Tom Hanks revealed one of Disneyland’s dirty secrets on Conan last night — it used to have a Mile High Club.
Hanks spent a lot of time in the amusement park filming Saving Mr. Banks, in which he plays Walt Disney. The actor said that while on set he asked workers why some rides, like the Skyway that used to transport visitors back and forth between Tomorrowland and Disneyland, had been removed.
“One of the problems was — there were a lot of people trying to join, let’s call it the ‘Mile High Club,’” Hanks told a stunned Conan O’Brien. “In the sky buckets!”
“There was other naughty stuff going on. But there were people that tried to… how do we say this… get the deed done,” he added. “How to enjoy the e-ticket, maybe the g-ticket, maybe the o-ticket. … I don’t know.”
An incredulous O’Brien asked, “How long is that ride?” to which Hanks responded, “It was like maybe four-and-a-half minutes from Tomorrowland to Fantasyland.”