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"Disney's Halloween Treat" is the sixth episode of the twenty-ninth season of Disney's anthology series, The Wonderful World of Disney, called at this point, Walt Disney. It originally aired on CBS on October 30, 1982.

Plot

The episode is narrated by a jack-o'-lantern, (voiced by Hal Douglas), who tells the viewers that in order to have a really good Halloween party, a few special ingredients are needed. Including; a few witches, a few villains, a few tricks, a few treats, and a few scares. The episode features a compilation of classic Disney short cartoons involving spooky or supernatural themes as well as excerpted segments of various villains from Disney feature films. The opening and closing credits feature an orange colorized version of the 1929 Silly Symphony short The Skeleton Dance as well as its own title theme song, sung in the opening and closing credits.

Disney's Halloween Treat VHS

1984 VHS Cover

Segments

  • "Madam Mim" – The Sword in the Stone (1963)
  • "Night on Bald Mountain" sequence – Fantasia (1940)
  • Clip of Pluto's Sweater (1949)
  • Clip of Mickey's Parrot (1938)
  • Donald Duck and the Gorilla (1944) – Donald Duck and his nephews Huey, Dewey and Louie
  • "Pluto's Judgement" sequence featuring three Pluto cartoons assembled together:
  • "Captain Hook" – Peter Pan (1953)
  • "Cruella de Vil" – One Hundred and One Dalmatians (1961)
  • "The Evil Queen" – Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)
  • "Si and Am" – Lady and the Tramp (1955)
  • "Ichabod Crane and Headless Horseman" – The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad (1949)

Trivia

  • Another similar special titled "A Disney Halloween" aired in 1983 which incorporated segments from both "Disney's Halloween Treat" and "Disney's Greatest Villains" (1977). "Disney's Halloween Treat" was rebroadcast throughout the 1980s up until the mid-1990s. It was also released on VHS in 1984. As of today, it has not been released on DVD or Blu-ray.
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