Tag Archives: Found Disney

Found Disney: Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-In Mickey Ears

The show: Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-in. The time: 3/2 of 1970. The premise: A man is trying to get out of a traffic ticket by utilizing name dropping. And the name he first chooses to drop gives us our Disney … Continue reading

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Found Disney: Donald Duck Visits Singapore

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: You just never know where you’re going to find Disney! I was watching a vintage travel documentary from the 1950s called Kingdom of the Sea. The episode was entitled Ports of … Continue reading

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Found Disney: Donald Duck and Disney Comic Strip Belt

I’m always on the lookout for Disney-related items or references that show up in unusual places. Old periodicals, television commercials, or movies all yield strange sightings! Such as this Disney-inspired comic strip belt: Blue Peter is a British children’s television program … Continue reading

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Found Disney: Donald Duck on Disney’s Castaway Cay

In January of 2015 we embarked on our first Disney Cruise to celebrate our 25th Wedding Anniversary. You can read all about our cruise adventure here. As part of the package, we made our one and only visit to Disney’s … 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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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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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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Found Disney: Donald Duck for President on Hee Haw

I love watching old TV shows. They harken back to a simpler time and are usually quite innocent and ‘safe’. I also love it when I see Disney references in these old shows! Recently I was watching an old episode … Continue reading

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