Friday, November 10, 2017

Episode 83 - Armchair Imagineering Disney's Hollywood Studios

This week, Chris, Will and Ruthie share their thoughts on the recently announced west side hotel and parking structure project at the Disneyland resort in Anaheim, then Chris reviews some Disney live-action films he finally watched because his internet was out. For the main topic, our hosts do some "Armchair Imagineering," describing their ideas to improve Disney's Hollywood Studios.


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Monday, October 23, 2017

Episode 82 - The Nightmare Before Christmas

This week Chris, Ruthie and Will are joined by special guest Wendell Jones of Sideshow Sound Theatre for a very special Halloween episode! After Will and Wendell discuss their all new and completely original Halloween music album, dropping this week, the gang brings you six Disney news headlines. Then for the main topic they engage in a round table discussion on Tim Burton's immortal (pun intended) holiday masterpiece, "The Nightmare Before Christmas." In course, they share their favorite scenes, characters and songs, as well as some of the fascinating history behind this cult classic.

For further discussion on the score of "The Nightmare Before Christmas" - check out Sideshow Sound Theatre's "Halloween Supplemental"...  https://sideshowsoundtheatre.com/2014/10/31/halloween-supplemental-the-nightmare-before-christmas/


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Monday, October 9, 2017

Episode 81 - Epcot Center 35th Anniversary - A Walk Through the Original Park

This week, Chris and Ruthie bring you the latest Disney news headlines. Then for the main topic, in honor of the 35th anniversary of Epcot which was celebrated on October 1st, Chris and Ruth do a complete walk though of what the park was like on October 1st 1987, the 5th anniversary of the park. They discuss all the attractions, shops, restaurants and exhibits that were in the park during its golden age.


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Monday, September 25, 2017

Episode 80: It's a Small World

This week Chris, Will and Ruthie discuss the latest in Disney news headlines followed by the final installment in their four-part series covering the 1964 New York World's Fair. For the final World's Fair episode, they delve deep into the long history of the "Happiest Cruise that Ever Sailed the Seven Seas," the classic Walt Disney musical attraction, It's a Small World.


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Sunday, September 17, 2017

Episode 79 - Disney Music: Back to the 80's Edition

This week Chris and Ruth bring you a very special tribute to Disney Legend, Xavier Atencio. Then for the main topic, tease your hair, grab your shades and put on your single sparkly glove! It's time to go back to the 80's for a totally rad musical walk down memory lane, featuring 30 classic Disney tunes, from the famous to the obscure.


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Thursday, August 31, 2017

Episode 78 - The New York World's Fair: Ford Magic Skyway

This week, after the latest Disney news headlines, Chris and Ruthie bring you the third installment of the Jiminy Crickets 1964 New York World's Fair Summer Series. This time they will take an in depth look at what is perhaps the least remembered Disney pavilion at the Fair, the Ford Magic Skyway.  Chris and Ruth discuss the pavilion's planning design and construction, take an extensive tour of all the exhibits you would have found there, and then discuss the many ways that, in its aftermath, the Magic Skyway would go on to impact Walt Disney Imagineering for many decades to follow.


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Monday, August 14, 2017

Episode 77 - Welcoming Ruth to the Show & More D23

This week Jiminy Crickets welcomes its brand new co-host, Ruthie Brown to the show. After a get to know Ruthie Q&A, Chris and Ruth discuss the latest Disney news headlines. For the main topic, Chris and Ruth wrap up the discussion started on the last episode, sharing their thoughts on several Walt Disney World and Disneyland theme park announcements made this past July at the 2017 D23 convention.


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Monday, July 31, 2017

Episode 76 - 2017 D23 Expo News and Opinion

This week Chris and Will bring you important news regarding some big changes coming to the Jiminy Crickets Podcast and the future of the show. They then discuss and express their feelings and opinions on many of the recent announcements made at the 2017 D23 Expo in Anaheim this past July.


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Sunday, July 16, 2017

Episode 75 - Main Street USA

This week all "Three Caballeros" are at last together again for a very special episode in honor of Disneyland's 62nd Anniversary, which opened on July 17th 1955. Chris, Todd and Will discuss one of the most beloved themed areas in all the Disney parks, Main Street USA, starting with the California original and the Florida follow-up. Then they travel across the globe to discuss all the incarnations of Main Street in overseas Magic Kingdom style parks, including Tokyo, Paris, Hong Kong and Shanghai.


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Monday, July 3, 2017

Episode 74 - Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln

This week, for their special 4th of July episode, Chris and Todd kick off the show with some Disney news headlines. Then for the main topic, they feature part two of the Jiminy Crickets 1964 New York World's Fair special  summer series with a patriotic tribute and the history behind one of Walt Disney's greatest contributions to America, Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln.


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Monday, June 26, 2017

Episode 73 - The Rescuers 40th Anniversary

This week Chris and Todd read listener emails and share a few of their thoughts on the controversial film "Song of the South," followed by the latest Disney news headlines. For the main topic they bring you an in depth discussion and heartfelt tribute to Disney's 23rd full-length animated feature "The Rescuers," which is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year.


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Monday, June 19, 2017

Episode 72 - Movie Ideas Inspired By the Disney Parks

This week Chris, Todd and Will bring you more Disney news headlines. For the main topic, over the past few months our intrepid hosts have voiced a lot of dismay over the recent barrage Disney movie remakes and sequels, so now, they finally put their money where their mouth is and each of them pitch their original ideas for movies based on existing Disney theme park properties.


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Monday, June 12, 2017

Episode 71 - The 1964 New York World's Fair - Part One: Progressland

This Week, Chris Todd and Will bring you more of the latest in Disney news headlines, introducing an all new news format. They then begin the first of a four part summer series covering all four of the Walt Disney created pavilions from the 1964 New York World's Fair, Part One is Progressland, a.k.a. The Carousel of Progress.


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Sunday, June 4, 2017

Episode 70 - Disney Songs - Our Personal Favorites

This week Chris and Will bring you another one of our very popular music episodes. They each share 12 of their all-time personal favorite songs from the Disney music library, with songs dating from the 1940's up to the present.


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Monday, May 22, 2017

Episode 69 - Disneyland First Timer Itineraries

This week, Chris, Todd and Will are joined by a special guest, Wendell Jones of the Sideshow Sound Theatre podcast network. After the latest in Disney news headlines, they hearken back to a segment not featured in quite some time: Encyclopedia, and Wendell brings a fun topic for round table discussion. For this week's main topic, Chis, Todd and Will each present Wendell with a unique Disneyland itinerary, meant for a first time visitor, and Wendell chooses the winner among the three suggested touring plans.


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