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5578.2 #14 DL Qual #6 1-11-13 11:09AM
Good morning! This day in Disney history, Jan. 11th, 2002. Superstar Limo, a dark ride attraction running since the opening day @ DCA closes. This had the unfortunate honor of being the first thing to close from Day 1 DCA just 11 months after it premiered. It took another 4 years for a replacement to come, that being β€œMonsters, Inc.: Mike and Sulley to the Rescue!” in 2006. To watch a ride thru: http://is.gd/gaZmJY Do you remember this attraction? What did you you think of it?
That... Ride... Sucked... - Slotherini   1053.1 #136 1-11-13 5:30PM Like(7)  Reply
I kinda miss this ride. It was so bad that is was kinda good πŸ˜‚ - Sweet_Irish_Cream   3690.5 #26 1-11-13 11:17AM Like(2)  Reply
πŸ˜‚ The caricatures kind of scared me - cesium55  531.6 #326 1-11-13 11:21AM
Ha! Bad is an understatement IMO πŸ˜‚ Hi sic! πŸ‘‹πŸ˜˜ - Duchess_SMK  5578.2 #14 1-11-13 11:25AM
I know what you mean... It was the epitome of celebrity worship. Something I still don't understand. - BambooMike  133.4 #2803 1-11-13 11:25AM
Hi SMK! Thanks for this, that was a fun blast from the past! Now I just need Soap Opea Bistro and im complete! πŸ˜‚ ....As usual, I completely agree Mike! πŸ˜„ - Sweet_Irish_Cream  3690.5 #26 1-11-13 11:30AM
Happy you enjoyed it SIC! Happy Friday! 😘 - Duchess_SMK  5578.2 #14 1-11-13 11:45AM
It was Terrible!! Wise choice changing it to Monsters. - ZERO  308.8 #743 1-11-13 11:59AM
Interesting point, Mike. agreed. And how is THAT Disney related?? How did it EVER get the green light? Shoulda been nixxed from the first mention - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  3914.6 #23 1-11-13 2:20PM
to be honest, how was anything in the original DCA disney related? - nicoleface  1746.5 #70 1-11-13 2:44PM
Yeah, I think it was mostly just geared towards the California theme... hard to have a Hollywood "land" without a Hollywood themed ride - KylaShea  626.1 #265 1-11-13 7:54PM
They were going for an EPCOT but only for California. Hollywood fell into that category. - cesium55  531.6 #326 1-11-13 8:34PM
I sent the link to my Mom and she sends me this text back, "O.M.G It was worse than I remember it!!!....." And goes on. Lol. Thanks for the laughs today! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - Sweet_Irish_Cream   3690.5 #26 1-11-13 11:48AM Like(2)  Reply
Spreading the funny, I love it! - Duchess_SMK  5578.2 #14 1-11-13 12:36PM
I just watched the video and thought the same thing! - LilSterner  4455.0 #18 1-11-13 4:47PM
I remember this. Joan Rivers, Regis Philbin... it was disturbing πŸ˜₯ - missgoofy   368.5 #531 1-11-13 11:19AM Like(1)  Reply
πŸ˜‚ ::shivers:: - Duchess_SMK  5578.2 #14 1-11-13 11:40AM
I actually loved this ride! Being a tourist and only 10 years old (I think that's right lol) it was actually my favorite! SUPERSTAR! πŸ™Œ - AshleyLynn22   791.2 #191 1-11-13 11:21AM Like(1)  Reply
You've always been a superstar! πŸ˜‰ - Duchess_SMK  5578.2 #14 1-11-13 11:41AM
As usual this was before my time, but I sure do enjoy the monsters inc attraction. - madsdad   1800.8 #66 1-11-13 11:34AM Like(1)  Reply
Yes! One of my fav dark rides. - PrincessDuckie  719.1 #217 1-11-13 11:41AM
I love the part with all the doors! - madsdad  1800.8 #66 1-11-13 11:53AM
I am happy to say I never went on that ride and glad they made a quick change to monster inc! - JollyRoger5   3119.9 #30 1-11-13 12:21PM Like(1)  Reply
Quick change?!!! You must be on 🌴Hawaii Time🌺LoL 😊 - WaltSentMe  323.1 #678 1-11-13 12:54PM
4 years wasn't too "quick" ;) - Duchess_SMK  5578.2 #14 1-11-13 1:08PM
πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - TinkerSchelle  1162.5 #115 1-11-13 2:09PM
Thanks guys, now all I want is to go to Hawaii. T_T - JRDrummer_CM  875.4 #168 1-11-13 6:11PM
I loved this ride! I was 10 and thought that it was the coolest thing ever to be riding around in a limo in "Hollywood" lol - KylaShea   626.1 #265 1-11-13 3:39PM Like(1)  Reply
Awe! You're sweet kshea970! I'm sure my daughter would think the same thing actually! - Duchess_SMK  5578.2 #14 1-11-13 6:13PM
If I recall, they took your picture at the end too. That just went off the cool charts haha - KylaShea  626.1 #265 1-11-13 7:33PM
I have no memory of this SMK - IMissDisney   1195.5 #109 1-11-13 11:14AM Like  Reply
Tbh I don't either. πŸ˜‚ Maybe I blocked it out. - Duchess_SMK  5578.2 #14 1-11-13 11:17AM
I don't remember Superstar Limo, but clearly Monster's Inc is a better attraction! - Armenda   1135.4 #120 1-11-13 11:15AM Like  Reply
How did I know you would say that?! πŸ˜‚ - Duchess_SMK  5578.2 #14 1-11-13 11:18AM
You must be psychic or something! :-P - Armenda  1135.4 #120 1-11-13 11:28AM
whoa, never knew of this. now, i'm curious. thanks for always posting awesomeness! - OhanaPhoto   3086.7 #31 1-11-13 11:17AM Like  Reply
No?! You gatta watch the video then! πŸ‘† Thank you for being awesome! 😘 - Duchess_SMK  5578.2 #14 1-11-13 11:21AM
that was brutal haha! monsters is much much better! - OhanaPhoto  3086.7 #31 1-11-13 12:08PM
Right?! Painfully! - Duchess_SMK  5578.2 #14 1-11-13 12:40PM
I don't think I even thought about getting on. Just the name itself was dull. - mightymike   272.8 #1000 1-11-13 11:19AM Like  Reply
Teehee - Duchess_SMK  5578.2 #14 1-11-13 11:39AM
Didn't really like it. Monsters Inc. is better I must say. - RickChavez   3238.0 #28 1-11-13 11:19AM Like  Reply
Good Answer! I knew there was a reason you were my friend! - Armenda  1135.4 #120 1-11-13 11:29AM
I concur! - Duchess_SMK  5578.2 #14 1-11-13 11:40AM
Saw pics at a site that has past rides on it. Can I mention that site? Creepy pics. - mightymike   272.8 #1000 1-11-13 11:23AM Like  Reply
I think that would be fine. I found a few but thought they were too scary to post. πŸ˜‚ - Duchess_SMK  5578.2 #14 1-11-13 11:46AM
Yesterland. Cool site with past rides. I'm sure many of you seen it. - mightymike  272.8 #1000 1-11-13 1:17PM
Ah yes, I visit that site often! - Duchess_SMK  5578.2 #14 1-11-13 4:45PM
I don't remember it either and I couldn't make it through the whole ride via video ;)! Thanks Duchess! - ShariRenee   3949.0 #22 1-11-13 11:27AM Like  Reply
πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ that's bad! - Duchess_SMK  5578.2 #14 1-11-13 12:20PM
I have never heard of SL, after watching the video still not sure what I think of it! I love MI but I wonder if it didn't last long because its odd or the location? - piratelife4me   796.5 #188 1-11-13 11:29AM Like  Reply
I think it didn't last long because it was odd! πŸ˜‚ - Duchess_SMK  5578.2 #14 1-11-13 12:20PM
definitely odd! that bobble headed joan was freaky! - OhanaPhoto  3086.7 #31 1-11-13 2:33PM
I didn't get to see it live, I'm glad Monsters took it's spot. - GoofyMom77   471.1 #384 1-11-13 11:33AM Like  Reply
Me too! πŸ˜‚ - Duchess_SMK  5578.2 #14 1-11-13 12:21PM
My first visit to DCA was after it closed :-( - PrincessDuckie   719.1 #217 1-11-13 11:33AM Like  Reply
Are you sad you missed it? - Duchess_SMK  5578.2 #14 1-11-13 1:50PM
Lol no I saw the video and it was scary awful! Sad it took me so long to get to DCA :-( - PrincessDuckie  719.1 #217 1-11-13 6:42PM
This ride was so cheesy. I think I rode it only once and stayed away. I was not upset when this one closed down. - LilSterner   4455.0 #18 1-11-13 11:56AM Like  Reply
Seems to be the consensus! πŸ˜‚ - Duchess_SMK  5578.2 #14 1-11-13 1:52PM
Wow I don't remember that ride. Guess I never went on it - deppfan   15.8 #7021 1-11-13 12:06PM Like  Reply
Or it wasn't worth remembering....πŸ˜‚ - Duchess_SMK  5578.2 #14 1-11-13 1:53PM
This was the worst ride ever!!!! πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ‘ŽπŸ‘ŽπŸ‘ŽπŸ‘Ž - caramiapoohAKAface   2827.5 #33 1-11-13 12:07PM Like  Reply
Tell us how you REALLY feel CaramiapoohAKAface !πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - Duchess_SMK  5578.2 #14 1-11-13 12:22PM
Prime example of why the 'original' DCA was so bizzare - Linzee   793.8 #190 1-11-13 12:09PM Like  Reply
I 2nd this! - Duchess_SMK  5578.2 #14 1-11-13 2:15PM
dca 1.0 haha, prefer the monster inc but on the monster inc dvd/blu ray the monster attraction is different in disney japan u drive thru monstopolis with a flash light and look for monsters to appear kind like buzz lightyear trigger system ,in my opinion its better than superstarlimo not very disneyish.also the taxis in monsters are the same limo as memory of that locations past attraction. - pikarich   2608.1 #37 1-11-13 12:13PM Like  Reply
DCA 1.0 LOL - Duchess_SMK  5578.2 #14 1-11-13 2:16PM
πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ I remember riding it once, and it was so cheesy and odd. I believe they also reused some of those animatronics towards monsters inc. ie drew Carey is the CDA agent with the flyer things.. - MEHlanie_Mouse   1113.7 #123 1-11-13 12:13PM Like  Reply
Good catch MEH! - Duchess_SMK  5578.2 #14 1-11-13 2:17PM
Wow, that was pretty bizarre! - MissMolly   1216.6 #104 1-11-13 12:21PM Like  Reply
I agree! LOL - Duchess_SMK  5578.2 #14 1-11-13 2:17PM
I remember it. It was funny, and kooky. Not, however, terribly Disney. It was out of place, and had a tenuous relationship to the rest of the park, at best... Funniest part was where they took your picture at the end. - ThatDoleWhipKimberly   381.1 #501 1-11-13 1:10PM Like  Reply
because of the look of shock and disbelief on the park goers faces? LOL - Duchess_SMK  5578.2 #14 1-11-13 2:18PM
Yepper! - ThatDoleWhipKimberly  381.1 #501 1-11-13 4:57PM
I never even knew about this lol thanks for the history - Hendizl   2440.7 #42 1-11-13 1:19PM Like  Reply
I am so okay with this ride being gone :/ - tuesday737   1235.0 #102 1-11-13 1:21PM Like  Reply
I wonder what they were thinking when they put this ride in? - missyandpaul   268.0 #1043 1-11-13 1:24PM Like  Reply
Yes i remember this well. I got on this every time since it opened in 2001 i was only 11 years old and i loved it but now that I'm older it was pretty cheesy. But what would i know at 11 - mante90   7.4 #11066 1-11-13 1:26PM Like  Reply
That was cute. I never saw it since the one time we went it was closed an the home the next time. - brodysmommy   333.7 #627 1-11-13 1:28PM Like  Reply
Wow! All my youngest could say was creepy. I loved this post. I think I might have been a little disappointed with this ride. Yet, I feel compelled to watch this video again. - RadiatorSprings4Ever   707.2 #218 1-11-13 1:30PM Like  Reply
LOL! Really?! Once was enough for me! ;) - Duchess_SMK  5578.2 #14 1-11-13 2:19PM
Lol Yes, once in a lifetime is good! - PrincessDuckie  719.1 #217 1-11-13 6:43PM
This was so weird! I remember looking at my sister after we rode it, all we could say or think was..."really?!?"...thanks for the laughs with this history post!! Happy Friday! 😊 - MinnieMousewife   735.1 #211 1-11-13 1:38PM Like  Reply
TGIF MinnieMousewife! xx - Duchess_SMK  5578.2 #14 1-11-13 2:19PM
Where did all that stuff go? - earthgrl26   195.1 #1922 1-11-13 1:39PM Like  Reply
Who knows. I'd sure hate to be in a storage room with the creepy animitronics. - mightymike  272.8 #1000 1-11-13 1:54PM
nightmares!!!! - Duchess_SMK  5578.2 #14 1-11-13 2:20PM
They probably share a room with the Burger King and the creepy Duracell family. - mightymike  272.8 #1000 1-11-13 2:56PM
Awesome! Not a great attraction, but was certainly better than the nothing that wasthere for several years! - Mikesaxclar   477.2 #377 1-11-13 1:55PM Like  Reply
Wow!! Creepy! And sat for 4 years? Wow! - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint   3914.6 #23 1-11-13 1:59PM Like  Reply
4. Stinkin. Years. - Duchess_SMK  5578.2 #14 1-11-13 6:13PM
I remember that being the most awkward ride ever! (and what was with the Antonio/Melanie and Crawford? So random! I loved the confused look on the faces of the people at the end!!! Not a sign of an E-ticket ride!!! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ (ps-if it survived, I wonder if they would have switched to skinny drew??) - TinkerSchelle   1162.5 #115 1-11-13 2:12PM Like  Reply
Never went on it. Looks like I didn't miss much. I watched the link with confusion and disgust lol - aprilinjune4   481.5 #372 1-11-13 2:58PM Like  Reply
Never heard of it. Love Monsters, Inc.! - MeridaFan   3250.3 #27 1-11-13 3:55PM Like  Reply
I never got the chance to ride it. But I like the Monster's Inc ride anyways - leftmyheartinwonderland   359.9 #549 1-11-13 4:47PM Like  Reply
I never got to see this. I love monsters inc. - DisneyVacationLover   343.8 #599 1-11-13 6:00PM Like  Reply
Wasn't who wants to be a millionaire there??? I went in June of that year and remover doing that! - DLlovingMommy27   238.0 #1359 1-11-13 7:27PM Like  Reply
I never got to ride that, but I always did. After watching the video, it looks...odd haha. I don't know, but Joan Rivers and a bunch of cardboard cut outs of celebrities just doesn't scream Disney to me. Monsters Inc. is definitely better! - JoeDownTheRabbitHole   398.9 #480 1-11-13 7:49PM Like  Reply
Yeah i know it doesn't scream Disney but i guess they wanted it to go with the Hollywood theme - mante90  7.4 #11066 1-11-13 8:12PM
I never got to see it while it was there. That was the most hilarious thing ever! So completely odd! What were they thinking? - Autoalice   157.3 #2444 1-11-13 8:09PM Like  Reply
That was so funny. - Sharkgrrl19   227.8 #1489 1-11-13 8:26PM Like  Reply
Agreed, this was awful, but don't forget that when DCA first opened, it was built on the idea that there was to be no "Disney" connection between the two parks. Originally, it was supposed to be WESTcot, like EPCOT, which also had no Disney feel to it until recently. The public hated the lack of Disney, and the revamp we now know and love began. - susieQzee   546.3 #312 1-11-13 9:06PM Like  Reply
Monsters is so much better. Only went on the prior ride once and that was enough. We go on Monsters almost every time we go to DCA. - swvballmom   4.5 #17168 1-11-13 11:09PM Like  Reply
We went on it once and laughed through the whole thing!!! Once again... Great job! - Boundin   507.0 #354 1-11-13 11:34PM Like  Reply
Oh my stars! I never knew this even existed! All my husband and I can say is wow! This is some scary stuff! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - MrsSchnooks   2682.2 #35 1-12-13 12:13AM Like  Reply
I never rode this. Actually, my first visit to DCA was in 2007 so Monster's Inc was already there by my first visit. I kinda wish I could've experienced this attraction. - aidensmama   340.1 #608 1-12-13 12:38AM Like  Reply
No you don't. Thy ride was truly atrocious. - Slotherini  1053.1 #136 1-12-13 12:55AM
Thanks for sharing. I had NO idea this ever existed. Very, very interesting. - ddmansprty   271.4 #1012 1-12-13 1:01AM Like  Reply