We are introduced to Dr. Horrible who tells us through musical numbers about his plan for world domination, his arch nemesis; Captain Hammer and his long-time crush on the girl from the laundromat; Penny. Penny also happens to be falling for Captain Hammer after he 'saves her life.' Written by
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After Captain Hammer jumps on top of the van that Dr. Horrible is attempting to hijack, he punches and destroys the device Dr. Horrible was using to remotely control the van. The fist punching the device is Joss Whedon
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After the "Bad Horse Chorus" advising him to commit a crime to impress Bad Horse, Dr. Horrible folds up the letter. In the next two shots, he's holding the letter unfolded. See more
The world is a mess, and I just need to rule it.
A Man's Gotta Do
Music and Lyrics by Jed Whedon
Performed by Neil Patrick Harris
, Nathan Fillion
, and Felicia Day See more