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DuckTales 2017 Confusion 

This episode starts with Dewey watching Darkwing Duck as a tv show and Launchpad referring to it as such, but Launchpad was the tie that bound the OG DW and DuckTales. Does this mean the old DuckTales is also a TV show in the 2017 verse or something?

DuckTales 2017 Confusion 

@max DuckTales 2017 leans heavily into retcon and fan service in equal measure. Expect a LOT more Darkwing Duck references. In DuckTales 2017, it's an in-universe old 90s show, and Launchpad wasn't in it.

DuckTales 2017 Confusion 

@max also aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa they got the original voice of Darkwing Duck!

And the intro to the TV show in the 2017 art style is 😍

DuckTales 2017 Confusion 

@directhex Agreed.

Also this next episode references Duckworth as having passed away 😕

DuckTales 2017 Confusion 

@max oh yeah, Duckworth is totally dead, hence the increased role of Beakley

DuckTales 2017 Confusion 

@directhex Speaking of fan service, this intersection of 60s spy references including jokes related directly to The Prisoner and also Gummi Bears jokes sure is something. Jokes for Weird 30 Somethings Embedded in Children’s Entertainment

DuckTales 2017 Confusion 

@max Angones seems to have been given enormous latitude by Disney to raid the back catalogue. Just waiting for a TailSpin episode

DuckTales 2017 Confusion 

@directhex The description for the next episode in my Season 1 watch mentioned Don Karnage, who is best known from TailSpin

DuckTales 2017 Confusion 

@max ... I totally failed to pick up on this.

DuckTales 2017 Confusion 

@max Also repeated mentions of Cape Suzette as a place, obviously that's also out of TaleSpin

DuckTales 2017 Confusion 

@directhex I can see how it might be easy to miss. They went an interestingly different direction with the voice casting on the character compared to what we remember from TaleSpin.

DuckTales 2017 Confusion 

@max by and large I think the voice casting is one of the show's highlights

DuckTales 2017 Confusion 

@directhex I think so too. Sometimes especially the places where they most deviate from the original voice actors.

LMM as Fenton/Gizmoduck is a bunch of fun, for instance.

Also, Beck Bennett was almost born to play some version of Launchpad.

DuckTales 2017 Confusion 

@max I don't want to give any spoilers, but season 2's Xmas ep has a *perfect* voice casting decision

DuckTales 2017 Confusion 

@directhex I’ll keep an ear out. Currently laughing at the use of Tom “Spongebob” Kinney as Cousin Fethry the Sea Lab Scientist.

DuckTales 2017 Confusion 

@directhex Yeah, that Xmas ep was special fun

DuckTales 2017 Confusion 

@directhex Brief Rock remix of the NES DuckTales Moon theme on the Moon 😆

DuckTales 2017 Confusion 

@max oh gosh keep watching. Also you've nearly passed me.

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