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December 19, 2012

This weeks show was recorded live from the Buena Vista Theater on board the Disney Fantasy as part of Podcast Cruise 4.0 - The DIS Unplugged team is joined on stage by Disney Archivist Dave Smith and two announcements regarding The DIS and The DIS Unplugged are made. Call us toll free from within the U.S. at 877-310-9662 (outside U.S. call 407-574-5093).





 

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December 12, 2012

In this episode the team discusses the opening of New Fantasyland and the press events surrounding the ceremonies.In this episode the team discusses the opening of New Fantasyland and the press events surrounding the ceremonies. Thommy Sandvick also gives us his insight and tips on transportation at Walt Disney World and Kathy and Teresa tell us about Fantasyland in their latest 101 segment. Call us toll free from within the U.S. at 877-310-9662 (outside U.S. call 407-574-5093).

 

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December 5, 2012

In this episode Teresa Echols and Kathy Werling continue their 101 Series by touring Frontierland & Liberty Square in Magic Kingdom. Pete, Corey and Dustin also discuss specialty drinks around Downtown Disney. All that plus this week's news, housekeeping, and roundtable rapid-fire on this edition of The DIS Unplugged. Call us toll free from within the U.S. at 877-310-9662 (outside U.S. call 407-574-5093).

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November 28, 2012

In this episode the team discusses holiday events and decorations at the Walt Disney World theme parks and resort hotels. We are also joined by special correspondent Susan Carver as she discusses some of the major policy changes for renting a scooter at Walt Disney World. All that plus this week's news, housekeeping, and roundtable rapid-fire on this edition of The DIS Unplugged. Call us toll free from within the U.S. at 877-310-9662 (outside U.S. call 407-574-5093).

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November 21, 2012

In this episode the entire team discusses their impressions of the the new Be Our Guest restaurant in New Fantasyland at the Magic Kingdom. Pete and Dustin also take calls from listeners asking about their favorite things to do for the holidays at Walt Disney World. All that plus this week's news, housekeeping, and roundtable rapid-fire on this edition of The DIS Unplugged. Call us toll free from within the U.S. at 877-310-9662 (outside U.S. call 407-574-5093).

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November 14, 2012

In this episode the team discusses the 2012 Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party at Disney World's Magic Kingdom. Also, Kathy and Teresa tell us all about Adventureland in the Magic Kingdom as part of their 101 series. All that plus this week's news, housekeeping, and roundtable rapid-fire on this edition of The DIS Unplugged. Call us toll free from within the U.S. at 877-310-9662 (outside U.S. call 407-574-5093).

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  • Change.org Petition: Walt Disney World: Do not replace the Main Street Bakery with a Starbucks

 

 

 


  • Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party 2012

 

 


 

November 7, 2012

In this episode Kevin Klose discusses the Top 5 Best Breakfasts at Walt Disney World and gives us his pick for absolute best. Also, Pete and Dustin along with a few special guests give us their review of Disney's Boardwalk Resort. All that plus this week's news, housekeeping, and roundtable rapid-fire on this edition of The DIS Unplugged. Call us toll free from within the U.S. at 877-310-9662 (outside U.S. call 407-574-5093).

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October 31, 2012

In this episode, special correspondent Thommy Sandvick and the team discusses rumors including Disney's acquisition of Lucasfilm. We are also joined by special correspondant Rhaj Kokumal to talk about the various snack options across Walt Disney World. All that plus this week's news, housekeeping, and roundtable rapid-fire on this edition of The DIS Unplugged. Call us toll free from within the U.S. at 877-310-9662 (outside U.S. call 407-574-5093).

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October 26, 2012

In this week's show the DIS Unplugged team discusses their first impressions of New Fantasyland after visiting during previews. The team also talks about the recent third annual Food and Wine Classic held at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort. All that plus this week's news, housekeeping, and roundtable rapid-fire on this edition of The DIS Unplugged. Call us toll free from within the U.S. at 877-310-9662 (outside U.S. call 407-574-5093).

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October 17, 2012

This week Pete and Dustin give us their review of their recent stays at Disney's Polynesian Resort. Dustin also discusses his experience going on Disney Cruise Line from a single guy's perspective. Call us toll free from within the U.S. at 877-310-9662 (outside U.S. call 407-574-5093).

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October 10, 2012

This week's show was recorded live from Holborn Bars in the beautiful city of London, England. In a pre-recorded segment, Muggsie Mackintosh tells the team all about Busch Gardens Tampa. Whitney Yruela also discusses having a spouse that is not a huge Disney fan. Call us toll free from within the U.S. at 877-310-9662 (outside U.S. call 407-574-5093).

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October 3, 2012

In this week's show John, Kevin, and Shaun discuss the special events celebrating the 30th anniversary of Epcot. We also talk to listeners Liz and Eric Anderson, Ryan Sherber and Pat Fulton to hear about this year's Tower of Terror 10-Miler. All that plus this week's news, housekeeping, and roundtable rapid-fire on this edition of The DIS Unplugged. Call us toll free from within the U.S. at 877-310-9662 (outside U.S. call 407-574-5093).

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September 26, 2012

In this week's show Kathy and Teresa give us their first installment of their Magic Kingdom 101 series as they tell us all about Main Street USA. Also, Julie Martin tells us about her experience at Disney on Ice: Rockin Ever After. Call us toll free from within the U.S. at 877-310-9662 (outside U.S. call 407-574-5093).

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  • We Want To Hear From You!
    • Tell us about something you haven't yet done at Walt Disney World ? or maybe something that you're too scared to do! We're collecting listener responses for an upcoming segment so either call us at 877-310-9662 (outside U.S. call 407-574-5093) and leave a voicemail, or send us an email at podcast@wdwinfo.com.
September 19, 2012

In this week's show we're live from the Lusitano Club in Ludlow Massachusetts at The New England DIS Meet fundraiser for Give Kids The World. We discuss the great time we had in New England and the events for Give Kids The World that helped raise $14,000! All that plus this week's news, housekeeping, and a special Massachusetts-related roundtable rapid-fire on this edition of The DIS Unplugged. Call us toll free from within the U.S. at 877-310-9662 (outside U.S. call 407-574-5093).

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  • We Want To Hear From You!
    • Tell us about something you haven't yet done at Walt Disney World - or maybe something that you're too scared to do! We're collecting listener responses for an upcoming segment so either call us at 877-310-9662 (outside U.S. call 407-574-5093) and leave a voicemail, or send us an email at podcast@wdwinfo.com.
September 13, 2012

In this week's show the team tells you all about their experiences at the first Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party of the season at Magic Kingdom. From trick-or-treating around the park to tips on photographing and videotaping the Hallowishes! fireworks and Mickey's Boo-To-You Parade, we have you covered for this special hard ticket event! All that plus this week's news, housekeeping, and roundtable rapid-fire on this edition of The DIS Unplugged. Call us toll free from within the U.S. at 877-310-9662 (outside U.S. call 407-574-5093). 

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  • We Want To Hear From You!
    • Tell us about something you haven't yet done at Walt Disney World ? or maybe something that you're too scared to do! We're collecting listener responses for an upcoming segment so either call us at 877-310-9662 (outside U.S. call 407-574-5093) and leave a voicemail, or send us an email at podcast@wdwinfo.com.
September 5, 2012

In this week's show Corey Martin will tell us all about the drink options around the monorail resorts in his first installment of "Drinks Around The World." We also hear some insight on how to stay safe while enjoying your stay at Walt Disney World from our newest DIS Unplugged Special Correspondent, and local law enforcement officer, Susan Carver. All that plus this week's news, housekeeping, and roundtable rapid-fire on this edition of The DIS Unplugged. Call us toll free from within the U.S. at 877-310-9662 (outside U.S. call 407-574-5093). 

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  • DIS Unplugged Survey! — Best Walt Disney World Breakfast
    • What do you think is the best table service restaurant at Walt Disney World for breakfast? Click here to choose from our list or submit one of your own. Once the results are in, we'll send Kevin to the top five voted restaurants and get his take!
  • We Want To Hear From You!
    • Tell us about something you haven't yet done at Walt Disney World — or maybe something that you're too scared to do! We're collecting listener responses for an upcoming segment so either call us at 877-310-9662 (outside U.S. call 407-574-5093) and leave a voicemail, or send us an email at podcast@wdwinfo.com.
August 28, 2012

In this week's show it's all about dining at Walt Disney World. Kevin Klose will have his review of Captain Cook's Snack Company at Disney's Polynesian Resort. The team takes your phone calls answering any dining related questions you might have and getting your recommendations for great places to eat at Walt Disney World. All that plus this week's news, housekeeping, and roundtable rapid-fire on this edition of The DIS Unplugged. Call us toll free from within the U.S. at 877-310-9662 (outside U.S. call 407-574-5093). 

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  • DIS Unplugged Survey! ? Best Walt Disney World Breakfast
    • What do you think is the best table service restaurant at Walt Disney World for breakfast? Click here to choose from our list or submit one of your own. Once the results are in, we'll send Kevin to the top five voted restaurants and get his take!
  • We Want To Hear From You!
    • Tell us about something you haven't yet done at Walt Disney World ? or maybe something that you're too scared to do! We're collecting listener responses for an upcoming segment so either call us at 877-310-9662 (outside U.S. call 407-574-5093) and leave a voicemail, or send us an email at podcast@wdwinfo.com.
August 21, 2012

In this week's show, Pete Werner and Walter Echols compare Alaska cruises aboard the Norwegian Jewel and the Disney Wonder. Teresa Echols and Kathy Werling also tell us all about the Nova Scotia Give Kids The World meet earlier this month where DIS Fans raise nearly $6000 for Give Kids the World! All that plus this week?s news and roundtable rapid-fire on this edition of the DIS Unplugged. Call us toll free from within the U.S. at 877-310-9662 (outside U.S. call 407-574-5093).

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August 15, 2012

In this week's show Kathleen Bobbitt will talk about being a first time cruiser on board the Disney Dream and her experiences with her grandchildren aboard the ship. Kevin Klose and John Magi will have their review of the Disney Magic and its voyage through Canada. All that plus this week?s news and roundtable rapid-fire on this edition of the DIS Unplugged. Call us toll free from within the U.S. at 877-310-9662 (outside U.S. call 407-574-5093).

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August 8, 2012

 

In this week's show, Julie Martin and DIS Senior Editor Leah Zanolla discuss the It's A Small World nursery aboard the Disney Dream and some of their experiences with infants and toddlers on Disney Cruise Line. Walter Echols and Dustin West also chat with Corene Frye about their recent balloon ride over Orlando. All that plus housekeeping, news and roundtable rapid-fire. Call us toll free from within the U.S. at 877-310-9662 (outside U.S. call 407-574-5093).

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August 1, 2012

 

In this week's show, Kathy Werling and Teresa Echols have the latest installment of their Epcot 101 series where they discuss Mexico through the Italy pavilion around the World Showcase. We also chat with DIS Unplugged special correspondent, Thommy Sandvick, who has some Walt Disney World rumors. All that plus housekeeping, news and roundtable rapid-fire. Call us toll free from within the U.S. at 877-310-9662 (outside U.S. call 407-574-5093).

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July 25, 2012


In this week's show, the team discusses their favorite moments from the last 6 years and takes calls from listeners. Pete Werner interviews Jim Urry, VP of Entertainment and Port Adventures with Disney Cruise Line. Call us toll free from within the U.S. at 877-310-9662 (outside U.S. call 407-574-5093).

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July 18, 2012

 

In this week's show, Kathy Werling updates us on what's new at Walt Disney World, including the latest rehabs and changes. John Magi talks about strategies to stay cool and beat the heat while on vacation. Call us toll free from within the U.S. at 877-310-9662 (outside U.S. call 407-574-5093).

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July 19, 2012 - Disneyland Shows

In this week's Disneyland show, Tony talks about visiting all six Parks in one day and Wayne makes waves on another classic Disneyland attraction, plus news and roundtable rapid fire.

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July 4, 2012

 

In this week's show, the team discusses Podcast Cruise 3.0. We're joined at the table this week by a new DIS Unplugged correspondent, Thommy Sandvick, who discusses Downtown Disney at Walt Disney World and what really happened with the clubs at Pleasure Island. Call us toll free from within the U.S. at 877-310-9662 (outside U.S. call 407-574-5093).

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June 30, 2012

 

This week's show was recorded live from the Buena Vista Theater onboard the Disney Dream as part of Podcast Cruise 3.0 - guests include Disney Dream Cruise Director Natalie Bailey and the team of the DIS Unplugged Disneyland edition. Call us toll free from within the U.S. at 877-310-9662 (outside U.S. call 407-574-5093).

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June 20, 2012

 

In this week's show, DIS Senior Editor Leah Zanolla discusses the newly opened Cars themed suites at Disney's Art of Animation Resort and the new Casey Jr. Soak n Splash Station at Storybook Circus at the Magic Kingdom.. Call us toll free from within the U.S. at 877-310-9662 (outside U.S. call 407-574-5093).

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June 13, 2012


 

In this week's show, Kevin Klose and John Magi have their review of the food court at Disney's Art of Animation resort.  Corey Martin and Dustin West call in with a sneak peek at the new Cars Land and Buena Vista Street at Disney California Adventure. All that plus housekeeping, news and roundtable rapid-fire. Call us toll free from within the U.S. at 877-310-9662 (outside U.S. call 407-574-5093).

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June 14, 2012 - Disneyland Show

In this extra episode, the team discusses their impressions of Cars Land and Buena Vista Street after the Annual Passholder preview events.

 

 

June 6, 2012

 

In this week's show, the DIS celebrates its 15th anniversary and team shares their DIS stories, and listens to the stories of some of our listeners. The team also talk about Disney's Art of Animation Resort. All that plus housekeeping, news and roundtable rapid-fire. Call us toll free from within the U.S. at 877-310-9662 (outside U.S. call 407-574-5093).

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June 6, 2012 - Disneyland Show

In this week's Disneyland show, the team chats with Matt Ainsworth regarding his new book "The Disneyland Quest" and Mary Jo & Kelly review the new Cultivating The Magic guided tour, plus news and roundtable rapid fire. Also, the Disneyland team and several special guests discuss the 15th Anniversary of The DIS.

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May 25, 2012

 

In this week's show, the team discusses all the reasons why Walt Disney World fans need to take a trip to Disneyland in California for a change. As part of their Epcot 101 series, Teresa and Kathy have part 1 of dining around the World Showcase. All that plus housekeeping, news and roundtable rapid-fire. Call us toll free from within the U.S. at 877-310-9662 (outside U.S. call 407-574-5093).

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May 24, 2012 - Disneyland Show

 

In this week's Disneyland show, the team takes a look at all the summertime activities and openings at the Disneyland Resort , plus news and roundtable rapid fire.

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May 09, 2012

 

On this week's show, Julie Martin has a segment on the Magical Adventures of Ferris and Finley at Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge. Dustin West reports on the preview of Universal's Cinematic Spectacular: 100 Years of Movie Memories. Kathy and Teresa have their Epcot World Showcase 101 - part 1. All that plus housekeeping, news and roundtable rapid-fire. Call us toll free from within the U.S. at 877-310-9662 (outside U.S. call 407-574-5093).

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May 10, 2012 - Disneyland Show

 

In this week's Disneyland show, Tony has a review of the dinner buffet at Goofy's Kitchen , plus news and roundtable rapid fire.

 

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May 02, 2012
On a very special show, recorded from the DISboards.com Welcome Center in Cape Canaveral FL, several members of the team discuss their recent sneak peek of Disney’s Art of Animation Resort. Pete Werner, Walter Echols and Dustin West have their review of Disney’s Yacht Club Resort. John Magi and Kevin Klose review Simply Delicious Café & Bakery in Cocoa Beach FL. All that plus housekeeping, news and roundtable rapid-fire. Call us toll free from within the U.S. at 877-310-9662 (outside U.S. call 407-574-5093).

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April 26, 2012
In this week's Disneyland show, Tony has a review of the dinner buffet at Storytellers Café and Wayne points out some of the things you might not have noticed at Disneyland, plus news and roundtable rapid fire.

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April 25, 2012
In this week's show, we answer your Facebook to Facebook questions, the team remembers Bob Varley as the anniversary of his passing approaches, and Teresa Echols and Kathy Werling tell us about options for quick service dining in Epcot's Future World. All that plus housekeeping, news and roundtable rapid-fire. Call us toll free from within the U.S. at 877-310-9662 (outside U.S. call 407-574-5093).

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April 18, 2012
In this week's show, Pete Werner, Walter Echols, John Magi and Kevin Klose discuss their recent experience on Royal Caribbean's Oasis class ships, and how they compare to Disney Cruise Line. Kathy Werling and Teresa Echols have Epcot 101 - Future world. All that plus housekeeping, news and roundtable rapid-fire. Call us toll free from within the U.S. at 877-310-9662 (outside U.S. call 407-574-5093).

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April 12, 2012
In this week's Disneyland show, Nancy explores alternative transportation to the Disneyland Resort and Tom reviews the Discover the Magic guided tour, plus news and roundtable rapid fire.

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April 04, 2012
On this week's show, Kathy Werling and Teresa Echols continue their Park 101 segments with a discussion about dining options at Hollywood Studios and Transportation from Park to Park. Julie Martin has her The Magical Adventures of Ferris and Finley. All this plus housekeeping, news and roundtable rapidfire. Call us toll free from within the U.S. at 877-310-9662 (outside U.S. call 407-574-5093)

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March 29, 2012
In this week's Disneyland show, the team celebrates March Madness Disneyland style, plus news and roundtable rapid fire.

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March 28, 2012
On this week's show the team discuss the Disney Fantasy, and a few of the top threads. All this plus housekeeping, news and roundtable rapid-fire.

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March 21, 2012
On this week's show Pete Werner tells us about the exciting plans for The Disboards Welcome Center, Kathy Werling and Teresa Echols have their " Hollywood Studios 101" segment, and Kevin Klose has a review of the Pepper Market food court at Coronado Springs. All this plus housekeeping, news and roundtable rapid-fire.

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March 15, 2012
In this week's Disneyland show, Tom talks about his Leap Day experience and Nancy & Mary Jo review the spa at the Grand Californian Hotel, plus news and roundtable rapid-fire.

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March 07, 2012
On this week's show, John Magi and Kevin Klose talk about the Tables in Wonderland Event they attended. Kathy Werling and Teresa Echols discuss "One More day" at Magic Kingdom. John and Kevin also tell us about their time Spent in New York for the Disney Fantasy Christening. All this plus housekeeping, news and roundtable rapid-fire.

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March 01, 2012
In this week's Disneyland show, Nancy & Tom have a review of Minnie's Fly Girls Charter Airline and the team discusses touring plans for a single-day visit, plus news and roundtable rapid-fire.

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February 29, 2012
On this week's show, Kathy Werling and Teresa Echols talk about quick service options at Animal Kingdom and Your questions and comments are read in a facebook to facebook segment. All this plus housekeeping, news and roundtable rapid-fire.

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February 22, 2012
On this week's show, special guest Courtney Robicheaux talks with the team about her experiences. Pete Werner has his review of the Disneyland Hotel , and Kevin Klose and John Magi have their review of "Riverside Mill" food court at Port Orleans Riverside, plus news, housekeeping and roundtable rapid-fire. Call us toll free from within the U.S. at 877-310-9662 (outside U.S. call 407-574-5093)


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February 15, 2012
On this week's show Kathy Werling tells us about "Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom" a new interactive card game at the Magic Kingdom, Kevin Klose has his review of "The Mara" at Animal Kingdom Lodge, and the team reads your emails, plus news, housekeeping and round table rapid-fire. Call us toll free from within the U.S. at 877-310-9662 (outside U.S. call 407-574-5093)


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February 09, 2012
On this week's show Pete Werner gives us the top 10 trip planning threads from DISboards.com, Teresa Echols and Kathy Werling discuss "Animal Kingdom 101" with the team and John Magi and Kevin Klose have a review of "Everything Pop" the food court at Disney's Pop Century Resort, plus news, housekeeping and round table rapid-fire. Call us toll free from within the U.S. at 877-310-9662 (outside U.S. call 407-574-5093)


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February 05, 2012
In this week's show the team discusses quick service dining options at Walt Disney World, Pete Werner talks about what you need to know if you are staying off property, plus news and roundtable rapid-fire. Call us toll free from within the U.S. at 877-310-9662 (outside U.S. call 407-574-5093)


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February 04, 2012
In this week's Disneyland show, Tony discusses his experience running the Tinker Bell Half Marathon and Nancy talks about romantic places to celebrate Valentine's Day at the Disneyland Resort, plus news and roundtable rapid-fire.

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January 19, 2012
In this week's Disneyland show, Tony reviews the Jolly Holiday Bakery Cafe and Wayne talks about what a Disneyland fan needs to know when traveling to Walt Disney World, plus news and roundtable rapid-fire. Call us toll free from within the U.S. at 877-310-9662 (outside U.S. call 407-574-5093)

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January 18, 2012
In this week's show John Magi and Kevin Klose have the 3rd and final segment oon their trip to Italy, Corey Martin tells us about The Exotic Driving Experience and Kathy Werling and Teresa Echols report on park rehabs, plus news, housekeeping, and roundtable rapid-fire. Call us toll free from within the U.S. at 877-310-9662 (outside U.S. call 407-574-5093)

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January 11, 2012
In this week’s show the team discuses some of the top threads on planning your Disney trip, Kevin and John talk about their recent trip to Italy, Julie talks about her trip to Legoland, plus news and roundtable rapid-fire. Call us toll free from within the U.S. at 877-310-9662 (outside U.S. call 407-574-5093)

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January 5, 2012

 

In this week's Disneyland show, the team reviews the hits and misses of 2011 and looks forward to 2012, plus news and roundtable rapid-fire. Call us toll free from within the U.S. at 877-310-9662 (outside U.S. call 407-574-5093)

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January 4, 2012
In this week's show Kevin and John talk about their recent trip to Italy, Kathy and Teresa discuss how to handle the parks when they are crowded, Kevin has a re-review of Narcoossee's, plus news and roundtable rapid-fire. Call us toll free from within the U.S. at 877-310-9662 (outside U.S. call 407-574-5093)

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