Next on Disney+: August 2021

Next on Disney+: August 2021

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This August, Disney+ will with the arrival of Originals like What If…?, new episodes of Star Wars: The Bad Batch, Monsters at Work, and Turner & Hooch, the second season of Diary of a Future President, and the season finale of The Mysterious Benedict Society. Alongside these Originals, there will be library titles added throughout the month like Mrs. Doubtfire, Underdog, Dan in Real Life, and Cruella.

Wednesday, August 4

– America’s Funniest Home Videos: Animal Edition (S1)

The funniest amateur videos where the real stars are animals and their bizarre behaviors.


– Cesar Millan: Better Human Better Dog (S1) Ep. Fit For Service

Cesar welcomes a broken pack to the ranch and helps the pet parents overcome past trauma so they can move forward united. Getting a little help from DPC trainers, Cesar turns a dangerous pit bull into a well-balanced dog who can provide help in an emergency. The pet parents of a famous Yorkie seek help from Cesar to get his frantic behavior under control before they start a family.


– Cesar Millan: Better Human Better Dog (S1) Ep. One Brick At A Time

Cesar comes to the aid of a 68-year-old recently retired woman, Judy, whose over-excited Australian Kelpie, Shadow, has ruined her retirement and has developed a strange fixation with bricks. After several attempts to train and correct both the dog and Judy’s behavior, Cesar is able to transform them both, making for one of the most rewarding transformations in Cesar’s career.

– Disney Junior Fancy Nancy (S2)

Six-year-old Nancy is excited to experience what the world has to offer and to celebrate the differences that make everyone unique.

Short Circuit (Shorts) – All Episodes Streaming – Season 2 Premiere

If you could tell any story with the team of talented artists at Walt Disney Animation Studios, what would you create? Welcome to Short Circuit, an experimental, innovative program where anyone at the Studio can pitch an idea and get selected to create their own short film. Season 2 features five all-new short films.

  • Dinosaur Barbarian
    Directed by Kim Hazel
    Battling evil is all in a day’s work for Dinosaur Barbarian, but what about taking out the trash? Sometimes even a superhero needs to clean up his act.
  • Going Home
    Directed by Jacob Frey
    A story about growing up and the meaning of home in which a young adult repeatedly visits his hometown, but with every new arrival he starts to face the inevitable: change.
  • Crosswalk
    Directed by Ryan Green
    A law-abiding citizen must find his inner strength to cross the street at a light that won’t change.
  • Songs to Sing in the Dark
    Directed by Riannon Delanoy
    Two creatures living in the depths of a dark cave engage in a battle of acoustic one-upmanship. As things escalate, they come to realize that they are stronger together.
  • No. 2 to Kettering
    Directed by Liza Rhea
    On a dreary, ordinary morning, a girl learns how the power of laughter can lift even the most sullen among her fellow bus riders along their journey to Kettering.

Chip ‘n’ Dale: Park Life – Episode 102 “The Whole Package / Bird Brains / Acorn In My Side”


Clarice shows Chip and Dale a hidden passage to a magical place. / Everyone turns on Chip when they think he is out to attack the park’s beloved Peacock! / Chip becomes entranced by a mysterious and possibly supernatural acorn.

Marvel Studios Legends – New Episodes


“Marvel Studios Legends” serves as an exciting refresher for the various heroes and villains making their way to the highly anticipated streaming shows premiering on Disney+, setting the stage for the upcoming adventures. The episodes will feature Peggy Carter, The Avengers Initiative, and The Ravagers.

Monsters at Work – Episode 106 “The Vending Machine”


Tylor’s job is threatened when he breaks MIFT’s favorite vending machine on the day Fritz must fire someone due to budget cuts. Meanwhile Mike tries boosting morale at Monsters, Inc.

Turner & Hooch – Episode 103 “Diamonds are Furever”


Scott tracks down a notorious fugitive jewel thief while Hooch gets obsessed with a squeaky toy.

Friday, August 6

– Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2


After marriage, Chloe and Papi, a couple of Chihuahuas, face various parenting challenges while taking care of their five puppies.


– Beverly Hills Chihuahua 3: Viva La Fiesta!

When Papi, Chloe, and the puppies are upgraded to a luxurious hotel, their lives are changed for the better. However, the youngest pup, Rosa, feels neglected with the change and it’s up to Papi to show her how special she is.
– Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted (S3) Ep. Finland’s Midnight Sun

Chef Ramsay explores the land of the midnight sun and the sprawling wetlands of Lapland in Northern Finland, at the height of summer to learn its culinary secrets.  He plays swamp football, navigates fierce rapids in a raft, fishes for white fish and cooks in a sauna.  After sampling tar and ant’s urine and foraging in swamps, he goes head to head against Michelin rated chef, Kim Mikkola, to prepare a riverside feast.  

– Killer Shark Vs. Killer Whale

Researchers in New Zealand dive with great white sharks, in an attempt to discover if they are being hunted and eaten by killer whales

– Mrs. Doubtfire

The Mysterious Benedict Society – Episode 108 – Season Finale


Placed undercover at a boarding school known as The Institute, a group of orphans must foil a nefarious plot with global ramifications while creating a new sort of family along the way. Based on the bestseller by Trenton Lee Stewart which Time Magazine called “one of the best young adult books of all time,” The Mysterious Benedict Society” stars Emmy® Award winner Tony Hale in the titular role and features a standout ensemble of young actors.

Star Wars: The Bad Batch – Episode 115


“Star Wars: The Bad Batch” follows the elite and experimental clones of the Bad Batch (first introduced in “The Clone Wars”) as they find their way in a rapidly changing galaxy in the immediate aftermath of the Clone War. Members of Bad Batch—a unique squad of clones who vary genetically from their brothers in the Clone Army—each possess a singular exceptional skill that makes them extraordinarily effective soldiers and a formidable crew.

Wednesday, August 11

– Breaking Bobby Bones (S1), 8 episodes

Bobby Bones travels across the United States to meet people and perform daring stunts.

– Cesar Millan: Better Human Better Dog (S1) Ep. Front Of The Pack

Cesar helps a military veteran and his pack get back in order when his German shepherd mix, who helped him through his PTSD, has developed an unhealthy bond with him. And later, a young woman looks to Cesar for help when her dachshund puppy’s dangerous habit of eating trash off the ground has put her in a life-threatening situation.

– Cesar Millan: Better Human Better Dog (S1) Ep. Canine Quarantine

Cesar aids a family of first responders with three large and out-of-control dogs, including an aggressive pit bull. With help from his own pack, Cesar teaches the family new techniques to prevent dangerous behavior and get this pack back on track. First-time dog owners of an over-excited Bernedoodle with separation anxiety look to Cesar for guidance to bring order to their home.

– Disney Gabby Duran & The Unsittables (S2), 10 episodes

Gabby Duran seizes the opportunity to step out of her mother’s shadow by becoming a baby sitter for extraterrestrial children. But she must work hard to protect their secret identities.


– Disney Junior Chicken Squad (S1), 7 episodes

Three young chicken siblings and their retired search and rescue dog mentor, Captain Tully, work together on problem-solving adventures in their backyard to help their animal friends.

What If…? – Episode 101 – Premiere


“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. The series is directed by Bryan Andrews; AC Bradley is head writer.

Chip ‘n’ Dale: Park Life – Episode 103 “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.

Monsters at Work – Episode 107 “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.

Turner & Hooch – Episode 104 “In The Line Of Fur”
To impress his ex-girlfriend, Scott and Hooch must protect a grumpy judge from a mob assassin.

Friday, August 13

– Aquamarine

Two 13-year-old best friends embark on the adventure of their lives when they discover a mermaid named Aquamarine in a swimming pool.

– Shark Attack Files (S1) Ep. Sharks Gone Rogue

Star Wars: The Bad Batch – Episode 116
“Star Wars: The Bad Batch” follows the elite and experimental clones of the Bad Batch (first introduced in “The Clone Wars”) as they find their way in a rapidly changing galaxy in the immediate aftermath of the Clone War. Members of Bad Batch—a unique squad of clones who vary genetically from their brothers in the Clone Army—each possess a singular exceptional skill that makes them extraordinarily effective soldiers and a formidable crew.

Wednesday, August 18

– Cesar Millan: Better Human Better Dog (S1) Ep. Pack Attack

The Thompson pack is recovering from past trauma at the hands of an abusive ex-husband. Now, the women have suffered another tragedy: coonhound Nyla has become explosively aggressive, accidentally killing one family dog and viciously attacking another. Cesar needs to help the entire Thompson pack heal from past wounds and rehabilitate Nyla before the family is faced with a heartbreaking decision.

– Cesar Millan: Better Human Better Dog (S1) Ep. Blind Faith

Cesar sets out to help a young couple’s cantankerous Chihuahua, whose recent blindness makes him increasingly hostile to be around. And later, a family makes a desperate plea to Cesar to help them rein in their fast-growing and overexcited Belgian Malinois before he becomes too tough to tame.


– Disney The Owl House (S2), 5 episodes

Self-assured teenager Luz stumbles upon a portal to a magical realm where she befriends a rebellious witch, Eda, and a tiny warrior, King; despite not having magical abilities, Luz pursues her dream of becoming a witch by serving as Eda’s apprentice.


– Dr. Oakley, Yukon Vet (S9)

Making house calls in the far reaches of Northern Canada is a daunting task in the least, considering the houses may be separated by hundreds of miles. That challenge doesn’t stop Dr. Michelle Oakley from performing her many duties as a veterinarian in one of the most rugged environments on Earth. In addition to running an animal clinic out of her home in Haines Junction, Yukon — where she lives with husband Shane and their three daughters — Dr. Oakley also operates a satellite clinic 150 miles away and is the on-call vet for the Yukon Wildlife Preserve, which is about 100 miles from Haines Junction. She also makes house calls, sometimes driving for long stretches through desolate wilderness to check on a patient. This series documents how Dr. Oakley juggles being a full-time vet, wife and mom, and does so with a sense of humor and devotion.


– Life Below Zero: Next Generation (S1 & S2)

Individuals who have recently left their traditional lifestyle behind face a challenging new world off the grid in the wilds of Alaska.


Growing Up Animal – All Episodes Streaming – Season 1 Premiere
The six-episode, intimate and extraordinary adventure of baby animals, from the safety of the womb to the uncertainty of birth and their tentative first steps. Each episode sees the incredible transformation of a different iconic animal, full of wonder and emotion. “Growing Up Animal” is the magical story of a mother’s instinct to nurture and her infant’s drive to survive.

Diary of a Future President – All Episodes Streaming – Season 2 Premiere 

Season two of “Diary of a Future President” continues the origin story of Cuban American and future leader Elena Cañero-Reed as she enters the seventh grade. Told using the narration of excerpts from Elena’s diary, this coming-of-age 10-episode series and family comedy follows Elena through the ups and downs of middle school which set her on the path to becoming the president of the United States.

Chip ‘n’ Dale: Park Life – Episode 104 “A Nut You Can’t Refuse / Chipmunks Away / Ruff Justice”
Chip bargains with the wrong family of squirrels, now he must pay the price. / Chip’s desire for perfection leads to a less than relaxing vacation. / There’s a new sheriff in town and his name is Chip!

Monsters at Work – Episode 108 “Little Monsters”
Tylor sees an opportunity to get promoted as Jokester during Mini-Monster Day at Monsters, Inc. when he is paired with Ms. Flint’s daughter. Can he get her to laugh?

Turner & Hooch – Episode 105 “Road To Smell Dorado”
Scott, Hooch and Xavier get stuck searching for a fugitive in the quirky small town of El Dorado.

What If…? – Episode 102
“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. The series is directed by Bryan Andrews; AC Bradley is head writer.

Friday, August 20

– Eragon

Eragon, a farm boy, stumbles upon a dragon’s egg. He befriends the dragon cub and rides it only to realise that he is destined to be a dragon rider who must save his people from an evil king.

Wednesday, August 25

– Cesar Millan: Better Human Better Dog (S1) Ep. Twin Trouble

Cesar works with a Mexican breed close to his heart when he rehabilitates twin dogs whose over-excited behavior has put their owner at risk of eviction from her apartment building. Later, an actress turns to Cesar for help with an overprotective pint-sized pooch that’s creating too much drama of her own.

– Cesar Millan: Better Human Better Dog (S1) Ep. Dogs V Cats

Cesar helps a family of seven with their young Rottweiler, who’s grown aggressive and territorial after a burglary at the family home. With help from his own pack, Cesar instructs the pet parents on techniques to exert leadership behavior and reestablish themselves atop the pack. Parents of a young Pitsky with an overactive prey drive toward their cats look to Cesar for guidance to bring order and harmony into their home.

– Dr. K’s Exotic Animal ER (S9)

In the varied forms of veterinary medicine, Dr. Susan Kelleher’s practice may be one of the more unusual. Known as Dr. K, she runs South Florida’s Broward Avian and Exotics Animal Hospital, and this series follows the staff as it cares for rabbits, ferrets, foxes, fish, birds, reptiles, marsupials, and even primates. As do some other vets, Kelleher thinks domesticating wild animals like monkeys is a bad idea, but that feeling doesn’t interfere with her taking care of them: “If it will fit through the door, I’ll treat it,” she says.


– Gigantosaurus (S2)

Four curious young dinosaurs named Rocky, Bill, Tiny, and Mazu go on adventures while following their herd. Rocky is the courageous one, Bill is the most timid, Tiny is the smallest yet most playful, and Mazu is the most inquisitive. The four friends look at things such as mapping the stars and searching for flowers but most importantly, they are asserting their independence and learning to do things away from the safety of the herd.


– Wicked Tuna (S10), 12 episodes

The most skilled fishermen test themselves in the freezing waters of the North Atlantic to find the rare bluefin tuna fish.

Disney Gallery: Star Wars: The Mandalorian – “Episode 110 “Disney Gallery: Star Wars: The Mandalorian – Making of the Season 2 Finale” – Special Episode


“Making of the Season 2 Finale” is a behind-the-scenes look at the making of this celebrated “chapter” of “The Mandalorian,” with a focus on the technology used for recreating Luke Skywalker. It delves into the collaborative process, including working with Mark Hamill, to create an authentic and fitting recreation, and explores the immense pressure and responsibility the filmmakers had in bringing back one of the most important characters in film history.

Chip ‘n’ Dale: Park Life – Episode 105 “Dog In The House / Cone Alone / Highway To Hugs”
A new roommate divides the chipmunks. / Dale’s lie to get Chip to pamper him ends up making his life a complete misery! / Dale desperately needs a hug.

Monsters at Work – Episode 109 “Bad Hair Day”
Abandoning his dream of becoming a Jokester, Tylor sets his sights on becoming the perfect MIFTer. But when he loses the sacred hair of David, a former employee, Tylor must get it back before the MIFT team finds out.

Turner & Hooch – Episode 106 “The Fur-gitive”
Scott hunts for a dangerous fugitive in the woods; Hooch discovers the suspect has a secret.

What If…? – Episode 103
“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. The series is directed by Bryan Andrews; AC Bradley is head writer.

Friday, August 27

– Cruella

Estella is a young and clever grifter who’s determined to make a name for herself in the fashion world. She soon meets a pair of thieves who appreciate her appetite for mischief, and together they build a life for themselves on the streets of London. However, when Estella befriends fashion legend Baroness von Hellman, she embraces her wicked side to become the raucous and revenge-bent Cruella.

Cruella will be available to all subscribers.

– Dan in Real Life

Dan, a widower and a single father, is dedicated to his children. One day, he meets Marie and is smitten with her. As they get to know each other, he is shocked by a certain revelation.

– Disney Princess Remixed: An Ultimate Princess Celebration

Narrated by 12-year-old social media star Txunamy Ortiz, the half-hour special will celebrate the empowering attributes of Disney princesses and queens through reimagined performances of their iconic songs.


– Underdog

A watchdog gets exposed to a substance that endows him with superpowers. He is adopted by a 12-year-old boy and uses his powers to protect the city from the evil Simon Barsinister.

Until next month, that’s it for what’s coming to Disney+! Happy streaming!

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