Category Archives: DuckTales

DuckTales rewatch – The Lost Crown of Genghis Khan

Rewatching DuckTales! It’s a little bit of world building and a lot of snow in “The Lost Crown of Genghis Khan.” Here’s what happens: After a brief flashback to the time of Genghis Khan, we begin at the Duckburg Explorers … Continue reading

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DuckTales rewatch – Hotel Strangeduck

Rewatching DuckTales! Just in time for Halloween season, here’s a spooky tale in episode 12, “Hotel Strangeduck.” Here’s what happens: Scrooge has purchased an old castle that he plans to convert to a hotel. He got a good deal on … Continue reading

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DuckTales rewatch – Master of the Djinn

Rewatching DuckTales! Disney does Aladdin years before Aladdin in episode 12, “Master of the Djinn.” Here’s what happens: We begin right in the middle of the story with Scrooge out in the desert in search of Aladdin’s lost lamp, and … Continue reading

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DuckTales rewatch: Magica’s Shadow War

Rewatching DuckTales! The show gets spooky (but only a little) in episode 9, “Magica’s Shadow War.” Here’s what happens: The witch Magica Dispel is still after Scrooge’s lucky number one dime, so she casts a spell to make her shadow … Continue reading

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DuckTales rewatch – Robot Robbers

Rewatching DuckTales! You want giant mechs? We got giant mechs in episode 9, “Robot Robbers.” Here’s what happens: Scrooge learns he’s lost a construction contract to his rival, Flintheart Glomgold. The job, a new high-tech bank, is being constructed by … Continue reading

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DuckTales rewatch – Armstrong

Rewatching DuckTales! Everybody dance the robot as we check out episode 9, “Armstrong.” Here’s what happens: After Scrooge’s personal train (!) is blocked by an avalanche, inventor Gyro Gearloose saves the day with his new robot Armstrong, which can apparently … Continue reading

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DuckTales rewatch – Where No Duck Has Gone Before

Rewatching DuckTales! We’re blasting off for space and the first of the show’s many alien encounters in episode 8, “Where No Duck Has Gone Before.” Here’s what happens: Scrooge’s nephews and their friend Doofus are excited about their favorite sci-fi … Continue reading

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DuckTales rewatch – Sphinx for the Memories

Rewatching DuckTales! In episode 7, “Sphinx for the Memories,” we’ve got mummy action in Egypt. All the old paintings in the tomb, they do the sand dance, don’t you know. If they move too quick… Here’s what happens: Donald Duck … Continue reading

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DuckTales rewatch – Send in the Clones

Rewatching DuckTales! With the five-part pilot over, now we’re into the series proper with episode 6, “Send in the Clones,” still introducing important aspects of the series. Here’s what happens: We meet the witch Magica Dispell in her island volcano … Continue reading

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DuckTales rewatch – Too Much of a Gold Thing

Rewatching DuckTales! “Too Much of a Gold Thing” is the fifth and final part of the Treasure of the Golden Suns miniseries, all of which served as the show’s pilot. The animators really put their best webbed feet forward on … Continue reading

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