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271: A 'Disney Wish' Come True

The Mad Chatters Podcast | Walt Disney World and Around the Disney Universe

Release Date: 10/04/2022

272: The Wonderful World of Disney: Class of 1997 show art 272: The Wonderful World of Disney: Class of 1997

The Mad Chatters Podcast | Walt Disney World and Around the Disney Universe

Twenty-five years ago, over a span of just two months, Disney and ABC gave us original films such as Tower of Terror, Toothless, and Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella. On this week's episode, we take a closer look at these films, as well as the Elijah Wood-starring version of Oliver Twist, and we break down what we love about them, what elements do and do not hold up in 2022, our biggest nitpicks and grievances, our memories of tuning in to The Wonderful World of Disney on Sunday nights, and much more! Plus, in another edition of "The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly," we share our picks for...

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271: A 'Disney Wish' Come True show art 271: A 'Disney Wish' Come True

The Mad Chatters Podcast | Walt Disney World and Around the Disney Universe

Come sail away with us on the brand new Disney Wish, on which we spent four days dining with Elsa and the Avengers, sipping cocktails in a galaxy far, far away, celebrating Halloween with Mickey and the gang, and rediscovering the joys of a relaxing and worry-free vacation. Join us for this special trip report as we discuss everything the newest Disney ship has to offer, as well as reminisce about our favorite memories from our first ever cruise. Plus, we touch on some of the new (and new-to-us) experiences at Walt Disney World, including the newly revamped Hoop-Dee-Doo Revue and Guardians of...

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270: Disney Legends Draft show art 270: Disney Legends Draft

The Mad Chatters Podcast | Walt Disney World and Around the Disney Universe

Now that the most recent class of Disney Legends has been named and inducted, we're taking this opportunity to discuss the Disney Legends whose projects and contributions to The Walt Disney Company have meant the most to us personally. Guest Guy Selga joins us for a Disney Legends Draft, in which we each compile a team of ten Disney Legends we want to pay special tribute to. Help us celebrate these outstanding men and women as we discuss the impact they've had on the Disney community and Disney history. Also on this episode, we go "Behind the Magic" of one of our favorite characters, Sonny...

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269: Mad Chatters Potpourri show art 269: Mad Chatters Potpourri

The Mad Chatters Podcast | Walt Disney World and Around the Disney Universe

The Mad Chatters are back this week to do some mad chatting in the form of some of our favorite segments. Join us for a grab bag of games, segments, and silliness, including: Alternate Titles (For this game, we took the names of various Walt Disney World experiences and replaced every word with a synonym for that word. Can you guess the attraction?) Madsterpiece Theater The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (We share our picks for the best and worst walk-up windows in WDW.) 11-Second Rants And MORE! If you want to interact with us online, we’d love for you to connect with us...

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BONUS EPISODE: The Evolution of Cruella de Vil (from Dizney Coast to Coast) show art BONUS EPISODE: The Evolution of Cruella de Vil (from Dizney Coast to Coast)

The Mad Chatters Podcast | Walt Disney World and Around the Disney Universe

Over on the Dizney Coast to Coast podcast, our friend Jeff DePaoli (whose show is currently on hiatus) has been spotlighting other Disney podcasts, including our own. To return the favor, we're bringing you one of our favorite episodes of his show, which he recorded with fellow friend and podcaster Courtney Guth. On this episode, Jeff and Courtney take a look at the evolution of Cruella de Vil, from her first appearance in the original book "The Hundred and One Dalmatians," to Walt Disney's portrayal of her in the animated classic "One Hundred and One Dalmatians," Glenn Close's live-action...

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268: Our Pitch for “The Amazing Race: Walt Disney World Edition” show art 268: Our Pitch for “The Amazing Race: Walt Disney World Edition”

The Mad Chatters Podcast | Walt Disney World and Around the Disney Universe

With the recent return of The Amazing Race, which is currently airing its 33rd season on CBS, we thought it would be fun to dream up a season of the show that took place entirely on Walt Disney World property. We asked Dan Heaton, host of podcast and fellow fan of the CBS reality show, to help us come up with ideas for challenges teams would have to complete if The Amazing Race were to have a Walt Disney World-themed season. Come join the fun as we share the wacky tasks, challenging obstacles, and Disney-themed escapades we’d love to see teams face throughout the parks and resorts (48:56)....

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267: The 2021 Chatties show art 267: The 2021 Chatties

The Mad Chatters Podcast | Walt Disney World and Around the Disney Universe

It’s time to play the music. It’s time to light the lights. It’s time to raise the curtain on our annual awards night. We proudly present: The 2021 Chatties! As we celebrate the dawn of a new year, we also want to take a moment to look back at the year that just concluded and highlight the best and worst moments throughout The Walt Disney Company during 2021. Tune in to find out what events, attractions, and moments will take home the biggest awards, including Best Addition to Walt Disney World, Biggest Disappointment, Entertainer of the Year, and much more. Pop some bubbly and tune in!...

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266: Mad Q Party + A runDisney Deep Dive With Brooke McDonald show art 266: Mad Q Party + A runDisney Deep Dive With Brooke McDonald

The Mad Chatters Podcast | Walt Disney World and Around the Disney Universe

Our favorite Disney questionnaire is BACK! This week, special guest Brooke McDonald joins us to answer ten random questions on topics such as Epcot food booths, WDW Christmas decorations we wish we could take home, ideas for future "Olaf Presents" shorts, and more! Plus, Brooke gives us the lowdown on the Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend that took place earlier this month. As Derek prepares for his first runDisney event in 2022, Brooke shares tips, stories, and exciting details of what to expect from a runDisney race. If you're a runDisney connoisseur, if you've ever considered...

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265: 50 Years, 50 Milestones - Part 2 (1996-2020) show art 265: 50 Years, 50 Milestones - Part 2 (1996-2020)

The Mad Chatters Podcast | Walt Disney World and Around the Disney Universe

Last week, to honor The World’s Most Magical Celebration, we highlighted 25 of the biggest moments that brought the vacation kingdom to where it is today, one for each year from 1971-1995. This week we are BACK to wrap up the list and pay tribute to one major milestone from each of Walt Disney World’s most recent 25 years, 1996-2020, and discuss why the impact of each moment is still felt today. Also on this week's show, guest Jennifer Lapsker helps us honor the Harmony Barber Shop on its 50th anniversary. We discuss the location's history, and Jen shares about her personal experience...

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The Mad Chatters Podcast | Walt Disney World and Around the Disney Universe

Now that The World’s Most Magical Celebration has officially kicked off, we’re taking time to pay tribute to Walt Disney World in our own way: by celebrating the biggest moments that brought the vacation kingdom to where it is today. Join us as we highlight one major milestone from each of Walt Disney World’s 50 years and discuss why the impact of that moment is still felt today. Also on this episode, friend and Disney Buzz cohost J.T. Landry helps us report on all of the celebrations, new fireworks, and biggest happenings that took place at the Walt Disney World Resort the week of...

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Come sail away with us on the brand new Disney Wish, on which we spent four days dining with Elsa and the Avengers, sipping cocktails in a galaxy far, far away, celebrating Halloween with Mickey and the gang, and rediscovering the joys of a relaxing and worry-free vacation. Join us for this special trip report as we discuss everything the newest Disney ship has to offer, as well as reminisce about our favorite memories from our first ever cruise. Plus, we touch on some of the new (and new-to-us) experiences at Walt Disney World, including the newly revamped Hoop-Dee-Doo Revue and Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind!

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