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

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Cast

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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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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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(100 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

How many Beagle Boys there are has always been inconsistent in the comic books. Their creator Carl Barks often used up to 7 Beagles in a single story, but used more of them in stories such "The Menehune Mystery" (1953), which feature up to 30 different Beagles. Other writers have depicted hundreds of different Beagles, and various stories depict them as an international crime organization with thousands of members. 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 opening credits is a montage of scenes, some from episodes in the show and some originally animated for the opening. At the end, Scrooge and his nephews pop out of a mound of gold, with the series title appearing above them. See more »

Connections

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Soundtracks

DuckTales
Written by Mark Mueller
Performed by Jeffrey Pescetto
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The best one of disney's TV-shows (and the best disney TV-theme)
22 April 2000 | by revival05See all my reviews

This is one of my childhood favorites. And still today, when I sit down and watch those crap-quality tapes with the show, I laugh, cause some of the jokes are fresh today, and it's still filled with some quite great adventures. My favorite episode is when Scrooge is out to make an old airship fly again, and the ending is of course a mess.

Let's not forget Gizmo Quack.


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