Obscure Disney Podcast

Obscure Disney Podcast

Obscure Disney Podcast

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We have had a moment to digest the new Disney passes and we are finally ready to talk about it. Are they worth the cost, or will the closing of an Animal Kingdom musical performance sway our opinions? www.ObscureDisneyPodcast.com www.DisneyPatch.com www.Obscuri-D.com

Sep 15

35 min 13 sec

The hot news this week is all about Disney's Genie...but not the one from Aladdin. We talk about what kind of positive effect it could have on your trip and potential pitfalls. www.ObscureDisneyPodcast.com www.DisneyPatch.com www.Obscuri-D.com

Aug 25

39 min 24 sec

Disney has been running full steam ahead on new projects! How much will the new Star Wars hotel run you? When does the new nighttime show premiere at EPCOT? When will they put hand-drawn animation on Disney+ (Spoiler alert; it's sooner than you think!) www.ObscureDisneyPodcast.com www.DisneyPatch.com

Aug 18

46 min 38 sec

Getting into Disneyland will soon require a magic key, and the magic keys cost money of course. Today we take a look at the new pass system at Disneyland, talk about lawsuits, second-hand Disney furniture, and the odd history of Benjamin Franklin. www.ObscureDisneyPodcast.com www.DisneyPatch.com www.Obscuri-D.com

Aug 4

45 min 37 sec

In celebration of National Hotdog Day, we watched Cruella! Emily Blunt and Dwane Johnson hit the parks, and we wonder; what movies would you want to smell? www.ObscureDisneyPodcast.com www.DisneyPatch.com www.Obscuri-D.com

Jul 28

46 min 55 sec

What is the cause of some trouble for the Black Widow? Pirates? Does it mean the end of Disney+ Premiere access? We talk Blue Bayou rumors as well as rumors about a childhood candy and end on rumors about a former candidate for mayor of Tomorrowland!   www.ObscureDisneyPodcast.com www.DisneyPatch.com www.Obscuri-D.com

Jul 21

54 min 50 sec

E.406 It's been a wild, Disney-news-filled week! We chat about Loki coming to an end, new jobs at Monsters Incorporated, spot the oldest thing in Disneyland, talk hand-drawn animation and explore the new paid Fastpass options coming to Disneyland Paris!   www.ObscureDisneyPodcast.com www.DisneyPatch.com www.Obscuri-D.com

Jul 14

44 min 58 sec

After a long Fourth of July holiday weekend, we are back talking about Towers of Terror, Disney plus, and Paris. It's like sitting around a bbq with your friends who are obsessed with Disney! (In a good way) www.ObscureDisneyPodcast.com www.DisneyPatch.com www.Obscuri-D.com

Jul 7

42 min 27 sec

Strange things are afoot in Disney! The Black Widow is moving into the Hollywood Tower Hotel, Judge Doom is getting his way with Toon Town, things are blocked on your Disney+ app, and is there a secret Disney park in Canada?!

Jun 30

47 min 17 sec

Today we are covering a lot of subjects! Disneyland is in full swing again, lines are long, new movies, new episodes, and new ride overlays.

Jun 23

36 min 39 sec

We are talking about all kinds of important things this week! One of the big 5 had a birthday, the Matterhorn is falling down, and what we think of episode 1 of Loki.

Jun 16

47 min 17 sec

We are back again! Today we tackle a lot of topics; Disneyland reopening, Disneyland Annual Passes, Avengers Campus, Raya and the Last Dragon, The Return of the Jedi, and what we have been up to since we last chatted! Trying a new, longer format! www.ObscureDisneyPodcast.com www.DisneyPatch.com www.Obscuri-D.com

Jun 9

39 min 15 sec

Some of Disneyland's opening day offerings have been forgotten, so today we dig into the past and look at one of the strange attractions that don't get discussed often.

Apr 8

22 min 33 sec

Disney Plus has been putting out great series and today we are going to dive into the latest offering; The Falcon and The Winter Soldier! Do we love it as much as WandaVision?

Apr 6

21 min 42 sec

After a seemingly endless year, Disneyland is almost ready to open back up! Let's talk about reopening dates and details.

Apr 1

21 min 52 sec

Disney has been putting out a lot of information, especially about Disneyland, so it's time to start talking about it! What might they be up to in the coming years?

Mar 30

22 min 6 sec

We had a great time watching the craziness that was WandaVision, we talk heavy spoilers and what might be next for the Scarlet Witch, Vision, and of course Agatha! www.ObscureDisneyPodcast.com www.DisneyPatch.com www.Obscuri-D.com

Mar 17

21 min 55 sec

After all the adaptations of Cinderella that have been made, what makes Disney's 1997 made-for-tv version different? We talk cast, design, and music today! www.ObscureDisneyPodcast.com www.DisneyPatch.com www.Obscuri-D.com

Mar 16

21 min 33 sec

Today we are spending Mr. Banks style with our ideas of a Lion King, Circle of Life ride. It is safe to say Ryan wins this competition! www.ObscureDisneyPodcast.com www.DisneyPatch.com www.Obscuri-D.com E.373

Mar 4

21 min 51 sec

Disney World Gives a First Peek at Its Dazzling 50th Anniversary Plans. Walt Disney World has a big birthday coming up in 2021. The "World's Most Magical Celebration" will kick off across all four Walt Disney World theme parks on Oct. 1, 2021, and will run for 18 months. www.ObscureDisneyPodcast.com www.DisneyPatch.com www.Obscuri-D.com E.372

Mar 2

21 min 54 sec

Clarabelle Cow is a fictional cow character created in 1928 at Walt Disney Pictures. ... As with most Disney characters, she was later given small cameos in the featurettes Mickey's www.ObscureDisneyPodcast.com www.DisneyPatch.com www.Obscuri-D.com E.371

Feb 25

21 min 40 sec

Did you know at one time Disney was looking at rebuilding Adventure Land to be themed around Indiana jones, We are discussing what we got and what we did not on today's podcast! www.ObscureDisneyPodcast.com www.DisneyPatch.com www.Obscuri-D.com E.370

Feb 24

23 min 3 sec

Today we are playing 21 questions guessing game all about Disney, Listen and play along, We are sure you will know the majority of the answers! www.ObscureDisneyPodcast.com www.DisneyPatch.com www.Obscuri-D.com E.369

Feb 11

22 min 37 sec

The Muppet Show is coming to Disney Plus! The half-hour variety show created by Jim Henson ran from 1976 to 1981. All five seasons will be available on Feb. 19—with seasons four and five available on streaming for the first time, according to Variety. www.ObscureDisneyPodcast.com www.DisneyPatch.com www.Obscuri-D.com E.368

Feb 9

21 min 50 sec

With Coco's amazing success and the EPOCT Mexico Pavilion in need of a refurb, is this a good time to blend the two? Recent changes suggest it might, We discuss that, and Remy's Ratatouille Adventure's upcoming opening still slated for later this year. www.ObscureDisneyPodcast.com www.DisneyPatch.com www.Obscuri-D.com E.367

Feb 5

22 min 11 sec

So you might have heard of the Disney Weenie, well we were wondering what the meaning was behind the name and how they came to be, and we are telling you all about how they came to be on today's show. www.ObscureDisneyPodcast.com www.DisneyPatch.com www.Obscuri-D.com   E.366

Feb 3

21 min 44 sec

WandaVision is a big hit for us, and I think a lot of folks would agree. The first three episodes have been great TV. Today we are chatting about what we love with the new show. www.ObscureDisneyPodcast.com www.DisneyPatch.com www.Obscuri-D.com E.365

Jan 28

21 min 43 sec

There has been a lot of news around Disneyland this week with new updates to the Jungle Cruise in both parks, Season passes refunded, and Covid19 Vaccination happening on the property (we hope it is in the park). Let's chat! www.ObscureDisneyPodcast.com www.DisneyPatch.com www.Obscuri-D.com E.364

Jan 26

21 min 52 sec

An imaginative color stylist and designer, Mary Blair helped introduce modern art to Walt Disney and his Studio, and, for nearly 30 years, he touted her inspirational work for his films and theme parks alike. Animator Marc Davis, who put Mary’s exciting use of color on par with Matisse, recalled, “She brought modern art to Walt in a way that no one else did. He was so excited about her work.” Animator Frank Thomas added: www.ObscureDisneyPodcast.com www.DisneyPatch.com www.Obscuri-D.com

Jan 19

21 min 48 sec

The 2021 Epcot International Festival of the Arts dates are January 8th through February 22nd, 2021. This Epcot Festival made its debut in 2017, celebrating three artistic disciplines: Culinary, Visual, and Performing Arts. www.ObscureDisneyPodcast.com www.DisneyPatch.com www.Obscuri-D.com E.362

Jan 14

22 min 8 sec

Today we are discussing Disney News for the first week of January 2021 with the announcement that Magic hours are going away permanently and being replaced. The magical express is going away at the end of 2021, Disney moving the office to Floriday, and more. www.ObscureDisneyPodcast.com www.DisneyPatch.com www.Obscuri-D.com E.361

Jan 13

22 min 36 sec

We are continuing our conversation about Mulan, but this time we are discussing the animated show from 1998. It is hard to believe that was 22 years ago! Let's chat about it! www.ObscureDisneyPodcast.com www.DisneyPatch.com www.Obscuri-D.com

Jan 7

23 min 7 sec

We know it has been out on Disney+ for a while now, but we finally were able to watch the new live-action remake of Mulan. We are ready for a discussion! www.ObscureDisneyPodcast.com www.DisneyPatch.com www.Obscuri-D.com

Jan 5

21 min 58 sec

Pixar has a new collection on Disney+ that has definitely made it to our watch list today. We are discussing what we love about the series. “The SparkShorts program is designed to discover new storytellers, explore new storytelling techniques, and experiment with new production workflows. These films are unlike anything we’ve ever done at Pixar, providing an opportunity to unlock the potential of individual artists and their inventive filmmaking approaches on a smaller scale than our normal fare.” Jim Morris - President, Pixar Animation Studios www.ObscureDisneyPodcast.com www.DisneyPatch.com www.Obscuri-D.com

Dec 2020

21 min 26 sec

Disney released Pixar's newest movie this week, Soul. Today we are chatting about what we loved about the movie and want to know if you agree. www.ObscureDisneyPodcast.com www.DisneyPatch.com www.Obscuri-D.com  

Dec 2020

21 min 21 sec

Today we are diving into what we would like to update on the Carousel of Progress at the Magic Kingdom if we had "Mr. Banks Money" See if you agree with us today's Christmas Show. www.ObscureDisneyPodcast.com www.DisneyPatch.com www.Obscuri-D.com

Dec 2020

22 min 36 sec

As many of you know, the Mandalorian Season 2 has now come to an end and we are discussing it in-depth with all the soilers, today, www.ObscureDisneyPodcast.com www.DisneyPatch.com www.Obscuri-D.com

Dec 2020

24 min 55 sec

True to its name, Snow White’s Scary Adventures focuses on the perils of Snow White’s fairytale journey. The ride includes dark, spooky scenes that may be frightening for young children—including dungeons, skeletons, haunted trees, unexpected transformations, and a menacing evil Queen. www.ObscureDisneyPodcast.com www.DisneyPatch.com www.Obscuri-D.com

Dec 2020

22 min 39 sec

Disney is releasing a bunch of new movies on Disney+ including the new Christmas movie, Godmothered. We discuss that show and more on today's show! www.ObscureDisneyPodcast.com www.DisneyPatch.com www.Obscuri-D.com

Dec 2020

22 min 25 sec

We have talked about the shows coming to Disney+ now let's take about the movies! It's possible that some of these will end up in theaters but only 2021 will tell! Listen in to see what to expect. www.ObscureDisneyPodcast.com www.DisneyPatch.com www.Obscuri-D.com E.352

Dec 2020

23 min 19 sec

We are looking forward to all the new Series and Shows that are planned for 2021 on Disney+ We are breaking them down for you now! www.ObscureDisneyPodcast.com www.DisneyPatch.com www.Obscuri-D.com E.351

Dec 2020

22 min 1 sec

Live Life in the Fast Lane Inside their Hollywood music studio, legendary rock band Aerosmith is wrapping up a recording session. When their manager tells them they’re late for a concert across town, the band invites you to ride along. Hop into their gleaming limousine and speed off into the night as Aerosmith’s hard-rock harmonies fill the air. Buckle up before zooming through the city on this roller-coaster style attraction. Rock This Way Speed through iconic Hollywood landmarks. Maneuver past traffic jams and swoop into 3 thrilling inversions—2 rollover loops and one corkscrew—as the wind races across your face. Will you make it to the year’s biggest concert in time? www.ObscureDisneyPodcast.com www.DisneyPatch.com www.Obscuri-D.com   E.350

Dec 2020

21 min 34 sec

Disney Plus is trying is saying “May the fourth be with you” with some new behind-the-scenes “Mandalorian” content. On May 4, known of course as Star Wars Day, the streamer will premiere an eight-part docuseries on the making of the popular series which spawned Baby Yoda and has been a driving force behind the platform’s early success. www.ObscureDisneyPodcast.com www.DisneyPatch.com www.Obscuri-D.com E.349

Dec 2020

21 min 47 sec

It has been months since Disneyland was open to the public, and we are pleased to find out that they have been hard at work while we were away. Disney has used this time to their advantage and made some significant repairs. We discuss that today on the podcast. www.ObscureDisneyPodcast.com www.DisneyPatch.com www.Obscuri-D.com E.348

Nov 2020

21 min 35 sec

Former Studio Chairman of Disney in the late 80s and early 90s, playing a part in the Disney Renaissance. Jeffrey Katzenberg's newest venture Quibi is shutting down. The news marks a stunning turnaround for a mobile-oriented company that had raised some $1.5 billion, and far more in Hollywood’s alternative currency of hype. Quibi spent years building buzz but will not survive its seventh month; it was launched boldly at the start of a pandemic that will end up easily outlasting it. www.ObscureDisneyPodcast.com www.DisneyPatch.com www.Obscuri-D.com E.347

Nov 2020

22 min 20 sec

With The Mandalorian Season 2 now on Disney+ we thought this would be a great time to catch up on what the entire Star Wars community already knew, The Mandalorian is amazing. We discuss seasons one and two today. www.ObscureDisneyPodcast.com www.DisneyPatch.com www.Obscuri-D.com

Nov 2020

21 min 46 sec

Disney released footage of the Guardians of the Galaxy Cosmic Rewind Coster that is coming to EPCOT shortly. We discuss that coster and others in the Disney Parks. www.ObscureDisneyPodcast.com www.DisneyPatch.com www.Obscuri-D.com

Nov 2020

21 min 41 sec

The home to Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea has been conducting a lottery to determine which annual pass holders may visit the park on any given day, due to overwhelming demand while the parks' capacities are limited. The resort will stop conducting the lottery for assignments after December 2020 and will begin issuing refunds for pro-rated annual pass holders. The resort also will not extend annual passes for the period that the parks were closed, as it had offered during the pandemic shutdown. Tokyo Disney said that it will provide an update on the future of its annual pass program by the end of March 2021.

Nov 2020

21 min 48 sec

Some Walt Disney World street performers and other park entertainers were among an undisclosed number of Disney employees who found out Tuesday night they were being laid off. Some of the affected workers took social media to share that their time with the company had come to an end. Among those being let go is part of the acting troupe at Disney's Hollywood Studios known as the Citizens of Hollywood. Go Fund Me Other Ways to Help

Nov 2020

22 min 22 sec

A few years past the 2014 release of Captain America The Winter Soldier, We thought this would be fun to give it a watch and discuss how it holds up, and as expected, it is still amazing. www.ObscureDisneyPodcast.com www.DisneyPatch.com www.Obscuri-D.com

Nov 2020

22 min 3 sec