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Date found: Dec 2016 (German) / 20 Aug 2017 (English)
Found by: Unknown/TayoEXE
Disney’s Coyote Tales was a TV movie directed by Robert Heath that aired on the Disney Channel in 1991. It was an extended remake of "The Coyote’s Lament", an episode of the 1961 anthology series Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color. Until this remake, "The Coyote’s Lament" was the last time that the characters Bent-Tail the Coyote and his son Bent-Tail Junior would make an animated appearance.
The TV movie was made with re-cut and re-dubbed footage of the original episode, but instead of being voiced by Walt Disney, the coyotes were now voiced by Jim Cummings, known for voicing many other Disney characters among other roles.
Plot[edit | edit source]
Like the original, Coyote Tales begins with a pack of coyotes sitting up on a hill performing the song "Yip Yip Yip Yowl" before being interrupted by Mickey’s dog Pluto barking in the distance. Among the Coyotes are an elderly Bent-Tail and an adult Junior who has a son of his own now. Both Bent-Tail and Junior teach the pup to be proud of being a coyote by telling him various different stories where they’ve had run-ins with Pluto which are foretold through a marathon of their old cartoons as flashbacks. Unlike the original, the movie also featured other classic Disney cartoons like The Whalers, Beezy Bear, and Lambert the Sheepish Lion.
Availability and Discovery[edit | edit source]
While the original "Coyote’s Lament" has surfaced, Coyote Tales didn't resurface for a long time. It hasn't re-aired on the Disney Channel since 1996, and no footage has surfaced on a public website like YouTube.
The film has been broadcast very rarely in Germany, as recently as December 2016. That broadcast was recorded and is available below.
As of August 2nd, 2017, one minute of the English version of Coyote Tales had surfaced via a camera recording from TayoEXE. The tape was finally ripped and released on August 19th, 2017; however, it was taken down by Disney minutes later. On August 20th, he uploaded the full recording on Google Drive.
Gallery[edit | edit source]
See Also[edit | edit source]
Disney Channel[edit | edit source]
- 101 Dalmatians: The Series (partially found unaired pilot episode of Disney animated TV series; 1996)
- Amazing Animals (found Disney Channel animated educational series; 1996-1999)
- Arwin! (partially found pilot of cancelled spin-off of "The Suite Life of Zack and Cody" Disney Channel sitcom; 2007)
- Bonkers "Fall Apart Bomb Squad" (found episode of Disney Channel animated series; 1993)
- Country Club (partially found test pilot of "Big City Greens" Disney Channel adventure-comedy animated series; 2015)
- Disney Channel Interactive (lost Dish Network game channel; late 2000s)
- Disney Channel "Disney's One Too" (partially lost "Recess" gags of TV channel block; 1999-2003)
- Disney's Doug (found episodes of animated TV series; 1996-1999)
- Dreamfinders (unproduced Disney Channel series based on "Journey Into Imagination" Epcot ride; 1983)
- Dumbo's Circus (partially found Disney Channel live action puppet series; 1985-1986)
- Fish Hooks (partially found unreleased pilot of Disney Channel animated series; 2009)
- Going Wild with Jeff Corwin (partially found Disney Channel documentary series; 1997-1999)
- Gravity Falls (found Comic Con 2012 promo of Disney Channel animated mystery comedy series; 2012)
- Gravity Falls (found pitch pilot of Disney Channel animated mystery comedy series; 2010)
- Hannah Montana (lost production material of cancelled anime adaptation of Disney Channel teen sitcom; 2009-2010)
- Herbie the Lovebug (lost Disney Channel animated pilot; late 1990s-2000s)
- Katbot (partially found unreleased Disney Channel animated series; 2005)
- Lizzie McGuire "Season 3" (lost production material of unfinished season of Disney Channel comedy series; 2020)
- Minnie Takes Care of Pluto (found original English audio of Mickey Mouse Works animated short; 2000)
- Mousercise (partially found Disney Channel exercise series; 1983-1996)
- Mouseterpiece Theater (partially found Disney Channel cartoon compilation series; 1983-1990)
- Pepper Ann (partially found unaired Nickelodeon pilot of Disney animated series; 1996)
- Phineas and Ferb (lost script of cancelled theatrical film based on animated series; 2010s)
- Phineas and Ferb: Shooting Star Milkshake Bar (partially found full version of song; late 2000s)
- Phineas and Ferb: Spot the Diff (found Disney Channel animated special; 2008)
- Recess "The Break In" (partially found pilot of Disney animated TV series; 1996)
- Star and the Forces of Evil (partially found unaired pitch pilot of Disney Channel animated series; 2011)
- Talespin (lost Phil Harris audio recordings from Disney Channel animated series; 1990)
- Teen Angel (partially found Disney Channel serial drama; 1989)
- The All-New Mickey Mouse Club (partially found revival of Disney variety TV series; 1989-1994)
- The Jersey (partially lost Disney Channel sports themed comedy series; 1999-2004)
- The Owl House (partially found unaired pilot of Disney Channel animated series; 2017)
- The Proud Family (partially lost unaired Nickelodeon pilot of Disney Channel animated sitcom; 1999)
- Welcome to Pooh Corner (partially found Disney Channel live-action puppet series; 1983-1986)
- What's Stevie Thinking? (lost unaired pilot of cancelled spin-off of "Lizzie McGuire" Disney Channel comedy series; 2003)
Playhouse Disney[edit | edit source]
- Adventures in Nutrition with Captain Carlos (partially found Playhouse Disney animated short series; 2004-2007)
- Bear in the Big Blue House "Water, Water Everywhere" (lost unaired pilot of Disney Channel puppet series; 1997)
- Bear in the Big Blue House (partially lost original English audio of Playhouse Disney puppet series; 1997-2006)
- Breakfast with Bear (partially found episodes of Playhouse Disney spin-off series; 2005-2006)
- Handy Manny (partially found unaired pilot of Playhouse Disney CGI animated series; 2005)
- Little Einsteins (lost second pitch pilot of Playhouse Disney animated series; existence unconfirmed; 2004)
- Out of the Box (partially lost Playhouse Disney children's series; 1998-2004)
- PB&J Otter (partially found original credits sequences of Playhouse Disney animated series; 1998-2000)
- Playhouse Disney UK (partially lost interstitial material of children's TV channel; 1999-2006)
- Stanley (found unaired pilot episode of Playhouse Disney animated series; 1999)
- The Book of Pooh (found Playhouse Disney puppet series; 2001-2004)
Disney Junior[edit | edit source]
- Beverly Hills Chihuahuas (found pilot of cancelled Disney Junior animated adaptation of film series; 2012)
- Jungle Junction (lost pilots of Disney Junior CGI animated series; 2003; 2005; 2008)
Toon Disney[edit | edit source]
- Teamo Supremo (partially lost Toon Disney animated series; 2002-2004)
- Toon News (partially found CGI Interstitial Toon Disney series; 2004/2005)
Disney XD[edit | edit source]
- Billion Dollar Freshmen (lost unaired pilot episode of "Lab Rats" Disney XD live-action comedy TV series; 2010)
- DXP (partially found Disney XD video game block; 2017)
- Power Rangers Animated Series (lost Disney XD pilot of animated adaptation of live-action superhero series; existence unconfirmed; 2007-2009)
Other[edit | edit source]
- Green Monkeys (lost Disney pilot; 1999)
- La Chambre Folle (lost French Disney children's TV block; 1998)
- Marvel Disk Wars: The Avengers (found English dub of anime series; 2015)
- Robodz (lost Disney Toei animated TV series; 2008)
- The Mouse Factory (partially found Disney live-action/animated TV series; 1972-1973)
- The Shnookums and Meat Funny Cartoon Show (found episodes of Disney animated TV series; 1995)
- X-Heart (partially found unreleased English dub of "X-Coração" Brazilian animated TV series; 2014)
External Links[edit | edit source]
- Google Drive link to the English version of Coyote Tales.
- Link to the German dub of the film.
- The film's IMDb page.
References[edit | edit source]
- Article on various children's shows that aired in August 1996. Retrieved 11 Dec '16
- List of Australian Walt Disney Cartoon Classics releases. Retrieved 11 Dec '16