Short Circuit

The BEST episodes of Short Circuit

Every episode of Short Circuit ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Short Circuit!

If you could tell any story with the team of talented artists at Walt Disney Animation Studios, what would you create? Welcome to Short Circuit, an experimental, innovative program where anyone at the Studio can pitch an idea and get selected to create their own short film.

Last Updated: 11/27/2022Network:Disney+
Going Home
39 votes

#1 - Going Home

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 8/4/2021

A story about growing up and the meaning of home in which a young adult repeatedly visits his hometown, but with every new arrival he starts to face the inevitable: change.

Watch Now:Amazon
45 votes

#2 - Cycles

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 1/24/2020

A story-centered around the true meaning of creating a home and the life that it holds inside its walls.

Directors: Jeff Gipson
Watch Now:Amazon
Just A Thought
44 votes

#3 - Just A Thought

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/24/2020

An awkward 12-year-old boy named Ollie experiences “bubble trouble” when his true feelings for a girl are embarrassingly revealed in the form of a physical thought bubble.

Directors: Brian F. Menz
Watch Now:Amazon
60 votes

#4 - Puddles

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/24/2020

An adventurous young boy discovers that puddles can be portals to a fantastical world, but struggles to get his sister’s attention away from her phone to see the magic in the world around her.

Directors: Zach Parrish
Writer: Zach Parrish
46 votes

#5 - Fetch

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired 1/24/2020

A child wants to play fetch with her pet. Unfortunately he's wandered deep into an imposing forest.

Elephant In The Room
44 votes

#6 - Elephant In The Room

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 1/24/2020

A lost baby elephant is taken in by a boy and his father to work on their banana plantation. As the two quickly bond, the boy discovers that his new best friend yearns for her family and home in the wild.

Directors: Brian Scott
42 votes

#7 - Hair-Jitsu

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 1/24/2020

A young girl faces off against an evil hairdresser as she goes through imaginative lengths to avoid her first haircut.

Directors: Brian Estrada
42 votes

#8 - Drop

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 1/24/2020

A newly-formed raindrop falls to earth for the first time and has an unlikely and heartfelt encounter with a young girl that proves to be uplifting for both.

Directors: Trent Correy
Watch Now:Amazon
44 votes

#9 - Downtown

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 1/24/2020

A commuter’s disappointment in missing the bus turns into a colorful and unexpected joyride when the surrounding street art bursts to life, revealing the heart of the city from an entirely new perspective.

37 votes

#10 - Crosswalk

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 8/4/2021

A law-abiding citizen must find his inner strength to cross the street at a light that won't change.

Lightning In A Bottle
44 votes

#11 - Lightning In A Bottle

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 1/24/2020

During a thunderstorm, a young boy's effort to capture lightning in a glass bottle as part of a science fair project succeeds beyond his wildest expectations, but is shocked when he discovers the consequences of this unnatural feat.

The Race
41 votes

#12 - The Race

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 1/24/2020

Grim desperately needs one more soul to win his work competition, but his last scheduled collection at a rigorous bike race turns his world upside-down. At the finish line, he learns that life is not always about the trophy at the end of the race.

Directors: Terry Moews
Watch Now:Amazon
Songs to Sing in the Dark
34 votes

#13 - Songs to Sing in the Dark

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 8/4/2021

Two creatures living in the depths of a dark cave engage in a battle of acoustic one-upmanship. As things escalate, they come to realize that they are stronger together.

Exchange Student
51 votes

#14 - Exchange Student

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/24/2020

Life is hard enough for an exchange student at a new school, butas the only earthling at a school for aliens, the central character in this fanciful story is the ultimate outsider and must prove her worthto be accepted by her unusual new classmates.

Directors: Natalie Nourigat
Lucky Toupee
48 votes

#15 - Lucky Toupee

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/24/2020

This clever bit of balderdash lifts the lid on an original tale abouta hijacked hairpiece, a gang of larcenous leprechauns, and a budding romance.

Directors: Nikki Mull
19 votes

#16 - Reflect

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 9/14/2022

A ballet dancer battles her own reflection, overcoming doubt and fear by channeling her inner strength, grace and power.

Jing Hua
44 votes

#17 - Jing Hua

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 1/24/2020

A grieving martial artist pays tribute to her recently departed teacher by creating a painted world using a magical form of kung fu.

Directors: Jerry Huynh
45 votes

#18 - Zenith

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 1/24/2020

A luminous, ethereal stag bounds effortlessly through a dark expanse of the universe, leaving a galaxy of stars in its wake. When it accidentally creates a black hole that threatens to devour everything in sight, the stag is forced to make a decision that will leave a lasting impression.

Dinosaur Barbarian
36 votes

#19 - Dinosaur Barbarian

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 8/4/2021

Battling evil is all in a day's work for Dinosaur Barbarian, but what about taking out the trash? Sometimes even a superhero needs to clean up his act.

No. 2 to Kettering
34 votes

#20 - No. 2 to Kettering

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 8/4/2021

On a dreary, ordinary morning, a girl learns how the power of laughter can lift even the most sullen among her fellow bus riders along their journey to Kettering.

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