Anonymous asked in Games & RecreationAmusement Parks · 2 months ago

What you think?

Can't believe disney is changing theme for splash mountain. It's not gonna be the same. Without those animals and music. What's racist about the ride or movie it's based on song of the south? Why change the theme after like 30 yrs? How about instead just add a ride with princess and frog theme

3 Answers

  • Robert
    Lv 7
    2 months ago
    Favorite Answer

    Apparently everything that ever happened, no matter how far in the past evokes sadness and hurt  to people who are told that there is a connection, but otherwise would not know or care.  Society must be scrubbed of everything that could ever offend anyone.  Remember in the future to never say "good morning" as it makes people sad if they are having an off day and know that you are feeling good when they are not.  No fun in America ever.  It's offensive until we can all have fun, and somewhere someone isn't.  

  • MS
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    Disney changes the themes to rides now and then.  They change with the times to line up with what's popular.  No kids know where the current Splash Mountain theme comes from, and lots of kids will enjoy seeing Princess and the Frog scenes.  Yes, the movie had some racist undertones - given that hardly anyone has seen it and no one is attached to it, it makes sense to change it to something more relatable, regardless of the racist concerns.  It's much cheaper and easier to redesign and existing ride than it is to create and build a new one.

  • Expat
    Lv 6
    2 months ago

    First of all, if you’re under 50 you’ve never seen the movie, so no kids are attached to the story. It never should’ve used them in the first place; it never made sense with the movie. The new theme will sell merchandise. It’s a kids’ ride. I saw the movie as a kid and in the 80s we had the VHS from Japan - the only country it was ever released on VHS. It’s pretty racial if not racist with the campy, over the top black speech in it. That and “the happy slave” narrative. 

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