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Disney Dish Episode 305: Are you ready for “Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure”?

Jan. 18, 2021

Len Testa & Jim Hill start off this week’s episode by talking about WDW’s decision to shut down the Magical Express as well as “Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom.” Jim then reveals Disney’s long-range plans for Epcot’s “Person of the Century” poll

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Disney Dish Episode 295: Is WDW considering a socially-distant New Year’s Celebration?

Nov. 8, 2020

News! And Is Disney World preparing for a New Year’s Eve event? And in our main segment, Jim tells us about the history of Disney’s Dixie Landings resort, and how re-making that might give us clues as to how Splash Mountain will be re-themed.

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Disney Dish Episode 293: Is Disney getting ready to close Fantasia Gardens?

Oct. 25, 2020

News! Listener questions! And I go on a rant about California! And in our main segment, Jim tells us about the history of the Wonders of Life pavilion.

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Disney Dish Episode 292: Which Presidents visited what Disney Parks?

Oct. 18, 2020

Which Presidents visited what Disney Parks?

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Disney Dish Episode 291: Why doesn’t Shanghai Disneyland have any indoor roller coasters?

Oct. 11, 2020

News! And in our main segment, we talk to Smithsonian museum specialist Bethanee Bemis about Disney theme parks and the American Experience.