All the TV shows arriving on Disney Plus this month
The MCU had fans pondering the question: What if. . .? Marvel Studios put a twist to classic stories and gave other TV shows on Disney Plus a run for their money. The same fans are now pondering the question: What’s next?
Disney Plus also offers a surprising amount of educational content. Viewers can tune in to a number of shows and learn about space, the human body, and more! However, Disney Plus keeps its content interesting, as well as thought-provoking.
What TV shows on Disney Plus can fans look forward to in October?
The Right Stuff
The Right Stuff is a historical drama based loosely on Tom Wolfe’s novel of the same name. It follows the story of a group of astronauts catapulted to fame in their pursuit of immortality. Disney Plus released the eight-part series on October 9th.
From the Mojave Desert to space, the astronauts find themselves an overnight success as the Mercury Seven. Their will to make it to space and achieve eternal life is challenged by the ever-present threat of death.
Unlike other TV shows on Disney Plus, The Right Stuff doesn’t have the most star-studded cast. However, fans may recognize the faces of actors like Colin O’Donoghue from Once Upon a Time and Patrick Adams from Suits. This one is for the space nerds!
Among the Stars
Speaking of space nerds, Director Ben Turner offers an exclusive look into the cosmic world of NASA. The six-part docuseries follows astronaut Captain Chris Cassidy as he suits up for his final mission to the International Space Station.
While the series focuses on Cassidy, it’s a chance for viewers to explore space from the comfort of their homes. Among the Stars uses camera footage & personal diaries to reveal the mysteries of being an astronaut. Released on October 6th, the docuseries is like a found footage film, only with less death & horror and more space adventure.
Many TV shows on Disney Plus invoke images of space. Loki literally takes place in space. However, the realism of space exploration in Among the Stars reminds the viewer of just how amazing space is even without the dramatic stories.
On October 13th, R. L. Stine took to Twitter to announce his newest TV series Just Beyond. It’s the first, but hopefully not the last, of Stine’s stories joining the many TV shows on Disney Plus.
Are you ready to go JUST BEYOND reality? All eight episodes of my scary new Disney+ TV series are ready for streaming. Any binge-viewing plans this weekend? pic.twitter.com/eeZmodXqzP
— R.L. Stine (@RL_Stine) October 16, 2021
The eight-part anthology follows a revolving door of characters trying to survive a series of horror-comedy stories. Think of it as Disney’s version of American Horror Story.
Mckenna Grace might be familiar to anyone who’s watched Captain Marvel. To be fair, though, she might also be familiar with anyone who’s accidentally confused her for Kiernan Shipka (The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina).
Just keep watching
MCU fans have been fed well with the recent steady stream of TV shows on Disney Plus. Critically acclaimed series such as WandaVision, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, and Loki have fans super excited for the next set of Phase 4 releases.
The fans won’t see such a steady stream again until Hawkeye drops on November 24th. In the meantime, they can catch up with Marvel Studios: Assembled. The anthology docuseries provides fans with a unique look behind-the-scenes of their favorite shows.
Marvel Studios: Assembled premiered in March. However, it’s releasing two episodes focusing on the making of Black Widow (October 20th) & What if. . .? (October 27th). Disneyland may be the happiest place on Earth, but TV shows on Disney Plus make the happiest quarantined people at home.
What TV shows on Disney Plus are you most excited about? Are you all caught up with the MCU series? Do you have a favorite Star Wars series? Let us know in the comments below!