Thursday, January 16th
5:00 p.m.: Dragonworld (feature) A young American boy grows up in Scotland — with a pet dragon. When the outside world finds out, they’re both in trouble.
7:30 p.m.: Wallace & Gromit Two of the most popular blokes in Britain right now — A loony inventor and his very worried dog! Featuring all three short films.
9:00 p.m.: Doctor Doolitle (feature) Rex Harrison learns to talk to the animals, and Anthony Newly sings!
11:30 p.m.: Max, Mon Amour (feature) French farce about a British diplomat, his wife, and her lover — a chimpanzee! (Partly in subtitled French)
Friday, January 17th
1:00 a.m.: Oliver & Company (feature) Disney and crew take a look at the story of Oliver Twist — with Oliver as a kitten, and Dodger and the gang as a bunch of scraggly dogs!
2:20 a.m.: The Muppet Treasure Island (feature) In this take on the classic, Gonzo and Rizzo run into Tim Curry as the dastardly Long John Silver, and Kermit is Captain of the boat!
4:00 a.m.: Wizards (feature) Ralph Bakshi presents a far future vision (a la Vaughn Bode) of elves and wizards versus dark technology. 20th Anniversary Screening!
5:30 a.m.: A Goofy Movie (feature) Goofy and his son Max try to reconcile their differences during a wild cross-country trek — but Max would rather be with his new girlfriend.
7:00 a.m.: Rock-A-Doodle (feature) Don Bluth takes on the legend of Chanticleer — as a rock-singing rooster! Featuring songs and vocals by Glen Campbell.
8:30 a.m.: The Railway Dragon Barry Morse from Space: 1999 stars as the voice of a grouchy old dragon who befriends a lonely little girl.
9:00 a.m.: Jungle Cubs New from Saturday morning TV, Disney brings you the adventures of the Jungle Book crew (Baloo, Shere Khan, Bagheera, and more) as youngsters!
11:00 a.m.: Sandokan Japanese-animated adventures of a dashing tiger sea-captain and his crew.
12:00 noon: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (feature) Live-action adventure film with Eastman & Laird’s world-famous ‘morphic turtles.
1:30 p.m.: Gargoyles: The Awakening The five opening episodes of Disney TV’s well-known and respected adventure series. Ancient stone warriors awaken in New York City…
3:30 p.m.: Animals Are Beautiful People (feature) Years before they made The Gods Must Be Crazy, the same crew made this lavish documentary of African wildlife.
5:00 p.m.: Secret of NIMH (feature) Don Bluth first feature film, where a lady mouse tries to save her family with the help of some very special rats… 15th Anniversary Screening!
6:30 p.m.: Babe (feature) This little pig, who wanted to be a sheepdog, garnered seven Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture! It won for Best Special Effects.
8:00 p.m.: Dragonheart (feature) Dennis Quaid, the voice of Sean Connery, and lots of computer animation star in this amazing fantasy film from last year.
10:00 p.m.: Red Dwarf Loo-kin’ GOOD! The up-evolved cat and his pals the loser, the hologram, and the android are off across the galaxy in this zany TV series.
Saturday, January 18th
12:00 Midn: The Lion King (feature) The highest-earning furry film (and animated feature) of all time, from Disney. Plus some alternate scenes and out-takes from early in the production!
2:00 a.m.: Cast A Deadly Spell (feature) It’s 1948, everybody uses magic. Hard-boiled detective H.P. Lovecraft is hired to retrieve a book, called The Necronomicon…
3:30 a.m.: Danger Mouse Oh ick! Oh crumbs! He’s coming to save the world from the evils of Baron Greenback!
5:30 a.m.: Ren & Stimpy It’s the cat and dog bodily function team! It’s the Powdered Toast Man Fan Club! It’s Log! It’s two hours of really weird cartoons!
7:30 a.m.: Fantasia (feature) What more can you say about one of Disney’s most famous animated films? Well, you’ll hear all about it in a special ‘Making of’ follower!
10:00 a.m.: Animalympics We know many furries who can recite this thing from memory! Here we present the special split-version Winter and Summer Games.
11:30 a.m.: Balto (feature) Amblimation brings us the story of a brave half-wolf wild dog who helped rescue Nome, Alaska from a medical emergency. Based on a true story.
1:00 p.m.: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III: Turtles in Time (feature) This time the boys try to rescue their friend April, who’s been time-tripped back to ancient Japan!
3:30 p.m.: The Dark Crystal (feature) Jim Henson’s fantastic vision of life, death, adventure, and good vs. evil on a far-off planet. 15th Anniversary Screening!
5:00 p.m.: Project Geeker: The folks behind Earthworm Jim now bring you this very strange cartoon show about a super-powered android, a thief, and their dinosaur friends.
7:00 p.m.: Dominion, Parts I & II Thrilling police adventures in future Tokyo, hunting those deadly Puma sisters! (In Japanese, Subtitled)
8:30 p.m.: Furry TV Commercials! A special compilation of some of the best and most interesting ads with furries, from around the world!
9:30 p.m.: Best of Roger Rabbit All three of Roger and Baby Herman’s theatrical shorts, plus a special Timon and Pumbaa music video!
10:00 p.m.: Aladdin and the King of Thieves (feature) From Disney Home Video. Aladdin finds his father, the Genie finds new things to turn into, and Iago finds… stuff!
11:30 p.m.: Sherlock Hound and the Dogs of Bowserville Hiyao Miyazaki brings you this version of the Sherlock Holmes legend — with anthropomorphic canines!
Sunday, January 19th
12:30 a.m.: Toy Story (feature) The first fully computer-animated feature film! Followed by several of the computer-animated shorts that made Pixar famous.
2:30 a.m.: The Three Caballeros (feature) Animated travel-log film of life and fun south of the border, starring Donald Duck and his singing pals.
3:45 a.m.: Saludos Amigos! (feature) Preceding the above, Donald Duck and his friends went for a visit to South America!
4:30 a.m.: The Many Adventures of Winnie The Pooh Compilation from Disney of The Honey Tree, The Blustery Day, and Winnie the Pooh and Tigger Too.
6:00 a.m.: Alice In Wonderland (feature) Disney’s well-known take on the classic tale, followed by some original silent Alice short films from early in Walt Disney’s career!
7:30 a.m.: Watership Down (feature) Richard Adams’ classic tale of life and death in a colony of rabbits became an animated film nearly 20 years ago.
9:00 a.m.: Charlotte’s Web (feature) E.B. White’s story of a runt pig befriended by a crafty spider was actually well-animated by Hanna Barbera. 25th Anniversary Screening!
10:30 a.m.: Toei Studio Sampler We take a look at what’s coming up from this well-known Japanese animation studio.
11:00 a.m.: Kimba the White Lion Newly restored episodes of the classic; one of the first truly furry TV shows that many of us ever saw.
1:00 p.m.: Dominion Parts III & IV [See Saturday at 7:00 p.m.] (In Japanese, Subtitled)
2:30 p.m.: The Lion King Celebration Next to the Electrical Parade, this may well be the most popular parade at Disneyland! Come see why!
3:00 p.m.: Mighty Ducks: The Animated Series Anaheim’s famous hockey team has now become a team of hockey-playing real ducks from another planet!
5:00 p.m.: We’re so glad we had this time, together… Until next year, sing like the boidies!
The ConFurence Eight Video Program was compiled by Rod O’Riley, Changa Lion, Dean Hellerud, Larry Adams, Mark Merlino, and Richard Lowman.