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 Episode03x15 The Unbreakable Bin Aired: Sep. 22, 1990
Gyro's unbreakable glass sheathing on the money bin turns out to be breakable-- and Magica de Spell knows the secret.
Series Fun Facts
- 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.
- The characters of Gyro Gearloose, Magica DeSpell, Flintheart Glomgold, the Beagle Boys and Gladstone Gander all originated from Carl Barks' comic series, predating "DuckTales" (1987).
- 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.