Thursday, April 4, 2024

Jiminy Crickets Episode 180 - 2024 Music Series: Disneyland Musical Tour Part 4 / Frontierland

Welcome to the fourth episode of our music series for 2024. Throughout the year, we will be taking you on an audio tour of Disneyland spanning 10 episodes. Each episode will feature one of the many themed areas found within the happiest place on earth.

Our fourth episode of this series will represent Frontierland and The Rivers of America. Your audio tour will include performances by live Disneyland musical groups, original show and attraction soundtracks, background music, rare archival audio, and exclusive audio ride-through reenactments of favorite Disneyland adventures. 


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Wednesday, March 13, 2024

The Best of Jiminy Crickets: Episode 7 - A Tribute to Fred MacMurray

Welcome to the "Best of Jiminy Crickets," where every month we bring to the forefront a past episode of the Jiminy Crickets Podcast from our back catalog of shows. For our March 2024 episode, we happily revisit our show from March of 2019, "A  Tribute to Fred MacMurray," made in honor of the 60th anniversary of the very first live-action Disney comedy, "The Shaggy Dog," which is now celebrating its 65th anniversary. 

3/20/2019 - In honor of the 60th anniversary of the very first live-action Disney comedy, "The Shaggy Dog," Ruthie and Chris take the opportunity to discuss "Disney Legend" Fred MacMurray. First they provide some biographical background on his childhood, and career before Disney, then take an in depth look at all 7 of his classic Walt Disney films. Join us on a magical and musical tribute to this star of over 100 films, the 3rd longest running sitcom in television history and one of the most beloved Disney actors of all time.

 

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Tuesday, March 5, 2024

Jiminy Crickets Episode 179 - 2024 Music Series: Disneyland Musical Tour Part 3 / New Orleans Square

Welcome to the third episode of our music series for 2024. Throughout the year, we will be taking you on an audio tour of Disneyland spanning 10 episodes. Each episode will feature one of the many themed areas found within the happiest place on earth.

Our third episode of this series will represent New Orleans Square. Your audio tour will include performances by live Disneyland musical groups, original show and attraction soundtracks, background music, rare archival audio, and exclusive audio ride-through reenactments of favorite Disneyland adventures. 


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Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Jiminy Crickets Episode 178 - So Dear To My Heart Part 2

In honor of the 75th Anniversary of the oft forgotten Disney classic, "So Dear to My Heart," first released in January of 1949, Ruthie and Chris share the story of what Walt Disney cited as one of his all-time personal favorites among the many films he produced. For part two of this two-part episode, Chris will continue to relay the plot as both he and Ruthie discuss the talented performers who appeared in this sentimental family drama, set in the American Midwest at the turn of the twentieth century. Then Ruthie will share everything "So Dear To My Heart" related to happen after the initial premiere of the film.  And as always, you can expect little audio extras and songs from the film. 


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Sunday, February 18, 2024

Dateline Jiminy Crickets - February 2024

Our February 2024 episode includes a Disney top 10 that is "Oscar Worthy" and a special tribute to a Disney Legend. Plus a look back at the Academy Awards most decorated recipient.

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Thursday, February 15, 2024

The Best of Jiminy Crickets: Episode 6 - Who Framned Roger Rabbit?

Welcome to the "Best of Jiminy Crickets," where every month we bring to the forefront a past episode of the Jiminy Crickets Podcast from our back catalog of shows. for our February 2024 episode, we thought it would be timely to revisit our show from February of 2019, celebrating the 30th anniversary of the groundbreaking Touchstone classic, "Who Framed Roger Rabbit?." which is now celebrating its 35th anniversary..

February 2019 - Smile, darn ya, smile! In honor of the 30th anniversary of the ground-breaking, blockbuster Disney classic, "Who Framed Roger Rabbit," Ruthie and Chris bring you through a wacky world where toons and humans co-mingle. This film was a true homage to the classic Film Noir genre, set in 1947 post World War II Hollywood, while simultaneously presenting audiences with a true love letter to the golden age of animation. This would also be the first and last time all the popular cartoon characters from all the major Hollywood studios would unite on screen. This cinematic masterpiece set in motion a resurgence of the Walt Disney name as a respected leader in innovate and imaginative film making not seen since the 1960's, and served as the salvation and rebirth of animation as a beloved film medium: a period that would soon be known as the Disney Renaissance. Discover the origins of the Toontown universe. Learn all about the behind-the-scenes secrets that went into the making of this  hand-drawn, hand-inked, hand-painted, 100% computer free practical effect heavy extravaganza of motion picture artistry. Get reacquainted with the on screen performers and off screen vocal cast of unforgettable characters. Meet the talented directors, producers, writers, and animation artists who defied all odds in creating this Oscar Award winning film that most believed couldn't be done. Th-Th-Th-Th That's All Folks!!!


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Monday, February 5, 2024

Jiminy Crickets Episode 177 - 2024 Music Series: Disneyland Musical Tour Part 2 / Adventureland

Welcome to the second episode of our music series for 2024. Throughout the year, we will be taking you on an audio tour of Disneyland spanning 10 episodes. Each episode will feature one of the many themed areas found within the happiest place on earth.

Our second episode of this series will represent Adventureland. Your audio tour will include performances by live Disneyland musical groups, original show and attraction soundtracks, background music, rare archival audio, and exclusive audio ride-through reenactments of favorite Disneyland adventures.

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Tuesday, January 30, 2024

Jiminy Crickets Episode 176 - So Dear To My Heart

In honor of the 75th Anniversary of the oft forgotten Disney classic, "So Dear to My Heart," first released in January of 1949, Ruthie and Chris share the story of what Walt Disney cited as one of his all-time personal favorites among the many films he produced. First Chris will share the behind-the-scenes background and making of the film, then will relay the plot as both he and Ruthie discuss the talented performers who appeared in this sentimental family drama, set in the American Midwest at the turn of the twentieth century. And as always, you can expect little audio extras and songs from the film. 


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Monday, January 15, 2024

Jiminy Crickets Episode 175 - 2024 Music Series: Disneyland Musical Tour Part 1 / Main Street USA

Welcome to the first episode of our music series for 2024. Throughout the year, we will be taking you on an audio tour of Disneyland spanning 10 episodes. Each episode will feature one of the many themed areas found within the happiest place on earth.

Our inaugural episode of this series will represent Main Street USA, as well as the Disneyland Main Entrance, Town Square and Central Plaza. Your audio tour will include performances by live Disneyland musical groups, original show and attraction soundtracks, background music, rare archival audio, and exclusive audio ride-through reenactments of favorite Disneyland adventures.

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Monday, January 8, 2024

The Best of Jiminy Crickets: Episode 5 - Sleeping Beauty

Welcome to the "Best of Jiminy Crickets," where every month we bring to the forefront a past episode of the Jiminy Crickets Podcast from our back catalog of shows. for our first episode of 2024, we thought it would be timely to revisit our show from Janaury of 2019, celebrating the 60th anniversary of the classic Walt Disney animated feature, "Sleeping Beauty." which is now celebrating its 65th anniversary..

Janaury 2019 - This episode is in tribute to Walt Disney's animated masterpiece "Sleeping Beauty," in honor of it's diamond anniversary this very January. Chris and Ruthie discuss in finite detail the behind the scenes development, the talented vocal performers, the unforgettable music, the unmatched animation, the jaw dropping background paintings and the beloved fairytale story of one of the most amazing films ever put upon the silver screen. Prepare to delight in the wonderment, the magic and the warm and fuzzy childhood nostalgia of this, Walt Disney's 16th animated feature film classic.
 
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Tuesday, December 26, 2023

Jiminy Crickets Podcast Episode 174: 100 Years of Disney Music Part 10 - Our Personal Favorites

 

Jiminy Crickets proudly presents our ninth installment in our year-long series of special BONUS all-music episodes!  

In honor of the 100th Anniversary of the Walt Disney Studios, every month throughout the year we have featured music from one of the 10 decades within the Disney chronology. 

For our final, December episode, we present a special Bonus edition - Our personal favorites. 30 more songs not yet featured int he previous episodes. 

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Sunday, December 10, 2023

Dateline Jiminy Crickets: December 2023

For our final Dateline episode of 2023. we bring you a very merry Christmas episode. First we present a top 10 list all about Disneyland Park during the holiday season. This is followed by a Disney Parks 2023 year in review, and last but not least, a history of Walt Disney home entertainment Christmas specials from 1950 to the present day..We hope you all enjoy our special Christmas gift to you; we wish you great happiness for this yuletide season, and peace, hope and blessings for the new year.

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Monday, December 4, 2023

The Best of Jiminy Crickets: Episode 4 - Babes in Toyland

Welcome to our third "Best of Jiminy Crickets" episode 4, where every month we will bring to the forefront a past episode of the Jiminy Crickets Podcast from our back catalog of shows. for the holiday season, we thought it would be timely to revisit our show from December of 2017, celebrating the classic Walt Disney live-action musical, "Babes in Toyland."

December 2017 - For their special holiday episode, and final show of 2017, the Jiminy Cricket's gang shares their many thoughts on the 1961 classic Walt Disney live-action holiday time musical fantasy, "Babes in Toyland." In addition to describing the film in detail, the discussion includes comparisons to the many different versions of the story from the early 1900's to the 1990's, the history and origins of the film, and how the film was promoted on both TV and in the Disney parks. There is also lots of fantastic holiday music. From everyone at Jiminy Crickets, Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!!!

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Monday, November 27, 2023

Jiminy Crickets Podcast Episode 173: Mary Blair

Ruthie and Chris are proud to bring you a very special tribute to one of the most beloved Disney artists and Imagineers of all time, the amazing Mary Blair. Together they will share her life story and career both within and outside of the Disney company. And as always, there will be lots of music along the way.

 

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Wednesday, November 15, 2023

The Best of Jiminy Crickets: Episode 3 - Tokyo Disneyland 35th Anniversary

Welcome to our third "Best of Jiminy Crickets" episode 3, where every month we will bring to the forefront a past episode of the Jiminy Crickets Podcast from our back catalog of shows. This year being the 40th anniversary of Tokyo Disneyland, we thought it would be timely to revisit our show from April of 2018, celebrating the 35th anniversary of Disney's first overseas park.

April 11. 2018 - Kon'nichiwa!! This episode, Chris and Ruthie travel to the far east, to celebrate the 35th anniversary of Disney's first overseas park, Tokyo Disneyland. After a little background and history, they bring you on a tour of the entire Japanese Magic Kingdom, land by land, discussing all the park's attractions and other unique features, both past and present. There is a lot of terrific music too!!!

 

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