Streets of America




General Facts for Backlot

3 attractions are located in the Backlot area

1 entertainment and shows are located in the Backlot area

1 Dinning locations are in Backlot lake area

Studio Backlot Tour

1989 is when the Disney’s Hollywood Backlot Tour debuted

2004 is when Disney’s Hollywood Backlot Tour was revised

200 guests can ride the back lot shuttle at one time.

25 minutes shuttle ride is all part of the back lot tour attraction, which opened on May 1, 1989.

70,000 gallons of water are used to recreate the flash flood in Catastrophe Canyon on the Back lot Tour.

3.5 minutes is how it takes for the 70,000 gallons of water to be dumped each time

4 tanks are used to release the 70,000 gallons of water

1,000 gallons of water is dumped on the person in the pilot house

1,000 guests can be on the Backlot tour at 1 time

Honey, I Shrunk the Kids" Movie Set Adventure

30 feet tall is one blade of grass in the Honey I shrunk the kids play area and there are 47 of these blades in the play area.

16 foot tall building block is at Movie Set Adventure

52 foot long garden hose is at Movie Set Adventure

500 pounds of structural steel is used to support the blades of grass at Honey I shrunk the kids play area, which can withstand a 8o mph winds. Each was wind tested at cal tech before they were installed.

117 gigantic leaves can be found in the Honey I shrunk the kids plat area.

3 stories tall are the mushroom caps at the Movie Set Adventure

30 feet tall is one blade of grass in the Honey I shrunk the kids play area and there are 47 of these blades in the play area.

45 blades of grass exist in the play area of Honey I shrunk The Kids exactly.

117 gigantic leaves can be found in the Honey I shrunk the kids plat area.

3 stories tall are the mushroom caps at the Movie Set Adventure

Lights, Motors, Action!™ Stunt Show

5/5/2005 is opening day for Lights, Motors, Action™ Extreme Stunt show at Walt Disney World.

5,000 seats are in the Lights, Motor, Action! Extreme Stunt Show stadium and 3,000 more can stand.

3 shows a day are performed

30 minutes is the length of the Lights, Motor, Action! Extreme Stunt Show

6.5 acres area is used to house the Lights, Motor, Action! Extreme Stunt Show stadium.

45 to 65 foot fireball is created for the Lights, Motor, Action! Extreme Stunt Show.

80 PSI are used on the Stunt show cars in Lights, Motor, Action! Extreme Stunt Show.

150 horsepower motorcycle engine are installed in each car of Lights, Motors, Action Extreme Stunt Show

4 forward gears and 4 reverse gears are used in each car of Lights, Motors, Action Extreme Stunt Show

1,300 lbs is the weight of each car of Lights, Motors, Action Extreme Stunt Show which is half of the normal production vehicle.

40-vehicles are used in the stunt show at Lights, Motors, Action Extreme Stunt Show were gutted to reduce the car weight to 1,300 pounds. Motorcycle engines were installed so the lightweight cars accelerate faster.

1,322 is the exact weight of each car in Lights, Motor, Action!

177,000-square-foot facility is the size of the arena for "Lights, Motors, Action!”

35 stunt drivers, actors and technicians are used in each of the shows

20 custom-built cars, 10 stunt motorcycles and two high-powered personal watercrafts are used in the Lights, Motors, Action™ Extreme Stunt

1,300 cc, 150-horsepower motor built inside a custom racing chassis are use in the Lights, Motors, Action™ Extreme Stunt

3 hero cars are used in each show

5 pursuit cars are used in each show

4 motorcycles are used in each show

2 personal watercraft are used in each show

10 to 12 crew personal maintain all the vehicles on site and ensure their safety before each show

14 student drivers are needed for each show

1 practice course is maintained backstage at the Hollywood studio (The Epcot parking lot used to be the practice area until a permanent course was established)

10 weeks of training is required for each driver before they ever get into a car to drive in a show

Muppet Vision 3-D

1991 is the year Jim Henson’s Muppet Vision 3-D debuted

584 guests can be seated in the Muppet Vision 3D Theater.

25 minutes is the length of the Muppet Vision 3D show

12 minute pre show can be seen in the lobby of the Muppet Theater

3 rats can be found in the fountain outside Jim Henson’s Muppet Vision 3-D theater

Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights

1995 was the first year of the Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights

3.5 million lights were used in the Original family display of the Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights

5 million plus lights are use in the Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights display.

500,000 strands of lights are used

100 bulbs are on each strand used

80,000 lights are on the 70 foot tree with 3 layers of color

33 snow machines use 100 gallons of snow fluid each night

40 hidden Mickey's are used in the display

100 lights are in each strand used in the Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights

35 miles of electrical wiring is used in the Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights

4 moving trucks originally used to move all the family lights and displays to Walt Disney World

25 to 35 hidden Mickey’s are in the Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights

70 foot Christmas tree is used in the Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights

30 technicians work to setup the lights from August thru mid November for the Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights.

10 miles of rope light is used in the Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights

21,000 hours and 10 weeks of setup are needed to install the 5 million lights at the Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights at Disney Hollywood Studios.

350 miles of Christmas lights wrap around the Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights display. Don't forget the 71 miles of extension cables, either!!!

1 million and more tie wraps are used to setup the Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights.

800,000 watts of electricity are needed to light the Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights display.

32.2 miles of extension cords are used in the Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights display.

150 angels are used in the Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights display.

5 christmas songs are used in the dancing light show

2009 the light show went completely LED, using now ½ the power consumption