1994 was the year that The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror debuted; it was also revised in 1996, 1999, 2002
6 elevators shafts are in the Twilight Zone Tower of Terror
8 elevator cars can be running simultaneously at the TZToT
21 guests can ride each elevator
4 minutes is the ride length of The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror
1996, Version 2 ("Twice the Fright") made its appearance and added a second drop to the ride.
1999, Version 3 ("Fear in Every Drop") made the drop sequence much more complex with a series of false starts and sudden stops before finally falling to the
2002 Version 4 ("Never the Same Fear Twice") put the computers in control so that each drop involved a different randomly selected sequence of events for the drop.
4 loading zones are used and merge in to 2 paths on the top floor of The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror
2 years were needed to reprogram the Tower of Terror Computers to the new T4 configuration.
7 feet wide, 35 feet long and weighing 133,000 pounds that is the size of 1 motor for the Twilight Zone’s Tower of Terror.
15 times the speed of normal elevator is the rate at which these motors can push the cars at the Tower of Terror.
275 corvettes’ are needed to produce the same amount of torque as the Tower of Terror Motors.
1.5 seconds is all that is need for the Tower of terror to get to top speed in the show finale and then come to a complete stop all in the space of 130 feet.
10259 is the number on the “inspection certificate” for the elevators at the Twilight Zone Tower of Terror. This is the date (10/02/1959) that Rod Serling’s influential TV show premiered
12/31/2002 the fourth show enhancement was unveiled at the Twilight Zone Tower of Terror attraction, which allowed the computer to select one of the 4 ride shows at random.
13 stories is the total plummet for the Twilight Zone Tower of Terror attraction.
130 feet drop; with a 25 foot break run will leave you breathless on the Twilight Zone Tower of Terror attraction.
199 feet tall is the height of the Twilight Zone Tower of Terror, which was struck by lightning during construction.
1 extra foot over 199 feet and this attraction would require a red blinking light on top as required by the FAA.
13-diamond rating plaque hangs in the lobby from the American Automobile Association. Their real ratings only go to up to 5 diamonds.
1939 is when the Hollywood Tower Hotel was struck by lightning
1997 is when the Tower was actually struck by lightning
12 is the number of floors listed on the elevator dial
1959 is the last time the elevator was inspected and also the first year that the Twilight Zone aired on television
156 is the total number of episodes of the original Twilight Zone television show aired
2 is the number of time the imagineers who worked on the attraction watched each and every one of those episodes as part of their research
5 guests were in the elevator at the Hollywood Tower Hotel when it was struck by lighting, according to the pre show
1,000 dollars is the cost of each cast member costume making these the most expensive costumes on property
110,000 foot pounds of torque are generated by each of the 2 ride engines
132,000 pounds is the weight of the ride engines
35 feet long is the length of the ride engines
7 feet tall is the height of the ride engines
1,500 tons of steel and 145,800 cubic feet of concrete were used in the construction of The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror.
27,000 roof tiles were used in the construction of the Twilight Zone Tower of Terror.
20 different songs are played inside the lobby of the Tower of Terror