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Ice Age: Scrat Tales
Ice Age Scrat Tales poster
Film Information
Release Date April 13, 2022
Run Time 4
Country United States
Language No Dialogue
Preceded By Ice Age: Adventures of Buck Wild
Followed By "Ice Age 6 (Unnamed Film TBD)"

Ice Age: Scrat Tales is an 2022 American computer-animated adventure of original shorts with a Disney+ premiere date of April 13, 2022 [1]. This is a series of original shorts of the Ice Age franchise featuring Scrat.


Ice Age: Scrat Tales is a series of 6 all-new animated shorts starring Scrat, the hapless saber-toothed squirrel of the Ice Age adventures, who experiences 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.[2][3]


Thumbnail Image Title Original airdate Season Episode TV rating
ScratTalesThumbnail1 "Nuts About You" April 13, 2022 1 TV-PG
Directed by Michael Berardini and Donnie Long. Story by Michael Berardini.
In "Nuts About You," Scrat meets his son Baby Scrat and experiences the pure joy of being a new parent until Baby Scrat sees The Acorn for the very first time.
ScratTalesThumbnail2 "LoFi Scrat Beats to Sleep/Chill to" April 13, 2022 2 TV-PG
Directed by Donnie Long and Matt Munn. Story by Donnie Long.
In "LoFi Scrat Beats to Sleep/Chill to," Scrat pounds out a percussive lullaby to get a crying Baby Scrat to fall asleep.
ScratTalesThumbnail3 "X's and Uh-O's" April 13, 2022 3 TV-PG
Directed by Donnie Long and Drew Winey. Story by James Young Jackson and Drew Winey.
In "X’s and Uh-O’s," Scrat demonstrates for Baby Scrat how to plant The Acorn, but Scrat is really the one being taught a lesson.
ScratTalesThumbnail4 "Nutty Reflections" April 13, 2022 4 TV-PG
Directed by Donnie Long and Eric Prah. Story by Galen Tan Chu.
In "Nutty Reflections," Scrat and Baby Scrat pursue after The Acorn into a dark cave, which resembles a creepy funhouse hall of mirrors.
ScratTalesThumbnail5 "Teeter Toddler" April 13, 2022 5 TV-PG
Directed by Jeff Gabor and Donnie Long. Story by Galen Tan Chu.
In "Teeter Toddler," thanks to a dodo bird, Scrat and Baby Scrat end up on opposite sides of a log held up by a single branch.
ScratTalesThumbnail6 "Nut The End" April 13, 2022 6 TV-PG
Directed by Lisa Allen Keane and Donnie Long. Story by Michael Thurmeier.
In "Nut The End," The Acorn goes flying off a cliff. With it seemingly gone forever, can Scrat and Baby Scrat live in harmony?

Voice Cast[]


On February 22, 2022, a poster and announcement of the Scrat short was released.


Critical response[]

Joel Keller of Decider found the series to be entertaining and family friendly, stating, "There are enough funny moments in Ice Age: Scrat Tales to make it worth the pretty brief time commitment, especially if you're watching it with your kids." Polly Conway of Common Sense Media rated the series 3 out of 5 stars, found agreeable the depiction of positive messages and role models, citing compassion and caring across the character of Scrat, and complimented the humor of the series, writing, "Chaotic critter becomes a parent in funny, violent shorts."

Awards and nominations[]

Batu Sener's score was nominated for the Best Original Score in a TV Show/Limited Series category at the 13th Hollywood Music in Media Awards ceremony in November 2022, but lost to 1883's score by Brian Tyler and Breton Vivian.


  • It was set right after the events in the movie Ice Age: Adventures of Buck Wild.
  • Scrat Tales is the first Ice Age-related TV show.
  • This series is the last completed project from Blue Sky Studios, who was shut down by Disney on April 9, 2021.
  • The poster shows Scrat holding an acorn with Baby Scrat, which is a reference to a scene from the animated Disney film The Lion King.
  • This series was produced in 2021.

See Also[]

  • The End - A Scrat-centric short made by a Blue Sky Studios team during the final days of the studio and the production of Scrat Tales.


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