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The Disney Dish with Jim Hill Ep 420: What​’​s the origin story for WDW​’​s Dolphin & the Swan Hotels

by The Jim Hill Media Podcast Network

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Len Testa & Jim Hill start off this week’s show by talking about their recent behind-the-scenes adventures out in Southern California. Then Chrissy Harrison reports in from the very first day that Roundup Rodeo BBQ is open to the public at DHS’ Toy Story Land

Show Notes:


Over the course of this episode, listeners will learn about:

Why Omega Mart at Area 15 in Las Vegas is a must-see for any serious themed entertainment fan

What the storyline of the now-postponed “Mary Poppins Returns” ride of Epcot’s UK pavilion was supposed to be

Which building in Celebration’s Market Street section was clearly designed by Michael Graves

When will breakfast & lunch service return to Restaurent Akerhaus

What will be different about the animatronic figures that will be installed in “Tiana’s Bayou Adventure”


released March 27, 2023
Hosts: Len Testa and Jim Hill
Fabulously edited by Aaron Z. Adams


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The Jim Hill Media Podcast Network

Jim Hill is a writer, blogger, and theme park historian, and he'll be the first to tell you all of the back-room deals and corporate gossip that happens inside the Walt Disney Company.

Len Testa co-authors the Unofficial Guide series of travel books, focusing on theme parks.
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