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14 Sep. 1955
Dumbo
Dumbo (1941) edited for television presentation.
 
28 Sep. 1955
Jiminy Cricket Presents Bongo
Jiminy Cricket tells the story of a circus bear named Bongo, who is so dissatisfied with his circus life that he runs away into the wild.
 
12 Oct. 1955
Adventures of Mickey Mouse
Walt looks at the career of his longtime associate, Mickey Mouse.
 
19 Oct. 1955
The Story of the Silly Symphony
Walt looks backward at the Silly Symphony cartoon series, explaining that many of the techniques used in the Disney Studios' animated features were first perfected in those short subjects.
 
2 Nov. 1955
The Story of Robin Hood: Part 1
The Story of Robin Hood and His Merrie Men (1952) re-edited into a two-part television presentation.
 
9 Nov. 1955
The Story of Robin Hood: Part 2
The Story of Robin Hood and His Merrie Men (1952) re-edited into a two-part television presentation.
 
16 Nov. 1955
Davy Crockett's Keelboat Race
The fourth of five programs about Davy Crockett involves Davy and Georgie ending a particularly successful season of trapping and hunting with the hopes of easy sales, only for such hopes to be dashed by the self-proclaimed "King of the River", Mike Fink, and a band of renegade Indians that have been notorious for attacking passing boats.
 
30 Nov. 1955
The Story of the Animated Drawing
This episode takes a look at the history of animation and animation techniques throughout the ages. Especially profiled are many animation pioneers, including J. Stuart Blackton, Windsor McCay, J.R. Bray, Max Fleischer and, of course, Walt Disney. Included is nearly the entire "Nutcracker Suite" segment from "Fantasia".
 
7 Dec. 1955
The Goofy Success Story
Goofy's rise to stardom is featured here, starting with a look at Hollywood, where talent scouts seek out the next superstar. They find Goofy in a movie theater watching a Mickey Mouse cartoon and laughing at it, and he is "discovered". And so begins the career of an actor with a unique laugh.
 
14 Dec. 1955
Davy Crockett and the River Pirates
In the final of the five Davy Crockett programs, Davy and Georgie, with the help of Mike Fink and his crew, battle pirates, who, disguised as Indians, raid traveling boats on the river.
 
28 Dec. 1955
Man and the Moon
The moon is the subject here. Man's fascination with the moon (via animation) is presented, as is the moon's usage in popular culture (from Shakespeare to nursery rhymes to popular songs). Also, superstitions and suppositions associated with the moon is presented. Then scientific research on the moon is shown, followed by plans for (and then a simulation of) an actual trip around the moon.
 
4 Jan. 1956
When Knighthood Was in Flower: Part 1
_Sword and the Rose, The (1953)_ re-edited into a two-part television presentation.
 
11 Jan. 1956
When Knighthood Was in Flower: Part 2
_Sword and the Rose, The (1953)_ re-edited into a two-part television presentation.
 
18 Jan. 1956
A Tribute to Joel Chandler Harris
Walt looks at the history of Joel Chandler Harris, author of the Uncle Remus stories.
 
1 Feb. 1956
A Day in the Life of Donald Duck
This episode follows the events of Donald Duck as he struggles through a typical day at the Disney Studio. Along the way, he meets Jimmie Dodd, Roy Williams, the Mouseketeers and the actor that does his voice, Clarence Nash.
 
15 Feb. 1956
Our Unsung Villains
The Slave in the Magic Mirror hosts this tribute to Disney villains, claiming that without whom, no one would need heroes.
 
7 Mar. 1956
On Vacation
Walt Disney, who is on vacation, gives Jiminy Cricket a phone call to take over hosting duties for one TV episode while he is away. Jiminy decides to gather the other Disney stars together to help him out. Unfortunately, they, too, are on vacation, but how they are spending their respective vacations helps put the show together for him.
 
14 Mar. 1956
Stormy, the Thoroughbred
Stormy, the Thoroughbred (1954) edited for television presentation.
 
21 Mar. 1956
The Goofy Sports Story
Walt introduces the narrator, Spyrus Olympopolus, to demonstrate how the ancient sports practiced in foreign countries have evolved into the games of today. Spyros illustrates this using Goofy.
 
4 Apr. 1956
Where Do the Stories Come From?
Walt answers the often-asked question of just where the stories for his studio's cartoons come from, which is from practically anywhere.
 

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