Disney Dummies

Hosted ByTuong La, Samantha Leggatt, Laura Gordon

The world is full of Disney superfans, but this trio is wise enough to know that even the super-est fans can still be Disney Dummies. Join Sam, Laura, and Tuong as they explore each of Disney’s animated films in chronological order, bringing you blasts from the past, fun facts you never knew, and hot takes on everything from the seven dwarf’s political affiliations to what Tinkerbell’s pixie dust is really made of.


All Episodes

DD17 – 101 Dalmatians (1961)

Buckle up, because the Dummies are on the edge of their seats this week as they watch Cruella de Vil chase 101 Dalmatians across the English countryside. And don’t worry, cat fanatics – the Dummies have got lots of love for the REAL hero of the story, Sargeant Tibbs!

DD16 – Sleeping Beauty (1959)

Sleeping Beauty: Was she really a beauty? And was she really asleep? Well, the Dummies won’t be answering those questions this week, but they WILL be covering the drama, romance, and single deeply comedic moment of this classic Disney princess film.

DD15 – Lady and the Tramp (1955)

Lady and the Tramp: the film that changed spaghetti forever. Follow along with the Dummies and our four-legged friends as we watch our two heroes overcome villainous dog catchers,...

DD14 – Peter Pan (1953)

We’re off to Never-never Land as the dummies take on Peter Pan! Join us as we explore the classic film’s glorious imagery, imaginative storyline, and unfortunately, its blatant racism....

DD13 – Alice in Wonderland (1951)

Fall down the rabbit hole with the Disney Dummies as we follow Alice into Wonderland this week! We’ll be partying with the Mad Hatter and March Hare, hiding from...

DD12 – Cinderella (1950)

There’s nothing like a good old fairytale to get the Dummies out of a rut, and Cinderella and company are here to save the day. We’re talking wicked stepsisters, glass slippers, and animal friends here to save the day as we take on one of Disney’s greatest classics.

DD11 – The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad (1949)

For the sixth and final installment in our streak of Disney packaged films, Walt paired up everyone’s favourite headless horseman with everyone’s favourite anthropomorphic toad and called it a day. Limp across the finish line with the Dummies as we dissect The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad.

DD10 – Melody Time (1948)

If a short film about a tugboat named Little Toot isn’t enough to warm your heart, well, the rest of this movie ain’t gonna do it either. This week the Dummies take on Melody Time, the film brave enough to take on Johnny Appleseed, Flight of the Bumblebee, and even Donald Duck.

DD09 – Fun and Fancy Free (1947)

Ever heard of Bongo the bear? We’ll be honest: there’s a good reason you haven’t! Tune in to hear the Dummies’ take on Fun and Fancy Free, the fourth Disney package film that follows the story of a forgettable bear with an unforgettable climb up a beanstalk with our best pals Mickey, Goofy, and of course, Donald.