Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Disney's D-TV Monster Hits (1987 Halloween Special)

By Keith Mahne

With Halloween right around the corner, let's get into the spirit of the season with this classic Disney Special called D-TV Monster Hits from 1987. D-TV was a series of music videos created by Walt Disney Productions in 1984. Disney combined hit songs from the past with footage of vintage Disney animation, created in the style of MTV music videos, which inspired the name of the series. The videos were shown as filler material on the Disney Channel (as the network did not air commercials at this time), as well as being the focus of television specials like this one. Join us in today's new article as we watch Disney's D-TV Monster Hits Halloween Special that originally aired on October 30, 1987 on NBC...

Did you know?

Voice actress June Foray recorded new lines for the character Hazel the Witch for this TV special nearly 35 years after she first recorded Hazel's voice for the 1952 Disney animated short, Trick or Treat (1952). Foray also did the voice of Hazel the Witch as a Looney Tunes character who menaced Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck.

(For your viewing pleasure, be sure to pause the Disney Avenue Music Player located above prior to starting the video below if you are on a desktop computer.)


Keith Michael Mahne is the owner and editor of Disney Avenue and the host of the Disney Avenue Podcast. He has made countless trips to the Walt Disney World resort since his first trip in 1989 at the age of four. Keith has a strong passion and respect for Walt Disney, the parks and resorts, and the men and women who help create them. He started Disney Avenue as a way to inform and entertain readers and to repay all those who make dreams come true every day.

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