The Best Episodes of Darkwing Duck

In the city of St. Canard, the people are plagued by the most bizarre criminals, but they have a protector as well, Darkwing Duck. This bumbling and egotistical superhero battles evil in that fair city with the help of his pilot sidekick, Launchpad McQuack and his rambunctious adopted daughter, Gosalyn.

In Like Blunt

#1 - In Like Blunt

Season 1 - Episode 50

A nefarious criminal from the past returns, to profit by auctioning of all a complete list of S.H.U.S.H.'s secret agents. J. Gander teams up Darkwing with the legendary Derek Blunt to intercept the documents before they fall into the wrong hands.

star 9.11
9 votes
That Sinking Feeling

#2 - That Sinking Feeling

Season 2 - Episode 1

Moleiarty, the fiendish genius marketer and mole from the deep underground, has rallied his fellow race for an attack to take over the surface city of St. Canard. Stealing buildings, he creates a beam to lock the moon in an eternal eclipse, to plunge everything in darkness.

star 8.85
13 votes
Battle of the Brainteasers

#3 - Battle of the Brainteasers

Season 2 - Episode 9

Alien hats from outer space invade earth, take control of a slew of nuclear weapons, and demand to be made rulers of the universe.

star 8.44
9 votes
A Duck by Any Other Name

#4 - A Duck by Any Other Name

Season 1 - Episode 48

A news program reveals Darkwing Duck's identity as Launchpad.

star 8.44
9 votes
Fungus Amongus

#5 - Fungus Amongus

Season 2 - Episode 4

A series of supernatural pizza topping thefts leads DW to the place that is home to St. Canard's mushroom production: McCawber Mansion. However, instead of keeping his thoughts on the case, he ends up falling for Morgana McCawber, the chair of the company. Can he crack this mysterious case, or has the hero been bitten too hard by the love bug?

star 8.33
12 votes
Just Us Justice Ducks (1)

#6 - Just Us Justice Ducks (1)

Season 1 - Episode 20

Negaduck, Bushroot, Quackerjack, Megavolt, and Luqidator all join together as the Fearsome Five to defeat Darkwing Duck and take over St.Canard. When the other superheroes hear about this Neptuna, Gizmoduck, Morgana, and Stegmutt band together to fom the Justice Ducks. Darkwing is less than thrilled, however, wanting all the credit for their defeat. But when he faces the Fearsome Five, he soon finds out the job is more than he can handle.

star 8.33
15 votes
Trading Faces

#7 - Trading Faces

Season 1 - Episode 14

Darkwing's computer goes haywire, and causes him to trade bodies with Gosalyn. Now she must pose as Darkwing to stop F.O.W.L.'s latest scheme - stopping the Earth's rotation in an attempt to blackmail the planet. Can DW defeat Steelbeak in a child's body? And how can they reverse the body swap?

star 8.28
18 votes
Double Darkwings

#8 - Double Darkwings

Season 1 - Episode 22

To get revenge on Darkwing, Jambalaya Jake has Granny Whammy mix him up a hex. He mistakes Launchpad for Darkwing (while he is posing as Darkwing Decoy) a targets him with the curse. Now Jamabalya is using Launchpad as a partner in crime, and Darkwing is getting all the blame for it.

star 8.19
16 votes
Can't Bayou Love

#9 - Can't Bayou Love

Season 1 - Episode 16

Jambalaya Jake and his Alligator, both from the Bayou, have moved to the city after hearing it was ""easy pickings"". Darkwing shows them firsthand that that it is hardly the case.

star 8.18
17 votes
Directors: Ken Kessel
Days of Blunder

#10 - Days of Blunder

Season 1 - Episode 19

Quackerjack, posing as a psychiatrist, convinces Darkwing that being a superhero isn't right for him. With Darkwing out of the picture, the criminal is free to go on a crime spree.

star 8.15
13 votes
A Revolution in Home Appliances

#11 - A Revolution in Home Appliances

Season 1 - Episode 13

Megavolt gets zapped with his new invention, which lets him turn regular Home Appliances into living things. He soon controls a barber chair, a refridgerator, a guitar, and a tv. Now Darkwing Duck has to stop them before they take over.

star 8.15
20 votes
You Sweat Your Life

#12 - You Sweat Your Life

Season 1 - Episode 18

Darkwing goes undercover at a health spa to root out a pair of workers responsible for a museum break in. To his dismay, Herb and Binkie Muddlefoot tag along. The health spa owner, Jock, has discovered the formula for a fountain of youth. The last ingredient he needs is a feather from a true hero.

star 8.12
17 votes
Directors: Bob Hathcock
Twin Beaks

#13 - Twin Beaks

Season 1 - Episode 44

When Honker's parents go missing, all clues point to the mysterious Twin Beaks. A mutated alien race of cabbages have begun their conquest of Earth from this unseemly town.

star 8.09
11 votes
Darkly Dawns the Duck (2)

#14 - Darkly Dawns the Duck (2)

Season 1 - Episode 2

Under Darkwing's care, Gosalyn ends up revealing the ramrod arming code in the form of a lullabye her Grandfather used to sing. But a newly escaped Taurus Bulba lures Darkwing out into the opening to both find his secret lair and turn him over to the police. Launchpad, Darkwing's biggest fan springs him loose, becoming his new sidekick at the helm of his fanmade superhero jet - the Thunderquack. They race to Bulba's flying base of operations for a final climactic showdown which ends in a shattering explosion around both Darkwing and Taurus. Later, a bruised and battered Drake Mallard (aka DW) arrives at Gosalyn's orphanage to adopt her.

star 8.05
105 votes
Directors: Alan Zaslove
Hush, Hush Sweet Charlatan

#15 - Hush, Hush Sweet Charlatan

Season 1 - Episode 15

Darkwing Duck investigates the production of movie, which is plagued by accidents and is being directed by none other than Tuskernini, who has abandoned his life of crime for the cinema. But what happened to the space aliens?

star 8.00
14 votes
Directors: Ken Kessel
Duck Blind

#16 - Duck Blind

Season 1 - Episode 8

Darkwing falls afoul of Megavolt and comes out blind. Undaunted, DW tries to keep going using a few inventive gadgets, but Gosalyn, Honker and Lauchpad almost get killed because of him. Sunk in a black funk, Gosalyn and the gang plan to nab Megavolt themselves, but get caught by Megavolt instead.

star 7.95
37 votes
Directors: Ken Kessel
Bearskin Thug

#17 - Bearskin Thug

Season 1 - Episode 17

Drake takes Gosalyn on a camping trip in order to teach her about the great outdoors. The national park has been evacuated due to a monstrous bear that has been attacking both campers and wildlife alike.

star 7.94
17 votes
Dirty Money

#18 - Dirty Money

Season 1 - Episode 7

Someone is stealing all the money in Saint Canard by erasing all the ink on the money and leaving it nothing but worthless paper to write on. Darkwing volunteers to help solve the mystery but SHUSH Agent Grizlicoff doesn't trust him. Darkwing discovers that the thief is Amonia Pine, who used be a cleaing maid until some dangerous chemicals caused her to be obsessed with cleaning.

star 7.93
42 votes
Beauty and the Beet

#19 - Beauty and the Beet

Season 1 - Episode 3

Reginald Bushroot, plant scientist, only wants to make the world a better place to live, but his colleagues mock his passion for plants. When he subjects himself to his own experiments, he becomes a half-plant, half-duck 'Doctor Doolittle of the Plant World,' and it's time to get even with his tormentors.

star 7.92
92 votes
Directors: Alan Zaslove
Getting Antsy

#20 - Getting Antsy

Season 1 - Episode 4

The owner of the local mini-golf, Lilliput, has invented a helmet that allows him to communicate with ants. He then uses a shrink ray to shrink the buildings and landmarks of St. Canard, using the ants to haul the now-shrunk buildings back to the mini-golf, where thay become part of the course. When DW discovers his secret, Lilliput shrinks him down a tiny size, smaller than an ant. DW now has to foil the villain's plot, and get back to normal.

star 7.89
74 votes
Directors: Alan Zaslove
Easy Come, Easy Grows

#21 - Easy Come, Easy Grows

Season 1 - Episode 12

Darkwing investigates a case in which money disappearing along with the bank vaults!

star 7.89
18 votes
Night of the Living Spud

#22 - Night of the Living Spud

Season 1 - Episode 5

Dr. Bushroot, trying to grow a wife for himself, accidentally creates a vampire potato. The Muddlefoot's go camping with Gosalyn hoping to capture a mysterious monster - ""Webfoot"". Darkwing and Launchpad track Bushroot into the country, where a strange truck driver named Duane tells them about the giant potato. Darkwing think's Duane is just crazy and doesn't listen, but when a bunch of hicks at a diner think DW is the vampire and try to kill him, DW has to prove he isn't one. As all this is happening, the vampire potato has turned Launchpad, Herb, Binkie, and Tank into zombies. Honker and Gosalyn finally convince DW that the vampire is real, but before he can kill it, Bushroot shows up to ""save"" his bride. Eventually, DW follows some advise Duane gave him and the potato is defeated, the zombies are returned to normal, and Bushroot threatens revenge.

star 7.89
53 votes
Darkly Dawns the Duck (1)

#23 - Darkly Dawns the Duck (1)

Season 1 - Episode 1

Darkwing Duck is a little known crime fighter dying for a big break, and the publicity that goes with it. Yet when he gets on the trail of the infamous Taurus Bulba's latest scheme he gets into more trouble than he expected. Bulba has masterminded a scheme from within prison revolving around a powerful invention - the Waddlemeyer Ramrod, but is missing the arming code. Darkwing foils an attempt to kidnap the only living relative of the late inventor of the Ramrod, an orphan named Gosalyn.

star 7.84
201 votes
Directors: Alan Zaslove
Heavy Mental

#24 - Heavy Mental

Season 1 - Episode 37

Launchpad gains psychic powers, but has trouble controlling them. F.O.W.L. agent, Major Synapse, steals S.H.U.S.H.'s Nora Ray, and uses it on his underlings to give them super brain powers.

star 7.80
10 votes
Water Way to Go

#25 - Water Way to Go

Season 1 - Episode 10

SHUSH has given Darkwing Duck a simple case: Travel to Oilrabia and stop Steelbeak's schemes to steal their oil. Steelbeak's plan: flooding the place with his weather machine and attacking by sea. Darkwing's big problem: He picked THIS day to let Launchpad assume role as hero and be a sidekick himself.

star 7.79
29 votes