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Episode 32 - Disneyland in 1959

April 17th, 2017

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Hello and welcome to episode 32 of the leavingtodaypodcast!! In this episode, we discuss the attractions that were added to the park in the year 1959. We also take a look at some of the influences outside of the park that may have helped Walt Disney make these decisions. We also discuss the current news and play a couple games with Jes. Oh...we also talk about the many staircases in the park. So, join Jes, Hury, Mark....and special guest, 13 on this wonderful journey.

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News

  • Disney Legends Awards recipients are announced
  • Main Street Electrical Parade is extended through August 20th
  • New Path new Hungry Bear restaurant partially opens

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New partial path is open

101 with Jes!

  • This day in Disneyland history
  • We play a game with crew
  • Bonus game as a team

Feature Presentation

  • We take a look at the changes that came to Disneyland in 1959 and how they impacted the park and us as guests. In addition, we discuss the elements within the park (and outside of the park) that may have lead Walt Disney to make all of these additions.

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Construction sign of things to come in 1959!

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Beautiful (and rare) aerial photo of the 1959 construction! Courtesy of angryap.com

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A nice collage of Holiday Hill. Notice the hiking paths!

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A different perspective of Holiday Hill.

 

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Episode 31 - Beauty and the Beast….and AT-ATs….

April 3rd, 2017

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Well hello and welcome to the 31st episode of the leavingtodaypodcast! In this extended show, we talk about the new film Beauty and the Beast! In addition, we have a game with Jes in her segment, 101 with Jes!. But first, we have the news.

 

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News

  • Bob Iger gets extended until 2019
  • AT-ATs emerge in Anaheim

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AT-ATs in Anheim! Look at their size! Photo Courtesy of Attractions 360.

  • Disney's post SWL plans

101 with Jes!

  • Hury and Mark play a favorite game, What's my line?

Feature Presentation

  • The group discusses the differences between the animated and live action film, Beauty and the Beast. They also discuss the controversy surrounding the release of this film.

  

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Episode 30 - Pirates of the Caribbean turns 50

March 20th, 2017

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Yo Ho Yo Ho.....and welcome to episode 30 of the leavingtodaypodcast!! In this extended delux show, we discuss the history and celebrate the birthday of one of the park's most beloved attractions, Pirates of the Caribbean.  But before that, we talk about some news items and also play a game with Jes in her segment, 101 with Jes!

 

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News

  • Fantasmic!! potential updates!!!!
  • Saving seats for parades and fireworks is against policy - finally!!!
  • Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party may be moving to DCA in 2017

101 with Jes!

In this segment, Jes puts us to the test with some Pirate questions!!! 

 

Feature Presentation 

For our feature presentation, as Pirates of Caribbean turns 50, we take a look at the history, design, key players and impact of one of our favorite attractions. Feel free to share your own story, history, facts or insigh with us on this attraction.

 

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Original Pirates Walk Thru Conceptual Drawing by Marc Davis

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Here is Fred Joerger and Claude Coats during the construction

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Walt Disney (in front) testing Pirates of the Caribbean protoype at Arrow Development
 

  

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Episode 29 - Attractions we want in Disneyland

March 6th, 2017

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Hello and welcome to episode 29 of the Leavingtodaypodcast! In this episode we cover the earth in search of attractions at the other Disney parks and try to see what attractions we feel would work well in our park. But before that, we have the news and a game in our segment, 101 with Jes!!!

 

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News

  • Summer of Heroes at Disney California Adventure
  • Beauty and the Beast takeover of Fantasyland

101 with Jes!

In this segment, we test the Disneyland knowledge of both Hury and Jes...with a little help from their friends...

 

Feature Presentation 

In this segment, we take a look at the other Disney parks around the world and see what attractions, if any, we could reasonably port into our park. We discuss impact of theming, park layout and what we'd have to lose in order to make the changes.

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Jes has a great idea for a jungle themed Tower of Terror, but would it fit there?

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Hury proposes a tear down of this area to make room for the TRON Cycles, heck yeah!!

 

 

 

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Episode 28 - Our Three Favorite Dark Rides

February 20th, 2017

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Hello and welcome to the latest episode of the leavingtoday podcast!! In this episode, we eventually get to our top three dark rides. We discuss the merits of what makes a dark ride and their place within the parks. Before that, we play a game on 101 with Jes and we discuss the division of guests because of the elite dinner packages being offered.

 

"Disneyland, where every guest is a vip......if you can afford it...."

 

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News

  • 21 Royal Street dinner package for $15,000, would you do this?
  • Saynotodisney.com
  • AP and park ticket prices go up

 

101 with Jes!

We play a new game...using audio!

 

Feature Presentation

In our feature presentation, we discuss our top three favorite dark rides! 

 

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