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Here's What Disney+ Is Adding In October 2021

Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow
(Image credit: Marvel Studios)

October is a new month and that means that Disney+ has a new batch of fun, and in this case, spooky, content to drop on fans of the streaming service.  We're seeing a major Premier Access movie arrive for all subscribers, and quite possibly one of the best pieces of original content ever to hit Disney+.

The first full week of October will be a big one for Disney+. On Wednesday, the Marvel Cinematic Universe's first theatrical release in two years, Black Widow, will come off of Premier Access and be available for everybody. The following Friday will see Muppets Haunted Mansion combine two things Disney fans love, the Muppets and one of the most popular theme attractions ever created. Here's what's coming the rest of the month.

Friday, October 1

Alvin And The Chipmunks
Alvin And The Chipmunks: The Road Chip
Just Roll With It: You Decide Live!
The Scariest Story Ever: A Mickey Mouse Halloween Spooktacular!

LEGO Star Wars Terrifying Tales

Wednesday, October 6

Black Widow
Disney Junior The Chicken Squad (S1) Ep. The Surprise Party Surprise / U.F. Oh-No Drain The Oceans: The Mississippi River & Arctic War (S1)
Drain The Oceans (S4)
The Ghost And Molly McGee (S1), 5 episodes
Impact With Gal Gadot (S1)
Muppet Babies (S3), 9 episodes
Puppy Dog Pals (S4), 5 episodes
Spidey And His Amazing Friends (S1) Ep. Rocket Rhino / Trick Or Trace-E

Among the Stars - Season 1 Premiere - All Episodes Streaming
Turner & Hooch - Season Finale - Episode 112 “Bite Club”
What If...? - Season Finale - Episode 109
Chip ‘n’ Dale: Park Life - Episode 111 “Night of the Pizza Moon / Who's Your Granny? /Summer Sidekick Syndrome”
Doogie Kamealoha, M.D. - Episode 105 “Dunk Cost”

Friday, October 8

Disney Junior Mickey’s Tale Of Two Witches Under Wraps

Muppets Haunted Mansion

Wednesday, October 13

Apollo: Back To The Moon (S1) Mickey Mouse Mixed-Up Adventures (S1) Ep. The Spooky Spook House / Clarabelle’s Banana Splitz!
Secrets Of The Zoo: North Carolina (S1)
Secrets Of The Zoo: Down Under (S2)
The Wizard Of Paws (S1) Zombies: Addison’s Moonstone Mystery Shorts (S1)

Just Beyond - Season 1 Premiere - All Episodes Streaming
Chip ‘n’ Dale: Park Life - Season Finale - Episode 112 “Delivery Duck / Dark in the Park / Choppin' Dale"
Doogie Kamealoha, M.D. - Episode 106 “Career Babes”

Friday, October 15

Lost Cities With Albert Lin: The Great Flood
Megacity Of The Maya Warrior King

Captain Carter in Marvel's What If...?

(Image credit: Marvel's What If...?)

The latter half of October is maybe a bit less exciting than the first half, but there's still some good stuff to enjoy. With both Black Widow arriving and Marvel's What If...? wrapping up in October, we'll get behind-the-scenes looks at both shows which MCU diehards will want to check out. 

Even more behind-the-scenes fun will come with the return of Disney Insider, which takes a closer look at all things Disney. The new episodes will look at the new nighttime spectacular at Epcot and the new Cirque De Soleil show coming to Disney World among other things.

Wednesday, October 20

Disney’s Magic Bake-Off (S1), 4 episodes
PJ Masks (S5), 6 episodes The Wild Life Of Dr. Ole (S1)

Disney Insider - Episode 108 “Drawn To Life, Muppets and the Haunted Mansion, Our Very Own Studio Tour”
Doogie Kamealoha, M.D. - Episode 107 “Mom-Mentum”
Marvel Studios: Assembled - "The Making of Black Widow"

Friday, October 22

Rookie Of The Year
Thumbelina

Wednesday, October 27

Port Protection Alaska (S4)

Disney Insider - Episode 109 “Harmonies of Harmonious, Tiana's Cuisine, Galaxy's Edge Expands… Virtually”
Doogie Kamealoha, M.D. - Episode 108 “Talk-Story”
Marvel Studios: Assembled - "The Making of What If...?"

Friday, October 29

Bob Ballard: An Explorer’s Life
McFarland, USA

November is already looking to be a big month for Disney+ as the streaming service celebrates its second birthday. Both Jungle Cruise and Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings have already been confirmed to be hitting next month.

Dirk Libbey

CinemaBlend’s resident theme park junkie and amateur Disney historian. Armchair Imagineer. Epcot Stan. Future Club 33 Member.