The 30 best shows on Disney Plus to watch right now (2022)

By Clarisse Loughrey

Contributions from

Jack Shepherd, Molly Edwards


These are the best shows on Disney Plus, from The Simpsons to X-Men

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There's plenty to choose from on Disney Plus, but which shows are the best? To save you from poring over the selection of Star Wars series and marvelling at Marvel, we've put together a collection of the best Disney Plus shows you should be watching right now.

From animated adventures, to superhero throwdowns, and even some childhood classics thrown in for good measure, we've run the gauntlet of the dozens of shows on offer on Disney's streaming service. If you're stuck for something to watch, our essential guide on what you should be streaming will help you save time and settle in to a new binge watch.

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She-Hulk and the MCU

She's mean, green, and straight poured into her jeans. Her words, not ours. Tatiana Maslany plays Jennifer Walters, a lawyer who, thanks to an accident involving her cousin Bruce Banner, is now able to transform into She-Hulk. Part legal drama, part superhero comedy, Jen is backed by her paralegal BFF Nikki and a whole host of legal headaches involving Jameela Jamil's Titania.

She-Hulk is just one of multiple Marvel shows on Disney Plus, but we didn't want to fill this list with just Marvel shows. Ms. Marvel, Moon Knight, Hawkeye, WandaVision, Loki, and Falcon and the Winter Soldier are also available on the streaming service, and each has its merits. If you want to get into the MCU, head to our guide on how to watch the Marvel movies in order, which includes all the major Disney Plus series. You won't regret making your way through the mega-franchise.

The Beatles: Get Back

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If you're a Beatles fan, then look no further than Peter Jackson's epic documentary on the band. In true Jackson style, it's long, the three parts clocking in at 157 minutes, 174 minutes, and 139 minutes. The documentary features archive footage of Paul McCartney, John Lennon, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr, at a particularly strained time in the band's history: the recording sessions that eventually became the film and album Let It Be, released after the group had disbanded.

Even if you're not particularly a lover of The Beatles, Get Back is still an unparalleled look into the behind-the-scenes workings of the creative process – and some timeless tunes.Plus, it dismisses a few myths: this isn't an unpleasant time to hang out with the Beatles, but one filled with laughs and love.


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After being on Netflix for over five years, Daredevil has made the jump over to Disney Plus, bringing the superhero studio's output all together in one place. Daredevil is an adult-orientated show and features lots of fighting, blood, and swearing, so not one to introduce the kids to. However, if you're a Marvel fan who has watched the bulk of the MCU, this isn't one to miss, especially now that characters are starting to cross over with other movies and shows.

Daredevil is only one of the formerly Netflix Marvel shows available on Disney Plus, and the later seasons only really work in tandem with the others. They include Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, Iron Fist, and The Punisher. The characters later teamed up for their own Avengers-style mash-up called The Defenders. Frankly, you're going to want to know how to watch The Defenders Saga in order, which is why we've created the guide through that link. Be warned: that's a whole lot of television to watch.

Andor and Star Wars

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Set during the pre-A New Hope days as the Rebellion finds its feet, Andor is a gritty spy thriller that puts Diego Luna's revolutionary front and center of an ensemble piece that dives deeper into the political landscape of a galaxy far, far away than any live-action series before it. It's been praised for its tone, mature storytelling, and gorgeous use of practical sets and should continue to wow Star Wars fans well into the tail-end of the year.

Andor isn't the only live-action Star Wars show streaming right now, though. Let's be frank – if you have a Disney Plus subscription, you have probably already watched The Mandalorian, the streaming service's first must-watch original show – one that's great as a standalone series, but also expands the Star Wars universe in a meaningful way.Then there's The Book of Boba Fett, which centers on the titular bounty hunter attempting to take control of Mos Espa, Tatooine. Obi-Wan Kenobi also scratches the nostalgic itch as prequel fans and sees Ewan McGregor and Hayden Christensen return as Obi-Wan and Darth Vader respectively to commence the "rematch of the century."

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The Imagineering Story

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Yes, cynics will dismiss The Imagineering Story as simply a show constructed to help build Disney's reputation, revelling in all the joy the studio has put out without dealing with some of the darker elements of its past. Yet, rather than being a simple puff piece, the series offers a glance behind the curtain at Disney, and marks an educational historical document that will have anyone who's watched Disney's animated movies with nostalgic pangs hitting them every minute.

Those Disney Plus subscribers fully on board the Disney train will find a lot to enjoy here – just don't expect a tough documentary. And sometimes, that's no bad thing.


We don’t talk enough about Donald Duck’s Scottish heritage. So, thank you to DuckTales for bringing us that reminder in the form of Scrooge McDuck – an eccentric billionaire who somehow hasn’t yet been crushed to death from repeatedly diving into a pool of solid gold coins. He’s obsessed with maintaining his status as “the richest duck in the world”, which doesn’t give him much time to look after his nephews Huey, Dewey, and Louie, foisted onto him after Donald decided to join the US Navy (of course).

DuckTales (woohoohoo!) not only has one of the catchiest theme tunes to have ever been created, but it was also the reliable highlight of Disney Afternoon’s line-up. It’s a series filled with escapist adventures and globe-trotting intrigue. There are vikings, knights, pirates, and ghosts – who knows who we’ll meet and where we’ll go. And it’s great to see that same sense of ingenuity maintained for the 2017 reboot.

Great Migrations

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We all know that Disney acquired a frankly terrifying amount of properties when it snapped up 20th Century Fox. Included in the deal was National Geographic, which conveniently means that Disney Plus will now be able to offer a lot more than just cartoons and hyperactive teen stars. Great Migrations, for example, is a seven-episode miniseries which follows the dangerous, awe-inspiring journeys undertaken by creatures both big and small – from delicate butterflies to gargantuan whale sharks.

Great Migrations has long been one of the jewels in National Geographic’s crown. At the time, it was the largest-scale enterprise the channel had ever launched and some have even argued that it’s better than the BBC’s Planet Earth. It’s a bold, but not totally unjustified claim, particularly when it comes to the show’s experimental finale. It features zero narration, meaning viewers can immerse themselves completely in all the wonders of nature.

Star Wars: The Clone Wars

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Although things first kicked off with a 2008 feature film, the Clone Wars series has since carried on the story, filling in the three year-gap between Attack of the Clones and Revenge of the Sith. Both Anakin Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi feature prominently as characters, as they lead the Republic against the Separatist forces first brought together by former Jedi Count Dooku.

Despite the returning character, though, it’s all about Ahsoka. It’s pretty astounding that a character from an animated spin-off series has slowly grown into one of the most popular Star Wars characters of all time. She’s a hero with enough of a concrete sense of right and wrong that she’s able to question the very establishment she yearned to be a part of, making the choice to leave the Jedi Order because she no longer believes in the nobility of its practices. It’s an incredible piece of drama and an interesting way to muddy the waters without throwing out the entire concept of the light and dark side. Plus, the last season – a Disney Plus exclusive – is excellent.


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Can we call it the ultimate X-men TV series? It’s relatively faithful in copying the look and feel of the comics at the time (specifically those drawn by Jim Lee) and makes perfect use of a familiar lineup: Cyclops, Wolverine, Rogue, Storm, Beast, Gambit, Jubilee, Jean Grey, and Professor X. Although a lot of the stories are completely original, the show isn’t afraid to dip in and out of the source material – it arguably features the best on-screen adaptation of the Dark Phoenix storyline (sorry, Famke Janssen and Sophie Turner).

The animation may have been on the cheap and cheerful side, but it nailed the thrilling action of the comics. It also committed to a more serious tone that didn’t feel overly grim, while also avoiding the kind of cutesy gimmicks that feel like they’ve been created just to sell toys. It was unique at the time for having multi-episode arcs, which not only had a major influence on Saturday morning TV, but even helped pave the way for the live-action movies.And give it up for the show's killer theme.

That's So Raven

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That’s So Raven is best described as mildly supernatural, hitting a midpoint between Lizzie McGuire and Wizards of Waverly Place. Our hero Raven has psychic abilities but, unlike most pop culture physics, she doesn’t go crazy and start killing verybody. Instead, she mainly uses her powers to help out her family and advance her career as an aspiring fashion designer.

That’s So Raven is the undisputed peak of Disney Channel sitcoms. So much so,it convinced the network to finally discard with their bizarre rule of limiting every series to 65 episodes. It’s a winner partially because of the chemistry between Raven Symone and her onscreen friends, played by Anneliese Van Der Pol and Orlando Brown. But, more importantly, Symone herself is a delight in every second she occupies the screen. She can sell goofy physical comedy like no nobody else.

The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh

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The reason there’s a “new” in the title is because the show follows on pretty directly from the 1977 film The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (and the handful of shorts that came after it). Inspired by A.A. Milne’s stories, it follows our beloved bear as he wanders aimlessly through the Hundred Acre Woods, doling out zen catchphrases and getting his curvaceous behind stuck in various burrows and tree stumps. Everyone’s favourites are here, from Eeyore to Tigger, while it remains the only series to regularly feature Christopher Robin as a character.

The series is a near-perfect continuation of the stories we all know and love. It just has such a calming presence. It’s like a big hug from someone wearing a fuzzy jumper or a cup of tea on a blustery day.

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The Simpsons

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The first 11 seasons fo The Simpsons are arguably some of the best television of all time. Admittedly, the show isn’t quite the titan that it used to be. Most people would agree that it’s been steadily declining in quality over the past few years, but The Simpsons still changed the face of television, ushering in a new era of smart, witty, and adventurous comedy writing.

It’s more well-known episodes have become integrated into our culture and into our language, to the point that you can barely make it through a day now without someone in your life trying to drop a reference (unless, of course, that person is you). And now it’s all here on Disney Plus, which is a little ironic considering many people reacted to the news of Disney’s ever-expanding monopoly with the line, “I, for one, welcome our new rodent overlords.”This one's sure to be one of the best shows on Disney Plus for... well, forever.

Phineas and Ferb

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Like many of the shows on this list, Phineas and Ferb is all about siblings hatching up harebrained schemes. In this case, the biggest threat to their success is their sister Candace (this universe appears to contradict the wisdom of “snitches get stitches”, as Candace remains unharmed throughout the show’s entirety). While the kids keep busy, their pet platypus Perry has a sideline career as a secret agent.

The show was once described by its co-creator Dan Povenmire as a cross between SpongeBob SquarePants and Family Guy (he’s worked on both). It blends the former’s silliness with the latter’s love of pop culture. This careful balance is what makes the show such a cross-generation hit. There’s something for everyone, all tied together by the sweet, affecting way Phineas and Ferb’s relationship – as two step brothers – is represented.

Agents of Shield

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Remember Agent Coulson? The guy who apparently died in Avengers? Well, he didn't actually die. Actually, he sorta did die but ended up going to this place called Tahiti – a magical place – where he was resurrected and brought back to work for Shield and put together a new team, this time with only one of two super-powered beings.

Leading the way is Skye, later Quake, played by Chloe Bennet. She's a skilled hacker who doesn't want anything to do with Coulson – soon enough, he's basically a surrogate father. While the first season may be a bit of a slog, keep with Agents of Shield and you're bound to have a good time, especially when it comes to Ghost Rider and the time-twisting shenanigans of the later seasons. And, of course, there's FitzSimmons, the best love story in the MCU. There, we said it!

The Incredible Hulk – Series

The Incredible Hulk may have only lasted for two seasons, but it certainly didn’t skimp on the action. We start off with Bruce Banner on the run from General Ross, while also in search of a cure so that he can finally separate himself from his big, green, and angry alter ego. By the time season two rolled around, however, She-Hulk’s role was beefed up and the show’s named was changed to The Incredible Hulk and She-Hulk. That coincidentally makes it pretty good homework for those wanting to study up before Disney Plus drops its own live-action She-Hulk series.

The Incredible Hulk is a fairly faithful translation of the source comics, not only in its look, but in the many cameos from familiar heroes. We get appearances from Iron Man, Thor, War Machine, Doctor Strange, and the Fantastic Four – all characters that even the most casual of Marvel fans are now sure to recognise. The cherry on top, however, is Lou Ferrigno’s returns as the voice of the Hulk, having famously played him in the '70s live-action series.

The Suite Life of Zack & Cody

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Riverdale fans will already be familiar with one of the stars of Suite Life, Cole Sprouse, who here got his start alongside his twin brother Dylan. The duo play Zack and Cody, while the basic premise of the show revolves around the question, “How cool would it be to live in a hotel?” The answer is very cool, as it allows you to get up to all sorts of hijinks. The show also features a Paris Hilton parody in the form of Brenda Song’s London Tipton and a role for High School Musical’s Ashley Tisdale.

It’s unashamedly goofy, fulfilling the childish fantasy of having no rules and no limitations. These kids run riot. It’s like the hotel turns them into non-murderous, sugar-fuelled little Jack Torrances. It’s definitely miles away from Jughead “I’m a weirdo” Jones, but it’s the kind of fluff that is pure Disney Channel.


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Recess (for UK readers, that means break time) throws together a bunch of misfit fourth-graders, as they struggle against the microcosm of society presented to them on the school playground. It’s a place filled with strict laws and codes, ruled over by the ruthless sixth-grader named King Bob.

Not only are the characters instantly likeable (Spinelli for president), but Recess seems thematically complex for a kid’s TV show. The way the opening titles parody The Great Escape is a good indicator of what the series is aiming for: a smart satire about the suppression of the individual by society. Everyone is broken down into their cliques, from the popular girls to the (possibly) cannibalistic tribe of kindergartners. It’s a place where the biggest rebellion of all is just being yourself.

Gravity Falls

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Created by Alex Hirsch, Gravity Falls blends the nostalgic feeling of long summer days with the thrill of the supernatural. So, it’s like Stranger Things, but also nothing like Stranger Things. Twins Dipper and Mabel are dropped off in a remote town in order to spend their vacation with their great uncle Stan Pines (otherwise known as Grunkle Stan). Soon enough, they start unravelling a few of the local mysteries.

Gravity Falls is Disney’s contribution to the modern era of original children’s programming – the kind that’s proven as addictive for adults as it is for kids. It’s a spiritual sibling to the likes of Adventure Time and The Amazing World of Gumball. The show’s success is also partially down to how brilliant its voice cast is, with the likes of Kristen Schaal, Jason Ritter, Linda Cardellini, and J.K. Simmons all on board. And, since it only lasted two seasons, the show actually delivered on an overarching mystery that was conclusively solved by the last episode.

Darkwing Duck

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The avian world’s answer to Batman, Darkwing Duck is set in an entirely different universe to DuckTales, despite there being several crossover characters. Darkwing, the secret identity of Drake Mallard, always does the right thing in the end, but does struggle a little too much with keeping his ego in check. He’s joined by a loyal sidekick in the form of Launchpad McQuack – a lovable, dimwitted pilot who also happens to Darkwing’s number one fan.

Darkwing Duck may have been a staple of Disney’s afternoon lineup in the '90s, but it was also of a slightly different breed to the rest. While DuckTales and Talespin work as broad adventure stories, Darkwing was created as a parody of the pulp heroes and comic book characters of the '30s and '40s. Even the city of St. Canard was clearly based on Gotham City. It’s a silly, light-hearted homage to the past greats.

Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted

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Any streaming service worth its salt has a good cooking show. It fulfils our base desires to watch delicious meals be prepared, all while we shove fistfuls of Doritos into our mouths and wipe the cheese dust on our sweatpants. Thankfully, Disney Plus is here to deliver. Gordon Ramsay’s globe-trotting National Geographic show sees him travel across the world, from Laos to Alaska, in order to broaden his own horizons as a chef.

Ramsay got a lot of unfavourable comparisons to Anthony Bourdain (who passed away in 2018) for this. Yet, while Bourdain was always an expert in international cuisine, Ramsay presents himself here as more flawed in his learning. He has to deconstruct his own preconceptions and be open to learning from others. He reluctantly eats bugs and struggles to navigate through the harsh environments he visits. For a chef known mostly for yelling at people, it’s humbling for his image.

Even Stevens

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The legacy of Even Stevens probably begins and ends with the fact that it made Shia LaBeouf a star. He plays Louis, a prank king who’s gross and endearing in equal measure. He often clashes with his older sister Ren, an overachiever with zero time for nonsense.

Your view of the series may have been warped if you’ve caught the movie Honey Boy, which was partially inspired by LaBeouf’s experiences as a child actor. In later life, the actor suffered from PTSD and alcoholism. But it was always obvious from Even Stevens that he was destined for big things, too: his comic timing is impeccable, even if it’s something he’s never revisited much in his later career. Even Stevens was always one of the Disney Channel’s funniest shows. It’s just a shame that it was cancelled after it passed the 65-episode limit – a weird, slightly nonsensical rule imposed by the network.

Kim Possible

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Life as a teenager is already a lot to handle. It only gets worse when you add in all the responsibilities of being an international spy. Thankfully, Kim is helped along the way by her best friend Ron Stoppable (largely ineffectual, but he tries) and his pet naked mole-rat Rufus. She even has her own dedicated arch-enemies in the form of Dr Drakken and his sidekick Shego. The show spawned a live-action adaptation and it remains one of Disney’s most popular shows, despite ending in 2007.

Kim has really earned her place as one of TV’s greatest onscreen heroines. She’s smart, she kicks ass, but still faces all the same problems and obstacles that every teen goes through. And she’s a true post-feminist: tough as nails, but still the pretty, popular cheerleader-type. Kim can really have it all – and that includes fighting in a crop top. But the show is also refreshingly funny and self-aware, offering a rare acknowledgement of the huge role the internet had started to play in teens’ lives.


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Look, TaleSpin makes absolutely no sense. It’s just that '90s kids learned not to question it. Inspired by the classic film Casablanca, it casts The Jungle Book’s Baloo (whose full name is now Baloo von Bruinwald XIII) as a bush pilot whose air cargo freight business is acquired by the sharp, hotheaded Rebecca Cunningham. The pair spend their time fighting off air pirates, while maintaining the scintillating chemistry of the screwball comedies of the '30s and '40s.

It’s TaleSpin’s unabashed weirdness that made it work so well. It had the same appetite for adventure as the likes of DuckTales and Rescue Rangers, while its weirdly precise historical setting (around 1938) did well to sell the idea that this was basically Indiana Jones with talking animals. It’s something we never asked for but definitely won’t say no to.

X-Men: Evolution

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Like an X-Men version of the Muppet Babies, the series sees many of our favourite mutant heroes aged down to teenagers (with the notable exceptions of Professor X, Wolverine, and Storm). They spend most of their time battling Magneto, as usual, while season 3 has mutants become public knowledge. It lets the show delve into the themes of prejudice that underpin the comics. There’s even a big face-off with Apocalypse, who’s looking a lot less surly than Oscar Isaac’s version.

While it’s less fondly remembered than the X-Men series of the '90s, Evolution is still very much a worthwhile watch. The show actually benefits from resisting the impulse to stay absolutely faithful to the comics. Instead, it has fun. It plays around with the characters and their appearances. X-Men: Evolution also happens to be responsible for the creation of X-23, who soon made her way to the comics and then on to 2017’s Logan (opens in new tab).


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The dark horse of Disney’s afternoon programming, Gargoyles imagines that New York’s gargoyles, perched high above the city, come to life at night. In fact, back in the 1st century AD, they all lived freely and happily over in Scotland. Then the humans swooped in, hunted them down, and cursed them to a stony sleep – one they’ve finally woken up from thousands of years later and in a strange new world. As they adjust to the modern pace of life, they find the time to take down a bad guy or two.

Sat side-by-side with the likes of DuckTales and TaleSpin, it’s clear Gargoyles was never going to be as big a hit. Its stories were on an epic scale, drawing from British folklore and Shakespeare’s tragedies, especially Macbeth. Its tone was often dark and gothic. But it’s those same ingredients that have garnered it quite the cult following – director Jordan Peele is a fan and has even expressed interest in directing a live-action version.

Hannah Montana

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The genesis of pop star and controversy hoarder Miley Cyrus, the show teases the thrills of living a double life. By day, she’s just your average American schoolgirl, Miley Stewart. By night, she’s top-selling recording artist, Hannah Montana. The show seemed dedicated to building Cyrus’ own brand image, since she basically played herself and roped in her own dad, Billy Ray Cyrus, to star as the show’s patriarch.

The idea that people wouldn’t know that Miley and Hannah are the same person, considering the only difference between them is a blonde wig, is downright hilarious. Apparently Clark Kent’s glasses were just too much of a convincing disguise for these people. But that’s the charm of this show. It’s so unabashedly positive, nice, and silly that it’s no wonder that so many people have admitted to it being a guilty pleasure. There’s no doubt aboutit – Hannah Montana was a wildly successful enterprise.

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Boy Meets World

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It’s a true throwback to the era when cute boys with curtained hair ruled the world. Fans watched Cory Matthews navigate the perils of high school and make it all the way to college, thanks to the help of his best friend Rider, love interest Topanga, and neighbour and teacher (later principal) Mr Feeny.

In a way, it was the starting point for Disney’s empire of teen sitcoms. Without Cory and Topanga, there surely wouldn’t have been a Lizzie, Hannah, or Raven. But, more importantly, it’s one of the first teen shows that feels genuinely relatable to its audience. Cory is just a normal kid doing his best to get by. He isn’t particularly smart or popular, nor is he hiding some kind of secret – he isn’t a spy or a vampire behind closed doors. The world around him isn’t always perfect: there are serious discussions of child abuse, poverty, sexual harassment, and alcoholism. And that honesty can mean a lot to a teen looking for a little guidance.

Lizzie McGuire

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A direct spiritual descendant of Boy Meets World, Lizzie McGuire similarly deals with an average girl who wants more than anything to become popular. The difference here is that we occasionally get to climb inside her head thanks to an animated alter ego, who’s there to rhapsodise about all the highs and lows of tween life.

The animated Lizzie is less of a gimmick than it seems. It helps deepen the character by making her immediately vulnerable – we know that her miniature self is always just seconds away from spilling the beans when it comes to Lizzie’s true emotions. But Lizzie also appeals because of her inherent niceness. It's probably the purest of all the Disney shows.

Chip 'n' Dale: Rescue Rangers

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What if Indiana Jones and Magnum PI teamed up, but were also chipmunks? It’s a question that no one in history has ever asked except for the creators of Rescue Rangers, who nabbed Mickey’s pals Chip ‘n Dale and made them the owners of a detective agency that specialises in miniature crimes. It made about as much sense as TaleSpin, with the heroes here also going on weekly adventures that seemed to draw from the old adventure serials of the '30s and '40s.

It has the second catchiest theme tune of all the Disney cartoons. But, more than that, the Indy-Magnum PI mashup actually works surprisingly well as an odd couple situation. Chip, with his fedora, is the more serious of the two, while Dale is goofier and sports a Hawaiian shirt. Plus, it was really boosted by the supporting characters, including the extremely Australian Monty and quick-thinking Gadget.

Star Wars Rebels

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The series is set five years before A New Hope, at a time when the Empire is ruthlessly hunting down Jedi after the execution of Order 66, all while the first sparks of rebellion start to take form. Ezra, a street urchin with force abilities, comes under the guidance of Kanan. Together they form the crew of the rebel ship Ghost alongside Hera, its crack pilot, and Sabine, a Mandalorian and a former bounty hunter.

The most recent Star Wars animated shows have been a massive success thanks to the immense talent and intense geekery of one Dave Filoni – the creator behind Rebels, Clone Wars, Resistance, and the web series Forces of Destiny. He also happens to have directed three episodes of The Mandalorian. In short, he’s a kind of Yoda figure in the fandom. It’s his dedication that makes Rebels feel like such an authentic part of the Star Wars universe. It’s just so rich, from its characters to its storylines.

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Clarisse Loughrey

Clarisse is a freelance film journalist, and is a film critic for The Independent. She also writes in a freelance capacity for a number of publications such as GamesRadar and Total Film, and is the co-host for the Fade to Black Podcast. She also runs her own YouTube channel focused on film reviews.

With contributions from

  • Jack ShepherdSenior Entertainment Editor
  • Molly EdwardsEntertainment Writer
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  • Star Wars: Tales of the Jedi. ...
  • Sumo Do, Sumo Don't. ...
  • Star Wars: Andor. ...
  • She-Hulk: Attorney at Law. ...
  • “The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers” Season 2 – ...
  • Dancing with the Stars – Season 31 – (US/Canada) ...
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Is there anything good on Disney plus? ›

Updated January 3, 2022

The latest Star Wars addition, The Book of Boba Fett, joins The Mandalorian on our list of the best Disney+ original series and movies, alongside Marvel phenomenons WandaVision and Loki, John Stamos sports dramedy Big Shot and Certified Fresh revival series The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers.

What is coming to Disney Plus in April 2022? ›

What's New on Disney+ in April 2022
  • Available April 1. Herbie: Fully Loaded. Better Nate Than Ever.
  • Available April 8. Chasing Mavericks.
  • Available April 13. Scrat Tales.
  • Available April 22. Polar Bear. Bear Witness. Explorer: The Last Tempui. The Biggest Little Farm: The Return.
  • Available April 27. Sketchbook.
1 Apr 2022

What is the most viewed movie on Disney plus 2022? ›

Turning Red” Remains The Most Watched Film On Disney+ | Nielsen Streaming Chart. Nielsen has announced its top 10 streaming charts for the week of 21st March 2022 through to 27th March 2022 for the United States.

Which Disney show has the most views? ›

As of October 2019, the most watched premiere of all time on the Disney Channel was Disney original 'High School Musical 2', which drew in 17.24 million viewers. In second place was 'Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie' with 11.43 million viewers.

What's the most viewed movie on Disney plus? ›

The top Disney movie worldwide? Frozen. With more and more people staying inside due the pandemic, streaming services like Netflix and Disney Plus are booming.

What is the first Disney plus show of 2022? ›

Epic Adventures of Bertie GregoryNatureSeptember 8, 2022
Growing UpDocuseriesSeptember 8, 2022
Super/NaturalNatureSeptember 21, 2022
Shipwreck Hunters AustraliaDocuseriesOctober 5, 2022
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What is coming to Disney+ Plus in February 2022? ›

Enjoy new episodes of Alice's Wonderland Bakery and The Chicken Squad, as well as two installments of Marvel Studios: Assembled that celebrate the making of both Hawkeye and Eternals. Mark your calendar for The Book of Boba Fett finale, streaming on February 9. Marvel Super Hero Adventures: Frost Fight!

What's coming to Disney+ in January 2022? ›

10 movies and shows coming to Disney+ in January 2022
  • 'Eternals' (Jan. ...
  • 'The Book Of Boba Fett Chapter 3′ (Jan. ...
  • 'Betty White Goes Wild!' ( ...
  • 'Catch That Kid' (Jan. ...
  • 'Assembled: The Making Of Hawkeye' (Jan. ...
  • 'The World According To Jeff Goldblum' Season 2, Batch 2 (Jan. ...
  • 'Vets On The Beach' Season 1 and 2 (Jan.
10 Jan 2022

What should I watch first on Disney plus? ›

What Should You Watch FIRST on Day 1 of Disney+?
  • The Mandalorian.
  • Watching The World According to Jeff Goldblum on Day 1.
  • Marvel's Hero Project.
  • Encore! ...
  • High School Musical: The Musical: The Series.
  • Lady and The Tramp Live-Action.
  • The Imagineering Story Is On Disney+ Day 1.
  • Forky Asks a Question.
17 Nov 2019

Which one is better Netflix or Disney+? ›

Does Disney Plus have more content than Netflix? No. When it comes to the amount of content, Netflix wins with the larger library: 6,000+ to Disney's 3,000+. However, numbers aren't everything and with Disney Plus hosting titles from the likes of Marvel, Pixar and Star Wars, competition is fiercer than ever.

Is Disney plus doing better than Netflix? ›

Disney Plus wins the streaming wars price competition. Its straightforward $8 per month plan includes 4K streaming, IMAX capabilities, and four simultaneous streams and has Netflix beat.

What should I watch first on Disney plus? ›

What Should You Watch FIRST on Day 1 of Disney+?
  • The Mandalorian.
  • Watching The World According to Jeff Goldblum on Day 1.
  • Marvel's Hero Project.
  • Encore! ...
  • High School Musical: The Musical: The Series.
  • Lady and The Tramp Live-Action.
  • The Imagineering Story Is On Disney+ Day 1.
  • Forky Asks a Question.
17 Nov 2019

What is the most watched thing on Disney? ›

Here Are The Most-Watched Disney+ Shows And Movies — Let's See How Many You've Seen
  • Zootopia. Disney / ...
  • Black Widow. Disney / Marvel / Everett Collection. ...
  • Cruella. Disney / Everett Collection. ...
  • Raya and the Last Dragon. Disney / Everett Collection. ...
  • Soul. ...
  • Avengers: Endgame. ...
  • Luca. ...
  • Frozen.
21 Feb 2022

Is Disney+ or Netflix better? ›

Disney+ is cheaper than Netflix by a significant margin. Disney+ also has more features than all but the Premium Netflix plan. Netflix has a more varied content catalog, though Disney+ has more exclusive content.

Is Disney+ worth it right now? ›

Is Disney+ worth it? The Disney+ streaming service is well worth its price if you are a fan of classic Disney and Pixar movies. But if you are also a fan of Marvel and Star Wars movies, then the choice is crystal clear.

What should I not miss on Disney Plus? ›

  • 'Andor' (2022) ...
  • 'Thor: Love and Thunder' ...
  • 'Edward Scissorhands' (1990) ...
  • 'She-Hulk: Attorney at Law' (2022) ...
  • 'Light & Magic' (2022) ...
  • 'Lightyear' (2022) ...
  • 'Logan' (2017) ...
  • 'Rise' (2022)
7 days ago

What's hot on Disney Plus? ›

  • She-Hulk: Attorney at Law (2022) new. Trailer. 67 % ...
  • Bluey (2018) new. Trailer. 9.7/10. ...
  • The Simpsons (1989) new. 87 % 8.7/10. ...
  • Prop Culture (2020) new. 8.1/10. tv-pg 1 Season. ...
  • I Am Groot (2022) Trailer. 7.1/10. ...
  • The Orville (2017) Trailer. ...
  • Light & Magic (2022) Trailer. ...
  • Running Wild With Bear Grylls: The Challenge (2022) tv-pg 1 Season.
6 Sept 2022

What is the least watched thing on Disney Plus? ›

Ms Marvel” Debuts As The Least Watched Disney+ Marvel Live-Action Series.

What is the most viewed movie on Disney plus 2022? ›

Turning Red” Remains The Most Watched Film On Disney+ | Nielsen Streaming Chart. Nielsen has announced its top 10 streaming charts for the week of 21st March 2022 through to 27th March 2022 for the United States.

What is Disney's highest selling movie? ›

As of September 2022, "Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens" (2015) remained the highest-grossing Disney movie of all time in Canada and the United States, having grossed almost 934 million U.S. dollars across the two countries - collectively known as the North American box office market.

What is the number 1 Disney film? ›

All Time Worldwide Box Office for Walt Disney Movies
12019Avengers: Endgame
22015Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens
32018Avengers: Infinity War
42019The Lion King
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Is Disney+ worth it for adults? ›

But outside of Star Wars and the MCU, there isn't a lot in the way of high-quality TV shows for adults. To summarize, Disney+ is absolutely worth getting if you want to watch Pixar, Star Wars, Marvel, and Disney movies, plus some interesting documentaries, courtesy of National Geographic.

Who is bigger Netflix or Disney? ›

And as of Q2 2022, Disney's streaming empire (Disney+, Hulu, and ESPN+) has more combined subscribers than Netflix, and are gaining at a rapid pace.

Is Disney+ better than prime? ›

Disney+ vs Prime Video Price Comparison

In terms of pricing, Disney Plus is clearly the cheaper of the two — ($7.99 vs. $8.99 per month). But Prime Video has a lot more titles (25,000+ vs. 600+), so that extra dollar a month gives you way more content to view.


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