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Take a walk through Walt Disney World with TouringPlans's Len Testa and Jim Hill from JimHillMedia.com as they talk about upcoming projects and rumored happenings from all around the "World".

Take a walk through Walt Disney World with TouringPlans's Len Testa and Jim Hill from JimHillMedia.com as they talk about upcoming projects and rumored happenings from all around the "World".
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Take a walk through Walt Disney World with TouringPlans's Len Testa and Jim Hill from JimHillMedia.com as they talk about upcoming projects and rumored happenings from all around the "World".

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English


Episodes

Disney Dish Episode 240: 364 days of staying in WDW hotel rooms

10/21/2019
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Len Testa & Jim Hill start off this week’s show by talking about the changes that have been made to the menus found inside of “Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge.” Then Len shares an interview that he recently did with Robert & Alyssa Simmons, a couple who are spending a solid year only staying in hotel rooms at various Walt Disney World resorts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:57:32

Marvel Us Disney Episode 51: How toy sales cured Tony Stark of his alcoholism

10/18/2019
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Aaron Adams & Jim Hill start off this week’s episode by talking about the “Marvel celebrates Stan Lee” event that was held last week at NYC’s New Amsterdam Theatre. They then discuss how Marvel Studios has cherry-picked certain elements from famous Marvel Comics storylines to use in its Cinematic Universe Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:49:55

Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor Episode 56: Resurrecting “The Addams Family”

10/17/2019
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Jim Hill uses the “Addams Family” strong ticket sales as an excuse to look at the nearly 80-year history of this freaky franchise. Then Drew Taylor shares his interview that he recently did with Brittney Lee & Griselda Sastrawinata-Lemay about the development of Disney’s “Frozen 2” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:56:13

Disney Dish Episode 239: Inside the Skyliner malfunction

10/14/2019
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Len Testa starts off this week’s episode by sharing a first-person account about what it was like to be stranded on WDW’s Skyliner back on Saturday, October 5th. Jim Hill then talks about the changes that have recently been made to the Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Revue. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:39:20

Marvel Us Disney Episode 50: Scorcese’s take on the MCU

10/10/2019
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Aaron Adams and Jim Hill start off this week’s episode by talking about the role that Tom Holland played in Sony Pictures & Marvel Studios opting to extend their “Spider-Man” co-production deal. They then discuss whether the motion pictures that make up the Marvel Cinematic Universe are movies or films Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:33:24

Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor Episode 55: How “Frozen 2” came to be

10/9/2019
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Drew Taylor & Jim Hill start off this week’s show by talking about “Klaus,” the Sergio Pablos film that Netflix will be releasing to theaters on November 8th and then making available for streaming one week later. Drew then shares an interview that he did recently with Chris Buck & Jennifer Lee, the co-directors of the original “Frozen” and its eagerly anticipated sequel Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:43:58

Disney Dish Episode 238: An Illuminating look at “Epcot Forever”

10/7/2019
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Len Testa starts off this week’s show by talking about some of the operational issues WDW’s Skyliner has had. Len & Jim then talk about “Epcot Forever,” the new nighttime show which debuted out on/over World Showcase Lagoon this past week. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:39:23

Universal Joint Episode 27: Looking back at USF’s Fright Nights 1991

10/4/2019
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Dustin Fuhs & Jim Hill start off this week’s episode by talking about that Universal Orlando team member who was fired for making the “White Power” symbol while working at a character meet ‘n’ greet. Then Jim shares an interview he recently did with themed entertainment pioneer Ron Schneider, where Schneider reveals how Universal Studios Florida’s very first Halloween hard ticket came together Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:50:41

Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor Episode 54: How VR influenced the design of “Frozen 2”

10/3/2019
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Drew Taylor & Jim Hill start off this week’s show by talking about how well “Abominable” did over its opening weekend. Then Drew shares a recent interview that he did with Lisa Keene, the co-production designer on “Frozen 2,” & David Wormersley, the art director of environments on this highly anticipated Walt Disney Animation Studios production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:40:12

Disney Dish Episode 237: : Skyliner is an entertaining addition to WDW’s resort-wide transportation system

9/30/2019
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Len Testa starts off this week’s episode by sharing his experience at a Cast Member Only preview of WDW’s new Skyliner system. Then Jim Hill looks back at “Illuminations: Reflections of Earth,” the millennium-themed nighttime show that was originally only supposed to run at Epcot for 18 months but wound up wowing the crowds around World Showcase Lagoon for 19 years instead Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:59:02

Looking at Lucasfilm Episode 25: The very best order to watch the “Star Wars” movies in

9/28/2019
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Jim had the Flu, so it was very fortuitous that Dan packed an extra co-host, Tom, in his travel bags. Also, Aaron Adams showed up because he was looking for someone to hang out with that day. They all chat about Star Wars, and Marvel. We even corralled some strangers into a room so we could pretend that we had an audience. (they were released shortly afterward, and no SWAT teams needed to be called in.) So here is the live show that was recorded, and almost lost, but found at the last minute...

Duration:00:47:05

Marvel Us Disney Episode 49: How Disney acquired Marvel Entertainment

9/26/2019
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Aaron Adams & Jim Hill start off this week’s episode by talking about the rumors that are making the rounds about which members of the Sinister Six may show up in the next Tom Holland “Spider-Man” movie. Then Jim shares what he’s learned from “The Ride of a Lifetime,” Bob Iger’s recently published memoir, about what went on behind-the-scenes as The Walt Disney Company was pursuing Marvel back in 2008 & 2009. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:33:04

Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor Episode 53: How “Everest” became “Abominable”

9/26/2019
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Drew Taylor & Jim Hill start off this week’s episode by talking about what Bob Iger revealed about Disney’s 2006 acquisition of Pixar in his new book, “The Ride of a Lifetime.” Drew then shares an interview that he did with Jill Culton, the co-director of the soon-to-be-released DreamWorks Animation / Pearl Studios co-production, “Abominable” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:42:04

Universal Joint Episode 26: The different ways USH & USF handle holidays

9/24/2019
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Dustin Fuhs & Jim Hill start off this week’s show by discussing the Universal Orlando Resort’s efforts to keep its plans for the Epic Universe project under wraps. They then talk about how the Universal Studios Hollywood version of the “Dark Arts at Hogwarts Castle” show differed from the version now being presented at Universal’s Islands of Adventure Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:46:42

Disney Dish Episode 236: Baby New Year can fly? Only at Disneyland

9/23/2019
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Len Testa starts off this week’s show by talking about some rare home movies that he’s recently seen from the early days of Disneyland Park. Jim Hill then talks about how the roles that castles play at the Disney Parks have evolved over the past 64 years. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:40:46

Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor Episode 52: Why Deja & Keane left WDAS

9/17/2019
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Drew Taylor & Jim Hill start off this week’s episode by speculating about how MGM’s “Addams Family” may do over its opening weekend. They then continue their “Where are they now” feature by discussing the post-Disney careers of Andreas Deja & Glen Keane Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:50:31

Disney Dish Episode 235: How Future World got its animatronic dinosaurs

9/16/2019
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Len Testa & Jim Hill start off this week’s episode by talking about why it’s crucial that WDW’s new Skyliner transportation system has a trouble-free debut. Jim then reveals how WDI used fossil fuels as an excuse to recycle one of the more popular aspects of the Ford Wonder Rotunda at the 1964 – 1965 New York World’s Fair Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:46:08

Marvel Us Disney Episode 48: Untangling the Sony “Spidey” situation

9/13/2019
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Aaron Adams & Jim Hill start off this week’s episode by sharing what Disneyland Cast Members were told about DCA’s Avengers campus area. They then talk about how “Hawkeye” & “Wandavision” (i.e., those two limited series that Marvel Studios is producing for Disney+) are shaping up Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:40:15

Looking at Lucasfilm Episode 24: Star Wars at this year’s D23 Expo

9/11/2019
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Dan Zehr starts off this week’s show with a recap of his experience at this year’s Official Disney Fan Club event at the Anaheim Convention. Jim Hill then looks back at those two “Ewok” TV movies that George Lucas produced for ABC back in the early 1980s Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:59:58

Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor Episode 51: The artistry of James Baxter

9/10/2019
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Drew Taylor & Jim Hill start off this week’s show by talking about how much they enjoyed “Steven Universe: The Movie.” They then reflect on the challenges of covering some animators’ post-Disney careers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:41:46