All American Amusement Parks

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  • 2014
  • 1 Season
  • 7.0  (7)

All American Amusement Parks is an exciting and enrapturing travelogue series that aired on Great American Country in 2014. Hosted by the charismatic J.D. Scott, this memorable show takes viewers on an unforgettable journey across the United States, exploring some of the country's most thrilling, unique, and iconic amusement parks.

The infectious energy of the show is established from the get-go as J.D., known for his irrepressible spirit and lighthearted humor, steps into the driver's seat. Guiding audiences through the twists and turns of the United States that are brimming with amusement parks, the show goes beyond the mere surface, delving into the unique history, architecture, and cultural significance of these American treasures.

Every episode is a new adventure packed with adrenaline and discovery. From roller coasters that push the boundary of thrill and awe-inspiring water rides that guarantee to drench you with fun, to traditional family-centred carousels and chill-inducing horror houses, J.D. takes you through it all. What sets All American Amusement Parks apart from other typical travel shows, is the authenticity of its host’s experiences. J.D. does not just report from the sidelines but immerses himself fully, leaping headfirst into every ride and challenge, hence, this program offers an exhilarating first-hand account of the theme park experience.

In addition, the audience also accompanies J.D. on behind-the-scenes tours, getting an exclusive inside look at the inner workings of the rides. The show uncovers how these monumental structures function and how they were created, showing the engineering marvels that make up these amusement parks that we often take for granted.

Intermingling with the visitors, park operators, and local enthusiasts, J.D. explores the prized delicacies of amusement park food in each episode. A journey into classic American snacks, from delicious cotton candy swirls to mouth-melting corn dogs and other unique treats native to the parks, adds another tasty layer to the viewing experience.

Furthermore, it’s not just the thrill of the rides, or the taste of the food, but the stories of the parks that make All American Amusement Parks an engrossing watch. The show delves into the heart of these parks, unearthing the remarkable histories behind landmark rides, revealing unexpected tales of innovation, competition, and enduring American spirit. Each park holds a unique place in the local and national storyline, with stories capable of transporting viewers back to the golden days of the American heritage.

The unique format of the All American Amusement Parks is thoughtfully planned and brilliantly executed. The vivid descriptions and expressive narration of J.D. Scott, coupled with high-definition visuals, creates a virtual experience that allows you to feel as if you're touring the theme parks personally from the comfort of your own living room. The show brilliantly captures the parks' allure, the thrill of the rides, the joy of the visitors, and the festive atmosphere that is characteristic of American amusement parks.

Besides the thrill and excitement, the show also takes moments to highlight the value of family and community within the theme park culture. Between the interviews and the rides, there are quiet moments of reflection and heartwarming anecdotes shared by guests emphasizing how certain parks and rides have become cherished parts of their lives, often spanning generations.

In conclusion, All American Amusement Parks combines travel, history, gastronomy, and adventure, all wrapped into a fun-filled package. It's about more than just amusement parks; the show celebrates the essence of American recreation, childhood nostalgia, and the spirit of exploration. Each episode is a vivid rush of adrenaline, laughter, and wonder, making it an unmissable journey into America's heartland of fun and joy.

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Themed Parks
6. Themed Parks
October 30, 2014
We are heading out to find three parks with very different themes. We will experience terror in the wild Halloween themed park Wild Adventures, have an 1800s Ozark adventure at Silver Dollar City and get to experience Christmas, Thanksgiving and the 4th of July on the same day at Holiday World.
Florida's Animal Kingdom
5. Florida's Animal Kingdom
October 23, 2014
Things are about to get wild in the sunshine state! We take a trip to see the most exotic animal parks Florida has to offer. From the to the vicious gators at Gatorland to the mythical mermaids of Weeki Wachee. Who has the most vicious beasts? Closest close encounter with a wild animal? Most beautiful mythical creatures?
Wet and Wild Waterparks
4. Wet and Wild Waterparks
October 16, 2014
We take a trip to a tropical paradise in the middle of... Wisconsin? We will see where the local cheese heads get their fix of water sliding, swimming and surfing. And then head to a park in New Jersey who proudly wears the crown of the most dangerous theme park on earth.
Steel State Wooden Coasters
3. Steel State Wooden Coasters
October 9, 2014
Pennsylvania is the heart of the rust belt, but this steel state has some of the best wooden coasters around. Plus we will see who has the best food offerings. While, Hershey park is home to a chocoholic's dream, Knoebels has been voted best amusement park food in the nation.
Beachy Boardwalks
2. Beachy Boardwalks
October 2, 2014
Thrills, rides and games of chance all set on a Beachy backdrop. We will visit some of the east coast's most classic boardwalk amusement parks. Who will have the best classic coaster? The best boardwalk vibe? The greatest games on the midway?
Extreme Thrills (Pilot)
1. Extreme Thrills (Pilot)
October 2, 2014
We explore the over the top, cutting edge, next generation thrills that the Midwest has to offer. Which park has made a near death experience the most fun? The highest drop? The loudest ride? The most futuristic ride?
  • Premiere Date
    October 2, 2014
  • IMDB Rating
    7.0  (7)