By Paula @ Holiday World

Abigail's head - Gobbler Getaway

Progress on our new dark ride – Gobbler Getaway – continues.

After taking a look at the photo Sally Corporation sent us recently, showing the progress on the ride’s animatronic granny’s head, we received an email.

A fellow by the name of Jon contacted us to point out how our storyteller for Gobbler Getaway …

(her name is Abigail, by the way)

… bears a striking resemblance to the Arthur Carlson character from the wildly popular television show from the late 1970s, WKRP.

Good heavens, he’s right!

The “Big Guy’s” granny, perhaps?

Arthur Carlson from WKRP

If you’ve been around long enough, you’ll remember the famous turkey-drop fiasco episode from 1978.

In it, WKRP’s station manager, Mr. Carlson, cries out: “As God is my witness, I thought turkeys could fly!”

Further research reveals the frightening fact that a “turkey drop” may actually have occurred back in 1946.

Sixty years ago.

The very year our park opened.
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