Rob Plays

Disneyland’s 25th Anniversary – 25 Hours of Disneyland

For a few years between 2012 and 2015 Disney would hold annual 24-hour-long events at both Disneyland and Walt Disney World. They were a fun way for fans to spend an entire full day at the parks. But did you know there was time Disneyland was open for 25 hours? New here? Be sure to […]

The Case of the Missing Dolphin Light (Part 1?)

Disney built Cinderella Castle, The Tower of Terror, and Expedition Everest in Walt Disney World with a height of under 200 feet to intentionally avoid having to place a blinking light at the top. The Dolphin Resort at Disney World is over 250 feet tall… so where’s the light? New here? Be sure to subscribe! […]

POGs at Disneyland

Disneyland is a classic American staple and has been since it opened in 1955. Just saying the name, Disneyland, evokes the images of Mickey Mouse and the famous Matterhorn Bobsleds and… POGs. New here? Be sure to subscribe! 🔷https://goo.gl/x17zTL My Patreon! ❤https://patreon.com/RobPlays My Disney History Book List! 📚https://www.robplays.com/books/ My Disney Podcast! 🎧http://ttapodcast.com Follow me on […]

What Does a YEAR on a Disney Cruise Cost?

I just recently experience my first Disney Cruise this past week, and as I was on line to disembark at the end of the weekend, I thought: I really don’t want to leave this ship. If only I could just book another cruise starting today and turn right around. It got me thinking. What if […]

Disney’s High-Speed Railroad Stop That Never Happened

In 2003 Disney played a game of chicken with the state of Florida and Universal Studios that had billions of dollars on the line. Disney won and then in 2004 they lost along with everyone else. New here? Be sure to subscribe! 🔷https://goo.gl/x17zTL My Patreon! ❤https://patreon.com/RobPlays My Disney History Book List! 📚https://www.robplays.com/books/ My Disney Podcast! […]

The Mutoscopes of Walt Disney World

This is a Mutoscope. If you’ve ever popped into the Walt Disney World Railroad Station at Main Street USA, you’ve probably seen them. They make for fun little interactive elements in the park, but beyond that they’re also a real piece of film history. New here? Be sure to subscribe! 🔷https://goo.gl/x17zTL My Patreon! ❤https://patreon.com/RobPlays My […]

Disney’s Failed Sci-Fi Convention: Contact ’96

Conventions at Walt Disney World are nothing new, and today conventions by Disney aren’t out of the ordinary either. However in the mid 1990’s Disney tried their hand at hosting their own Sci-Fi convention called Contact ’96 and it didn’t quite go as well as they had hoped. New here? Be sure to subscribe! 🔷https://goo.gl/x17zTL […]

Birthday Parties at Disney World: Mickey’s Magical Birthday Bash

Today plenty of people head to Walt Disney World in Florida to celebrate their birthday, and they can tailor that experience in a multitude of ways. Did you that in the 1990’s, however, Disney offered official birthday party packages for kids? Here’s the history of Mickey’s Magical Birthday Bash! NOTE: I’m on vacation for the […]

A Quick Thank You

I’m not a fan of long speeches, so I wanted to keep it short. Whether Splashtacular was your first video, or you’ve been here since the Minecraft Disney days, I want to thank you all so much. Without YOU this channel would not be what it is today. It really does warm my heart to […]

Epcot’s Short-Lived Splashtacular

In the fall of 1993 Disney began to transform Epcot in an attempt to breath some new life into the rapidly aging theme park. Some of those changes would go on to be long lasting and remembered elements of Epcot. Others… not so much. Splashtacular at Epcot would ultimately fall into the latter category, and […]