Revisiting ‘Fuzzbucket’, Disney’s Bizarre Attempt to Replicate ‘E.T.’ With an Invisible Possum Creature
Posted on Thursday, December 5th, 2019 by Rafael Motamayor
(Welcome to Out of the Disney Vault, where we explore the unsung gems and forgotten disasters currently streaming on Disney+.)
Back in 1986, ABC used to air a Disney movie every Sunday night as part of the, you guessed it, The Disney Sunday Movie programming block. It was hosted by none other than Michael Eisner, the recently hired CEO of The Walt Disney Company (who was still riding high and decades away from his bitter downfall). This wonderfully weird show gave us some of the most bizarre films Disney ever produced. And thanks to Disney+, you can watch them right now.
This week, we’re looking at the horrifying and bonkers film Fuzzbucket.