11th July 2010: Los Angeles

We spent today at Universal Studios Los Angeles. Now I love a studio tour so prepare for lots and lots of photos!!
Universal Studios  Karl Strauss Brewing Universal Studios  Bubba Gump's Universal Studios  Tony Roma's Universal Studios  Things From Another World shop
Universal Studios  Universal Studio Store Universal Studios  Universal Uniglobe Universal Studios  Bronze statue at the entrance Universal Studios  Cartooniversal - shop selling lots of cartoon goodies
Universal Studios  New Tork area with a yellow cab Universal Studios  Shrek 4D Universal Studios  Jaws ... they always think they've captured the right shark ... we later found out this was the wrong one again! Universal Studios  views as we head towards the Studio tour
Universal Studios  Whoopi Goldberg says hello on the way to the Studio tour Universal Studios tour  Stage 28 Universal Studios tour  Stage 29 ... where Murder She Wrote was filmed ... no really ... if they'd let me off the trolley I'd have hugged the building!! Universal Studios tour  New York area sets
Universal Studios tour  Underwater Tank Universal Studios tour  New York area sets Universal Studios tour  New York area sets Universal Studios tour  New York area sets
Universal Studios tour  New York area sets Universal Studios tour  New York area sets Universal Studios tour  New York area sets Universal Studios tour  New York area sets
Universal Studios tour  New York area sets Universal Studios tour  King Kong: 360 3-D Universal Studios tour  Collapsing Bridge that didn't collapse for us though ... but our guide says it was used MSW so that was good enough for me! Universal Studios tour  Mexican Street sets
Universal Studios tour  Mexican Street sets Universal Studios tour  Mexican Street sets Universal Studios tour  Mexican Street sets Universal Studios tour  European Street sets
Universal Studios tour  European Street sets Universal Studios tour  European Street sets Universal Studios tour  Old west sets Universal Studios tour  Old west sets
Universal Studios tour  Old west sets Universal Studios tour  Old west sets Universal Studios tour  Old west sets Universal Studios tour  Old west sets
Universal Studios tour  Old west sets Universal Studios tour  Old west sets Universal Studios tour  Old west sets Universal Studios tour  Old west sets
Universal Studios tour  European Street sets Universal Studios tour  European Street sets Universal Studios tour  European Street sets Universal Studios tour  European Street sets
Universal Studios tour  European Street sets Universal Studios tour  European Street sets Universal Studios tour  European Street sets Universal Studios tour  Court of Miracles
Universal Studios tour  European Street sets Universal Studios tour  European Street sets Universal Studios tour  European Street sets Universal Studios tour  Old west sets
Universal Studios tour  Old west sets Universal Studios tour  Old west sets Universal Studios tour  Old west sets Universal Studios tour  Old west sets
Universal Studios tour  Amity fishing hut from "Jaws" Universal Studios tour  Chicken Ranch Universal Studios tour  Wisteria Lane from "Desperate Housewives" Universal Studios tour  Wisteria Lane from "Desperate Housewives"
Universal Studios tour  Wisteria Lane from "Desperate Housewives" Universal Studios tour  Wisteria Lane from "Desperate Housewives" Universal Studios tour  Wisteria Lane from "Desperate Housewives" Universal Studios tour  Wisteria Lane from "Desperate Housewives"
Universal Studios tour  Psycho Pass Universal Studios tour  Whoville Universal Studios tour  Whoville Universal Studios tour  Bates Motel
Universal Studios tour  Bates Motel with Bates Mansion in the background Universal Studios tour  Ooh dear me ... Universal Studios tour  ... I saw nothing! Universal Studios tour  Ooh he's spotted us!
Universal Studios tour  and seems a bit annoyed Universal Studios tour  Help!!! Universal Studios tour  put your foot down he's still watching us!! Universal Studios tour  plane crash from movie "War of the Worlds"
Universal Studios tour  plane crash from movie "War of the Worlds" Universal Studios tour  plane crash from movie "War of the Worlds" Universal Studios tour  plane crash from movie "War of the Worlds" Universal Studios tour  plane crash from movie "War of the Worlds"
Universal Studios tour  plane crash from movie "War of the Worlds" Universal Studios tour  Bing Crosby Drive Universal Studios tour  Curse of The Mummy's Tomb Universal Studios tour  Whoville car
Universal Studios  Simpsons virtual roller coaster ride Universal Studios  Simpsons virtual roller coaster ride Universal Studios  Me at the Kwik-E-Mart which sells Simpsons merchandise Universal Studios  Simpsons virtual roller coaster ride
Universal Studios  Simpsons virtual roller coaster ride Universal Studios  You have to be this tall ... I sneaked in Universal Studios  Luckily not a huge queue today, but still took a while Universal Studios  Hans Moleman looks after the queue
Universal Studios  Views of LA Universal Studios  Anyone for Donkey's Waffles? Universal Studios  Jurassic Park - The Ride Universal Studios  After Jurassic Park - The Ride... a wee bit wetter than we thought!
Universal Studios  House of Horrors: Lily from the Adams Family's cape ... seems an okay start to this attraction which I thought was just Horror memorablilia Universal Studios  House of Horrors: but no not just exhibitions, it was walking through dark corridors with people dressed up and leaping at you in the dark ... oh what a mistake this was ... a huge, huge, hideous mistake that I can't properly explain to you how much it traumatised me!! Universal Studios  New York area: Universal Palace Theater with the The Blues Brothers car Universal Studios  New York area: Mel's Diner
Universal Studios  London area Universal Studios  London area Universal Studios  London area Universal Studios  Globe Theatre in the London area
Universal Studios  London area Universal Studios  Paris area Universal Studios  Paris area Universal Studios  Paris area
Universal Studios  Paris area Universal Studios Tour take 2  We had plenty of time so went around the studio tour again, on the other side of the trolley Universal Studios Tour take 2  Production bungalow Universal Studios Tour take 2  Production bungalow - Alfred Hitchcock used this Bungalow when he was working on the lot - his famous silhouette is by the door
Universal Studios Tour take 2  part of the New York area sets Universal Studios Tour take 2  New York area sets Universal Studios Tour take 2  part of the New York Street area Universal Studios Tour take 2  New York area sets
Universal Studios Tour take 2  New York area sets Universal Studios Tour take 2  New York area sets Universal Studios Tour take 2  New York area sets Universal Studios Tour take 2  New York area sets
Universal Studios Tour take 2  New York area sets Universal Studios Tour take 2  New York area sets Universal Studios Tour take 2  New York area sets Universal Studios Tour take 2  New York area sets
Universal Studios Tour take 2  New York area sets Universal Studios Tour take 2  New York area sets Universal Studios Tour take 2  back of the New York area sets Universal Studios Tour take 2  back of the New York area sets
Universal Studios Tour take 2  New York area sets Universal Studios Tour take 2  1932 Model A Ford (used by the Marx Brothers) Universal Studios Tour take 2  Ferrari 308 from Magnum P.I and Mule from Serenity Universal Studios Tour take 2  Mule from Serenity
Universal Studios Tour take 2  Ford Shelby GT500KR from Knight Rider (2008 series) Universal Studios Tour take 2  Mercedes Benz W163 SUV from Jurassic Park: The Lost World and Biff's Cadillac from Back to the Future Universal Studios Tour take 2  De Lorean DMC12 from Back to the Future Universal Studios Tour take 2  Edsel from Back to the Future II
Universal Studios Tour take 2  Slap Jack's Toyota from the Fast and the Furious Tokyo Drift in the Transportation Department Universal Studios Tour take 2  The Fast and the Furious: Extreme Close-Up attraction Universal Studios Tour take 2  Jurassic Park area of the Transportation Department / Picture Cars Universal Studios Tour take 2  Jurassic Park area of the Transportation Department / Picture Cars
Universal Studios Tour take 2  Jurassic Park area of the Transportation Department / Picture Cars Universal Studios Tour take 2  Flash Flood attraction Universal Studios Tour take 2  Flash Flood attraction Universal Studios Tour take 2  Flash Flood attraction
Universal Studios Tour take 2  Flash Flood attraction Universal Studios Tour take 2  European Street sets Universal Studios Tour take 2  Old west sets Universal Studios Tour take 2  Old west sets
Universal Studios Tour take 2  Old west sets Universal Studios Tour take 2  Old west sets Universal Studios Tour take 2  European Street sets Universal Studios Tour take 2  Model ship from King Kong
Universal Studios Tour take 2  Model ship from King Kong Universal Studios Tour take 2  Props Universal Studios Tour take 2  European Street sets Universal Studios Tour take 2  European Street sets
Universal Studios Tour take 2  European Street sets Universal Studios Tour take 2  Train station, as used in "Chuck", in the scene where Chuck and Sarah almost run away together Universal Studios Tour take 2  Train station, as used in "Chuck", in the scene where Chuck and Sarah almost run away together Universal Studios Tour take 2  Underground disaster set, recently seen on Bones
Universal Studios Tour take 2  Cabot Cove from Murder She Wrote, MURDER SHE WROTE PEOPLE!!!! Universal Studios Tour take 2  Amity Island advertising board, beside Jaws Lake Universal Studios Tour take 2  Gabrielle's house Universal Studios Tour take 2  Lee and Bob's house
Universal Studios Tour take 2  Susan's house Universal Studios Tour take 2  Lynette's house Universal Studios Tour take 2  Lynette's house Universal Studios Tour take 2  Wiseria Lane cul-de-sac
Universal Studios Tour take 2  Wiseria Lane cul-de-sac Universal Studios Tour take 2  Wiseria Lane Universal Studios Tour take 2  Mrs McCluskey's house Universal Studios Tour take 2  Bree's house
Universal Studios Tour take 2  Mary Alice's house (and more recently the De Luca's ... or Bolen's) Universal Studios Tour take 2  Mrs Huber's house (and more recently Andrew Van de Kamp) Universal Studios Tour take 2  4348 Wisteria Lane Universal Studios Tour take 2  House on leaving Wisteria Lane
Universal Studios Tour take 2  Bates Motel ... with vacancies? Yay! Universal Studios Tour take 2  Bates Mansion Universal Studios Tour take 2  plane crash from movie "War of the Worlds" from the other side Universal Studios Tour take 2  plane crash from movie "War of the Worlds" from the other side
Universal Studios Tour take 2  plane crash from movie "War of the Worlds" from the other side Universal Studios Tour take 2  plane crash from movie "War of the Worlds" from the other side Universal Studios Tour take 2  plane crash from movie "War of the Worlds" from the other side Universal Studios Tour take 2  plane crash from movie "War of the Worlds" from the other side
Universal Studios Tour take 2  plane crash from movie "War of the Worlds" from the other side Universal Studios Tour take 2  Tour trolleys Universal Studios tour  Views of WB from Universal Hollywood City Inn  Our hotel in LA