Disney+ explores a world of possibilities this week with the debut of Marvel Studios’ first animated series, What If…? You’ll be able to stream the first episode starting Wednesday, but there’s lots to see leading up to the big day. Here’s everything streaming now and coming this Wednesday. Whatever you choose to stream this week, we hope it’s magical.
New Exclusives – Friday, August 6th
The Mysterious Benedict Society – “Big Day Today” (Season Finale)
“With free will and truth on the line, The Mysterious Benedict Society prepares for a final showdown.”
Star Wars: The Bad Batch – “Return to Kamino”
“The Bad Batch find themselves in unexpected territory in this thrilling finale. Part 1 of 2.”
New Exclusives – Wednesday, August 11th
What If…? – “What If… Captain Carter Were the First Avenger?”
“What If…? flips the script on the MCU, reimagining famous events from the films in unexpected ways. Marvel Studios’ first animated series focuses on different heroes from the MCU, featuring a voice cast that includes a host of stars who reprise their roles.”
Goofy in How to Stay at Home – 3 Shorts
The Goof is back in 3 brand-new shorts inspired by our shared experience over the past year: “How to Wear a Mask,” “Learning to Cook” and “Binge Watching.”
Chip ‘N’ Dale: Park Life – “The Jungle / The Flight / Deep Dive”
“Chip and Dale get lost in a bush with no hope of escape! / Chip uses Dale as a test pilot. / Chip and Dale embark on an underwater adventure.”
The Wonderful World Of Mickey Mouse – “Bellboys” and “I Heart Mickey”
“In The Wonderful World of Mickey Mouse, it's nothing but fun and excitement for Mickey and his best pals – Minnie, Donald, Daisy, Goofy and Pluto – as they embark on their greatest adventures yet, navigating the curveballs of a wild and zany world where the magic of Disney makes the impossible possible. Each seven-minute short is filled with laugh-out-loud comedy, modern settings, timeless stories, new music and the unmistakable classic art style of the “Mickey Mouse” shorts. The series will include stories inspired by various lands at Disney parks and cameos by classic Disney heritage characters.”
Turner & Hooch – “In The Line Of Fur”
“To impress his ex-girlfriend, Scott and Hooch must protect a grumpy judge from a mob assassin.”
Monsters at Work – “Adorable Returns”
“Tylor mistakenly allows the banished “Adorable Snowman” to return to Monsters, Inc. Fearing he’ll also be banished, Tylor struggles to get him back before he’s discovered. Meanwhile, Val searches for the secret as to why the snowman was banished in the first place.”
New on Disney+ – Friday, August 6th
Disney Legend Robin Williams stars in this 20th Century Studios comedy classic about a father desperately trying to spend more time with his kids.
Chloe and Papi have puppies in this 2011 sequel to Beverly Hills Chihuahua.
It’s time for Rosa’s quinceañera in the third and final film in the franchise.
National Geographic’s SharkFest continues with this look into a pod of Orcas who attack Great White Sharks for their livers.
Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted – “Finland’s Midnight Sun”
New episodes of Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted appear each Friday after their National Geographic premiere.
New on Disney+ – Wednesday, August 11th
The first 10 episodes from season 2 come to Disney+, with new episodes airing Fridays on Disney Channel.
The first 7 episodes of Disney Junior’s new series about three chickens who solve problems in their own backyard.
Episodes 9-16 complete the first season of this new National Geographic series.
Cesar Millan: Better Human Better Dog – “Front Of The Pack” and “Canine Quarantine”
The “Dog Whisperer” is back with a brand-new show on National Geographic. New episodes arrive on Disney+ the Wednesday after they air.
5th Anniversary – Pete’s Dragon
Robert Redford and Bryce Dallas Howard star in this reimagined story about an orphaned boy and his dragon, released on August 12th, 2016.
This Week’s Holidays
Every day’s a holiday and you can celebrate all of them on Disney+!
- Friday, August 6th – Farmworker Appreciation Day – The Straight Story
- Saturday, August 7th – National Lighthouse Day – Pete’s Dragon
- Sunday, August 8th – National Dollar Day – Blank Check
- Monday, August 9th – Book Lovers Day – Beauty and the Beast (1991)
- Tuesday, August 10th – World Lion Day – Lambert, the Sheepish Lion
- Wednesday, August 11th – Medical Checkup Day – Doc McStuffins
- Thursday, August 12th – World Elephant Day – Whispers: An Elephant’s Tale
Alex joined the Laughing Place team in 2014 and has been a lifelong Disney fan. His main beats for LP are Disney-branded movies, TV shows, books, music and toys. He recently became a member of the Television Critics Association (TCA).