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Monday, July 17, 2017

Happy Birthday, Disneyland!

Opened on this date in 1955, Walt Disney's first theme park is still a source of joy and inspiration to all the world. Thanks, Walt.

Monday, July 10, 2017

Robin Hood Glitches

Mistakes from the Disney animated feature:

Whenever Prince John loses his robe, he's suddenly wearing long underwear that covers his formerly-bare legs.

How do the rhino guards miss spotting Little John robbing the treasure chest right under their noses?

The door to Maid Marian's castle courtyard is wooden in the far shot but made of iron bars in the close-up.

The feather is on the wrong side of Robin Hood's hat, but only when Skippy wears it.

Robin once carved his and Marian's initials on a tree: "R.H." and "M.M." Are these really their initials? Most versions list Hood as an alias based on the word "hoodlum", although it could possibly be his true name. But surely Marian's first name is not "Maid". More...