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Here are the 12 best Disney Plus reality shows you can watch in 2022
Disney Plus reality shows have been part of the streaming service since it launched in November 2019. Indeed, the majority of exclusive original shows on Disney Plus are reality shows. So which ones are the best?
Let’s take a look at the best Disney Plus reality shows that are currently available. As you will see, they range from competition shows to behind-the-scenes at Disney to a unique show that brings together former high school students to recreate their school musical.
If you want to watch these shows for yourself, be sure to sign up for Disney Plus at the link below:
Best Disney Plus reality shows:
Editor’s note: We’ll be updating this list of the best Disney Plus reality shows regularly as new ones hit the streaming service.
The best of the Disney Plus reality shows, this series is all about getting back together with your high school friends. In this case, the series, hosted and narrated by Kristen Bell, takes former high school students back to their old campus. The goal is to recreate the high school musicals that they performed when they were kids as adults. You can see not only how these kids have turned into adults, but how participating in their high school musicals helped in some way to shape their lives.
The World According to Jeff Goldblum
Jeff Goldblum is best known for playing eccentric scientists in movies like the Jurrasic Park and Independence Day series, along with movies like The Fly and most recently in his role as the Grand Master in Thor Ragnarok. In this Disney Plus series, Goldblum uses his unique take on life to examine things in the world that many take for granted, like ice cream, barbecue, bikes, and coffee.
This competition series, hosted by Justin Long, pits teams of young DIY builders against one another. They are challenged in each episode to build cool creations based on themes like minigolf courses, bridges, picnic tables, and more. This series may inspire you to head to the garage and build something cool with your tools.
Be Our Chef
Here’s another competition series, hosted by The Office’s Angela Kinsey. This time, teams of families compete in the kitchen. They are asked to create new dishes that are inspired by classic Disney films. In the end, the winning teams will see their food creations sold in Disney’s resorts.
Marvel Hero Project
This series puts the focus on a number of different kids who are trying to make a difference in their communities. The team at Marvel Comics not only puts the spotlight on these efforts but also turns the kids’ stories into custom comic books where they are the real superheroes.
Pick of the Litter
If you love dogs, then this reality show on Disney Plus is for you. You can watch as six puppies are trained to become guide dogs for the blind. You see them taught how to lead their masters by their training guides, all the way to when they leave their trainers to join with their new masters. It’s cute, heartwarming and you may need some tissues in some places.
Join movie prop collector Dan Lanigan as he reunites iconic Disney movie props with filmmakers, actors, crew, and private collectors to breathe new life into props and share their history, all while working to restore them to their former glory. Prop Culture offers a detailed look at the props that were created for classic Disney movies and TV shows and helped define the studio’s history.
Welcome to Earth
Two-time Academy Award nominee, and the Fresh Prince himself, Will Smith, takes viewers on a wild journey, exploring Earth’s greatest wonders, from the highest mountain peaks to the deepest parts of the ocean, and everywhere in between. Smith is guided by some of the world’s foremost explorers in this six-part documentary series from National Geographic and celebrated filmmaker Darren Aronofsky.
Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted
Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay is no stranger to restaurant kitchens and cooking competition shows, but in this National Geographic series, he explores the more adventurous side of food. Travelling to every corner of the earth, Ramsay immerses himself in different cultures, learning about the history of food in different places in his pursuit of culinary inspiration.
Life Below Zero
Meet some of the people who live in the coldest, harshest terrains in North America. Life Below Zero follows households in Alaska as they fight the elements to survive and thrive in difficult conditions where temperatures frequently drop — you guessed it — below zero. The National Geographic docuseries launched in 2013 and is among the best Disney Plus reality shows.
This Disney Plus reality series is produced by the folks at National Geographic. It stars ABC News reporter Bob Woodruff. He’s a former war correspondent for the network. In 2006, he was severely injured while reporting in Iraq due to a roadside bomb. However, he still wants to travel the world, including places where violence is still commonplace. The series follows him and his son Mack on trips to different points around the world, including Colombia, Ukraine, and Ethiopia.
Pixar revolutionized animated movies 25 years ago with the release of Toy Story, the first-ever feature-length CGI film. This short documentary reality series spotlights members of the current Pixar team. Each episode looks into both their personal and creative lives as they work at the highly successful animation studio.
Here are a few more shows that didn’t quite make our top 10 list but are worth a look:
- On Pointe — A mini-series that looks at a year in the life of the School of American Ballet and its young students.
- Meet The Chimps — A series about a massive chimpanzee sanctuary in Louisiana, home to over 300 chimps.
- Becoming — Actors, singers, and athletes tell their life stories and how they persevered through tragedy to “become” who they are now in this series.
- Disney Family Sundays — Crafter Amber Kemp-Gerstel, kids, and their parents learn how to make things like mermaid tails, Winnie The Poo-themed plant pots, and much more.
- Marvel Studios Assembled — A look behind the scenes at the making of Marvel Studios’ films and Disney Plus shows.
That’s our look at the best Disney Plus reality shows. Again, be sure to sign up for Disney Plus to check these shows out at the link below: