With America in a Captain Hammer frenzy Dr. Horrible invents a 'death ray' which he plans to use on the superhero at the unveiling of the new Captain Hammer statue. Penny is torn between the hero and the villain, realizing that she may have feelings for Horrible. The stand-off between Hammer and Horrible ends in an ultimately tragic event for the doctor. Horrible becomes a worldwide phenomenon. Written by
Did You Know?
Dr Horrible's Death Ray is in fact a prop from Joss Whedon
's show Firefly
(2002). It is an "alliance pulse rifle" that has been painted red and turned upside down and a "scope" attached to it. See more
At the end, when Dr. Horrible put his goggles on over his eyes, you can see the indentations in his forehead from the goggles pressing against it from at least three previous takes. See more
[after Death Ray explodes
Oh, I'm in pain. I think this is what pain feels like.
Music by Jed Whedon See more