The Theme Park Podcast

The Theme Park Podcast

Dickerman, Scott Harris, and Jimmy D give you the inside scoop on the Orlando theme parks and get it right 87% of the time.... Show More

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October 19, 2019 44 min

On this weeks episode it is just a two man show as Jimmy D decided to not invite Scott and Dickerman a cruise... The guys run through the news of a Jason Bourne stunt show coming to Universal Studios, the Disney Skyliner is back up to speed, and foods at Galaxy's Edge now have more traditional descriptions. Then they talk about some interesting stories including items stolen from the parks and take a look at the injury report. ... Read more

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October 12, 2019 35 min

On this weeks episode of the show the guys talk about their experiences at Universal Studios Orlando's Halloween Horror Nights! What are the houses that are must see, how scary are the scare zones, and what kind of special foods can you expect. The guys talk about how much fun it was being transported into the world of Ghostbusters and Stranger Things. Scott confesses that he got scared multiple times. The Jimmy recommends a Ja... Read more

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On this weeks episode of the show the guys get a jumpstart on the Halloween festivities! Dickerman talks about his trip to Hall-O-Scream at Busch Gardens and checking out A Petrified Forest over the weekend. The Mouse announces that they have raised prices at the food stands all over the Walt Disney World Resort, amid fan pressure PhotoPass photographers have returned with Magician Mickey, OH AND a bee hive has invaded Hagrid's... Read more

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September 28, 2019 45 min

On this episode of the show we've got a special guest in the studio, Jeff Jones from The Animatronicans joins us to talk about their theme park based show! If you've ever wondered what happened to retired animatronic characters from the parks then this show is for you. Then Jeff talks about getting to experience a backstage tour of The Haunted Mansion. In the news the guys talk about getting a chance to experience the Disne... Read more

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On this weeks episode the guys run through all of the construction happening at the parks, Epcot has an entrance surrounded with construction walls while SeaWorld continues work on their new roller coaster. Then they discuss the upcoming artist to perform at Food and Wine, Scott tries to go to see Kingdom Hearts characters at Oogie Boogies Bash, and the Iron Man gets a ride in Paris! Plus Dickerman complains about safety restraints... Read more

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September 14, 2019 44 min

Not one but TWO new roller coasters are coming to Florida as both SeaWorld and Busch Gardens announced their upcoming attractions. The guys talk about which one they are more excited for, then they try to figure out why attendance has been down at all of the parks. In the news the guys discuss the latest with Super Nintendo World including something sounding remarkably close to MagicBands, themed sporks are no longer available at G... Read more

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September 7, 2019 45 min

One week into the Galaxy's Edge era and the reviews are through the roof everyone loves traveling to Batuu, but weirdly there haven't been big crowds. On this weeks episode the guys talk about how they've had no issues getting into the newest land at Disney's Hollywood Studios, Jimmy talks about how he fulfilled a childhood dream getting to play the Chewbacca role in the Falcon, and Scott complains about not being i... Read more

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It was a journey that many would not have undertaken but the crew of The Theme Park Podcast decided to go to the grand opening of Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge, yes that meant starting the day at 2am. On this weeks episode they discuss what the experience was like, their impressions of being on Batuu, and some of the things they purchased. Then in the news they run through all the theme park related news that was announced at D23 la... Read more

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This week one member of The Theme Park Podcast, Scott Harris got the opportunity to take part in the Annual Passholder sneak preview of the highly anticipated Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge on this weeks show he talks to the guys about his first impressions of the new area. They discuss the important things: how is the blue milk, which seat is the best on the Millennium Falcon, and how are the Ronto Wraps! Then they run through the l... Read more

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Filling in for Rauce on the Jim Colbert Show, Scott Harris got a chance to preview the opening of Star Wars Galaxy's Edge at Disney's Hollywood Studios. Scott runs through the upcoming rides and how patrons can enjoy both blue milk and green milk. Plus they discuss the new houses at Halloween Horror Nights.

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August 17, 2019 47 min

On a special edition of The Theme Park Podcast the guys are coming to you live from Universal Studios! The guys run through the latest news for Halloween Horror Nights including more Rob Zombie content, a movie marathon lagoon show for your viewing pleasure, and they discuss some of the origins of event. Plus they run through what happens when you head in to Camp Jurassic (spoiler alert: you lose your child for multiple hours) and ... Read more

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On this weeks episode Dickerman and Jimmy D talk about how everyone seems to get to experience Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge expect them. They read through peoples reviews of the the ride, food, and the Blue Milk. Dickerman discusses getting ready to stay at Animal Kingdom Lodge and his hopes of getting a giraffe to peak through his window. In the news Halloween Horror Nights adds another house, Jordan Peele's Us. Plus SeaWorld ... Read more

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This week a massive news was announced when Universal Studios unveiled initial details about their newest theme park, Epic Universe. Although the announcement didn't have much along the line of what IP will be featured in the park that didn't stop the guys from putting on their speculation hats and guess what could be added. Then in the news they run through more Halloween events coming to Orlando, alcoholic drinks that'... Read more

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July 27, 2019 44 min

On this weeks episode, one member of the show has the ability to attend the Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge passholder preview and the other two are very supportive. They talk about the return of Killer Klowns from Outer Space to Halloween Horror Nights, the latest holiday festivities that Disney has added for New Years Eve. In the news donuts get removed from the dining plan, Disneyland is getting a Spider-Man ride, and the Rainbow T... Read more

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July 23, 2019 39 min

Yes the thermometer says that it is in the dead of summer but we are merely weeks away from all of the Halloween festivities from beginning at the theme parks. Walt Disney World announced some new additions to Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party parade, Ghostbusters is heading to Halloween Horror Nights, and Hall-O-Scream has some primo deals on tickets. Then Jimmy talks about some of the new drinks and food items for consump... Read more

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July 16, 2019 22 min

We finally have the opening date for Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance and it will be opening here ahead of the launch at Disneyland! In the news how can you score 'free dining' at Walt Disney World, the Disney Skyliner is getting closer to taking flight, and a Hagrid's ride gets a new working schedule. In the forecast the keyword is hot!

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Are you ready to journey back to Hawkins? Stranger Things is returning to Halloween Horror Nights! The guys discuss whether or not this IP will be making more appearances at theme parks. Then they talk about all the different passes Universal Studios is offering for patrons to enjoy HHN. In the news the UP! A Great Bird Adventure gets re-tooled, the Disney Skyliner is closer to running, and Disney character buses will be hitting th... Read more

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July 3, 2019 32 min

Fourth of July weekend is here! Looking for a place to spend Independence Day AND enjoy some world-class fireworks? The guys run through some of patriotic festivities going on at Walt Disney World and Universal Studios. Then in the news they discuss the newest Magic Band for a certain webslinger, a change to the FastPass tiers at Hollywood Studios, and then they pour one out for the Cool Club. In the weekend forecast it is just one... Read more

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June 28, 2019 39 min

The menu for the 2019 Epcot International Food And Wine Festival has dropped and Jimmy and Scott run through some of the items they are looking forward to. In the news thievery has caused Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge to run low on sporks, get ready for Yeti's to invade Halloween Horror Nights, and some rumors get squashed with weird press releases involving the Tiki Room. Then the guys discuss the wild west that was Water Mania Read more

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On the latest show Jimmy D and Dickerman talk about their experience at Disney Villains After Hours at Magic Kingdom, which basically turns into them talking about all the desserts they ate and which characters they saw. Then Jimmy tells the guys about the new summer events at Typhoon Lagoon. In the news Scott discusses all the new Annual Passholder offerings throughout the summer. Oh then Dickerman and Scott apologize for recommen... Read more

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