An aspiring supervillain must balance his career and his pursuit of a beautiful do-gooder.
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2008  
Top Rated TV #146 | 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 #2 / ... (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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He has a Ph.D. in horribleness! See more »

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Comedy | Musical | Sci-Fi

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TV-PG

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15 July 2008 (USA)  »

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Музыкальный блог Доктора Ужасного  »

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Trivia

Dr. Horrible's lab coat is the same coat that Simon Tam uses to disguise himself as a doctor in Firefly: Ariel (2002). Neil Patrick Harris unsuccessfully auditioned for the role of Simon Tam. See more »

Quotes

Penny: You're not really interested in the homeless, are you?
Dr. Horrible: No, I am, but... it's a symptom. You're treating a symptom while the disease rages on, consumes the human race. The fish rots from the head, so they say. So I'm thinking, why not cut off the head?
Penny: [pause] Of the human race?
Dr. Horrible: It's not a... perfect metaphor.
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Connections

Featured in Commentary! The Musical (2008) See more »

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Caring Hands
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Performed by Felicia Day
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Just plain awesome
11 December 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I honestly didn't know what I was getting myself into when I first sat down at my computer to watch this. I had heard that Joss Whedon had created it, and I was a fan of the Buffy the Vampire Slayer series, but I didn't know what it was about or anything.

Forty Five minutes later, I was completely blown away. The songs, writing, and acting are just amazing. It made me laugh, and nearly cry. It's so creative, and has superheroes in it, which I love.

If you're someone who isn't sure about it, just watch Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog anyway. I promise you will not be disappointed.

Dr. Horrible has a P.h.D. in horribleness, and awesomeness.


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