A monthly trip back in time to Walt Disney World - From pre-opening to 25 years ago; your four retro hosts discuss now closed, but not forgotten attractions, designs, architecture and more! Come experience the Vacation Kingdom of the World...the way it was...and the way it is in your memories!
Monday Mar 06, 2017
27 - Tomorrow's Child - Spaceship Earth
Monday Mar 06, 2017
Monday Mar 06, 2017
Welcome to Episode 27 of the Retro Disney World Podcast: "Tomorrow's Child" - We appreciate your support and hope you have been enjoying each and every episode. Be sure to check out some of our previous shows.
Listener Mail - Candler wrote us regarding the old photos of the 20k subs in Florida. He corrected us, saying they were in Plant City. @CoderBrad asked us about the origins of the five legged goat on the Contemporary mural, How informs us on every detail possible regarding this. Reese is curious about a 20k scuba diving outfit, which ended up at The Living Seas & The Seas With Nemo. Brian helps us figure out this one, but let us know if you recall this piece. Rob from Las Vegas remembers a gold coin from Pirates, that had the date stamped on it. We go into great detail letting him know about this machine, what it did and finally how cool it was! For questions, comments and concerns, please write us - firstname.lastname@example.org
Audio Rewind - Last month, the audio rewind song was JP and the Silver Stars, you were correct! The winner is Frank Schell, winning a set of RetroWDW Pins. Great job Frank! If you think you know the answer to this months audio rewind puzzler, email us! email@example.com - This month the winner will get a pack of RetroWDW Pins! All entries due 4/3/2017 and a winner will be selected. Even if you don't win, you will gain an entry into the NEW PRIZE POT!
Prize Pot - This year, we are going to do a new and exciting prize giveaway. The RetroWDW Podcast will have two prize pots this year; one summer, one winter. The first prize pot item is the Walt Disney at the World's Fair Four CD Set. This month, we are having How add a mystery gift...The item will not be revealed, and this is the first time we are adding a mystery item to the pot.
Main Topic - This month, we rejoin at the gates of EPCOT Center, to take a ride on Spaceship Earth. An opening day attraction that has changed a few times but lots of aspects remain the same. EPCOT was an amazing achievement and still is, so join us as we take you back to construction, opening day and the ride itself. Guided by the retro master himself, How goes into great detail taking you through the geodesic sphere. We also mention the Ray Bradbury script, which you can find here.
RetroWDW Merchandise - This month, we are bringing you a Spaceship Earth design in honor of our Podcast. How just keeps putting out these one of a kind designs that you cannot find anywhere else. Give How some feedback on your favorite design by tweeting at us, showing off your purchases. As always, we appreciate your support and love seeing you out there sporting your RetroWDW gear! Be sure to get your shirt, iPhone case, tote bag, pillow or coffee mug- www.retrodisneyworld.com/supportus
Listener Memories - Keep the calls coming, sharing your memories and giving us feedback. If you would like to call and leave us a message, please dial 978-71-RETRO. Keep the calls coming!
-Join us next month for a trip to the Old Swimmin' Hole. We take you back to River Country, the first themed water park!-
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