Splash Mountain renamed; more changes coming (Rapunzel ride???) - Uncle Walt's Insider

Splash Mountain renamed; more changes coming (Rapunzel ride???)

The old Splash Mountain sign. Photo by Michael Gray [CC BY-SA 2.0] via Flickr.

Karen’s not just one of the original Mousekeeters!

WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL — Shortly after announcing that Splash Mountain would be re-themed, Disney let Uncle Walt’s Insider know of several other changes coming to the Magic Kingdom. We’ve summarized the key changes below.

The Mountain formerly known as Splash

As already announced, Splash Mountain will be themed to The Princess and the Frog. Not previously announced, until we announced it right now, the ride will also be re-named — but not to “Flash Mountain.”

Disney (the company) spokesperson Jun Disney (no relation) tells Uncle Walt’s, “In order to fight the growing ‘Karen’ culture in our world, Splash Mountain will now be called:

‘It’s Called Splash Mountain, Wear A Poncho If You Don’t Want To Get Wet. You’ve Been Warned!’

No word yet on whether the ride’s trademark 53-foot drop will remain.

Frontierland retheming

With the introduction of Splash Mountain in 1992, the whole “Wild West” Frontierland theme didn’t really fit any more. So only 28 years later, Disney finally decided to correct it!

Disney (no relation) announces, “Frontierland will now be known as:

‘Frontier-ish Land With A Random Louisiana Mountain Thrown In.'”

Tomorrowland retheming

Disney (no relation) continues, “Once again, this is a case of the old name just not really fitting anymore. Tomorrowland hasn’t been futuristic since about 1980. It needs a name which will encompasse Monsters, People Movers, Outer Space-themed roller coasters, and Tron. So it will be renamed to be:

‘Grey Shirt Land’!”

Rapunzel’s new ride

Disney (no relation) checks her notes.

“Never mind. Nothing to announce here. Rapunzel’s still only got a bathroom.”

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Cover photo: The old Splash Mountain sign. Photo by Michael Gray [CC BY-SA 2.0] via Flickr.