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Disney Dish Episode 310: Looking back at WDW’s “Legend of the Lion King” show

Feb. 22, 2021

Len Testa & Jim Hill start off this week’s episode by discussing the new mobile checkout feature at Epcot’s Mouse Gear store. They then talk about how the “Voyage of the Little Mermaid” puppet-based show led to the Magic Kingdom’s “Legend of the Lion King.”

Disney Dish Episode 309: WDW’s Best Outdoor dining

Feb. 15, 2021

Len Testa & Jim Hill talk about Epcot’s revamped & repositioned “Leave a Legacy” display and then complete their look at Disney’s Vero Beach Resort

Disney Dish Episode 308: Survey sez … WDW’s still concerned about COVID-19

Feb. 8, 2021

Jim continues his history of Disney’s Vero Beach Resort by talking about Fantasy Island, Frontier Village and the Magic Kingdom Suites hotel.

Disney Dish Episode 307: How Disneyland may replace its annual pass program

Feb. 1, 2021

News, listener questions, and in our main segment, we have a special guest: Seth Kubersky, author of the Unofficial Guide to Universal Orlando is here to talk about what we can expect with Universal this year, how to make the most of your visit, and what it’s like to write a travel guide in a pande…

Disney Dish Episode 306: Why Disney World really built River Country

Jan. 25, 2021

In our main segment, Jim talks about the history of Disney’s Vero Beach resort.

Leisure Places & Travel Society & Culture

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

Disney Dish Episode 304: The Muppety “Mermaid” you missed

Jan. 11, 2021

In our main segment, Jim talks about the history of the Voyage of the Little Mermaid attraction at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

Disney Dish Episode 303: Looking ahead to 2021 at the Disney Parks

Jan. 4, 2021

Len Testa & Jim Hill discuss the Company’s post-pandemic plans

Disney Dish Episode 302: Which Beatle really enjoyed driving the Monorail

Dec. 27, 2020

Jim and I look back at what happened when a key member of the Fab Four stayed at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort back in late December of 1974.

Disney Dish Episode 301: Why Disney supposedly passed on the chance to make “E.T.”

Dec. 20, 2020

In our main segment, Jim talks about the history of the Country Bear Jamboree Christmas Show.

Disney Dish Episode 300: The secret behind Disney’s perfect looking Christmas trees

Dec. 13, 2020

Len talks Spice Road Table and Jim talks about the history of Disneyland’s Christmas tree.

Disney Dish Episode 299: Disneyland’s first real Christmas Parade

Dec. 6, 2020

Len Testa & Jim Hill describe WDW’s new character caravan, and they look back at how Disneyland Entertainment director Tommy Walker made holiday celebrations look bigger & grander than

Wondery Little Stories Everywhere

Dec. 6, 2020

Wondery presents Little Stories Everywhere

Disney Dish Episode 298: Park hopping returns at WDW starting on January 1st

Nov. 29, 2020

Len Testa & Jim Hill look back on the career of Joe Rohde Jim then concluded his series on the renaming / rebranding of Disney’s Dixie Landings Resort

Disney Dish Episode 297: WDW adjusts its 50th anniversary plans again

Nov. 22, 2020

Len Testa shares the Cube Rule of Food. Jim Hill continues his series about the development of the Port Orleans & Dixie Landings Resort for the WDW Resort

Disney Dish Episode 296: What to expect from a post-COVID Disney World

Nov. 15, 2020

“Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure” at Epcot won't open ‘til the first quarter of 2021 and a recent survey throws a spotlight on what the WDW Resort is considering offering to lure Guests back down to Central Florida once a coronavirus vaccine is readily available

Leisure Places & Travel

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.

Disney Dish Episode 294: How soon might we see HarmoniUs up & running at Epcot?

Nov. 1, 2020

News! Listener questions! And in our main segment, Jim tells us how Disney is supposed to tie River Country into the Reflections DVC Resort.