Episode 10

February 21, 2022


Six Flags: A Chaotic Retrospective

Six Flags: A Chaotic Retrospective
Busted Business Bureau
Six Flags: A Chaotic Retrospective

Show Notes

Rollercoaster hater Peter Bucci joins the season finale to talk about Six Flags’ insane journey to becoming the world’s largest regional theme park chain. This episode has everything: bankruptcy, a hostile takeover, many gruesome rollercoaster deaths. Also, who knew the politics of parking could be so interesting? Thanks for tuning in, and be sure to follow @BustedBizBureau everywhere for updates on season 2. 




  1. Angus G. Wynne, © Academic, 2000-2022
  2. Restructuring a Theme Park: The Six Flags Bankruptcy, John Capps and Lauren Sherrell
  3. Incidents at Six Flags parks, Wikipedia
  4. Six Flags faces buying spree hangover, Sean Murphy, My Plainview 2005
  5. The Atlanta Braves Borrowed Their Parking Scam From Dan Snyder, Dave Mckenna, Deadspin 2016
  7. Large Shareholder Files Against Six Flags Sale NFL Owner Backed By Major Investor, Paul Monies, NEWSOK 2005
  8. Six Flags Files For Chap. 11 Bankruptcy, Forbes 2009
  9. Dakota Hickman and Matthew D’Agostino vs. Six Flags New England, 2019
  10. How you can eat every day at Six Flags Magic Mountain for $150 a year, Mercury News 2021
  11. Six Flags 2018 Annual Report
  12. Six Flags settles class action lawsuit for charging season pass holders during COVID-19 closure, Woo Sung-Shin 2021
  14. CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT Six Flags in Gurnee, Illinois, 2021
  15. Six Flags Great America Settling Lawsuit Over Fingerprints for $36M, Chicago Sun Times 2021

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