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A Dream Called Walt Disney World

Back in the day… wait for it… the Disney Channel showed content aimed at us theme park fans. Crazy, I know, but true! One special I remember well is 1986′s A Dream Called Walt Disney World, which aired in conjunction with the resort’s yearlong 15th anniversary celebration.

The hour-long special gives a history of the [...]

Things Sure Were Different…

Ah, the good old days. This is an ad for the then-fairly-new Disney Channel from the fall of 1984. Youngsters who missed those heady days might be shocked that there’s material aimed at an audience older than seven years old. Crazy, I know!

Gather ’round The Disney Channel

It’s going to tickle your family’s [...]

Your Friday Viewing: It All Started With A Mouse – The Disney Story

For your weekend viewing pleasure, courtesy of Progress City Public Access TV…

This classy little documentary was made for the Disney Channel in 1989. It tells the story of Walt’s life, and continues from there through the events of 1984 and beyond. There’s a great deal about Who Framed Roger Rabbit?, which was in production [...]