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Episode 132: Discovering Hollywood Studios Commissary & Grand Ave

Ian and Crystal take a look at more of Hollywood Studios, this time focusing on one of the newer areas.

Episode 131: The Animation Process

Crystal and Ian explore the animation process that made the Disney company famous.

From The Archives 2: War Disney

(Episode 15, originally aired June 15, 2018) Crystal and Ian discuss an often forgotten time is Disney's history. World War II.

From the Archives: The Haunted Mansion(s)

(Episode 3, originally aired on March 10th, 2018) Crystal and Ian discuss one of their favorite rides, The Haunted Mansion. Additionally, they discuss the different variations of the ride as it exists in Disney parks across the globe.

Episode 130: The Haunted Mansion (2003)

In the spirit of Halloween Crystal once again asks Ian to “Remember that movie” for the spooky film adaption of the Haunted Mansion. Watch the YouTube version here.

Episode 129: Discovering Hollywood Studios Animation Court & Echo Lake

Ian and Crystal continue their meandering exploration of Disney’s Hollywood Studios. They are only slightly lost… Watch YouTube version here.

Episode 128: The 1941 Animators Strike

Crystal and Ian discuss a pivotal but rather dark time in Disney’s history. Watch the YouTube version here.

Episode 127: Discovering Hollywood Studios BLVDs

Ian and Crystal head over to Disney’s Hollywood Studios in their discovering series, first exploring the two boulevards that make up the front of the park.Discovering Hollywood Studios BLVDs Watch the YouTube version here.

Episode 126: Wonderful World of Color

Crystal and Ian dive into Walt Disney’s second dive into the world of television. This time, in color! Watch the YouTube version here

Episode 125: Discovering Animal Kingdom Pandora

Ian and Crystal wrap up their adventure in Animal Kingdom with Pandora, World of Avatar. Watch the YouTube version here.

Episode 124: Marc Davis

This week, Crystal and Ian take a look at the life and work of one of the Nine Old Men, Marc Davis. Watch the YouTube version here.

Episode 123: Discovering Animal Kingdom Africa

Ian and Crystal’s adventure takes them to Animal Kingdom’s Africa. Watch the YouTube version here.

Episode 122: EPCOT The Original Concept

Crystal and Ian take a look at the original concept behind EPCOT, and furthermore the entire concept of what would become Walt Disney World Watch the YouTube version here.

Episode 121: Discovering Animal Kingdom Asia

Ian and Crystal explore Animal Kingdom’s Asia area, and learn about the things you can do (and drink!) there. Watch the YouTube version here.

Episode 120: The Evolution of Hybrid Movies

Crystal and Ian nerd out over the history of hybrid films over the last 120 years. Watch YouTube version here.

Episode 119: Discovering Animal Kingdom Dinoland USA

Ian and Crystal continue their adventure in Animal Kingdom, taking a stroll through one of Animal Kingdom’s most polarizing lands, Dinoland USA Watch the YouTube version here.

Episode 118: Disneyland the TV Show

Crystal and Ian take a look at Walt Disney’s first foray into television, and a large funding source of Disneyland to boot! Watch the YouTube version here.

Episode 117: Discovering Animal Kingdom Discovery Island

Ian and Crystal take their discovering series on to a new park. Let’s take a deep dive into Animal Kingdom’s Discovery Island. Watch the YouTube version here.

Episode 116: Ub Iwerks

Crystal and Ian explore the life of one of the most important figures in the Disney Company, Ub Iwerks Watch the YouTube version here.

Episode 115: Discovering Tomorrowland

Ian and Crystal take ride on the Tomorrowland Transit Authority and take in all of the sights of Tomorrowland. Watch the YouTube version here.

Episode 114: Park Reopening News and More!

There is a lot happening at Disney right now and Crystal and Ian are going to dive into it. Watch The YouTube version here.

Episode 113: Discovering New Fantasyland

Ian and Crystal explore the rest of Fantasyland, and discuss Disney’s current reopening strategy. Watch the YouTube version here.

Episode 112: Artemis Fowl Movie Review

Ian and Crystal have some… feelings on the new Artemis Fowl film. Watch the YouTube version here.

Episode 111: Celebration FL

Crystal and Ian go through the history and design of Disney’s first attempt at building a real city. Watch the YouTube version here.

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His name was George. We will see you all next week. Watch the YouTube version here.

Episode 110: Discovering Fantasyland, Castle Courtyard

Ian and Crystal explore the first of the three sections of Fantasyland, the Castle Courtyard. (Spoiler alert, there’s a lot in this one) Watch the YouTube video here.

Episode 109: Harriet Burns

Crystal and Ian learn about the background and accomplishments of Disney’s first female imagineer, Harriet Burns Watch the YouTube version here.

Episode 108: Discovering Liberty Square

Ian and Crystal continue their quarantine exploration of the Magic Kingdom, this week is Liberty Square. Watch YouTube version here.

Episode 107: Crystal’s Top 5 Disney Movies

Crystal goes over her top 5 (or 6… who’s counting) Disney films. Watch the YouTube version here.

Episode 106: Discovering Frontierland

Crystal and Ian get into the pioneering spirit as they explore Frontierland and dive into its history and details. Watch the YouTube version here.

Episode 105: Ian’s Top 5 Disney Movies

Ian goes over his top five (ok fine, seven) favorite Disney films. Watch the YouTube version here.

Episode 104: Discovering Adventureland

In this episode of Crystal and Ian’s quarantine adventure around the Magic Kingdom, they take a look at exciting world of Adventureland. Watch the YouTube version here.

Episode 103: Free Disney Mobile Games Round-Up

Crystal and Ian are trying to stave off Disney deprivation by checking out some free Disney mobile games. Watch the YouTube version here.

Episode 102: Discovering Main Street USA

Crystal and Ian are embarking on a multi episode long journey through the different lands that make up the Magic Kingdom. They are kicking things off, like anyone would, at Main Street USA. Watch the YouTube version here.

Episode 101: 101 Dalmatians (what did you expect?)

Crystal and Ian take a closer look at film that was a creative crossroads for Disney Animation Studios, the 1961 classic, One Hundred and One Dalmatians. Watch the YouTube version here.

Episode 100: Our Past, Present, and Future

Join Ian and Crystal as they take a look behind the scenes at the last two years of WD Carousel of Podcast, give an update on podcast production right now, given current events, and the plans for the future of the podcast and beyond. It’s been a wild ride thus far! and we have no…

BONUS EPISODE: COVID-19 at Disney

We thought it would be a good idea to go over some of what Disney is doing both in the parks and elsewhere to help combat COVID-19. Watch YouTube version here.

Episode 99: Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride

Ian and Crystal discuss one of Disney’s classic attractions, Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride, and it’s history in Disneyland, and its status as a defunct attraction in Walt Disney World. Watch the YouTube version here.

Episode 98: Onward Movie Review

Crystal and Ian review Pixar’s latest film, Onward. Watch the YouTube version here.

Episode 97: Aladdin Game(s) Review

Ian and Crystal review one of the earliest Disney videogames. Aladdin for Sega Genesis, and it’s subsequent versions and rereleases. Watch the YouTube video here.

Episode 96: Epcot Festival of the Arts 2020 Recap

Crystal discusses her recent visit to Epcot’s International Festival of the Arts, and some of the things that she experienced at one of Epcot’s shortest festivals. Watch the YouTube version here.

Episode 95: AP Advice: First Must-Do Rides

Crystal poses a question to her Annual Passholder group: What do you do right when you get to the park first thing? She and Ian go over the responses. Watch YouTube version here.

Episode 94: D+ Originals Round-Up

Crystal and Ian review their experiences with some of Disney+’s original content. Watch the YouTube version here.

Episode 93: Disney’s Boardwalk Resort

Crystal and Ian talk about another WDW resort. This time it’s Disney’s Boardwalk. Watch YouTube version here.

Episode 92: The Sword In the Stone

Crystal quizzes Ian on their recent view of Disney’s 1963 animated film: The Sword In The Store, as well as some history and trivia. Watch the YouTube version here.

Episode 91: Universe of Energy

Ian and Crystal dive into another one of Disney’s extinct attractions: The Universe of Energy Pavilion. Watch the YouTube version here.

Episode 90: Disney’s Yacht and Beach Club Resorts

Ian and Crystal discuss the history, experience, and amenities of Disney’s Yacht Club and Beach Club resorts Watch the YouTube version here.

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