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
- 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 shows creators thought that he might steal the…
[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 shows creators thought that he might steal the focus from Scrooge and that his voice would be to hard to understand.
- Uncle Scrooge's millionaire nemesis, Flintheart Glomgold, is portrayed in this series as a Scot. In fact, he was a native Afrikaner in the original comic.
- In January 2009, IGN listed DuckTales as the 18th best show in the Top 100 Best Animated TV Shows.