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  2. The entire Studios itself was a big Mickey up-side-down except he's more of a "Picasso Mickey" now that they built Sunset.
    REPORTED: Carolyn R. Sorrells 10 OCT 96
    If you are standing on the Earful Tower you will see that the Studios is in the shape of Mickey. I saw it from the hot air balloon ride flying over the studios.
    CONFIRMED: cindy jacques 05 JAN 97
    CONFIRMED: Nelson 19 JAN 97
    My family purchased the souvenir videos and there is a Hidden Mickey is the beginning of the video: "A day at The Disney Studios". When the video first begins there is a sky view of the park...it is real easy to see how the lay out of the Disney studios makes a Hidden Mickey
    CONFIRMED: Kelly 28 MAY 97
    The largest official Hidden Mickey can be viewed from the air looking down at MGM Studios. It turns out that the whole park is designed to look like Mickey. Don't have a plane? It's shown of "Inside Out" sometimes and also on the WDW Explorere CD-ROM.
    CONFIRMED: Ghost Host 17 JUL 97
    CONFIRMED: Karl 14 AUG 97
    CONFIRMED: hidden Mickey Hunter 16 SEP 97
    CONFIRMED: anon 03 MAY 98
    On "Inside Out" on Disney. They said that the outline of MGM/Disney Studios is shaped like Mickey from a arial view.
    CONFIRMED: anon 06 MAR 98
    CONFIRMED: Joy Hogley 26 MAY 98
    While waiting to exit the backstage Studio Tour ride at MGM Studios, our tour guide pointed out that if you turn the studio map upside down, you will see a hidden Mickey. It's actually the entire park. His face is at the Great Movie Ride and you'll be able to find it from there. It's harder to see now that they have added so many attractions, but if you look hard enough you'll find it.
    CONFIRMED: The Baciuska Family 26 FEB 99
    CONFIRMED: Meghan McClure 29 MAR 99
    CONFIRMED: Mike Lawrence 18 JUL 99
    CONFIRMED: Sarah Fisher 22 NOV 99
    CONFIRMED: Jenn 21 JAN 00
    CONFIRMED: Adam 27 JUN 00
    When you go to MGM Studios, make sure to get a map of the park. Turn the map upside down. There is a hidden Mickey face near the middle of the page. If you go to that area of the park, the face is actually printed on the ground just like the map.
    CONFIRMED: Sherrie 29 JUN 00
    As you walk in to the Disney MGM studios pick up a map. As you unfold it turn it upside down and look really close!!!! If you look close enough you find the "said to be" biggest hidden mickey! In front of the Chinese Theater is mickey's eyes and nose. Echo lake is his right ear and for his left ear is really hard to find but if you look closely there is a little piece of land said to be his left ear. If you find this hidden mickey you have found the largest hidden mickey of all!!!
    CONFIRMED: Pete Jenkinson 15 OCT 00
    CONFIRMED: Bret Taggart 22 OCT 00
    CONFIRMED: Meagan Pole 16 JAN 01
    CONFIRMED: Brigid 16 FEB 01
    CONFIRMED: Joshua Fleming 25 FEB 01
    CONFIRMED: Sarah Jones 15 APR 01
    CONFIRMED: Erica 02 OCT 01
    CONFIRMED: Ryan Jackson 23 APR 02
  3. There's a water tower with ears, Earful Tower, on the way to Disney World once you're on the road leading to Disney World's Disney Studios. This is actually on the Studios' property but you can see it directly from the road its so big. You can't miss it. decor
    REPORTED: Daniel and Mrs. R Cormier
    CONFIRMED: Holger Kruse 28 AUG 93
    CONFIRMED: Graham Allan 03 SEP 93
    CONFIRMED: Bushheart 08 JAN 96
    The Earful Tower is the symbol of Disney Studios. This is called a "deliberate" Mickey on the official Epcot list.
    NOTE: John & Melanie Emmons 28 AUG 96
    CONFIRMED: Joy Hogley 26 MAY 98
    I'm not to sure if this is counted as a Mickey for MGM or Blizzard Beach,but from the top of Mt. Gushmore, look across the wave pool, all the way back by the trees, you can see the Earful Tower!
    REPORTED:Sheriece Beebe 25 MAY 01
  4. The trees outside the Studios have a hidden Mickeys in them
    REPORTED: Andrew Cranford 23 FEB 97 pict from hiddenmickeys.org
  5. There is a long row of palm trees at the side of MGM Studios. If you look very closely you will see that every other tree, about 4 feet up, has a Hidden Mickey on it. When my parents looked they didn't see it!
    REPORTED: Marc Epstein 08 JUL 96
  6. There is a hidden Mickey that guests can never find. I'm a cast member of the Disney/MGM Studios and here's where I found it. The backstage road used by the Hollywood Maintainence workers (streetmosphere) that runs between Oscar's (Hollywood Blvd) and the Theater of the Stars (Sunset Blvd) is where it is. I won't give specific directions due to the fact that guests aren't allowed there. But there is a hidden Mickey on the ground behind the Once Upon a Time building. It's an oil stain from their car. Roughly three inches long. It is there.
    REPORTED: anon 15 SEP 97
    Guests are now allowed to travel on the backstage road between Oscar's and the Theater of the Stars. If you eat dinner at the Brown Derby, Hollywood and Vine or Mama Melrose, you get priority seating to Fantsmic. You take this route to get to your special seats at the Fantasmic Theater.
    UPDATE: Boso 10 AUG 00
    CONFIRMED: Jonathan Ruiz 19 JUN 01
  7. If you get one of the new Lilo and Stitch souvenir mugs there are hidden Mickeys in the clouds and in the splash from the surfboard
    REPORTED: Erika 28 JUN 02
    It appears anytime it is loading a new page.
    CONFIRMED: Scott Barker 27 JUN 02

Disney's Parades

  1. On the new Cars for the new parades there is hidden Mickeys on the front of most of the cars.
    REPORTED: Mickey 04 SEP 01

Sorcery in the Sky Fireworks

  1. While watching the Disney fireworks display from the Boardwalk, I took a picture of what appears to be Mickey. There were three bursts of white circles, two above for the ears and one right under for his head. I didn,t notice this at the time but it seems very clear in my photo.
    REPORTED: Tom Aber 25 MAR 97
    As a cast member, and a pyrotechnician, I have in fact seen fireworks in the shape of Mickey Mouse. It is done most of the time using 3 shells - one larger and two smaller for the ears. There are even some single shell Mickey Mouse heads and what's even more amazing is that they have even spelled out "MICKEY MOUSE" in the sky with fireworks!!
    UPDATE: scott 19 JAN 98

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