Episodes

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

The Disney Dish with Jim Hill Episode 371:: Get ready for Victoria & Albert’s return

April 24, 2022

The formation of the Reedy Creek Improvement District, Part III

Disney Dish Episode 369: The Origin of the Reedy Creek Improvement District

April 11, 2022

Jim Hill gives us the history of the Reedy Creek Improvement District, Disney’s own government entity in Central Florida.

Disney Dish Episode 368: Love Bug Days at Disneyland

April 4, 2022

Jim Hill talks about “Love Bug Day” at Disneyland to celebrate the movie Herbie the Love Bug.

Disney Dish Episode 367: Which modern Disney attractions should be considered classics

March 28, 2022

In our main segment, Jim Hill and Len Testa propose which attractions are the “modern classics” in Disney theme parks.

Disney Dish Episode 366: What’s good to eat at this year’s Flower & Garden Festival

March 21, 2022

What not to miss at this year’s International Flower & Garden Festival

Places & Travel Society & Culture Leisure

Disney Dish Episode 365: Which attraction inspired the AquaMouse on the Disney Wish

March 14, 2022

Jim Hill gives us the background on Crush ‘n’ Gusher, the water-powered roller coaster over at Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon

The Disney Dish with Jim Hill Episode 364: What the first public cruise aboard the Halcyon was like

March 4, 2022

Christina and Len talk about their stay on the Star Wars Galactic Starcruiser!

The Disney Dish with Jim Hill Episode 363: Looking back on “One More Disney Day”

Feb. 28, 2022

Jim gives us the history of One More Disney Day - the 24-hour live event that happened on February 29, 2012.

Disney Dish Episode 362: Will Storyliving by Disney work without a theme park nearby

Feb. 21, 2022

Jim finishes up the history of EPCOT’s Communicore attractions.

Disney Dish Episode 361: How WDW Entertainment wants to fix “HarmonioUS”

Feb. 14, 2022

Jim and Len continue their look at what CommuniCore was like when EPCOT Center first opened back in October of 1982

Disney Dish Episode 360: The Very Best Eats at EPCOT’s Festival of the Arts

Feb. 7, 2022

How Imagineer George Rester designed EPCOT’s CommuniCore section

Disney Dish Dish Episode 359: Why WDI struggled when it came to Communicore

Jan. 31, 2022

Jim looks back at the history of EPCOT’s Communicore attractions, which was last visited by guests on this date in 1994.

Disney Dish Episode 358: Disney World fumbles for a 50th anniversary fix

Jan. 24, 2022

Len Testa & Jim Hill look at the development of “The Iron Man Experience” at Hong Kong Disneyland

Disney Dish Episode 357: How Iron-Man wound up at Hong Kong Disneyland

Jan. 17, 2022

Jim tells us about Disney’s first attempt at a Marvel-themed attraction,

Disney Dish Episode 356: On which 10 WDW attractions does Genie+ save you the most time

Jan. 10, 2022

Data Storyteller Becky Gandillon tells us which Genie+ reservations save the most time in line, at all four Walt Disney World theme parks.

Disney Dish Episode 355: When Disneyland was closed two days a week

Jan. 3, 2022

Jim Hill tells us what it took to finally seal the deal to get the construction of the original Big Thunder Mountain Railroad at Disneyland Park greenlit back in February of 1977.

Disney Dish Episode 354: When Baby New Year flew over Sleeping Beauty Castle

Dec. 27, 2021

Jim Hill tells us about the time Disney threw Baby New Year off the Matterhorn! The 1960’s were really different, weren’t they?

Disney Dish Episode 353: Remembering the Disney family feud

Dec. 20, 2021

Jim Hill gives us the history of holiday overlays at Walt Disney World

Disney Dish Dish Episode 352: When Henry Kissinger got stuck on the Matterhorn

Dec. 13, 2021

Guests: Kevin Perjurer and Christina Harrison talk about the role that Nixon’s National Security Advisor played in the creation of Epcot-the-theme-park

Disney Dish Episode 351: Remembering the dragon that flew over New Fantasyland

Dec. 6, 2021

Jim Hill looks back at the opening of New Fantasyland. In particular, something that flew over the Magic Kingdom that night back in December of 2012.