Up the Waterfall

Up the Waterfall

A weekly discussion of Disney past, present, and future with Suzannah and Scott Otis! Suzannah has been sharing Disney info for over 10 years on zannaland.com and is happy to bringing her passion to this format. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/upthewaterfall/support... Show More

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July 10, 2020 64 min

In which we take a deep dive into the history of one of Epcot Center's original classic attractions with a very special guest appearance by Michael Crawford, author of The Progress City Primer!  

Up the Waterfall is a weekly podcast hosted by Zanna and Scott Otis. Discussions range from Disney history, to theorizing on what Disney's future holds! Anything is possible in Disneyland!   

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In which we celebrate our 30th ever episode by taking an extremely chaotic look at all of the items that have been adorning our set this whole time (minus episode one). Lots of cat footage in this one!  

Up the Waterfall is a weekly podcast hosted by Zanna and Scott Otis. Discussions range from Disney history, to theorizing on what Disney's future holds! Anything is possible in Disneyland!   

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In which we rank every Disney Resort in the continental US on a proper tier list. Which hotel will come out on top? Only time will tell!  

Disagree with our ranking? Make your own and let us know! https://tiermaker.com/create/utw-disney-resort-tier-list-403906?presentationMode=false  

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In which we discuss our picks for the top ten most underrated animated Disney films. Let us know your favorites down below, or if you disagree with some of our picks!  

Up the Waterfall is a weekly podcast hosted by Zanna and Scott Otis. Discussions range from Disney history, to theorizing on what Disney's future holds! Anything is possible in Disneyland!   

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Episode 13,
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In which we discuss the impact that author and futurist Jules Verne's literary works have had on Disney properties - films, rides, and shows. This is truly a trip around the world in 66 minutes!  

Silence is Betrayal. Black Lives Matter.  

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In which we discuss the changing way that an anniversary milestone has been celebrated at (mainly the U.S. specific) parks. Remember when?  

Up the Waterfall is a weekly podcast hosted by Zanna and Scott Otis. Discussions range from Disney history, to theorizing on what Disney's future holds! Anything is possible in Disneyland!   

Up the Waterfall, Season Two
Episode 11,
"Anniversary Celebrations"    

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In which we address the fact that we've been gone for multiple months and also Disney has been closed and also the world is ending. What does the future lie in store? Well certainly more episodes of Up the Waterfall, that's for sure.  

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In which we discuss the most game-changing special effects used all over Disney Parks. From projections to 3D technology, it could be anything! Let us know what some of your favorites are down below!  

Up the Waterfall is a weekly podcast hosted by Zanna and Scott Otis. Discussions range from Disney history, to theorizing on what Disney's future holds! Anything is possible in Disneyland!   

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In which we discuss some of the most recent controversial changes to Disney parks globally. It's a rectangular-table chat! Let us know your opinions on these down below!  

Up the Waterfall is a weekly podcast hosted by Zanna and Scott Otis. Discussions range from Disney history, to theorizing on what Disney's future holds! Anything is possible in Disneyland!   

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In which we discuss the history of Disney's use of the Grand Canyon as a setting, a design, and an inspiration. Spanning parks, films, and animated shorts, these influences are still out there today, so let's examine them! A grand idea!  

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In which we discuss our favorite scenic locations, quiet spots, breathtaking views, etc. at the Walt Disney World and Disneyland Resorts. All the while trying to come up with a fitting name for the episode.  

Up the Waterfall is a weekly podcast hosted by Zanna and Scott Otis. Discussions range from Disney history, to theorizing on what Disney's future holds! Anything is possible in Disneyland!   

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In which we discuss the second gate at the Disneyland Resort, from it's controversial past to it's in-progress updates. The future is limitless, even for a 'California-themed' theme park! Just remember, the egg rolls are the fastest.  

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In which we discuss the vast history of the attraction with the most performances of any stage show in the history of American theater! From the World's Fair to the dreaded 1993, let's see what has lead to the Carousel of Progress we have today.  

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In which we discuss some of the places Disney Parks have really innovated the industry, or really fallen behind the times. This could get pretty controversial, folks!  

Up the Waterfall is a weekly podcast hosted by Zanna and Scott Otis. Discussions range from Disney history, to theorizing on what Disney's future holds! Anything is possible in Disneyland!   

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Episode 3,
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In which we discuss the rich and musical backstory of Disney on Broadway! Which show is your favorite? Mine is The Lion King, but man, that soundtrack for the Hunchback of Notre Dame.. that hits different..  

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January 13, 2020 64 min

In which we discuss how Disney parks came into our lives, and what paths led us to the Disney fans we are now. It's a personal episode, y'all!

Up the Waterfall is a weekly podcast hosted by Zanna and Scott Otis. Discussions range from Disney history, to theorizing on what Disney's future holds! Anything is possible in Disneyland! 

Up the Waterfall, Season Two
Episode 1,
"Our Disney Story"    

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In which we continue take a look back at some of the greatest moments in the history of Disney's Hollywood Studios park. Star Wars Weekends time! What? It's every weekend now? I'll allow it. 

Up the Waterfall is a weekly podcast hosted by Zanna and Scott Otis. Discussions range from Disney history, to theorizing on what Disney's future holds! Anything is possible in Disneyland!   

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In which we take a look back at some of the greatest moments in the history of Disney's Hollywood Studios park, or as it was originally named, Disney MGM Studios Park. Sounds dangerous! 

Up the Waterfall is a weekly podcast hosted by Zanna and Scott Otis. Discussions range from Disney history, to theorizing on what Disney's future holds! Anything is possible in Disneyland!  

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In which we take a thorough look at the content and usage of Disney's new streaming service, Disney+. Bonus points if you set your profile avatar in the app to be 'Nick Jonas' from Camp Rock!


Up the Waterfall is a weekly podcast hosted by Zanna and Scott Otis. Discussions range from Disney history, to theorizing on what Disney's future holds! Anything is possible in Disneyland! 


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In which we explore all of the changes to the Christmas-themed celebrations at Disneyland and Disney California Adventure. A little Viva Navidad anyone?


Up the Waterfall is a weekly podcast hosted by Zanna and Scott Otis. Discussions range from Disney history, to theorizing on what Disney's future holds! Anything is possible in Disneyland! 


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"The History of Christmas at Disneyland&#...

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