The WORST Episodes of Disney Animated Shorts

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jul 21, 2019

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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.

Donald Gets Drafted

#1 - Donald Gets Drafted

Season 1942 - Episode 6

Donald does his patriotic duty when he recieves his draft notice and enlists in the army. The first of Donald's ""Army"" pictures follows him though his induction medical exam and boot camp.

star 5.00
1 votes
Directors: Jack King
Writers: Jack Hanna, Carl Barks
Babes in the Woods

#2 - Babes in the Woods

Season 1932 - Episode 21

Two lost children chance upon a village of elves when an evil witch comes to call. A reworked retelling of the "Hansel and Gretel" story.

star 5.00
1 votes
Directors: Burt Gillett
Writers:
The Hockey Champ

#3 - The Hockey Champ

Season 1939 - Episode 6

Donald ""the Hockey Champion of Duck Swamp"" plays a game of hockey with his nephews.

star 6.00
1 votes
Directors: Jack King
Writers: Jack Hannah, Carl Barks
Beach Picnic

#4 - Beach Picnic

Season 1939 - Episode 8

Donald and Pluto's swimming trip to the beach is interrupted by a swarm of hungry ants, among other things.

star 6.00
1 votes
Writers:
Donald's Vacation

#5 - Donald's Vacation

Season 1940 - Episode 8

Donald decides to vacation in the great outdoors, but the denizens of the great outdoors are less than co-operative.

star 6.00
1 votes
Directors: Jack King
Writers: Jack Hannah, Carl Barks
Fire Chief

#6 - Fire Chief

Season 1940 - Episode 13

Donald's fire department, manned by him and his nephews, are unable to cope when their own building goes up in flames.

star 6.00
1 votes
Directors: Jack King
Writers: Jack Hannah, Carl Barks
Donald's Tire Trouble

#7 - Donald's Tire Trouble

Season 1943 - Episode 3

A flat tire proves to be more than enough to try Donald's patience.

star 6.00
1 votes
Directors: Dick Lundy
Writers:
The Opry House

#8 - The Opry House

Season 1929 - Episode 2

Mickey owns and performs at his own theatre, going in drag as a harem girl, in a derby as a Hasidic Jew, and finally in a wig as a fancy pianist.

star 6.00
1 votes
Directors: Walt Disney
Writers: Walt Disney
The Karnival Kid

#9 - The Karnival Kid

Season 1929 - Episode 5

Mickey's selling hot dogs at the fair and heckling rival barker Kat Nipp; later, he serenades "shimmy dancer" Minnie with the help of two rowdy cat pals.

star 6.00
1 votes
Directors: Ub Iwerks
Writers: Walt Disney
Mickey's Follies

#10 - Mickey's Follies

Season 1929 - Episode 7

Mickey and his barnyard pals put on a show that includes dancing ducks, opera singing by Patricia Pig, and Mickey's own rendition of his theme song, "Minnie's Yoo Hoo."

star 6.00
1 votes
Directors: Wilfred Jackson
Writers: Walt Disney
The Country Cousin

#11 - The Country Cousin

Season 1936 - Episode 15

Abner is invited by his cousin Monty to leave Podunk behind and move to the big city. But he soon learns that the hidden dangers of big city life are not all they are cracked up to be.

star 6.00
1 votes
Writers:
Pluto's Dream House

#12 - Pluto's Dream House

Season 1940 - Episode 9

"Does you mean a kennel for a canine beast?" An invisible genie with a Rochester voice partially emerges from a lamp and creates a deluxe home for Pluto, nearly driving Mickey to distraction in the process.

star 6.00
1 votes
Writers:
Chicken Little

#13 - Chicken Little

Season 1943 - Episode 13

The traditional story of the little chicken who believes that the sky is falling ... but with a decidedly different ending.

star 6.00
1 votes
Writers:
Steamboat Willie

#14 - Steamboat Willie

Season 1928 - Episode 20

Mickey is a steamboat pilot captained by Pete, trying to impress Minnie and make a little music along the way.

star 6.50
2 votes
Directors: Walt Disney
Writers: Walt Disney
Self Control

#15 - Self Control

Season 1938 - Episode 1

Donald tries to learn self-control with the help of radio announcer Uncle Smiley. But he finds that the radio advice is difficult to follow in real life.

star 7.00
1 votes
Directors: Jack King
Writers: Carl Barks
Donald's Better Self

#16 - Donald's Better Self

Season 1938 - Episode 3

Donald's good side gets him out out bed and ready for school, while his bad side tempts him to go off fishing.

star 7.00
1 votes
Directors: Jack King
Writers: Carl Barks
Donald's Nephews

#17 - Donald's Nephews

Season 1938 - Episode 5

Donald's first encounter with his three ""angel"" nephews, who proceed to destroy his home. Donald turns to the book ""Modern Child Training"" for help.

star 7.00
1 votes
Directors: Jack King
Writers: Carl Barks, Jack Hannah
Polar Trappers

#18 - Polar Trappers

Season 1938 - Episode 8

The ""Donald and Goofy Trapping Co."" Donald tries to catch himself a penguin supper while Goofy tries to ""bring 'em back alive.""

star 7.00
1 votes
Directors: Ben Sharpsteen
Writers:
Good Scouts

#19 - Good Scouts

Season 1938 - Episode 9

Donald acts as scoutmaster for his three nephews for a nature hike through the wilderness.

star 7.00
1 votes
Directors: Jack King
Writers: Carl Barks
Donald's Lucky Day

#20 - Donald's Lucky Day

Season 1939 - Episode 1

It's Friday the 13th, and Donald has to avoid any number of bad luck omens in order to deliver an ominously ticking package.

star 7.00
1 votes
Directors: Jack King
Writers: Carl Barks
Donald's Cousin Gus

#21 - Donald's Cousin Gus

Season 1939 - Episode 7

Donald is visited by his cousin Gus Goose, who proceeds to eat him out of house and home.

star 7.00
1 votes
Directors: Jack King
Writers: Jack Hannah, Carl Barks
Donald's Dog Laundry

#22 - Donald's Dog Laundry

Season 1940 - Episode 2

Donald builds himself a ""Modern Dog Washer"" and Pluto just happens to be handy to try it out on. All Donald has to do is to find a way to get him into it.

star 7.00
2 votes
Directors: Jack King
Writers:
Billposters

#23 - Billposters

Season 1940 - Episode 4

Donald and Goofy attempt to post bills; Donald gets into it with a windmill while Goofy has it out with an angry goat.

star 7.00
1 votes
Writers:
Mr. Duck Steps Out

#24 - Mr. Duck Steps Out

Season 1940 - Episode 5

Donald wants to take Daisy jitterbugging, while Huey, Dewey and Louie find devious ways of tagging along.

star 7.00
1 votes
Directors: Jack King
Writers: Carl Barks
Truant Officer Donald

#25 - Truant Officer Donald

Season 1941 - Episode 11

Donald is responsible for making sure his nephews get to school when they attempt to play hookey.

star 7.00
1 votes
Directors: Jack King
Writers: Jack Hannah, Carl Barks