On this very special episode of the best Disneyland Podcasts by the name Bobsleds and Banthas Scott and Aaron host the first annual Sleddie Awards Part 2 because the first part got messed up. Find out what content made the Banthas best of in 2021. Also we talk Bob Chapek’s salary, the Figment popcorn bucket the Moon Knight trailer.
On Episode 88 of the Disneyland Podcast Bobsleds and Banthas hosts Scott and Aaron talk about Bob Chapek’s pillars meme his love COVID; Pixar’s Turning Blue; The monorail mystery emerges and the hosts exchange much belated gifts before diving into the biggest hits and misses of 2021.
On this episode of the Bobsleds and Banthas Holiday Overlay, Nogsleds and Santas, Scott and Aaron talk about Aaron’s most favoritest winter movie of all time, The Snowball Express. Learn the difference between Dean Jones and Dean Cain, how to run a Donkey Engine and what 11 years of insurance industry knowledge can teach you about running a ski resort on this fantastically funny episode of Bobsleds. Also on this episode, Snowman, and some news from Disney+ and the Disneyland Resort.
On this episode of Bobsleds and Banthas holiday overlay episode, Nogsleds and Santas, Scott and Aaron talk about continued trouble with the Star Wars Hotel before getting into real gifts you can purchase for your Disney and Star Wars fan and a few made up ones that possibly you’ll be able to purchase when you wish upon a Star Wars.
On the first episode of Bobsleds and Banthas Holiday Overlay Nogsleds and Santas, Scott and Aaron discuss what the rules for Christmas movies are while tackling a list of some of their most loved and most hated Christmas films. As always there is a host of Disneyland news and lots of fun holiday banter.
On this episode of Bobsleds and Banthas Scott and Aaron head to the theater to review Ghostbusters Afterlife, don’t worry they find a way to talk about Disney and Star Wars too. Also on this episode the Mousekateenager gives her thoughts on Ghostbusters and sings a short ballad to the debut appearance of the Banthateenager.
On this jingle-rific episode of Bobsleds and Banthas everyone’s best Disneyland podcast about Star Wars Scott and Aaron talk about the Minecraft/WDW Partnership and Toontown Redesign is coming, Star Wars Rogue Squadron is not happening, DeVine returns at Animal Kingdom, It’s a small world is under water and Holiday festivities return to Disneyland. We then give a review of Disney Plus day hits and missed and a short spoiler free review ofShang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.
On this episode Scott and Aaron talk about the Book of Boba Fett trailer, the Home Alone: This Time More Homey, trailer, Disney plus day and then we recount the Robbins recent trip to Disneyland and Disney’s California Adventure including their stay at the Grand Californian.
We took the week off so Aaron could visit Disneyland. Here is what’s coming up on Bobsleds and Banthas.
Scott and Aaron are joined by Mark Andrada from the We Like Theme Parks podcast to talk about the Highschool Musical inspired teen zombie movie, Disney’s Z-O-M-B-I-E-S! We also talk about Disney raising prices for Disneyland, The Main Street Electrical Parade may be coming back, Hayden Christensen shows up in ANOTHER Star Wars show;Lightning Lane launches in Florida, and we get a peak what a guaranteed spot in line will cost you.
On this episode Scott and Aaron review all of Disney’s Haunted attractions from Disneyland’s Haunted Mansion to Mystic Manor in Hong Kong, before that the Banthas Boys discuss, Zombie Captain American in the parks, Lighting Lane specifics, Tinker Bell’s pineapple preference and why Inside the Magic is making us feel more and more outside the realm of reasonable, its a spooktacular edition of Bobsleds and Banthas that you wont want to miss.
On this episode of the Disneyland and Star Wars podcast Bobsleds and Banthas host Scott and Aaron discuss and give mini reviews of the 2003 horror bore comedy Haunted Mansion film starring Eddie Murphy and the newly released Muppets Haunted Mansion where On Halloween night, Gonzo is challenged to spend one night in a Disneyland inspired Haunted Mansion. In the news we talk about Universal Studios vs Disney and what you will be allowed to pay to wait in line for at Disneyland.
It’s season two of Cobwebs and Phantoms the yearly transformation of Bobsleds and Banthas into everyone’s favorite fall time festival of talking. On this episode we talk about the end of the ScarJo lawsuit, A nightmare situation for magic key holders, the return sort of of character meet and greets and in the main segment we talk about Disney’s Chilling, Thrilling Sounds of the Haunted House, while presenting an original audio drama set to the famous track Martian Monster.
On this episode of the Disneyland and Star Wars podcast Bobsleds and Banthas, Scott and Aaron talk about non news stories including a restaurant too popular to open at Disneyland and public secret Disney deal with Southwest Airlines. We also talk about Hey Disney, Amazon and some exciting copyright law regarding the Avengers. On our main segment we give a full and fun review of Star Wars visions the Anima inspired series of shorts set in the Star Wards universe…maybe.
On this episode of Bobsleds and Banthas we talk about Who Framed Jessica’s Dark Ride, Space 220 Restaurant, The problem with Inside the Magic news, Star Wars Visions, Club 33 Mugs and in the main segment we get really Rocky but not that Rocky with a mixed up Adventureland Map.
On this the spectacular 75th episode of Bobsleds and Banthas we discuss whether or not Mickey Mouse has an anger problem, if Avatar is a worthy IP and the reboot of Doogie Howser. Aaron and Scott take Buzzfeed quiz and the share their thoughts on Hollywood reboots, McDonald’s Happy Meals and the changes coming to Roger Rabbits Cartoon Spin.
On this episode of the Disneyland podcast Bobsleds & Banthas the Bantha Boys talk about Disneyland’s new Waterfront Dining, IsThe Tom Sawyer Hatchet Mystery is Solved?, Fight breaks out on Disney World Ferry, Universal holds the fate of a WDW attraction in its hands, Shang-Chi split-kicks theater box offices, Fast Pass signs are down and Lightning Lane signs are, sort of, And in our main segment, we say goodbye to summer, by talking about all of the Disney Plus content we DIDN’T get a chance to cover on the show.
On this episode of the Bobsleds and Banthas Disneyland and Star Wars podcast we take some calls from Theme Park customer service before diving head first into some deep news. We cover the new Spider-Main trailer and meta cost to watching Marvel, give you a back window to the black widow lawsuit, talk about what concept art for Splash Mountain shouldn’t look like, take spin on some mandatory vaccines news before tackling the Genie Plus service and the death of fastpasses.
On this episode of the Disneyland podcast Bobsleds and Banthas Scott and Aaron rank the top 3 and bottom 3 E Ticket attractions you can ride at the Disneyland Resort. Take a listen and see where your favorite Disneyland and Disney California Adventure rides rate.
On this episode of the Disneyland, Star Wars and other things we like podcast Scott and Aaron talk about the cost and itinerary of the Star Wars Galactic Starcruiser – 2-night Adventure. The hosts then did into a fun filled discussion about which theme park did it better, putting up The Simpsons Ride versus Star Tours, Jurassic World versus Splash Mountain and Churro versus Churro. We hope you enjoy this epic stunt spectacular of an episode.
On this episode we sit down with Disney Imagineer, Author, Record aficionado and fake Christmas tree expert Chris Merritt. Chris talks to us about growing up in Southern California, getting into Cal Arts, his life as an Imagineer and how he and Peter Doctor came to write the 2 volumne book on legendary imagineer Marc Davis. We talk about becoming an artist, working at Disneyland and what creating the book, Marc Davis in His Own Words: Imagineering the Disney Theme Parks meant to Chris.
On this episode Scott and Aaron board the Irrawaddy Woman and review Disney’s The Jungle Cruise with Dwayne The Rock Johnson, Emily Blunt, Jack Whitewall and Jesse Plemons. What did the Bantha Boys think of Disney’s next attempt to turn a beloved Disneyland attraction into a feature film franchise? Listen to episode 69 and find out. There are no spoilers in the first review if you want to be surprised by this surprising movie, for those who want additional insights and or errors, keep listening all the way through for our more raw spoiler filled review.
On this special episode of the Disneyland podcast Bobsleds and Banthas, hosts Scott and Aaron talk about the Turning Red Trailer, the best Chop Salad in Malibu and the merits of a one star review. During the main segment the Banthas Boys discuss what a day in the Los Angelas area could look like if you couldn’t go to Disneyland before talking about why these is no replacement for Walt’s original Magic Kingdom.
On this episode of the Disneyland and Star Wars podcast Bobsleds and Bantha hosts Scott and Aaron take a trip to the back of the vault to watch the Rocketeer. Does this 3o year old super hero movie hold up. Listen to episode 67 to hear the sparks fly. Also on this episode we talk about the introduction of pay for fast passes in Disneyland Paris and what that may mean for theme parks stateside.
On this episode Scott and Aaron talk about the renaming or un-naming of Slave I and the new scene changes to the Jungle Cruise. We then recap Aaron’s grand circle tour of Southern California by talking about what Disney can learn from Meow Wolf’s Omega Mart in Las Vegas and Universal Studios Hollywood.
On this episode of Bobsleds and Banthas we talk about all the Disneyland and Star Wars news you care about then jump into several fun filled rounds of Freeze it. Zap it. Plus it. Aaron Absolute heads out on a grand circle tour of Los Angelas and Scott Storm tries his hand at editing the show. Thanks Scott!
On this episode of the Disneyland podcast Bobsleds and Banthas we talk about the openings of Disneyland and what no restrictions means for kids, Luca is coming to Disney and Aaron figures out what Star Wars dad he is. We also welcome fellow Disney podcasters and dads Chris Bond from We Like Theme Parks and Troy Roddy from Disney Assembled to talk about being a Disney dad.
On this special episode of the Disneyland and Star Wars podcast, Bobsleds and Banthas, Scott and Aaron celebrate the 40th anniversary of Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark. We also disucss the Walt Disney’s compony Avengers Campus Opening Day Livestream.
On this episode of the Disneyland and Star Wars podcast Bobsleds and Banthas Scott and Aaron hang out with some bears while talking about Non-Californians being welcomed back to the Happiest Place on Earth, the new polls suggest that Disney Parks are too expensive and whether or not Will George Lucas will be returning to a Galaxy Far, Far Away? Also, in our main segment, we reboot Critter Country in a new edition of Scott & Aaron’s Mixed Up Map.
On this episode of the Disney and Star Wars Podcast Bobsleds and Banthas, hosts Scott and Aaron talk about The Avengers Campus and pay tribute to the land the came before it, A Bug’s Land. We also talk about the The Gavinator allowing Disneyland to return to normal, maybe; The $100 sandwich that has the Internet abuzz; The Sophie’s Choice between Spider-Man and Star Wars; The $65 downloadable content that’s available for Spider-Man Webslingers.
On this episode of Bobsleds and Banthas we get Absolute’s first trip report after returning to Disneyland from the Covid-19 shutdown. Is Disneyland back? Is it worth going? What can someone headed to Disneyland expect during the reopening phase? Hear the answer to all these questions and more. In addition we talk about, The Jungle Cruise makes its way to theaters AND your TV, What you can eat when you go to Avengers Campus this summer and The Star Wars Resort has a casting call.
On this informative episode of the Disneyland and Star Wars podcast, Bobselds and Banthas, Scott and Aaron talk about The Muppets announcement, Indiana Jones and the temple of the vanishing queue; Aaron takes another buzzfeed quiz and, in our main segment, we get ready to go back to the parks by giving new Disneyland goers their 1st Trip Tips
On this episode of the Disneyland and Star Wars podcast we talk about the best non human moms found in Disney movies. We wish Judy Absolute Robbins a happy Mothers Day and we plan the worst possible day in the parks for our moms.
On this week’s episode of “the Outer Rim’s best Disneyland and Star Wars podcast” we celebrate Star Wars Day discussing who and how one milks a Bantha in order to make the new Bantha Butter Cookies recipe, discuss the arrival of new “Clone Wars: Bad Batch” series on Disney+, and discuss the personal and professional crisis in receiving our first 3-star review. Should the podcast continue in the face of someone feeling only ‘meh’ about us???
Then, your favorite Bantha Boys discuss the best, worst, and weirdest Star Wars products and product tie-ins. The Star Wars license has made it onto everything from automobiles to toilet paper and we discuss what makes the list of hits, misses, and ‘huhs?’
Welcome to Bobsleds & Banthas, a podcast about Disneyland, Star Wars, and all the other things the Disney Company owns that we love.On this episode, we’re talking about Disneyland tickets go on sale and Aaron experiences it first hand; Shang Chi and the legend of the 10 rings gets a trailer; How Empire Strikes Back’s best kept secret was best kept; And in our main segment – we head to re-do Mickey’s Toontown for Scott & Aaron’s Mixed Up Map.
On this episode of the Disneyland Podcast Bobsleds and Banthas hosts Scott and Aaron share their best and worst dining experiences from around Disneyland.
On this episode of the Disneyland and Star Wars Podcast Bobsleds and Banthas Scott and Aaron talk about how to buy tickets at Disneyland when it reopens while taking a look at what rides will be available. The Bantha Boys then head over to their podcasting class to interview students about Disneyland and the Mouskateenager makes a return to the show.
On this celebratory episode of what some people would say is a good Disneyland podcast and a best Star Wars podcast and a top Marvel podcast, Scott and Aaron dig deep in the Disneyland Resort expansion news while taking a few bites of smaller Disneyland news items. In the main segment the be fri and st ends hosts talk about the highs and lows of producing the fastest growing Disneyland podcast in the west and probably other geographical designations.
On this very extra special episode of “the internet’s favorite Disneyland, Star Wars and (sometimes) Marvel podcast,” we celebrate our first year of podcasting and the end of “Marvel-in-March” by sitting down with Brian Crosby, the Creative Director of Marvel Themed Entertainment!Brian chats with the Bantha Boys about growing in Orange Country, finding comics, becoming an Imagineer and working on attractions like the “Iron Man Experience” in Hong Kong Disneyland, the Finding Nemo submarines, and “Guardians of the Galaxy : Mission Breakout.” Plus, Brian joins the guys for a few rounds of Mascoff: Marvel Edition and weighs in on the age-old question of which is a better song: “Let it Go” or “You’re Welcome.”It’s a fantastic conversation filled with fun, touching moments, and sleepless nights with an inside look at what it takes to create magic with the best of the best!
Shushhhhh, there’s no screaming during a Bobsleds and Banthas episode. On this 3rd installment of our Marvel in March series the Banthas Boys talk about the short lived Marvel TV series The InHumans. Also on this episode we discuss the rules and restrictions you can expect when Disneyland opens April 30th 20210.
On this pivotal and historic episode of what some are calling a top Disneyland podcast and a best star wars podcast Aaron and Scott discuss the 2021 announcement of plans to reopen Disneyland. In the main segment Wandavision season 1 is reviewed and discussed. Find out what Scott and Aaron thought about this Disney, Marvel show.
On this episode of the best Disneyland podcast that also talks about other things the Disney Company owns and we love, hosts, Scott and Aaron talk about the A Touch of Disney event at DCA, ideas for making Galaxy’s Edge Better and the future of movie theaters. In the main segment the show tackles the master licensing agreement and what Disney can and can’t do in the Disney theme parks.
On this episode of the the best Disneyland and Star Wars podcast Scott and Aaron take you on a delicious tour of Fantasyland from 1955 onward. Grab a Tuna Pie from the Chicken of the Sea Pirate Ship themes restaurant and get ready for a look at what Fantasyland used to be like.
On this episode of podcasting’s best podcast about Disneyland and Star Wars podcast, Aaron and Scott sit down for another interview with Imagineering Executive and Disney Historian, Tom K. Morris to discuss some of the highlights of Tom’s long career with WDI. In this episode, we cover Tom’s work on the opening of EPCOT Center, including the World of Motion, the Imagination Pavillion, and (the original) Journey Into Imagination and how it came to be that Tom Morris built a castle. We also get the answer to a long-burning question about Tomorrowland that has plagued Aaron for decades!
On this valentines day episode of the internets best Disneyland podcast that also talks about Star Wars and sometimes the Karate Kid, Scott and Aaron discuss love and Disney. After a blazing rendition of the new Quesadilla song, the hosts list their top 5 Disney couples, provide pickup lines for random Disney and Star Wards characters and wax about the most romantic Disneyland rides.
Join Scott and Aaron for a chat with imagineer Tom K. Morris. In his 42 years with the Walt Disney company, Tom has worked on many exciting and groundbreaking projects in Disney parks around the world. He helped design attractions for EPCOT, Disney California Adventure Park’s Cars Land, Hong Kong Disneyland and Disneyland Paris. He also knows a lot about Disneyland balloons. In fact, if you ever taken your picture with a bouquet of balloons on Main Street Tom Morris may just be the imagineer to thank for that experience.
On this episode of the best Disneyland podcast according to its hosts Aaron and Scott talk about upcoming changed to the Jungle Cruise before taking a shallow dive into some fun trivia about the Enchanted Tiki Room. Also on this episode the Mousekateenager talked about her adventure into the best Minecraft Disneyland creation available.
Disneyland cancels Annual Passes and all of the Muppets will be available eon Disney Plus soon. On the main segment Scott and Aaron uncover the correct order to watch the Star Wars movies. Tune in to learn the Absolute Order, Storm Order and Bantha Order to watching all 11 of the current Star Wars films.
On this episode of the infamously top rated Disneyland and Star Wars podcast the Bantha Boys talk about Disneyland as a vaccination site, the Tower of Terror almost being themed after Doctor Strange and the best of worst of Pixar movies.
On this episode of everyone’s favorite Disneyland and Star Wars podcast Scott and Aaron talk about their goals for the show and things they hope to accomplish related to Disneyland and Star Wars. The Mouskateenager shares her thoughts and then the Bantha Boys spin the Disney Character wheel and come up with New Year’s Resolutions for random characters.
On this very merry Christmas episode of the best Disneyland and Star Wards podcast, Bobsleds and Banthas, Scott and Aaron talk about Christmas traditions, what the first year of podcasting has meant to them and get into all the craziness that was the Mandalorian Season 2 finale. Thank you for being a banthateer for listening and laughing with us in 2020.
On this episode we breakdown some of the announcements from Disney’s Investor Day. Scott and Aaron give a No-kay, Okay or Whoa!kay to the series and movies comings from Pixar, Disney, Disney Animation, Marvel and Lucasfilm. Also on this episode the first Mousekateenager Segment and a Mando Moment.
On this week’s episode of “Santa Claus’ Favorite Podcast,” the Bantha Boys are sharing their list of great gifts to purchase for the Disney and/or Star Wars fan in your life. What should you buy and for whom this year and is $7,500 for Harrision Ford a deal you shouldn’t pass up? Scott & Aaron are your personal North Pole Elves to help you in your holiday shopping!
Plus, the guys chat about the recent yo-yo of California restrictions, speculate on what Disney could announce at their upcoming investor conference, debate the return of Boba Fett in a new Mando Moment, discuss the theological nature of the Who’s down in Whoville, and get a visit from a neighborly snowman. It’s holiday fun and silliness that you won’t want to miss!
On this holiday episode of the internet’s number 1 Disneyland podcast hosted by Aaron and Scott, the Bantha boys talk about Holidays in the Disneyland park, recap some not so cheery news items and talk about Aaron’s recent thanksgiving trips to Buena Vista Street. All this plus a new armchair imagineering style game,
On this episode of Bobsleds and Banthas travel with the Robbins family as they head to Downtown Disney and Disney’s California Adventure is search of Thanksgiving. What does the Buena Vista street opening feel like, how are the crowds and how is Disneyland Resort doing at making guests safe during Covid 19. All theses question plus news and a Mando Moment on this very special Holiday epsiode.
On this episode of The Best Disneyland and Star Wars Podcast to Invite Over for Life Day Dinner Aaron and Scott are joined by their friends at the We Like Theme Parks podcast for a galactic discussion about Life Day, the Star Wars holiday that debuted on The Star Wars Holiday Special, the infamous 2-hour variety show that left fans saying huh? for over 40 years.
Join the gang for a 2-part crossover event! In Part 1, we discuss the history of Life Day and a review of Holiday Special. Listen to five grown adults try to figure out how the largest pop culture property in history made such head-scratching decisions and whether anyone should subject themselves to a viewing… no matter how big of a Star Wars fan they are.
Then, join us for Part 2 over at We Like Theme Parks for more fun about how Life Day should be incorporated into Galaxy’s Edge and whether Wookie choirs are a good thing. It’s all this, plus news, games, Cookie Time, Mando moments, and lots more fun in this epic episode!
Join Scott and Aaron for a brief history of the people and stories behind Star Tours.
On this week’s episode of “the best Star Wars podcast that is, coincidentally, also the best Disneyland podcast,” the guys celebrate the beginning of “Mandovember” by discussing the best blasters, weapons, and lightsabers in the Star Wars universe. Hear Scott and Aaron nerd out over things like E-11 and DL-44 blasters, whether the iMac-ification of the Imperial arsenal is a good/bad thing, and why lightsaber colors are meaningless to a very large portion of the population.
Also in this episode, Scott surprises Aaron with a very special item…not as clumsy or random as a blaster, but an elegant weapon for a more civilized age. Listen in to Aaron’s live reaction to receiving his very own lightsaber from Rebel Sabers (www.rebelsabers.com)
Plus the guys look back on Halloween, look forward to Christmas, and look introspectively into their own hearts as they briefly discuss the first episode of Mandalorian, Season 2. It’s an out-of-this galaxy episode, you won’t want to miss!
Welcome foolish mortals to the season finale of “Cobwebs and Phantoms!” On this frightfully fantastic and spookterious episode, we are joined by our special guest, Walt Disney Imagineering Executive Portfolio Producer, personal friend, and all-around great guy, Jeffrey Shaver-Moskowitz.
Strap in for some spine-tingling “Banther” as Scott and Jeff reminisce about their times being Magic Kingdom entertainment cast members together and then hear Jeff’s natural professional progression from dancing swordsman to home security professional to beloved Imagineer!
We then venture into the depths of the Haunted Mansion to explore the history of the Hatbox Ghost and what role Jeff played in putting this Happy Haunt back in the Mansion. We round it out with some “Guestions” before sending our pal off with a pillowcase full of candy!
On this week’s episode of “The Spookiest Disneyland and most spine-tingling Star Wars podcast,” Aaron and Scott discuss the 1980 1981 Disney film that terrified a generation of kids, The Watcher in the Woods. How does the Disney company attempt to capture a teen demographic after decades of making sweet and happy films? Why by giving them 84 minutes of nightmare fuel, of course! The guys discuss their memories of the film growing up, and their anxiety in revisiting it 40 years later. All this, plus the continuing drama that is the reopening of Disneyland… and Scott tells the recent tale of his own Legend of Sleepy Hollow-like experience. It’s a thrilling, chilling, episode you won’t want to miss!
On this special episode of “Cobwebs & Phantoms,” the guys discuss living in the 5th dimension where California and Disneyland don’t mix, as well as Disney’s plans for direct-to-consumer entertainment and emphasis on streaming. Plus, the history of the Twilight Zone Tower of Terror and its connection to: Frontierland, Dick Tracy, Mel Brooks, Morocco, Innerspace, Disney S.E.A., the Guardians of the Galaxy, and more!
Join Scott & Aaron as they reminisce about their experiences with this beloved attraction, the many versions of it around the world, and whether it is a barometer of good parenting!
On this week’s episode of the Spookiest Disneyland and Star Wars podcast, Scott and Aaron start their Halloween season with a first-watch and review of the 1993 classic “Hocus Pocus.” What do two men wading through their 40s think of this Disney movie clearly aimed toward the 10-15 demographic and does this movie deserve all of the love it gets from Disney fans or is it just Black Flame-colored glasses?
Plus, the guys review the all-new Hocus Pocus board game from Ravensburger and discuss the continuing political drama that is the re-opening of Disneyland. It’s a candy-filled episode you won’t want to miss!
On this episode Scott and Aaron spend another afternoon chatting with Disney Legend and Imagineer Rolly Crump. We learn a little about Rolly’s wife Marie, what her time at the Disney Studio was like and how she met Rolly. After that we have a fantastic time talking about how the Tiki Room came to life. Finally we talk about It’s a Small World and what working with Mary Blair was like.
On this week’s episode of “The best Disneyland podcast that is also a Star Wars podcast,” Aaron and Scott talk about Disneyland Oddities – those obscure rides, shows, or attractions that made an appearance in the parks, but are only a vague memory to some… and have become legend for others. Joining the guys in their discussion is the man behind the new documentary “Live from the Space Stage: A Halyx Story,” director Matthew Serrano.Plus, Disneyland struggles to reopen, Mandalorian celebrations, Disney’s latest lawsuit over Toy Story 4, and the rationing of Snickerdoodles. You won’t want to miss out!.
On this episode of “The Best Disneyland and Star Wars Podcast Hosted By Two Guys,” Aaron and Scott take a walk down memory lane to discuss their favorite Star Wars toys growing up and how little pieces of plastic can mean so much. Plus, hear Aaron tell a story of irresponsibility that emotionally scars Scott, errata hand gestures, Ewan McGregor falls in love with Obi Wan Kenobi again, the Mandalorian Season 2 Trailer, thoughts on a Ben Solo spinoff series, and more! It’s a show that’ll hit you in the nostalgic feels AND the funny bone!
On this week’s episode of “The best Disneyland and nearly the best Star Wars podcast,” Scott and Aaron are joined by Entertainment Journalist, Disney Historian, Hot-Tipper, and all around great guy, Jim Hill. Listen to the guys talk with Jim about his start in journalism, how he helped make Donald Duck a war hero, Disney in a COVID world, and even MORE discussion about 1979’s “The Black Hole!” It’s a casual and fun conversation you won’t want to miss!
On this week’s episode of the best Disneyland and Star Wars podcast out there, Scott and Aaron follow up their discussions with Disney Legends the only way they know how: by reviewing 2007’s “Cinderella III: A Twist In Time,” the straight-to-video sequel of the 1950 classic in a new “Back of the Vault” segment. The guys discuss a brief history of the animation house that brought us these “classic” sequels, DisneyToon Studios and how “Cindy 3” stacks up.
All this, plus rumors and speculation surrounding Disneyland’s reopening, Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway in Disneyland, an Avengers Campus update in Disney’s California Adventure, details about upcoming “Bobsleds & Banthas” shows, and the guys pay their tribute to the passing of Black Panther actor, Chadwick Boseman. It’s a show that’s more chock-full of fun and banter than any show has a right to be – and one you won’t want to miss!
On this episode Scott and Aaron spend an afternoon chatting with Disney Legend Bob Gurr. Join us for an amazing conversation as Mr. Gurr talks about growing up near Walt Disney, working on cars, getting a job at WDI and what is was like to develop the most beloved theme park attractions ever created. For fans of Walt and Walt’s way of thinking about art, entertainment and magic you won’t want to miss this special episode which is chock-full of history and thoughts about the early days of Disneyland.
On this episode Scott and Aaron talk about petitions to rename the Carnation Cafe and the Matterhorn Bobsleds while also recapping the outcome of a recent Disneyland Auction that took place in Thousand Oaks. During the main segment Scott and Aaron ask each other five more heartfelt questions about hamburgers, frozen yogurt and what they, as podcast hosts, hope to get out of the Bobsleds and Banthas. It’s a fun and heart felt episode about Disneyland and Star Wars that you won’t want to miss.
On this special episode of Bobsleds & Banthas Scott and Aaron sit down with Disney Legend Rolly Crump to talk about his life and work as a Disney animator and WED imagineer. Take a break from your day as Rolly recounts stories from his childhood, getting a job at Disney Animation, working on the Haunted Mansion and what it was like to work with Walt Disney. It’s a delightful episode that you you won’t want to miss and includes at least one never before heard stories about Disneyland.
On this banner episode of the best Disneyland podcast Scott and Aaron celebrate 20 episodes of Bobsleds and Banthas by asking deeply personal behind the scenes questions about life, Disney, Star Wars and podcasting. We also tear into the news covering park opening details or lack thereof, the sinking of Splash Mounting and Scott and Aaron rate the semi permanent changes coming to Disneyland attractions. Thanks for being a Banthateer for over 19 episodes and thanks for sticking with us for another 20.
On this episode of the best Disneyland podcast hosts Scott and Aaron talk about the Jungles Cruise. After covering some intersting news items from Disney, Disneyland and Downtown Disney we talk about the wonderful new Jungle Cruise Board Game from Ravensburger Games. After we roll to see who goes first we chat about the Jungle Cruise and lots of things you never knew you never knew about the Jungle Cruise. Join us on this special episode chock full of humor and information.
On this episode of Bobsleds and Banthas, a Disneyland and Star Wars podcast, hosts Scott and Aaron talk about Galaxy’s Edge merchandise and why you aren’t allowed to eat and walk in Disney World. In the main segment, a rousing discussions leads to 12 things your absolutely never do in Disneyland and dozen more that you should always do when you visit the Walt’s original Magic Kingdom. Don’t miss this episode which is packed with fantastic fun and inspirational information.
On this episode of the best Disneyland Podcast and best Star Wars podcast Scott and Aaron interview Lynn Barron of the infamous Sweep Spot podcast. Lynn started out working at Disneyland in 1991 to 1993 in The Plaza Inn as a busser and then returned back to Disneyland to work in Custodial from 1998 to 2007. Lynn shares stories about interactions with guests, seeing a ghost and what it was like to attend Videopolis as a teenager.
On this episode of the best Disneyland and Star Wars podcast Scott and Aaron discuss the history of Star Wars in the Disney parks. The conversations take flight as Scott discusses his experiences with Star Wars weekends. Aaron remembers Jedi Training Academy and his thoughts on Hyperspace Mountain. In news the hosts discuss Hamilton, how to fix the face mask theming problem and the cancellation of the Disney College program.
On this episode of what a lot, not all, but, ya know, like a significant number of people are calling one of the best Disneyland podcasts on the internet Scott and Aaron discuss the retheming of Splash Mountain and the possibility of Star Wars getting an episode 7,8,9 reset. It’s the 4th of July so Scott Storm shares the craziest Goofy story you’ll ever heat about his experience playing Goofy for the Walt Disney company. In the main segment Scott and Aaron review the direct to Disney Plus release
On this episode of what some are saying is a top Disneyland podcast and a good Star Wars Podcast, Scott and Aaron talk about the history of Star Wars in the Disney theme parks. How did this George Lucas owned property become such in integral part of the Disneyland and Magic Kingdom theme park experience? Listen to this episode to find out. This is part 1 of a two part series covering the birth of the idea for a sci fi themed motion simulator to the place Star Wars and Galaxies Edge holds in the parks today.
On this episode of what some, not many, but some are calling the best Disneyland podcast and a fun Star Wars podcast Scott and Aaron discuss their top 3 and bottom 3 Disneyland ride vehicles. Is your pick for best or worst ride sitting experience on the list? Also on this episode, Star Wars Squadrons video games trailer impressions, should Splash Mountain be rethemed and a quick review of the new Jedi Temple YouTube challenge show.
On this episode of what a lot of people are calling the best Disneyland podcast and a really good Star Wars podcast Scott and Aaron open up the vault and discuss the movie adaptation of the classic comic book character, Dick Tracy. Learn why this movie won 3 academy awards and why you can’t remember if you’ve seen it or not. With a rogues gallary of 21 villians and countless scenes of talking about things Dick Tracy we a highly anticipated and overly marketed movie. In the 30 years since its release has Dick Tracy become a timeless classic or total failure. We’ll be the judge on this episode of Bobsleds and Banthas.
On this episode of everyone’s favorite and possibly the best Disneyland and Star Wars Podcast in the internet Scott and Aaron share their top secrets of the Disneyland attraction Indiana Jones Adventure, Temple of the Forbidden Eye. Also on this episode Storm Troopers get in on the social distancing procedures, Walt Disney World does something related to basketball at their ESPN sports area and more online news establishments try to pair stories with Disneyland.
Join Scott and Aaron to celebrate the a very special tenth episode of everyone’s favorite best Disneyland podcast Bobsleds and Banthas. On this episode special guest, Disneyland bounder, fashionista and instagram star Miriam Kenly, also known as The Churro Fund, joins the show to talk about Disneyland and Disney bounding, dapper day, discovering Star Wars and what her dream bound would be. As always, expect some news and a few rounds of Mascoff at the end.
On this episode of the best Disneyland podcast Scott and Aaron talk about the Disneyland Hotel. Stories are told and memories are shared about the hotel the Jack Wrather built in 1955 and how it grew to what it is today. Also on this episode the banfathers talk about some Disneyland and Star Wars news while playing a fun and educational game of Freeze It, Zap It and Plus it. Its an episode you wont want to miss.Enjoy.
On this episode we talk about the Shanghai Disneyland opening, if Boba Fett should be on the Mando, the use of the term opening for places that aren’t really open and Jo Jo Rabbit. Then we take a considerable dive into the New York’s 1964 World Fair and the birth of the People Mover. This episode concludes with a rousing round of Mascoff where two Disney park characters face off against each other in a ridiculous contests.
On this episode of the incredible Bobsleds & Banthas Disney, Disneyland and Star Wars podcast hosts Scott and Aaron talk about the best and worst Disney moms, Aaron’s band, aka act, releases debuts their hit single 364, Unbirthday Reimagined and the guys talk about what a perfect day in Disneyland would look like for their moms. Aaron’s mom, Judy Absolute Humidity joins the show for a few minutes to talk about her first trip to Disneyland over 50 year ago.
May the Fourth be with You! Greetings Banthateers, on this episode of Bobsleds and Banthas Scott and Aaron get trash compactor deep into their love of Star Wars. After blasting through Star Wards related news items, the destined for the Dark Side Duo talk about their first and fondest Star Wars memories while digging into their first Star Wars in Disneyland experiences. Want to know what Scott and Aaron do to celebrate May the Fourth, find out on this episode. What to know who would win in a skateboarding contest between Rose Tico and Young Lando, find out on Episode 6 of Bobsleds and Banthas.
On this episode of Bobsleds and Banthas Scott and Aaron talk about breaking into Disneyland, if Bubba Fett likes Wookie Jerky, whether Boba Fett should be on the Mandolorian. The fun doesn’t stop there, join the hosts on a 45 minute discussion of Disney’s 1979 answer to Star Wars, The Black Hole. This episode concludes with a delightful discussion about nerf guns, the Hollywood Bowl and John Williams.
On this episode of Bobsleds and Banthas Scott and Aaron discuss the recent park delays and cast member furloughs. Will the Jungle Cruise movie be the next pirates? The discussion takes a turn for the better as Scott and Aaron pick which Star Wards characters they would want to be quarantined. What’s with dapper days and bat days. Which ride would you want to be stuck on at Disneyland. This and plenty more above average questions on this edition of Bobsleds and Banthas.
On this episode of Bobsleds and Banthas Scott and Aaron discuss when and how Disneyland will reopen, popcorn buckets, the times Disneyland has closed. A heated debate erupts over the Monster’s Inc ride and whether Dwayne Johnson would make a good uncover cop dressed as Maui. Scott explains why his mini van is called “The Falcon” and Aaron confesses that he used to think Goofy was a cow.
Disneyland is still closed but Bobsleds and Banthas is carrying on through distance podcasting. On this episode Scott and Aaron talk about Disney’s poncho donation program and why ponchos are flawed. Other conversations dance around topics such as Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride, rain in Florida, donating Turkey Legs, pay cuts at Disney and how you connect with Disney when everything is close. Parades and why they are awesome or terrible is also commented on as is The Mandalorian and why it’s awesome or terrible.
The debut episode of Bobsleds and Banthas recorded before the podcast had an official name. On this inaugural episode, hosts Scott Storm and Aaron Absolute Humidity talk about the closure of Disneyland amid the Coronavirus Covid 19 pandemic and how they would’ve coped if they’d been on vacation and were told to leave. Also on this episode, get to know more about your hosts love of the both Magic Kingdom’s and why they decided to start a podcast about Disneyland and Star Wars.