Tomorrowland begins in 1964 with a child named Frank who brings his new invention, a jet pack, to show off at the World's Fair. Unfortunately for Frank, the judge, David Nix (Hugh Laurie from House), is not at all impressed with the invention. However, a young girl named Athena finds interest in Frank and gives him a pin. She whispers to him to follow her and the judge on It's a Small World, where the pin takes him through a secret passage that leads to another world, Tomorrowland. This changes Frank's life forever.