Category Archives: Television

THE CHILD from Disney+ Series The Mandalorian

The debate waged as to whether this little green guy was somehow Yoda or some other being from his race. I think we all knew it couldn’t be the Jedi Master, but it was fun to argue about it in … Continue reading

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MICKEY MOUSE CLUB Song Hits LP RECORD

As Disney fans we are all Mouseketeers at heart! Even though most of us were not around in the early 1950’s to see The Mickey Mouse Club in its original broadcast run, we might remember seeing episodes in syndication or … Continue reading

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Found Disney: Mr. BEAN Tells Time with Mickey

I recently purchased a DVD set of the complete Mr. Bean shorts. You’ll recognize this name as the mime-like character created by Rowan Atkinson. And of course I noticed immediately that there was a Disney tie-in! In the very first … Continue reading

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The WINDSOR STAR Weekend Magazine

This large format 28-page magazine supplement was quite an impressive publication in its day! The two copies that I have were inserted into the weekend edition of The Windsor Star newspaper in the late 1970’s. It had both black and … Continue reading

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Dopey on MATCH GAME 78

Disney celebrities show up in the strangest places. In 1978, Dopey hadn’t had a movie gig in over 50 years and was looking to promote himself. It was common in the 70’s to do the game show circuit to maintain … Continue reading

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Found Disney: Mouseketeer Bobby on Lawrence Welk

And here we have yet another Disney reference popping up on television. We all remember the Merry Marching Mouseketeers with everyone’s favorite female performer, Annette. But who was your favorite male performer? Perhaps it was Robert Wilkie “Bobby” Burgess (born … Continue reading

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Found Disney – Mickey Mouse Visits Laugh-In

Well, I’ve found some obscure and freaky Disney references in old television shows before, but this one has an extra dimension of creepy! And this installment comes from Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-in was a comedy sketch show that ran for … Continue reading

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Found Disney – Mickey Mouse Meets Carol Burnett

Once again I have found a Disney reference in an unexpected place. My wife and I have been watching the lost episodes of The Carol Burnett Show: Episode #108 – November 4th, 1968 The above episode started with a Q&A … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: Mickey Mouse Club Scrapbook

Earlier on the blog I did a review of the Special Souvenir Edition (SSE) of this book. This post will focus on the regular edition, as it were. This book was compiled by Keith Keller and published by Grosset & … Continue reading

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Found Disney: Bing Crosby Likes Mickey’s Face

Picture this: Bing Crosby is in a cherry picker (a bucket on a hydraulic boom) being lifted up to and past huge pictures of the faces of famous personalities from yesteryear. As they say, you can’t make this stuff up, … Continue reading

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