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(1987–1990)

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Follows 

Followed by 

Quack Pack (1996) (TV Series)

Version of 

DuckTales (1989) (Video Game)

Remade as 

DuckTales (2017) (TV Series)
Remake of the 1987 television series by Disney

Spun-off from 

Mickey's Christmas Carol (1983) (Short)

Spin-off 

DuckTales (1989) (Video Game)
video game version of tv show
DuckTales: The Quest for Gold (1990) (Video Game)
Darkwing Duck (1991) (TV Series)
DuckTales: Remastered (2013) (Video Game)
title and characters featured

Referenced in 

Xou da Xuxa (1986) (TV Series)
Twins Mariana and Roberta Richard played the "Beagle Sisters" in reference to the characters from this series, wearing matching "prison" uniforms.
Tiny Toon Adventures: Best o' Plucky Duck Day (1990) (TV Episode)
Buster says "three Duck Tales", and Plucky screams "Don't use that name!"
Prettig geregeld: Kom maar hoor... (1991) (TV Episode)
Teunis watches Ducktales on the TV
Darkwing Duck: Tiff of the Titans (1991) (TV Episode)
Gizomoduck/Fenton drives past the Duckburg sign with Scrooge on it and mentions McDuck Manor. Launchpad says they used to work for the same guy.
Saved by the Bell: Pipe Dreams (1991) (TV Episode)
Screech refers to the series.
Animaniacs: Yakko's World of Baldness/Opportunity Knox/Wings Take Heart (1993) (TV Episode)
When he and Brain arrive at Fort Knox, Pinky looks around and says, "This is even better than a 'DuckTales' episode!"
Xuxa Park (1994) (TV Series)
Twins Mariana and Roberta Richard played the "Beagle Sisters" in reference to the characters from this series, wearing matching "prison" uniforms.
Prehysteria! 2 (1994) (Video)
Scrooge McDuck and Huey, Duey and Louie mentioned.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Diabolik (1999) (TV Episode)
Crow: The Scrooge McDuck fortune.
Farscape: Fractures (2001) (TV Episode)
When trying to get Aeryn's attention, John lists several Disney cartoon characters.
AMV Hell 3: The Motion Picture (2005)
The theme song is played.
Ed's Night Party: Episode #10.1 (2005) (TV Episode)
Ed mentions Scrooge McDuck diving into a pool of money.
Nostalgia Critic: Drug Cartoon Special (2007) (TV Episode)
The Critic mentions this show.
Homestarrunner.com: Everything Else, Volume 3 (2007) (Video)
In an Easter egg for "Ever and More!", Homestar is seen reclining in a bathtub full of gold coins, a la Scrooge McDuck, while singing and humming the show's theme song
Shit Pickle: Episode #1.3 (2008) (TV Episode)
Ducktales theme was played when Shit Pickle meets Scrooge McDuck.
Happy Video Game Nerd: DuckTales (2008) (TV Episode)
This series is discussed at great length
Nostalgia Critic: Gargoyles (2009) (TV Episode)
The Critic mentions this show.
Nostalgia Critic: Old vs. New: Willy Wonka (2009) (TV Episode)
theme song is heard
Nostalgia Critic: Suburban Commando (2009) (TV Episode)
The Critic mentions Gizmo Duck.
Saturday Night Live: Drew Barrymore/Regina Spektor (2009) (TV Episode)
Picture of Scrooge McDuck from this series is shown during his appearance on Weekend Update
After Today Live (2009) (Short)
Magazine cover has address to Duckburg, the city in Ducktales
Nostalgia Critic: Quest for Camelot (2010) (TV Episode)
the DuckTales theme song is played.
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010)
A song is called "Launchpad McQuack" after a character from this cartoon
Nikita: 2.0 (2010) (TV Episode)
Nikita mentions that Michael used to call Peters, Heilbrun and Chang "Huey, Dewey, and Louie".
Epic Mickey (2010) (Video Game)
Phantom Blot appears in the game.
Sanctuary: Hollow Men (2010) (TV Episode)
Tesla refers to Will, Henry and Kate as "Huey, Dewey, and Screwy".
Nostalgia Critic: The Lost World: Jurassic Park (2011) (TV Episode)
the theme song is heard over a radio
Non-Union (2011) (Short)
Corey's audition monologue is from Ducktales.
Curse of the Gray Elephant (2011)
A game based on the show is referenced.
Atop the Fourth Wall: Captain Tax Time #1 (2012) (TV Episode)
"Why do you have your money stored in a vault like Scrooge McDuck?"
Nostalgia Critic: To Boldly Flee: Part IV (2012) (TV Episode)
Paw has a Junior Woodchuck's guide to astronomics.
Robot Chicken: Poisoned by Relatives (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
James & Mike Mondays: Atari Jaguar CD (2013) (TV Episode)
Mike compares the Blue Lightning's pilot's situation to Launchpad McQuack.
Nostalgia Critic: To Boldly Flee: DVD (2013) (TV Episode)
Critic makes a joke that the To Boldly Flee DVD has an extra recording of the Ducktales theme song while listening to the Distraction song.
Oz the Great and Powerful (2013)
Oz dives in the treasure pile like Scrooge McDuck.
Saturday Night Live: Justin Timberlake (2013) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the "It's a Date" segment
Community: Intro to Knots (2013) (TV Episode)
Troy calls Proffessor Cornwallis "the human version of Scrooge McDuck".
DuckTales: Remastered (2013) (Video Game)
title and characters referenced
Breaking Bad: Buried (2013) (TV Episode)
Scrooge McDuck mentioned
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Tiger Electronic Games (2013) (TV Episode)
The Nerd is seen playing a Tiger Electronic Game version of this show.
Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.167 (2013) (TV Episode)
Ross mentions the show by name.
Atop the Fourth Wall: Doctor Who Classic Comics #15 (2013) (TV Episode)
"I would totally pay to see him swimming in a pool of money like he were freakin' Scrooge McDuck."
Todd's Pop Song Reviews: The Top Ten Worst Hit Songs of 2013 (2014) (TV Episode)
"...swimming Scrooge McDuck-style in his vast supply of money."
The Blockbuster Buster: Batman: The Brave & the Bold: The Video Game (2014) (TV Episode)
"Who designed this controller, Gyro Gearloose?"
Comedy Bang! Bang!: Fred Armisen Wears Black Jeans & Glasses (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Mickey Mouse: Down the Hatch (2014) (TV Episode)
Gyro Gearloose has a cameo in this episode.
Empire (2014) (TV Series)
José Alfredo "swimming" in a pool of money.
Svédská trojka: Spider Dog! (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Johnny Valda.
Midnight Screenings: Kirk Cameron's Saving Christmas (2014) (TV Episode)
"This is a movie that confuses Ebenezer Scrooge with Uncle Scrooge McDuck!"
Honest Trailers: The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2014) (TV Episode)
Scrooge McDuck's vault is mentioned
L'intrepido Wilson (2014) (TV Mini-Series)
Character inspired by one from this earlier movie
The Irate Gamer: Ducktales (2015) (TV Episode)
Chris mentions the new series planned for 2017
Show of the Week: Titanfall and How to Kill a Giant Mech (2015) (TV Episode)
The television series is mentioned.
The Cinema Snob: The New York Ripper (2015) (TV Episode)
"Scrooge McDuck's grizzled hag of a wife sure has a mouth on her."
Cesko Slovensko má talent: Episode #5.12 (2015) (TV Episode)
Patrik Vyskocil's band was named after the show.
Honest Game Trailers: Pokemon Black & White (2016) (TV Episode)
'Ducklett Tales'
Nostalgia Critic: Cats & Dogs (2016) (TV Episode)
"You'd think he'd be getting ready to blow up anybody who comes near Scrooge McDuck's money bin."
Mickey Mouse: Sock Burglar (2016) (TV Episode)
The Beagle Boys and the Phantom Blot make cameos.
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 2 June 2016 (2016) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Mike Golic
Outside Xbox: 7 Bad Guys Who Had a Point, Now I Think About It (2016) (TV Episode)
Jane references Scrooge McDuck's money room from the series.
The Bet (2016)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Kubo and the Two Strings (2016)
The Little Origami Warrior behaves similarly to Gyro Gearloose's Little Helper/Bulb
Dancing with the Stars: TV Night (2016) (TV Episode)
theme song from show is danced to
Supernatural: The One You've Been Waiting For (2016) (TV Episode)
"Scrooge McDuck swimming in pools of money."
Mixxxer Show: Agáta Pracharová (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by hosts.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return: The Land Time Forgot (2017) (TV Episode)
Tom: "This's for Huey, Dewey and Louie!"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return: The Christmas That Almost Wasn't (2017) (TV Episode)
Crow: "Scottish millionaire fowl Scudge McDuck"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return: At the Earth's Core (2017) (TV Episode)
Gypsy: "Why is he dressed like Scrooge McDuck?"
Mixxxer Show: Pekar a Thom Artway (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned.
Fresh Off the Boat: This Isn't Us (2017) (TV Episode)
Jessica: "Like that half-naked Scottish duck you boys love"
The Big Bad Fox and Other Tales (2017)
Whenever it's cold outside, the three chicks are always wearing beanies, each one a different color: red, blue and green, like Huey, Dewey and Louie.
Mickey Mouse: Touchdown and Out (2017) (TV Episode)
The Beagle Boys play on Pete's Soccer Team.
One Lone Cat: DuckTales 2017 Review (2017) (TV Episode)
Compared to the reboot.
Young Sheldon: Pilot (2017) (TV Episode)
Missy wants to watch it.
The Goldbergs: A Wall Street Thanksgiving (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in the dialogue
RebelTaxi: Top 10 WORST CARTOON News of 2017 (RebelTaxi) (2017) (TV Episode)
Pan calls Magica De Spell "Goth Duck".
Tales of Trout Part 4: Dox, and Doxxes, and Doxxxing Oh My (2018) (Video)
Mister Metokur jokes about "CuckTales".
Step Sisters (2018)
Mentioned in dialog.
Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Jonathan Mangum 3 (2018) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Aisha
Nostalgia Critic: Doom (2018) (TV Episode)
"Taking Hell out of the equation is like taking ducks out of DuckTales."
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Blake Lively/Carrie Underwood (2018) (TV Episode)
Carrie Underwood mentions that her son's favorite songs are the theme songs to Fraggle Rock and DuckTales.
James & Mike Mondays: M.U.G.E.N (2018) (TV Episode)
Referenced.
Monkey in the Morning: Omar Apologized (2019) (TV Episode)
Mentioned.
Brooklyn Nine-Nine: He Said, She Said (2019) (TV Episode)
Jake: "I've watched too much 'DuckTales.'"
Young Sheldon: Albert Einstein and the Story of Another Mary (2019) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Missy
AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: The Disney Domination Week (2019) (TV Episode)
Brought up as a Disney show that's going to be on Disney+.
AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: Remembering Russi Taylor (2019) (TV Episode)
Brought up in Russi Taylor's filmography.
Family Guy: Heart Burn (2019) (TV Episode)
When Peter asks if they can get Hercules on the show since Disney owns Fox, he's told that they can only get Launchpad McQuack.
Cinematic Excrement: Indecent Proposal (2019) (TV Episode)
"But aside from Miss Moore 'Scrooge McDuck'-ing it on the bed..."

Featured in 

DuckTales: The Movie Special (1990) (TV Short)
Clips shown; discussed
The Know's Top 10s: Top 10 Worst Mario Games (2007) (TV Episode)
Footage from the cartoon series is shown during the #10 pick (Mario Teaches Typing).
Nostalgia Critic: Top 11 Catchiest Theme Songs (2008) (TV Episode)
Number 1 Spot.
Nostalgia Critic: Top 11 Nostalgic Animated Shows (2008) (TV Episode)
Ranked at #9.
The Distressed Watcher: Dear George Lucas (2010) (TV Episode)
compares George Lucas to Scrooge McDuck
Nostalgia Critic: Duck Tales (2011) (TV Episode)
The series is reviewed
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: The Top 10 80's Cartoon Intros (2012) (TV Episode)
clips shown during monologue.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Cartoons of the 1980s (2012) (TV Episode)
"DuckTales" is #7.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Disney Animated TV Series (2013) (TV Episode)
DuckTales is #1.
AniMat's Classic Reviews: DuckTales the Movie: Treasure of the Lost Lamp (2014) (TV Episode)
AniMat expresses his memories of the animated series. Intro clip shown.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Cartoon Theme Songs (2014) (TV Episode)
"DuckTales" is #6.
Nostalgia Critic: Disney Afternoon (2014) (TV Episode)
series is reviewed, among the Disney Afternoon line-up
Outside Xbox: 9 Game Titles That Are More Awesome in Japan (2014) (TV Episode)
Clips of the television show are shown while the cast comment on the DuckTales video game.
Stemmen van Toen: Ducktales (2014) (TV Episode)
People who voiced the Dutch dub of this show are interviewed and clips are shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Fictional Animated TV Towns (2014) (TV Episode)
Duckburg gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 TV Housekeepers (2014) (TV Episode)
Mrs. Bentina Beakley is #9.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Fictional Trios in Movies and TV (2015) (TV Episode)
Huey, Dewey & Louie are #10.
Nostalgia Critic: Top 11 TV Show Intros (2015) (TV Episode)
intro clip shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Thieves and Robbers on Television (2015) (TV Episode)
The Beagle Boys are #5.
Professor Juice: Ducktales Remastered (2015) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
Fresh Off the Boat: Tight Two (2016) (TV Episode)
Eddie, Evan and Every watches an episode of DuckTales
The Know's Top 10s: Top 10 Reasons Mario Is an ASSHOLE! (2016) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Memorable TV Cartoon Characters of the 1980s (2016) (TV Episode)
Scrooge McDuck is #6.
MsMojo: Top 10 TV Cartoon Villainesses (2016) (TV Episode)
Magica De Spell gets an honorable mention.
Sync (2016)
Shows archive footage of series being dubbed to dutch.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Dwayne Johnson/Kevin Nealon/Gary Clark Jr. (2016) (TV Episode)
Altered clip of the opening sequence
WatchMojo: Top 10 Best Cartoon Villains of the 1980s (2017) (TV Episode)
Flintheart Glomgold is #10.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Cheap Ass Characters from Animated Shows (2017) (TV Episode)
Scrooge McDuck is #1.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Cartoon TV Sidekicks (2017) (TV Episode)
Launchpad McQuack gets an honorable mention.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Chelsea Handler/Mo Rocca/Cheat Codes feat. Demi Lovato (2017) (TV Episode)
Clips in the Audience Suggestion Box segment
MsMojo: Top 10 Wanted Worlds for Disney Parks (2017) (TV Episode)
DuckTales gets an honorable mention.
MsMojo: Top 10 Catchiest TV Theme Songs (2018) (TV Episode)
The "DuckTales" theme song is #9.
Nostalgia Critic: Grading Cartoon Show Intros (2018) (TV Episode)
The intro is shown
Young Sheldon: A Swedish Science Thing and the Equation for Toast (2019) (TV Episode)
Georgie watches this show.
MsMojo: Top 10 Most Iconic Cartoon Families (2019) (TV Episode)
The McDucks get an honorable mention.
Young Sheldon: The Sin of Greed and a Chimichanga from Chi-Chi's (2019) (TV Episode)
Missy watches this show on television.

Spoofed in 

The Simpsons: Revenge Is a Dish Best Served Three Times (2007) (TV Episode)
In Story One (Spoof of "The Count of Monte Cristo"), after being shown by his cellmate Abbot Faria (Mr. Burns) the dug escape out of the prison and the map to treasure cave, Edmond Dantes (Homer Simpson) finds the cave filled up with treasures: gold and gems. He repeats the favorite Scrooge McDuck's stunt repeatedly shown in "Duck Tales": jumping into the pool of gold, diving into depth of it, then reappearing at the surface and spitting out back gold coins.
Nostalgia Critic: Howard the Duck (2008) (TV Episode)
Theme song briefly parodied.
Robot Chicken: Kramer Vs. Showgirls (2011) (TV Episode)
Launchpad McQuack makes one final fatal flight.
Family Guy: Lottery Fever (2011) (TV Episode)
Peter jumps into gold coins in a vault and hurts himself
Mad: First White House Down/McDuck Dynasty (2013) (TV Episode)
McDuck Dynasty is a spoof of this show.
Teen Titans Go!: Missing (2014) (TV Episode)
Robin, Cyborg and Beast Boy play out the opening theme song
Clarence: Clarence's Millions (2014) (TV Episode)
The beginning of the nightmare sequence begins with Clarence in a white and red striped bathing suit, diving in a pool of money much like Scrooge McDuck does on the show. Music playing similar to the show's theme song also plays.
Robot Chicken: Up, Up, and Buffet (2014) (TV Episode)
Parody skit
Zondag met Lubach (2014) (TV Series)
The promo of season 5 is a parody on the ducktails theme, with the same singer as the dutch original.
Robot Chicken: Hopefully Salt (2016) (TV Episode)
Parody skit

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