Episodes

Nov. 23, 2022

The Disney Dish with Jim Hill Episode 402: How Bob Chapek learned he wasn’t Disney’s CEO anymore

How Bob Chapek learned he wasn’t Disney’s CEO anymore
Nov. 21, 2022

The Disney Dish with Jim Hill Episode 401: Looking back at Mickey’s Kitchen

Jim continues the story of when the McDonald’s restaurant chain proposed a new attraction for Disneyland.
Nov. 14, 2022

The Disney Dish with Jim Hill Episode 400: When Disneyland almost got its first McDonalds

Jim starts a series about the time that the McDonald’s restaurant chain proposed a new attraction for Disneyland.
Nov. 7, 2022

The Disney Dish with Jim Hill Episode 399: Why “Reflections: A Disney Lakeside Lodge” didn’t go forward

Jim gives us the history of Disney’s Bay Lake Tower, which Disney filed the initial construction paperwork for on this day back in 2006.
Oct. 31, 2022

Disney Dish Episode 398: How Epcot is getting ready for the holidays

Jim tells us the history of Disney’s Pop Century Resort, which has a birthday coming up to celebrate its opening back in 2003.
Oct. 24, 2022

Disney Dish Episode 397: How Figment found his way back into Epcot’s “Journey into Imagination”

Jim finishes up the history of the 1999 re-do of EPCOT’s Journey Into Imagination”
Oct. 17, 2022

The Disney Dish with Jim Hill Episode 396: How to make “Galaxy Edge” appeal to ALL Star Wars fans

Jim continues the history of the 1999 re-do of EPCOT’s Journey Into Imagination, which I’m forever referring to as “The Curse of Tony Baxter.”
Oct. 10, 2022

The Disney Dish with Jim Hill Episode 395: How Epcot is getting ready for the holidays

In our main segment, Jim tells us about the 1999 re-do of EPCOT’s Journey Into Imagination.
Oct. 3, 2022

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

Jim tells us about the history of Walt Disney World’s Peter Pan’s Flight, which opened on this day back in 1971.
Sept. 26, 2022

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

With hurricane Ian bearing down on Florida, Jim and Len talk about what actually happens a hurricane heads torwards WDW.
Sept. 19, 2022

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

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.
Sept. 12, 2022

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

Captain EO’s 60 hour-long opening event at Disneyland Park
Sept. 5, 2022

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

Jim tells us how Disney cast members sabotaged Disney’s then-President Michael Ovitz’s attempt to save the ride
Aug. 29, 2022

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

In our main segment, Jim gives us the history of Disneyland’s pirate-ship restaurant.
Aug. 22, 2022

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

Food glorious food! Christina Harrison covers Epcot's International Food and Wine Festival
Aug. 15, 2022

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

In our main segment, Jim continues the history of EPCOT’s Millennium Celebration.
Aug. 8, 2022

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

News, listener questions, and an interesting ride vehicle patent filed by Disney! In our main segment,
Aug. 1, 2022

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

special guest Mrs. Shannon Ford tells us all about Disney’s new cruise ship, the Disney Wish.
July 18, 2022

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

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.
July 11, 2022

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

How Cypress Gardens transformed into LEGOLAND
July 4, 2022

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

Jim tells us how EPCOT’s Maelstrom ride was converted into a Frozen-themed attraction, for its recent sixth anniversary.
June 27, 2022

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

News, survey, and a walk and talk around Saratoga Springs
June 19, 2022

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

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