Mouseterpiece Theater (partially found Disney Channel cartoon compilation series; 1983-1990)

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Mouseterpiece theater title.jpg

The title card for Mouseterpiece Theater.

Status: Partially Found

Mouseterpiece Theater was an American animation compilation series that was broadcast on The Disney Channel. Consisting of classic theatrical Disney short Cartoons, with a segment in-between shorts hosted by George Plimpton, usually giving commentary and background information before and after each cartoon. The cartoons featured are reportedly censored. [1]

Mouseterpiece Theater was aired on The Disney Channel from April 18th, 1983 (the day the channel first launched) to sometime in 1990 and ran during the evening. [2]

Episodes[edit | edit source]

Each episode was 30 minutes long, with 60 episodes being produced during its initial run. The episodes do not seem to have titles, even in the officially licensed Disney Channel magazine[3]. Each episode is only listed by the short cartoons in the episode.

Only one episode is readily available, and there are no known home media releases.

Month Episode Shorts Availability
April '83 N/A "Steamboat Willie"
"Three Little Pigs"
"How To Play Baseball"
Lost
March '84 N/A "The Village Smithy"
"Pluto and the Armadillo"
"Flying Jalopy"
"Pluto's Purchase"
"Morris the Midget Moose"
"Lion Down"
Lost
April '84 N/A "Good Scouts"
"Goofy and Wilbur"
"The Martins and the Coys"
"The Fox Hunt"
Lost
Oct '84 N/A "Mickey's Amateurs"
"Mickey's Rival"
"The Plastics Inventor"
"Goofy Gymnastics"
"The Woodland Cafe"
Lost
Nov '84 N/A "Donald and the Wheel"
"Mickey's Birthday Party"
Lost
Dec '84 N/A "Duck Pimples" Lost
Feb '85 N/A "How To Swim"
"Trombone Troubles"
"The Little House"
Lost
July '85 N/A "Modern Inventions"
"Two Chips and a Miss"
Lost
Sep '85 N/A "George Plimpton [Placeholder]"
"Spare The Rod"
Partially Found
Oct '85 N/A "African Diary"
"Truant Officer Donald"
"Symphony Hour"
Found
Nov '85 N/A "Morris the Midget Moose"
"The Flying Jalopy"
Lost
Dec '85 N/A "No Hunting"
"Peublo Pluto"
"Dude Duck"
Lost

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Opening footage of Mouseterpiece Theater.

See Also (Animated Anthology Media)[edit | edit source]

See Also (Disney Television Media)[edit | edit source]

Disney Channel[edit | edit source]

Playhouse Disney[edit | edit source]

Disney Junior[edit | edit source]

Toon Disney[edit | edit source]

Disney XD[edit | edit source]

Other[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. IMDB. Retrieved 18 April '20.
  2. D23 Official Disney Fan Club. Retrieved 18 April '20.
  3. The Disney Channel Magazine Scan. Retrieved 20 April '20.