Category Archives: DuckTales

DuckTales rewatch – Mickey’s Christmas Carol 1983

Rewatching DuckTales! It’s the holiday season, so let’s go back to Mickey’s Christmas Carol, which many consider to be a proto-DuckTales. It’s generally believed that 1983’s Mickey’s Christmas Carol eventually led to 1987’s DuckTales. But then we remember that the … Continue reading

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DuckTales rewatch – Down and Out in Duckburg

Rewatching DuckTales! We’ve got ‘80s excess with the rich versus the poor in episode 22, “Down and Out in Duckburg.” Here’s what happens: Scrooge is going to be profiled on his favorite TV show, Lifestyles of the Filthy Rich. But … Continue reading

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DuckTales rewatch – Maid of the Myth

Rewatching DuckTales! In episode 21, “Maid of the Myth,” we go back to Viking times. Or, do Viking times come to us? Also, lots of opera singing. Here’s what happens: Mrs. Beakeley stars in a Viking-themed opera (!) no the … Continue reading

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DuckTales rewatch – Superdoo

Rewatching DuckTales! In episode 20, “Superdoo,” side character Doofus gets a starring role this time. Because that’s what the fans want, right? Here’s what happens: Launchpad is leading the Junior Woodchucks on a camping trip, but poor Doofus is so … Continue reading

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DuckTales rewatch – Hero for Hire

Rewatching DuckTales! The series takes on Hollywood and superheroes (timely!) in episode 19, “Hero for Hire.” Here’s what happens: Scrooge is opening a new branch of the McDuck Bank, which he says is completely burglary-proof thanks to his new anti-Beagle … Continue reading

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DuckTales rewatch – Dinosaur Ducks

Rewatching DuckTales! Episode 18 is called “Dinosaur Ducks.” That pretty much says it all. Here’s what happens: Launchpad is in an exotic locale, on the hunt for a rare bird, where he’s chased off by a giant lizard. Scrooge realizes … Continue reading

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DuckTales rewatch – Sir Gyro de Gearloose

Rewatching DuckTales! The series is a full-on ensemble by this point, so Gyro gets an episode of his own in “Sir Gyro de Gearloose.” Here’s what happens: Gyro is overworked, repairing his malfunctioning gizmos he’s sold to various Duckburg citizens. … Continue reading

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DuckTales rewatch – The Money Vanishes

Rewatching DuckTales! Sci-fi meets slapstick in episode sixteen, “The Money Vanishes.” Here’s what happens: The Beagle Boys escape from jail, and after a wild chase from the cops they end up at Gyro’s place. Gyro has just invented teleportation tech, … Continue reading

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DuckTales rewatch – Duckman of Aquatraz

Rewatching DuckTales! This week it’s a crime thriller complete with jailbreak in episode 15, “Duckman of Aquatraz.” Here’s what happens: Scrooge is arrested for grand theft after a famous painting is found in his cellar. Flintheart Glomgold insists that Scrooge … Continue reading

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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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