May is almost upon us and Disney has a number of new Original series coming to Disney+ throughout the month. This is in addition to new episodes dropping such as Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Disney Insider, Be Our Chef, Disney Family Sundays and One Day At Disney.
Here is the full rundown of May’s new Disney+ Originals:
Prop Culture – May 1st 2020
This anthology series that takes a unique look at beloved films—including Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, Mary Poppins, The Muppet Movie, Tron, and Who Framed Roger Rabbit—through the props and costumes (now modern ‘artifacts’) that made them unique. We’ll hear from the craftspeople who created them, the actors who interacted with them, and the collectors/archives who own and cherish them in the show, which will be hosted by film historian/collector Dan Lanigan. All 8 episodes of this new show will drop on May 1st.
Prop Culture Episode 101 – “Mary Poppins”
Dan learns the stories behind props from Disney’s beloved classic “Mary Poppins.”
Prop Culture Episode 102 – “Tron”
Dan enters the world of “Tron” and restores one of the movie’s most memorable props.
Prop Culture Episode 103 – “Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas”
Join Dan as he meets creative contributors behind Tim Burton’s “The Nightmare Before Christmas.”
Prop Culture Episode 104 – “Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl”
Travel with Dan to uncover treasures from “Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl.”
Prop Culture Episode 105 – “Honey, I Shrunk the Kids”
Join Dan as he explores the futuristic inventions from “Honey, I Shrunk the Kids.”
Prop Culture Episode 106 – “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe”
Dan investigates props from “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe.”
Prop Culture Episode 107 – “Who Framed Roger Rabbit”
Dan uncovers the secrets behind Walt Disney’s OSCAR® winning film “Who Framed Roger Rabbit.”
Prop Culture Episode 108 – “The Muppet Movie”
Come along for a road trip adventure with Dan to find missing props from “The Muppet Movie.”
Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian – May 4th
“Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian” is an eight-episode documentary series that pulls back the curtain on The Mandalorian. Each chapter explores a different facet of the first live-action Star Wars television show through interviews, behind the scenes footage, and roundtable conversations hosted by Jon Favreau.
In the first episode, the filmmakers speak about their individual journeys on the way to the director’s chair and take us inside the filmmaking process of The Mandalorian. New episodes will drop every Friday!
It’s A Dog Life With Bill Farmer – May 15th
The iconic voice of Goofy and Pluto for more than 30 years, Disney Legend Bill Farmer steps out from behind the microphone to meet his own favorite characters — dogs! Join Bill as he crosses the country meeting dogs doing all kinds of incredible jobs that make our lives better.
It’s A Dog’s Life With Bill Farmer is produced by Dog Tale Productions, Inc and GRB Entertainment, Inc. The series is executive produced by Bill Farmer, Jennifer Farmer, Steve Duval, Gary R. Benz and Phil Kruener.
New episodes will drop every Friday!
The Big Fib – May 22nd
Ever thought you could spot a fib better than a kid? Find out on The Big Fib. A new Disney+ game show, hosted by Yvette Nicole Brown and featuring Rhys Darby as her robot sidekick, C.L.I.V.E. In each episode of this comedy game show, a kid starts by playing a warm-up round where a silly liar and an authentic expert share fabulous fibs and fun facts. Starring up and coming comedic talent, this round is played for laughs as well as always having a nugget of real information about the topic be it ice-cream, tree-climbing or toy design. Next our kid contestant plays the main round where they question an expert who’s paired with a really good liar on the same topic. It’s up to our kid to find the fibber.
There are visual clues, fascinating props, a hot seat round of rapid-fire questions and various topics, including jellyfish, venom and killer plants. The show culminates with the expert and liar standing under the Fib Foam machine to await their fate. If our kid chooses correctly, the liar gets foamed. The Big Fib is full of outrageous truths that sound like lies and audacious lies that sound like the truth.
The series is hosted by star Yvette Nicole Brown and will feature kid contestants. All 15 episodes of “The Big Fib” will arrive on Disney+ on May 22nd.
What new Disney+ Original are you looking forward to seeing on Disney+ in May?
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Roger has been a Disney fan since he was a kid and this interest has grown over the years. He has visited Disney Parks around the globe and has a vast collection of Disney movies and collectibles. He is the owner of What's On Disney Plus & DisKingdom.