Roger Rabbit's Car Toon Spin
is a dark ride
at the Disneyland
and Tokyo Disneyland
theme parks. The ride is based on the 1988 Academy Award
-winning film, Who Framed Roger Rabbit
. Both versions of the attraction are located in Mickey's Toontown
. The Disneyland version opened on January 26, 1994, a year after the Mickey's Toontown area opened, and the Tokyo Disneyland version opened on April 15, 1996.
was recognized as a lucrative character by Disney after the release of Who Framed Roger Rabbit
, and an ambitious set of attractions based on the movie were developed for many Disney theme parks. Roger Rabbit was even set to be the star of his own land, behind Main Street, U.S.A.
at Disneyland, called Hollywoodland. Meanwhile, over at the Magic Kingdom
, a new land behind Fantasyland
was being developed in honor of Mickey Mouse
's sixtieth birthday, aptly named Mickey's Birthdayland
There were also set to be attractions based on Roger Rabbit, Judge Doom, and Baby Herman opening in a major expansion at Disney's Hollywood Studios
and Tokyo Disneyland, but after the financial disaster of the Euro Disney Resort
, plans were dramatically cut back with only Disneyland and Tokyo Disneyland receiving any Roger Rabbit-themed attractions.In the ride, Marvin Acme's "Acme Warehouse" from the film is called the "Gag Warehouse" and the cans of "DIP" in the opening scene of the ride are real props from the film. One has a dent from where......