The BEST Episodes of Disney Animated Shorts

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Oct 30, 2020

Network: Disney+

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.

The Fox Hunt

#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.

star 10.00
31 votes
Directors: Ben Sharpsteen
Writers: Otto Englander
Old MacDonald Duck

#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.

star 10.00
1 votes
Directors: Jack King
Writers: Carl Barks, Jack Hannah
The Vanishing Private

#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.

star 10.00
1 votes
Directors: Jack King
Writers: Carl Barks
Sky Trooper

#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.

star 10.00
1 votes
Directors: Jack King
Writers: Carl Barks, Jack Hannah
Fall Out, Fall In

#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.

star 10.00
1 votes
Directors: Jack King
Writers:
The Old Army Game

#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.

star 10.00
1 votes
Directors: Jack King
Writers: Carl Barks, Jack Hannah
The Clock Watcher

#7 - The Clock Watcher

Season 1945 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 26, 1945

Donald takes a job as a gift wrapper in a department store.

star 10.00
1 votes
Directors: Jack King
Writers:
Donald's Crime

#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.

star 10.00
1 votes
Directors: Jack King
Writers: Ralph Wright
Honey Harvester

#9 - Honey Harvester

Season 1949 - Episode 8 - Aired Aug 5, 1949

Donald's greenhouse is an ideal source of pollen for Spike the Bee.

star 10.00
31 votes
Directors: Jack Hannah
Writers: Bill Berg, Nick George
Donald's Diary

#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.

star 10.00
1 votes
Directors: Jack Kinney
Writers: Brice Mack, Dick Kinney
Early to Bed

#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...

star 10.00
1 votes
Directors: Jack King
Writers: Carl Barks, Jack Hannah
Mickey's Christmas Carol

#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.

star 10.00
1 votes
Directors: Burny Mattinson
Writers:
The Dognapper

#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.

star 10.00
1 votes
Directors: David Hand
Writers:
On Ice

#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.

star 10.00
1 votes
Directors: Ben Sharpsteen
Writers:
Moving Day

#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!

star 10.00
1 votes
Directors: Ben Sharpsteen
Writers:
Goldie Locks and the Three Bears

#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.

star 10.00
1 votes
Directors: Walt Disney
Writers: Walt Disney
Alice's Wonderland

#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.

star 10.00
1 votes
Directors: Walt Disney
Writers:
Alice's Spooky Adventure

#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.

star 10.00
1 votes
Directors: Walt Disney
Writers: Walt Disney
Alice Hunting in Africa

#19 - Alice Hunting in Africa

Season 1924 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 15, 1924

Alice and Julius hunt wild game in Africa with differing results.

star 10.00
1 votes
Directors: Walt Disney
Writers: Walt Disney
Alice Loses Out

#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.

star 10.00
1 votes
Directors: Walt Disney
Writers: Walt Disney
The Mechanical Cow

#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.

star 10.00
1 votes
Directors: Walt Disney
Writers: Walt Disney
The Banker's Daughter

#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!

star 10.00
1 votes
Directors: Walt Disney
Writers: Walt Disney
Cannibal Capers

#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!

star 10.00
1 votes
Directors: Burt Gillett
Writers:
Night

#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.

star 10.00
1 votes
Directors: Walt Disney
Writers:
Frolicking Fish

#25 - Frolicking Fish

Season 1930 - Episode 9 - Aired May 8, 1930

Title tells all here, until the festivities are interrupted by a "scary" octopus.

star 10.00
1 votes
Directors: Burt Gillett
Writers: