The next episode of DAF Radio, Episode 7, will be delayed until next week. Disney Afternerds can enjoy the newest One Shot while they wait for episode 7, the full audio from the Disney Afternoon panel from Long Beach Comic Con 2014. In the meantime, US fans that would like to be part of our up-coming Christmas show can now call into our new voice mail at (818) 533-1298 and leave a holiday message. Our favorite fan Holiday messages will be used for the Christmas show that will be coming in just a few weeks. Just leave your name and what your Disney Afternoon Christmas/Holiday wish is for 2014.
DAF Head Host Jason takes a look back at the classic Raw Toonage short, “Gobble Gobble Bonkers”.
Original Broadcast: 5 December 1992 (USA)
Director: David Block Writer: Terrie Collins, Mina Johnson, Tom Minton, Ralph Sanchez, Robert Schechter / Cast: Jim Cummings, Jeff Bennett, Rodger Bumpass, Nancy Cartwright, Steve Mackall, Dave Thomas
Pilgrim Grumbles comes up with an idea for the first Thanksgiving Feast and sends Pilgrim Bonkers to fetch a turkey to eat for this feast. But when Bonkers comes back with Pilgrim Jitters’ favorite turkey, Talula, thinking that the bird will be a guest to dinner instead of dinner, can Bonkers fix his mistake and rescue poor Talula before it’s too late?
DAF Retro Review Special Contributor Chris takes a look back at the classic Rescue Rangers episode, “Ghost of a Chance”.
Original Broadcast: 10 October 1989 (USA)
Director: John Kimball, Bob Zamboni Writer: Art Cover, Bryce Malek, Lydia Marano / Cast: Corey Burton, Peter Cullen, Jim Cummings, Tress MacNeille
Hot on his trail, the Rescue Rangers have come to London, England to stop Fat Cat, who has developed a plan to steal the Crown Jewels of Britain from the Tower of London. Once in England, the Rescue Rangers encounter a ghost of one of Monterey Jack’s ancestors and discover that Monterey has to perform one brave deed in order to allow his ancestor’s spirit to rest. Can Monterey help his departed family member while helping the team defeat Fat Cat in time?
Next week we are pleased to present an interview with former Disney TV Animation voice director Ginny McSwain! Ginny was kind enough to sit down with us and talk about her days work on the Disney Afternoon-era TV shows and her favorite experiences working at Disney TV Animation. Make sure you don’t miss it! While you wait, enjoy an exclusive picture from our interview below.