Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Episode 102 - Armchair Imagineering - Building a Better Disney California Adventure

On this episode, DisneyChris and Ruthie are once again joined by special guest Will Dodson to partake in another session of Armchair Imagineering. This time they each tackle Disney California Adventure, describing what changes and additions they would make to turn this often critiqued next door neighbor to the original Disneyland park, into the perfect Disney themed experience.


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Thursday, September 13, 2018

Jiminy Crickets Live - Episode 1 - September 12th 2018

Join us for the launch of our all-new bi-weekly LIVE podcast. On this episode we discuss the latest Disney news stories, share our top 10 favorite Walt Disney animated characters, provide a commentary of the very first Mickey Mouse cartoon ever produced, and give a sneak preview of all the fun segments we have planned for future episodes. This show will air as a live stream on YouTube every other Wednesday night at 9pm eastern time. Be sure to join us live for the next episode on September 26th. We will also post an audio version of the podcast the following morning, here, where you also listen to our regular podcast. To watch a re-run of the video version follow this link - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ssGY6Mqua0 - and be sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel to receive notifications of when we will be presenting the live version of the show. 


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Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Episode 101 - Walt Disney's 101 Dalmatians

For their 101st episode, what else would the Jiminy Crickets duo talk about other than 101 of the most adorable furry friends of all time, who star in  the 1961 classic, "101 Dalmatians." Together Chris and Ruthie discuss the origins, the production, movie plot, main characters, music and the massive franchise of this, the 17th full-length Walt Disney animated feature. But look out for Cruella! WOOF WOOF!


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Thursday, August 30, 2018

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Sunday, August 5, 2018

Episode 100 - Jiminy Crickets 100th Episode Extravaganza

In a very special 100th episode, Chris and Ruthie begin the show with a discussion on the very mascot of this podcast, Jiminy Cricket, discussing his origins, history and storied career as a staple Disney character, including lots of memorable music and fun facts. For the second half of the show, Chris and Ruthie welcome back Will and Wendell of the Sideshow Radio Network to reflect on the past 100 episodes of the Jiminy Crickets Podcast, recalling the history of the show, and sharing their favorite episodes. There may also be a few unexpected surprises in store!


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Thursday, July 5, 2018

Episode 99 - Walt Disney's Summer Magic

This episode, Chris and Ruthie pay tribute to one of their all time favorite films, Walt Disney's classic live-action musical, "Summer Magic," which is celebrating its 55th anniversary this month. Together they share the behind-the-scenes history of the movie, discuss the cast including the adorable Hayley Mills and the legendary Burl Ives, walk you through the plot including their favorite scenes, and share all the amazing Sherman Brothers songs. So, it's time to do some "Flitterin" back to "Beautiful Beulah" for a nostalgic retrospective on a movie that truly is "The Pink of Perfection." Join us on "The Front Porch" for a little slice of Americana and a big dose of "Summer Magic."


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Friday, June 29, 2018

Episode 98 - A Tribute to America Sings

This episode, in celebration of the 4th of July, Chris and Ruthie take on a fabulous journey through the history of American song, discussing in detail the famous extinct Disneyland attraction, America Sings. Together they will share the history of the attraction, the many voice actors and songs from the show, and the aftermath after the attraction sadly closed in April of 1988. So climb aboard the carousel and join them on a magical, musical journey... Pop Goes the Weasel!!!


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Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Episode 97B - Walt Disney's Enchanted Tiki Room (Part Two)

In part two of this very special two part episode, Ruthie and Chris are
joined again by their favorite fine feathered friend from down south,
Wendell Jones of the Sideshow Sound Theatre podcast network. Together
these three bird brains discuss Walt Disney's groundbreaking
audio-animatonic attraction, The Enchanted Tiki Room, now celebrating
it's 55th anniversary. They will take you through the entire show,
discussing the songs, the amazing musical score, and the many magic
moments found in this tropical hideaway filled with joyous song and
wondrous miracles. Then they discuss the history of this attraction in
Walt Disney World and Tokyo Disneyland. Be sure to catch part one of
this fun-filled two parter!


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Friday, June 22, 2018

Episode 97A - Walt Disney's Enchanted Tiki Room (Part One)

In this very special two part episode, Ruthie and Chris are joined by their favorite fine feathered friend from down south, Wendell Jones of the Sideshow Sound Theatre podcast network. Together these three bird brains discuss the history of Walt Disney's groundbreaking audio-animatonic attraction, The Enchanted Tiki Room, now celebrating it's 55th anniversary. They will take you through the entire show, discussing the vocal cast, the amazing musical score, the show's developers creative artists and technicians, and the very inspiration behind this tropical hideaway filled with joyous song and wondrous miracles. Stay tuned for part two coming later this week!


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Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Minnie Episode 10 - Fantasyland Continued History 1985-2018

In a recent episode of the main show, Chris and Ruthie discussed the history of Disneyland's Fantasyland from opening day up to the debut of the New Fantasyland in 1983-84. As a special bonus, they now present the rest of the story, with the continued history of Walt Disney's land of fantasy from 1985 up to the present day.


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Monday, May 28, 2018

Episode 96 - Talking Trash with Special Guest Lynn Barron

This episode, Chris and Ruthie open the mail bag and respond to several listener comments and questions. Then they welcome special guest Lynn Barron of the Sweep Spot Podcast, and author of the amazing book, "Cleaning the Kingdom" to talk trash! First they take you on a land by land tour of every restroom in Disneyland, past to present, then they discuss the many unique and highly themed trash cans found throughout The Happiest Place on Earth.



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Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Minnie Episode 9 - Disney News Update: The Walt Disney Studio

In this news update, Ruthie and Chris discuss the latest happenings at Walt Disney Pictures, including details on the future Jungle Cruise movie, now in production, and discussions of the trailers for the new Star Wars film, Solo, premiering this weekend, Incredibles 2, Wreck-It-Ralph 2, Christopher Robin and Mary Poppins Returns. There is also a special tribute to the late Harry Anderson and some super fun Disney movie trivia.


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Thursday, May 17, 2018

Minnie Episode 8 - Disney News Update: Walt Disney World

In the second of a three part news update series, Chris and Ruth discuss the latest happenings at the Walt Disney World Resort, including new monorail rumors, Incredible Summer, new hotel parking overnight fees, alcohol being served in the Magic Kingdom and much much more. Also an oldie but a goodie returns with a special Disney Encyclopedia segment.


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Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Episode 95 - New Fantasyland 35th Anniversary

In May of 1983, Disneyland's "New Fantasyland" was magically unveiled for the first time. In celebration of this milestone, Jiminy Crickets looks back at the original Fantasyland of the 1950's and explores how Walt Disney's land of childhood dreams evolved throughout the years when it was then transformed into the land we all know and love today. In this jam packed episode you will not only learn the fascinating history of this magical realm, but will experience rare archival audio from the earliest days of Fantasyland up to the present.


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Sunday, May 13, 2018

Minnie Episode 7 - Disney News Update: The Disneyland Resort

It has been a while since Jiminy Crickets has covered the current happenings within The Walt Disney Company. In the first of a three part series of special news updates, Chris and Ruthie share their thoughts on many of the recent developments at the Disneyland Resort, including the return of the Horse-Drawn Street Cars and Dumbo Flying Elephants, Pixar Pier, Pixar Fest and the all new Pixar fireworks show, plus much, much more. In the next two episodes, coming soon, they will discuss Walt Disney World news and then the latest buzz over at Walt Disney Pictures.


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