Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast

May 26 2020 62 mins 646

A podcast bringing you news, reviews, interviews and chat about the Universal Orlando Resort.







































































































UUOP #363 - Epic Universe & Killer Klowns
Aug 06 2019 69 mins  
On this episode we discuss Universal Orlando's announcement of their 4th theme park, Universal's Epic Universe, Darren brings us his thoughts on his recent visits to the park and we talk Halloween Horror Nights as Killer Klowns from Outer Space is announced for this year. ENJOY! Check out all we have to offer. The Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast. You can listen to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts: We would really appreciate it if you would head over to Apple Podcasts, subscribe to the show and leave us a review. Even if you don't use Apple, it will really help us build up the awareness of the podcast. LIBSYN: Listen and Subscribe at Uuopodcast.libsyn.com. STITCHER: Listen on Stitcher Radio, please leave us a review there too. & SPOTIFY : Find us on the streaming platform Don't forget, if you're booking a trip to Orlando to give our friends at Mouse & Muggle a try. Planning your next trip to Universal Orlando or a Disney destination? Whether you're a mouse or a Muggle, Mouse & Muggle Travel Company can help make your next vacation simply magical! And their services are FREE to you! Just go to mouseandmuggle.com and fill out a no-obligation quote request to get started. Also go and give our podcast partners, The Theme Park Duo a listen, for all your West Coast info FOLLOW US ON : FACEBOOK: Like our Facebook page and join the conversation. INSTAGRAM : Photos from around the Universal Orlando Resort . TWITTER: Follow us on Twitter and leave a comment. PINTEREST: 25 boards and hundreds of pins are available for you to follow including Minions, books, food, and Harry Potter! YOUTUBE: Videos from all around the Universal Orlando Resort BLOG; Don't forget to subscribe to our blog to receive every new post as it is released. You can subscribe be email or RSS feed to paste into your news reader. EMAIL: [email protected] Until Next Time...


















































































UUOP #297 - Fast & Furious : Supercharged & New Nighttime Parade
Apr 24 2018 56 mins  
On this episode we discuss a new locker patent filed by Universal Orlando, the new nighttime parade at Universal Studios Japan, the new land purchase and the opening of Fast & Furious : Supercharged. We also hear Little Things from Seth, a SPEW from Claire and a review of Fast & Furious from Kenneth. Check out all we have to offer. The Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast. You can listen to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts LIBSYN STITCHER SPOTIFY Don't forget, if you're booking a trip to Orlando to give our friends at Mouse & Muggle a try. Planning your next trip to Universal Orlando or a Disney destination? Whether you're a mouse or a Muggle, Mouse & Muggle Travel Company can help make your next vacation simply magical! And their services are FREE to you! Just go to mouseandmuggle.com and fill out a no-obligation quote request to get started. Also go and give our podcast partners, The Theme Park Duo a listen, for all your West Coast info FOLLOW US ON : FACEBOOK INSTAGRAM TWITTER PINTEREST Music: https://www.bensound.com/royalty-free-music Check out all we have to offer. The Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast. You can listen to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts LIBSYN STITCHER SPOTIFY Don't forget, if you're booking a trip to Orlando to give our friends at Mouse & Muggle a try. Planning your next trip to Universal Orlando or a Disney destination? Whether you're a mouse or a Muggle, Mouse & Muggle Travel Company can help make your next vacation simply magical! And their services are FREE to you! Just go to mouseandmuggle.com and fill out a no-obligation quote request to get started. Also go and give our podcast partners, The Theme Park Duo a listen, for all your West Coast info FOLLOW US ON : FACEBOOK INSTAGRAM TWITTER PINTEREST



























UUOP #273 - More Land Acquisition & Fast and Furious
Nov 04 2017 76 mins  
On this episode we discuss Darren visiting the final night of Halloween Horror Nights, new details of Fast & Furious : Supercharged,Seth brings us more Little Things, Monsters Cafe has had an update, Tchoup Chop is closing, we have a SPEW from Jane and we wrap up with news of Universal Orlando buying MORE land and the announcement of TWO new hotels. Enjoy! Don't forget, if you're booking a trip to Orlando to give our friends a try. Planning your next trip to Universal Orlando or a Disney destination? Whether you're a mouse or a Muggle, Mouse & Muggle Travel Company can help make your next vacation simply magical! And their services are FREE to you! Just go to mouseandmuggle.com and fill out a no-obligation quote request to get started. Check out all we have to offer. The Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast. iTUNES: We would really appreciate it if you would head over to ITunes, subscribe to the show and leave us a review. Even if you don't use iTunes, it will really help us build up the awareness of the podcast. LIBSYN: Listen and Subscribe at Uuopodcast.libsyn.com. STITCHER: Listen on Stitcher Radio, please leave us a review there too. TWITTER: Follow us on Twitter and leave a comment. PINTEREST: 25 boards and hundreds of pins are available for you to follow including Minions, books, food, and Harry Potter! FACEBOOK: Like our Facebook page and join the conversation. YOUTUBE: Watch our videos from around the Universal Orlando Resort EMAIL: [email protected] BLOG; Don't forget to subscribe to our blog to receive every new post as it is released. You can subscribe be email or RSS feed to paste into your news reader. Until Next Time...

















































































UUOP #211 - Reign of Kong with Universal Creative's Adam Rivest
Aug 29 2016 56 mins  
On this episode we begin with a Florean Fortescue's Ice-Cream Debate from Tyler. We then answer a voicemail question from Tracey and an email from Lee about visiting the parks during Halloween Horror Nights, while not attending the Halloween event. In the NEWS we talk DreamWorks, a new way to get in to the parks and Seth gives us more "Little Things" from Universal Orlando Resort. Then we head in to Universal Studios Florida with Maureen for Autism at the Park. We are then honoured to invite Universal Orlando Creative Team Member Adam Rivest on to the show, as Lee and Tracey had the opportunity to sit down with him and talk about the creation and details of Skull Island : reign of Kong. Thank you to Adam for joining us and to Universal Orlando PR for allowing us to speak with him. Check out all we have to offer. The Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast. You can listen to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts LIBSYN STITCHER SPOTIFY Don't forget, if you're booking a trip to Orlando to give our friends at Mouse & Muggle a try. Planning your next trip to Universal Orlando or a Disney destination? Whether you're a mouse or a Muggle, Mouse & Muggle Travel Company can help make your next vacation simply magical! And their services are FREE to you! Just go to mouseandmuggle.com and fill out a no-obligation quote request to get started. Also go and give our podcast partners, The Theme Park Duo a listen, for all your West Coast info FOLLOW US ON : FACEBOOK INSTAGRAM TWITTER PINTEREST


























UUOP #193 - Halloween Horror Nights & Ride Audio
Apr 26 2016 61 mins  
On this episode we some Producers Club birthdays and then move on to Florean Fortescue's Ice-Cream Debate from Rebecca and Gabe. In the news we discuss some recent Skull Island : Reign of Kong updates, Universal Orlando annual pass price rises, Halloween Horror Nights 26 house announcements, Rock the Universe details and the first quarter injury report. We then head over to Islands of Adventure with Maureen for another Autism at the Park and our last visit to Toon Lagoon We answer an email from Nicola about spending a week on site at Universal Orlando Resort, some S.P.E.W stories from Mack and a first trip report from Jonathan and wrap up the show with this months Universal Orlando attraction audio which was voted for by you from the choices of The Simpson's, Transformers The Ride 3D and The Frog Choir in Hogmseade. Check out all we have to offer. The Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast. You can listen to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts LIBSYN STITCHER SPOTIFY Don't forget, if you're booking a trip to Orlando to give our friends at Mouse & Muggle a try. Planning your next trip to Universal Orlando or a Disney destination? Whether you're a mouse or a Muggle, Mouse & Muggle Travel Company can help make your next vacation simply magical! And their services are FREE to you! Just go to mouseandmuggle.com and fill out a no-obligation quote request to get started. Also go and give our podcast partners, The Theme Park Duo a listen, for all your West Coast info FOLLOW US ON : FACEBOOK INSTAGRAM TWITTER PINTEREST














UUOP #181 - Universal's Land Purchase with Sandra Pedicini
Feb 02 2016 58 mins  
On this episodev we are joined by the Orlando Sentinel's Business and Theme Park Reporter, Sandra Pedicini. We begin, as we always do, with The Producers Club birthdays and continue our Great Florean Fortscue's Ice-Cream Debate by hearing from Sandra, herself. We then discuss the recent land acquisition by Universal Orlando, as well as some other stuff going on at the resort. Maureen from Autism at the Parks then takes us Universal Orlando Resort to talk aout the upcoming Mardi Gras celebrations. A Celebration of Harry Potter took place at Universal Orlando this past weekend and Sandra visited, so we talk to her about her experience at the event and wrap up by asking her some rapid fire questions. Please go and follow Sandra on Twitter @SandraPedicini Check out all we have to offer. The Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast. You can listen to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts LIBSYN STITCHER SPOTIFY Don't forget, if you're booking a trip to Orlando to give our friends at Mouse & Muggle a try. Planning your next trip to Universal Orlando or a Disney destination? Whether you're a mouse or a Muggle, Mouse & Muggle Travel Company can help make your next vacation simply magical! And their services are FREE to you! Just go to mouseandmuggle.com and fill out a no-obligation quote request to get started. Also go and give our podcast partners, The Theme Park Duo a listen, for all your West Coast info FOLLOW US ON : FACEBOOK INSTAGRAM TWITTER PINTEREST


UUOP #179 - Annual Pass Changes & News
Jan 19 2016 62 mins  
On this episode we continue our Great Florean Fortscue's Ice-Cream Debate by hearing from Brian. We delve in to the news, by bringing you an update on the recent attack in Islands of Adventure. A few attractions are down right now, for annual maintenance. The concert line up for this year's MARDI GRAS, at Universal Orlando, have been announced, we let you know who is involved. We wrap up the news with some new info about Skull Island : Reign of Kong. Maureen from Autism at the Parks then takes us back in to Jurassic Park to give us some info for the Raptor Encounter. Darren and Hunter recently received some surveys hinting at changes coming to Universal Orlando Annual Passes, they let us know what could be coming. We then wrap up with some listener emails. Check out all we have to offer. The Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast. You can listen to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts LIBSYN STITCHER SPOTIFY Don't forget, if you're booking a trip to Orlando to give our friends at Mouse & Muggle a try. Planning your next trip to Universal Orlando or a Disney destination? Whether you're a mouse or a Muggle, Mouse & Muggle Travel Company can help make your next vacation simply magical! And their services are FREE to you! Just go to mouseandmuggle.com and fill out a no-obligation quote request to get started. Also go and give our podcast partners, The Theme Park Duo a listen, for all your West Coast info FOLLOW US ON : FACEBOOK INSTAGRAM TWITTER PINTEREST


UUOP #177 - News & Gringotts Audio
Jan 02 2016 49 mins  
Happy New Year everyone. 2016 promises to be a great year for the Universal Orlando Resort and for the Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast. We kick off the new year by bringing you our new Podcast Debate - The Great Florean Fortescues Ice Cream Debate. We then bring you up to date with the latest news from around the Universal Orlando Resort. The acquisition of 450 acres of land, by Universal Orlando, on International Drive. The new metal detectors installed at the bag check area at Universal Orlando. And a new choice of Butterbeer at The Leaky Cauldron. Following that we head in to Jurassic Park with Maureen for another Autism at the Park. WE then have some emails from John, Courtney and James before wrapping up with the Ride Audio from Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts. Check out all we have to offer. The Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast. You can listen to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts LIBSYN STITCHER SPOTIFY Don't forget, if you're booking a trip to Orlando to give our friends at Mouse & Muggle a try. Planning your next trip to Universal Orlando or a Disney destination? Whether you're a mouse or a Muggle, Mouse & Muggle Travel Company can help make your next vacation simply magical! And their services are FREE to you! Just go to mouseandmuggle.com and fill out a no-obligation quote request to get started. Also go and give our podcast partners, The Theme Park Duo a listen, for all your West Coast info FOLLOW US ON : FACEBOOK INSTAGRAM TWITTER PINTEREST





UUOP #173 - News & Emails
Dec 08 2015 66 mins  
In 2016 the Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast will be making some changes and we clue you in on what they will be at the start of the show, we look forward to going in to 2016 and being your Number 1 Universal Orlando Podcast. Throughout 2015, we have asked listeners to enter in to the Great Butterbeer Debate and we wrap up the debate with the last entries from Franc, Julie, Ryan and John, check back soon for next years debate. There is lots going on at Universal Orlando Resort at the moment and in the news we cover Skyplex and the unveiling of Universal's new 474 acre plot of land, Williams of Hollywood, Simpsons upgrades, a new Sweet Shop in Diagon Alley, Beetlejuice, parking prices and more. We then head in to Hogsmeade with Maureen for another Autism at the Parks. We have spent a lot of time in recent months discussing the amount of screen based attractions at Universal Orlando Resort, we have received many emails from our listeners about it also and with some general emails, we wrap up the show. Check out all we have to offer. The Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast. You can listen to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts LIBSYN STITCHER SPOTIFY Don't forget, if you're booking a trip to Orlando to give our friends at Mouse & Muggle a try. Planning your next trip to Universal Orlando or a Disney destination? Whether you're a mouse or a Muggle, Mouse & Muggle Travel Company can help make your next vacation simply magical! And their services are FREE to you! Just go to mouseandmuggle.com and fill out a no-obligation quote request to get started. Also go and give our podcast partners, The Theme Park Duo a listen, for all your West Coast info FOLLOW US ON : FACEBOOK INSTAGRAM TWITTER PINTEREST




























UUOP #153 - Disney V's Universal & News
Jul 21 2015 47 mins  
On this episode we hear Michelle's input on The Great Butterbeer Debate, then go in to the news to talk about two recent theme park polls, one on the top ten U.S theme park restaurants and the other on the top ten Theme Parks in the U.S, then Darren brings us some news on Halloween Horror Nights at both Orlando and Hollywood and finaly, for the news, we check in with Dr. Ian Malcolm at Universal Studios Hollywood. We then catch up with Maureen from Autism at the Park in Seuss Landing before tackling another Disney Versus Universal, this time we pit Kali River rapids from Animal Kingdom against Popeye and Bluto's Bilge Rat Barges at Islands of Adventure. ENJOY! We would really appreciate it if you would head over to Itunes and subscribe to the show and leave us a review. Even if you don't use Itunes, it will really help us build up the awareness of the podcast. ITUNES or if you listen on Stitcher Radio, please leave us a review there too. STITCHER Music by Abiram Brizuela Sound Effects and music by www.freesfx.com Please subscribe and leave us a review on Itunes or subscribe to us at Uuopodcast.libsyn.com Don't forget to follow us on twitter - @Uuopodcast And Pinterest - http://www.pinterest.com/uuopodcast/ Like our Facebook page - Facebook.com/Uuopodcast And subscribe to our YouTube channel - YouTube.com/uuopodcast If your looking to go to Universal Orlando then why not give our Sponsor - FAIRYGODMOTHER TRAVEL a try? Every UUOP referral helps us continue to give you the BEST Universal coverage. Let them know you heard about them on UUOP. Also check out our good friends DisAfterDark Until next week..... Be Adventurous!
























































UUOP #113 - Listener Q & A & News
Oct 16 2014 46 mins  
On this episode we discuss the explanation for the cancellation of the Human Sacfrice in the Bayou of Blood Scarezone at Halloween Horror Nights 24 in Orlando, Steve Harvey bringing his chat show to Universal Orlando AND you can be there, go to www.steveharvey.tv.com to get your tickets, Harbour Nights : La Dolce Vita coming to Loew's Portofina By Hotel at Universal Orlando, go to Loew's Website to find out more and Halloween Horror Nights in Orlando adding an extra hour to select event nights, head over to Halloween Horror Nights website for tickets and more info. We then delve in to the Rumour Mill and discuss a little Kongstruction amognst other topics, we then welcome listener David Wilders on to the show for a Listener Q & A. We wrap up the show with a little competition. Check out all we have to offer. The Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast. You can listen to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts LIBSYN STITCHER SPOTIFY Don't forget, if you're booking a trip to Orlando to give our friends at Mouse & Muggle a try. Planning your next trip to Universal Orlando or a Disney destination? Whether you're a mouse or a Muggle, Mouse & Muggle Travel Company can help make your next vacation simply magical! And their services are FREE to you! Just go to mouseandmuggle.com and fill out a no-obligation quote request to get started. Also go and give our podcast partners, The Theme Park Duo a listen, for all your West Coast info FOLLOW US ON : FACEBOOK INSTAGRAM TWITTER PINTEREST














UUOP #105 - LeakyCon with Eric Scull
Aug 21 2014 46 mins  
On this episode we bring you the latest news, which includes the first of our new On Location Resort Report : Hollywood Edition segments, we then delve in to the rumor mill, before heading "On Location" with Gregory to talk to Eric Scull about LeakyCon. ENJOY! Email us at [email protected] Don't forget you can record us a little message telling us who you are, where you're from and whether you prefer Frozen or Regular Butterbeer for our Butterbeer taste test, email them to us at [email protected] or go to www.speakpipe.com/uuopodcast and record us one there. We would really appreciate it if you would head over to Itunes and subscribe to the show and leave us a review. Even if you don't use Itunes, it will really help us build up the awareness of the podcast. https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/unofficial-universal-orlando/id431258512 or if you listen on Stitcher Radio, please leave us a review there too. http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/100-unofficial-universal-orlando/unofficial-universal-orlando-podcast Theme/Ad Music - Dan-O at http://danosongs.com Please subscribe and leave us a review on Itunes or subscribe to us at Uuopodcast.libsyn.com Don't forget to follow us on twitter - @Uuopodcast And Pinterest - http://www.pinterest.com/uuopodcast/ Like our Facebook page - Facebook.com/Uuopodcast And subscribe to our YouTube channel - YouTube.com/uuopodcast If your looking to go to Universal Orlando then why not give our Sponsor - FAIRYGODMOTHER TRAVEL a try? Every UUOP referral helps us continue to give you the BEST Universal coverage. Let them know you heard about them on UUOP. Until next week..... Be Adventurous!










































UUOP #68 - HHN 23 The Audio Experience
Oct 31 2013 104 mins  
On this episode we make an announcement on an expansion of the show, we then delve in to the latest Orlando news, which contains a "What's Newniversal" from Eric, followed by the Hollywood news. We then have Binaural audio of all 8 Houses from Halloween Horror Nights in Orlando and the Bill and Ted's Excellent Halloween Adventure show. The houses you will hear, are in this order: 1. Resident Evil 2. Evil Dead 3. American Werewolf 4. Havoc 2 : Derailed 5. Bill and Ted 6. After Life : Death's Vengeance 7. La Llorona 8. Walking Dead 9. Cabin in the Woods. These will be best listened to through HEADPHONES, to get the true experience of being there. Also, stay tuned for some extra audio after the outro, whcih is linked to our announcement. Check out all we have to offer. The Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast. You can listen to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts LIBSYN STITCHER SPOTIFY Don't forget, if you're booking a trip to Orlando to give our friends at Mouse & Muggle a try. Planning your next trip to Universal Orlando or a Disney destination? Whether you're a mouse or a Muggle, Mouse & Muggle Travel Company can help make your next vacation simply magical! And their services are FREE to you! Just go to mouseandmuggle.com and fill out a no-obligation quote request to get started. Also go and give our podcast partners, The Theme Park Duo a listen, for all your West Coast info FOLLOW US ON : FACEBOOK INSTAGRAM TWITTER PINTEREST



























































UUOP #21 - Jaws Tribute Show
Jan 05 2012 157 mins  
Welcome to this very sad episode of the Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast. We are going to devote this entire episode to the now closed Jaws ride at Universal Orlando. We will start with an Interview with former Jaws Ride Skipper, Josh Ash, we then share a Jaws themed S.P.E.W story from Matt Holt. We then discuss our thoughts on the closure of the ride, as well as our listeners, following that we share a live report from the park on the final day of operation, from Thomas Wagner and then invite Jim Hill to share his stories on the attraction, following that we share a live report from the park on the final day of operation, before we wrap up we bring you the first Fact Hunter segment we did and finish the show up with the audio ride through of the attraction with our guest, Josh as the Skipper. W Check out all we have to offer. The Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast. You can listen to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts LIBSYN STITCHER SPOTIFY Don't forget, if you're booking a trip to Orlando to give our friends at Mouse & Muggle a try. Planning your next trip to Universal Orlando or a Disney destination? Whether you're a mouse or a Muggle, Mouse & Muggle Travel Company can help make your next vacation simply magical! And their services are FREE to you! Just go to mouseandmuggle.com and fill out a no-obligation quote request to get started. Also go and give our podcast partners, The Theme Park Duo a listen, for all your West Coast info FOLLOW US ON : FACEBOOK INSTAGRAM TWITTER PINTEREST




















UUOP #4 - News and Universal Meal Deal
May 19 2011 46 mins  
On this episode we bring you the latest Universal Orlando news and then discuss the Universal Meal deal. ENJOY! Email us at [email protected] Don't forget you can record us a little message telling us who you are, where you're from and whether you prefer Frozen or Regular Butterbeer for our Butterbeer taste test, email them to us at [email protected] or go to www.speakpipe.com/uuopodcast and record us one there. We would really appreciate it if you would head over to Itunes and subscribe to the show and leave us a review. Even if you don't use Itunes, it will really help us build up the awareness of the podcast. https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/unofficial-universal-orlando/id431258512 or if you listen on Stitcher Radio, please leave us a review there too. http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/100-unofficial-universal-orlando/unofficial-universal-orlando-podcast Theme/Ad Music - Dan-O at http://danosongs.com Please subscribe and leave us a review on Itunes or subscribe to us at Uuopodcast.libsyn.com Don't forget to follow us on twitter - @Uuopodcast And Pinterest - http://www.pinterest.com/uuopodcast/ Like our Facebook page - Facebook.com/Uuopodcast And subscribe to our YouTube channel - YouTube.com/uuopodcast If your looking to go to Universal Orlando then why not give our Sponsor - FAIRYGODMOTHER TRAVEL a try? Every UUOP referral helps us continue to give you the BEST Universal coverage. Let them know you heard about them on UUOP. Until next week..... Be Adventurous!




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