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Universal Studios - Production Central
Production Central is your first stop once you enter the Park and where Universal really showcases the Studios part of its name. Hosting a number of programs for the American Health Network cable channel, as well as other films, television shows and commercials, Production Central is home to the World Headquarters of Nickelodeon Network. Production Central contains state-of-the-art studios and sound stages that Universal visitors can tour for free. To find out what's "in production" upon your arrival, visit the Studio Audience Center located to the right of the main entrance turnstiles to Universal Studios, or call (407) 224-6355 in advance.
Jimmy Neutron – Nicktoon Blast
Simulator ride. Height requirement - 40 inches. Universal Express Available.
Jimmy Neutron begins to demonstrate his latest invention – the powerful Mark IV rocket. But before Jimmy gets too far, an evil, egg-shaped alien from the planet Yokian named Ooblar bursts into the lab and steals the "New" Mark IV rocket, threatening to gain absolute power over Nicktoon Studios – and then the world.
Jimmy recruits you and to help him save the planet and get his Mark rocket back. The problem is that you have to do it using the unpredictable and antiquated Mark I rocket. You climb aboard with Jimmy, his best friend Carl and Jimmy's robot dog. You are taken on a wild ride through the Nicktoon Studios where you'll encounter characters from "Hey Arnold", "The Rugrats", "The Fairly Odd Parents", "SpongeBob SquarePants" The chase continues on the way to the planet Yokian where you chase Ooblar through his home planet. Then you end up back home at Nicktoon Studios where the final battle between Ooblar and Jimmy takes place.
Shrek 4D Adventure
You are ushered into a pre-show chamber where they’ll be greeted by the late, vertically challenged Lord Farquaad himself, who, in his first posthumous appearance, will inform guests of his ghostly scheme to haunt Shrek, Princess Fiona and Donkey. The six-minute video and animatronics preamble will prepare you for entry into the main theatre and the wild adventure to follow.
Once settled in specially designed seats in the main auditorium, you will don OgreVision glasses and will be transported to the fairy tale realm of Duloc, as the screen and the theatre come alive with the tale of the Shrek-Princess Fiona honeymoon adventure. Surprising sensory elements will help propel the narrative experience through seats capable of both vertical and horizontal motion, as well as a few other surprises.
The attraction features a tale that begins as Shrek, Princess Fiona and Donkey set off for a honeymoon but are faced with trouble in the form of the ghost of Lord Farquaad. When Fiona is kidnapped on the way to Honeymoon Hotel Shrek and Donkey are set out into an adventure to rescue her. The chase runs through "Forbidden Forrest" "Dead End Graveyard" & "Fairy Falls" but ends at "Honeymoon Hotel". This is a first class attraction and shouldn’t be missed.
There is only one restaurant in this area, The Monster Café, serving soups/salads, pizza, pasta, desserts and drinks.
On Location - Rent 2-Way Radios, Film, Batteries, Sundries & Apparel, This is also where you need to pick up your Souvenir Photos.
Universal Studios Store - Items from every store in the park can be found here. Shirts, Sweaters, Hats, Sunglasses, Watches, Pins, Plush Dolls, Toys, Pens, Pencils, Autograph Books, Candy, Videos, DVD's, CD's, Snow globes and Tons More.
Nickstuff - The one stop shop for Nicktoon merchandise. Plush Dolls, Toys, Clothe, Videos, Hats, and Tons More.
Shrek's Ye Olde Souvenir Shoppe - Anything & Everything Shrek can be found here. Pins, Shirts, Hats, Shrek & Donkey Ears, Bobble Heads, Plush Dolls, Action Figures, Cups, Mugs, CD's, Videos, DVD's and Tons More.
It's a Wrap - Various items marked down 30% to 50% off from items all over the parks.
Studio Sweets - Fresh Fudges & Delightful Gourmet Candies.
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