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November will mark the one year anniversary of Disney+ as a streaming service, and it has to be said it's been a fairly impressive year. Between having so much classic Disney content available whenever you want, and a steady, if not always robust, stream of original content added to that, it's been a solid first year. Subscriber numbers have certainly reflected that, but if Disney+ wants to hold on to that success, and grow it even more, we'll need to see a lot more from the service, and November has a solid line-up.
Of course, a big part of what November will be about is the new season of The Mandalorian, which will carry Star Wars fans through into December. However, there will still be plenty of additional content coming out in November. A brand new documentary about the inner working of Pixar will be starting up early in November. Not to be confused with The Pixar Story, the film created by Leslie Iwerks who also created The Imagineering Story for Disney+. Also, if you're a big fan of the one time Robert Zemeckis made a computer-animated film for Disney, the Jim Carrey led A Christmas Carol will be on Disney+ in time for the holiday season.
Friday, November 6
Disney Goldie & Bear (s1)
Disney Goldie & Bear (s2)
Disney Junior Fancy Nancy: Fancy it Yourself (s1)
Disney’s A Christmas Carol
The Mandalorian - Episode 202 - "Chapter 10"
Magic of Disney's Animal Kingdom - Episode 107 - “The Big Egg Switcheroo”
The Right Stuff - Episode 106 - “VOSTOK”
Weird But True - Season Finale Episode 313 - “Camping”
One Day At Disney - Episode 149 - “Leslie Evans: Senior R&D Imagineer”
Friday, November 13
Petra: City of Riches
Ultimate Viking Sword
The Mandalorian - Episode 203 - “Chapter 11”
Magic of Disney's Animal Kingdom - Season Finale Episode 108 - “Baby Gorilla Grace”
The Right Stuff - Episode 107 - “Ziggurat”
One Day At Disney - Episode 150 - “Mark Gonzalez: Steam Train Engineer”
The really interesting stuff coming to Disney+ in November hits in the second half of the month as a couple of items are breaking the traditional Friday release pattern so that they can arrive on specific days that are meaningful to the shows. First off, the LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special is arriving on Disney+ on November 17, the same day that the infamous original holiday special debuted back in 1978. As this is a LEGO show, expect comedy to be at the forefront, which likely means that a lot of jokes at the expense of the first holiday special are to be expected.
The next day, November 18, is Mickey Mouse's birthday and so the first of a new collection of Mickey Mouse short cartoons will debut, with additional episodes dropping on Fridays as normal. The modern Mickey Mouse shorts are excellent and they're all available on Disney+ to catch up on before the new ones arrive. The last Friday in November will see the debut of Black Beauty, a Disney+ original movie which, like the recent movie, Clouds, wasn't actually produced by Disney, but should still feel at home on Disney+.
Tuesday, November 17
LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special
Wednesday, November 18
The Wonderful World of Mickey Mouse - Premiere - “Supermarket Scramble”/“Cheesewranglers”
Friday, November 20
Planes: Fire Rescue
Marvel's 616 - Premiere
The Real Right Stuff
The Mandalorian - Episode 204 “Chapter 12”
The Right Stuff - Finale Episode 108 “Flight”
One Day At Disney - Episode 151 “Season Finale”
Friday, November 27
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
The Adventures of Yellow Dog: Far From Home
Marvel’s Spider-man: Maximum Venum (s3)
Once Upon a Time in Wonderland
Party Animals (s1)
Alaska: Port Protection
The Wonderful World of Mickey Mouse - “House of Tomorrow”/"Hard to Swallow"
The Mandalorian - Episode 205 “Chapter 13”