An aspiring supervillain must balance his career and his pursuit of a beautiful do-gooder.
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Top Rated TV #139 | Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 8 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »
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 Billy (Dr. Horrible) (3 episodes, 2008)
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 Captain Hammer (3 episodes, 2008)
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 Penny (3 episodes, 2008)
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 Moist (3 episodes, 2008)
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 Bad Horse Chorus #1 (3 episodes, 2008)
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 Bad Horse Chorus #3 / ... (3 episodes, 2008)
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 Driver / ... (2 episodes, 2008)
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Dr. Horrible, an aspiring supervillain with his own video blog, is attempting to join the prestigious Evil League of Evil (led by the legendary "thoroughbred of sin", Bad Horse), but his plans are usually foiled by the egotistical superhero Captain Hammer. Horrible's life is thrown for a loop when he falls in love with Penny, a beautiful and optimistic advocate for the homeless he meets at the laundromat, a situation which complicates itself even further when Penny begins dating the boorish, oafish Hammer after he apparently saves her life. Faced with the task of impressing the League, can Horrible overcome his own incompetence to ruin the day, kill the hero, and still get the girl? Written by Ted Z.

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Музыкальный блог Доктора Ужасного  »

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Filmed in 6 Days. See more »

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Dr. Horrible: Oh goodness, look at my wrist, I have to go.
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Referenced in Tur-Mohel: ELE Performance Review (2009) See more »

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Bad Horse Chorus (Reprise)
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Performed by Jed Whedon, Joss Whedon & Zack Whedon
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Great. Thats it!!
15 January 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I am not a fan of musicals, nor a fan of Joss Whedon's earlier work. I never watch Firefly, Buffy, or anything. In fact, the only reason I watched this was Neil Patrick Harris' involvement. Thank God I did! It is truly a one of a kind, and there isn't anything I could suggest to watch otherwise. It really is just fantastic, in terms of originality, writing, acting, the whole shebang. I do hate one thing about this thought. I hate having stupid friends, so I cannot just let them watch it on their own. I must watch it, then explain it's awesomeness, then force them to watch it again. So, if your friends aren't as retarded as mine are, please share this gem.


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