Journey Into Imagination is 28 years old.
It’s pretty well known what I think of the creepy Dreamfinder and the cloying Figment. (See the first “Mousejunkies” book.)
But all kidding aside, let me paraphrase a quote to explain my true feelings about it: A bad day on the Imagination attraction is better than a good day 1,500 miles away from Walt Disney World.
I will say that while I wasn’t crazy about the original attraction, it had a lot more heart than the current incarnation. And this is coming from a huge Monty Python fan. It’s hard to admit, but I could do without Eric Idle as Dr. Nigel Channing.
Here, have a look at the original Journey Into Imagination (it’s pretty dark, but you’ll get the idea.)
Here’s the second, largely Figment-free incarnation, that ran from 1999-2001:
And finally, here’s the current attraction – full of Figment:
What do you think Dreamfinder is doing today? Food service at Pinnochio’s Village Haus? Housekeeping at CBR?