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Arkham Asylum - Shock Therapy at Warner Bros Movie WorldSubmitted by Nick on Thursday, July 26, 2012 20:28
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Warner Bros Movie World
Dec 26, 1995
Suspended Looping Coaster
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Arkham Asylum - Shock Therapy is themed around the psychiatric hospital that appears in a number of DC Comics stories. The ride's storyline centres around Batman's enemy The Joker escaping from the asylum, with other criminally insane characters such as Harley Quinn and Killer Croc also featuring.
The Vekoma Suspended Looping Coaster was previously based on Mel Gibson's Lethal Weapon movie franchise, and was the first inverted coaster to open at an Australian theme park when it debuted in 1995. Standing at 109-feet-tall, it hits a top speed of 55 miles per hour during its 2,510-feet circuit.
As part of the conversion to its new name in 2012, the coaster received all-new trains from manufacturer Kumbak. These are equipped with an on-board audio system to help bring the Arkham Asylum - Shock Therapy storyline to life. The ride also features an updated queue line, with the entrance being located next to the Superman Escape roller coaster.
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Latest news on Arkham Asylum - Shock Therapy:
Warner Bros. Movie World's Lethal Weapon - The Ride to become Arkham Asylum - Shock Therapy
Tuesday, March 13, 2012 08:45
Warner Bros. Movie World has revealed the planned new theme for Lethal Weapon - The Ride, which will become Arkham Asylum - Shock Therapy when it reopens at Easter 2012.
Lethal Weapon - The Ride to be rethemed at Warner Bros. Movie World
Wednesday, February 1, 2012 08:40
Warner Bros. Movie World on Australia's Gold Coast has announced the closure of Lethal Weapon - The Ride, with the roller coaster set to reopen with a new theme by Easter 2012.
Upcoming refurbishments, rehabs and closures
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