Magic Kingdom Cast Members Take It to the Next Level When Classic Attraction Goes Down

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It’s no secret that Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom is old. After all, the celebration for the 50th anniversary of Walt Disney World Resort just ended, meaning that Magic Kingdom is over 50 years old.

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Some of the most classic attractions in the Disney Park are just as old. Whether an attraction is 50 years old or has just turned 10, it’s not uncommon for the age to result in some wear and tear.

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That’s why some attractions such as the Haunted Mansion, the Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh, and Pirates of the Caribbean break down so often.

However, when Pirates of the Caribbean recently broke down for a few days in a row, the Cast Members quickly came up with the perfect solution:


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This video shows that the Cast Members have mapped out the ride vehicle on the ground with tape. As Guests sit in the pretend ride vehicle, the Cast Members read from the ride’s actual script, acting as the animatronic characters.

In the video above, the Cast Members are acting out the auction scene from the attraction, which takes place after the iconic interrogation scene.

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While it’s not exactly the same experience as riding Magic Kingdom’s Pirates of the Caribbean attraction, it’s definitely an example of Cast Members going above and beyond.

It’s moments like these that create such long-lasting memories for those visiting Walt Disney Word. Even if the attraction is down, anyone who experienced this homemade version of Pirates of the Caribbean will never forget it.

About Isabella Reimer

Isabella Reimer grew up visiting Walt Disney World and relocated to Central Florida to be even closer to The Most Magical Place on Earth. She earned her Bachelor’s from Florida State University, where she studied Creative Writing and Women’s Studies. Her biggest hobby is bonding with the ikran at Avatar Flight of Passage, and her retirement plan includes becoming the 1,000 Happy Haunt of the Haunted Mansion.