David Livingstone (1813-1873) or, "Doctor Livingstone" as he is often erroneously referred to as is a historic explorer often affiliated with S.E.A. related attractions.

History[edit | edit source]

Development History[edit | edit source]

Livingstone is a historic explorer famously affiliated with the line, "Dr. Livingston I presume" which was allegedly said to David by Sir Morton Stanley upon their meeting.

Appearances and allusions[edit | edit source]

The Jungle Cruise[edit | edit source]

The sign for, "Sunkist I presume" which showed David Livingston (right) with Sir Morton Stanley (left).

Livingston is mentioned by Albert Awol in the queue for the Magic Kingdom's Jungle Cruise. He is mentioned as being in the vicinity of a Jungle Navigation Company base and being requested to meet with Sir Morton Stanley at Schweitzer Falls. While attempting to decipher Stanley's poor calligraphy, Albert Awol says, "-Dr. Livingston I presume?".

Colonel Hathi's Pizza Outpost[edit | edit source]

Dr. Livingstone made frequent appearances at Adventureland in Disneyland Paris, often in the restaurant back when it was called 'The Explorers Club'. He was portrayed by Theo Fraser Steele.

Sunkist I Presume[edit | edit source]

There used to be a dining area in Disneyland's Adventureland called, "Sunkist I presume" which had a name referencing the famous greeting made to Dr. Livingston. Along with this, the sign for the service had an illustration of Livingstone and Sir Stanley enjoying orange-juice together. In the 1990s, this restaurant was replaced with Bengal Barbecue.

Connections[edit | edit source]

Skipper Survival Guide[edit | edit source]

A Jungle Navigation Company employee named Jermy Livingstone is mentioned within this text.

Tropical Hideaway[edit | edit source]

This Adventureland restaurant serves a Dole Whip called, "Dole Whip, I Presume".

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Both Stanley and Livingston appear to have survived longer in the Disney park mythos than their historic counterparts given their being referenced c. 1938 in the Jungle Cruise.
Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.