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?
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
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
Everything You Ever
Music and Lyrics by Joss Whedon
Performed by Neil Patrick Harris
Bridge by Jed Whedon
Backing Vocals by Maurissa Tancharoen See more