As yet, neither Disney nor anyone else has braved a serious, animated version of H.G. Wells' classic invasion story The War of the Worlds. However, Ward Kimball dabbled briefly in it during the course of the Disneyland television episode Mars and Beyond. Like the previous two installments of the Man in Space trilogy, Mars and Beyond introduced the subject of interplanetary travel by recounting fictional tales of Martian exploration. Amongst those was War of the Worlds.