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Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog 

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An aspiring supervillain must balance his career and his pursuit of a beautiful do-gooder.
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2008  
Top Rated TV #230 | Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 8 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Neil Patrick Harris ...  Billy (Dr. Horrible) 3 episodes, 2008
Nathan Fillion ...  Captain Hammer 3 episodes, 2008
Felicia Day ...  Penny 3 episodes, 2008
Simon Helberg ...  Moist 3 episodes, 2008
Nick Towne Nick Towne ...  Bad Horse Chorus #1 3 episodes, 2008
Jed Whedon ...  Bad Horse Chorus #2 / ... 3 episodes, 2008
Rob Reinis Rob Reinis ...  Bad Horse Chorus #3 / ... 3 episodes, 2008
Otto Michael Penzato ...  Driver / ... 2 episodes, 2008
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The cast and crew of Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog (2008) perform a "most uncommon" musical commentary track for the show, acting as exaggerated versions of themselves. After reviewing the... See full summary »

Directors: Jed Whedon, Joss Whedon
Stars: Steve Berg, Felicia Day, Nathan Fillion
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Dr. Horrible, an aspiring supervillain with his own video blog, is attempting to join the prestigious Evil League of Evil (led by the legendary "thoroughbred of sin", Bad Horse), but his plans are usually foiled by the egotistical superhero Captain Hammer. Horrible's life is thrown for a loop when he falls in love with Penny, a beautiful and optimistic advocate for the homeless he meets at the laundromat, a situation which complicates itself even further when Penny begins dating the boorish, oafish Hammer after he apparently saves her life. Faced with the task of impressing the League, can Horrible overcome his own incompetence to ruin the day, kill the hero, and still get the girl? Written by Ted Z.

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The world is a mess and I just need to RULE it. See more »


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People think that Sarah Michelle Gellar appears in this show, due to comments made on the DVD commentary. Unfortunately this is due to people missing the sarcasm of the comments. Due to the laughter that accompanies the comment, it's also quite hard to hear Jed Whedon saying "Oh, I forgot about that rumour". The show sprang from the writers' strike in Hollywood, and Gellar had been criticised by Joss Whedon a few weeks earlier for sending donuts to the striking writers when many stars of equal stature had actually shown up in person to support them. Hence the sarcastic comments about her being "a trooper" and "she always loves to do internet stuff". See more »

Quotes

Captain Hammer: [singing] So I thank my girlfriend Penny. Yea, we totally had sex. She showed me there's so many different muscles I can flex. There's the deltoids of compassion, there's the abs of being kind. It's not enough to bash in heads, you've got to bash in minds!
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Referenced in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Inside Voices (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

Penny's Song
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Performed by Felicia Day
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Thank God for the Writer's Strike
20 July 2008 | by cyoungjohnsonSee all my reviews

I read Joss Whedon and his brother's were bored during the Writer's Strike last season and came up with the idea for Dr. Horrible's Sing Along Blog. All I can say is at least one phenomenal thing came out of that strike! This three part comedy/drama with music is the most entertaining thing I've seen all summer. Neil Patrick Harris is absolutely inspired as the not so horrible, Dr. Horrible. Nathan Fillion is as adorable as ever as Captain Hammer, but he gets to reach in and find some shallowness too. This is fifty minutes, when you put all three parts together, of silliness, twists and turns, all with a soundtrack. It's only free online until July 20th, then you have to buy it. But the season pass at iTunes is only $3.99 and it is well worth the money. I highly recommend this for anyone who loved Buffy the Vampire Slayer's musical episode, who loves Joss Whedon or Neil Patrick Harris.


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