Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (16)

  • I hope we never lose sight of one thing...that it all started with a mouse.

  • Off with her head!!! - The Queen of Hearts

  • Give em what fer Davy!!!

  • Davy Crockett: I'm half-horse, half-alligator and a little attached with snapping turtle. I've got the fastest horse, the prettiest sister, the surest rifle and the ugliest dog in Texas. My father can lick any man in Kentucky... and I can lick my father. I can hug a bear too close for comfort and eat any man alive opposed to Andy Jackson.

  • Well, you can fold your grins and put 'em away, because you'll hear no jokes from Davy Crockett today !

  • I give you Gertie the Dinosaur

  • Walt Disney: Donald, the people are waiting. Donald Duck: Bah! Let 'em wait!

  • King Brian: Darby O'Gill. What class of deceitful trickery are you up to this time?
    Darby O'Gill: Good evenin', Your Honor. I brought a Mr. Disney here to see you, sir.
    King Brian: Disney? I know the Daleys, the Duffys, the Donovans, the Dedrens, the Doleys, the Dardys, but Disney? No. I don't know any Disneys. So, good night, sir.

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Notes (186)

  • Mickey's photo album as seen in this episode would appear in later installments such as "The Adventures of Mickey Mouse" and "Four Tales on a Mouse".

  • This first episode is avalible on the "Disneyland USA" DVD. Of note is the "Laughing Place" segment from Song of the South. It's in Black and White but still maybe as close as we come to seeing that movie on video in the U.S.

  • Fess Parker sings "The Ballad of Davy Crockett" Future Mouseketeer leader Jimmie Dodd is part of his 'band'.

  • This show is known as Disneyland from 1954 to 1961 and premiered on ABC.

  • Walt's segments on "Alice in Wonderland" are in the Masterpiece Edition DVD set.

  • Rerun on April 6, 1955; on January 9, 1957; on December 25, 1959; December 20, 1964; September 27, 1987; and February 25, 1990.

  • This movie also aired as a special on December 24, 1988, and when it was shown again in 1991, it was not edited.

  • This movie was edited to fit the television time slot, which meant that two songs were cut out: "A World of My Own" and "Very Good Advice", both songs that explain the way Alice feels.

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Trivia (10)

  • This episode is included on the DVD The Walt Disney Legacy Collection Volume 4: Nature's Mysteries.

  • In Donald Duck's scene with Walt Disney, his hat is blue with black trim. Yet in the next scene, which is the cartoon "Donald's Cousin Gus", his hat is white with blue trim.

  • This episode can be found on the DVD Walt Disney's Legacy Collection Volume 4: Nature's Mysteries

  • At the end of the episode, the Mouseketeers appear to announce a time change for their show, The Mickey Mouse Club.

  • Five shots of a Picaninny centaur were cut out of the print of this episode as well as from its original home in the feature film Fantasia.

  • Besides being the host, Walt Disney was an actor in this episode (playing himself).

  • Walt was not allowed to mention the names of the corporate sponsors of his attractions on air. That's because RCA and Kodak, who sponsored TWWoC, also had exhibits at the World's Fair and they didn't want any free publicity for the "competition".

  • Three of the four attractions would eventually end up in Disneyland (The Magic Skyway being the lone exception)

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Allusions (1)

  • Dragnet

    At one point, Jiminy says "All I'm looking for are just the facts."