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Thanksgiving Movie Cornucopia!

Thanksgiving Movie Cornucopia!

Thanksgiving has some tasty movies to enjoy, especially if you have the Disney-owned streaming service, Hulu. This week Colby and Darrell set the table for you by doing mini reviews of 3 Thanksgiving films: Paul Blart Mall Cop, Son in Law, and You’ve Got Mail. They share some of their favorite moments of each film, fun behind the scenes facts, and whet your appetite so that you might just want to snack on one of them after your Thanksgiving Day feast!

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Christmas in the Magic Kingdom

Christmas in the Magic Kingdom

Throw out those pumpkins and hang those lights because Christmas time is here! No place has more spirit than Christmas in the Magic Kingdom. This week Ben and Erica jump in the podcasting sleigh and discuss two ways to experience Christmas in the Florida’s original theme park. Bake some cookies, grab some hot cocoa, and cozy up to this week’s episode!

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Hocus Pocus 2 Review

Hocus Pocus 2 Review

29 years after the first Hocus Pocus was released, the long desired sequel has been released, exclusively to Disney+. After it originally flopped commercially, Hocus Pocus has become a much beloved cult classic, so was Disney able to keep the magic of the first film in its 2022 sequel? That’s what Blake and JJ are talking about this week, in celebration of Halloween coming in just a few days.

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Disney vs Universal

Disney vs Universal

Does Disney still hold the magic against Universal’s updated parks? Bryce recounts his recent trip to Orlando where he spends one day at Disney and one day at Universal. How do the parks compare in the world or rising ticket prices and bigger and bigger rides? This discussion plus a huge drop of Disney news on this week’s episode of Mouse House Weekly!

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Crazy Moments at Disney Parks

Crazy Moments at Disney Parks

Since the opening of Disneyland in 1955 every park has faced some scary and bizarre moments- things that not even Walt Disney himself could have foreseen. From Yippies shutting down the park, a guest that assaulted Tigger, loaded weapons on rides, or ashes being spread inside the Haunted Mansion, there are many notable things to discuss.

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Best Disney Movie of 2004

Best Disney Movie of 2004

Colby is celebrating his 18th birthday, so he and Darrell are debating which Disney movie is the best from the year of his birth, 2004! As Bryce mentioned last week, 2004 wasn’t a particularly strong year for Disney movies, BUT there are a few standouts! We’ve chosen The Incredibles and National Treasure to go head to head.  Colby will argue for The Incredibles and against National Treasure, while Darrell will argue for National Treasure and against The Incredibles.

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Disney Special Ticketed Events

Disney Special Ticketed Events

All Disney parks require tickets to enter, however did you know that there are many special events that require a ticket to gain entrance? Halloween and Christmas events come to the front of your mind, but Disney holds special events all year. Bryce and David discuss their favorite special ticketed events they have attended as well as talk about all the events they would love to see in person. Join them for a special discussion about these events…..no ticket required.

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Top 10 Rooms at WDW

Top 10 Rooms at WDW

From treehouse villas to cabin sheik, this week’s episode has the most unique rooms you can find at Walt Disney World. Ben and Erica breakdown their Top 10 unique rooms at WDW, complete with budget-friendly options to a room so exclusive you may not even know it exists! Don’t miss a room as you listen all the way to #1. 

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Top Disney Plus Halloween Picks

Top Disney Plus Halloween Picks

Once again the Halloween season has approached. This means pumpkin spice, scary decorations, and spooky movies. A lot of people prefer to watch very gory slasher movies like “A Nightmare on Elm Street” or John Carpenter’s 1978 classic “Halloween”. But as everyone knows, Disney is more family friendly. Whether you’re feeling nostalgic or you’re in the mood to enjoy a spooky family flick with loved ones, Disney+ has much to offer.

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D23 2022 Announcements

D23 2022 Announcements

D23 2022 took place last weekend and Disney gave us a lot to be excited about! They also gave us a lot to be confused, hopeful, optimistic, and disappointed about.  Bryce joins Darrell and Colby to discuss many of the announcements about Disneyland, Disney World, Disney movies, and Disney +. We’ll talk about Avengers Campus, Tiana’s Palace, Wondrous Journey, Mickey’s Toontown, Haunted Mansion, Tron Lightcycle Run, the return of Figment, Moana, Zootopia, Coco, Disney Villians, Encanto, and SOOOOO much more!

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D23 2022 Predictions

D23 2022 Predictions

David gives us some great new offerings at Disney World and Disneyland while adding some tips and tricks along the way. The every other year D23 convention draws thousands of attendees to the Anaheim Convention Center. Each convention holds many new announcements for parks, TV, and film from the Walt Disney Company. Bryce and David give their top three predictions about what announcements will be released at D23.

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Disney Wish Part 2

Disney Wish Part 2

Disney’s newest cruise ship has so many surprises that Ben and Erica need a second episode to cover everything! Set sail with us once again as we discuss the multi-level pool deck, new bars & lounges, and the exciting addition of a grown-up salon and barber shop. Plus, hear a little about Ben’s recent voyage aboard the Disney Dream, and how the Wish has affected the rest of the fleet. Cruising with Disney keeps getting more and more interesting!

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Disney Parks on Film

Disney Parks on Film

Over the decades Disney parks have been featured on film. Whether it is a full featured film like Saving Mr. Banks or an ABC sitcom like Full House, Disney has found a way to bring the excitement of the parks through this form of media. In this episode Rachel and Jeremiah talk about the best and worst of these. They go over some of their favorite moments on film that feature both Disney World and DIsneyland. What worked for them and what was a failure? Come join them in this fun conversation about Disney parks on film.

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Disney Plus Tiers

Disney Plus Tiers

Blake and JJ are bringing something quite new to the table in this week’s episode: a tier list. They’ve created a tier list of a majority of the most popular shows on Disney+, which include the Emmy-award winning Mandalorian to the most recent MCU show, Ms. Marvel. After talking about some of what they’ve done Disney lately, they jump into a quick explanation of a tier list, and get to work ranking the Disney+ shows on the tier list. Tier lists are really easy to use, and we’d highly recommend you trying it yourself on the link provided below, and sharing it on Facebook! We love to see other people’s rankings and opinions, and how they differ from each other. So go ahead and grab that tier list, and fill it out while you listen!

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Munch & Watch: The Princess and the Frog

Munch & Watch: The Princess and the Frog

The taste and sounds of New Orleans fill our bellies and ears this week! The Princess and the Frog is one of our favorite Disney animated movies. Is there a better way to talk about the music, characters, and story that we love than with a hot bowl of gumbo, a mouth watering beignet, or a thirst quenching mint julep?  No?  We didn’t think so either.  This episode was an absolute joy to “research” and we hope that it inspires you to watch the movie and enjoy some New Orleans cuisine!

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Adult WDW First Timer Trip

Adult WDW First Timer Trip

Remember that first trip to Disney World when you were a kid? What if your first trip happens in your 30s??? Join Bryce as he interviews his wife Lauren who just took her first trip to Disney World as an adult. They discuss the highs and lows of traveling to Disney as an adult for the first time. Stick around as they talk their favorite drinks at EPCOT while drinking around the world. See the world (Disney World) from a fresh set of eyes on this week’s episode of Mouse House Weekly!

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