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
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
Don't worry if it's hard, if you're not a friggin 'tard you will prevail.
References Firefly: Ariel
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 See more