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A podcast that delves into the rich history, awesome stories, and fascinating details behind your favorite Disneyland Attractions.

The Backside Of Water - A Disneyland History Podcast The Back Side Of Water Podcast

    • History
    • 4.8 • 486 Ratings

A podcast that delves into the rich history, awesome stories, and fascinating details behind your favorite Disneyland Attractions.

    Star Tours

    Star Tours

    A long time ago in a theme park far, far away... Star Tours!! Join Alex Stewart & Freddy Martin as they Jetset across time and space to share the story of one of best and long-lasting attractions in Tomorrowland at Disneyland! This is a journey you won't want to miss. We Have Merch!!Buy: WED Enterprises Inspired BSOW T-ShirtCheck Out Our Other Podcast: Did You Know DisneyOur Star Wars Themed Podcast: The Smuggler's DispatchFollow Us On Instagram: @the_backside_of_waterJoin Our Facebook Group: The Backside of WaterProduction CreditsDirected By: Alex StewartWritten By: Alex StewartSound Design and Editing By: Alex Stewart

    • 1 hr 13 min
    BSOW Radio Theater Presents: The Haunted Mansion Holiday Special

    BSOW Radio Theater Presents: The Haunted Mansion Holiday Special

    Tis' the season for holiday cheer and ghoulish delights! On this very special episode of the Backside of Water Podcast, our hosts take a break from exploring the history of Disneyland only to find themselves in a daring journey to escape the walls of the Haunted Mansion with their very lives!! From all of us here at The Backside of Water, Happy Holidays! We wish you a blessed season of joy and a bright, hopeful new year!We Have Merch!!Buy: WED Enterprises Inspired BSOW T-ShirtCheck Out Our Other Podcast: Did You Know DisneyOur Star Wars Themed Podcast: The Smuggler's DispatchFollow Us On Instagram: @the_backside_of_waterJoin Our Facebook Group: The Backside of WaterProduction CreditsDirected By: Alex StewartWritten By: Alex StewartSound Design and Editing By: Alex Stewart

    • 34 min
    The Astro Orbitor

    The Astro Orbitor

    You know how a lot of podcasts say that you don't want to miss this episode? Yeah, we say that a lot too. But this time we're serious! Everybody glosses over the Astro Orbiter attraction in Tomorrowland, but to be honest, it has an amazingly rich history, an awesome story, and some really fascinating details that make it one of Disneyland's finest attractions, even if it isn't too thrilling in the traditional sense! So do yourself a favor and check out the latest episode! We Have Merch!!Buy: WED Enterprises Inspired BSOW T-ShirtCheck Out Our Other Podcast: Did You Know DisneyOur Star Wars Themed Podcast: The Smuggler's DispatchFollow Us On Instagram: @the_backside_of_waterJoin Our Facebook Group: The Backside of WaterProduction CreditsDirected By: Alex StewartWritten By: Alex StewartSound Design and Editing By: Alex Stewart

    • 1 hr 25 min
    Buzz Lightyear Astro Blasters

    Buzz Lightyear Astro Blasters

    Join us as we travel To Infinity And Beyond on this adventure of galactic proportions as we explore the amazing history of Buzz Lightyear Astro Blasters attraction at Disneyland! Alex Stewart, Freddy Martin, and Annie Ruygt leave no space stone unturned as they discuss the rich history of the founding and creation of Pixar, the awesome stories behind the concept for Astro Blasters, and the fascinating details behind how this seemingly run-of-the-mill attraction takes a common ride system found in theme parks all over the world and turns it on its head! This is an episode you will not want to miss!!We Have Merch!!Buy: WED Enterprises Inspired BSOW T-ShirtCheck Out Our Other Podcast: Did You Know DisneyFollow Us On Instagram: @the_backside_of_waterJoin Our Facebook Group: The Backside of WaterCheck out Cole's Amazing Podcast Right HereGalactic News PodcastProduction CreditsDirected By: Alex StewartWritten By: Alex StewartSound Design and Editing By: Alex Stewart

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Bonus Live Episode: What Does Disneyland Mean To Me...Again! (Feat. Dusty Sage)

    Bonus Live Episode: What Does Disneyland Mean To Me...Again! (Feat. Dusty Sage)

    To all who come to this happy podcast, welcome!! We recorded very special episode live in front of an audience of some of the greatest people on earth in one of the greatest resorts on earth, The Hojo Anaheim, with one of the greatest guests on earth, Dusty Sage of Micechat.com!This episode revisits a topic we covered  back in March of 2020. We took the opportunity to give our listeners a voice by having them share what Disneyland means to them. During this episode, you'll hear some funny, touching, and very inspiring stories from our friends of the show!A very special thank you to Heather Rad and the whole crew over at Hojo Anaheim, our favorite place to stay when we visit the parks! They provided a lovely space for us to be able to host this event. We literally couldn't have done this without them!! Want to stay at the Hojo Anaheim? Follow our affiliate link below for details and booking information!Click Here To Check out the Hojo AnaheimFollow Dusty Sage's Happenings Here:Instagram: @the.dusty.sageMicechat Insta: @micechatWebsite: micechat.comCheck Out Our Other Podcast: Did You Know DisneyFollow Us On Instagram: @the_backside_of_waterJoin Our Facebook Group: The Backside of WaterProduction CreditsDirected By: Alex StewartWritten By: Alex Stewart & Freddy MartinSound Design and Editing By: Alex Stewart

    • 48 min
    Live Episode! The Tomorrowland Theater (Feat. Dusty Sage)

    Live Episode! The Tomorrowland Theater (Feat. Dusty Sage)

    We're back! After a very long hiatus we are proud to return to exploring the amazing attractions in Disneyland, and this episode is very special for a number of reasons! We recorded this episode live, in front of an audience of some of the greatest people on earth in one of the greatest resorts on earth, The Hojo Anaheim, with one of the greatest guests on earth, Dusty Sage of Micechat.com!This unscripted conversation between Alex, Freddy, and Dusty really is a unique treat for fans of The Backside of Water. The energy in the room is tangible throughout the entire episode and we hope that you feel transported to this special time with us. Dusty Sage fits into the conversation like a glove and it was a total blast having him be part of the show!A very special thank you to Heather Rad and the whole crew over at Hojo Anaheim, our favorite place to stay when we visit the parks! They provided a lovely space for us to be able to host this event. We literally couldn't have done this without them!! Want to stay at the Hojo Anaheim? Follow our affiliate link below for details and booking information!Click Here To Check out the Hojo AnaheimFollow Dusty Sage's Happenings Here:Instagram: @the.dusty.sageMicechat Insta: @micechatWebsite: micechat.comCheck Out Our Other Podcast: Did You Know DisneyFollow Us On Instagram: @the_backside_of_waterJoin Our Facebook Group: The Backside of WaterProduction CreditsDirected By: Alex StewartWritten By: Alex Stewart & Freddy MartinSound Design and Editing By: Alex Stewart

    • 1 hr 9 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
486 Ratings

486 Ratings

PlanetRalph ,

Like “Behind the Attraction” for every attraction

Starting listening to this from the oldest episodes forward. Episodes hold up even after a few years. If you want more Disneyland and have enough news about the parks, these podcasts give good information mixed in with the hosts sharing their sense of humor and fun.

TyBear4 ,

One of the best podcasts out there!!!

I started listening to this podcast awhile ago before my family’s Disney trip and I listened to almost all the episodes Wenceslao I am hooked it’s a great way to learn about Disneyand in a fun way.

Colinscookin ,

Best podcast ever

I love how funny and knowledgeable the hosts are, and the SEA episodes help by mixing up the show. You guys make every episode super interesting and fun, even rides I thought had no history and were just thrown in there, you brought a whole new level, even to the attractions I already love. Listened to every episode at least twice!

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