Darkwing Duck

The WORST episodes of Darkwing Duck

Every episode of Darkwing Duck ever, ranked from worst to best by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The worst 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.

Last Updated: 9/6/2022Network: Disney Channel
Smarter Than a Speeding Bullet
22 votes

#1 - Smarter Than a Speeding Bullet

Season 1 - Episode 27 - Aired 10/11/1991

Comet Guy, failure superhero has come from another planet to retrieve superhero training. Steelbeak directs the theft of masses of rubber to construct a destructive F.O.W.L. device - the F.O.W.L. ball.

Darkwing Doubloon
26 votes

#2 - Darkwing Doubloon

Season 1 - Episode 40 - Aired 11/1/1991

300 years ago, a pirate scourge sailed the seas, striking for truth and justice. That's right, believe it or not, that was a scourge of pirates! Darkwing Doubloon and his crew, Gosalyn, Stegmutt, Launchpad, and Gizmoduck have must battle the alleged pirate Negaduck and the Fearsome Four to keep them from making off with the king's jewels.

Planet of the Capes
23 votes

#3 - Planet of the Capes

Season 1 - Episode 39 - Aired 10/31/1991

Comet Guy returns, and he needs Darkwing to go to his planet to help him.

Cleanliness is Next to Badliness
26 votes

#4 - Cleanliness is Next to Badliness

Season 1 - Episode 26 - Aired 10/10/1991

Steelbeak teams up with agent Amonia Pine to clean out banks for F.O.W.L. Gosalyn starts a Darkwing fan club.

Ghoul of My Dreams
27 votes

#5 - Ghoul of My Dreams

Season 1 - Episode 30 - Aired 10/16/1991

Morgana is using sleep sand to rob the citizens of St. Canard while they sleepwalk. When Darkwing steps in to set things right, he ends up in dreamland. Nodoff, controller of dreamland and supplier of Morgana's sleep sand wants the entire city to snooze, and will see to it that no one gets in his way.

Mutantcy on the Bouncy
23 votes

#6 - Mutantcy on the Bouncy

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired 11/21/1992

Goyslyn working for her school newspaper, covers the three way battle between the Rubber Chicken, Cement-head and Darkwing Duck.

Film Flam
23 votes

#7 - Film Flam

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/14/1991

Tuskernini utilizes a special camera gun to pull characters directly out of the movies and into the real world. As director of a specially crafted criminal force, he takes them out on the town to do his bidding.

U.F. Foe
19 votes

#8 - U.F. Foe

Season 1 - Episode 59 - Aired 11/28/1991

Aliens kidnap Launchpad to make him ruler of the universe.

Fraudcast News
24 votes

#9 - Fraudcast News

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/7/1992

A news reporter wants to film Darkwing Duck on his cases. But she is sick and tired of what darkwing his doing, she thinks it's too boring. So she becomes a vllain for DW to fight so her ratings will go up. But Goyslyn, who idolizes her, has joined her.

Dances with Bigfoot
21 votes

#10 - Dances with Bigfoot

Season 1 - Episode 43 - Aired 11/6/1991

Drake Mallard disappears and it’s up to the Crimson Quackette to find him.

25 votes

#11 - Adopt-a-Con

Season 1 - Episode 31 - Aired 10/21/1991

In this case, Adopt-a-con means the Adopt A Convict Program. The program has sent Tuskernini to Drake's house. DW is sure that Tusker won't reform, even though he acts as if he has. Posing as Bushroot, he takes Launchpad, Gosalyn, And Drake hostages in order to fish out Darkwing. But Drake's already a hostage. How can DW pull out of this one?

28 votes

#12 - Aduckyphobia

Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired 10/7/1991

A mutated spider bite causes Darkwing to grow four extra arms! When this causes hims trouble while trying to catch Moliarty, Darkwing adopts a new super-hero identity... Arachno-duck!

All's Fahrenheit in Love and War
23 votes

#13 - All's Fahrenheit in Love and War

Season 1 - Episode 28 - Aired 10/14/1991

Launchpad and Darkwing are after a strange band of firebugs that have melted down the gold of the city banks. Icy Vanderchill, frozen duck, develops a crush on DW, and dates him, all the while hiding a plot to paint the city in a layer of gold.

Slaves to Fashion
24 votes

#14 - Slaves to Fashion

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/5/1991

Under Binkie Muddlefoot's advice, Drake decides Gosalyn should act more like a ""lady"". Meanwhile, Tuskernini has developed a spray that makes people act the way they are dressed and targets the rich citizens attending the school masquerade party.

My Valentine Ghoul
25 votes

#15 - My Valentine Ghoul

Season 1 - Episode 46 - Aired 11/11/1991

Darkwing’s refusal of Morgana’s suggestion of help, makes her very angry, which Negaduck sees as an opportunity.

Something Fishy
24 votes

#16 - Something Fishy

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/12/1991

A day at the beach gets turned upside down when the gang has to feal with attacks from sea creatures. In comes Neptunia, whom is sick of the pollution that is dumped in the sea and caused her to mutate. She plans revenge by flooding the city of St. Canard!

Clash Reunion
24 votes

#17 - Clash Reunion

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired 11/14/1992

Drake attends his high school reunion, but it turns out that Megavolt was also a member of Drake's class.

Extinct Possibility
27 votes

#18 - Extinct Possibility

Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired 12/5/1992

Darkwing is asked to investigate a mysterious museum find; Darkwing finds himself encased in amber.

The Steerminator
29 votes

#19 - The Steerminator

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/10/1992

F.O.W.L. rebuilds Taurus Bulba into a death machine, hoping to create a new agent from him. Bulba refuses their offer and burns only with the desire to have revenge on Darkwing. To make matters worse, a recent accident has Darkwing in a wheelchair. Can he defeat a new and improved Terminator machine in his condition?

Whiffle While You Work
25 votes

#20 - Whiffle While You Work

Season 1 - Episode 29 - Aired 10/15/1991

Gosalyn and Darkwing are hyped over a video game competition involving the popular ""Whiffle Boy"". However, a toymaker gone insane, Quackerjack, is out to get revenge on the gaming industry that put him out of business.

Slime OK, You're OK
17 votes

#21 - Slime OK, You're OK

Season 1 - Episode 57 - Aired 11/26/1991

Bushroot creates a formula intending to create an intelligent plant friend, and Gosalyn ends up sampling it. Now Darkwing has a limited amount of time to find a cure before Gosalyn, half-slime, half-duck, melts into a pile of goo.

Twitching Channels
22 votes

#22 - Twitching Channels

Season 1 - Episode 42 - Aired 11/5/1991

Megavolt creates a way of transmitting himself as an electrical signal. Darkwing confronts the rat, and both of them get transported to the human universe. Here, the Darkwing Duck cartoon is a big seller, and DW realizes he isn't getting any of the profits. And it seems that there is no way home.

Whirled History
15 votes

#23 - Whirled History

Season 1 - Episode 58 - Aired 11/27/1991

Forced to work on her boring history assignment, Gosalyn dozes off, and begins sleepwalking. She dreams herself with AstroDuck, a television show character, trying to find ""The Fountain Of Knowledge"". While she is learning about famous explorers in her dreams, Megavolt uses her as bait to trap and kill Darkwing in the real world.

A Star is Scorned
18 votes

#24 - A Star is Scorned

Season 1 - Episode 60 - Aired 11/29/1991

Darkwing's TV producer feels that Darkwing's TV show needs a new gimmick in the form of a spin-off character, which might really be Darkwing's replacement.

Hot Spells
23 votes

#25 - Hot Spells

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 10/31/1992

This is the ""lost"" or ""Banned"" episode. It hasn't on tv for years. In this now banned episode, Gosalyn wants magical powers just like Morgana. One thing leads to another, and soon Gos finds a way to get magical powers...by selling Darkwing's soul to the devil!

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