The Sweep Spot - Former Disneyland Cast Members Talking Disneyland

In this episode 30 we talk to a listener of the show Mallory o' Bryant. It was her husband and her first trip to Disneyland and we hear all about it land by land. She is a long time WDW fan so it is interesting to hear her perspective of Disneyland for the first time. Come along on this fun journey into Disneyland and Disney California Adventure. Check out show notes at

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In this episode we will discuss the popular overlay Haunted Mansion Holiday. We will talk about its history, our experiences, and fun facts. Then in the second segment we are proud and honored to welcome to our show Garner Holt. Garner Holt works closely with Disney to bring to you some of the best animatronics. We listen to how he got started, to some of his Disney projects especially Haunted Mansion Holiday. Hope you enjoy this and our other episodes.

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In this episode we welcome a guest to our show who was a former Disneyland custodian who talks about The retirement party for Former Disneyland Custodial manager Ray Sidejas. We hear about how he formed kept the great traditions alive and going at Disneyland and hear about his awesome going away party. Then we discuss the history of Caration Plaza Gardens at Disneyland and its great history. Hope you enjoy this. Check out show notes at

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In this episode we welcome author and Disney fan David Koenig. We discuss his books, and Disneyland memories. A very interesting look at behind the scenes at Disneyland. Check out the show notes at

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In this episode we take a look at a show that has been popular since it began, that show is Fantasmic! We look at its history, behind the scenes, and custodial aspect to the cleanup and more! Enjoy this journey into imagination. Check out show notes at

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In this episode we finish up our 59 refurb series and discuss the Disneyland Monorail. We look at the history and some custodian stories. Remember to go to and check out show notes, research materials, photo contest, and more!

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In this episode we are very excited to have one of the authors of The Hidden Mickey Books join us for an interview. He is not only an author, but a big Disney fan and former cast member. Come along and hear about his great books, and his experiences working at Disneyland.

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In this episode we take a look at Walt Disneys interest in space and how it evolved into Disneyland. We look at attractions like Rocket to the moon, Flight to the moon, Mission to mars, and more! Put on your space suit and prepare for launch!!

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In this episode we take a look at attractions at Disneyland and see which ones were inspired by movies. We also review our D23 Expo Weekend. Come along and enjoy this trip!

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In this episode we discuss an attraction that was around a long time, but wasnt the most popular attraction. We also take a look at fastpass at Disneyland.

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