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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 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 the money in Scrooge's money bin is mostly silver and copper; almost none of it is gold as in the cartoon. See more »

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Scrooge McDuck: You can perform an action replay of your crash later, Launchpad!
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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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Referenced in Homestarrunner.com: Everything Else, Volume 3 (2007) See more »

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DuckTales
Written by Mark Mueller
Performed by Jeffrey Pescetto
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The greatest Disney T.V. show EVER!!!
16 November 2002 | by (PA) – See all my reviews

What can I say? This show ROCKED when I was a kid, and it still rocks today. This show had great episodes, awesome characters (like GizmoDuck who ruled), and it was just excellent overall. My favorite episodes were the miniseries where Scrooge, and his nephews discovered the lost cities of gold. Who didn't love it when Scrooge faced Magica DeSpell, nemesis Glomgold, or the Beagle Boys? Those villians were awesome too! I wished I had Toon Disney so I could watch this piece of great 1980's cartoons again!

This gets a perfect 10!!!


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