The Global Broadcasting Service is an organization from the Jungle Cruise.

Description[edit | edit source]

The Global Broadcasting Service is an organization which sent radio waves internationally to dispatch messages to jungle outposts and provide musical entertainment. It notably assisted the Jungle Navigation Company by relaying messages across their bases internationally.

History[edit | edit source]

The service was founded in 1928 and run by the Greenwater Production Company, a company presumably founded itself by Jungle Navigation Company employee Nigel Greenwater. Greenwater seemingly began this operation with the JNC took up operations in a boathouse along the Mekong River in the Lost Delta of India with Greenwater having had the company purchase a short-wave radio emitter to attract customers. Following the success of the Jungle Navigation Company in the 1930s, this service expanded to an international level.[1]

Appearances and allusions[edit | edit source]

Jungle Cruise[edit | edit source]

In Disneyland's Jungle Cruise, Nigel Greenwater is the radio-announcer heard within the queue. This making him Disneyland's counterpart to Albert Awol. He mentions several features of the Jungle Cruise and Adventureland including Schweitzer Falls, Tropical Imports, the Lost Safari, gorillas and Trader Sam to name a few.[2]

Jingle Cruise[edit | edit source]

Nigel Greenwater replaces Albert Awol in the Magic Kingdom's annual, "Jingle Cruise" overlay.

The Daily Gnus[edit | edit source]

An advertisement in this newspaper tied into the Adventure Trading Company reads, "The Global Broadcasting Service, Broadcasting Globally around the Globe since 1928, Greenwater Production Co.".

Connections[edit | edit source]

Indiana Jones[edit | edit source]

In his Jungle Cruise spiel, Nigel mentions strange activities at the Temple of the Forbidden Eye leading to the governor general's men being dispatched to deal with it.

References[edit | edit source]

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