Episodes

Disney Dish Episode 394: After Hours Events return to WDW in early 2023

Oct. 3, 2022

Jim tells us about the history of Walt Disney World’s Peter Pan’s Flight, which opened on this day back in 1971.

The Disney Dish with Jim Hill Episode 393: What happens when a hurricane heads towards Walt Disney World

Sept. 26, 2022

With hurricane Ian bearing down on Florida, Jim and Len talk about what actually happens a hurricane heads torwards WDW.

The Disney Dish with Jim Hill Episode 392: How the pandemic tripped up “Journey of Water, Inspired by Moana”

Sept. 19, 2022

D23 news, obviously, and surveys, and listener questions! Then in our main segment, Jim talks about what he learned behind the scenes at Disney’s D23 expo last weekend.

The Disney Dish with Jim Hill Episode 391: Captain EO’s 60 hour-long opening event at Disneyland Park

Sept. 12, 2022

Captain EO’s 60 hour-long opening event at Disneyland Park

The Disney Dish with Jim Hill Episode 390: Why WDW’s “20,000 Leagues” supposedly closed temporarily & then never re-opened

Sept. 5, 2022

Jim tells us how Disney cast members sabotaged Disney’s then-President Michael Ovitz’s attempt to save the ride

The Disney Dish with Jim Hill Episode 389: How Skull Rock came to be at Disneyland Park

Aug. 29, 2022

In our main segment, Jim gives us the history of Disneyland’s pirate-ship restaurant.

The Disney Dish with Jim Hill Episode 388: Remember when WDW’s Halloween event only ran for one night

Aug. 22, 2022

Food glorious food! Christina Harrison covers Epcot's International Food and Wine Festival

The Disney Dish Dish with Jim Hill Episode 387: Why Epcot’s World ShowPlace Pavilion really got built

Aug. 15, 2022

In our main segment, Jim continues the history of EPCOT’s Millennium Celebration.

The Disney Dish Dish with Jim Hill Episode 360: How did the WDW Resort get ready to handle the Y2K bug

Aug. 8, 2022

News, listener questions, and an interesting ride vehicle patent filed by Disney! In our main segment,

The Disney Dish Wiith Jim Hill Episode 385: MagicBands+ appear to have a power problem

Aug. 1, 2022

special guest Mrs. Shannon Ford tells us all about Disney’s new cruise ship, the Disney Wish.

The Disney Dish with Jim Hill Episode 383: Len Testa to speak at this year’s IAAPA convention

July 18, 2022

Jim tells us how the boat ride at EPCOT’s Norway pavilion went through a sudden name change AFTER the attraction was built and ready to open.

Disney Dish Episode 382: What’s in the works for the LEGOLAND Florida Resort

July 11, 2022

How Cypress Gardens transformed into LEGOLAND

The Disney Dish with Jim Hill Episode 381: How many trolls is too many trolls?

July 4, 2022

Jim tells us how EPCOT’s Maelstrom ride was converted into a Frozen-themed attraction, for its recent sixth anniversary.

The Disney Dish Episode 380: How the Disney Institute transformed into Saratoga Springs

June 27, 2022

News, survey, and a walk and talk around Saratoga Springs

The Disney Dish with Jim Hill - Episode 379: Aulani delivers the Disney Resort experience you used to get stateside

June 19, 2022

Chrissy, Len, and Jim talk about the past and the future of Aulani and the House of the Future

The Disney Dish with Jim Hill Episode 378: Looking back on Fort Wilderness’ abandoned expansion plans from the mid-1970s

June 13, 2022

jim talks about how Pioneer Hall was supposed to have been the very first part of Florida’s Frontier Town project

The Disney Dish with Jim Hill Episode 377: How Walt Disney made his Imagineers walk in the Guests shoes

June 6, 2022

Jim tells us about the last time the WDW Railroad went through an extensive refurbishment, and why.

The Disney Dish with Jim Hill - Episode 376: How Walter Cronkite wound up narrating “Spaceship Earth”

May 30, 2022

Jim gives us the history of the Walter Cronkite narration of Spaceship Earth, which had its debut back in May of 1986.

The Disney Dish with Jim Hill - Episode 376: How Walter Cronkite wound up narrating “Spaceship Earth”

May 30, 2022

Jim gives us the history of the Walter Cronkite narration of Spaceship Earth, which had its debut back in May of 1986.

Disney Dish Episode 375: Survey sez: Disney World knows that Genie+ is a failure

May 22, 2022

Jim wraps up the history of how “Honey, I Shrunk the Kids” influenced Disney theme parks.

The Disney Dish with Jim Hill Episode 374: Is Universal looking to add even more magic to its “Wizarding World” ?:

May 16, 2022

Jim continues with the movie “Honey, I Shrunk the Kids” and its influence on Disney theme parks.

Disney Dish Episode 373: How “Cosmic Rewind” compares to other WDW attractions

May 9, 2022

Jim starts a new series about Disney’s science-based gimmick comedies of the 1960s & 1970s