Disney+ has released the trailer for Ice Age: Scrat Tales, a series of six all-new animated shorts starring Scrat! These tales follow the hapless saber-toothed squirrel of the Ice Age adventures through the ups and downs of fatherhood, as he and the adorable, mischievous Baby Scrat alternately bond with each other and battle for ownership of the highly treasured Acorn.
Featuring the vocal talents of Chris Wedge (Scrat) and Kari Wahlgren (Baby Scrat), the series is produced by Anthony Nisi, with Robert L. Baird and Andrew Millstein serving as executive producers. Ice Age: Scrat Tales will debut on Disney+ on April 13.
The first batch of Scrat Tales includes:
“Nuts About You” – Directed by Michael Berardini and Donnie Long. Story by Michael Berardini. – Scrat meets Baby Scrat and experiences the pure joy of being a new parent — until Baby Scrat sees The Acorn for the first time.
“LoFi Scrat Beats to Sleep/Chill To” Directed by Donnie Long and Matt Munn. Story by Donnie Long. – Scrat pounds out a percussive lullaby to get a crying Baby Scrat to fall asleep.
“Xs and Uh-Os” Directed by Donnie Long and Drew Winey. Story by James Young Jackson and Drew Winey. – Scrat demonstrates for Baby Scrat how to plant The Acorn, but Scrat is really the one being taught a lesson.
“Nutty Reflections” Directed by Donnie Long and Eric Prah. Story by Galen Tan Chu. – Scrat and Baby Scrat run after The Acorn into a dark cave, which resembles a creepy funhouse hall of mirrors.
“Teeter Toddler” Directed by Jeff Gabor and Donnie Long. Story by Galen Tan Chu. – Thanks to a dodo bird, Scrat and Baby Scrat end up on opposite sides of a log held up by a single branch.
“Nut The End” Directed by Lisa Allen Keane and Donnie Long. Story by Michael Thurmeier. – The Acorn goes flying off a cliff. With it seemingly gone forever, can Scrat and Baby Scrat live in harmony?