DuckTales (TV Series 1987–1990) Poster



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Followed by 

Quack Pack (1996) (TV Series)

Version of 

DuckTales (1989) (Video Game)

Spun-off from 

Mickey's Christmas Carol (1983) (Short)


DuckTales (1989) (Video Game)
video game version of tv show
DuckTales: The Quest for Gold (1990) (Video Game)
Darkwing Duck (1991) (TV Series)
DuckTales: Remastered (2013) (Video Game)
title and characters featured

Referenced in 

Tiny Toon Adventures: Best o' Plucky Duck Day (1990) (TV Episode)
Buster says "three Duck Tales", and Plucky screams "Don't use that name!"
Prettig geregeld: Kom maar hoor... (1991) (TV Episode)
Teunis watches Ducktales on the TV
Saved by the Bell: Pipe Dreams (1991) (TV Episode)
Screech refers to the series.
Animaniacs: Yakko's World of Baldness/Opportunity Knox/Wings Take Heart (1993) (TV Episode)
When he and Brain arrive at Fort Knox, Pinky looks around and says, "This is even better than a 'DuckTales' episode!"
Prehysteria! 2 (1994) (Video)
Scrooge McDuck and Huey, Duey and Louie mentioned.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Diabolik (1999) (TV Episode)
Crow: The Scrooge McDuck fortune.
Farscape: Fractures (2001) (TV Episode)
When trying to get Aeryn's attention, John lists several Disney cartoon characters.
Nostalgia Critic: Drug Cartoon Special (2007) (TV Episode)
The Critic mentions this show.
Homestarrunner.com: Everything Else, Volume 3 (2007) (Video)
In an Easter egg for "Ever and More!", Homestar is seen reclining in a bathtub full of gold coins, a la Scrooge McDuck, while singing and humming the show's theme song
Shit Pickle: Episode #1.3 (2008) (TV Episode)
Ducktales theme was played when Shit Pickle meets Scrooge McDuck.
Happy Video Game Nerd: DuckTales (2008) (TV Episode)
This series is discussed at great length
Nostalgia Critic: Gargoyles (2009) (TV Episode)
The Critic mentions this show.
Nostalgia Critic: Old vs. New: Willy Wonka (2009) (TV Episode)
theme song is heard
Nostalgia Critic: Suburban Commando (2009) (TV Episode)
The Critic mentions Gizmo Duck.
Saturday Night Live: Drew Barrymore/Regina Spektor (2009) (TV Episode)
Picture of Scrooge McDuck from this series is shown during his appearance on Weekend Update
After Today Live (2009) (Short)
Magazine cover has address to Duckburg, the city in Ducktales
Nostalgia Critic: Quest for Camelot (2010) (TV Episode)
the DuckTales theme song is played.
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010)
A song is called "Launchpad McQuack" after a character from this cartoon
Nikita: 2.0 (2010) (TV Episode)
Nikita mentions that Michael used to call Peters, Heilbrun and Chang "Huey, Dewey, and Louie".
Epic Mickey (2010) (Video Game)
Phantom Blot appears in the game.
Nostalgia Critic: The Lost World: Jurassic Park (2011) (TV Episode)
the theme song is heard over a radio
Non-Union (2011) (Short)
Corey's audition monologue is from Ducktales.
Atop the Fourth Wall: Captain Tax Time #1 (2012) (TV Episode)
"Why do you have your money stored in a vault like Scrooge McDuck?"
Nostalgia Critic: To Boldly Flee: Part IV (2012) (TV Episode)
Paw has a Junior Woodchuck's guide to astronomics.
Robot Chicken: Poisoned by Relatives (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
James & Mike Mondays: Atari Jaguar CD (2013) (TV Episode)
Mike compares the Blue Lightning's pilot's situation to Launchpad McQuack.
Nostalgia Critic: To Boldly Flee: DVD (2013) (TV Episode)
Critic makes a joke that the To Boldly Flee DVD has an extra recording of the Ducktales theme song while listening to the Distraction song.
Oz the Great and Powerful (2013)
Oz dives in the treasure pile like Scrooge McDuck.
Saturday Night Live: Justin Timberlake (2013) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the "It's a Date" segment
DuckTales: Remastered (2013) (Video Game)
title and characters referenced
Breaking Bad: Buried (2013) (TV Episode)
Scrooge McDuck mentioned
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Tiger Electronic Games (2013) (TV Episode)
The Nerd is seen playing a Tiger Electronic Game version of this show.
Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.167 (2013) (TV Episode)
Ross mentions the show by name.
Atop the Fourth Wall: Doctor Who Classic Comics #15 (2013) (TV Episode)
"I would totally pay to see him swimming in a pool of money like he were freakin' Scrooge McDuck."
Todd's Pop Song Reviews: The Top Ten Worst Hit Songs of 2013 (2014) (TV Episode)
"...swimming Scrooge McDuck-style in his vast supply of money."
The Blockbuster Buster: Batman: The Brave & the Bold: The Video Game (2014) (TV Episode)
"Who designed this controller, Gyro Gearloose?"
Império (2014) (TV Series)
José Alfredo "swimming" in a pool of money.
Midnight Screenings: Kirk Cameron's Saving Christmas (2014) (TV Episode)
"This is a movie that confuses Ebenezer Scrooge with Uncle Scrooge McDuck!"
L'intrepido Wilson (2014) (TV Mini-Series)
Character inspired by one from this earlier movie
The Irate Gamer: Ducktales (2015) (TV Episode)
Chris mentions the new series planned for 2017

Featured in 

Nostalgia Critic: Top 11 Catchiest Theme Songs (2008) (TV Episode)
Number 1 Spot.
Nostalgia Critic: Top 11 Nostalgic Animated Shows (2008) (TV Episode)
Ranked at #9.
The Distressed Watcher: Dear George Lucas (2010) (TV Episode)
compares George Lucas to Scrooge McDuck
Nostalgia Critic: Duck Tales (2011) (TV Episode)
The series is reviewed
AniMat's Classic Reviews: DuckTales the Movie: Treasure of the Lost Lamp (2014) (TV Episode)
AniMat expresses his memories of the animated series. Intro clip shown.
Nostalgia Critic: Disney Afternoon (2014) (TV Episode)
series is reviewed, among the Disney Afternoon line-up

Spoofed in 

The Simpsons: Revenge Is a Dish Best Served Three Times (2007) (TV Episode)
In Story One (Spoof of "The Count of Monte Cristo"), after being shown by his cellmate Abbot Faria (Mr. Burns) the dug escape out of the prison and the map to treasure cave, Edmond Dantes (Homer Simpson) finds the cave filled up with treasures: gold and gems. He repeats the favorite Scrooge McDuck's stunt repeatedly shown in "Duck Tales": jumping into the pool of gold, diving into depth of it, then reappearing at the surface and spitting out back gold coins.
Nostalgia Critic: Howard the Duck (2008) (TV Episode)
Theme song briefly parodied.
Robot Chicken: Kramer Vs. Showgirls (2011) (TV Episode)
Launchpad McQuack makes one final fatal flight.
Family Guy: Lottery Fever (2011) (TV Episode)
Peter jumps into gold coins in a vault and hurts himself
Mad: First White House Down/McDuck Dynasty (2013) (TV Episode)
McDuck Dynasty is a spoof of this show.
Teen Titans Go!: Missing (2014) (TV Episode)
Robin, Cyborg and Beast Boy play out the opening theme song
Clarence: Clarence's Millions (2014) (TV Episode)
The beginning of the nightmare sequence begins with Clarence in a white and red striped bathing suit, diving in a pool of money much like Scrooge McDuck does on the show. Music playing similar to the show's theme song also plays.
Robot Chicken: Up, Up, and Buffet (2014) (TV Episode)
Parody skit

See also

Trivia | Goofs | Crazy Credits | Quotes | Alternate Versions | Soundtracks

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