Category Archives: DuckTales

DuckTales rewatch – New Gizmo Kids on the Block

DuckTales rewatch! What do you when you debut a new superhero? Debut a bunch of variations of that superhero. That’s what the show is doing in “New Gizmo Kids on the Block.” Here’s what happens: Fenton’s mother learns about a … Continue reading

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DuckTales rewatch – The Duck Who Knew Too Much

Rewatching DuckTales! The comedy couldn’t be any more screwball in episode ninety-six, “The duck who knew too much.”  Here’s what happens: Fenton goes on a game show, where he wins a trip to Swizzleland, home of the Swizzle Stick. There’s … Continue reading

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DuckTales rewatch – Attack of the Metal Mites

Rewatching DuckTales! Let’s all get swarmed by bugs as we watch episode ninety-five, “Attack of the Metal Mites.”   Here’s what happens: Glomgold works with some scientists to genetically engineer metal-eating insects called metal mites, for the sole purpose of … Continue reading

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DuckTales rewatch – Ducky Mountain High

Rewatching DuckTales! The show’s final season begins with episode ninety-four, “Ducky Mountain High,” just as Disney enters a new era (era).   What’s all this, then? With the Disney renaissance kicking off in theaters, interest in DuckTales was waning. Previous … Continue reading

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DuckTales rewatch – Treasure of the Lost Lamp

Rewatching DuckTales, and… OMFG, they made a DuckTales movie!!! DuckTales the Movie: Treasure of the Lost Lamp was released on August 3, 1990, to mixed reviews and poor box office, but nonetheless remains a big part of the show’s history. … Continue reading

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DuckTales rewatch – A DuckTales Valentine

Rewatching DuckTales! The series returns to prime time to celebrate freakin’ Valentine’s Day in episode 94, “A DuckTales Valentine.” What’s all this, then? By 1990, production on DuckTales has pretty much ceased, except someone at Disney was invested in keeping … Continue reading

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DuckTales rewatch – The Masked Mallard

Rewatching DuckTales! The show goes full Tim Burton with a visual style not seen anywhere else in the series in episode 93, “The Masked Mallard.” Here’s what happens: At a public event, Scrooge is confronted by Lawrence Loudmouth, a controversial … Continue reading

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DuckTales rewatch – Attack of the 50 Foot Webby

Rewatching DuckTales! Most long-running cartoons eventually do a “Attack of the 50 Foot [female character]” episode, and episode 92 is the DuckTales one, with Webby in the spotlight. Here’s what happens: Little Webby wants to play with the boys, but … Continue reading

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DuckTales rewatch – The Bride Wore Stripes

Rewatching DuckTales! It’s the original enemies-to-lovers tale in episode 90, “The Bride Wore Stripes.” Here’s what happens: Fed up with living in the run-down hideout, Ma Beagle dreams of a better, high-class life. Elsewhere, Scrooge and the kids are out … Continue reading

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DuckTales rewatch – Yuppy Ducks

Rewatching DuckTales! You’d think jokes about yuppies (short for “young upwardly mobile” wealthy Wall Street 20-somethings) would have been outdates by 1990, but outdated references never stopped DuckTales before, so here’s episode 89 “Yuppy [sic] Ducks.” Here’s what happens: Dissatisfied … Continue reading

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