It’s Friday and that means its time for some content to arrive on Disney+ in the United Kingdom and Ireland later this week. This week sees Disney+ add the finale to the second season of “Star Wars: The Mandalorian”, along with the last two episodes from the “Wonderful World of Mickey Mouse”. Plus there is a brand new documentary series, “On Pointe”.
Friday 18th December
Star Wars: The Mandalorian – Season 2 – Episode 8 (Season Finale)
The Mandalorian and the Child continue their journey, facing enemies and rallying allies as they make their way through a dangerous galaxy in the tumultuous era after the collapse of the Galactic Empire.
“On Pointe” is a six-part docu-series that captures a season in the School of American Ballet (SAB) in New York City. Featuring unprecedented access to the famous ballet institution, the series follows the lives of the students ages 8 to 18 pursuing their dreams to become ballet dancers. While older students from all over the country rigorously train for professional careers, younger students from New York City are put through their paces as they rehearse and perform in New York City Ballet’s holiday classic “George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker” onstage at Lincoln Center.
The Wonderful World of Mickey Mouse – Episode 9 & 10
Mickey and his friends’ plans for a barbeque get sidetracked after a quick trip to the supermarket turns into an odyssey.
“Just the Four of Us”
Donald and Daisy’s little lie becomes a big problem when they try to get out of a group date with Mickey and Minnie.
Marvel’s Agents of Shield Season 7 Episode 707
After being unexpectedly stranded in 1982, Mack retreats to his childhood home to process the death of his parents, while Deke gets to work scouting a chart-topping group of new agents. With no idea if or when the team is coming back for them, time seems to finally be on their side … at least until the killer robots show up.
Disney Parks Sunrise Series (s1)
A collection of videos showcasing the Disney theme parks including Walt Disney World at sunrise.
Man vs. Shark
Marine biologist and shark suit inventor, Jeremiah Sullivan, attempts to intentionally get bitten by a deadly tiger shark and survive.
Arendelle Castle Yule Log
For your holiday celebrations, set the wintry mood with Anna and Elsa’s Arendelle Castle yule log. The castle is newly decorated this year with elements harkening back to Anna, Elsa, Olaf, Kristoff and Sven’s recent journey to the Enchanted Forest. Happy Holidays from Arendelle!
Dory’s Reef Cam
Dive into the waters below and watch the aquatic wildlife from the world of Nemo and Dory.
Disney Channel Holiday House Party
The show features Disney Channel stars, remotely from their homes, delivering a holiday sketch comedy show for kids and families. Hosted by Miranda May (“BUNK’D”), the ensemble of comedic actors will deck the halls with a variety of wacky characters and hilarious sketches, including a Gen Z influencer take on a Charles Dickens classic, a Disney Wand ID fail and a “High School Musical” throwback.
Extras – Beyond the Clouds: Creating Zach’s World
Justin speaks to the significance of intertwining surprising elements throughout the film to create and maintain not only the sincerity of the set but also the emotional resonance through the entirety of production. From Zach’s director’s chair to wardrobe and set dressing, it starts to become quite clear — Zach is here every step of the way.
Eragon, a farm boy, stumbles upon a dragon’s egg. He befriends the dragon cub and rides it only to realise that he is destined to be a dragon rider who must save his people from an evil king.
What are you looking forward to seeing on Disney+ this weekend?
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.