Tuesday, December 27, 2016

The Science of Imagination:the Disney Science Comedies in the TVCU


This Picture has nothing to do with anything I just find it funny











1910--Disney Kingdoms: Figment 1 thru 5-- A Young inventor named Blarion Mercurial  later known has the Dreamfinder attends the Academy Scientifica Lucidus and  invents the Integrated Mesmonic Convertor. He ends up in the land of Imagination were he meets The Imaginary Creature known has Figment, This 2014 comic Shows the origins of The DreamFinder and Figment from Epcot's Journey into imagination ride. Mathamgicland from Donald in  Mathamgicland  is mentioned.



1959--Donald in  Mathamgicland--Donald Duck finds himself in Mathamagicland . He handles it with all the Calm we've Come to expect from him.


1959--The Shaggy Dog(1959)---Young  Wilby Daniels gets a ring that cruses him into Turning into a Sheep dog an random.This movie is set in the Town of Medfield home to Medfield College.




1961--The Absent Minded Professor--Prof. Ned Brainard invents an anti-gravity substance  know has Flubber which businessman Alonzo Hawk wants for himself. This Movie is set at Medfield College a reoccurring setting in Disney science films


1963--Son of Flubber--Prof. Ned Brainard finds himself in even more Trouble when he invents Flubberglass. This Movie is set at Medfield College a reoccurring setting in Disney science films.


1964--The Misadventures of Merlin Jones--Merlin Jones a highly intelligent Midvale College student invents a mind reading  device.


1965--The Monkey's Uncle--Merlin Jones Must Save the Midvale College football team by inventing an honest  way to cheat and get a large donation  given  to Midvale by inventing a flying machine a man Made Flying Machine.


1968--The Love Bug--Down on his Luck Race car Driver Jim Douglas luck turns around   when he befriends sentient Car Herbie.



Between 1968 and 1971--The Super Bug Series--In theses German rip off Films Herbie becomes a secret agent teaming with James Bonds little Brother Jimmy Bondi


1969--The Computer Wore Tennis shoes-- Medfield College  student  Dexter Riley becomes a human computer when he is stuck by lighting while Repairing Medfield College's new computer.



October 1st 1971---The Grand Opening of Walt Disney World--Herbie Gives Buddy Hackett a Ride on the Tomorrowland Speedway 



1972--Now You See Him, Now You Don't-- Medfield College  student  Dexter Riley  invents an Invisibility formula which he uses to Save Medfield College shutting down



1974--Herbie Rides again--Alonzo Hawk old foe of Flubber inventor Prof. Ned Brainard tries to build the 130-story Hawk Plaza in San Francisco. But Runs afoul of Herbie the Love Bug.


1975--The Strongest Man In The World--Medfield College  student  Dexter Riley gains super-strength which he uses to Save Medfield College shutting down yet again.


1976--Return of the Shaggy Dog(1987)--Wilby Daniels now a successful lawyer has proposed to his Girlfriend just has the cruse that turns him into a sheep dog at random resurfaces. (This movie was made in 1987 set 20 years after the orignal which would be 1979. But that doesn't work because Betty and Wilby already married in the Shaggy D.A. so I' m swapping  the years)
1977--Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo--Herbie the Love Bug and Jim Douglas take part in Trans-France Race.



1979--The Shaggy D.A.--Wilby Daniels runs for the D.A. of Medfield while once again under a cruse that turns him into a sheepdog at Random


1980--Herbie Goes Bananas--Herbie and Jim Douglas's Nephew Pete Stancheck battle Thieves in Mexico. 


March 1982 to April 1982--Herbie The Love Bug TV Show--Jim Douglas and Herbie have retired from racing and work has Driving instructors 


October 1982--The Today Show--The Dreamfinder and Figment appear on the Today show to talk about the opening of his Imagination! Pavilion at the Epcot




March 3 1983--Journey Into Imagination (theme park ride)--The Dreamfinder and Figment show some guests around the Dreamport.




 April 18th 1983--Disney Channel Launch Countdown--The Dreamfinder Helps launch the Disney Channel.
December 25th 1984--Disney World Christmas Parade--The Dreamfinder and Figment show off some Christmas wishes.
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1989--Honey, I Shrunk the Kids--Wayne Szalinski invents a Shrink Ray and accidentally Shrinks his kids.


1989 to 1991 --Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show(1997–2000)--The continuing adventures of the Szalinski family. The  penultimate episode "Honey, I Shrink, Therefore I Am" ends with Diane announcing she's pregnant Showing that the show takes place in-between the first and second movies.

1992--Honey, I Blew Up the Kid--Wayne Szalinski trying to make an enlarging ray accidentally enlarges his 2 year old son Adam who them rampages thru Las Vegas.the Ark Of The Covenant from Raiders of the Lost Ark appears.


1994--Honey, I Shrunk the Audience(Theme park Ride)--Wayne Szalinski is Getting the Imagination Institute's  innovator of the year award award  when of course this go awry and he Shrinks  the Audience.

1997--Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves. Once again Wayne Szalinski's  Shrink Ray goes awry and he ends up shriking himself,His Wife,his Brother and sister in law,

1997--Flubber--Professor Philip Brainard  of Medfield College finds an even more powerful Version of Flubber.

1997--The Love Bug (1997)--Herbie takes on his Evil counterpart Horace the Hate Bug.



Oct 1st 1999--Journey Into Your Imagination (Theme Park Ride)--Dr. Nigel Channing tests out his Imagination scanner on guests of the Imagination Institute.








June 2nd 2002--Journey Into Imagination With Figment--Dr. Nigel Channing holds an open house at the Imagination Institute only for Figment to ruin it.(the Third Version of this Ride includes shout outs to the Honey I Shrunk the Kids films,The Dexter Riley Films,The Merlin Jones Movies, the Shaggy Dog Films,and Flubber)

2005--Herbie Fully Loaded--Herbie gets a new owner  Maggie Peyton and joins the Nascar circuit. 


2005- Disney's 50th Homecoming Celebration commercial-- Herbie Gives Micky and Goofy a Ride


August 9th to the 11th 2013--D23 expo--the Dream Finder and Figment attend the D23 Expo 


2015--Disney Kingdoms: Figment 2  1 thru 5-- picking up where Disney Kingdoms: Figment leaves off The Dreamfinder and Figment finds themselves a 100 years in their future where they met the Dream Finder's great-great-great grandniece Capricious Harmony and battle his evil alter ego the DoubtFinder. Before departing for parts unknown(thou it's likely they Traveled back in time this explains the Dream Finders and Figments other appearances). The Professors Brainard are  Mentioned has visiting the   Academy Scientifica Lucidus from Medfield College. (Yes that's  Professors has in 2 farther showing  The Absent Minded Professor and Flubber co-exist)



2015--Inside Out--The View of a Young Girls Emotions has seen from the point of view of the emotions. There is a Picture of Figment in Imagination Land given his Nature has an Imaginary Being I'll count this.


2035--Soldier (1998)--Sgt. Todd 3465 is left for dead on a garbage world when he is declared obsolete.Among Todd 3465's Many awards is  the Dexter Riley Award.

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