Our “little-known facts” series continues!
Imagineers are some of Nature’s most misunderstood creatures. Fortunately, we here at Uncle Walt’s Insider are here to
create clear up the confusion surrounding these cute little guys!
So settle in for some incredible, newly
-written-discovered trivia about Disney’s Imagineers!
The name “Imagineer” is a combination of two words
“Imagi” and “Neer.”
Walt Disney was the original Imagineer, and played himself on TV
Tom Hanks wasn’t available.
The job interview for an Imagineer consists of imagining stuff
And describing what they imagine to the interviewer, of course.
New Imagineers take three vows: poverty, chastity, and obedience
And they consider themselves to be married to Mickey or Minnie, depending on their preference.
Once they realize they’ve been pranked by the older Imagineers, they renounce those vows and take vows of wealth, promiscuity, and rebellion
And they consider themselves to be free and independent.
Imagineers must be outgoing, extroverted individuals who do not mind being locked behind closed doors for weeks at a time in complete isolation
That’s required when you are struggling to choose between two shades of a color, trying to decide which one best conveys that garbage can is, in fact, a garbage can.
There are three basic divisions of Imagineers: command, who wear gold shirts, science, who wear blue, and engineering, who wear red
The last group is the one that tests new rides.
can cannot fly
Another prank on the new Imagineers, we’re afraid. Lost some good red-shirts that day.
Imagineers can eat up to 90 lbs. of food each day, and have front claws of up to four inches long
Wait, strike that. That’s a fact about grizzly bears.
Imagineers have discovered how much wood could a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood
The answer is, unfortunately, kept locked up as a trade secret, along with Walt’s frozen clone, Mickey & Minnie’s marital status, and the exact recipe for their delicious churros.
Imagineers hide a fresh cantaloupe somewhere in every newly-built attraction
Which is why they smell that way.
Finally, Imagineers dismantled their time machine after things went horribly, horribly wrong
If you haven’t figured it out on your own, yes, blame them for 2020.
Do you know any facts no one else does? Let us know in the comments below!