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Theme Park Paradise

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Two adults who met in college and are obsessed with theme parks. Listen in every other Friday at 5p as they discuss the latest news related to this topic, as well as their own personal experiences with Disney, Universal and other theme park settings. Part of the Unlikely Alliance Network (theunlikelyalliance.com)

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United States

Description:

Two adults who met in college and are obsessed with theme parks. Listen in every other Friday at 5p as they discuss the latest news related to this topic, as well as their own personal experiences with Disney, Universal and other theme park settings. Part of the Unlikely Alliance Network (theunlikelyalliance.com)

Language:

English


Episodes

MINISODE: Initial Thoughts on Epic Universe News

2/2/2024
We are briefly back with our thoughts on the major news from Universal Studios Orlando released on Tuesday!

Duration:00:02:26

The Magic of Christmas at Disneyland Watch-Along (1992)

12/29/2023
Dallas and Ryan close out the year by watching the 1992 direct to video special The Magic of Christmas at Disneyland! Video link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sfA5qZigUdk&t=1511s The watch-along starts at 7:47 of the podcast episode We will return next year for about six special episodes throughout 2024, but if you enjoy this show then you should check out our other podcasts: Dallas VS Ryan and Gay Film 101, available wherever you listen to podcasts!

Duration:00:34:51

Behind the Attraction: Pirates of the Caribbean

12/8/2023
Dallas and Ryan talk about the Pirates of the Caribbean attraction in honor of the Disney World version turning 50 this month! We only have one episode of Theme Park Paradise left, but if you enjoy this show then you should check out our other podcasts: Dallas VS Ryan and Gay Film 101, available wherever you listen to podcasts!

Duration:00:24:06

The 2nd Annual TPP Halloween Special

12/4/2023
Dallas and Ryan announce the upcoming end of the podcast and then draft their favorite movie monsters associated with Universal Studios!!! We only have two episodes of Theme Park Paradise left, but if you enjoy this show then you should check out our other podcasts: Dallas VS Ryan and Gay Film 101, available wherever you listen to podcasts!

Duration:00:17:14

We Discuss the Announcements at D23

9/23/2023
Dallas and Ryan talk about what happened at the theme park presentation of Destination D23 in Orlando!

Duration:00:29:41

We Preview Destination D23

9/8/2023
Dallas and Ryan discuss what they hope to see announced at the upcoming Destination D23 fan event at Walt Disney World! Twitter & Instagram: @themeparkpd Email: themeparkparadise@theunikelyalliance.com Check out all of our content, including the podcasts Dallas VS Ryan and Gay Film 101, at theunlikelyalliance.com

Duration:00:27:46

Ryan Goes to Rainforest Café for the First Time

8/26/2023
This week we catch up on some theme park related news and Ryan discusses his recent trip to the Great Lakes Crossing Outlets! Twitter & Instagram: @themeparkpd Email: themeparkparadise@theunikelyalliance.com Check out all of our content, including the podcasts Dallas VS Ryan and Gay Film 101, at theunlikelyalliance.com

Duration:00:27:48

The Haunted Mansion 2003 & 2023

8/11/2023
Dallas and Ryan compare and contrast the two Haunted Mansion themed films! Twitter & Instagram: @themeparkpd Email: themeparkparadise@theunikelyalliance.com Check out all of our content, including the podcasts Dallas VS Ryan and Gay Film 101, at theunlikelyalliance.com

Duration:00:25:53

The Magical World of Barbie at Epcot Watch-Along

7/28/2023
In celebration of the recent Barbie movie, Dallas and Ryan watch a 1994 VHS Behind the Scenes look at "The Magical World of Barbie" stage show that played at Epcot in honor of Barbie's 35th birthday! YouTube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uo28D8R9hIs Twitter & Instagram: @themeparkpd Email: themeparkparadise@theunikelyalliance.com Check out all of our content, including the podcasts Dallas VS Ryan and Gay Film 101, at theunlikelyalliance.com

Duration:00:37:39

Favorite Ride Overlays

7/14/2023
In honor of the 35 anniversary of Maelstrom (which was changed to Frozen Ever After) and the continued work of changing Splash Mountain into Tiana's Bayou Adventure, Dallas and Ryan discuss some of their favorite examples of ride overlays throughout the years! Twitter & Instagram: @themeparkpd Email: themeparkparadise@theunikelyalliance.com Check out all of our content, including the podcasts Dallas VS Ryan and Gay Film 101, at theunlikelyalliance.com

Duration:00:25:15

Howard Ashman Disney Song Draft (Pride Month Special)

6/30/2023
To celebrate the end of pride month, Dallas and Ryan draft songs from Disney Renaissance films worked on by lyricist Howard Ashman! Twitter & Instagram: @themeparkpd Email: themeparkparadise@theunikelyalliance.com Check out all of our content, including the podcasts Dallas VS Ryan and Gay Film 101, at theunlikelyalliance.com

Duration:00:27:13

Dallas Does Dollywood

6/16/2023
Dallas fills Ryan in on the highlights of his recent theme park bucket list trip to Dollywood in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee! Twitter & Instagram: @themeparkpd Email: themeparkparadise@theunikelyalliance.com Check out all of our content, including the podcasts Dallas VS Ryan and Gay Film 101, at theunlikelyalliance.com

Duration:00:27:38

Walt Disney World 15th Anniversary Celebration Watch-Along

5/19/2023
Dallas and Ryan watch the Walt Disney World 15th birthday celebration television special from 1986 in honor of Bea Arthur's 101st birthday! video link - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MBQVUaAOlY0 Twitter & Instagram: @themeparkpd Email: themeparkparadise@theunikelyalliance.com Check out all of our content, including the podcasts Dallas VS Ryan and Movies on Shuffle, at theunlikelyalliance.com

Duration:01:47:04

Super Nintendo World Character Draft

5/5/2023
Dallas and Ryan draft characters featured in the Mario Kart franchise in honor of Super Nintendo World, which opened earlier this year in California! Twitter & Instagram: @themeparkpd Email: themeparkparadise@theunikelyalliance.com Check out all of our content, including the podcasts Dallas VS Ryan and Movies on Shuffle, at theunlikelyalliance.com

Duration:00:25:46

Tokyo Disneyland 40th Anniversary

4/21/2023
Dallas quizzes Ryan on the names of common attractions between the Magic Kingdom theme park in Florida and Tokyo Disneyland in celebration of the latter's 40th anniversary! Twitter & Instagram: @themeparkpd Email: themeparkparadise@theunikelyalliance.com Check out all of our content, including the podcasts Dallas VS Ryan and Movies on Shuffle, at theunlikelyalliance.com

Duration:00:25:16

Original Theme Park Characters Final 4 & 1999 Happy Easter Parade Watch-Along

4/7/2023
To make up for not having a new episode last week, Dallas & Ryan crown a champion in their ongoing original theme park characters tournament and watch the 1999 Walt Disney World Happy Easter Parade in honor of the upcoming holiday! 00:28 - theme park news 04:42 - original theme park characters final four 12:26 - 1999 Happy Easter Parade watch-along (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MhZ279FcZ2s) Imagination Pavilion 1 Figment 16 Dreamfinder Figment Miss Lillian Dollywood Miss Lillian 8 Benjamin Bear 9 Miss Lillian "The Chicken Lady" The Haunted Mansion 4 Madame Leota 13 The Hatbox Ghost Madame Leota Madame Leota Disney Bears Big Al 5 Duffy 12 Big Al Colors 2 Orange Bird 15 Redd the Pirate Orange Bird Orange Bird Society of Adventurers and Explorers Henry Mystic 7 Harrison Hightower III 10 Lord Henry Mystic Robots 3 RX-24 (Captain Rex) 14 Push the Talking Trash Can Push Reggie Universal Studios Reggie 6 Botanicus from ET Adventure 11 Reggie from Revenge of the Mummy Twitter & Instagram: @themeparkpd Email: themeparkparadise@theunikelyalliance.com Check out all of our content, including the podcasts Dallas VS Ryan and Movies on Shuffle, at theunlikelyalliance.com

Duration:01:08:09

Original Theme Park Characters Tournament Part 2

3/17/2023
We continue March Madness by completing the bottom half of our original theme park characters bracket, deciding who will join Miss Lillian the Chicken Lady and Madame Leota on our April 7th finale. Imagination Pavilion 1 Figment 16 Dreamfinder Figment Miss Lillian Dollywood Miss Lillian 8 Benjamin Bear 9 Miss Lillian "The Chicken Lady" The Haunted Mansion 4 Madame Leota 13 The Hatbox Ghost Madame Leota Madame Leota Disney Bears Big Al 5 Duffy 12 Big Al Colors 2 Orange Bird 15 Redd the Pirate The Society of Adventurers and Explorers 7 Harrison Hightower III 10 Lord Henry Mystic Robots 3 RX-24 (Captain Rex) 14 Push the Talking Trash Can Universal Studios 6 Botanicus from ET Adventure 11 Reggie from Revenge of the Mummy Twitter & Instagram: @themeparkpd Email: themeparkparadise@theunikelyalliance.com Check out all of our content, including the podcasts Dallas VS Ryan and Movies on Shuffle, at theunlikelyalliance.com

Duration:00:21:39

Original Theme Park Characters Tournament Part 1

3/3/2023
For March Madness, Dallas and Ryan pit theme park specific characters against each other in a tournament and decide the first two entrants into their Final Four! Tune in on March 17th to find out which two characters will join them on our March 31st finale. Imagination Pavilion 1 Figment 16 Dreamfinder Dollywood 8 Benjamin Bear 9 Miss Lillian "The Chicken Lady" The Haunted Mansion 4 Madame Leota 13 The Hatbox Ghost Disney Bears 5 Duffy 12 Big Al Colors 2 Orange Bird 15 Redd the Pirate The Society of Adventurers and Explorers 7 Harrison Hightower III 10 Lord Henry Mystic Robots 3 RX-24 (Captain Rex) 14 Push the Talking Trash Can Universal Studios 6 Botanicus from ET Adventure 11 Reggie from Revenge of the Mummy Twitter & Instagram: @themeparkpd Email: themeparkparadise@theunikelyalliance.com Check out all of our content, including the podcasts Dallas VS Ryan and Movies on Shuffle, at theunlikelyalliance.com

Duration:00:23:11

Favorite Personal Amusement Park Memories

2/17/2023
Dallas forgot to hit the record button this week, so instead of hearing him and Ryan discuss Sanrio Puroland we instead have previously released audio from an episode of their other podcast, Dallas VS Ryan. In it, they discuss their favorite personal theme park moments, which were recorded prior to the start of Theme Park Paradise! Twitter & Instagram: @themeparkpd Email: themeparkparadise@theunikelyalliance.com Check out all of our content, including the podcasts Dallas VS Ryan and Movies on Shuffle, at theunlikelyalliance.com

Duration:00:58:09

We Draft Cartoon Characters Featured in Mickey's Toontown

2/3/2023
We draft cartoon characters featured in Mickey's Toontown at Disneyland in honor of its 30th anniversary and the opening of their version of Mickey & Minnie's Runaway Railway! 00:27 - theme park news 07:01 - Mickey's Toontown character draft Twitter & Instagram: @themeparkpd Email: themeparkparadise@theunikelyalliance.com Check out all of our content, including the podcasts Dallas VS Ryan and Movies on Shuffle, at theunlikelyalliance.com

Duration:00:23:55