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

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The title card for Mouseterpiece Theater.

Status: Partially Found

Mouseterpiece Theater was an American animation compilation series, that was broadcast on the 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]


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 episodes is only listed by the short cartoons in the episode.

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

Month Episode Shorts Availability
April 83' N/A "Steamboat Willie"
"Three Little Pigs"
"How To Play Baseball"
March 84' N/A "The Village Smithy"
"Pluto and the Armadillo"
"Flying Jalopy"
"Pluto's Purchase"

"Morris the Midget Moose"
"Lion Down"

April 94' N/A "Good Scouts"
"Goofy and Wilbur"
"The Martins and the Coys"
"The Fox Hunt"
Oct 84' N/A "Mickey's Amateurs"
"Mickey's Rival"
"The Plastics Inventor"
"Goofy Gymnastics"
"The Woodland Cafe"
Nov 84' N/A "Donald and the Wheel"
"Mickey's Birthday Party"
Dec 84' N/A "Duck Pimples" Lost
Feb 85' N/A "How To Swim"
"Trombone Troubles"
"The Little House"
July 85' N/A "Modern Inventions"
"Two Chips and a Miss"
Oct 85' N/A "African Diary"
"Truant Officer Donald"
"Symphony Hour"
Nov 85' N/A "Morris the Midget Moose"
"The Flying Jalopy"
Dec 85' N/A "No Hunting"
"Peublo Pluto"
"Dude Duck"


Opening footage of Mouseterpiece Theater.

See Also


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