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 »

Quotes

Launchpad McQuack: How am I going to face Mr. McD?
Scrooge McDuck: In 500 pieces, if you don't get us out of here!
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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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Now this is a classic series
14 August 2000 | by (Froland, Norway) – See all my reviews

Ducktales stands as one of my all-time favorites of Disney`s tv-series. I just love this series to bits. There are many cool episodes that I remember from the time it was broadcasted over here in the early 1990`s. Some of the episodes were a bit scary too, but my favorite episode is the episode where Uncle Scrooge and his nephews go to Alaska to dig for gold. But I must also mention that some of the episodes could be a little cheesy and silly. The voices are also neat and it makes you laugh many times because it can be a bit over the top. None of Disney`s newer tv-series manage to entertain in the way that Ducktales did. A classic that I`ll never forget.




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