DuckTales Season 1
DuckTales season 1 started airing on Friday, August 11, 2017. Subscribe below for season One fan alert to get a short reminder email the day of the season finale: Aug 18, 2018. Get a brief email if and when the next season is announced. Make sure to come back to episode.guide where we’ll have season recap and discussion.
List of Episodes
most recent episode S1E24 The Shadow War! - Part 2
The season consists of 24 episodes.
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DuckTales chronicles the high-flying adventures of Duckburg's most famous trillionaire Scrooge McDuck, his mischief-making triplet grandnephews - Huey, Dewey and Louie, temperamental nephew Donald Duck and the trusted McDuck Manor team: big-hearted, fearless chauffer/pilot Launchpad McQuack; no-nonsense housekeeper Mrs. Beakley; and Mrs. Beakley's granddaughter, Webby Vanderquack, resident adventurer and the triplet's newfound fierce friend.
Old characters have been updated in surprising ways. Mrs. Beakley (Toks Olagundoye), previously a maternal maid, is now a no-nonsense (maybe?-)ex-spy. Gyro Gearloose (Jim Rash), once a hayseed inventor, is now an ego-crazy angry-nerd mad scientist. The show has tried hard to differentiate Huey, Dewey, and Louie. This <...> - by Entertainment Weekly [Darren Franich]
She’s got all the tools to defend herself and be independent. However, she doesn’t know what it’s like to have friends since she’s led a sheltered life. The nephews help her out there, and she even gets a friend of her own in Lena (Kimiko Glenn). I love how socially lost Webby can be and yet, <...> - by Black Nerd Problems [Omar Holmon]
Launchpad is easily the funniest of all the characters. No matter how often he messes up or nearly gets everyone killed you just can’t help but love the guy. Beck Bennett’s delivery on Launchpad is pitch perfect and one of his recurring jokes in the first episode is one I hope comes back around. Overall Webby is <...> - by Den of Geek [Shamus Kelley]
As with the first DuckTales, the definition of “family” in the reboot is somewhat loose. There are no traditional nuclear families to be seen, and the core relational unit includes many non-blood-relatives: Mrs. Beakley, Webby, Launchpad (and, reports suggest, many other returning subsidiary characters). <...> - by Christianity Today [Geoffrey Reiter]
While most of the cast do a creditable job, their voices aren’t that recognizable (which is good since that might be distracting). The one standout, however, is David Tennant, who can’t seem to hide his star power even if he is playing a cartoon duck with a disturbingly sexy Scottish burr. This is by no <...> - by indieWire [Hanh Nguyen]