New Disney Ride Experiences Shocking Error, Leaves Fans Asking “Why?”

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A Daisy Duck animatronic covered up with a shocked emoji in one screenshot and a censored blur in another.

On Tuesday, Disneyland Resort announced its fastest-ever change from a virtual queue to a standby attraction line. Starting on February 22, Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway will no longer offer virtual boarding groups. This comes less than a month after the cartoon attraction opened at the Southern California Disney Park.

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However, some incidents suggest the attraction isn’t ready for a constant flow of Guests. Amid ongoing maintenance issues, a disturbing recent video from @disway800 shows the Daisy Duck face-projection animatronic experiencing a significant error:

@disway800

Poor Daisy Duck! #daisyduck #disneylandpark #disneyfunnyvideos #mickeyandminniesrunawayrailway #mickeymouse #disneylandcalifornia #disneymagicmoments #disneyrides #disneymagickeyholder #mickeystoontown #disneylandresort #disneyparks #mickeyandminniemouse #disneythemeparks

♬ original sound – BeyondDisway

“I hope Disney learns it’s lesson and stops with the projector faces,” @featherboxx commented.

“After all the moving parts that goes into this, why not just finish it and have an animatronic face?” asked @driver.t.

“Not everyone waiting a 15 hour line to watch a glitch,” @ashleyfaithxx3 wrote.

Concept Art from Mickey's Toontown at Disneyland Park featuring the new disney attraction, Mickey and Minnie's Runaway Railway
Credit: Disney

The animatronic’s face appeared to return shortly after the error occurred. Though it’s unknown if Daisy has been fixed, Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway was operating normally at the time of this article’s publication.

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Join Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse for a silly, wacky theatrical adventure at the El CapiTOON Theater in Disneyland Park at Disneyland Resort and Chinese Theater in Disney’s Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World Resort. Whether you’re boarding in Mickey’s Toontown or the former home of the Great Movie Ride, you’re sure to have a swell time!

More on Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway

concept art for Mickey and Minnie's Runaway Railway at Disneyland Resort's Toontown
Credit: Disney Parks Blog

Hop aboard the newest Disney Parks ride before TRON Lightcycle / Run opens in April in Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World Resort! “Step into the whimsical universe of a Mickey Mouse short and hitch a ride on Engineer Goofy’s train. What could possibly go wrong?” reads the official Disney attraction description. “Cue hilarious hijinks! A relaxing train ride suddenly turns into a zany, free-ranging romp through ever-changing and rearranging cartoon scenes. You’ll quickly learn that anything can happen in this out-of-control animated world.”

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“You’re invited to the grand world ‘prem-ear’ of Mickey and Minnie’s latest cartoon short, ‘Perfect Picnic’—and where better to watch it than Toontown’s favorite small-town movie palace, the El CapiTOON Theater!”

Have you noticed any errors with Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway at Disneyland Resort? Share your experience with Inside the Magic in the comments. 

Please note that the story outlined in this article is based on a personal Disney Parks Guest experience. No two Guest experiences are alike, and this article does not necessarily align with Inside the Magic’s personal views on Disney Park operations.

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