Episodes

Feb. 26, 2024

Disney Dish with Jim Hill Ep 468: Who just got offered free dining at Walt Disney World

Jim tells us how Tomorrowland got added to Disneyland’s opening-day lineup about this time back in 1955.
Feb. 19, 2024

Disney Dish with Jim Hill Ep 467: When will WDW’s version of “Tiana’s Bayou Adventure” open

Disney Imagineer Jim Shull joins us to explain how to refurbish an attraction that’s in the middle of an operating theme park.
Feb. 12, 2024

Disney Dish with Jim Hill Ep 466: Where might Disney World expand out to next

Jim finishes up the story of how we got IllumiNations.
Jan. 29, 2024

Disney Dish with Jim Hill Ep 464: What was Epcot’s very first nighttime show like?

Jim tells us about the opening of IllumiNations back on this day in 1988. That thing was reinvented more times than Madonna.
Jan. 22, 2024

Disney Dish with Jim Hill Ep 463: Looking back at Disneyland’s House of the Future

Jim and special guest Dave Bossert recount how Disney and Monsanto built Disneyland’s House of the Future. One word for you kids: plastics.
Jan. 15, 2024

Disney Dish with Jim Hill Ep 462: How Casey Jr. plowed the road to Ghost Galaxy

Jim and special guest Jim Shull tell us how Disneyland’s Space Mountain got its themed overlays.
Jan. 8, 2024

The Disney Dish with Jim Hill Episode 461: The Disney Villains coaster that DCA almost got

Jim tells us how Disney has developed the California Screamin’ roller coaster over the years..
Jan. 1, 2024

The Disney Dish with Jim Hill Episode 460 : Looking back at “Shrunken Ned’s Junior Jungle Boats” game

im gives us the history of Shrunken Ned’s Junior Jungle Boats in Adventureland.
Dec. 25, 2023

The Disney Dish with Jim Hill Episode 459: The “Christmas Carol” ride that EPCOT’s UK pavilion almost got

Jim tells us about the time Disney wanted to design a ride based on Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol.
Dec. 11, 2023

The Disney Dish with Jim Hill Episode 457: How many happy haunts now officially reside in WDW’s Haunted Mansion

Jim talks about how EPCOT’s Listen to the Land became EPCOT’s Living with the Land.
Dec. 4, 2023

The Disney Dish with Jim Hill Episode 456: Is Jollywood Nights now worth spending your Christmas cash on

Jim brings us up to date on what’s happened, and what might happen next, in the Chester & Hester’s section of Dinoland USA.
Nov. 27, 2023

The Disney Dish with Jim Hill Episode 455: Which WDW theme park is next slated for expansion

Jim finishes up the Disneu Princesses in the Park
Nov. 20, 2023

Disney Dish with Jim Hill - Episode 454: Jollywood Nights is kind of a mixed Santa’s bag

Jim continues the story of how Disney brought Princess character greetings into the parks.
Nov. 13, 2023

The Disney Dish with Jim Hill Episode 453: Which “Wish” is which when it comes to Disney Parks, Products & Experiences

Jim tells us how Disney brought Princess character greetings into the parks.
Nov. 6, 2023

The Disney Dish with Jim Hill Episode 452: How Epcot’s leapfrog fountains came to be

Jim tells us how Disney Imagineers make those awesome water effects like the jumping fountains at Imagination and Journey of Water..
Oct. 30, 2023

The Disney Dish with Jim Hill Episode 451: What does the future hold for the Animation Courtyard at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Jim tells us about all the behind-the-scenes negotiations that go into limited-time shows like Tiana’s Showboat Jubilee
Oct. 16, 2023

The Disney Dish with Jim Hill Episode 449: Why “Fantasmic Hollywood” never happened at Disney-MGM

Jim tells us about the history of Fantasmic!, which made its Walt Disney World debut this week back in 1998.
Oct. 9, 2023

The Disney Dish with Jim Hill Episode 448: Why Hong Kong Disneyland doesn’t have a Peter Pan Flight ride

Jim tells us about the history of Peter Pan’s Flight, an attraction that appears in almost every Disney resort around the world!
Sept. 25, 2023

The Disney Dish with Jim Hill Episode 446: What’s next for “Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser”

Jim tells us about the best Disney fireworks show that you’ve never seen
Sept. 18, 2023

The Disney Dish with Jim Hill Episode 445: How Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa, is doing post-pandemic

, Jim gives us the history of Disney’s Aulani Resort, including post-pandemic changes.