Friday, July 17, 2009
BackStage No. 002 - 1989
from black and white xerographic copy
"They said it, and it's true.
'Someday that stupid paper hat may save your
Now, what in the world that vat of gravy was doing up there is another story."
Featuring Tommy the fox.
Kitchen, The French Market Restaurant, N.O.S., Disneyland.
All restaurant hosts must wear hats (usually paper ones) and hostesses must wear hair nets. Most cast-members quickly accept this as a part of the costume. Still, if you ever gave yourself a moment to consider it, it is a paper hat.
Tommy was named after Tom Sawyer Island on the other side of the Rivers of America in Fronteirland. At the time, Bear Country Restaurants encompassed six locations: The Hungry Bear Restaurants, Brer Bar (now closed), The Harbour Galley (new in 1989), Fort Wilderness Canteen (T.S.I.), The French Market Restaurant (New Orleans Square), and The Mint Julep Bar (N.O.S.)