A POTATO WITH A-PEEL: Five-foot-tall Mr. Potato Head Audio-Animatronics figure installed at soon-to-open Toy Story Mania! attraction at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

A POTATO WITH A-PEEL: Walt Disney Imagineer Eric Swapp is "watched" closely by an Audio-Animatronics figure of Mr. Potato Head as he makes adjustments to the figure inside the soon-to-open "Toy Story Mania!" attraction at Disney's Hollywood Studios.

A POTATO WITH A-PEEL: Eric Swapp, Principal Show Programmer for Walt Disney Imagineering, is “watched” closely by an Audio-Animatronics figure of Mr. Potato Head as he makes adjustments to the figure April 4, 2008 at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. The five-foot-tall figure of the famous Hasbro toy, which features the voice of Don Rickles, portrays a “carnival barker” in the soon-to-open “Toy Story Mania!” attraction at the Walt Disney World theme park. “Toy Story Mania!” is an interactive ride-through attraction that combines elements of a video game, “4-D” technology and interaction with stars from the Disney-Pixar film “Toy Story.” It is scheduled to open in summer 2008 at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida and Disneyland Resort in California. The attraction is opening as part of Disney’s “Year of a Million Dreams” celebration. (Kent Phillips, photographer)

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