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Pixar Battle

Pixar Battle

After Soul came out on Christmas Day 2020, and we loved it so much, we got to thinking…where does Soul rank among the rest of Pixar films.  Of course, that led us to wondering how we’d even rank all the Pixar films.  So we set out to refamiliarize ourselves with each Pixar movie, and become familiar with any of them we hadn’t yet seen.  After that, we each assembled our own lists ranking each Pixar movie from 1 to 23.  WOW!  That was a VERY tough exercise, and it was a lot fun comparing our lists.  Check it out in this week’s episode.  Read More…

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Disney’s Riviera Resort Overview

Disney’s Riviera Resort Overview

This week Ben, Erica, and Laura Beth are giving you an overview of Disney’s Riviera Resort! Darrell and Colby will be calling this their home away from home later this summer, so we wanted to give them a sneak peek. Come along as we cover the resort’s theme, rooms, dining and transportation. This could be the perfect spot for your next Disney vacation!  Read More…

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Madalorian Season 2 Discussion

Madalorian Season 2 Discussion

Mandalorian Season 2 is arguably one of the best things to have come out of 2020. In this week’s episode, Blake and JJ are joined by fellow Mouse Houser Jeremiah to discuss the latest season from the Mandalorian. After talking a little bit about the latest news regarding the Disneyland annual passes, we get into talking about our favorite moments from the season, which episodes we loved and which episodes were more “forgettable” or “filler”. Then, they talk about the future of the Mandalorian and the Boba Fett spinoff series. Tune in to this episode to hear our thoughts and predictions! Read More…

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What Makes Disney’s Theme Parks So Unique?

What Makes Disney’s Theme Parks So Unique?

We all agree that visiting Disney parks is like no other theme park experience. This week Jeremiah and Rachel are joined by special guest Dan Heaton from The Tomorrow Society Podcast. Together they discuss what makes Disney’s many theme parks so unique. They discuss the secret behind the Disney magic, including rides and overall atmosphere that makes the parks so special.  Read More…

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Let’s Cook Disney 2: Electric Boogaloo

Let’s Cook Disney 2: Electric Boogaloo

It’s time to break out Mickey’s Gourmet Cookbook and see what delicious Disney delicacies we can dish up!  This time Darrell and Colby try two of Walt Disney’s personal recipes: chili, and roast beef hash.  We also try out Hawaiian Chocolate Brownies, cranberry chutney, and fried camembert cheese.  Read More…

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Disney World Grab Bag

Disney World Grab Bag

Even more changes are coming to Disney World! This week Bryce is joined by David and they discuss a grab bag of Disney World topics. Disney’s Magical Express just announced it will be ending complimentary service to Disney World from Orlando MCO. What does that mean for travelers and will the new high speed rail have a play? Disney also announced a big change in Extra Magic Hours. What would you do with 30 minutes before park opening in each of the theme parks. Plus our picks on Disney+ for this week! Read More…

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Ch,Ch,Changes Coming to Walt Disney World in 2021

Ch,Ch,Changes Coming to Walt Disney World in 2021

2021 is here and with it some changes at Walt Disney World. Join Ben, Erica, and Laura Beth as they discuss what’s coming, what’s going, and everything in between. On this episode they discuss Magic Bands, a new ride at Epcot, the return of Disney’s Blizzard Beach, and more! Read More…

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LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special Review

LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special Review

Happy holidays! JJ and Blake join together for this episode to talk about the recently released LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special. We discuss our favorite and most notable scenes, what and what doesn’t this movie accomplish as a holiday special, and if we’d add this movie to our annual holiday traditions. We also discuss the new Snow White’s Enchanted Wish ride being worked on in Disneyland, the new Book of Boba Fett series coming soon, Soul coming to Disney+ this Christmas Day, and what we’ve done Disney recently (most notably JJ’s first viewing of the Mandalorian).

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The Muppet Christmas Carol

The Muppet Christmas Carol

Is The Muppet Christmas Carol the best version of the Dickens’ classic ever brought to film?  Many believe it is and we tend to agree.  Joined by fellow Mouse Houser Bryce, Darrell and Colby share their thoughts on this holiday classic.

Along the way we discuss our favorite songs, share some fun facts about muppets, compare this version to other versions we’ve seen, and sit by in wonder as Bryce drops muppet knowledge bomb after muppet knowledge bomb.

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Holiday Gift Guide for the Disney Fan

Holiday Gift Guide for the Disney Fan

Bryce and Carly offer their favorite ideas for gifts to give that special Disney fan in your life. Whether it be official Disney merchandise or a cool independently designed gift from an online small shop, tune in for some great stocking stuffer ideas!

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WDW Attraction Bracket Competition

WDW Attraction Bracket Competition

We love bracket challenges at Mouse House Weekly and this week we are tackling 64 WDW attractions! Join Ben, Erica, and Laura Beth as they ride their way through all 4 theme parks and end up with the Best Ride at Walt Disney World. Think you know the top ride? Listen now to play along and see if you agree!

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Freaky Friday Showdown

Freaky Friday Showdown

Which Freaky Friday movie is the best: the 1976 version with Jodie Foster and Barbara Harris, or the 2003 version with Lindsay Lohan and Jamie Lee Curtis? This is a question that Jeremiah and Rachel will be exploring in this episode.  They take a look at the...

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Disney World from a Californian’s Perspective

Disney World from a Californian’s Perspective

Blake has just recently returned from his first visit to Walt Disney World! In this week’s episode, JJ asks Blake a variety of questions about his experience at the parks. Blake talks about where they stayed, how the experience was in comparison with his prior expectations, what the parks are like during COVID-19, rankings of the parks, and favorite and least favorite attractions. They also talk about some recent news involving Disney World expanding its capacity, Disney’s financial position as a company, and a new Darkwing Duck show coming to Disney+.

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Disney Plus Top Picks

Disney Plus Top Picks

Disney Plus turns one year old today! This last year has brought us a lot of enjoyment as we’ve spent time enjoying the wide variety of entertainment found on Disney Plus.  And as we’ve been unable to attend the Disney parks over the last several months, Disney Plus has been our primary source of getting that Disney fix we crave.  Read More…

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