The Sweep Spot - Former Disneyland Cast Members Talking Disneyland (podcasts)
The Sweep Spot # 159 - A look at Disneyland in 2005

In this episode we take a tour of Disneyland during the year 2005. This was a big year for the park because it also turned 50 years old. There was much to celebrate, and we will talk about about those things in this episode. Plus the latest in Disneyland current events. Dont forget to order our book Cleaning the Kingdom at

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Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 10:48am MDT

The Sweep Spot # 158 - The History of Tomorrowland at Disneyland Part 4

In this episode we finish our look at the History of Tomorrowland at Disneyland. This series was a par 4 series where we took a look at each year the park was opened and saw some great attractions comes and go, and some not so great attractions come and go as well. This area has probably had more changes then in any other area in the park. We hope you enjoy this final look at the history of Tomorrowland at Disneyland. Plus preorder our soon to be out book Cleaning the Kingdom at

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Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 12:51pm MDT

The Sweep Spot # 157 - History of Tomorrowland at Disneyland Part 3

In this episode we continue our series on the history of Tomorrowland. In part 3 of this series we talk about the years 1986 to 1998. We see many loved and missed attractions leave during these years, and a new Tomorrowland arise. This would be the 2nd biggest Tomorrowland remodel in its history. Also current events of the Disneyland Resort and preorder our upcoming book Cleaning the Kingdom out End of July 2015.

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Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 10:13am MDT

The Sweep Spot # 156 - History of Tomorrowland at Disneyland Part 2

In this episode we continue our History of Tomorrowland Series. In part 2 we go from the year 1967 to 1985. The Tomorrowland 1967 Refurb is probably the best Tomorrowland that we have seen in its history. it is one we enjoy talking about and you will learn more about it. There was not a whole lot of changes in Tomorrowland until 1977, when Space Mountain was added. We leave off at 1985, just on the brink of two attractions that would be added, and we will talk about those in Part 3, next time. Also we have the latest in current events at the Disneyland Resort. Plus we mention our new upcoming book Cleaning the Kingdom due out Late July, or early August. You can now preorder the book at now!

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Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 10:04am MDT

The Sweep Spot # 155 - History of Tomorrowland at Disneyland Part 1

In this episode we start a new series. This series is the history of Tomorrowland at Disneyland Park. In this episode, part 1. We go from 1955 to 1966. We take a look at all the attractions that have been in Tomorrowland during those years. Also what shops and restaurants too. This is a fun look at Tomorrowland, and was fun to do the research for it. Plus the latest in the Disneyland Curent Events. Enjoy!

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Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 10:31am MDT

The Sweep Spot # 154 - Tour of Disneyland in 1975

In this episode we will go on a tour around Disneyland as if it was the year 1975. we learn about what attractions were there then, what type of shows and parades, and more! Plus the latest in current events.

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Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 11:15pm MDT

The Sweep Spot # 153 - Disneyland, So Many Lists and an Author

In this episode we welcome back to our show author of The Disneyland Encyclopedia and his latest book Disneyland Book of Lists. We discuss his new book, Disneyland history and more. Plus the latest in Disneyland Resort current events.

We are two former Disneyland Custodial Cast members talking Disneyland history, stories working there, authors, Disney legends, and more.

Soon a book will be out by us called Cleaning The Kingdom, due out this summer. We will talk all about Disneyland Custodial, the history of the department, great stories, memories, typical days, and much more!

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Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 10:36am MDT

The Sweep Spot # 152 - Shops in New Orleans Square at Disneyland

In this episode we take a look at the stores in New Orleans Square Disneyland. New Orleans Square Opened in 1966, and over the years there has been many changes in these store locations. We will discuss what was there, and what is there now, and what they sold. Plus this weeks Disneyland current events.

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Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 8:31am MDT

The Sweep Spot # 151 - Tour of Disneyland in 1955

In this episode we talk a look at Disneyland in the year 1955. Now we didnt include much on opening day because that could be its own show, and it will this year. Also we have the latest Disneyland Resort current events.

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Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 11:38am MDT

The Sweep Spot # 146 - Disneyland Restaurants of the Past

In this episode we take a look at The past restaurants at Disneyland. We learn where these food locations were, and what they served.

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Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 10:22am MDT

The Sweep Spot # 144 - The Matterhorn Bobsleds

In this episode we take a look at The Matterhorn Bobsleds at Disneyland. We learn what was in its spot before this great attraction, who designed and worked on it, and the changes over the years. Plus some cast member stories, and current events of the week.

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Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 11:04am MDT

The Sweep Spot # 143 - Disneyland Trip Report

In this episode Lynn tells us about his recent trip to the Disneyland Resort.

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Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 9:26am MDT

The Sweep Spot # 141 - History of The Disneyland Hotel

In this episode we take a look at the long history of The Disneyland Hotel. This hotel which opened in 1955, has changed quite a bit over the years, but it has set the standard for resort hotels all over. Join us as our frequent guest David Smith joins us on this journey. The Sweep Spot is former Disneyland cast members talking Disneyland history, interviews, stories working there and more. Join Lynn Barron and Ken Pellman for past episodes as well.

Direct download: the_sweep_spot_ep_141.mp3
Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 12:04pm MDT