It’s a Bill and Ted’s Excellent Wyoming Adventure
There are strange things afoot at the Circle K in Casper wich means only one thing ... It's time for a Bill and Ted's Excellent Wyoming Adventure. We are going to travel back in time and grab historical figures to show them present day Wyoming. What would Buffalo Bill think of his museum? Would Amelia Earhart want to meet one of Wyoming's most famous pilots?
If you have never seen Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure, the premise is simple. Bill and Ted travel back in time and meet historical figures like Abe Lincoln, Genghis Khan, Joan of Ark. They then take them to present time for a history project that saves them from getting put in military school. That in turns saves their band Wild Stallions and also creates global peace. That is what we did here. Or are doing here. Or are going to do here. Time travel and verb tense are complicated.
What better opportunity to than to drink some whiskey with the Duke at Miners and Stockmans, the oldest restaurant in Wyoming. Once he is liquored up, maybe he will talk about the nitty-gritty business of making a western movie.
In so many ways, the imagination of Walt Disney painted the landscape of childhood dreams across America. That's why we want to take Disney to the most picturesque places in Wyoming. For Walt, we would take him snowmobiling in Yellowstone. The quilt of white snow, the brown bison, and bursting of thermal geologic activity would surely be a muse to Mr. Disney.
Although we may never know what happened to Amelia Earhart, that doesn't mean we can't show off some unusual Wyoming places. We decided to take her to the Greater Green River Intergalactic Spaceport. Then go fly to Jackson to meet up with Harrison Ford. Amelia meet Han Solo.
When people talk about historical figures of the west, they must include Buffalo Bill Cody. He founded Cody and is a showman, politician, and businessman. At one time, he was the most well know person in the world because of his Wild West shows. We wanted to show him how much of an effect his life had on Wyoming and the west, so we would take him the Buffalo Bill Center of the West in Cody. Maybe we could separate out some fact from fiction.
This land is your land. This land is my land. This folk icon has shaped thousands of artists. That's why we wanted to snag him up to play at the Beartrap Summer Festival. To preserve the space-time continuum, we will pretend he is a cover band. That means the crowd will never know what an awesome experience they just had.
Einstein revolutionized the world of Physics. Today his name is synonymous with genius. That's why we decided to teach him about flowing currents and how to fly fish on the Miracle Mile. He can split an atom, but can he land a trout? We'll see how much Wyoming smarts he has.
The 1800th-century trapper and trader literally made the map of Wyoming. It can be argued that without him, the Cowboy State would never be. That's why we decided to take him on a road trip on I-80 and I-25. Show him what his Wyoming trailblazing accomplished 200 years later. Would he be impressed or appalled?