The WORST Episodes of Disney Animated Shorts
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Sep 16, 2020
Network: Disney Channel
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 - Trombone Trouble
Season 1944 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 18, 1944
Pete's trombone playing is so awful and loud that it even incurs the wrath of the Gods. Donald Duck is eventually called in to help, but as it turns out, his playing is even worse!
#2 - No Sail
Season 1945 - Episode 11 - Aired Sep 7, 1945
Goofy and Donald go sailing in a coin operated rented boat, but have to deal with sharks when they run out of nickles.
#3 - Old Sequoia
Season 1945 - Episode 15 - Aired Dec 21, 1945
Park Ranger Donald (Agent # 13) is in charge of making sure a tree ""Old Sequoia"" doesn't get gnawed down by beavers.
#4 - Lighthouse Keeping
Season 1946 - Episode 10 - Aired Sep 20, 1946
Donald stoically tries to keep his lighthouse light lit, much to the chagrin of Marblehead the pelican, who is trying to get some sleep.
#5 - Straight Shooters
Season 1947 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 18, 1947
Donald, as a carnival barker, cheats his nephews out of their prizes when they try his booth. The nephews, of course, have to retaliate.
#6 - Sleepy Time Donald
Season 1947 - Episode 6 - Aired Jul 11, 1947
Donald sleepwalks through a date with Daisy.
#7 - Clown of the Jungle
Season 1947 - Episode 5 - Aired Jun 20, 1947
As a photgrapher in the jungles of South America, Donald doesn't expect to come across the crazy Aracuan Bird, who more than fits his name as the ""clown of the jungle.""
#8 - Donald's Dilemma
Season 1947 - Episode 7 - Aired Jul 11, 1947
A blow on the head from a flowerpot changes Donald's personality for the better, but Daisy loses him in the process.
#9 - Crazy with the Heat
Season 1947 - Episode 8 - Aired Aug 1, 1947
Donald and Goofy are driving through the desert when their car breaks down. Eventually, thirst and the blinding heat begin to get to them.
#10 - Bootle Beetle
Season 1947 - Episode 9 - Aired Aug 22, 1947
A young beetle attempts to run away from home, but is stopped by a lesson about the dreaded bug collector, Donald Duck.
#11 - Wide Open Spaces
Season 1947 - Episode 10 - Aired Sep 12, 1947
Donald, not wanting to pay for a hotel room, decides to sleep outdoors. In doing so, he tangles with an air mattress, a boulder, and other elements of the great outdoors.
#12 - Chip an' Dale
Season 1947 - Episode 14 - Aired Nov 28, 1947
Chip 'n' Dale's house is being chopped down by a snowbound Donald for firewood, along with their store of nuts!
#13 - Drip Dippy Donald
Season 1948 - Episode 3 - Aired Mar 5, 1948
Poor, tired Donald is kept awake by a dripping faucet.
#14 - The Trial of Donald Duck
Season 1948 - Episode 9 - Aired Jul 30, 1948
All Donald wants is a cup of coffee when he gets mixed up in a misunderstanding about the abnormally huge bill.
#15 - Inferior Decorator
Season 1948 - Episode 11 - Aired Aug 27, 1948
Spike the Bee doesn't understand why he can't get pollen out of Donald's new flowered wallpaper.
#16 - Soup's On
Season 1948 - Episode 13 - Aired Oct 15, 1948
It's dinner time! And all the nephews have to do is wash up for dinner. But things take a turn against Donald when his nephews convince him that he's an angel.
#17 - Three for Breakfast
Season 1948 - Episode 14 - Aired Nov 5, 1948
Donald's pancakes smell like a better breakfast for Chip 'n' Dale than acorns. Donald tries to slip them a rubber cement pancake in return.
#18 - Sea Salts
Season 1949 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 8, 1949
Bootle Beetle reminisces about old times with Donald aboard ship.
#19 - Winter Storage
Season 1949 - Episode 6 - Aired Jun 3, 1949
Winter is coming and Chip 'n' Dale's acorn ration is running low. What better place to find them than Park Ranger Donald's tree seeding project?
#20 - The Greener Yard
Season 1949 - Episode 12 - Aired Oct 14, 1949
A small beetle decides the grass is greener is the yard next door. Unfortunately, that yard is the property of Donald Duck.
#21 - Slide Donald Slide
Season 1949 - Episode 14 - Aired Nov 25, 1949
Donald wants to listen to the World Series on the radio, but Spike would rather listen to classical music.
#22 - Lion Around
Season 1950 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 20, 1950
Donald's nephews disguise themselves as a mountain lion to scare Donald, when a real mountain lion comes wandering along.
#23 - Crazy Over Daisy
Season 1950 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 24, 1950
Donald's quiet bicycle ride to see Daisy is interrupted by Chip 'n' Dale.
#24 - Trailer Horn
Season 1950 - Episode 7 - Aired Apr 28, 1950
Chip 'n' Dale come across Donald camping in the woods and amuse themselves by bouncing on Donald's car horn. Donald, however, is not amused but tries to enjoy his holiday anyway and the usual war ensues. In the end, it's Donald's car that gets the worst of it!
#25 - Hook, Lion and Sinker
Season 1950 - Episode 13 - Aired Sep 1, 1950
Louie attempts to steal the prizes from Donald's fishing expedition.