The Wizard of Menlo Park
Source Thomas Alva Edison
was an American inventor and businessman. He developed many devices that greatly influenced life around the world, including the phonograph, the motion picture camera, the duplex telegraph, and a long-lasting, practical electric light bulb.
In the film
, National Treasure Benjamin Gates stated that Thomas Edison discovered hundreds of ways not to make a light bulb before knowing the one way to make said invention work. He was also mentioned a few times by Phileas Fogg in Disney's 2004 live-action movie . Additionally, he was mentioned by Around the World in 80 Days Oscar Diggs in the 2013 fantasy film , in an episode of Oz the Great and Powerful Stuck in the Middle, the Spider-Man episodes Take Two and Bring on the Bad Guys part 4 and in the episode "Lindy & Logan Get Psyched".
I Didn't Do It
wax statue of him appeared in the episode " Gravity Falls Headhunters". An animated version of him appeared in the song " Schoolhouse Rock! Mother Necessity".
In the film
, he is identified as one of the founders of Tomorrowland Plus Ultra.
A wax statue of Edison on the far left.