I don't remember much about the full show, but there is a stop-motion sequence by Mike Jitlov called Mouse Mania which I believe was featured at the end of this show. It's about two minutes long and set to a variation on Jean-Jacques Perrey and Gershon Kingsley's Baroque Hoedown. Jitlov appears in the sequence as a patient in a psychiatrist's office. He seems to be explaining his "Mickey Mania" as Mickey toys and souvenirs start popping up around the room until it's filled with dancing and parading toys led by an animated clay Mickey Mouse. The piece utilizes old Mickey merchandise from the Disney Archives as well as contemporary souvenirs from Disney parks at the time. If you watch closely at the end, you'll see the credits for the sequence. On a drum is painted "Christopher Barczak - Cameraman" and later "A.D. - Deven Chierighin" arranged with the toys.
This portion of the show is currently available on the Disney DVD, "Walt Disney Treasures: Mickey Mouse In Living Color, Volume 2".
Although it wasn't on the DVD release, I seem to remember this ending with Jitlov driving away in his Volkswagen Beetle which has its own set of giant mouse ears. But that may be from another show.
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