Everything Coming to Disney+ This May!

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May is coming, and Disney+ has announced what will be coming to their streaming service for the month!

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The release schedule for May on Disney+ features a new series hosted by the voice of Goofy and Pluto, as well as a series that takes a look behind the scenes of The Mandalorian!

Disney+ Release Schedule

Original Series

Prop Culture – NEW

Film historian and prop collector Dan Lanigan reunites iconic Disney movie props with the filmmakers, actors, and crew who created and used them in some of Disney’s most beloved films.

Throughout this journey, Dan will recover lost artifacts, visit private collections, and help restore pieces from the Walt Disney Archives to their original glory. Among the films featured this season are Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, Mary Poppins, The Muppet Movie, Tron and Who Framed Roger Rabbit?

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May 1: All 8 Episodes Available

Episode 101 — Mary Poppins

Episode 102 — Tron

Episode 103 — The Nightmare Before Christmas

Episode 104 — Pirates of the Caribbean 

Episode 105 — Honey, I Shrunk the Kids

Episode 106 —The Chronicles of Narnia

Episode 107 — Who Framed Roger Rabbit?

Episode 108 — The Muppet Movie

Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian – NEW

“Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian” is an eight-episode documentary series that pulls back the curtain on The Mandalorian. Each chapter explores a different facet of the first live-action Star Wars television show through interviews, behind the scenes footage, and roundtable conversations hosted by Jon Favreau.

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May 4: Episode 101 — Directing 

In the first episode, the filmmakers speak about their individual journeys on the way to the director’s chair and take us inside the filmmaking process of The Mandalorian.

May 8: Episode 102 — Legacy

The team behind The Mandalorian examines the profound impact of George Lucas’ STAR WARS.

May 15: Episode 103 — Legacy

The team behind The Mandalorian examines the profound impact of George Lucas’ STAR WARS.

May 22: Episode 104 — Legacy

The team behind The Mandalorian examines the profound impact of George Lucas’ STAR WARS.

It’s a Dog’s Life With Bill Farmer – NEW

The iconic voice of Goofy and Pluto for more than 30 years, Disney Legend Bill Farmer steps out from behind the microphone to meet his own favorite characters — dogs! Join Bill as he crosses the country meeting dogs doing all kinds of incredible jobs that make our lives better.

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May 15: Episode 101 — Whale Poop Dogs and Sheep Herding Dogs

In the series premiere, Bill is at sea with a dog who sniffs for whale poop. Then, he meets a dog keeping a sheep ranch moving.

May 22: Episode 102 — Dogs & Cheetahs & Companion Dogs

Bill meets a dog whose friend is a Cheetah. Then, he meets a helpful companion dog.

The Big Fib — NEW

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May 15: All 15 Episodes Available

Ever thought you could spot a fib better than a kid? Find out on The Big Fib. A new Disney+game show, hosted by Yvette Nicole Brown and featuring Rhys Darby as her robot sidekick, C.L.I.V.E. In each episode of this comedy game show, a kid starts by playing a warm up round where a silly liar and an authentic expert share fabulous fibs and fun facts.

Starring up and coming comedic talent, this round is played for laughs as well as always having a nugget of real information about the topic be it ice cream, tree climbing or toy design. Next our kid contestant plays the main round where they question an expert who’s paired with a really good liar on the same topic. It’s up to our kid to find the fibber. There are visual clues, fascinating props, a hot seat round of rapid fire questions and various topics, including jellyfish, venom and killer plants.

Star Wars: the Clone Wars Release Dates

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May 1: Episode 711 – Shattered

After capturing Maul on Mandalore, Ahsoka’s journey to the Jedi Council is disrupted when Order 66 is declared, turning her world upside down.

May 4: Episode 712 – Victory and Death *SERIES FINALE*

Ahsoka and Rex must use their wit and skills to survive the turbulent end of the Clone Wars.

Disney Insider Release Dates (Non-Fiction Series)

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May 8: Episode 105 — Running through Disney, Sorcerer’s Arena, Opening the Archives

This week on Disney Insider, run Disney goes behind the scenes on how they plan a marathon through The Walt Disney World Resort that puts a smile on every racer’s face. Meet the team behind the new interactive game Disney Sorcerer’s Arena that lets fans play as one of over 100 Disney and Pixar characters. The Walt Disney Archives celebrates its 50th anniversary by putting 400 iconic props, costumes and original artwork on display.

Disney Family Sundays Release Dates (Non-Fiction Series)

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May 1: Episode 126 – “Star Wars: Clock”

The Kurzawa family joins Amber for a craft inspired by Star Wars.

May 8: Episode 127 – “Star Wars: Hanging Art”

The Freeman family joins Amber for a craft inspired by Star Wars.

May 15: Episode 128 – “Beauty and the Beast: Stained Glass”

The Kurzawa family and Amber create a piece of art inspired by Disney’s Beauty and the Beast.

May 22: Episode 129 – “Bambi: Lanterns”

The Pyle-Lawrence family joins Amber to make a craft inspired by Disney’s Bambi.

Be Our Chef Release Dates (Non-Fiction Series)

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May 1: Episode 106 – Slimy Yet Satisfying

In this Lion King inspired challenge, the Perez family and Platt family are competing to rule the land as they figure out a way to include veggies in a dish that’s fit for the whole family. Just as Simba didn’t want to eat bugs at first, kids sometimes don’t want to eat their vegetables. These families will be tasked with incorporating vegetables into a dish that they all will find satisfying.

May 8: Episode 107 – Anyone Can Cook

In round seven of “Be Our Chef”, the Perez and Wells families are tasked with reimagining their own family-inspired “Ratatouille” dish. Both families explore the French Pavilion at Epcot to test out the culinary wonders of the park, while they visit with Remy and Emile for inspiration.

May 15: Episode 108 – Worth Melting For

In this round the Merrill family and Platt family are challenged to create a cold delicious dessert inspired by Elsa’s icy powers. The families visit Epcot’s Norway Pavilion to see the pastry display at the Nordic bakery and after a warm hug from Olaf, they head to the kitchen to heat things up. Which family will be left out in the cold?

May 22: Episode 109 – Tiana’s Place

The Wells and Robbins families leap into action when tasked to conjure up an inspired “Princess and the Frog” dish that could be served at Tiana’s Palace restaurant. Before heading to the kitchen, the families hop on over to Magic Kingdom Park to get cooking advice from Princess Tiana herself. Whose dish will give them a fighting chance at the finale?

One Day at Disney Release Dates (Non-Fiction Series)

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May 1: Episode 122 – Robin Roberts: Good Morning America Co-Anchor

Follow along as GMA Co-Anchor Robin Roberts takes us behind-the-scenes of America’s favorite morning show. From covering breaking world news on a daily basis to chronicling her personal health battle on air in 2012, Robin shows what it takes to be a part of the well-oiled machine that sets the tone for America’s day.

May 8: Episode 123 – Joe Hernandez: Attraction Host

Ride along with Attractions Host Joe Hernandez aboard the historic Mark Twain Riverboat and take in the iconic scenery around the Disneyland Resort.  From the helm of the wheelhouse, Joe creates a mesmerizing and memorable experience for all guests, young and old, as they embark on one of Disneyland Resort’s favorite floating adventures.

May 15: Episode 124 – Stephanie Carroll: Ranch Hand 

Fulfilling her lifelong dream of working with horses, Stephanie Carroll has served as a Ranch Hand at Walt Disney World Resort’s Tri-Circle-D Ranch for over 8 years. From caring for the majestic Cinderella Ponies to driving the Main Street Trolley, Stephanie creates magical moments for guests by bringing fantasies to life through her love of horses.

May 22: Episode 125 – Ed Fritz: Imagineering Ride Engineer

Ride Project Engineering Executive Ed Fritz brings new attractions like Avatar Flight of Passage to life through cutting edge immersive and interactive technology. From the initial sketch to the grand opening, Ed is one of the many talented cast members behind Disney’s favorite attractions.

April 3: Elephant Narrated by Meghan, Duchess of Sussex

Disneynature will debut a new film, Elephant, narrated by Meghan, Duchess of Sussex on April 3rd.

New Disney+ Library Titles

Available on May 1st

  • Awesome Animals (S1)
  • Birth of Europe (S1) 
  • Bride of Boogedy
  • Buried Secrets of the Bible with Albert Lin (S1) 
  • CAR SOS (S1 – S7)
  • Disney Kirby Buckets (S1-S3)
  • George of the Jungle
  • Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey
  • Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco
  • How to Play Baseball
  • In Beaver Valley
  • Lost Treasures of Egypt (S1)
  • Love & Vets (S1)
  • Nature’s Half Acre
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
  • Prairie Dog Manor (S1)
  • Primal Survivor (S1-S4)
  • The Princess Bride
  • Prowlers of the Everglades
  • Secrets of the Zoo
  • Secrets of the Zoe: Tampa
  • Survive the Tribe (S1)
  • United States of Animals (S1)
  • Unlikely Animal Friends (S3)
  • Water Birds

Available on May 2nd

    • John Carter

Available on May 15th

  • Furry Files
  • Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

Available on May 22nd

  • The Boys: The Sherman Brothers’ Story
  • Disney Just Roll with It (S1)
  • Disney Mech-X4 (S1-2)
  • Disney Vampirina (S2)
  • Disneyland Goes to the World’s Fair
  • Fantastic Mr. Fox
  • Heartland Docs, DVM (S1)
  • Hello, Dolly!
  • Marvel’s Future Adventures (S2)

Available on May 29th

  • Disney Doc McStuffins (S5)
  • Disney Gabby Duran & the Unsittables (S1)
  • Disney The Evermoor Chronicles (S1-2)
  • Mickey and the Seal
  • The Moon-Spinners
  • Violetta (S2)

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