Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog: Season 1, Episode 3

Act III (19 Jul. 2008)

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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 ... See full summary »


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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Nick Towne ...
Bad Horse Chorus #2 / Dead Bowie
Bad Horse Chorus #3 / Moving Guy (as Robert Reinis)
Michael Boretz ...


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 Erin B

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According to Commentary! The Musical, the woman seated next to Groupie #2 (wearing sunglasses, a dark wig and scarf) during the unveiling of the Captain Hammer statue is Sarah Michelle Gellar. After the release of the DVD, Joss Whedon set the record straight, pointing out the actress was, in fact, NOT Gellar. See more »


In the credits the "Bestboy Grip" is listed at "Bestbot Grip". See more »


Captain Hammer: It may not feel too classy, begging just to eat / But you know who does that? Lassie, and she always gets a treat / So you wonder what your part is / Because you're homeless and depressed / But home is where the heart is / So your real home's in your chest / Everyone's a hero in their own way / Everyone's got villains they must face / They're not as cool as mine / But folks you know it's fine to know your place / Everyone's a hero in their own way / In their own not-that-heroic way / So I thank...
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References Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) See more »


Everyone's A Hero
Music and Lyrics by Joss Whedon
Performed by Nathan Fillion
Backing Vocals by Stacy Shirk and Maurissa Tancharoen
Piano by Danny Chaimson
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