When Battle across Time first debuted in April 1996, it instantly became one of Universal’s biggest hits, reaching a popularity that would help see it get exported to both Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Studios Japan in the years that followed (in 19, respectively).
It’s easy to see why: its rather ambitious premise had it combine live actors, audio-animatronics, 3D film footage, and practical effects – including the infamous seat drop at the film’s climax – to create an all-encompassing experience.
That first installment (and the fifth movie in the overall series), Terminator: Genisys, hit theaters in July 2015; four months later, during Thanksgiving week, T2 3D emerged from a short refurbishment with new digital projectors and a surround-sound system both, an upgraded lighting package, and, most notably, a reworked preshow film, which removed all the long-since-dated “cutting edge” products that the Cyberdyne company was preparing to bring to market and replaced them with brand-new items, including a certain Genisys operating system.
"The kid who was lucky enough to come up with a real league ball or a store-bought bat automatically became team captain." - Ford Frick in Games, Asterisks, and People: Memoirs of a Lucky Fan (Ford C. You won't, except for here at Baseball Almanac (unless they copied it from us! Baseball Almanac already has thousands of facts about your favorite team, players, stadiums, attendance, award winners, and more online, but please do not hesitate to suggest another item you would like to see.
We lose that child-like wonderment about everything, but not about our baseball teams.
Or perhaps because the game is played every day for six months, and fortunes of the team become as much a part of our life as those of friends and family.
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