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Ride to Film Adaptations

Ride to Film Adaptations

Jungle Cruise starring The Rock and Emily Blunt that released in July is the latest in Disney films that are based on original theme park attractions. Bryce and David talk through the history of Ride to Film adaptions, the good, the bad, and the ugly (Haunted Mansion 2003?). Do you know all the movies based on Disney attractions? The guys also play armchair directors as they decide what will be the next great Disney film based on an original attraction. Read More…

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Best Disney Animated Movie Music

Best Disney Animated Movie Music

Rachel and Jeremiah are once again doing another fun bracket. This time they are tackling Disney animated music. Joining them is their daughter Kristen who loves Disney music. 16 amazing soundtracks are put up against one another. Together the Mouse House hosts will determine which Disney soundtrack they believe is the best. Read More…

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A Day at Universal Studios Orlando

A Day at Universal Studios Orlando

Visiting Universal Studios Orlando and Islands of Adventure are popular destinations for many who are in the area visiting Walt Disney World.  Colby and Darrell made their first visit to Universal Orlando in June, so this week they share what that experience was like.  Was the Velocicoaster as good as the hype?  Is the Express Pass worth the cost?  Is it possible to visit both Islands of Adventure and Universal Studios Orlando in the same day?  Hit the play button and find out these answers and much more! Read More…

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Making Sense of Genie+

Making Sense of Genie+

Fastpass is no more and the Genie will soon be out of the bottle. This week Ben, Erica, and Laura Beth welcome guest host Rachel Panhorst to help make sense of Genie+. How will this new system work, what are Lightning Lanes, and will Disney listen to the feedback about their new paid program? Join us as we dive into one of the biggest changes to the domestic Disney Parks in over a decade! Read More…

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Marvel Cinematic Universe: RANKED

Marvel Cinematic Universe: RANKED

Okay, yes, so MAYBE Blake and JJ are doing another bracket battle. They swear, this’ll be the last one from them for a while. However, in this week’s episode, they’re tackling a bracket battle of all of the MCU projects (movies and shows), breaking them all down to find their favorite MCU movie/show. After talking about what they have done recently, which heavily involve the parks, they get into breaking down the massive bracket of 27 MCU projects, which they tackle two at a time, talking quickly (or not so quickly) about what they find more appealing in both items, and choose one to move along in the bracket. Read More…

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Bryce and David Take on Disney World

Bryce and David Take on Disney World

Bryce and David just returned from a full week at Walt Disney World so naturally they have plenty to share! Restaurant reviews galore as they cover meals at Ohana, California Grill, and the Boathouse to name a few. They also discuss two once in a lifetime opportunities to take a VIP tour and visit Club 33 at Magic Kingdom. The parks are getting busier but fireworks are back too. Bryce and David discuss all the offerings as the summer is coming to a close at Walt Disney World! Read More…

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WDW 50th Anniversary Celebration

WDW 50th Anniversary Celebration

Beginning in October, Disney World will begin an 18 month celebration of its 50th anniversary!  Guests can expect to see many exciting things at each of the WDW parks, including EARidescent costumes and themes, makeovers to Cinderella’s Castle, Spaceship Earth, Tower of Terror, and the Tree of Life, and more.  New experiences with Ratatouille and Epcot Play Pavilion, Space 220 restaurant at Epcot, and nighttime spectaculars are also coming.  Laura Beth and Erica share all the details of what we currently know about the upcoming anniversary celebration to help you make the most of the festivities! Read More…

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From Mouse to Star

From Mouse to Star

Over the last 50 years, Disney television shows and movies have been responsible for launching countless stars. Some Disney stars remain in the public eye, while others fade away. In this episode Jeremiah and Rachel take a close look at individuals whose careers were made big because of Disney. They discuss each person’s beginnings and what they are doing now. Join in the fun conversation, you will be surprised who is on the list. Read More…

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Nostalgic Sounds of the Disneyland Resort

Nostalgic Sounds of the Disneyland Resort

It’s another episode with some great Mouse House Weekly content, and today Blake and JJ are going on a very unique and out-of-the-ordinary route and doing a bracket battle. This time, they’re joined by the fantastic and far superior member of the Mouse House, Jeremiah, to fill out the bracket that JJ has created, featuring the most nostalgic sounds in the Disneyland Park. Read More…

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Lessons Learned from a First Time Planner

Lessons Learned from a First Time Planner

Planning your first Disney family vacation is no simple task.  That’s why Magical Vacation Planners like Ben, Erica, and Laura Beth are available to help families get the most out of their Disney vacation and avoid rookie mistakes.  This week these MVPs welcome Darrell to their episode, and talk to him about the lessons he learned from planning his family’s first WDW vacation. Read More…

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America at Disney

America at Disney

Walt Disney was a known patriot and that love of America reverberated in Disneyland. From Main Street USA to Liberty Square, the heartbeat of America lives at Disney Parks. Celebrate the Fourth of July with the best Patriotic moments and attractions at Disney Parks. Bryce and David recount their favorite moments and attractions at the parks that spark that spirit of America! Read More…

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Anastasia: The Real Story

Anastasia: The Real Story

When Disney bought FOX, Anastasia became a Disney princess in the same way Princess Leia did.  The 1997 FOX animation film staring Meg Ryan, John Cusak, Kelsey Grammar, Bernadette Peters, Angela Lansbury, Christopher Lloyd, Hank Azaria, Liz Callaway and, Jim Cummings.

Based on the real-life story of Anastasia, the Rachel and Jeremiah talk about how the movie compares to the actual events, and the mystery of Anna Anderson, who claimed to be the real Anastasia. Read More…

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The Falcon and The Winter Soldier and WandaVision Discussion

The Falcon and The Winter Soldier and WandaVision Discussion

The Marvel Cinematic Universe has moved into a whole new corner of media: our televisions. This year, we’ve seen the release of the MCU’s first (canon) television series debut on Disney+, WandaVision and The Falcon and the Winter Soldier. In this week’s episode, Blake and JJ are here, discussing both of these shows, talking about their pros and cons, and giving our own personal praises and critiques. Then we will talk about the upcoming MCU television shows, and what they can bring to the table in the future. Read More…

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Prepping for our First Disney Trip

Prepping for our First Disney Trip

We’re going to Disney World! Okay maybe that’s not as big of a deal for some of the other hosts here on Mouse House Weekly, but for Darrell and Colby, it’s the first time our family has traveled to the parks.  If you’re a first timer to WDW, you’re probably feeling as overwhelmed as we are.

This week we share tips on how we prepared for our fist Disney trip that we think you’ll find helpful, AND we even have a bonus tip for all of you planning to visit Universal Studios. Read More…

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