Emil Bleehall, Jr. is a character from Pleasure Island.

History

Background

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.

Development history

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.

Disney Parks

Disneyland

Trader Sam's Enchanted Tiki Bar

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.

Walt Disney World

Adventurers Club

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.

Jungle Cruise

A removed detail on the Magic Kingdom's Jungle Cruise had a luggage tag belonging to Emil in the possession of the Jungle Navigation Company.

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Linked Attractions
Fortress ExplorationsTower of TerrorMystic ManorBig Thunder Mountain Railroad (Magic Kingdom) • Oceaneer Lab (aboard the Disney Magic and Disney Wonder) • Miss Adventure Falls (Typhoon Lagoon) • Soaring: Fantastic FlightJungle Cruise
Restaurants
Magellan'sJock Lindsey's Hangar BarSkipper CanteenExplorer's Club RestaurantThe Tropical HideawayColonel Hathi's Pizza OutpostCafe Hyperion
Members
Harrison Hightower IIILord Henry MysticBarnabas T. BullionJason ChandlerCaptain Mary OceaneerJock LindseyDr. Albert FallsMerriweather Adam PleasureCamellia FalcoProf. R. BlauerhimmelCharlton J. TaboretDr. J.L. BateristaMaestro D'ElfmanDr. Kon Chunosuke
Associated Characters
Alberta FallsAlbertArchibald SmeldingBeatrice Rose EndicottCaptain BrieuxCaptain Nemo • Charlie Allnut • Colonel Critchlow SunchbenchConstance Hatchaway • Cornelius Endicott II • Duncan the ParrotEmil Bleehall, Jr.Felix Pechman XIIIFletcher HodgesGeorge HightowerGiant SquidHathaway BrowneHoward StarkCliff SecordIndiana JonesKimballum HorriblusMadame ZarkovManfred StrangMaraMarion RavenwoodOtis T. WrenPacoOtis BigelowPamelia Perkins • Rose Sayer • RositaSallah Mohammed Faisel el-KahirSalty the ParrotSamantha SterlingTheodore RooseveltTrader SamUrsula • Victoria Marie Falls
Artifacts
Shiriki UtunduBalinese Music BoxMonkey King Statue
Other Associated Attractions
Raging SpiritsAdventurers ClubWalt Disney's Enchanted Tiki Room
See Also
Disney KingdomsShinji Takahashi and the Mark of the CoatlLeague of AdventurersAdventure Isle Discovery BayDisney Springs
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Disney Parks
Jungle CruiseJingle CruiseJungle River Cruise: Curse of the Emerald TrinityShrunken Ned's Junior Jungle BoatsTrader Sam'sSkipper CanteenAdventurers Club
Media
Films: Jungle Cruise

Books: Tales from Adventureland: The Keymaster's QuestTales from Adventureland: The Golden PawThe Making of Disney's Jungle Cruise
Video games: Walt Disney World ExplorerKinect: Disneyland Adventures

Characters
Albert AwolAlbert FallsAlberta FallsTrader SamShrunken NedChief Nah-MeeProf. Garrett ReedNigel Greenwater • Jonas Brisbane • Dr. Kon Chunosuke • Albert Falls, Jr. • Sneh Falls • Victoria Marie Falls • Felix Pechman XIII • Siobhan "Puffy" Murphy • Rosa Sota Dominguez • Leonard Moss • Skip DocumentaryEllie

Characters from Spinoffs: Frank WolffLily Houghton • Nellie
Crossover Characters: Indiana JonesLord Henry MysticRositaPamelia PerkinsEmil Bleehall

Miscellaneous
Jungle Navigation CompanySociety of Explorers and AdventurersHeadhunter TribeGorilla RaidersJeepers CreepersTrashin' the CampCircle of Life • Tiger of Courage • Elephant of Wisdom • Monkey of Cleverness • The Emerald Trinity • The Adventurers Club
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