Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color Season 26
S26 E01Sep 9, 1979
The Absent-Minded Professor (1) Sep 9, 1979 Ned Brainard is the forgetful science professor at Medfield College. In this 1961 theatrical release, he tries to manage his love life, his dog, and his accidental new invention, flying rubber, or ""flubber.""
S26 E02Sep 16, 1979
The Absent-Minded Professor (2) Sep 16, 1979 Ned Brainard is the forgetful science professor at Medfield College. In this 1961 theatrical release, he tries to manage his love life, his dog, and his accidental new invention, flying rubber, or ""flubber.""
S26 E03Sep 23, 1979
The Love Bug (2-hour) Sep 23, 1979 In this 1969 theatrical release, a race car driver buys a white 1963 Volkswagen Beetle, only to find that it has a mind of its own.
S26 E04Oct 14, 1979
Baseball Fever Oct 14, 1979
S26 E05Nov 15, 1979
Major Effects Nov 15, 1979 Although the narrator speaks of the show's star, Major Effects, as being a hero of superhuman proportions, a 100-year-old man appears. It's all a bit of special effects, explains the Major, who is actually actor Joseph Bottoms (star of the studio's then-current theatrical releaseThe Black Hole). He introduces a wizard known as ""Bigger-Than-Life,"" who endows him with magical powers to explain how the effects are realized.
S26 E06Dec 16, 1979
From All of Us to all of You #7 Dec 16, 1979
S26 E07Dec 23, 1979
That Darn Cat! Dec 23, 1979
S26 E08Jan 13, 1980
Mickey's Greatest Adventures Jan 13, 1980 A young woman with an active imagination contacts the FBI when her cat DC (Darn Cat) comes home wearing a wristwatch. She's convinced its the tip-off to crack a bank robbery and kidnapping case that has the authorities baffled. An allergic agent is assigned to ""tail"" the cat to find the hostage, and laugh (and romance) follows.
S26 E09Jan 20, 1980
Donald's Valentine's Day Salute Jan 20, 1980
S26 E10Feb 10, 1980
Escape to Witch Mountain Feb 10, 1980 In this 1975 theatrical release, Tia and Tony are two siblings with extraordinary powers. Lucas Deranian poses as their uncle so that he can claim them for his sinister boss, millionaire Aristotle Bolt.
S26 E11Feb 17, 1980
The Kids Who Knew Too Much Feb 17, 1980 Tia (Kim Richards) and Tony (Ike Eisenmann) are two orphaned youngsters with extraordinary powers. Lucas Deranian (Donald Pleasence) poses as their uncle in order to get the kids into the clutches of Deranian's megalomaniacal boss, evil millionaire Aristotle Bolt (Ray Milland), who wants to exploit them. Jason (Eddie Albert), a cynical widower, helps Tia and Tony ""escape to witch mountain,"" while at the same time Tia and Tony help Jason escape the pain of the loss of his wife.
S26 E12Mar 6, 1980
Son of Flubber Mar 6, 1980 This 1963 theatrical sequel to ""The Absent-Minded Professor"" finds Professor Ned Brainard inventing ""flubber gas,"" a gaseous form of his original concoction.
S26 E13Mar 9, 1980
Disney's Oscar Winners Mar 9, 1980 This retrospective installment highlights Disney films that have won or been nominated for Academy Awards.
S26 E14Mar 16, 1980
The Sultan and the Rock Star Mar 16, 1980 Sultan, a gentle Bengal tiger who appears on a popular (but unnamed) television series, is taken to Sportsman's Island by Alec Frost, a disreputable gamekeeper, and tortured in an attempt to make him vicious. Several days later, he is turned loose to be the object of a hunting party led by the island's cruel owner, George McKinzie.Meanwhile, Paul Winters, a young pop singer on tour near here, becomes tired of his busy schedule and runs off from his mother and manager. He finds himself on Sportsman's Island and befriends Sultan.
S26 E15Apr 13, 1980
Secret of Lost Valley (1) Apr 13, 1980
S26 E16Apr 15, 1980
Secret of Lost Valley (2) Apr 15, 1980 Thought to have been murdered by her evil stepmother, Snow White lives happily in the woods with the Seven Dwarfs. The Queen, discovering Snow White is still alive, plots to destroy the princess once and for all. Armed with a deadly ""wishing apple"" and dressed as a peddler woman, the Queen sets out to find her rival. Will the Evil Queen finally become the ""fairest in the land""? Will the Seven Dwarfs arrive in time to stop the Queen? Will Snow White be reunited with her one true love? This Live play from Radio City Music Hall was a huge success for Disney. This special is now considered very rare.
S26 E17Apr 20, 1980
Misadventures of Chip N' Dale Apr 20, 1980 Timothy Hutton plays a rock star who needs a break from his hectic touring schedule. He ""runs away"" for a few days to relax and strangely enough ends up on a small island owned by a very wealthy man. The rich guy entertains himself by having big game brought to his island for his hunting pleasure.
S26 E18Apr 27, 1980
Secret of Lost Valley (1) Apr 27, 1980
S26 E19May 4, 1980
Secret of Lost Valley (2) May 4, 1980
S26 E20Jul 27, 1980
Misadventures of Chip N' Dale Jul 27, 1980