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!
In this very exciting episode, Annie and Alex explore the exciting and magical world of Peter Pan's Flight. During this episode, your two hosts will explore the story of J.M. Barrie and the Davies boys, The production of the film, and finally the creation of this flagship dark ride! Along the way we will hear about the tragedies and triumphs that surround one of the most iconic and oft re-adapted stories in modern history. Also, be sure to listen through to the end of the show for a very sweet announcement on a brand new episode of The Backside Of Water!
Alex is now at the park by himself, wandering aimlessly after Harrison has bid is au revior. What will Alex do from here with the podcast, with his life, with the little bit of Coca-Cola left at the bottom of his churro pop!? Find out on this exclusive mini-episode of The Backside Of Water!
During this very special episode, Alex and Harry walk through the park as they share their final moments together as co-hosts of The Backside Of Water. During this episode you will hear the full reason as to why Harrison has decided to hang up his ears as one your intrepid hosts. You will also learn the fate of the show and the plan for moving forward without Harrison. Fans of the Backside of Water won’t want to miss this honest, nostalgic, and emotional episode that bids a fond farewell to one of the best hosts this show has ever been graced by.
On this episode, Harrison and Alex explore the gold-topped spires of one of the most photographed locations on Earth, Sleeping Beauty Castle. During this episode you will learn how Walt Disney’s time serving in the Red Cross toward the end of WWI helped to create what Sleeping Beauty Castle is today. The hosts will also discuss quite a few controversies as well as some misinformation about the castle that is widely circulated. Finally, be sure to stick around to hear a very important announcement about the future of the podcast. So, polish up that broadsword, dust off that tiara, and join us for an episode you won’t want to miss!
In this episode, Harrison and Alex explore the history of the iconic Fantasyland attraction, Snow White's Scary Adventures! During this episode you will learn not only about the attraction itself, but the amazing story behind the film that started it all. We hope you enjoy this very special episode of The Backside Of Water!
Join Harrison and Alex as they talk about the history behind this quaint little dark ride starring a certain wooden boy with human aspirations. So strap on your donkey ears, always be honest, and most importantly, avoid Monstro as we explore Pinocchio's Daring Journey!
After a wonderfully needed break, Alex and Harrison are back in the saddle again! During this episode the boys will be exploring the history, stories, and wonder surrounding Fantasyland. Get ready to hear all about the highs and lows (Videopolis) that Fantasyland has offered guests over the past six decades. This episode will surprise, delight, and enchant listeners or your money back, guaranteed!
Join Alex and Harrison as they make the final steps journeying through The Wildest Ride In The Wilderness! During this episode the boys use the famous THUNDER goggles to take a walking tour through the attraction itself. Along the rails they point out some great scenery, trivia and history behind this iconic mountain.
This episode also marks the end of our journey through Frontierland. Next stop, Fantasyland! But only after a short, mid-season break for the hosts to rest, relax and spend some much needed time with their families over the holidays!
So pull down your lap bars, secure any loose items, and enjoy the latest episode of The Backside of Water!