On this snowcapped episode, Annie and Alex explore the vast and varied history of the first mountain to grace the Happiest Place On Earth, The Matterhorn. On this episode the hosts explore the inspiration behind the attraction as well as some wonderful tidbits that will help you see the Matterhorn in a new light the next time you visit the park. So hop into the nearest bobsled, remain seated, and enjoy the Wildest Ride in the Alps!
On this quaint little episode, Alex is joined by Harrison Ownbey, original co-host of the Backside of Water Podcast, as Annie Ruygt is on a well deserved vacation in Europe. Together these two hosts get small and take a nostalgic journey through the history of the larger-than-life (in a small scale kind of way) attraction beloved by all, The Storybookland Canal Boats. This is an episode you surely don't want to miss!! And be sure to stick around after the episode for a gag reel peek behind the things that get cut out of a Backside of Water episode.
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Come one, come all, to the greatest episode about Dumbo under the big top! Join us as Annie and Alex explore the vibrant stories behind both the film version and the iconic attraction that is one of the main staples of Fantasyland. So sit back, grab a box of circus peanuts and set your eyes to the skies as the Dumbo The Flying Elephant episode soars to new heights!
On this bonus, dual release episode, Alex Stewart is joined by Freddy Martin as the two explore the mystery behind one of Disney's largest and most elaborate mega-themes, The Society of Explorers & Adventurers. Along the journey, Freddy and Alex attempt to solve another mystery surrounding a person name Richard Quartermaine Muntz.
This episode serves as a teaser of sorts, displaying quality and kind of content you can expect over at our sister podcast, Did You Know Disney. You can hear episodes like this one and others by subscribing to the Did You Know Disney Podcast. So, grab your Tiger Tails and your secret medallions and strap in for a fully produced audio adventure!
On this exciting episode of the show, Annie must break Alex out of his holding cell at the IPAC before a horrific fate befalls him. The hosts then transport us back to the year 1955 and walk through initial test and failure of Casey Jr.'s Circus Train. They then discuss the lasting appeal of the Circus trains and explore whether or not the Train will have a continued lasting presence. Needless to say, a lot is covered in this episode!! So grab your bag of circus peanuts and a pair of headphones, and give a listen to the latest episode of The Backside of Water!
Annie and Alex visit Disneyland to try to capture a little Christmas magic but end up going on the musical holiday adventure of a lifetime in this fully produced original story! From us to you, Happy Holidays.
On this episode, Annie and Alex explore every nook and cranny of Wonderland as they explore the history of the franchise on page, screen, and in the park.
We also want to inform listeners that we will be taking our end of the year break after this episode to focus on spending quality time with our loved ones over the holiday season. We will return in January to continue the grand circle tour of Disneyland!
So grab a caterpillar, a cup of tea and join us for the charming story of Alice In Wonderland.
On this episode, Annie and Alex explore the amazing roots of both the traditional carousel as well as King Arthur's Carrousel. You will learn the how the roots of the carousel are found deep within medieval upheaval and the truly riveting story of Sunnyside Amusement Park, the original home of King Arthur's Carrousel. So grab a bag of peanuts, get up off that bench, and enjoy this ride on King Arthur's Carrousel!
On this wild episode, Alex and Annie sneak into the Toad Hall Of Records while taking a tour of Toad Hall. The two snoop around the hallowed halls and discover some really awesome stuff about one of Fantasyland's most quaint and charming dark rides. So strap in, grab some shortbread cookies, and get ready for Mr. Toad's Wild Ride!