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Ride / The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh

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The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh is a dark ride in the Magic Kingdom in Walt Disney World, Disneyland, Hong Kong Disneyland, and Shanghai Disneyland. It is a Compressed Adaptation of Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day.

During a blustery day in the Hundred Acre Woods, Pooh finds himself without honey while everyone is dealing with the gusts. Tigger warns him of Heffalumps and Woozles, but the bigger danger ends up being a rainstorm that floods the Hundred Acre Woods.


Tropes for this ride include:

  • Adaptational Badass: Christopher Robin, Kanga, Rabbit, and Tigger when they form a Chain of People to rescue Owl from the flood and Piglet from a waterfall.
  • Adaptational Distillation: This ride for Disney World, Disneyland, Tokyo (where the ride is known as "Pooh's Hunny Hunt"), and Shanghai simplify the story of "The Blustery Day" from half an hour to five minutes. For one, Pooh and Piglet don't finish Owl's house, which doesn't come down with the wind, and everyone gathers together as soon as the flooding starts.
  • Adaptation Expansion: Unlike his handful of appearances in the original short, Tigger here gets a moment where he reaches to save Piglet.
  • Birthday Episode: The Disneyland version ends with everyone celebrating Pooh's birthday.
  • The Cameo: Gopher appears to wish the viewers, "Happy Winds-Day!" He also appears later squirting water. Additionally, Max, Buff, and Melvin are hidden in the climax of the Disneyland version under the exit to the Heffalumps and Woozles section. note 
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  • Chain of People: Christopher Robin and most of the toys — minus Pooh, who is stuck in a tree— form one to rescue Owl, who is sitting on a fallen log in a flood, as well as Piglet, who is about to go over a waterfall.
  • Disney Acid Sequence: Every ride has one with the Heffalumps and Woozles, whose rooms involve funhouse mirrors and optical illusions.
  • Mythology Gag: In reference to Mr. Toad's Wild Ride, a portrait in Owl's house shows Mr. Toad with Owl, with Mr. Toad handing Owl the deed to the ride.
  • Random Events Plot: The Disneyland version goes Blustery Day, Floody Place, Tigger, Pooh's House, Heffalumps and Woozles, Pooh's dream, Pooh's bed, Pooh's birthday, End. Justified due to the ride taking place in a converted barn, evidentally, there wasn't a lot of room to do scenes like in the Disneyworld version.
  • Skewed Priorities: Pooh, when he gets stuck in a honey tree, would rather fill his stomach than escape and climb higher to avoid the flooding.