The BEST Episodes of Disney Animated Shorts
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: May 17, 2021
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 - The Fox Hunt
Season 1938 - Episode 10 - Aired Jul 29, 1938
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.
#2 - Old MacDonald Duck
Season 1941 - Episode 13 - Aired Sep 12, 1941
Farmer Donald goes through his farmer day until a fly causes him to lose control while milking a cow.
#3 - The Vanishing Private
Season 1942 - Episode 13 - Aired Sep 25, 1942
Donald is put on camoulflage duty, painting a large cannon when he comes across an experimental invisible paint. He finds that it works especially well on himself when he is trying to hide from Pete.
#4 - Sky Trooper
Season 1942 - Episode 16 - Aired Nov 6, 1942
Donald dreams of flying so much that Pete finally gives him the chance. What he doesn't realize is that flying also includes jumping out of the plane as a paratrooper.
#5 - Fall Out, Fall In
Season 1943 - Episode 7 - Aired Apr 23, 1943
Donald experiences one of the joys of army life; the extended march with an overnight respite in an uncooperative pup tent.
#6 - The Old Army Game
Season 1943 - Episode 11 - Aired Nov 5, 1943
The old shell game gets a new face as Donald stays off-base past ""Taps"" and has to try to sneak back in with out alerting Pete.
#7 - The Clock Watcher
Season 1945 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 26, 1945
Donald takes a job as a gift wrapper in a department store.
#8 - Donald's Crime
Season 1945 - Episode 6 - Aired Jun 29, 1945
Donald breaks into his nephew's piggy bank to afford a date with Daisy, then afterwards must face up to his guilt.
#9 - Honey Harvester
Season 1949 - Episode 8 - Aired Aug 5, 1949
Donald's greenhouse is an ideal source of pollen for Spike the Bee.
#10 - Donald's Diary
Season 1954 - Episode 2 - Aired Mar 5, 1954
Donald finds out what happens when his dreams come true and he finally gets married to Daisy.
#11 - Early to Bed
Season 1941 - Episode 10 - Aired Jul 11, 1941
Donald has to get up early, but everything seems to be working to keep him awake. His loudly ticking alarm clock resists several attempts to quiet it...
#12 - Mickey's Christmas Carol
Season 1983 - Episode 2 - Aired Dec 16, 1983
A Disney version of the Dickens tale of the change of heart of a miserly old fellow named Scrooge.
#13 - The Dognapper
Season 1934 - Episode 16 - Aired Nov 17, 1934
Officers Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck have to capture Pegleg Pete, who's stolen Minnie's dog and is holding it for ransom. A wild chase in a sawmill (including an extended battle to avoid the saw itself) is soon in order.
#14 - On Ice
Season 1935 - Episode 14 - Aired Sep 28, 1935
Mickey shows off for Minnie, but must rescue Donald when he's nearly blown over a frozen waterfall. Meanwhile, Goofy tries a new form of ice fishing.
#15 - Moving Day
Season 1936 - Episode 7 - Aired Jun 20, 1936
Mickey and Donald are six months behind on the rent and are being evicted by Sheriff Pete. So they have to move ... and fast!
#16 - Goldie Locks and the Three Bears
Season 1922 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 5, 1922
Laugh-O-Gram cartoon based on the classic story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears.
#17 - Alice's Wonderland
Season 1923 - Episode 1 - Aired May 16, 1923
Alice visits Disney's cartoon studio where the cartoons jump off the page. Later on, she sleeps and dreams that she has gone to Cartoonland where she is able to interact with the cartoon characters. This is the first Alice short.
#18 - Alice's Spooky Adventure
Season 1924 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 1, 1924
Alice enters an abandoned house to retrieve a lost baseball and is knocked out. She dreams she is visiting a town called "Spookville" where she is chased by ghosts.
#19 - Alice Hunting in Africa
Season 1924 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 15, 1924
Alice and Julius hunt wild game in Africa with differing results.
#20 - Alice Loses Out
Season 1925 - Episode 7 - Aired Jun 15, 1925
Alice manages a hotel where Julius does all the work, including janitor, barber, and manicurist.
#21 - The Mechanical Cow
Season 1927 - Episode 20 - Aired Oct 3, 1927
Oswald sets up a milk stand with a robot cow, who gives milk like a gas pump.
#22 - The Banker's Daughter
Season 1927 - Episode 24 - Aired Nov 28, 1927
Oswald is fired from his job as a limousine driver for flirting with the boss' daughter. But when the boss' bank is robbed by Pete, it's Oswald to the rescue!
#23 - Cannibal Capers
Season 1930 - Episode 4 - Aired Mar 13, 1930
A group of cannibals gather together for a tribal dance. That is, until their dance is interrupted by a ferocious lion!
#24 - Night
Season 1930 - Episode 8 - Aired Apr 28, 1930
The appearance of a full moon over the old mill pond inspires much comic "bad singing" amongst the flora and fauna living there.