DuckTales: Season 1 (2017)

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Highly energetic, distinctively designed, and attuned to its nostalgia, this update to a Disney animated classic is far bolder than its predecessor.

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Critic Ratings: 11

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User Ratings: 30

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Air date: Aug 12, 2017

Donald Duck reluctantly takes his nephews Huey, Dewey and Louie to reclusive Scrooge McDuck's mansion where they uncover long-kept secrets and launch the family on an unexpected adventure to the Lost City of Atlantis.

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Air date: Oct 3, 2017

Dewey's attempts to impress Scrooge on a trip to the Lost City of Atlantis leads to trouble; Donald tries to protect the boys from his new employer who is trying to destroy them.

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Air date: Sep 23, 2017

The nephews take Webby to Funso's Fun Zone and have a dangerous run-in with the Beagle Boys.

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Air date: Sep 23, 2017

Louie accidentally spends Scrooge's Number One Dime and turns to mad inventor Gyro Gearloose for help to get it back. Meanwhile, Dewey and Webby become involved in a conspiracy.

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Air date: Oct 7, 2017

Huey and Webby's disagreement over the existence of a mythic species leads the kids to explore an eerie abandoned subway tunnel, while Mrs. Beakley grows suspicious of Lena.

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Air date: Oct 14, 2017

Huey competes with Dewey for a coveted internship with Duckburg's newest tech billionaire, Mark Beaks, while Scrooge and Glomgold team up to take this new competitor down.

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Air date: Oct 21, 2017

Donald competes with his cousin Gladstone Gander to impress Louie at a mysterious resort in Macaw, while Scrooge tries to lure the kids away from the resort's endless distractions.

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Air date: Oct 28, 2017

In a lost pyramid, Louie interprets a pharaoh's prophecy to his advantage, forcing Scrooge and Launchpad to convince a group of living mummies to rescue him.

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Air date: Dec 2, 2017

Scrooge and Huey are determined to be the first to set foot atop an impossible summit, but the snow-capped mountain holds a treacherous secret that tests both their commitment and survival.

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Air date: May 4, 2018

Donald is dragged into a feud between Scrooge and Zeus, while Dewey and Webby search for an artifact that may provide the truth about Dewey's mother.

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Donald Duck - begrudgingly - drops Huey, Dewey and Louie off to the home of their mysterious and rich great-uncle, Scrooge McDuck. Inside the majestic McDuck Manor, the triplets start to learn about Scrooge's epic life and many secrets. After rekindling Scrooge's love for adventure, the family now travel around the world going on heroic quests and searching for incredible treasures.

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Critic Reviews for DuckTales Season 1

All Critics (11) | Top Critics (2)

Yes, DuckTales is seriously funny ... mostly because of its irreverent and somewhat self-aware tone.

Aug 15, 2017 | Rating: A | Full Review…
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So, some news: The new DuckTales is better than the original show. Funnier, more ambitious.

Oct 16, 2017 | Rating: A- | Full Review…

Maybe it's just Tennant's voice, but DuckTales reminds me of Doctor Who at its best - an eccentric adventurer is accompanied by charming companions as they "might solve a mystery/or rewrite history" as the theme song promises.

Aug 18, 2020 | Full Review…

With all these homages, odes, and new character development, DuckTales doesn't slack odd in the comedy. Fam, the show is hilarious and full of one-liners from everyone.

Jun 11, 2018 | Full Review…

Even if today's young generations somehow go their whole lives without ever checking out the original series, no regrets should be had, so long as they watch this one

Aug 15, 2017 | Rating: 4.5/5 | Full Review…

The new DuckTales is confident in its own story and barrels ahead without looking back.

Aug 10, 2017 | Rating: 5/5 | Full Review…

What remains most significant throughout, though, is the emphasis on love as a self-sacrificial quality that demands hazard.

Aug 25, 2017 | Full Review…

The mix of adventure and humor should appeal to fans young and old, and maybe even have a few of them saying "woo-oo!"

Aug 18, 2017 | Full Review…

Woo-oo! Adventure, fun, and laughs abound in Disney reboot.

Aug 16, 2017 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

The animation and character designs are truly gorgeous, combining the old comic book sensibility with modern, simplistic cartoon styles in a fun way.

Aug 15, 2017 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

The animation is rudimentary, but there's a lot of nostalgia packed in its return.

Aug 15, 2017 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for DuckTales: Season 1

  • Aug 17, 2020
    Es la mejor serie que vi, sin duda Ducktales lo tiene todo. Aventura, misterio, comedia; los personajes son entrañables, la trama disfrutable y muy buena, la animación son con movimientos ligeros y exactos con un diseño artístico al estilo del cómic impecable. Se ve que le ponen mucho amor y esfuerzo a esta magnifica serie que conquisto por completo
  • Jul 17, 2020
    "Contando com um humor inteligente, ótimos personagens, excelentes episódios e uma animação muito bem trabalhada, DuckTales é mais um acerto no histórico recente de desenhos da Disney. Com isso em mente também, essa se configura como uma das melhores primeiras temporadas na memória recente da produtora; e se isso é indicação de algo, é que só vai melhorar daqui para frente. Woo-oo!" https://galaxiadocinema.home.blog/2020/05/11/cartoon-1-1-ducktales-os-cacadores-de-aventuras-2017-1a-temporada-2017-2018/
  • May 30, 2020
    It's one of the best Disney XD series of all time.
  • Apr 16, 2020
    Compelling, clever, and everyone involved in the creative process clearly put a lot of heart into its development. One of my favorite shows.
  • Mar 29, 2020
    it was great! tho not as good as season 2.
  • Jan 22, 2020
    My favourite Disney TV show. Love it so much!!!
  • Oct 20, 2019
    This is my favorite Disney show. It has comedy, adventure, mystery, everything you would want in a TV show. It is not cheesy, it is not corny, not slow, its a perfect family-friendly show for all ages.
  • Jul 30, 2019
    Very fun show reboot in a time where animated reboots stink. The stories are funny and exciting, and the characters are all interestingly distinct and unique. Good Job Disney XD!
  • Jun 05, 2019
    The last episode is much more interesting, thanks to the plot, the character and the ACTUAL adventure. The rest of the series feel boring. I don't care about the lazy things the three nephiews do all the day long. I want to see much more treasure hunting, much more Scrooge & Donald, and for goddess sake.. The comics were much more mature. Why brings Scrooge's parents alive? Why Goldie is still young? Why Della was so important, but not their father? Why Webby? I like some humor, but the rest of the show is just heartless..
  • Jun 03, 2019
    I was skeptical at first that they could actually pull off rebooting one of my favourite childhood shows but they managed to do an amazing job. Once I got used to the updated animation (which didn't take long) and settled into the great new stories, I'm so excited to see this show every week. They do a great job of incorporating things from the original series and it's a real treat to see Easter eggs from other retro Disney shows (Darkwing Duck, Talespin, Gummi Bears). The voices were cast perfectly. The only character that I have an issue with is Launchpad. They've made him completely brain dead unlike in the original series he was not that far out to lunch. But there seems to be quite the mystery surrounding him that maybe we'll eventually dig deeper into in the future or something will eventually explain why he is the way he is at this point.

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