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The Theme Park Duo Podcast

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We are The Theme Park Duo! We are a Husband and Wife team that absolutely love Theme Parks, Amusement Parks, Haunts, Dark Rides, Roller Coaster and many more things in the Theme Park world. Now the fun doesn’t stop here, we have a fun podcast called “The Theme Park Duo Podcast”. On that show we will talk about a myriad of topics and news of the Theme Park world. Along side the podcast, we have this site to publish all our reviews of upcoming theme park and haunt events. We have some fun people joining us along for the ride, surprisingly, they are couples too! So hang on time for a crazy ride with the Theme Park Duo!

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We are The Theme Park Duo! We are a Husband and Wife team that absolutely love Theme Parks, Amusement Parks, Haunts, Dark Rides, Roller Coaster and many more things in the Theme Park world. Now the fun doesn’t stop here, we have a fun podcast called “The Theme Park Duo Podcast”. On that show we will talk about a myriad of topics and news of the Theme Park world. Along side the podcast, we have this site to publish all our reviews of upcoming theme park and haunt events. We have some fun people joining us along for the ride, surprisingly, they are couples too! So hang on time for a crazy ride with the Theme Park Duo!

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Amazing!

By z3bos - Mar 14 2019
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This is my favorite Disneyland/Southern California podcast I have found. Love the enthusiasm and the history. The interviews are amazingly awesome! Looking forward to going backward and listening.

Super West Coast Duo

By Frank from Astoria - Mar 01 2019
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Glad I could finally dive in on the Theme Park Duo. Initially in search of Disneyland content, I really enjoy that the duo offers episodes on events at Knott’s, et al... great conversation, in depth, and never a lull. - Frank from @DillosDiz.

iTunes Ratings

57 Ratings
Average Ratings
53
2
0
1
1

Amazing!

By z3bos - Mar 14 2019
Read more

This is my favorite Disneyland/Southern California podcast I have found. Love the enthusiasm and the history. The interviews are amazingly awesome! Looking forward to going backward and listening.

Super West Coast Duo

By Frank from Astoria - Mar 01 2019
Read more

Glad I could finally dive in on the Theme Park Duo. Initially in search of Disneyland content, I really enjoy that the duo offers episodes on events at Knott’s, et al... great conversation, in depth, and never a lull. - Frank from @DillosDiz.

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The Theme Park Duo Podcast

Updated 8 months ago

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We are The Theme Park Duo! We are a Husband and Wife team that absolutely love Theme Parks, Amusement Parks, Haunts, Dark Rides, Roller Coaster and many more things in the Theme Park world. Now the fun doesn’t stop here, we have a fun podcast called “The Theme Park Duo Podcast”. On that show we will talk about a myriad of topics and news of the Theme Park world. Along side the podcast, we have this site to publish all our reviews of upcoming theme park and haunt events. We have some fun people joining us along for the ride, surprisingly, they are couples too! So hang on time for a crazy ride with the Theme Park Duo!

Rank #1: EPISODE 203 - TOP 5 UNIVERSAL STUDIOS ATTRACTIONS WISH LIST with GUEST THE UNOFFICIAL UNIVERSAL ORLANDO PODCAST

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THE THEME PARK DUO PODCAST: SUBSCRIBE ON iTUNES, GOOGLE PLAY, STITCHER, iHEART RADIO AND SPOTIFY!  On this Episode of the Theme Park Duo Podcast we are joined by Lee and Tracey of the Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast were we all share our TOP 5 attraction wish lists for Universal Studio parks. The only stipulation was that the themes have to be Universal owned. Wait till you hear what we think of! Before we jump into the main topic, we have a Theme Park Bulletin. We chat about the wild and crazy rumors that are the Mary Poppins ride coming to the UK pavilion at EPCOT! If you are a Walt Disney World fan, what do you think about this rumor? Follow us on Social Media: @themeparkduo Contact us: themeparkduo@gmail.com Follow UUOP on Twitter: @UUOPodcast  

Mar 11 2018
1 hour 22 mins
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Rank #2: EPISODE 105 - TRIP REPORT: SHANGHAI DISNEYLAND with GUEST KEVIN KALBFELD

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THE THEME PARK DUO PODCAST: SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES, GOOGLE PLAY AND STITCHER! Sit down with Nikki and Gabriel as the hosts of The Theme Park Duo Podcast bring a fun trip to Shanghai Disneyland! We are joined by our friend Kevin who was lucky enough to visit the brand new Disney Park! We talk about the incredible ground breaking Pirates of the Caribbean: Battle for the Sunken Treasure, the Tron Lightcycle Power Run, the shows, and the major cultural differences between American Disney Theme Parks and Foreign Disney Theme Parks! It's such an interesting conversation and you should not miss this one! With our Theme Park Bulletin segment, we chat about Blackpool Pleasure Beach's new roller coaster ICON, Christmas in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Florida/Orlando,  Star Wars Land construction updates and the immersive details coming to the new land and FINALLY some interesting new information coming from Pandora: The World of Avatar at Disney's Animal Kingdom at Walt Disney World. Its a jam packed episode but one not to be missed! Check out our website: themeparkduo.com Follow us on social media: @themeparkduo Contact us: themeparkduo@gmail.com

Apr 24 2017
1 hour 28 mins
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Rank #3: EPISODE 202 - COAST TO COAST BATTLE: TOMORROWLAND with GUEST RICH STORK from THE ONE LITTLE SPARK PODCAST

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THE THEME PARK DUO PODCAST: SUBSCRIBE ON iTUNES, GOOGLE PLAY, STITCHER, iHEART RADIO AND SPOTIFY!  On this Episode of the Theme Park Duo Podcast we are joined by Rich Stork of the One Little Spark Podcast to continue our Coast to Coast Battle series between The Magic Kingdom and Disneyland! This time around, we compare and contrast Tomorrowland! Which do you think is better? We also have a Theme Park Bulletin where we talk about the NEW Walking Dead Roller Coaster announced at Thorpe Park, Disneyland Annual Passport rumors regarding Star Wars Land (Galaxies Edge) and a brand new area coming to Adventureland in Disneyland, The Tropical Hideaway!   Follow us on Social Media: @themeparkduo Contact us: themeparkduo@gmail.com Follow Rich on Twitter: @OLS_Podcast  

Feb 26 2018
1 hour 35 mins
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Rank #4: EPISODE 117 - KNOTT'S SCARY FARM 2017

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THE THEME PARK DUO PODCAST: SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES, GOOGLE PLAY, STITCHER AND iHEART RADIO! The Duo takes you through the terrors and scares that await you at Knott's Scary Farm, the longest running Halloween event around! One of our favorite haunts ever, it's easy to gush about this event. But, not only is it just The Duo, we brought Ted Dougherty on the show. Author of A Picture History Knott's Scary Farm Halloween Haunt and owner of Ultimatehaunt.com, Ted is the perfect person to chat Knott's Scary Farm! Here you will find maze and scare zone reviews as well as just the over all value of this incredible event! This episode is filled with scares, frights, fun, sliders, monsters and just about everything that goes bump in the night and the FOG! The most haunting Halloween event in Southern California, Knott's Scary Farm, returns with unimaginable scares and innovative thrills for its 45th season. The fully transformed park will feature 13 uniquely haunted mazes and attractions, including the return of Elvira, Mistress of the Dark, for her last performance as she bids farewell to the Scary Farm crowds with an all-new show. Knott’s Scary Farm is back for 25 horrifying nights from September 21 – October 31. This year’s Knott’s Scary Farm experience has all the ingredients of a truly terrifying nightmare, but unlike most dreams, Knott’s Scary Farm is a nightmare you can’t wake up from. Check out Ted's Site: Ultimatehaunt.com Check out our website: themeparkduo.com Follow us on social media: @themeparkduo Contact us: themeparkduo@gmail.com

Oct 01 2017
1 hour 57 mins
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Rank #5: EPISODE 106 - RIDE BATTLE: PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN with GUEST HOSTS EXTENDED QUEUE

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THE THEME PARK DUO PODCAST: SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES, GOOGLE PLAY AND STITCHER! Set sail with Nikki and Gabriel as the hosts of The Theme Park Duo Podcast bring an intense RIDE BATTLE between Pirates of the Caribbean from Disneyland and Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom in celebration of the release of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales.  Although there are many differences, the magic that was used to design both attractions is immense. Incredible minds came together to create an attraction that has surpassed the bounds of theme parks and has permeated the popular culture. By the end of this episode, you will be saying Yo Ho Yo Ho a pirates life for me. Along side this voyage, we will be making some pit stops to chat about the current news. This news includes our Mouse Report: insider new and previews of Pandora: The World of Avatar at Disney's Animal Kingdom, the rumored Haunted Mansion themed restaurant, Club 33 opening up in the Walt Disney World Resort and The Foolish Mortals Documentary all about fans of the Haunted Mansion. FINALLY we have some Haunting Headlines with leaked information about Universal Studios Florida and their Halloween Horror Nights event! Leaked images show Stephen King's The Shining will be appearing as a theme for a maze. Now hop in the your pirate ship, grab your rum and your parrots, as we sail the seven seas in search for really bad eggs....I mean treasure! Check out our website: themeparkduo.com Follow us on social media: @themeparkduo Contact us: themeparkduo@gmail.com

May 08 2017
1 hour 24 mins
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Rank #6: EPISODE 201 - A HISTORICAL TOUR OF GHOST TOWN AT KNOTT'S BERRY FARM with JEFF TUCKER of 91 REASONS

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THE THEME PARK DUO PODCAST: SUBSCRIBE ON iTUNES, GOOGLE PLAY, STITCHER, iHEART RADIO AND SPOTIFY!  WE"RE BACK! On the Season Premier of The Theme Park Duo Podcast, The Duo takes a tour, with Jeff Tucker of 91 Reasons Podcast, of Ghost Town at Knott's Berry Farm. There is history steeped in every corner of Ghost Town and if you look close enough, you can see many items from the past that still reside in Ghost Town! Find out the history behind the famous Catawampus! Also find out what things in Ghost Town are true originals from back in the day! The Duo also starts off Season 02 with a bang with Park Peeves where they talk about how to accurately speak about The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Theme Parks.  Lastly, The Duo chats about the recent price increases at The Disneyland Resort and compare those prices with the ticket prices of Knott's Berry Farm, Six Flags Magic Mountain, and Universal Studios Hollywood!   Check out our website: themeparkduo.com Follow us on Social Media: @themeparkduo Contact us: themeparkduo@gmail.com

Feb 12 2018
1 hour 43 mins
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Rank #7: EPISODE 122 - TRIP REPORT: UNIVERSAL ORLANDO RESORT

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THE THEME PARK DUO PODCAST: SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES, GOOGLE PLAY, STITCHER AND iHEART RADIO!   On this Episode, The Duo takes you on a journey to the East Coast to talk about their crazy trip to The Universal Orlando Resort for Halloween Horror Nights, Universal Studios Florida and Islands of Adventure. Also maybe some Disney stops along the way. We talk our favorite moments and our not so favorite moments from our quick vacation to Orlando. Find out what we loved (SPOILER ALERT its probably The Wizarding World of Harry Potter Hogsmeade and Diagon Alley) and didn't love about our first experience with Universal Studios on the East Coast! Also find out why we ended up crying so much on our trip! Along with our trip report, we talk about the newly renovated and intensified Ghost and Legends Tour aboard The Queen Mary in Long Beach California. Take a tour aboard the famously haunted Queen Mary, but watch out because you will be entering some of the most haunted locations on the ship and you might just have an encounter yourself! On top of that we give major shout outs to some friends of the show and chat about our crazy weekend for Nikki's Birthday that took us to Universal Studios Hollywood for some Butter Beer, Disneyland and Disney California Adventure for Dinner at Cathay Circle and so much WINE!  You're gonna hear Disney, Universal and (Semi) haunt related stories all on this Episode, what more can you ask for!? Check out our website: themeparkduo.com Follow us on social media: @themeparkduo Contact us: themeparkduo@gmail.com

Nov 13 2017
1 hour 21 mins
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Rank #8: EPISODE 109 - DOUBLE TRIP REPORT: SEAWORLD SAN DIEGO & DISNEY CALIFORNIA ADVENTURE

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THE THEME PARK DUO PODCAST: SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES, GOOGLE PLAY AND STITCHER! We have a double dose of trip reports for everyone today! The Duo went to Sea World San Diego to check out their brand new area Ocean Explorer, rode its main attraction Submarine Quest, saw the BRAND NEW Orca Encounter show, got a back stage tour with a close encounter with a Dolphin and Sea Lion, and rose their big rides Manta (roller coaster) and Journey to Atlantis! In The Duo's second trip, they visited Disney California Adventure park to ride Guardians of the Galaxy Mission: Breakout for the first time. Hear their thoughts and problems with the fun new additions to Hollywood Land at The Disneyland Resort. Also on this episode, The Duo is joined by Brian Saeger of skywalkingadventure.com to chat about the theme park news! They chat about Universal Studios and their announcement of Super Nintendo World, Universal Studios Hollywood getting a Voodoo Donuts, Universal Studios Hollywood's new DreamWorks Theatre attraction replacing Shrek 4D, as well as a Haunting Headlines segment about American Horror Story Roanoke coming to Halloween Horror Nights Hollywood! Oh and we breifly chat about the incident at Walt Disney World with the Monorail piece flying off near guests at EPCOT! It's a packed episode, so buckle up tight because this is going to get crazy! Check out our website: themeparkduo.com   Follow us on social media: @themeparkduo Contact us: themeparkduo@gmail.com  

Jun 19 2017
1 hour 23 mins
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Rank #9: EPISODE 111 - D23 EXPO 2017

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THE THEME PARK DUO PODCAST: SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES, GOOGLE PLAY AND STITCHER! This past weekend, The Duo made their way to Anaheim Convention Center to enjoy the 2017 D23 Expo! The D23 Expo is the one stop shop for all things Disney for all the Disney fans. Whether its cartoons on Disney XD or Theme Parks, D23 has you covered. We spent the entire weekend at D23 and wanted to share our adventures with everyone! You will hear us talk about the different panels we attended, who we met, who we saw and what our over all thoughts were on the Expo itself. It was a long and tiring weekend but we wouldn't change it for the world. Stay tuned because this episode promises to be a Disney packed episode! Check out our Website: themeparkduo.com     Follow us on social media: @themeparkduo Contact us: themeparkduo@gmail.com  

Jul 18 2017
1 hour 19 mins
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Rank #10: EPISODE 107 - TOP 5 CLOSED ATTRACTIONS

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THE THEME PARK DUO PODCAST: SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES, GOOGLE PLAY AND STITCHER! Have you ever just wished that your favorite closed attraction from the past would make a resounding return to the world of theme parks and amusement parks? One more ride on The Enchanted Tiki Room: Under New Management at The Magic Kingdom? One more trip into the twilight zone on the Tower of Terror at Disney' California Adventure? Well this is the episode where the Duo talks about oldies that have gone the way of the dodo. Everyone has their personal attachment to attractions whether its at Disneyland in Anaheim California or Universal Studios in Orlando. So the Duo gives their personal TOP 5 closed attractions here in Souther California. It is a whirl wind of emotions, sad stories and wonderful memories. Not only do we reminisce on amazing rides and attractions of the past, but we do talk about the new night time show coming to Universal Studios Hollywood in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. We mention that permits have been filed to drastically change EPCOT's future and Sea World in Orlando will be receiving a Sesame Street themed area to their park! Last but not least, we have a Haunting Headlines announcement with The Shining being confirmed for both Universal Studios Orlando and Hollywood for Halloween Horror Nights. Grab your photo albums, fire up that projector and come with us as we stroll down memory lane of our favorite closed attractions! Check out our website: themeparkduo.com Follow us on social media: @themeparkduo Contact us: themeparkduo@gmail.com

May 22 2017
55 mins
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