Springfield's theme park Krustyland, run by Krusty the Clown, is opening it's newest roller coaster, the upsy-downsy spins-aroundsy teen-operated thrill ride is opening, and in this simulator ride, you're going to be the first to ride it, along with the Simpsons family! However, Sideshow Bob has escaped from prison and has taken over the park, and soon you're on a wild adventure crashing through the Krusty's attractions, with Sideshow Bob doing anything to destroy you. Written by
Did You Know?
Although Harry Shearer
did not participate in the ride all of his major characters make appearances without lines. Mr. Burns and Smithers can be seen in a hot air balloon at the end of the ride. Ned Flanders, Reverend Lovejoy, Lenny, Dr. Hibbert, Kent Brockman, and Officer Eddie all appear in the queue video and in Krusty's midway welcome video. Jasper can be seen in the welcome video as well. Otto appears in the queue video and driving the school bus towards the end of the ride. In Willie's milk bottle booth he imagines the face of Principal Skinner on the bottles in order to knock them over. Scratchy can be seen in various forms throughout the ride and co-stars with Itchy in the pre-flight safety video. Kang can be seen in a spaceship alongside Kodos at the end of the ride. Rainer Wolfcastle appears on a poster in the queue for "Krusty's Wet and Smoky Stunt Show". Ned Flanders also appears on a poster for "The Sea Captain's Queasy Time Lagoon Adventure" and Burns and Smithers also appear on a poster for "Madame Manjula's The Future Looker-After!" See more
In the midway preshow video, as Krusty looks for a family to be the first to go on his new ride, a bald man with glasses, Miss Albright (the Sunday school teacher), and the Flanders family all disappear and then reappear in-between shots. Also the metal gate the Simpsons stand behind turns into a velvet rope. See more
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Referenced in AniMat's Reviews: Free Birds