7 Disney+ Original Series You Should Be Watching

Best Disney Plus Original Series
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Since its launch back in November, Disney+ hasn’t just given viewers the chance to indulge in nostalgia by rewatching their old favorite movies and TV shows.

The streaming service has also dished out its fair share of original content. With several new shows to choose from, everyone is bound to find their next binge-watch.

From Baby Yoda and The Mandalorian to puppies in Pick of the Litter to the nostalgia of High School Musical in a new series, scroll down for seven Disney+ original series that you should be watching right now.

The Mandalorian Disney+

The Mandalorian

With everything going on in the world right now, why not escape to a “galaxy far, far away?” The Mandalorian is perfect for both Star Wars mega-fans and newcomers to the franchise. It follows the titular Mandalorian, aka “Mando,” as he goes against his bounty hunter ways to protect everyone’s favorite alien, The Child, better known as “Baby Yoda.” Full of interesting characters, galactic settings and high stakes, the show is a must-watch!

Season 1 is available now.

The World According to Jeff Goldblum Disney+
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The World According to Jeff Goldblum

What do you get when you give Jeff Goldblum his own show? Twelve episodes full of fun discoveries and Goldblum’s zany and lovable personality! The World According to Jeff Goldblum follows the actor as he makes new discoveries about the creation and history of several everyday things, from ice cream to coffee to gaming. This is a perfect pick-me-up, as Goldblum’s infectious joy and curiosity can brighten anyone’s day.

Season 1 is available now.

Encore Disney Plus
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Ever wondered what it would be like to perform your high school musical as an adult? That’s exactly what Kristen Bell examines in Encore!, as the casts of high school musicals around the country reunite for an “encore” performance of their shows. Each episode focuses on a different school, bringing together casts of different ages, backgrounds, and shows to rekindle their love of the performing arts. It’s empowering and heartwarming to watch people overcome their old or new struggles as they have the time of their life performing together again.

Season 1 is available now.

High School Musical: The Musical: The Series Disney+
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High School Musical: The Musical: The Series (Disney+)

Breakout star Olivia Rodrigo, who plays Nini Salazar-Roberts, was 16 when the hit series debuted in 2019. Sofia Wylie, who plays Gina Porter, was 15. And Joshua Bassett was 17 when he was first cast as Ricky Bowen.

The Imagineering Story Disney+

The Imagineering Story

Everyone loves the Disney theme parks, but have you ever wondered what it took to create them? The Imagineering Story shows a behind the scenes look at Walt Disney and the “Imagineers” through their creation of Disney’s theme parks over the years. From the first conception of Disneyland to the construction of the Shanghai Disneyland Resort, take a trip through history and discover the magic behind the Disney parks.

All six episodes are available.

Be Our Chef Disney+

Be Our Chef

Everyone loves a good cooking competition show, so it’s no surprise Disney created a magical one of their own. Be Our Chef, hosted by The Office’s Angela Kinsey, challenges five families to create Disney-inspired dishes to compete for a Disney Cruise Line vacation. It’s perfect for fans of Disney and food competitions, as well as anyone looking for some new family-friendly content.

New episodes premiere every Friday.

Pick of the Litter Disney+
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Pick of the Litter

Animals have a way of bringing joy to everyone, even during the darkest of times. Pick of the Litter is perfect for those looking for some pure and motivational content! The docuseries follows the lives of six puppies through their training to become Guide Dogs. Not only will the adorable dogs warm your heart, but the people whose lives are affected by these animals will bring a smile to your face.

All six episodes are available.