Johnson City, TN (3100 Bristol Hwy)

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Exterior in 1997 presumably up to the store's closure


Johnson City, TN (3100 Bristol Hwy) was a Showbiz Pizza Place that opened in January 1986 with a Rock-Afire Explosion and closed in 2001 with the 3-Stage.

This is not to be confused with Johnson City, TN (3020 Peoples St) which opened on March 17th, 2005, with a Studio C Cappa and currently has the 2.0 Remodel.

History

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Stages

Originally when the store opened, they had a Rock-Afire Explosion, as all other Showbiz locations did. They would have it for a few years, until around 1991-1992, when they would undergo Concept Unification, this was the process used to turn the RAE into the CEC characters. In the Mid 1990's Chuck's mask was replaced with a newer one. The store would remain this way until closure.

Stage Installed Removed Notes
Rock-Afire Explosion January 1986 1991-1992 All Eight ShowBiz locations in Tennessee was converted to stage below.
3-Stage 1991-1992 2001 One of eight Tennessee locations to get Concept Unification.

Animatronics

Animatronic Serial Whereabouts
Chuck E. Cheese / Rolfe DeWolfe ?-8? 1-?? Unknown
Pasqually / Dook Larue ?-8? 2-?? Unknown
Mr. Munch / Fatz Geronimo ?-8? 3-?? Unknown
Jasper T. Jowls / Beach Bear ?-8? 4-?? Unknown
Helen Henny / Mitzi Mozzarella ?-8? 5-?? Unknown
Billy Bob ?-8? 6-?? Unknown
Pizzacam / Looney Bird ?-8? 7-?? Unknown
Munch Jr. / Choo Choo ?-8? 8-?? Unknown
Building / Sun ?-8? 10-?? Unknown
Moon ?-8? 11-?? Unknown
Antioch N/A Unknown
Wink N/A Unknown

Gallery

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Videos

Link Title Description Filming Date
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CtzqVHnv2wM Gabe's Bday, Emmie Walking, Gabe's Play - Spring 97' Video showcasing the exterior, some of the store, & the store's Exterior. Chuck E. Cheese part of video ends at 11:48. April 15, 1997.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y7JT1s9NV5k Visiting Chucky Cheese's in Johnson City, TN with my daughter. Another video showcasing the exterior, some of the store, & the store's Exterior. June 14, 1998.

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