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Season 3

19 Sep. 1956
The Great Cat Family
Walt talks about the cat family, primarily focusing on lions and domestic cats. It is explained particularly on the cats' importance to ancient Egypt and how some people would respect them, and others would fear them as superstitious beings.
 
3 Oct. 1956
Rob Roy: Part 1
_Rob Roy, the Highland Rogue (1953)_ re-edited into a two-part television presentation.
 
10 Oct. 1956
Rob Roy: Part 2
_Rob Roy, the Highland Rogue (1953)_ re-edited into a two-part television presentation.
 
31 Oct. 1956
The Plausible Impossible
In Walt's words, the term "plausible impossible" means that it is something impossible in reality but still can be convincingly portrayed in some manner. He looks into a book called "The Art of Animation" and explains examples of this technique dating back to ancient times.
 
21 Nov. 1956
At Home with Donald Duck
The program centers on Donald Duck and his nephews, who buy a box of cigars for their uncle's birthday and when he finds them with cigars, he makes them smoke the entire box. But when he realizes the cigars were meant to be his birthday present, he makes it up to them by throwing THEM a party. The balance of the story involves the party guests watching several old Disney cartoons.
 
12 Dec. 1956
Pluto's Day
Walt Disney looks at a typical day in Pluto's life.
 
16 Jan. 1957
Your Host, Donald Duck
Donald Duck convinces Walt Disney to let him take over the hosting duties for one episode. Then he goes on to host an episode that he calls "The Duckland Four-In-One Show", where he goes through his own versions of the lands of Disneyland.
 
23 Jan. 1957
Our Friend the Atom
Dr. Heinz Haber, a noted scientist in the field of atomic energy, hosts this look at the possibility of an exciting new power source. He starts by comparing atomic energy to a genie in a bottle, both of which capable of doing both good and evil, and it is up to humankind to develop safe controls over this largely unexplored science.
 
30 Jan. 1957
All About Magic
Walt shows off some magic tricks with the studio props and then turns the show over to the Slave in the Magic Mirror, who hosts a look at some magic-themed cartoons.
 
13 Feb. 1957
Tricks of Our Trade
Walt Disney gives a behind-the-scenes look at the technical improvements in animation.
 
27 Mar. 1957
Donald's Award
Walt explains that his cartoon family at the studio has been fun to work with, but also stresses that like most families, his has a problem child: Donald Duck, whose bad conduct had gotten so out of hand that Walt decides to do something about it. He decides to give Donald an award for good conduct if he can keep his conduct in check for a week. To make sure that such a request is upheld, Walt sends Jiminy Cricket to keep an eye on the duck, particularly when the complaint box suddenly turns up empty.
 
3 Apr. 1957
Disneyland, the Park/Pecos Bill
Walt treats the audience to a tour of Disneyland, followed by the Pecos Bill segment of Melody Time (1948), which had been re-edited for television presentation.
 

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