Kang & Kodos' Twirl 'n' Hurl

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Kang & Kodos' Twirl 'n' Hurl
Kang & Kodos Twirl n Hurl Springfield U S A.JPG
Universal Studios Florida
AreaSpringfield
StatusOperating
Opening dateAugust 11, 2013 (2013-08-11)
Ride statistics
Attraction typeAerial carousel
ManufacturerZamperla
ThemeThe Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror
Vehicle typeUFO Spaceships
Vehicles12
Riders per vehicle2-3
Duration2:00
Ride hostKang and Kodos

Kang & Kodos' Twirl 'n' Hurl is a theme park attraction at Universal Studios Florida, which opened on August 11, 2013. The ride is based on The Simpsons' Treehouse of Horror specials.

History[edit]

Kang & Kodos' Twirl 'n' Hurl is a part of the Springfield expansion of Universal Studios Florida. As part of the expansion, the International Food & Film Festival was demolished in order to make way for Fast Food Boulevard. Minigames were built in front of The Simpsons Ride and the Duff Gardens; Lard Lad Donuts, and Bumblebee Man's Taco Truck were built as well. Kang & Kodos' Twirl 'n' Hurl was the last experience opened in the Springfield expansion. The ride is manufactured by Zamperla.[1]

Ride summary[edit]

Queue[edit]

The queue is a brief walk around the spinner and into a shaded area where guests board the ride. While waiting, guests can watch brief clips from the Treehouse of Horror specials.

Ride[edit]

Guests enter their UFO spaceships. Once the ride starts, Kang and Kodos exclaim they have tricked the guests and the only way to get off the ride is to "attack" Springfield. Nelson, Homer, Bart, Willie and Grandpa will interact with the riders when the riders pass their faces which also spin when they are passed. Also during the ride, Kang and Kodos interact with the riders as well. When the ride ends, Kang and Kodos say that they are the only ones who truly had fun.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "New Simpsons ride launches at Universal Orlando". Park World Magazine: 26. September 2013.