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
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Notice that Billy never puts on the goggles that he has on his head until the end of act 3 when he is accepted into the ELE and officially becomes Dr Horrible. Until that point they are merely a prop for a wannabe. The goggles would seem to signify that 'Dr Horrible is here' as the song lyrics would attest. Billy is no longer the dominant personality and Dr Horrible has taken over. See more
After Dr. Horrible plants the darts in the center of the dartboard over Captain Hammer's photo, he goes over to his chair and the darts are scattered on the board. See more
Everyone's a hero in their own way / Everyone can blaze a hero's trail / Don't worry if it's hard / If you're not a friggin' 'tard you will prevail!
Music and Lyrics by Joss Whedon
Performed by Neil Patrick Harris See more