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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Friday, May 4, 2018

Minnie Episode 6 - Will Dodson's Spring 2018 Walt Disney World Trip Report

In our sixth unedited "Minnie" episode, we welcome back Will to the show to describe his recent visit to Walt Disney World.



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Monday, April 30, 2018

Episode 94 - The Disney Channel 35th Anniversary

In this jam packed episode Chris and Ruthie take an extensive look back to the early years of the Disney Channel. which went on the air 35 years ago this past April. Together they discuss the first five years of the premium cable network, highlighting the many original series, Disney Channel specials and made for TV movies spanning from 1983-1988. Lot's of rare theme songs are included as well!


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Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Episode 93 - Disney Music of the 1990's

This episode Chris and Ruthie return to a popular favorite among the Jiminy Crickets listeners, with another all-music episode. This time they cover the many wonderful Disney songs written and produced throughout the decade of the 1990's



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Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Episode 92 - Tokyo Disneyland Celebrating 35 Years

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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Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Episode 91 - Chip 'n Dale

This episode opens with several listener comments from the all-new Jiminy Crickets Facebook group. Then for the main topic, Chris and Ruthie go over the storied career of two of Disney's most lovable characters, covering their origins, their theatrical shorts, life after their movie career and their popular television series, "Chip 'n Dale's Rescue Rangers," which is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year!

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Saturday, March 24, 2018

JC Minnie Episode 005 - Walt Disney World Trip Report Bonus - Animal Kingdom

In the final installment of a five part series of unedited "Minnie" episodes, Chris and Ruth go into further detail on their recent impressions of the Walt Disney World Resort. This episode covers Disney's Animal Kingdom.

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Tuesday, March 20, 2018

JC Minnie Episode 004 - Walt Disney World Trip Report Bonus - Hollywood Studios

In part four of a five part series of unedited "Minnie" episodes, Chris and Ruth go into further detail on their recent impressions of the Walt Disney World Resort. This episode they discuss Disney's Hollywood Studios park, the All-Star Movies resort and quick service meals in the Disney parks.


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Friday, March 16, 2018

JC Minnie Episode 003 - Walt Disney World Trip Report Bonus - Epcot Center

In part three of a five part series of unedited "Minnie" episodes, Chris and Ruth go into further detail on their recent impressions of the Walt Disney World Resort. This episode covers Epcot Center.


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Monday, March 12, 2018

JC Minnie Episode 002 - Walt Disney World Trip Report Bonus - The Magic Kingdom Part 2

In part two of a five part series of unedited "Minnie" episodes, Chris and Ruth go into further detail on their recent impressions of the Walt Disney World Resort. This episode is part two of a two part discussion on the Magic Kingdom, and includes some impressions on the Monorail resorts.


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