When Donald Duck decides to join the Navy, he leaves his nephews, Huey, Dewey and Louie, in the care of his cantankerous Uncle Scrooge. While the initial meeting was less than pleasant, events soon have them, along with a newly hired nanny, her daughter and Scrooge's stupid but skilled pilot, on countless adventures as they go around the world looking for treasure, or defending Scrooge's assets from enemies like the Beagle Boys or Magica De Spell.
Last Episode04x07 The Golden Goose (2) Aired: Nov. 28, 1990
Scrooge, Launchpad, Dijon, and Poupon try to retrieve the Golden Goose from Glomgold and the Beagles before it can set off its transformations …
Series Fun Facts
- The series TaleSpin was originally intended to be a Duck Tales spin-off featuring Launchpad, hence the word "Tale" in the title of that series.
- In the Carl Barks comics the money in Scrooge's money bin is mostly silver and copper; almost none of it is gold as in the cartoon.
- In the comics Donald Duck was not in the navy, and always accompanied Uncle Scrooge, Huey, Dewy, and Louie in the their adventures. However, the show's creators thought that he might steal…
[show]In the comics Donald Duck was not in the navy, and always accompanied Uncle Scrooge, Huey, Dewy, and Louie in the their adventures. However, the show's creators thought that he might steal the focus from Scrooge and that his voice would be to hard to understand. Launchpad McQuack was instead used as a substitute for Donald.