret of the map, then you may join the others.

MICKEY MOUSE
(Disappointed.) Oh, gosh.

FEMALE SOLOIST
When we get lost,
And we don’t know which way we’re going…

MALE SOLOIST
Look inside and trust…

MALE AND FEMALE SOLOISTS
We’ll get there!
We’ll get there!

CHORUS
If we all believe in a world of dreams,
And imagination…
If we overcome, there’s no way to know
Where this spark will take us.
So much more than a destination.

A journey…

MALE SOLOIST
Journey…

CHORUS
Journey to imagination!

MALE SOLOIST
Imagination.

CHORUS
Imagination!

(Applause. CHORUS exits, leaving MICKEY MOUSE alone. He notices the black SPOT.)

MICKEY MOUSE
Hey, wait—you missed a spot! Hmmm… Now’s my chance. Maybe if I paint this spot, Master Yen Sid will let me become a mapmaker. Huh, nobody’s looking—what could it hurt? (Chuckles.) I’ll finish painting the map. (He picks up a paintbrush and pokes the SPOT, which comes to life and makes squeaking noise.) What was that? (SPOT runs away from the brush.) Oh, you wanna play? Oh, you’re ticklish aren’t ya?

SPOT
Uh-huh!

MICKEY MOUSE
Hey spot, come back. (SPOT jumps over MICKEY MOUSE and moves the compass on the map.) I gotta finish painting ya. (Map begins to move.) Woah—uh, this map is magic!

(Map parts in the center to reveal jungle dancers and KING LOUIE.)

KING LOUIE
Now, I’m the king of the swingers,
Ooh, the jungle VIP.
I’ve reached the top, and had to stop,
And that’s what’s a-botherin’ me

I wanna be a man, man cub,
And stroll right into town.
And be just like the other men—
I’m tired of monkeying around.

Oh, oobee doo,
I wanna be like you.
I wanna walk like you,
Talk like you too.
You see it’s true,
An ape like me
Can learn to be human too!

(Dance break with trumpet solo. KING LOUIE scats.)

KING LOUIE
Oh, wanna be, wanna be,
Wanna be like you.
Walk like, talk like—
Just wanna be like you!

Oh, oobee doo,
I wanna be like you.
I wanna walk like you,
Talk like you too.
You see it’s true,
An ape like me
Can learn to be human too

(KING LOUIE and CHORUS scat.)

KING LOUIE
You see it’s true,
An ape like me
Can learn to be human too.
(Scat.)
Can learn to be human too!

(Applause. Map starts moving. MICKEY MOUSE pops up out of paint can.)

MICKEY MOUSE
Woah, huh—what just happened?! All right Spot, where’d you go? (SPOT makes a noise and emerges from his hiding place. He squirts purple paint at MICKEY MOUSE.) Hey!You’re not supposed to paint me—I’m supposed to paint you! Take that! (He throws blue paint at SPOT.) Uh, hey! What’re ya doing? (SPOT engulfs the area below MICKEY MOUSE, and he begins to move down into the map.) I’m sinking… into the map! (He appears as part of the map and grabs on to the “W” on the compass, which starts to fly.) Oh boy! Wow—this is amazing! Whoa! I’m flying!

(MICKEY MOUSE flies off the map. It begins to turn blue with the sound of rushing water. POCAHONTAS rises up from the map as music changes to “Just Around the Riverbend.”)

POCAHONTAS
What I love most about rivers is:
You can’t step in the same river twice.
The water’s always changing, always flowing.
But people, I guess, can’t live like that,
We all must pay a price.
To be safe, we lose our chance of ever knowing
What’s around the riverbend.
Waiting just around the riverbend!

I look once more,
Just around the riverbend.
Beyond the shore,
Where the gulls fly free.
Don’t know what for!
What I dream the day might send,
Just around the riverbend.
For me…
Coming for me.

(MULAN enters, and music changes to “Reflection.”)

MULAN
Who is that girl I see
Staring straight back at me?
Why is my reflection someone I don’t know?
Somehow, I cannot hide
Who I am, though I’ve tried.
When will my reflection show
Who I am inside?

When will my reflection show
Who I am inside?

(RAPUNZEL enters. Music changes to “I See the Light.”)

RAPUNZEL
All those days watching from the windows,
All those years outside looking in.
All that time never even knowing
Just how blind I’ve been.

(FLYNN RIDER enters.)

FLYNN RIDER
Now she’s here…

RAPUNZEL
Now I’m here…

FLYNN RIDER
Shining in the starlight.

RAPUNZEL
Blinking in the starlight.

FLYNN RIDER
Now she’s here…

RAPUNZEL
Now I’m here…

FLYNN RIDER
Suddenly, I see…

RAPUNZEL
Suddenly, I see…

FLYNN RIDER
If she’s here…

RAPUNZEL
Standing here…

FLYNN RIDER
It’s crystal clear…

RAPUNZEL
It’s oh, so clear…

FLYNN RIDER AND RAPUNZEL
I’m where I’m meant to go!

FLYNN RIDER, RAPUNZEL, MULAN, AND POCAHONTAS
And at last I see the light…

FLYNN RIDER
And it’s like the fog has lifted.

FLYNN RIDER, RAPUNZEL, MULAN, AND POCAHONTAS
And at last I see the light…

RAPUNZEL
And it’s like the sky is new.

FLYNN RIDER AND RAPUNZEL
And it’s warm, and real, and bright,
And the world has somehow shifted.
All at once, everything is different,
Now that I see you.

POCAHONTAS
Is all my dreaming at an end?

FLYNN RIDER, RAPUNZEL, MULAN, AND POCAHONTAS
And it’s warm, and real, and bright,
And the world has somehow shifted.

MULAN
When will my reflection show—

FLYNN RIDER AND RAPUNZEL
All at once, everything is different,
Now that I see you.

POCAHONTAS
Just around the riverbend!

MULAN
Who I am inside?

(Applause. Quartet exits. SPOT re-enters, followed by MICKEY MOUSE.)

MICKEY MOUSE
Oh, Spot… No use hiding. (SPOT makes noise.) I’m putting the brush down. (He pretends to put the brush down and SPOT naively believes him. He comes out and MICKEY MOUSE almost paints him. He runs away again.) I’ll getcha! Fine… if you won’t come to me, I’ll come to you! (He splashes paint in the shape of a staircase.) Look what I just painted! (He grabs SPOT, who struggles.) Gotcha! Stop squirming! (SPOT escapes and crashes into the compass. Water begins gushing out.) Uh oh—looks like we sprung a leak. Better hold my breath… Now where are we going?

(MICKEY MOUSE and SPOT exit as the map descends into the ocean. “Under the Sea” begins playing as dancers and SEBASTIAN enter.)

SEBASTIAN
Hey! Hahaha…

The seaweed is always greener
In someody else’s lake.
You dream about going up there,
But that is a big mistake.
Just look at the world around you,
Right here on the ocean floor.
Such wonderful things surround you—
What more is you looking for?

CHORUS
Under the sea.
Under the sea.

SEBASTIAN
Darling, it’s better
Down where it’s wetter.
Take it from me.

Up on the shore, they work all day.
Out in the sun, they slave away,
While we devoting
Full time to floating,
Under the sea.

Hahaha, yay!

(Dance break. Dancers get inside giant bubbles.)

SEBASTIAN
Here we go now!

The newt play the flute,
The carp pay the harp.
The plaice play the bass,
And they sounding sharp.
The bass play the brass,
The chub play the tub.
The fluke is the duke of soul (yeah!).

The ray he can play
He lings on the strings.
The trout rocking out,
The blackfish she sings.
The smelt and the sprat,
They know where it’s at.
And oh, that blowfish blow!

Under the sea.

CHORUS
Under the sea.

SEBASTIAN
Under the sea.

CHORUS
Under the sea.

SEBASTIAN
When the sardine
Begin the beguine,
It’s music to me!
What do they got?

CHORUS
A lot of sand!

SEBASTIAN
We got a hot crustacean band.
Each little clam here
Know how to jam here,
Under the sea!

Each little slug here,
Cuttin’ a rug here,
Under the sea!

Each little snail here
Know how to wail here.
That’s why it’s hotter
Under the water.

Ya, we in luck here ,
Down in the muck here.
Under the sea!

(Applause. SEBASTIAN and dancers exit. SPOT appear on the map, which is drained of water. MICKEY MOUSE rushes in. SPOT taunts him, forming the shape of a Hidden Mickey.)

MICKEY MOUSE
Ah, come back here! Ooh, boy. (He dumps red paint on the SPOT, who screams.) Ha, take that. (SPOT shakes off the paint.) What? (MICKEY MOUSE traps SPOT under his bucket.) Gotcha!I’m gonna paint you—like it or not!I just gotta be a mapmaker! (SPOT yells and eventually whimpers under the bucket.) Oh gosh.What am I doing? (He lets SPOT out.) I never thought, maybe you just never wanted to be painted. (SPOT celebrates getting through to him.) Aww, you’re a masterpiece just the way you are! (They high-five.) Aw, one more adventure together? What do you say, pal? (SPOT excitedly jumps onto the compass “S.”) All right—you lead the way! (MICKEY MOUSE joins him on the “S,” which begins to fly.) Oh boy! This is the best!

(Music for “Hawaiian Roller Coaster Ride” begins.)

MALE SOLOIST WITH CHORUS ECHOING
Aloha ē, aloha ē
ʻAnoʻai ke aloha ē
Aloha ē, aloha ē
ʻAnoʻai ke aloha ē.

(STITCH appears on the map, and dancers enter.)

MALE SOLOIST
There is no place I’d rather be

CHORUS
Than on my surfboard out at sea.

MALE SOLOIST
Lingering in the ocean blue,

CHORUS
And if I had one wish come true,
I’d surf til the sun sets beyond the horizon
ʻĀwikiwiki mai lohilohi
Lawe mai i ko papa heʻe nalu
Flying by on the hawaiian roller coaster ride!

MEN
ʻĀwikiwiki mai lohilohi

WOMEN
Lawe mai i ko papa heʻe nalu

MEN
Piʻi nā nalu lā lahalaha

WOMEN
ʻO ka moana hānupanupa

MEN
Lalala i ka lā hanahana

WOMEN
Me ke kai hoene i ka puʻe one

MEN
Hele, hele mai kākou ē

CHORUS
Hawaiian roller coaster ride!

There is no place I’d rather be
Than on the seashore, dry, wet, free.
On golden sand is where I lay,
And if I only have it my way
I’d play ’til the sun sets
Beyond the horizon.

WOMEN
Lalala i ka lā hanahana
Me ke kai hoene i ka puʻe one

CHORUS
It’s time to try the Hawaiian roller coaster ride.

ʻĀwikiwiki mai lohilohi
Lawe mai i ko papa heʻe nalu
Piʻi nā nalu lā lahalaha
ʻO ka moana hānupanupa

MICKEY MOUSE
Aloha! Cowabunga! (The map swirls and YEN SID appears to life MICKEY MOUSE back out.) Gosh sir, where’d you come from?

YEN SID
You see, Mickey—by leaving that spot unfinished, you’ve discovered the secret of the map. The map contains never-ending magic, for it will never be completed—not as long as there is imagination left in the world. And now you have found this for yourself, you are no longer an apprentice.

(Dancer enters and gives MICKEY MOUSE a paintbrush.)

MICKEY MOUSE
For me? Wow!

YEN SID
And so, my young friend, it is up to you choose where the magic will take you. The possibilities are endless. (He disappears.)

MICKEY MOUSE
Oh boy. This’ll be great!

(MICKEY MOUSE uses the paintbrush to draw an arc. The compass reappears on the map, and then it opens from the center to reveal TIANA on her showboat. Dancers enter to “Dig a Little Deeper.”)

TIANA
It don’t matter what you look like.

CHORUS
No!

TIANA
It don’t matter what you wear!
How many rings you wear on your fingers—
We don’t care!

CHORUS
No, we don’t care!

TIANA
Don’t matter where you come from.

CHORUS
No!

TIANA
Don’t even matter what you are!
Big, tall, short, and small—
We got ’em all in here!

CHORUS
We got ’em all in here!

TIANA
And they all knew what they wanted,
What they wanted me to do.
I told them what they needed—
Just like I be telling you!

CHORUS
You gotta dig a little deeper…

TIANA
To find out who you are.

CHORUS
You gotta dig a little deeper!

TIANA
It really ain’t that far.
When you found out who you are,
You find out what you need.

CHORUS
Blue skies and sunshine,
Guaranteed!

(Dance break with trumpet solo.)

TIANA
You gotta dig!

CHORUS
Dig!!

TIANA
You gotta dig!

CHORUS
Dig!!
You gotta dig a little deeper!

TIANA
For you it’s gonna be tough.

CHORUS
You gotta dig a little deeper!

TIANA
You ain’t dug down far enough!
Dig down deep inside yourself,
And find out what you need.

CHORUS
Blue skies and sunshine,
Blue skies and sunshine,
Blue skies and sunshine…

TIANA
Guaranteed.
Guaranteed!

MICKEY MOUSE
(Entering.) Come on everybody—join in!

CHORUS
If we all believe in a world of dreams
And imagination.
If we overcome, there’s no way to know
Where this spark will take us!

So much more than a destination!
Journey, journey, journey…
To imagination!

Journey to imagination!

(Applause. Curtain call begins.)

CHORUS
Journey, journey, journey
To imagination!

MICKEY MOUSE
Goodbye, everybody! See ya real soon!

(SPOT shrieks with excitement and flies across the map.)

MICKEY MOUSE
(Chuckles.) Let the journey continue!

(MICKEY MOUSE exits. Show ends.)

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Ellen’s Energy Adventure (Epcot)

(Guests proceed from Pre-Show into the loading area and board ride vehicles.)

MALE SAFETY ANNOUNCER
Ladies and gentlemen, please continue moving to the front of the theatre—filling the front rows first. Once you’ve selected a row, please move all the way to the end of the row. Thank you.

Ladies and gentlemen, please keep your party together and continue moving to the front of the theatre—filling the front rows first. Once you select a row, please move all the way to the end of the row. Thank you.

FEMALE SAFETY ANNOUNCER
Just a reminder, there may be no flash pictures or video lighting inside Ellen’s mind. Because we don’t want to wake her up and spoil the dream. Thank you.

Once again, please do not change rows, and stay clear of the doors. For your safety, remain seated with your hands, arms, feet, and legs inside the theatre car—uh, Ellen’s dream. And be sure to watch your children.

And now, let’s return to Ellen’s dream.

(Lights go out.)

DREAM ELLEN
Why is it so dark?

BILL NYE
Because there’s nothing to see.

DREAM ELLEN
Let me get this straight—you brought me back billions of years so you could show me… nothing?

BILL NYE
Sort of, uh, but out of this nothingness, many scientists believe the universe was born.

DREAM ELLEN
Must’ve been a big delivery room, huh?

BILL NYE
Uh, yeah. Ah, see that single point of very hot, very dense matter? It contains all the energy of the universe. And it’s about to expand at an astonishing rate! Oh, here, better put these on. Hearing protectors… ’cause, it’s the Big Bang!

DREAM ELLEN
The piggy bank?

BILL NYE
No, the Big Bang.

DREAM ELLEN
The ding dang?

BILL NYE
The Big Bang!

DREAM ELLEN
Oh…

BILL NYE
Now, what you’re about to witness took place over billions of years. Oh boy. Whew! Uh, better take cover.

DREAM ELLEN
(Doing semaphore.) All right, universe, you’re cleared for takeoff. Come on. Hahaha… Come on… Bill? Bill Nye? Bill Nye the Science Guy? Bill?!

(BILL NYE pushes DREAM ELLEN out a door just in time before the Big Bang. Screens show solar systems, stars, and planets, and finally zoom in to Earth, where mountains and oceans are forming. After blackness, BILL NYE and DREAM ELLEN appear on screen, wearing safari gear.)

BILL NYE
Here we are! Two hundred twenty million years in the earth’s past. Give or take, uh… a day.

DREAM ELLEN
Bill? Bill, I… I know I asked you to help me with this energy stuff and everything, but I was kind of hoping you’d show me a… slide show.

BILL NYE
A slide show? I guess that’d be easier, but… eh—this is way more fun!

DREAM ELLEN
Uh, yeah… this is fun. Where’s the energy?

BILL NYE
Oh, it’s all around you. See, these plants and animals are soaking up energy from the sun. When they die and get buried, time, pressure, and heat will cook them into the fossil fuels we rely on today—like, uh, coal, natural gas, and oil.

DREAM ELLEN
Wait a minute. You’re telling me that we’re filling our gas tanks with—well, with dinosaur soup?

BILL NYE
Well, not exactly. But dinosaurs did live when fossil fuels were developing in the earth. Dinosaurs are just cool! Let’s check ’em out!

DREAM ELLEN
Why don’t we just skip to the Air Conditioning and Jacuzzi Period, huh?

BILL NYE
Ellen, it’s the chance of a lifetime! It’s the chance of a hundred million lifetimes! Come on!

DREAM ELLEN
You go ahead and make sure it’s safe. I’ll wait here, okay? (To guests.) You might as well go, too. This is my nightmare. No need you stayin’ with me. (Dinosaur makes a loud noise.) Maybe I’ll go. What am I so scared of? It’s just a dinosaur. What’s the big deal about dinosaurs? They’re not so tough. Probably have a brain the size of a pea. (Another dinosaur growls.) Ah… I hope you’re not upset about that pea-brain crack—’cause, you know, now that I think of it, I’m sure peas are… much larger in this time period. I happen to love peas—don’t you? (Dinosaur growls again.) I’ll take that as a maybe. I should get going, ’cause I’m supposed to be dinner—I mean have dinner… with friends. So I should go… Hey, what’s over there?

(Another loud dinosaur noise. Ride vehicles move into dinosaur diorama.)

DREAM ELLEN (Voiceover)
Bill…? Oh, Bill? Where are you? Ow! Bill, is that you? (Dinosaur growls.) That’s your stomach growling, isn’t it? (Dinosaur growls again.) Okay, I told you we should’ve stopped for snacks. (Dinosaur growls louder.) You’re not Bill, are you? I mean, you could be—your name could be Bill, but you’re not the Bill that I—

BILL NYE (Voiceover)
Hey, Ellen!

DREAM ELLEN (Voiceover)
Excuse me, please.

BILL NYE (Voiceover)
Come on, I can see everything over here!

DREAM ELLEN (Voiceover)
No, you come over here. I’m not taking one more step until I can see where I’m going. (Loud dinosaur noise.) That’s good enough for me. Wait up, Bill! I’m coming!

(Ride vehicles move through dinosaur diorama and past ANIMATRONIC ELLEN warding off a large dinosaur.)

ANIMATRONIC ELLEN
Whew, somebody had garlic for lunch! Don’t make me use this thing! I’ll use it! I’ll use the thing! Don’t make me! Stop it! You don’t need to eat me! Trust me, I’ll just spoil your appetite! If you can’t say something nice… then, ya can’t. Hey! Listen mister, don’t give me that attitude! Bill! I could use a little help here! Down, boy. I said, down, boy! Bill? Could you find a park ranger? Park ranger! My, what big teeth you have! And so many! Take that, ya big bullysaurus!

BILL NYE (Voiceover)
Ellen! Hey, Ellen! This way! There’s still lots more to see! Ellen? Ellen? Where are you? Don’t lag behind, This way—let’s check it out! Ellen, let’s get a move on! There’s some way cool stuff just ahead! Something’s falling, Ellen. We don’t have all day. Come on!

RADIO ANNOUNCER (Voiceover)
KNRG news time: 55 million B.C. Now, for a look at our weather. Willard?

WILLARD SCOTT (Voiceover)
Okay! Our ultra-extended forecast calls for decreasing dinosaur population, followed by a sudden growth in those tiny little creatures the size of mice, that we call mammals. Hey, aren’t they cute? Birthday greetings go out to the cockroach! Two hundred million years old today. Boy howdy! And maybe that comet will help get rid of ’em. Now, here’s the traffic update…

TRAFFIC REPORTER (Voiceover)
We’ve got reports that a giant elephant—a Dinotherium to be exact—has popped his trunk and is jackknifed in traffic. Plus, we can expect lots of traffic at the local watering holes, as the mammal population continues to boom!

RADIO ANNOUNCER (Voiceover)
KNRG news time: 1 million B.C. And now to the sports report, live, from the Mastodome.

CHRIS BERMAN (Voiceover)
Mammals dominate the earth! Mammals dominate the earth! The big dinosaurs have been shut out. They’re back, back, back, back, back… gone! Extinct! The big dinosaurs have left the planet! The mammals have shut them out in a major planetary upset!

BILL NYE (Voiceover)
This is KNRG News Radio. Hey, let’s check out the weather report, and see if it’s gonna stay way cool outside. Willard?

WILLARD SCOTT (Voiceover)
Hey, we’re following a massive cold front extending from the Arctic region, all the way down to our planet’s mid-section. Now, we’re urging all mammals to evolve into their winter wardrobe because it’s gonna get chilly! Be sure to develop a thick, furry hide if you wanna make it. How cold it is!

BILL NYE (Voiceover)
Keep your dial tuned to KNRG for continuous news updates. KNRG news time: 900,000 B.C. Now, let’s check out what’s happening in the wild world of fashion.

FEMALE FASHION REPORTER (Voiceover)
Mammals are getting hairier. That’s right. Wooly is definitely in. Whether you’re a mammoth, or a rhino. And saber teeth seem to be a growing fad in the cat world. Also, look for antlers to be very big this year. As big as ten feet on creatures like the Megalosaurus. Wow! And that’s the latest in the fashion world.

BILL NYE (Voiceover)
Is it ever gonna warm up? Let’s find out with a look at the weather. Willard?

WILLARD SCOTT (Voiceover)
You know those giant glaciers we’ve all gotten so used to? Well, they’re gonna be receding to the North and South Poles. Conditions are looking very favorable for a whole new kind of mammal. KNRG news time: 750,000 B.C.

BILL NYE (Voiceover)
And that’s our KNRG up-to-the-minute news report. Now, back to our regularly scheduled program.

(BILL NYE appears on screen.)

BILL NYE
Now we’re exactly where we need to be. All we need now is… Ellen.

DREAM ELLEN
(Swinging in on a vine behind BILL NYE.) Bill? Bill, Bill, Bill? Oh, Bill, Bill!

BILL NYE
Ellen? (Looks behind him.) Oh, there you are!

DREAM ELLEN
Yeah, here I am. (Landing on the ground.) Hey, look—you know, it’s not that I don’t like getting attacked by a snakelike creature, it’s just—

BILL NYE
Shhh! See, we’re at the dawn of the human age. And one of our ancestors is about to make an important discovery—one that will spark the progress of civilization.

DREAM ELLEN
Let’s hope it’s deodorant…

(Cut to CAVE MAN, who yells and waves a stick atop a mountain. He gets struck by lightning and his stick catches on fire. He screams in pain and throws the fiery stick, which lights up a big fire for other CAVE PEOPLE.)

BILL NYE
See? We discovered fire! And we’re really on our way…

(Several CAVE PEOPLE gather around the fire, which leads to the development of ancient civilizations, boats, buildings, machinery, trains, farming, electricity, automobiles, and cities. Camera pans up over the clouds, where a helicopter enters carrying BILL NYE and DREAM ELLEN.)

BILL NYE
So, here we are today.

DREAM ELLEN
Thanks, Bill. You can just drop me back at Jeopardy. I think I’m ready to get back in the game and kick Judy’s big ole—

BILL NYE
But wait! To play the game, you have to know where energy comes from. You have to know where it’s gonna come from—and how to use it more wisely. You see, this is a really big story!

DREAM ELLEN
You heard the man—this is a big story! From now on, we’re dreaming in wide screen. (Screens expand.) Wider! Wider! I sound like a dentist, don’t I? Okay, everybody—rinse and spit! Just kidding—not you, sir. Thank you.

(Cut to the sun rising over a desert.)

BILL NYE
We’ll start with the sun. It’s where most of our energy comes from, and it’s at the heart of some bright ideas for tomorrow.

DREAM ELLEN
Like what, Bill Nye the Science Guy?

BILL NYE
Like solar energy! (Screens show solar energy field.) Solar mirrors are one way to convert the sun’s energy into electricity.

(BILL NYE and DREAM ELLEN appear on screen in warm-weather clothes and sunglasses.)

DREAM ELLEN
Cool! I mean, hot… I mean, coolly hot. Or hotly cool. So why don’t we just make everything solar?

BILL NYE
Ah, not so fast. For one thing, it’s not sunny enough everywhere. (Snaps fingers and sun turns to a thunderstorm.) And although the sunshine is free… (Snaps fingers again making it sunny once more.) solar electricity still isn’t that cheap. But it’s getting there.

(ELLEN experiments with snapping her fingers and causing storms, while her reflection goofs off.)

DREAM ELLEN
Okay, in the meantime, let’s just pick another category.

(Cut to wind turbines.)

BILL NYE
All right. Today, we’re using the clean energy of moving air—wind—to generate electricity.

DREAM ELLEN
Well then, why don’t we just get a bunch of wind farmers to harvest a big ole crop of wind?

BILL NYE
We’re starting to… where it’s windy. But remember, to power a whole city you need a whole lot of windmills.

DREAM ELLEN
And when the wind stops blowing—we’d be left in the dark, wouldn’t we?

(Cut to cityscape entering a blackout.)

BILL NYE
No way. We just switch to another source of energy!

(City lights come back on. Cut to a river and dam.)

DREAM ELLEN
I’m guessing this big red rock isn’t gonna give us energy when we need it.

BILL NYE
No, but this big gray wall might. It’s clean and efficient.

DREAM ELLEN
I know this one. Come on. Quiz me.

BILL NYE
Okay. Hydroelectric power plants convert the energy of falling water into electricity… (Cut to BILL NYE and DREAM ELLEN standing on top of the dam.) and are renewed by this natural resource.

(A personal raincloud dumps water on DREAM ELLEN’s head.)

DREAM ELLEN
What is rain?

BILL NYE
Correct.

DREAM ELLEN
(Wringing water out of her clothes.) So we just, uh, build more dams and our energy problems are solved.

BILL NYE
Not quite. (Voice echoing as camera zooms out further.) We’ve already used many of the best sites. And sometimes, building a dam can be pretty hard on an ecosystem.

DREAM ELLEN
Seems like there are pros and cons with every one of these. What gives?

BILL NYE
Well Ellen, there are no easy answers. (Cut to the duo back in the helicopter. DREAM ELLEN blow dries her hair.) The sun, water, geothermal steam, even wood, all contribute. Right now, these renewables provide about ten percent of the world’s energy. But we can expect them to be playing an even bigger role in the decades ahead.

DREAM ELLEN
That’s great, Bill, but we still need a heck of a lot more energy. Where is it coming from, and do you have a curling iron?

BILL NYE
Come on, I’ll show ya! (Cut to a train carrying coal.) Let’s hitch a ride with the solid fossil fuel!

DREAM ELLEN
Oh, I know this one: “What is coal?”

BILL NYE
Correct! And we’ve discovered two centuries’ worth!

DREAM ELLEN
Whoa! What about global warming?

BILL NYE
It’s a hot topic, with lots of questions. And it’s one of the big reasons scientists are working on ways to burn fuels, like coal, more efficiently than ever. (Cut to natural gas plant.) Ellen, what do you know about gas?

DREAM ELLEN
(Belch.) Well, if your stomach’s bothering you, I could get you some club soda.

BILL NYE
No!

DREAM ELLEN
Oh, you mean natural gas…

BILL NYE
It’s clean-burning. And at the rate we’re going, we’re set for about 60 years.

DREAM ELLEN
60 years? That’s only 10 more years than 50! 20 more than 40! 30 more than—

(Cut to BILL NYE and DREAM ELLEN driving through the facility.)

BILL NYE
Don’t—uh, don’t worry. We’re always finding more natural gas all the time. But we do need to use it wisely. So Ellen, how long have you been driving?

DREAM ELLEN
(Looking at her watch.) Heh, heh…

(She almost hits GAS PLANT WORKER.)

GAS PLANT WORKER
Whoa!

DREAM ELLEN
Sorry, pal. All righty. What’s next? (Cut to oil fields.) Oh! Oh! What is black gold? Texas tea. Swimmin’ pools. Movie stars. What is The Beverly Hillbillies? I mean—what is oil?

BILL NYE
Right! It’s our main source of energy, and we’ve found enough to last at least 50 years.

DREAM ELLEN
That’s all?

BILL NYE
We’re far from running on empty. And we’ve got some pretty far-out ways of finding more.

(Cut to outer space. DREAM ELLEN and BILL NYE float in astronaut suits.)

DREAM ELLEN
Wow, this is far-out.

BILL NYE
Satellites are one of the tools we use in our search for hidden deposits. But there are others.

DREAM ELLEN
Really? Ya know— (She crashes into satellite.) Oof! Uh, Houston… I think we have a problem.

BILL NYE
That is because most of the easily-reached petroleum deposits have already been tapped.

DREAM ELLEN
Helloooo?

BILL NYE
Most new discoveries will come from once inaccessible or hard-to-reach places.

(Cut to offshore oil platform.)

DREAM ELLEN
Wait just a minute—there’s oil here?

BILL NYE
Actually, the oil is buried way deep, under the ocean floor.

DREAM ELLEN
Oh. Well, then I guess we can’t get to it. So, where to next?

BILL NYE
Well hey, don’t give up! We can reach the oil with offshore drilling platforms, like this. Going in… Dive!

DREAM ELLEN
Bill?

BILL NYE
Dive!!

DREAM ELLEN
Bill?!

BILL NYE
Dive!!

DREAM ELLEN
Bill??!

(Camera pans beneath the water to show the height of the drilling platform.)

BILL NYE
Some drilling platforms are so tall, they would tower over the Empire State Building! I mean… that’s big!

(Cut to ELLEN and BILL NYE in a submarine.)

DREAM ELLEN
Oh, great. Just what our nightmare needs. A big ol’ human-munchin’, bone-crunchin’, Ellen-lunchin’ shark. Take her up, Captain! Rise! Rise! (Cut to atoms with electrons spinning around them.) Where are we now?

BILL NYE
The world of atomic power! You see, today we take atoms like these and split them apart to release energy. It’s called, fission. (Atoms begin to split.) Hang on!! Nuclear energy is expensive, and highly controversial.

(Cut to the sun.)

DREAM ELLEN
So I guess there’s never gonna be just one answer.

BILL NYE
But if we keep using our brain power, we’ll have lots of choices for the future. Maybe even unlock the power of the stars—fusion power!

DREAM ELLEN
I think I’m beginning to see the light!

(Cut to Jeopardy set.)

BILL NYE
Actually, I think it’s Double Jeopardy, Ellen.

JEOPARDY DIRECTOR
There you are! Where have you been?

DREAM ELLEN
The beginning of the universe! There were dinosaurs, and—and… and I was in the bathroom. There were no more paper towels.

JEOPARDY DIRECTOR
Yeah, right.

JEOPARDY PRODUCER (Voiceover)
Ten seconds to air! Could we get Ellen to the set, please?

ALEX TREBEK (Voiceover)
Well, you’ve been absolutely amazing so far—blowing away the opponents here.

JUDY (Voiceover)
Well, my IQ is 210.

(ELLEN returns to Jeopardy set, where ALEX TREBEK and JUDY are talking.)

ALEX TREBEK
But I’ll tell you something, Judy. The thing that really amazed me was that you and Ellen were in the same class in school!

JUDY
Yes! We were actually roommates. I used to call her Stupid Ellen.

JEOPARDY PRODUCER (Voiceover)
Five seconds!

ALEX TREBEK
Okay. (Audience applauds as show comes back from commercial.) All right, players, we’re ready to begin the second round. And Ellen, will you start us off by making a selection, please?

DREAM ELLEN
I sure will, Alex. I will take Dinosaurs for eight hundred.

JUDY
Ellen, you do know that the more expensive the question, the harder it is.

DREAM ELLEN
Oh, no, I didn’t. Lemme rethink that then. Uh, Dinosaurs for one thousand, Alex.

ALEX TREBEK
Okay. The answer is: This is when scientists believe dinosaurs first appeared on the earth. Ellen?

DREAM ELLEN
Uh, what is two hundred and twenty million years ago—give or take a day?

ALEX TREBEK
You’re absolutely right!

DREAM ELLEN
(Rattling off right answers.) What is the sun? What is hydrogen, Alex? What are photovoltaics? What is fire? Which, by the way, is what sparked the progress of human civilization, Alex. I don’t know if you knew that or not.

ALEX TREBEK
Correct again, Ellen, and amazingly enough, at the end of this Double Jeopardy round, you have managed to come from way behind to tie Judy for the lead. Well done!

DREAM ELLEN
Well, I just had to figure out how to work this little clicky thing here.

JUDY
How could she possibly learn so much during the commercial break? She’s obviously cheating!

ALEX TREBEK
Zip it, Judy. Dr. Einstein, you have no money, sir. And that means we’re going to have to say goodbye. However, we want to thank you for coming here today, and we do have some lovely parting gifts for you backstage.

DREAM ELLEN
Yep, here’s a parting gift for you right now, Al.

JOHNNY GILBERT
It’s a long-lasting, low-energy light bulb. Enjoy the efficiency!

(ALBERT EINSTEIN exits.)

ALEX TREBEK
Boy, there goes a real bundle of energy, huh? All right ladies—you will recall that our Final Jeopardy category on today’s program is: The Future of Energy. And so, if you’re ready, here’s the Final Jeopardy answer for you: This is the one source of power that will never run out. Good luck.

(Final Jeopardy music begins. DREAM ELLEN and JUDY both take their time writing answers.)

JOHNNY GILBERT (Voiceover)
If you would like to have your own energy nightmare, place a self-addressed, stamped envelope under your pillow, or check us out on the web at www.energynightmare.game.

ALEX TREBEK (Voiceover)
Will Judy remain our Jeopardy champion? Or will Ellen take the lead? We’ll know momentarily.

JOHNNY GILBERT (Voiceover)
Some contestants on Jeopardy will receive a year’s supply of energy. Energy—you make the world go ’round!

ALEX TREBEK (Voiceover)
Once again, the answer is: This is the one source of power that will never run out.

(Music comes to an end.)

ALEX TREBEK
Time’s up, players. Let’s see how well you did. Judy, we’ll start with you. You wrote down… nothing.

JUDY
That’s correct, Alex—because there is no answer.

ALEX TREBEK
Well, actually, you’re wrong. Let’s take a look at your wager. (Her wager of $17,800 appears on screen.) Oh, that’s too bad. You risked everything you had, and that means you lose $17,800 and you wind up with nothing. Let’s go down to Ellen now and see what she came up with as the response to our Final Jeopardy clue. Ellen?

DREAM ELLEN
Uh, what is brain power, Alex?

ALEX TREBEK
You are correct—and your wager? You, too, risked everything, but you double your score to $35,600—which makes you, Ellen, our new Jeopardy champion! Congratulations!

(Balloons fall on DREAM ELLEN.)

JOHNNY GILBERT (Voiceover)
Be sure to join us tomorrow, as Jeopardy dream sequence week continues.

(ELLEN appears on screen and turns off the dream behind her with a remote.)

ELLEN
So, that’s how I became an energy expert. Again, “expert” may not be the exact right word. More expert-ish. Anyway, I’ve gotta go—look out for the dinosaur! (Chuckles.) Kidding. I’m a kidder. Bye-bye now.

(ELLEN exits the screen. A loud dinosaur noise is heard in the blackout, and then the lights come up. Cast member makes exit announcement.)

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Ellen’s Energy Adventure Pre-Show (Epcot)

(Pre-show. Guests enter theatre and are asked by a cast member to stand. Video begins. ELLEN appears on screen.)

ELLEN
Hi, and welcome to the Universe of Energy. How are ya? No need to answer. You know, you’re probably surprised to see me here, aren’t you? But then, there’s probably a lot of places you’d be surprised to see me when you think about it. If you were driving in your car, for instance, okay? Close your eyes, you’re in your car—no, don’t close your eyes in the car—but right now, think about it. You’re in your car, you’re driving, and then all of a sudden from the back seat I just pop up and go, “Hey!!” You’d just whack me in the head, wouldn’t you? That would be—that wouldn’t be nice. But then it wouldn’t be nice for me to do that to you. How’d I get in your car, anyway? Can you—did you lock the car? Maybe it was your fault. Maybe I’m just teaching you a lesson. But the point is, to see me here, as a spokesperson for the Universe of Energy. I mean that’s… crazy. You know? I mean I’m an expert on a lot of things. You know that. I know that. But, uh, not a lot of things—a few things. But energy? I mean, there was a time I could care less about it. And then, suddenly everything changed. One day, I was sitting in my apartment… (Snaps fingers and nothing happens.) I said, I was sitting in my apartment when— (Snaps again and apartment appears. MEMORY ELLEN enters carrying a cat and sits on couch.) There it is. I’d offer you some snacks, but she—I mean I—can’t hear me. (To MEMORY ELLEN) Hey, hey, you! How about sharing some of those chips?

MEMORY ELLEN
No, you’re on a diet!

ELLEN
Me? How about you?

TV ANNOUNCER (Voiceover)
You’re watching ABC!

ELLEN
Anyhoo, I’m watching TV, and my favorite show’s about to start.

JOHNNY GILBERT (Voiceover)
This is Jeopardy!

MEMORY ELLEN
Yes!

ELLEN
Told you it was my favorite show.

(There is a knock at the door in the memory.)

MEMORY ELLEN
What is, “Who is it?”

(BILL NYE enters the apartment.)

ELLEN
And of course, no one locks their doors in New York…

BILL NYE
Hey, it’s your neighbor—Bill Nye the Science Guy.

MEMORY ELLEN
Hey, Bill Nye the Science Guy, it’s Ellen the, uh—just Ellen I guess. What can I do ya for?

BILL NYE
I’d like to borrow some aluminum foil, a clothespin, and a candle.

MEMORY ELLEN
Another hot date, huh?

BILL NYE
Actually, I’m working on a new experiment.

MEMORY ELLEN
Uh, take whatever you need. I don’t want to miss any of the game.

BILL NYE
What’re you watching?

MEMORY ELLEN
Jeopardy.

BILL NYE
Yes!

JOHNNY GILBERT (Voiceover)
And now, our returning champion, a professor of energy at Princeton University: Dr. Judy Peterson.

MEMORY ELLEN
Oh my gosh!

BILL NYE
What?

MEMORY ELLEN
It’s my old college roommate, Judy Peterson. She was such a smarty-pants know-it-all. I had the best nickname for her, though.

BILL NYE
What was that?

MEMORY ELLEN
Stupid Judy.

BILL NYE
Ellen, that makes no sense—she has a PhD!

MEMORY ELLEN
I know, but it made me feel better. So now I guess she’s some hotshot energetic professor.

BILL NYE
She’s a professor of energy!

MEMORY ELLEN
Whatever. Who cares about Stupid Judy and her stupid energy?

BILL NYE
Ellen, energy’s the most important thing in… the universe!

MEMORY ELLEN
Oh yeah, sure—take her side.

BILL NYE
I’m not taking her side—it’s just that, without energy, nothing would go, nothing would happen. I mean, there’d be… nothin’!

MEMORY ELLEN
Well, then we’d really be in jeopardy, now, wouldn’t we?

BILL NYE
Ahem! Yeah, well, what is, uh, “thanks for the supplies and, uh, see you later.”

MEMORY ELLEN
What is, “Bye-bye.”

(BILL NYE leaves the apartment.)

ALEX TREBEK (Voiceover)
It’s the Parliament of Israel.

JUDY (Voiceover)
What is the Knesset?

ALEX TREBEK (Voiceover)
Right again. Go.

MEMORY ELLEN
Right again, Judy. (To cat.) Stupid Judy. Stupid energy. (To TV.) Maybe the universe needs energy, but I don’t. I’ll take a nap for a hundred.

ELLEN
(On the phone.) Hahahaha, I know! Big piece of corn right there in the teeth, how could you not see—I’m gonna have to call you back. (Clears throat. To audience.) Now as most of you know, when someone falls asleep watching TV, that person is going to have a… what? Anyone? Anyone?

WOMAN IN AUDIENCE
Uh, crick in the neck?

MAN IN AUDIENCE
Bad hair day!

2ND WOMAN IN AUDIENCE
A dream sequence.

ELLEN
That’s right, ma’am, a dream sequence! Right. Mine was more of a nightmare, actually. And uh, let’s—actually, we should get some fog in here. Always nice to spice up a dream sequence with fog. (Fog begins to infiltrate ELLEN’s shot.) No, not in here. Over there. In the dream. (Fog moves into MEMORY ELLEN’s apartment.) Scary, huh? Ooooooh!

(Dream sequence begins on the Jeopardy set. JUDY and ALBERT EINSTEIN stand behind their podiums.)

JOHNNY GILBERT
This is Jeopardy! Now, here are today’s contestants: Dr. Judy Peterson, Dr. Albert Einstein, and finally… just Ellen. (DREAM ELLEN rushes in.) And now, here’s the host of Jeopardy—Alex Trebek!

ALEX TREBEK
Thank you, Johnny Gilbert. Hello, contestants. Welcome to our program, and good luck to you in the game. Here are the categories for the first round of play: Solar Energy, Wind Power, Energy From Water, Fossil Fuels, Fusion, and finally… Gas. Ellen, since this is your dream, we’ll let you make the first selection.

DREAM ELLEN
Alright, Alex. Uh, I will take, um—eenie meenie minie—uh, Fossil Fuels for, uh—oh, let’s go for a hundred.

ALEX TREBEK
Fine. The answer is: This was formed from microscopic plants and animals trapped in ocean floor sediments millions of years ago. Ellen?

DREAM ELLEN
Yes, I know that one. That’s uh.. that, um, is, um—what… what is… hmm… What is um, uh, stuff trapped—microscopic fuels and… and plants and… and animals, and… and—

(Buzzer indicates she is out of time.)

ALEX TREBEK
Sorry, Ellen. We were looking for something more than just an embellishment of what I had already said. Anyone else? Judy?

JUDY
What is petroleum, Alex? (Cut to JUDY answering several questions in a row.) What is bituminous?What is solar-thermal conversion? What is hydroelectric? What is helium?

(At the end of the round, JUDY’s score is $17,800, ALBERT EINSTEIN has $0, and DREAM ELLEN has -$100.)

ALEX TREBEK
And so, as we come to the end of the first round, ladies and gentlemen, Judy has a commanding lead; Ellen has her work cut out for her; and Dr. Einstein is nowhere—relatively speaking.

DREAM ELLEN
Is this a nightmare, or what?

(Bell rings indicating a correct answer, and DREAM ELLEN’s score goes up to $0.)

ALEX TREBEK
Oh, Ellen, your first correct response!

DREAM ELLEN
Wait a minute. (Snaps fingers.) Freeze! (The scene freezes.) This is my dream. I’m in control now. I can still win. I still have a chance to.

BILL NYE (Entering)
Ellen! Ellen!

DREAM ELLEN
Who is it?

BILL NYE
It’s me, Bill Nye the Science Guy.

DREAM ELLEN
Hey, I’m glad you came to help me.

BILL NYE
Actually, I came to see Einstein. Wow, you’re getting clobbered.

DREAM ELLEN
Yeah. This nightmare Jeopardy version’s a lot harder than the home version. Can you help me?

BILL NYE
Sure! But first, we have to go back.

DREAM ELLEN
Back… stage?

BILL NYE
No, no, no. Way back! Like, many billion years ago!

DREAM ELLEN
Okay, but can we stop at a minimart or something and get some snacks? ‘Cause, I have a tendency to get hungry after a couple billion years.

BILL NYE
No can do—time’s a-wastin’! Come on!

(DREAM ELLEN and BILL NYE exit toward a bright light.)

ELLEN
Wait—it’s not even over. It gets really weird from here. Now some person I don’t even know reminds me there’s no eating, drinking, smoking, or flash photography allowed in my dream.

CAST MEMBER (Ad Lib)
Ladies and gentlemen, as just a reminder, there’s no eating, drinking, smoking, or flash photography allowed in Ellen’s dream.

ELLEN
And no videotaping. Okay? And those of you who are just walking in right now—you’re late. Where have you been? I love your hair. No, not you. I mean, it’s all right, but that’s… cute. Yeah. Um, anyway, so you’re not completely lost, here’s a recap of what has been going on: I’m Ellen. Hi! I love Jeopardy; I used to not care about energy at all, until I had a nightmare that I was on Jeopardy and all the categories were about energy. Oh, don’t I know it’s scary. So my neighbor, Bill Nye, steps in, to help me out—Bill Nye the Science Guy. You know him? Anyway, so he comes in to help me out. That’s what’s going on. Got it? Good. If you don’t, then that’s your problem, because you’re late. And you think about that next time!

(Cast member makes announcement about doors opening outward and notes the 37-minute length of the show. Doors open, and guests make their way toward the Attraction.)

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Paint the Night Parade (Disneyland)

*Sung lyrics in bold.

(Music begins with music box version of “Baroque Hoedown.”)

CHORUS
La la la la, etc.

(Fanfare.)

FEMALE CHORUS
Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls,
Disney proudly presents
Our spectacular nighttime pageant of magic and imagination,
In millions of dazzling lights (lights)
And astounding musical sounds.
It’s the Paint the Night Parade!

(Music transitions to “When Can I See You Again?” by Owl City.)

MALE SOLOIST
Switch on the sky, and the stars glow for you.
Go see the world, ’cause it’s all so brand new.
Don’t close your eyes, ’cause your future’s ready to shine,
It’s just a matter of time before we learn how to fly!
Welcome to the rhythm of the night.
Something’s in the air, you can’t deny.

Put your hands up, ’cause the night is young!
Kick your heels up when you join the fun.
As the magic sets us all aglow,
I gotta know, my friends,
When can we do this again?

CHORUS
Whoa-oh-oh-oh.

MALE SOLOIST
I never want this to end!

CHORUS
Whoa-oh-oh-oh.

MALE SOLOIST
When can we do this again?

CHORUS
Whoa-oh-oh-oh.

MALE SOLOIST
I gotta know…

CHORUS
When can we do this again?

(First dancers and floats pass by. TINKER BELL flies, while PETER PAN sits atop the title float that reads “Disney Paint the Night Electrical Parade.” Music changes to “Baroque Hoedown” sung by a cappella singers.)

MALE VOICES
You can fly! You can fly!

CHORUS
You can fly! You can fly! You can fly!

MALE SOLOIST
The second star to the right
Shines in the night for you.
To tell you that the dreams you plan…

MALE AND FEMALE SOLOISTS
Really can come true!

FEMALE SOLOIST
Think of a wonderful thought—
Any merry little thought.
Think of Christmas, think of snow.
Think of sleigh bells, off you go,
Like reindeer in the sky!

FEMALE CHORUS
In the sky!

FEMALE SOLOIST
You can fly!

FEMALE CHORUS
Fly! Fly! Fly! Fly! Fly!
You can fly! (Fly! Fly! Fly!)
You can fly!

(Music changes back to “Baroque Hoedown”)

FEMALE SOLOIST
You can fly!
You can fly!

FEMALE CHORUS
You can fly!

(Large TIGGER, GENIE, and LUMIERE puppets pass by.)

FEMALE SOLOIST
Put your hands up, ’cause the night is young!
Kick your heels up when you join the fun.
As the magic sets us all aglow,
I gotta know, my friends,
When can we do this again?

CHORUS
Whoa-oh-oh-oh.

FEMALE SOLOIST
I never want this to end!

CHORUS
Whoa-oh-oh-oh.

FEMALE SOLOIST
When can we do this again?

CHORUS
Whoa-oh-oh-oh.

FEMALE SOLOIST
I gotta know…

CHORUS
When can we do this again?

(Monsters, Inc. float passes by with SULLY at the helm and several doors opening and closing to reveal other monsters. MIKE WAZOWSKI brings up the rear. Music changes to saxophone version of “Baroque Hoedown.”)

ABOBINABLE SNOWMAN
Welcome to the Himalayas!

LIBRARIAN
Shh! Quiet!

MONSTERS
2319!

SAFETY ANNOUNCER
George Sanderson, please remain motionless.

GEORGE SANDERSON
Get it off! Get it off!

(Music changes to “If I Didn’t Have You.”)

MIKE WAZOWSKI
Okay, cut!

(Music changes back to “Baroque Hoedown.”)

CHORUS
Put your hands up, ’cause the night is young!
Kick your heels up when you join the fun.
As the magic sets us all aglow,
I gotta know, my friends,
When can we do this again?
(Whoa-oh-oh-oh.)
I never want this to end!
(Whoa-oh-oh-oh.)
When can we do this again?
(Whoa-oh-oh-oh.)
I gotta know,
(I gotta know)
When can we do this again?

(Car tires screech as Cars float begins to pass by. Music adds notes of “Life is a Highway” to “Baroque Hoedown.”)

MALE SOLOIST
Life is a highway!
I wanna ride it all night long.
If you’re goin’ my way,
I wanna drive it all night long.

(LIGHTNING MCQUEEN and MACK are flanked by dancers. DJ is hitched to the back of MACK.)

CHORUS
On Route 66!
Get your kicks on Route 66!

Life is a highway!
I wanna ride it all night long.
On Route 66!

(Music changes to calypso version of “When Can I See You Again?,” interspersed with “Under the Sea.” Scat solos and steel drums throughout. Ariel’s theme plays. Music changes to steel drum version of “Under the Sea” as The Little Mermaid float passes by. ARIEL, FLOUNDER, and SEBASTIAN sit in front of KING TRITON.)

CHORUS
La, la, la, la, etc.
Ah ah ah, etc.

ARIEL (Ad Lib)
Hello everyone! Flounder, look at the humans, etc.

(Finding Nemo puppets pass by.)

FEMALE SOLOIST
Put your hands up, ’cause the night is young!
And kick your heels up when you join the fun.
And as the magic sets us all aglow,
I gotta know, my friends,
When can we do this again?

CHORUS
Whoa-oh-oh-oh.

FEMALE SOLOIST
I never want this to end!

CHORUS
Whoa-oh-oh-oh.

FEMALE SOLOIST
When can we do this again?

CHORUS
Whoa-oh-oh-oh.

FEMALE SOLOIST
I gotta know…

CHORUS
When can we do this again?

(Toy Story float passes by. BUZZ LIGHTYEAR and WOODY ride atop a giant SLINKY DOG. JESSIE dances in front.)

BUZZ LIGHTYEAR
Star Command, this is Buzz Lightyear. I’m detecting huge quantities of extremely colorful lights.

WOODY
Yee-haw! Look sharp, everybody!

BUZZ LIGHTYEAR
The number of crystallic fusion cells it takes to power this event must be immense!

WOODY
Yessir, I’d say this is quite a colorful night.

BUZZ LIGHTYEAR
My sensors indicate an overabundance of bright lights! To infinity and beyond!

FEMALE SOLOIST
You got a friend in me!

CHORUS
Whoa-oh-oh-oh.

MALE SOLOIST
You got a friend in me!

CHORUS
Whoa-oh-oh-oh.
Just remember what your old pal said:
Boy, you’ve got a friend in me!

BUZZ LIGHTYEAR
Stand back, everyone. Wow, these lights are incredible—like they’re from another galaxy.

CHORUS
Buzz Lightyear!
Buzz Lightyear!

WOODY
Reach for the sky! Ride like the wind, Slink, hahaha!

MALE SOLOIST
We belong together!
We belong together!

CHORUS
You can fly!

WOODY
Well, howdy partner!

BUZZ LIGHTYEAR
Fascinating. Everyone here is taking part in the celebration.

(Princess float approaches.)

CHORUS
Hello. Hello. Hello.
I wanna know,
When can we do this again?

(BELLE leads the float in a giant dress. Music switches between “Baroque Hoedown,” “A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes,” “I See the Light,” and “Beauty and the Beast.” RAPUNZEL and CINDERELLA dance on their own floats.)

FEMALE SOLOIST
Tale as old as time,
Song as old as rhyme,
Beauty and the Beast!

MALE AND FEMALE SOLOISTS
And at last I see the light!

FEMALE SOLOIST
A dream is a wish…

FEMALE SOLOIST
Beauty and the Beast.

MALE AND FEMALE SOLOISTS
And at last I see the light!

FEMALE SOLOIST
A dream is a wish your heart makes.

FEMALE SOLOIST
Beauty and the Beast.

FEMALE SOLOIST
Put your hands up, ’cause the night is young!
Kick your heels up when you join the fun.
And as the magic sets us all aglow,
I gotta know, my friends,
When can we do this again?

CHORUS
Ooo-whoa! Ooo-whoa!

FEMALE SOLOIST
I never want this to end!

CHORUS
Ooo-whoa! Ooo-whoa!

FEMALE SOLOIST
When can we do this again?

CHORUS
Ooo-whoa! Ooo-whoa!

FEMALE SOLOIST
I gotta know,
When can we do this again?

(Music mixes “Let it Go” into “Baroque Hoedown.” Frozen float passes by, with ANNA and ELSA standing in a tower.)

CHORUS
Whoa, whoa, etc.
La la la, etc.

FEMALE SOLOIST
Do you wanna build a snowman?

Let it go, let it go!
Can’t hold it back anymore!
Let it go, let it go!

(Music plays “For the First Time in Forever” theme and then abruptly changes to “In Summer.”)

ANNA and ELSA (Ad Lib)
I bet Olaf likes all these pretty colors. Oh Elsa, I’m so happy to share this with you. What a wonderful celebration, etc.

(OLAF passes by on the back of the float.)

CHORUS
For the first time in forever!
(Let it go! Let it go!)
For the first time in forever!
(Let it go!)
Nothing’s in my way.

(Final floats pass by with GOOFY, DONALD, MINNIE, and SORCERER MICKEY.)

MALE SOLOIST
Put your hands up, ’cause the night is young!
Kick your heels up when you join the fun.
As the magic sets us all aglow,
I gotta know, my friends,
When can we do this again?

CHORUS
Whoa-oh-oh-oh.

MALE SOLOIST
I never want this to end!

CHORUS
Whoa-oh-oh-oh.

MALE SOLOIST
When can we do this again?

CHORUS
Whoa-oh-oh-oh.

MALE SOLOIST
I gotta know…

CHORUS
When can we do this again?

SORCERER MICKEY
Wow, this is great! Gosh, would ya look at all these colors? Wow! This is amazing! Fantastic!

CHORUS
Who’s the leader of the club that’s made for you and me?
M-I-C-K-E-Y
M-O-U-S-E!

SORCERER MICKEY
That’s me! This sure is fun. (Chuckles.)

CHORUS
M-I-C-K-E-Y
M-O-U-S-E!
Zip-a-dee-doo-dah!

FEMALE SOLOIST
Zip-a-dee-ay!

CHORUS
My, oh, my…

MALE SOLOIST
What a wonderful day!

CHORUS
Plenty of sunshine…

FEMALE SOLOIST
Headin’ my way.

CHORUS
Zip-a-dee-doo-dah!

MALE SOLOIST
Zip-a-dee-ay!

CHORUS
When you wish upon a star,
(M-I-C-K-E-Y)
Makes no difference who you are!
(M-O-U-S-E!)

(As the parade comes to an end, “Baroque Hoedown” is scatted by a cappella singers while soloists and chorus echo with lyrics.)

FEMALE SOLOIST
When can we do this again?

CHORUS
Whoa-oh-oh-oh.

FEMALE SOLOIST
I never want this to end.

CHORUS
Whoa-oh-oh-oh

When can we do this again?
(M-I-C-K-E-Y
M-O-U-S-E!)

When can we do this again?!

(Parade music ends.)

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The Spirit of Norway – Maelstrom Post-Show Film (Epcot) – 1988-2014

(Guests finish riding Maelstrom and proceed to theatre.)

NARRATOR
To know this land’s heart and soul—to discover its spirit.

(Fjords appear on screen.)

Norway. To discover its spirit.

(Cut to a small boy standing in the light cast by a circular window.)

It was born in challenge—in a thousand years of challenging the seas.

(Boy walks away to reveal a huge longboat inside the structure. Cut back and forth between images of seamen building boats and the boy admiring the finished product. Cut between a helicopter flying over oil rigs and a crew sailing a boat. The rig lets out a jet of fire as the boat’s captain yells to his crew. Cut back to the boy admiring the boat.)

It’s a spirit that knows a quiet sense of timelessness.

(Cut to a fishing village, where a boat plies the water and gulls fly overhead. Residents go about their daily lives. Cut to an image of a skier fastening skis to prepare for a run.)

Our spirit lives in daring.

(Skier speeds downhill and off a jump.)

It lives in our traditions.

(Cut to a city street in the midst of a festival, complete with music, parades, crowds, flags, and people on horseback.)

Our spirit—it lives in our people.

(Closeups on various Norwegian people, including children, families, business people, blue collar workers, sailors, ballet dancers, scientists, horse-drawn carriages, etc. Cut back to the child looking at the boat.)

Our spirit—it lives in our people. Norway.

(Dissolve to a boat speeding through the fjords. Film ends.)

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Maelstrom (Epcot) – 1988-2014

(Loading area announcements)

SAFETY ANNOUNCER
For your safety: remain seated, keeping your hands, arms, feet, and legs inside the boat. And please watch your children. Just a reminder—no flash pictures inside Maelstrom. Thank you.

(Spanish safety spiel.)

(Attraction begins.)

Photo credit: Jeff Krause

NARRATOR
You are not the first to pass this way. Nor shall you be the last. Those who seek the spirit of Norway face peril and adventure—but more often, find beauty and charm.

(Odin’s eye begins to glow.)

We have always lived with the sea, so look first to the spirit of the seafarer.

(Boats enter viking village.)

Long ago, Norway was a land of vikings. That was the beginning of our love for the sea.

(Boats pass a family speaking Norwegian and a viking blowing a horn.)

There are those who see Norway’s spirit veiled in a land of forests and mystery—where trolls still prowl the water’s edge.

(Boats pass THREE-HEADED TROLL.)

Maelstrom-1987-3-600x402TROLL 1
What’s this? How dare you come here?!

TROLL 2
Invaders!

TROLL 1
Stop! This is troll country.

TROLL 3
Look away—be gone!

TROLL 1
I’ll cast a spell.

TROLL 2
Yes! Yes!

TROLL 1
You’ll disappear.

TROLL 3
Disappear! Disappear!

TROLL 1
Back! Back! Over the falls!

(TROLLS laugh. Boats begin to travel backward.)

NARRATOR
Before recorded time, Norway’s spirit roamed the seas of the far north and beyond.

(Boats pass several polar bears.)

Today, Norway’s spirit still thunders in her great fjords!

Photo credit: Bob Rowan

Photo credit: Bob Rowan

(Boats continue moving backward and look like they are going to go over the waterfall. ROCK TROLL appears.)

ROCK TROLL
Hmm, what’s this? How dare you come this way! Down to the North Sea with you! (Laughs.)

(Boats alter course and plunge forward down a small drop. They pass oil rigs and pull in to small fishing village to unload.)

NARRATOR
Norway’s spirit has always been—will always be—adventure!

(Guests exit boats and proceed to theatre for The Spirit of Norway film.)

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Adventure Thru Inner Space (Disneyland) – 1967-1985

(Queue Announcements.)

CONTROLLER 1
Atommobiles approaching snowflake specimen. All phases stand by to verify resolving power…

CONTROLLER 2
Phase Blue! Phase Blue! Light wavelength approximately .5000 millimeters. Definition excellent.

CONTROLLER 3
Phase Green! Resolving power decreasing.

CONTROLLER 1
Phase Green! Increase hue angle. Verify.

CONTROLLER 3
Phase Green: hue angle increased to 14 degrees, 29 minutes. Atommobile definition: excellent.

CONTROLLER 1
All phases hold hue angle until forward units reach crystalline stage of snowflake.

NARRATOR (PAUL FREES)
Your attention, please! This is the tracking procedure of an adventure through inner space. Adventurous men of science who have made this journey before you are carefully plotting every phase of this incredible journey as you shrink beyond the smallness of an atom—the smallest building block of matter. We wish you an enlightening experience. For, though your body will shrink, your mind will expand.

CONTROLLER 1
All phases, lower resolvable separation as Atommobiles proceed through crystalline stage. Compensate shrinking factor.

CONTROLLER 3
Phase Yellow: hue angle increased to 85 degrees—approaching practical limit.

CONTROLLER 1
Phase Yellow, hold at 90 degrees and stand by to convert to immersion fluids.

NARRATOR
You are about to begin your adventure through inner space. We hope this remarkable journey will bring you closer to the adventures experienced daily by men of science—men of vision who make similar treks in a never-ending search for new ways to manipulate molecules for your comfort and convenience. This journey which you are about to take is but one of many such marvelous adventures through inner space.

CONTROLLER 1
Forward units proceeding beyond limits of optical magnification. All phases activate DLX system. Verify voltage compensators.

CONTROLLER 2
Phase Blue: DLX system go. Focusing on H2O molecules. Advanced Atommobiles obscured.

CONTROLLER 1
All primary phases pinpoint C.C. factor of condenser coil—verify triangulation.

CONTROLLER 2
Phase Blue: C.C. factor rectified. Advanced Atommobiles coming into focus.

CONTROLLER 1
All phases lock on to present C.C. factor and hold until all Atommobiles passed beyond DLX range.

NARRATOR
Ladies and gentlemen, on this adventure through inner space, you will see that the crystal is a basic form of solid mater. You will see that crystals are made of millions of molecules; that molecules are composed of one or more atoms; and that atoms consist of a nucleus and many electrons that surround it. Here you will see just two of more than a hundred known atoms that scientists are constantly rearranging into molecules to further what nature began.

CONTROLLER 1
All phases, initiate the M.S. precision converters and adjust to the minus 20 million.

CONTROLLER 3
Phase Yellow. Phase Yellow reporting forward units on collision course with H20 molecule

CONTROLLER 1
Increase precision focus to the minus one billion.

CONTROLLER 4
Phase Orange! Forward units obscured. Cannot, repeat, cannot locate Atommobiles.

CONTROLLER 1
All phases increase focus to the minus five billion. Proceed with precision scan procedure.

CONTROLLER 4
Phase Orange: oxygen atoms in sharp focus. Still no evidence of Atommobiles.

CONTROLLER 1
Critical phases continue precision scan procedure.

NARRATOR
Your ultimate goal on this adventure thru inner space will be the very hub of this microcosmic solar system—the atomic nucleus. Its capabilities are almost unimaginable. It is a million times smaller than the atom, and yet it contains 99 percent of the atom’s weight. The density of the nucleus is such that if we had one cubic centimeter—half a teaspoon—it would weigh one hundred million tons. We hope this adventure will stimulate your interest to probe further into the mysteries of inner space. For everything we use in our daily lives depends on the universe of the molecule.

CONTROLLER 4
Phase Orange! Phase Orange experiencing chromatic aberrations. Request permission to increase object space index.

CONTROLLER 1
Phase Orange: permission granted. Make adjustments and verify.

CONTROLLER 4
Phase Orange: immersion fluid padded. Objective positive. Atommobiles observed approaching crystal labyrinth.

CONTROLLER 5
Phase Red. Reporting forward units drifting into molecular stage. N.A. factor approaching one point forty.

CONTROLLER 1
Phase Red, hold at N.A. one point sixty. Attention all phases: Atommobiles proceeding beyond limits of normal optical magnification. Stand by to convert to DLX system when forward units enter molecular stage.

NARRATOR
Manned flights to Mars and beyond—the glamorous probing of outer space—may one day benefit all mankind. But it is today’s dedicated probing of inner space that will make it possible. It is man’s probing into the realm of the atom and the molecule that has developed the sophisticated materials that will enable our astronauts to survive the rigors of outer space.

(Guests board omnimover vehicles.)

SAFETY ANNOUNCER
The front panel will close automatically. Please remain seated at all times.

(Ride motion begins.)

(Attraction narration.)

NARRATOR
For centuries, man had but his own two eyes to explore the wonders of his world. Then, he invented the microscope—a mighty eye—and discovered the fantastic universe beyond the limits of his own meager sight.

Now, your adventure thru inner space has begun. Thru Monsanto’s Mighty Microscope, you will travel into the incredible universe found within a tiny fragment of a snowflake. I am the first person to make this fabulous journey—suspended in the timelessness of inner space are the thought waves of my first impressions. They will be our only source of contact once you have passed beyond the limits of normal—

ECHOING VOICE
MAGNIFICATION. MAGNIFICATION. MAGNIFICATION. MAGNIFICATION.

NARRATOR
I am passing beyond the magnification limits of even the most powerful microscope. These are snowflakes, and yet they seem to grow larger and larger—or can I be shrinking? Shrinking beyond the smallness of a tiny snowflake crystal. Indeed, I am becoming smaller and smaller!

These tiny bits of snowflake crystal tower above me—like an enormous wall of ice! Can I penetrate this gigantic prism? And yet, this wall of ice only seems smooth and solid. From this tiny viewpoint, I can see that nothing is solid—no matter how it appears.

And still I continue to shrink. What compelling force draws me into this mysterious darkness? Can this be the threshold of inner space?

What are these strange spheres? Have I reached the universe of the molecule? Yes! These are water molecules—H20! They vibrate in such an orderly pattern, because this is water frozen into a solid state of matter.

These fuzzy spheres must be the atoms that make up the molecule. Two hydrogen atoms bonded to a single oxygen atom. And I see it’s the orbiting electrons that give the atom its fuzzy appearance.

And still I continue to shrink. Is it possible that I can enter the atom itself?

Electrons are dashing about me—like so many fiery comets! Can I possibly survive?!

I have pierced the wall of the oxygen atom! I am so infinitely small now that I can see millions of orbiting electrons. They appear like the Milky Way of our own solar system. This vast realm… this is the infinite universe within a tiny speck of snowflake crystal.

And there is the nucleus of the atom! Do I dare explore the vastness of its inner space?

No—I dare not go on. I must return to realm of the molecule before I go on shrinking… forever!

Oh, how strange! The molecules are so active now. They have become fluid—freed from their frozen state. That can only mean that the snowflake is melting.

Yes, the snowflake has melted. But there is no cause for alarm. You are back on visual and returning to your normal size.

This has been one of many exciting adventures thru inner space, in a never-ending search for new ways to rearrange molecules for the benefit of mankind.

Now, in our display area you will see modern miracles created by rearranging the molecules of not only water, but of air, coal, petroleum, and many other raw materials.

This is Monsanto.

SAFETY ANNOUNCER
When the automatic front panel opens, please step out to your right.

(Music for “Miracles from Molecules” by Richard and Robert Sherman begins.)

CHORUS
Miracles from molecules
Are dawning every day.
Discoveries for happiness
In a fabulous array.

A never-ending search is on
By men who dare and plan.
Making modern miracles
From molecules for man.

Every atom is a world,
An infinity unfurled,
A world of inner space without an end.
A world of mystery,
Of endless energy,
With treasures more than man can ever spend.

Miracles from molecules
Are dawning every day.
Discoveries for happiness
In a fabulous array.

A never-ending search is on
By men who dare and plan.
Making modern miracles
From molecules for man.

Making modern miracles
From molecules for man.

(Guests exit ride vehicles and enter post-show area.)

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