The misadventures of a vegetarian vampire duck and his servants.
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Count Duckula is an egotistical vegetarian vampire duck who lives in a castle that can travel anywhere he wants to go. He lives with his servants: Nanny, his large and stupid nanny who always has her arm in a sling, and Igor, his evil butler. While Nanny accidentally destroys furniture and Igor attempts to turn the broccoli chomping duck to the dark side, a vampire hunter lurks around with a wooden stake-in-a-gun and unattractive intentions. Although "Duckula" is a spin-off of "Dangermouse", the humor is of a completely different and original style. Written by David McGuire <bdm55707@jetson.uh.edu>

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There are two amazing end sequences for the Count Duckula in the outro. The first one had the flashing red Duckula logo zooming in and out when they say "DUCKULA" the first, second, fourth and fifth time, because the third time they say "DUCKULA" the Duckula face is zooming in and out. That one was at the end of the first 13 episodes in Series One. The second one was slightly changed and didn't have the flashing red Duckula logo zooming in and out when they say "DUCKULA" the first, second, fourth and fifth time, but it still had the Duckula face zooming in and out when they say "DUCKULA" the third time though. This one was at the end of the remaining 52 episodes. See more »

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Narrator: Castle Duckula. Home for many centuries to a terrible dynasty of vicious vampire ducks. The counts of Duckula! Legend has it that these foul beings can be destroyed by a stake through the heart, or exposure to sunlight. This does *not* suffice, however, for they may be brought back to life, by means of a secret rite, that can be performed once a century when the moon is in the eighth house of Aquarius.
Igor: [performing ritual] ... bat wing blood.
Nanny: I'll get it!
Narrator: The latest reincarnation did...
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Finally, a spinoff show that gets things right!
28 May 2004 | by See all my reviews

Normally, I am rather sceptical about spinoffs. There were usually spin-offs on either obnoxious characters (Teenage Pebbles and Bam-Bam show) or ones that are just too painful to watch (Daria). But the creators of "Danger Mouse" have done something right though. They made a spin off on the occasional Count Duckula character and fleshes out his personality a bit more.

Here, Count Duckula hates blood and loves veggies, but the problem is that he occasionally gets attacked by veggie monsters *L*. Alongside Duckula are the prudish Igor and the clumsy and clutzy Nanny. Together, in their time and space travelling castle, go to various worlds to retrive as much as they could find. However, somethimes they end up forgetting to go back to the castle and end up in the world, but somehow, in the next episode, magically make it back.

Like Danger Mouse, Count Duckula can be found on DVD on ebay or amazon.com. Go fetch it!


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