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Kitchen Cabaret

Let's travel back to 1984, when Epcot Center was at it's best and look at a couple shots from Kitchen Cabaret inside The Land.  I do not remember much about this show, so your on your own for commentary.




I'd love to know what happen to these Animatronics, anyone know?

Cousin Orville was kind enough to share these amazing pictures with us!


He looks pretty beat, but at least he's still around.


 Our pals over at Imagineering Disney commented that some of the Animatronics are still kickin' around Epcot!

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  1. Fun pics. I don't know where the bulk of the animatronics are these days but a few of them are floating around Epcot. I had the Mr. Mustard animatronic on my desk for a time a couple years ago, leaking oil on my papers. Well worth it.

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  2. I saw Mr. Dairy Good (which was re-used in Food Rocks) along w/ some of the other Food Rocks animatronics at last yaer's MAPO event at the Disneyland Hotel. No idea where the other Kitchen Kabaret ones ended up though.

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  3. A few pics of Mr. Dairy as he looks today... sadly, he appears to be carton-less, but man can he still sing. :) Feel free to use these if you'd like!

    http://imgur.com/a/SFnLY

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  4. That's awesome. thanks fellas!

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  5. It would be so cool if I could watch a theater play with Animatronics as the leading characters.

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