October 6, 1968 – The Disney Anthology Episode “Pacifically Peeking” Premieres on Television
“You know, a book be like a ship: it can take ye to places you’ve never seen before.”
On October 6, 1968, the episode of the Disney Anthology, entitled “Pacifically Peeking,” premiered on NBC. It was directed by Ward Kimball and Hamilton Luske, with story by Bill Berg, narration by Mel Leven, and featured Paul Frees as the voice of Moby Duck, the author of the titular book. Moby Duck takes viewers on a cruise of the Pacific Ocean, with the episode bringing together animation and education.