"The Goofy Success Story" is an episode of Disneyland. It aired on December 7, 1955.


Goofy's rise to stardom is featured here, starting with a look at Hollywood, where talent scouts seek out the next superstar. They find Goofy in a movie theater watching a Mickey Mouse cartoon and laughing at it, and he is "discovered". And so begins the career of an actor with a unique laugh.

Soon, Goofy becomes one of the most popular stars in Hollywood, but his optimism turns to depression during an award show in which he doesn't receive a single award. Goofy contemplates walking down into the sea to end his misery, but he receives a telegram from the studio saying that he's being offered a double role in a new film about driver safety. At the end, Goofy receives a safety award for his film.




  • This episode was released theatrically overseas in 1959.
  • This episode was featured as a bonus on the 2000 Gold Classic Collection DVD release of A Goofy Movie.



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