Rob Plays167 Videos

Up or Down? The Haunted Mansion Stretching Room

When you step into the famous octagonal room, your first stop at the Haunted Mansion, the disembodied ghost-host asks: “Is this room actually stretching? Or is it just your imagination?” Well it’s not your imagination. It is stretching, but in which direction? New here? Be sure to subscribe! 🔷 My Disney Podcast! 🎧 Follow me […]

Paradise Pier vs Dinoland USA: Why do I like one and hate the other?

I am not shy about my distaste for Dinoland USA in the Animal Kingdom at Walt Disney World. I think it’s a low effort area of the park that falls below the standards I’ve come to expect from Disney and doesn’t inherently feel like a Disney experience. On paper, I feel the same could be […]

The Military’s Disney Hotel: Shades of Green

Shades of Green is one of the few unique resorts on Walt Disney World property that share the distinction of not actually being owned or operated by Disney themselves. However this resort isn’t owned by Hilton or Sheraton or Four Seasons. No, this resort is owned by the United States Department of Defense, and it […]

The Origins of Beverly: The Soda People Love To Hate

Why does the Beverly soda taste so bad? Is it an Italian thing? Do they just like awful soda over there? Where did it come from? Where is it now? Why do die-hard Disney World fans love, or love to hate, Beverly? New here? Be sure to subscribe! 🔷 My Patreon! ❤ My Disney History […]

Disneyland’s Fail Parade: Light Magic

In October of 1996, after decades of wowing guests old and young alike, Disneyland said goodbye to the Main Street Electrical Parade. It was a fan favorite, but the parade was showing signs of age and in an increasingly competitive industry it was time to create something new and exciting in order to keep moving […]

5 Rushed Disney Projects

Today with all of the advanced technology that goes into new attractions and all of the study and thought that goes into new projects at the parks, it’d be no surprise to see Imagineers take years to put something together. However there have been instances where attractions and parks of the resorts were hastily thrown […]

How Chinatown Became the Tiki Room

Did you know that the Enchanted Tiki Room in Disneyland is rooted in an idea for a Chinese food restaurant off Main Street? Weird right? New here? Be sure to subscribe! 🔷 My Disney Podcast! 🎧 Follow me on Twitter! 📱

Is Disney World Worth It? – Disney’s Cost Per Hour

Many people ask if Disney World is worth it. While that’s such a hard question to answer in a video, let’s take a look at what Disney World can cost somebody, not just in total, but per hour! New here? Be sure to subscribe! 🔷 My Patreon! ❤ My Disney Podcast! 🎧 Follow me on […]

Epcot’s Ripple Effect_ How the Opening of EPCOT Center Doomed Two Amusements

The rising tide lifts all boats. The creation of Walt Disney World in Orlando Florida is arguably one example of that. Prior to the resorts opening in 1971, that region of the state simply wasn’t the diverse tourism powerhouse that it is today. So it’s fair to say that there are amusements in that area […]

Charityland 2018 (Sunday, December 9th at 5pm!)

Who would have though that Avengers: End Game would be the SECOND biggest trailer to drop today? Join us over at Defunctland this Sunday at 5pm ET for a seven hour live stream holiday spectacular, where we’ll be raising money for Give Kids the World Village! Kevin, Disney Dan, and I will be co-hosting as […]