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The Isaac Carlson Show

Isaac Carlson
101 episodes
Welcome to the podcast of the YouTuber & Disney, movie, and theme parker lover Isaac Carlson! Here I strive to spread magic by analyzing iconic characters, developing wild film theories, discussing the latest news across the entertainment world, sharing my best theme park tips and tricks, and hearing the personal journeys of animators, directors, Imagineers, influencers, vloggers, and anyone else who loves what they do. From Disney to Pixar to DreamWorks, along with Marvel and Star Wars, I create content on the franchises that have left a massive impact in making my life.

Disclaimer: the content and artwork of this podcast are the property of its owner and are not affiliated with nor endorsed by Audiotrails.

Are Raya & Namaari In Love?

Will Raya and Namaari be in love and have a relationship some day? Is there a future where these two princesses of Kumandra will come together or will their history have enemies, opponents, and antagonists keep them apart? Today I’m examining the complex future of Raya and Namaari. 🎠  Isaac Carls…
20min

Kai’s Tragic Full Story: Kung Fu Panda’s Powerful Villain

General Kai was the brother of Oogway, the tragic war hero who was erased from history, and the most powerful enemy the Dragon Warrior has ever faced. As a spirit warrior, Kai was able to unleash chi upon the Mortal Realm, but how did his life exist? Why was he corrupted by chi? And why did he want…
24min

The True Father Of Huey, Dewey & Louie

Huey, Dewey and Louie’s biological father may never be revealed, but in my mind they already have the greatest father in Duckburg: Donald Duck. When Della was gone and the boys needed him, Donald stepped up to be the father they deserved. He set aside his own life to protect them, guide them in the…
8min

Luca: Everything You Need To Know

Today we are breaking down everything we know so far about the story, characters, and origins behind Disney and Pixar’s newest animated film Luca! On June 18, 2021 this new film is arriving to Disney+, and so far it looks to be a film with stylized animation, a variety of sea monsters, and a jam pa…
7min

The Lion King: Translated!

Let’s translate the words, names, and songs that incorporated African languages in The Lion King! I have finally compiled the meaning behind all of the Swahili phrases and words along with the Zulu lyrics written by Lebo M. From the first chant in the Circle of Life to the last moment when Simba, N…
10min

Snow White Vs Cinderella: Who Leads The Princesses?

Snow White vs Cinderella: who is the leader of the Disney princesses? Well even though Elsa was queen and has magic, Ariel sings one of my favorite songs of all time Part of Your World, and Rapunzel has one of the grandest and most powerful stories throughout her movie and series, I think the compe…
10min

Bradford’s Full Story!: The F.O.W.L. Timeline Explained

It’s time for us to discover the full story of F.O.W.L.’s brilliant, deceitful, and vicious leader: Bradford Buzzard; who of course isn’t a villain! Even though he was the grandson of the legendary adventurer Isabella Finch, was the first Junior Woodchuck, and had the opportunity to be a hero at S.…
13min

Monsters At Work: Everything You Need To Know

Laughs await us in Monstropolis! Monsters At Work is coming to Disney+ on July 2! The date is fast approaching, so today I’m breaking down everything you need to know going into the Monsters Inc sequel series! We will be talking about the return of Sully and Mike Wazowski and how they’ll be convert…
30min

Scrooge McDuck Has A Daughter!?

Scrooge McDuck has been revealed to have a daughter! After the series finale of DuckTales (2017) “The Last Adventure” we now know Webby Vanderquack, the young duck raised by Bentina Beakley aka Agent 22, was actually a clone of the richest duck created by F.O.W.L.! Bradford Buzzard and Black Heron …
8min

DuckTales Ending Explained!

DuckTales (2017) has concluded now that Scrooge and the McDuck family have had their last adventure! Season 3 is over, so let’s discuss F.O.W.L., Bradford Buzzard, and the mysterious origins of Webby Vanderquack! There was a lot that happened and I’m sad that it’s over, but let’s begin the discussi…
9min

Disney Theory: Maui Created The Druun!

The origin of the Druun is mostly left a mystery other than a few words by Sisu, but to me I think Maui was the one who unleashed the dark force that was able to evolve into the dangerous plague that Kumandra had to face in Raya and the Last Dragon! After stealing the Heart of Te Fiti, I believe th…
17min

Raya’s Ending Explained: Kumandra’s Future!

Raya and the Last Dragon has released and now we have to discuss the conclusion of Walt Disney Animation’s newest film! Let’s dive into the Dragon Gem’s whereabouts, the rise of dragons, the revival of Sisu, and the return of Kumandra! Let’s go through and explain how Raya, Namaari, and all of thei…
9min

Cruella Trailer Breakdown, Analysis & Theories!

Estella is going to be transformed into Cruella De Vil by Walt Disney Studios in May 2021! In London, the fashionable, talented, and psychotic designer is going to slowly degrade as she deals with an orphan past, a complex relationship with her mentor Baroness von Hellman, and eventually she’s goin…
10min

Cassandra's Tangled Adventure Is (Kind Of) Real!

Tangled The Series may have finished, but fans are keeping the dream of a spinoff, continuation or sequel alive! Specifically today I want to explore a fascinating and gorgeous fan comic that combines interesting story threads from Rapunzel’s Tangled Adventure and explores them more through beautif…
11min

Did Scar Eat Mufasa?: Mufasa's Fate Explained

We are breaking down the wild and viral Lion King theory that claims that Scar ate Mufasa! Now this idea is something I have heard in the past. Around the time that the live action The Lion King (2019) released I was doing a lot of research and analysis of the moments surrounding Mufasa’s death, an…
8min

WandaVision Episode 4 Breakdown: Vision Is Dead?!

In WandaVision’s fourth episode, We Interrupt This Program, we take a massive detour as we learn about the origins of SWORD, some backstory surrounding Monica Rambeau, and the truth that Darcy Lewis and Agent James Woo were the ones were together to call out to Wanda Maximoff. Today we are breaking…
12min

Raya and the Last Dragon Trailer Breakdown, Analysis & Theories!

Let’s break down, analyze and theorize on the entirety of the Raya and the Last Dragon official trailer! Through articles, summaries, and the Walt Disney Animation movie website, seriously we have learned so much in the last day about this new animated adventure. Everything from Namaari being the m…
13min

WandaVision Episode 3 Breakdown: The Twins Are Born!

In WandaVision’s third episode, Now In Color, Wanda’s sitcom reality continues to degrade and I want to explain all of the wild moments that happened! Today we are breaking down another chronicle within the MCU as we explain who are Wanda and Vision children, Tommy and Billy, how Geraldine knows ab…
12min

The Life of Joe Gardner’s Father

After seeing Joe Gardner’s father in some small memories and hearing about how much of an impact he made in Joe’s life, I want to go through everything we know about the beloved jazz performer, husband, and father from Pixar’s Soul: Ray Gardner. Let’s not only explore his backstory, but go through …
7min

WandaVision Ep. 2 Breakdown: What Is S.W.O.R.D.?

The second episode of WandaVision was even more suspenseful than the last! In the 1960’s theme, we’ve begun to learn about a new organization possibly led by Nick Fury known as S.W.O.R.D., allusions to two potential villains in the story including Agatha Harkness and Mephisto, and the truth that Wa…
11min

WandaVision Ep. 1 Breakdown: A New Age For Marvel!

After a year of the Marvel Cinematic Universe being on hold, phase four has finally begun with the Disney+ original WandaVision, and I’m ecstatic! Today we take a look into who Wanda Maximoff’s neighbor Agnes may be, the allusions to the comic event The House of M, and what could possibly have crea…
10min

Pixar Theory: Who Did 22 Become On Earth?

There are a lot of theories going around about who 22 becomes in the Pixar universe. Well here are my thoughts on the matter! Did 22 become Riley from Inside Out? Did they turn into Mei Lee from Pixar’s upcoming film Turning Red? Could it be possible for 22 to actually be WALL-E?! Today I’m sharing…
10min

The Pixar Afterlife Explained! (Soul Vs Coco)

I want to understand the Pixar afterlife! Let’s explore the similarities and differences that exist between Coco and Soul’s depictions of spirits, the realms where they go, and what exists after death! Today we are going through these two Pixar classics in an attempt to grapple with how these two s…
10min

Pixar Theory: Boo Messed Up Terry's Count!

In Soul we are alluded to the fascinating reality that long before Joe Gardner avoided his death there was someone else who disrupted the peace in the Soul world. Hundreds of years in the past, Terry, one of the coming togethers of all quantized fields of the universe, realized that someone disrupt…
7min

Soul Ending Explained: What Are Joe & 22's Fates?

After being graced with a new Pixar movie on Disney+ which I thought was absolutely stunning, beautiful, and thought provoking, today I want to discuss the meaningful ending of Soul! What happened to Joe Gardner and 22 after they returned to Earth from the Great Before? Where might they go and who …
10min

Why Scrooge McDuck Hated Christmas!

Why did Scrooge McDuck hate Christmas? Is there a reason beyond him being inspired by Charles Dickens’ Ebenezer Scrooge? We’ve seen him love the holiday in Mickey’s Once Upon A Christmas and admitted to not having a problem with most of the traditions in DuckTales (2017)? Today we are going to expl…
8min

Nicholas St. North’s Backstory: Becoming Santa Claus!

Let's explore the epic, wonderful, and magical backstory of one Nicholas Saint North: better known to the world as Santa Claus! Before North became the leader of the Guardians of Childhood and established himself as Father Christmas, according to the book "Nicholas St. North and the Battle of the N…
11min

Zombies 3 Theory: Does Addison Have A Twin?

Is it possible that Addison may discover she has a twin sister in Disney Channel's ZOMBIES 3? After the music video "More Than A Mystery" by Meg Donnelly released with an alternate version of Addison within a mirror - along with the development of the monster world with addition of vampires in the …
9min

Making A Change On Broadway With Janeece Freeman Clark | Following Dreams Ep #31

Janeece Freeman Clark is a musical theater actress, producer, and director who has been in everything from Broadway's Urinetown: The Musical to productions of The Wiz, Footloose, and Godspell, and has used that experience to make an impact beyond the stage by uplifting artists. Through her work as …
58min

The Origins Of The HTTYD Holiday Snoggletog!

What is Snoggletog? How did it begin? And how did it change over time? Today we are exploring the history of this iconic How To Train Your Dragon holiday by looking at all of the information we can from games, shorts, and the films. Everything from Gift of the Night Fury to Homecoming is gone throu…
8min