Category Archives: Ride Recap

E.312 Disney Newest Announced Attraction Closures



Disney has announced 3 closures in a few different parks, Lets find out what they are today.

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E.310 Tony Baxter Disney Legend



Born in Los Angeles on February 1, 1947, Tony Baxter grew up in Orange County, California. It was the perfect time and place for this future Imagineer—he not only witnessed the birth of the theme park industry, but he also grew up alongside his beloved Disneyland. A Disney fan from an early age, Tony especially enjoyed his weekly visits with Walt courtesy of the Disneyland television program. The show whetted his appetite for Walt’s new wonderland rising from the Anaheim citrus groves. In his spare time he could be found building models and mocking up rides in his backyard.

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E.306 Splash Mountain: New Adventures with Princess Tiana Coming to Disneyland Park and Magic Kingdom Park



Today we are thrilled to share a first glimpse of a project Imagineers have been working on since last year. Splash Mountain – at both Disneyland park in California and Magic Kingdom park in Florida – will soon be completely reimagined. The theme is inspired by an all-time favorite animated Disney film, “The Princess and the Frog.” We pick up this story after the final kiss, and join Princess Tiana and Louis on a musical adventure – featuring some of the powerful music from the film – as they prepare for their first-ever Mardi Gras performance.

Tiana is a modern, courageous, and empowered woman, who pursues her dreams and never loses sight of what’s really important. It’s a great story with a strong lead character, set against the backdrop of New Orleans and the Louisiana bayou. In 1966, Walt himself opened New Orleans Square when it became the first new “land” added to Disneyland park, so it feels natural to link the story and the incredible music of “The Princess and the Frog” to our parks.

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E.300 Kicking off 3 years of Disney



Today is the beginning of our 3 “season” of the podcast and today we are recapping our top 11 downloaded episodes of the Obscure Disney Podcast.

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E.296 Disneyland Dubai Not Anytime Soon



But alas, there is no Disneyland now nor is there ever likely to be in Dubai. … But there were some early discussions in 2014 and we are discussing them today.

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E.295 11 Happy Disney Thoughts



Today we wanted to take about 11 of our favorite times in the Disney Parks and moments that you might love as well. If you would like to share your moments with us find tag #obscuredisneypodcast or find us on Instagram HERE

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E.291 Star Wars The Empire Strikes Back, May the 4th be With You



One of the best days of the year, May 4th, and what will forever be known as Star Wars Day, we decided what better way to celebrate than with The Empire Strikes Back!

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E.289 Soarin All Around the World



Today we are taking you for a ride on Disney’s Soarin and how this ride became one of the most iconic rides at California Adventure.

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E.288 Happy 22nd Birthday Animal Kingdom



The Animal Kingdom turned 22 on Earth Day, April 22, 2022, and we thought this was a great time to discuss the park and the amazing theming.

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E.284 Pixar’s Onward now on Disney Plus



With everyone at home, we thought we would discuss what is on everyone’s mind, Pixar’s Onward now on Disney Plus today on the Obscure Disney Podcast.

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