An aspiring supervillain must balance his career and his pursuit of a beautiful do-gooder.
Reviews
Popularity
1,896 ( 18)

On Disc

at Amazon

Episodes

Seasons


Years



1  
2008  
Top Rated TV #117 | Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 8 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Documentary | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
Director: Ethan Shaftel
Stars: Felicia Day, Nathan Fillion, Neil Patrick Harris
The Guild (2007–2013)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

The show revolves around the lives of online guild, The Knights of Good, who play countless hours of an unnamed MMORPG video game. The story focuses on Codex, the guild's Priestess, who ... See full summary »

Stars: Felicia Day, Sandeep Parikh, Jeff Lewis
Firefly (2002–2003)
Adventure | Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.1/10 X  

Five hundred years in the future, a renegade crew aboard a small spacecraft tries to survive as they travel the unknown parts of the galaxy and evade warring factions as well as authority agents out to get them.

Stars: Nathan Fillion, Gina Torres, Alan Tudyk
Serenity (2005)
Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

The crew of the ship Serenity try to evade an assassin sent to recapture one of their numbers who is telepathic.

Director: Joss Whedon
Stars: Nathan Fillion, Gina Torres, Chiwetel Ejiofor
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A modern retelling of Shakespeare's classic comedy about two pairs of lovers with different takes on romance and a way with words.

Director: Joss Whedon
Stars: Alexis Denisof, Amy Acker, Fran Kranz
Comedy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

In the not-too-distant future, a man and his robots are trapped aboard the Satellite of Love, where mad scientists force them to sit through the worst movies ever made.

Stars: Joel Hodgson, Michael J. Nelson, Trace Beaulieu
Battlestar Galactica (TV Mini-Series 2003)
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

A re-imagining of the original series in which a "rag-tag fugitive fleet" of the last remnants of mankind flees pursuing robots while simultaneously searching for their true home, Earth.

Stars: Edward James Olmos, Mary McDonnell, Katee Sackhoff
Dollhouse (2009–2010)
Drama | Mystery | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A futuristic laboratory assigns different tasks to its various residents, who then have their memories erased upon the completion of their assignments.

Stars: Eliza Dushku, Harry Lennix, Fran Kranz
The Flog (TV Series 2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Felicia day hosts a show where she presents whatever she likes.

Stars: Felicia Day, Robin Thorsen, Ryon Day
Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997–2003)
Action | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

A young woman, destined to slay vampires, demons and other infernal creatures, deals with her life fighting evil, with the help of her friends.

Stars: Sarah Michelle Gellar, Nicholas Brendon, Alyson Hannigan
Pushing Daisies (2007–2009)
Comedy | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

A pie-maker, with the power to bring dead people back to life, solves murder mysteries with his alive-again childhood sweetheart, a cynical private investigator, and a lovesick waitress.

Stars: Lee Pace, Anna Friel, Chi McBride
Battlestar Galactica (2004–2009)
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

When an old enemy, the Cylons, resurface and obliterate the 12 colonies, the crew of the aged Galactica protect a small civilian fleet - the last of humanity - as they journey toward the fabled 13th colony, Earth.

Stars: Edward James Olmos, Mary McDonnell, Jamie Bamber
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 Billy (Dr. Horrible) (3 episodes, 2008)
...
 Captain Hammer (3 episodes, 2008)
...
 Penny (3 episodes, 2008)
...
 Moist (3 episodes, 2008)
Nick Towne ...
 Bad Horse Chorus #1 (3 episodes, 2008)
...
 Bad Horse Chorus #2 / ... (3 episodes, 2008)
...
 Bad Horse Chorus #3 / ... (3 episodes, 2008)
Otto Michael Penzato ...
 Driver / ... (2 episodes, 2008)
Edit

Storyline

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.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

He has a Ph.D. in horribleness! See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Musical | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

TV-PG

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

| |  »

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

15 July 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Музыкальный блог Доктора Ужасного  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

On the DVD, the ELE warning that flashes on the screen during the FBI warning reads "This video disc is designated for Evil purposes only, and any and all non-evil use will result in immediate self-hatred. Evil Rule of Evil #24B states that any and all infringements constitute an Extreme Offense with the maximum penalty of up to five nails driven into the offending skull and a $250,000 fire. DON'T BE A HERO!" See more »

Quotes

Dr. Horrible: Wow, sarcasm, that's original!
See more »

Connections

Referenced in Talking Dead: The Next World (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

Bad Horse Chorus
(uncredited)
Performed by Jed Whedon, Joss Whedon & Zack Whedon
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
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.


28 of 35 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Favorite Song? Cool_Ethan182
Testing your horrible knowledge a_buzzer_beater
Your take on 'Everyone's a Hero'? billybobd
Dr. Horrible... the movie?! Ailinea
WOW! Dr. Horrible was SUPER profitable morgan.fey
Anything similar? xicano2913
Discuss Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog (2008) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page