publication date: Monday, April 16, 2001 (part of Round XIII)

category: Cartoons

clue: One urban legend says he's now a cryogenically frozen sleeping beauty, stored under Pirates of the Caribbean.

explanation: Disney was an animator who built a humongous entertainment corporation on the foundation of his popular cartoons. His most famous character, Mickey Mouse, had a pair of round mouse ears atop his head that became the symbol of the Disney corporation. (These are gooed into Eisner's forehead.) Pirates of the Caribbean is a boat ride at Walt Disney World and Walt Disney Land, two of Disney's theme parks. There is indeed a legend that Disney was frozen after his death and is stored under the ride, but the legend is false. Disney was interred in a Beverly Hills cemetery, and his grave can be visited by the public. more…

solved by: Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Mike Eberhart, Dave Mitzman, Aaron Fischer, Anna Gregoline, Jeff Flom, D. R., Angela Lathem-Ballard, and Brannan Conrad

trivia: This goo was part of Round Thirteen, in which each goo was dedicated to a particular player. This goo was created for Angela Rehn, who did an internship at Walt Disney World for six months prior to joining the goo game.


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