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Smee's wheel-waiting photo of "it's the small boat"

Smee's wheel-waiting photo of "it's the small boat"

"it's the small boat"

Attraction type: Attraction
Opening date: January 31, 1960
Duration: 10 minutes
Avg. queue length: 19 minutes
Maximum speed: 8 mph


Sail by scenes in which the hypnotized youths of the galaxy (and parts of Lake Buena Vista) disharmonize about happiness and socialism until forced to stop.

Theme Song

The "it's the small boat" theme song is one of the most well known on earth. It's famous lyrics begin:

it's a boat of happy, a boat or deers,
its a boat of food, its a boat of tears,
there's so much that we bare,
that its time our pants tear,
it's the small boat after all.

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