UK ctizens hoping to subscribe to Disney+ are furious to discover it might come without one huge TV show.

With the streaming service’s arrival in the UK just over a month away, fresh details about packages and deals are slowly being released.

The latest announcement stated: “Disney+ offers fans of all ages a new way to experience the unparallelled content from the company’s iconic entertainment brands, including Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars and National Geographic.”

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Due to licensing restrictions, this means that The Simpsons, which was acquired by Disney following its merger with Fox, won’t be available to stream.

Those who subscribed to Disney+ in the US last year criticised the sitcom’s absence leading to Disney’s decision to offer classic episodes earlier this year.

But there’s currently no word on whether these episodes will also be avaiable to watch in the UK – something that is causing anger on social media.

While The Simpsons wasn’t mentioned in the initial email, some are highlighting that Disney’s tentpole properties were named.

Still, the animated show’s addition is a key reason why many people are planning on subscribing, so it seems like an odd choice to omit it from the announcement.

The service will be available in the UK from 24 March. Find a full list of everything joining Disney+ here. 

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