Disney+
Streaming Release: May 1, 2020
Original Series
Studio: Walt Disney Studios

Formerly titled Cinema Relics, Prop Culture is an anthology series that takes a unique look at beloved films through the props and costumes (now modern “artifacts”) that made them unique—from the craftspeople who created them, the actors who interacted with them, and the collectors/archives who own and cherish them. The show will be hosted by film historian/collector Dan Lanigan. Among the films featured in the first eight episodes are Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black PearlMary PoppinsThe Muppet MovieTron, and Who Framed Roger Rabbit? Prop Culture is produced by ABC Studios, Alternative and executive produced by Jason Henry and Dan Lanigan.
 

Prop Culture Episode List

Season 1
Episode Date Title Description
8 5/1/2020 The Muppet Movie Come along for a road trip adventure with Dan to find missing props from “The Muppet Movie.”
7 5/1/2020 Who Framed Roger Rabbit Dan uncovers the secrets behind Walt Disney’s OSCAR® winning film “Who Framed Roger Rabbit.”
6 5/1/2020 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe Dan investigates props from “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe.”
5 5/1/2020 Honey, I Shrunk the Kids Join Dan as he explores the futuristic inventions from “Honey, I Shrunk the Kids.”
4 5/1/2020 Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl Travel with Dan to uncover treasures from “Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl.”
3 5/1/2020 Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas Join Dan as he meets creative contributors behind Tim Burton’s “The Nightmare Before Christmas.”
2 5/1/2020 Tron Dan enters the world of “Tron” and restores one of the movie’s most memorable props.
1 5/1/2020 Mary Poppins Dan learns the stories behind props from Disney’s beloved classic “Mary Poppins.”

Prop Culture Pictures

DISNEY’S PROP CULTURE – “Nightmare Before Christmas” (Disney+/Mitch Haaseth)BONITA DECARLO, KATHLEEN GAVIN, DAN LANIGAN, FON DAVIS

DISNEY’S PROP CULTURE – “Pirates of the Caribbean” (Disney+/RICHARD HARBAUGH)JOHN GRITZ (CONCEPT DESIGNER, WALT DISNEY IMAGINEERING), DAN LANIGAN

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