DuckTales (1987–1990)

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The globe-trotting treasure-hunting money-making adventures of billionaire Scrooge McDuck and his nephews.

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 Scrooge McDuck / ... (98 episodes, 1987-1990)
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 Huey Duck / ... (92 episodes, 1987-1990)
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 Duckworth / ... (56 episodes, 1987-1990)
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 Launchpad McQuack / ... (56 episodes, 1987-1990)
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 Bigtime Beagle / ... (56 episodes, 1987-1990)
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 Gyro Gearloose / ... (46 episodes, 1987-1990)
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 Mrs. Bentina Beakley / ... (44 episodes, 1987-1990)
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When Donald Duck decides to join the Navy, he leaves his nephews, Hewey, Dewey and Louie, in the care of his cantankerous Uncle Scrooge. He is an eccentric and miserly billionare who loves to literally swim in his money that is held in his corporate headquarters/vault known as the Money Bin. While the initial meeting was less than pleasant, events soon have them, along with a newly hired nanny, her granddaughter and Scrooge's stupid but skilled pilot, on countless adventures as the group goes around the world looking for treasure, or defending Scrooge's current assets from enemies like the Beagle Boys or Magica De Spell. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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In the Carl Barks comics, Scrooge McDuck was much greedier and meaner, who could be portrayed as much an antagonist as a protagonist. He was considerably toned down in this series to be more affectionate and kindhearted. See more »

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Scrooge McDuck: Duckworth, go off and make big butts! I mean big bucks!
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The opening credits is a montage of scenes, some from episodes in the show and some originally animated for the opening. At the end, Scrooge and his nephews pop out of a mound of gold, with the series title appearing above them. See more »

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DuckTales
Written by Mark Mueller
Performed by Jeffrey Pescetto
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Best Disney Cartoon Series ever
9 November 2002 | by See all my reviews

Perhaps one of the reasons I like Ducktales so much is because of it's silliness and goofiness. But of course the characters are what made the show. Each one had a distinctive set of personalities, Scrooge the capitalist tycoon, his 3 nephews who are always getting into and somehow out of trouble. They're always somehow getting mixed up in silly adventures. The attitudes are perfectly balanced though, it's not necessarily what a character does that's funny, it's how they carry theirself and how they react to things. The contrasting personalities for each character makes this a great, fun show to watch anytime you're bored and need a smile on your face.


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