Walt Disney produced Ducktales as an animated tv series. It first aired on September 18 1987. Consisting of 100 episodes spanning over 4 seasons. The show saw it’s last episode on November 8 1990.


The TV Show

Carl Barks created Duck universe comic books. One of these was “Uncle Duck”. The show is mainly based on the latter. Donald Duck joins the navy and has to find someone to look after his 3 nephews. Huey, Dewey, and Louie. Mrs. Beakly gets hired by Scrooge to babysit the lively trio of nephews. She has a daughter, Webby.


IGN listed Ducktales as the 18th of 100 best-animated tv shows ever.

Scrooge McDuck

Launchpad McQuack

The “bad” guys in the show are based on the comics. Scrooge’s main rival is Flintheart Glomgold, who pursues to replace him as the richest duck in the world. Then there is Magica De Spell, the evil villain on a quest to steal McDuck’s number one dime. The ever-present Beagle Boys is always trying to rob Scrooge of his fortune.

Flintheart Glomgold

Magica De Spell

The Beagle Boys

Mrs. Beakley


The Cast

  • Alan Young as Scrooge McDuck
  • Russi Taylor as Huey, Dewey, and Louie Duck and Webby Vanderquack
  • Chuck McCann as Duckworth the Butler, Burger Beagle, and Bouncer Beagle
  • Terry McGovern as Launchpad McQuack (entire series) and Babyface Beagle (season 1)
  • Frank Welker as Bigtime Beagle (entire series), Baggy Beagle (entire series), Poe (season 1), and Bubba (seasons 2–4)
  • Hal Smith as Gyro Gearloose and Flintheart Glomgold
  • Joan Gerber as Mrs. Bentina Beakley and Glittering Goldie 
  • Hamilton Camp as Fenton Crackshell/Gizmoduck (seasons 2–4).
  • June Foray as Ma Beagle and Magica De Spell
  • Peter Cullen as Bankjob Beagle and Admiral Grimitz (season 1)
  • Brian Cummings as Doofus Drake and Bugle Beagle (season 1).
  • Tony Anselmo as Donald Duck (season 1)

TV Intro


DuckTales – Wikipedia