New Kids On The Block “Wildest Dreams” at MGM Studios. Disney Special

The New Kids On The Block’s Wildest Dream Special, was released on the US on Jan 25, 1991. It was taped on location at the Walt Disney World Resort, in Orlando (FL). 


Written by Whitney Brown and Jim Cahill

Executive Producer: Brad Lachman

Co-executive Producer: Dick Scott

Producer: Greg Sills

Coproducer: Paul Flattery

Director: Jim Yukich

The special begins with an aerial shot of the New Kids On The Block bus, at 2.23am, heading to the MGM studios for a concert they’d give the next night. Then Danny Wood, Donnie Wahlberg, Joey McIntyre, and Jonathan and Jordan Knight, arrive to the studios and, as they start walking, they begin sharing their dreams with each other.

From that point on, it’s all about the New Kids On The Block Wildest Dreams, and making them true.

1:14 PM Dance Studio B. Joey McIntyre, ft. Andrea Paige Wilson as Joey’s Dance Partner

Joey McInyre starts his dreams in a dance studio, and travels back in time to the 40’s to sing and dance “Please Don’t Go Girl,” with a Gene Kelly / Fred Astaire look. The segment was choreographed by Michael Peters.

4:34 PM Dressing Room. Jordan Knight, ft. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Jordan Knight is listening to basketball game on the radio, and dreams about playing with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.

7:28 PM Green Room. Danny Wood, ft Lee Haney as Mr. Olympia

Danny Wood is with the New Kids On The Block’s bodyguard Steve “Biscuit” Walker, who tells him he gotta workout, and dreams about competing in a strength contest against Mr. Olympia on a beach, after seeing his girlfriend (played by Yvette Fintland) walking hand in hand with Haney.

8:00 PM. Concert

The New Kids On The Block perform, in front of a crowd, Call It What You Want and Valentine Girl. 

While they are singing Valentine Girl, Jon’s dream begins.

Jonathan Knight in Valentine Girl, ft. Khrystyne Haje (as Jon’s Girlfriend) and Mike Speller (as the Director)

Concert Continues

The New Kids On The Block perform My Favorite Girl and Hangin’ Tough; while they’re singing Hangin’ Tough, Donnie’s dream begins.

Donnie Wahlberg in the “Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular”

The scene features Pam Hild as Marian.

10:07 PM Encore

The New Kids On The Block perform Games.


[1] Variety. Television Reviews. Volume 17. 1991-1992. Jan 28, 1991. P-9-10. Garland Publishig, Inc. New York & London 1994.