The BEST Episodes of DuckTales
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Apr 21, 2021
Network: Disney Channel
When Donald Duck decides to join the Navy, he leaves his nephews, Huey, Dewey and Louie, in the care of his cantankerous Uncle Scrooge. He is an eccentric and miserly billionare who loves to literally swim in his money that is held in his corporate headquarters/vault known as the Money Bin. While the initial meeting was less than pleasant, events soon have them, along with a newly hired nanny, her daughter and Scrooge's stupid but skilled pilot, on countless adventures as the group goes around the world looking for treasure, or defending Scrooge's current assets from enemies like the Beagle Boys or Magica De Spell.
#1 - Once Upon a Dime
Season 1 - Episode 61 - Aired Dec 24, 1987
Scrooge tells the story of how his Number One Dime got his fortune started.
#2 - Maid of the Myth
Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired Oct 12, 1987
Mrs. Beakley is abducted by Vikings and it is up to Scrooge and the others to rescue her.
#3 - Treasure of the Golden Suns (4) - Cold Duck
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Sep 18, 1987
The nephews, Webby, and Mrs. Beakley find themselves joining Scrooge in his adventure as he looks for the second half of the treasure map in Antarctica.
#4 - Pearl of Wisdom
Season 1 - Episode 25 - Aired Oct 16, 1987
Scrooge learns that a pearl he bought will grant him infinite wisdom once he takes it back to its homeland.
#5 - The Uncrashable Hindentanic
Season 1 - Episode 57 - Aired Dec 8, 1987
Scrooge makes a bet with Glomgold that he can make money off a blimp called the Hindentanic.
#6 - Treasure of the Golden Suns (1) - Don't Give up the Ship
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 18, 1987
The introduction of the series, as Donald Duck joins the Navy and sends Huey, Dewey, and Louie off to live with their uncle Scrooge McDuck. Meanwhile, a mysterious man named El Capitán busts the Beagle Boys out of jail in order for them to help him steal an awkward treasure map in Scrooge's possession.
#7 - Treasure of the Golden Suns (2) - Wronguay in Ronguay
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 18, 1987
After foiling the Beagle Boys, Scrooge and his nephews decipher the strange marking on the map, which leads to a sunken treasure ship in Ronguay. However, Flintheart Glomgold and El Capitán are out to stop them at every turn.
#8 - The Big Flub
Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 7, 1989
Fenton shoots a series of test commercials, but mistakingly creates demand for a nonexistant product. In desperation, he uses a new bubble gum invented by Gyro, who has not had time to test for side effects.
#9 - Duck to the Future
Season 1 - Episode 52 - Aired Dec 1, 1987
Magica sends Scrooge into the future, where she has stolen his Number One Dime and taken over his company.
#10 - Time is Money (5) - Ali Bubba's Cave
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 24, 1988
As Scrooge, the nephews, and Launchpad try to find a way to pay Glomgold for the aforementioned island, Bubba & Tootsie, having now returned to the past, feel lonely and try to return to the present.
#11 - Catch as Cash Can (1) - A Drain on the Economy
Season 1 - Episode 36 - Aired Nov 2, 1987
Scrooge and Glomgold compete in a contest where the winner, being the world's richest duck, becomes the sales broker for a new fruit from Macaroon that works like a flashlight. First, though, Scrooge must keep his fortune away from the Beagle Boys.
#12 - Metal Attraction
Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 2, 1989
A robot maid built by Gyro falls in love with GizmoDuck.
#13 - Treasure of the Golden Suns (5) - Too Much of a Gold Thing
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Sep 18, 1987
Scrooge develops gold fever as he and the gang make their way to the Valley of the Golden Suns, all the while pursued by El Capitán.
#14 - Treasure of the Golden Suns (3) - Three Ducks of the Condor
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 18, 1987
Upon finding out of the Valley of the Golden Suns, Scrooge begins an expedition to find the treasure therein, starting with finding the map that leads to it. First, he must get one half of the map from High Golden Sun Priest Joaquin Slowly.
#15 - The Unbreakable Bin
Season 3 - Episode 15 - Aired Nov 15, 1989
Scrooge acquires a special glass from Gyro that makes the Money Bin invulnerable to attack.
#16 - Dime Enough for Luck
Season 1 - Episode 55 - Aired Dec 4, 1987
Magica tricks Gladstone Gander into stealing the Number One Dime for her, and as a result, he is then cursed with bad luck.
#17 - Scrooge's Pet
Season 1 - Episode 35 - Aired Oct 30, 1987
Scrooge loses the new combination for his vault to a lemming.
#18 - Back to the Klondike
Season 1 - Episode 33 - Aired Oct 28, 1987
Scrooge takes the kids to the Klondike, where he met an old flame, Glittering Goldie.
#19 - Time is Money (1) - Marking Time
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Nov 24, 1988
Scrooge buys one of Glomgold's islands, wherein houses a diamond mine. Upon finding out, Glomgold has the diamond mine blown away from the island. Scrooge, Launchpad, and the nephews then go back in time to try to prevent the explosion, but end up going 1 million years back, where they meet Bubba the Caveduck and his pet Triceratops, Tootsie.
#20 - Earth Quack
Season 1 - Episode 29 - Aired Oct 22, 1987
Scrooge and the boys discover that the games of an underground civilization are causing earthquakes directly under the Money Bin.
#21 - Duck in the Iron Mask
Season 1 - Episode 56 - Aired Dec 7, 1987
Scrooge and the boys take a trip to visit an old friend of his, Count Roy. However, unknown to Scrooge, Roy's evil twin Ray rules Roy's kingdom with an iron fist.
#22 - Home Sweet Homer
Season 1 - Episode 30 - Aired Oct 23, 1987
Circe, a sorceress from the past transports Scrooge and the boys back to time of Ancient Greece, where they meet up with Homer.
#23 - The Golden Goose (2)
Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 28, 1990
Scrooge, Launchpad, Dijon, and Poupon try to retrieve the Golden Goose from Glomgold and the Beagles before it can set off its transformations that can bring forth the end of the world.
#24 - Top Duck
Season 1 - Episode 24 - Aired Oct 15, 1987
Launchpad's family comes to visit while the Beagle Boys eye Scrooge's new jet so that they can use it to pilfer his Money Bin.
#25 - Launchpad's First Crash
Season 1 - Episode 54 - Aired Dec 3, 1987
Scrooge and Launchpad reminisce on how they first met.