Emil Bleehall, Jr. is a character from Pleasure Island.
Emil Bleehall, Jr. was the son of Emil Bleehall, Sr. in Sandusky, Ohio and lived in the early 20th century. Emil became a member of Tribe 602 in the, "Junior Adventurer" with dreams of joining the Adventurers Club, a group of big-name globetrotting explorers. In 1937, Emil travelled to the group's base on Pleasure Island, Lake Buena Vista, Florida for an open-house on New Year's Eve. Via competing in the annual Balderdash Cup, Emil won over the club and their crowd and became an official member of the Adventurers Club.
Emil Bleehall's character was inspired by the Adventurers Club's head writer, show producer and show Director, Roger Cox. Notable elements taken from Cox is that he is an awkward, modest and crowd-pleasing little guy rom Ohio who wins over the big-name group which he joins.
In this bar, Emil is referenced in a letter sent from Pamelia Perkins to Trader Sam. It mentions Emil as having left his canteen in the possession of Trader Sam with hopes that it would be refilled upon his return from an adventure with the club. During the holiday seasons, Emil has a Christmas stocking hung up in the bar.
Emil was the effective protagonist of the Adventurers Club in Downtown Disney's Pleasure Island. The story of the attraction had him winning the Balderdash Cup and becoming an official member of the Adventurers Club.