A bumbling superhero battles crime with the help of his daughter and pilot sidekick.
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 Darkwing Duck / ... (91 episodes, 1991-1992)
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 Launchpad McQuack / ... (80 episodes, 1991-1992)
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 Gosalyn Waddlemeyer-Mallard / ... (73 episodes, 1991-1992)
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In the city of St. Canard, the people are plagued by the most bizarre criminals, but they have a protector as well, Darkwing Duck. This bumbling and egotistical superhero battles evil in that fair city with the help of his dumb pilot sidekick, Launchpad McQuack and his rambunctious adopted daughter, Gosalyn. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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F.O.W.L (the Fiendish Organization for World Larceny) originally appeared in an episode of DuckTales (1987). See more »

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Darkwing Duck: [groaning, after injuring himself] ... for my NEXT trick...
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Sigh... A classic of my childhood.
8 August 2005 | by See all my reviews

When I was growing up, a little child of the 90's, the coolest show around (in my opinion) was Disney's highly hilarious superhero cartoon "Darkwing Duck". Every chance I got I followed the adventures of the egotistical crime fighter. Sadly, those days are gone and done, with mostly crap cartoons littering the networks these days. But "Darkwing Duck" reigns supreme.

One thing that you always remember about the show was it's sense of humor. The jokes ranged from cartoony pratfalls to satire to the just plain odd. The voice talent is also hilarious, with the immortal Jim Cummings in the spotlight as the title role (and about 4 or 5 other characters). Cummings was truly uproarious as the crimefighter with "the ego the size of a small planet" (in one villain's words).

It's been a long time since "Darkwing Duck" was canceled. But it lives on in all children of the 90's memories. Disney, PLEASE release a DVD!


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