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DuckTales 

The globe-trotting treasure-hunting money-making adventures of billionaire Scrooge McDuck and his nephews.

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Jymn Magon
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1990   1989   1988   1987  
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Series cast summary:
Alan Young ...  Scrooge McDuck / ... 99 episodes, 1987-1990
Russi Taylor ...  Huey Duck / ... 93 episodes, 1987-1990
Chuck McCann ...  Duckworth / ... 57 episodes, 1987-1990
Terence McGovern ...  Launchpad McQuack / ... 57 episodes, 1987-1990
Frank Welker ...  Bigtime Beagle / ... 57 episodes, 1987-1990
Hal Smith ...  Gyro Gearloose / ... 47 episodes, 1987-1990
Joan Gerber Joan Gerber ...  Mrs. Bentina Beakley / ... 45 episodes, 1987-1990
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Storyline

When Donald Duck decides to join the Navy, he leaves his nephews, Hewey, Dewey and Louie, in the care of his cantankerous Uncle Scrooge. He is an eccentric and miserly billionare who loves to literally swim in his money that is held in his corporate headquarters/vault known as the Money Bin. While the initial meeting was less than pleasant, events soon have them, along with a newly hired nanny, her granddaughter and Scrooge's stupid but skilled pilot, on countless adventures as the group goes around the world looking for treasure, or defending Scrooge's current assets from enemies like the Beagle Boys or Magica De Spell. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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Trivia

The main setting for the series, the city of Duckburg, derives from the Disney comic books. The name was introduced by Carl Barks and first used in an unnamed story from 1944. The city has went on to appear in numerous comic book stories. Depending on the story, Duckburg has variously been depicted as a small town, a medium-sized city, or a bustling metropolis. It is supposedly situated in the (fictional) state of Calisota, on the West Coast of the United States. See more »

Quotes

Launchpad McQuack: Have some of this hot soup, Mr. McDee, and in no time you'll be fat as a fiddle.
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Crazy Credits

The closing credits appear over a treasure map. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Nostalgia Critic Real Thoughts: Disney Afternoon (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

DuckTales
Written by Mark Mueller
Performed by Jeffrey Pescetto
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Disney's greatest Animated Series
4 September 1999 | by JohnnyJohnHildegaardSee all my reviews

Ducktales... one of the many greatest cartoons of the 80's. I'm in my teens and I still love the show. It's different from other shows with many colorful characters potrayed in many different kinds of ways. Scrooge is a hard-core businessman who's seen the world in search of treasures but later learns family is more important. Donald Ducks three nephews add a little bit of uniqueness in demi-genius children who goes by the Junior Woodchuck book. Finally, Launchpad McQuack, a bumbling inept pilot who likes to crash his plane and gives a pretty large grin at Scrooge when he does something wrong. It's perfect for anyone who was a child and loved this show to bits. Trust me... It's fun!


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Official Sites:

Fred Wolf Films | Official site

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 September 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Disney's DuckTales See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$27,500,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(100 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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