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PHOTOS, VIDEO: Pluto, Rafiki, Big Al, and King Louie Make Surprise Appearances at Pete’s Silly Sideshow in Magic Kingdom

A seemingly random assortment of characters made a surprise appearance this morning at Pete’s Silly Sideshow in Storybook Circus at Magic Kingdom. With traditional character meet-and-greets suspended, Pete’s Silly Sideshow has been closed since March 2020. Now that some indoor meet-and-greets are returning as distanced “sightings,” we’ve been keeping an eye on Pete’s.

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The tent opened for a limited group of guests this morning.

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Inside, we met King Louie from “The Jungle Book.”

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And Rafiki from “The Lion King.” Note that the backdrops for Minnie and the gang are covered in red curtains.

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Next up was Big Al from the Country Bear Jamboree.

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Finally, we got to meet Pluto.

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These sightings were most likely training for Cast Members and won’t be returning daily.

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Watch our video of these characters below.

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