PR: Disney Junior Celebrates Valentine’s Day With Themed Episodes of “Doc McStuffins” and “Handy Manny”
DISNEY JUNIOR CELEBRATES VALENTINE’S DAY WITH THEMED EPISODES OF “DOC MCSTUFFINS” AND “HANDY MANNY”
Disney Junior will celebrate Valentine’s Day with themed episodes of cable TV’s #1 series for kids 2-5 “Doc McStuffins” and perennial favorite “Handy Manny.” In the new “Doc McStuffins” episode premiering FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1, Doc receives a stuffed Valentine’s Day heart named Val as a gift and Lambie gets jealous because she thinks Doc likes her new toy better. Then, in the “Handy Manny” episode premiering THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14, Manny works up the courage to ask longtime friend Kelly to a Valentine’s Day party.
“DOC MCSTUFFINS” – “My Huggy Valentine” – When Lambie becomes jealous of Doc’s new Valentine’s Day toy, Doc diagnoses her with “splitheartitis” and reassures her that no one could ever take her place. This episode of “Doc McStuffins” premieres Friday, February 1 at 10:00 a.m., ET/PT on Disney Channel and 4:00 p.m., ET/PT on Disney Junior.
“Doc McStuffins” is an animated series about a little girl named Doc who communicates with and heals stuffed animals and toys out of her backyard playhouse clinic. Whether it’s a case of loose stitching, low batteries or a blow-up toy that’s sprung a leak, Doc and her pals are always there to lend a helping hand, while imparting to young viewers the importance of taking care of oneself and others.
“HANDY MANNY” – “Valentine’s Day Party” – Manny wants to invite Kelly to Mrs. Portillo’s Valentine’s Day party and finally works up the courage with a little help from the tools. This episode of “Handy Manny” premieres Thursday, February 14 at 10:30 a.m., ET/PT on Disney Channel and 6:00 p.m., ET/PT on Disney Junior.
“Handy Manny,” stars the voice of Wilmer Valderrama (“That 70’s Show”) as loveable handyman Manny Garcia and follows the adventures of Manny and his feisty set of talking tools as they eagerly assist neighbors by taking on their fix-it projects, no matter how big or small. Along the way, Manny and his friends model conflict resolution and problem solving skills as part of Disney Junior’s mission to help kids imagine, learn and grow up well-rounded.