It’s the start of a brand new week and time to take a look at what’s coming to Disney+ in the United Kingdom and Ireland this week. The biggest new release of the week is a new batch of “Short Circuit” shorts, along with the finale of “The Mysterious Benedict Society” and lots of new additions to the Disney+ library including the classic 20th Century Studios film “Aliens”.
Here’s the rundown:
Note: This list is subject to change
Wednesday 4th August
Monsters At Work – Episode 106 “The Vending Machine”
Tylor’s job is threatened when he breaks MIFT’s favorite vending machine on the day Fritz must fire someone due to budget cuts. Meanwhile Mike tries boosting morale at Monsters, Inc.
Turner & Hooch – Episode 103 “Diamonds are Furever”
Scott tracks down a notorious fugitive jewel thief while Hooch gets obsessed with a squeaky toy.
“Chip ‘n’ Dale: Park Life” – Episode 102 “The Whole Package / Bird Brains / Acorn In My Side”
Clarice shows Chip and Dale a hidden passage to a magical place. / Everyone turns on Chip when they think he is out to attack the park’s beloved Peacock! / Chip becomes entranced by a mysterious and possibly supernatural acorn
Marvel Studios Legends – New Episodes
“Marvel Studios Legends” serves as an exciting refresher for the various heroes and villains making their way to the highly anticipated streaming shows premiering on Disney+, setting the stage for the upcoming adventures. The episodes will feature Peggy Carter, The Avengers Initiative, and The Ravagers.
The Wonderful World Of Mickey Mouse – Episodes 13 & 14
In “The Wonderful World of Mickey Mouse,” it’s nothing but fun and excitement for Mickey and his best pals – Minnie, Donald, Daisy, Goofy and Pluto – as they embark on their greatest adventures yet, navigating the curveballs of a wild and zany world where the magic of Disney makes the impossible possible. Each seven-minute short is filled with laugh-out-loud comedy, modern settings, timeless stories, new music and the unmistakable classic art style of the “Mickey Mouse” shorts. The series will include stories inspired by various lands at Disney parks and cameos by classic Disney heritage characters.
Short Circuit – Season 2 – Dinosaur Barbarian
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.
Directed by Kim Hazel (animator, Big Hero 6, Zootopia, Ralph Breaks the Internet, Frozen II, Raya and the Last Dragon, Encanto and Baymax!)
Short Circuit – Season 2 – Going Home
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.
Directed by Jacob Frey (animator, Zootopia, Moana, Ralph Breaks the Internet, Frozen II and Raya and the Last Dragon)
Short Circuit – Season 2 – Crosswalk
A law-abiding citizen must find his inner strength to cross the street at a light that won’t change.
Directed by Ryan Green (story artist on Ralph Breaks the Internet, Frozen II, Raya and the Last Dragon and Encanto and story lead on Us Again)
Short Circuit – Season 2 – Songs to Sing in the Dark
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.
Directed by Riannon Delanoy (animator, Big Hero 6, Zootopia, Moana, Ralph Breaks the Internet, Frozen II and Raya and the Last Dragon)
Short Circuit – Season 2 – No. 2 to Kettering
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.
Directed by Liza Rhea (environment modeller, Ralph Breaks The Internet, Frozen II, Raya and the Last Dragon and Encanto).
Last Man Standing – Season 9 – Episode 2
Vanessa hires a home improvement repairman who bears an uncanny resemblance to Mike; Kyle and Ryan defend their favorite comic book writer to Mandy and Kristen; Mike struggles with an idea for his Outdoor Man 10th anniversary vlog.
American Dad – Season 17 – Episode 5
When the family goes to a dude ranch, Klaus and Rogu have to work together to survive in the wilderness.
Muppet Babies Yr3 E1-15
Kermit, Piggy, Fozzie, Gonzo, Animal and their other friends explore their vast imagination to go on amazing adventures inside their nursery.
Drain The Oceans S2
Experts use modern technology to scope the seabeds where ships sank, cities lie and treasures hide. With this data, they try to theorise natural wonders and disasters.
Friday 6th August
Star Wars – The Bad Batch – Episode 15
“Star Wars: The Bad Batch” follows the elite and experimental clones of the Bad Batch (first introduced in “The Clone Wars”) as they find their way in a rapidly changing galaxy in the immediate aftermath of the Clone War. Members of Bad Batch—a unique squad of clones who vary genetically from their brothers in the Clone Army – each possess a singular exceptional skill that makes them extraordinarily effective soldiers and a formidable crew.
The Mysterious Benedict Society – Episode 8 – Finale
Placed undercover at a boarding school known as The Institute, a group of orphans must foil a nefarious plot with global ramifications while creating a new sort of family along the way. Based on the bestseller by Trenton Lee Stewart which Time Magazine called “one of the best young adult books of all time,”The Mysterious Benedict Society” stars Emmy® Award winner Tony Hale in the titular role and features a standout ensemble of young actors.
Love, Victor – Season 2 – Episode 8
Season two picks up with a newly out-of-the-closet Victor (Michael Cimino) entering his junior year at Creekwood High. However, being out brings new challenges as Victor faces a family struggling with his revelation, a heartbroken ex-girlfriend in Mia (Rachel Naomi Hilson), and the difficulties of being an openly gay star athlete — all while navigating the excitement of his new relationship with Benji (George Sear).
War Of The Worlds – Season 2 – Episode 4
Catherine, Nathan and Sophia make their way to London, accompanied by Victor, a survivor encountered by chance. Along the way, the dangers multiply. Ash’s feelings for Emily intensify and the young man’s behavior becomes more and more disturbing. Feeling particularly threatened, Bill is forced to flee.
Grown-ish – Season 3 – Episode 15
Zoey wonders if she’s ready for the real world after she becomes the subject of a nasty rumor at work. Nomi debates whether to tell Phil about Luna. Doug plans a house party to cheer on Jazz and Sky in their Olympic-qualifying race
Rick Santoro, a corrupt cop, will allow little to come between him and his comfortable lifestyle. However, when the Secretary of Defence is killed during a match, Rick uncovers a shocking conspiracy.
Ellen Ripley is sent back to the planet LV-426 to establish contact with a terraforming colony. Once there, she encounters the Alien Queen and her offspring and has to fight them to survive.
While his lover’s parents are visiting him at his mansion, Laird asks her father, Ned, for his assent to marry her. Disgusted by his behaviour and display of wealth, Ned tries to stop him.
My Cousin Vinny
Vinny, an inexperienced lawyer, steps in to defend his cousin Billy and his friend Stan in his first ever trial after they are accused of murdering a convenience store owner.
Despite facing several hardships, Joy Mangano, a divorced mother of two, rises against all odds and sets up a successful business empire.
What are you going to be watching on Disney+ this week?