The Best Episodes of Disney Animated Shorts
Last Updated: Jan 14, 2019
This Series features all of the animated short films produced by Walt Disney and Walt Disney Animation Studios, from 1921 to the present. This includes films produced at the Laugh-O-Gram Studio which Disney founded in 1921 as well as the animation studio now owned by The Walt Disney Company, called the Disney Brothers Cartoon Studio (1923), The Walt Disney Studio (1926), Walt Disney Productions (1929), Walt Disney Feature Animation (1986), and Walt Disney Animation Studios (2007), and includes all of the cartoons of Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, Goofy, Pluto, Humphrey the Bear and the Disney produced Oswald the Lucky Rabbit shorts.
#1 - Donald's Ostrich
Season 1937 - Episode 13
Donald is the announcer of the Wahoo train station dealing with a troublesome piece of cargo : an ostrich.
#2 - The Fox Hunt
Season 1938 - Episode 10
Mickey's only spotted in cameo (along with Horace, Clarabelle, and Clara Cluck) as Donald and Goofy get most of this fox-hunting film to themselves.
#3 - Honey Harvester
Season 1949 - Episode 8
Donald's greenhouse is an ideal source of pollen for Spike the Bee.
#4 - Father's Day Off
Season 1953 - Episode 1
Mrs. Goofy leaves for the day leaving the house in the hands of her husband, Goofy. Goofy is confident that he can handle the day's household chores but he keeps making typical goof-ups while attempting them. His first mistake is sending Junior to school on a Saturday. At first, he just makes small blunders but, of course, they keep escalating to the point where his house is flooded, scribbled on, set on fire, invaded by firemen and policemen alike, and, basically, an utter disaster area when the wife returns.
#5 - Paperman
Season 2012 - Episode 2
An urban office worker finds that paper airplanes are instrumental in meeting a girl in ways he never expected.
#6 - Yodelberg
Season 2013 - Episode 5
Mickey longs to visit Minnie atop her mountaintop chalet but quickly realizes that the threat of avalanche has made the trek up the mountain more challenging than usual.
#7 - Gasp!
Season 2013 - Episode 9
Mickey tries to save his pet fish after a pesky cat causes the fishbowl to break.
#8 - Ghoul Friend
Season 2013 - Episode 12
Mickey's car breaks down in a graveyard, where he is haunted by a zombie Goofy.
#9 - Toy Tinkers
Season 1949 - Episode 15
It's Christmas time, and Chip 'n' Dale fight with Donald for the goodies under his tree.
#10 - Donald's Double Trouble
Season 1946 - Episode 5
Donald hires a look-alike with more gentlemanly manners to win back the heart of Daisy after an argument.
#11 - The Barnyard Battle
Season 1929 - Episode 10
It's World War I and Kommandant Pete leads the cats in a raid on Mickey's farm. After enlisting in the army, Mickey mounts a spirited defense of the farmhouse.
#12 - Modern Inventions
Season 1937 - Episode 8
Donald visits ""The Museum of Modern Marvels"" including a robot butler, a hitchhikers aid, and an automatic barber.
#13 - Sea Scouts
Season 1939 - Episode 9
Commodore Donald teaches the finer points of seamanship to his crew of nephews.
#14 - Donald's Golf Game
Season 1938 - Episode 15
Donald needs silence to concentrate on his golf game, but his nephews (who have been pressed into duty as caddies) have other plans, including a bag full of trick clubs.
#15 - Wet Paint
Season 1946 - Episode 8
Donald's brand new paint job on his car is threatened by Johnnie the bird, who only wants a thread for his nest.
#16 - Orphan's Benefit
Season 1941 - Episode 12
An ensemble performance emceed by Mickey includes piano playing, an adagio dance, an operatic number, and numerous attempts by Donald Duck to recite "Little Boy Blue."
#17 - Plane Crazy
Season 1928 - Episode 11
Mickey tries to emulate his hero, Charles Lindberg, and woo Minnie with his own, homemade airplane.
#18 - Haunted House
Season 1929 - Episode 15
Mickey weathers a ferocious storm inside an old haunted house where he is compelled to play the organ for the ghost and skeleton dance.
#19 - Tangled Ever After
Season 2012 - Episode 1
The kingdom is abuzz over the royal wedding of Rapunzel and Flynn Rider.
#20 - Bad Ear Day
Season 2013 - Episode 11
Mickey loses his trademark ears and has to hunt them down.
#21 - Potatoland
Season 2013 - Episode 15
Mickey and Donald attempt to make Goofy's dream come true by building a theme park made of potatoes.
#22 - Corn Chips
Season 1951 - Episode 6
Donald cons Chip 'n' Dale into shoveling his snowy sidewalk, and ends up shovelling popcorn.
#23 - Officer Duck
Season 1939 - Episode 13
Donald plays a police officer, but could he possibly have any tougher job than having to serve Pete with an eviction notice?
#24 - All in a Nutshell
Season 1949 - Episode 10
Chip 'n' Dale find a much better source of food than acorns at ""Don's Nut Butter"" stand.
#25 - Donald And Pluto
Season 1936 - Episode 12
Donald is a plumber dealing with Pluto and an unwieldy leak. The real fun comes when Pluto accidentally swallows one of Donald's tools - a magnet.