An aspiring supervillain must balance his career and his pursuit of a beautiful do-gooder.
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Top Rated TV #114 | Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 8 wins & 3 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)
Nick Towne ...
 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)
Otto Michael Penzato ...
 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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The world is a mess and I just need to RULE it. See more »

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15 July 2008 (USA)  »

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Музыкальный блог Доктора Ужасного  »

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The Universal back lot used for portions of the alley scene, and for Captain Hammer's dramatic entrance, was one of the sets destroyed in a fire at the studio in 2008. See more »

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Moist: I'm Moist. At my most badass, I make people want to take a shower.
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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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perfect... just Perfect entertainment
11 November 2008 | by See all my reviews

If you simply enjoy being entertained, this enchantingly short trio of episodes sheer is perfection itself.

Congratulations to Joss Wheedon for giving his planet such a very sweet little gift.

i'm not much of a fan of musicals as a rule, but this one plays so cheekily on all things geeky it's hard to resist.

Too often these days, performances rarely reveal that the cast absolutely enjoyed their rolls so much. Knowing that these people all performed for free and for friendship makes this one all the more enjoyable to watch.

So many Directors with so much money & talent at their disposal really do miss the point, and the point is to put your heart into it.

So obviously made with love, and the help of friends, Dr Horrible will make you smile over & over!


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