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Second Season of "Mickey Mouse" Shorts begin April 11th

Photo of Jerry Beck By Jerry Beck | Animation Scoop March 28, 2014 at 2:54PM

Season two of "Mickey Mouse," the multiple Emmy and Annie Award-winning short cartoons featuring Disney's standard characters, debuts Friday April 11th on Disney Channel and various online sources. We have an advance clip.

Season two of "Mickey Mouse," the multiple Emmy and Annie Award-winning comedy cartoon spotlighting Disney's #1 star, debuts Friday April 11th (9:00 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel and will be available on WATCH Disney Channel, and iTunes the day after their linear premiere. 

The new season finds Mickey and pals – Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Daisy Duck, Goofy and Pluto – in an array of modern locales around the globe including Spain, Holland and India, as well as a trip to outer space. The season will also include several Minnie Mouse-centric shorts.

In the San Francisco-set season opener, Cable Car Chaos, (clip above) Mickey and Minnie must stop a runaway cable car as it careens through the city's famous streets. Other new episodes include Fire Escape, where Mickey attempts to rescue Minnie from her burning apartment building, Friday, April 25th (7:55 p.m., ET/PT); Eau de Minnie, in which Minnie's new perfume enchants an entire city, Friday, May 23rd (8:25 p.m., ET/PT); and The Boiler Room, where Mickey must face a monster living in the basement of Minnie's apartment, (in June, TBD).

Emmy Award-winning artist and director Paul Rudish (Star Wars: Clone Wars, Dexter's Laboratory) is the executive producer and director. Aaron Springer (SpongeBob SquarePants, Gravity Falls) and Clay Morrow (Dexter's Laboratory, The Powerpuff Girls) are directors, and Emmy Award-winner Joseph Holt (Sym-Bionic Titan) is the art director. The series is produced under the supervision of senior vice presidents Eric Coleman and Lisa Salamone at Disney Television Animation.

This article is related to: Mickey Mouse, Disney TV Animation