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Season 1 1987 - 1988

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  • 1987-09-18T04:00:00Z on Syndication
  • 25 mins
  • 23 hours, 53 mins (65 episodes)
  • United States
  • English
  • Animation, Mystery, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Family
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65 episodes

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

1x06 Send in the Clones

  • 1987-09-21T04:00:00Z — 22 mins

Magica DeSpell gets the Beagle Boys to help her steal the Number One Dime, disguising them as the nephews.

1x07 Sphinx for the Memories

  • 1987-09-22T04:00:00Z — 25 mins

An ancient Egyptian civilization abducts Donald so that he can host a spirit of a Pharaoh.

Gyro's props for a science fiction television show accidentally launch the cast into space, and Launchpad becomes the hero when it is realized that he is the only real pilot on board.

1x09 Armstrong

  • 1987-09-24T04:00:00Z — 22 mins

Gyro presents the McDuck household with a robot named Armstrong to do their work for them. However, the robot decides it would rather work for itself.

1x10 Robot Robbers

  • 1987-09-25T04:00:00Z — 22 mins

After the incident with Armstrong, Gyro builds giant human-operated robots for Glomgold, only to have them be stolen and operated by Ma Beagle and the Beagle Boys.

1x11 Magica's Shadow War

  • 1987-09-28T04:00:00Z — 22 mins

Magica's plot to steal the Number One Dime using her own shadow goes awry when her shadow develops a mind of its own.

1x12 Master of the Djinni

  • 1987-09-29T04:00:00Z — 22 mins

Scrooge and Glomgold race for mastership of Aladdin's genie.

1x13 Hotel Strangeduck

  • 1987-09-30T04:00:00Z — 22 mins

Scrooge turns a castle once owned by mad scientist into a hotel, but he doesn't believe that the place is haunted.

Scrooge goes searching for a crown in the Himalayas, which is guarded by a snow beast. Loosely based on the Carl Barks story of the same name.

1x15 Duckman of Aquatraz

  • 1987-10-02T04:00:00Z — 22 mins

Scrooge is framed for stealing a painting from Glomgold's art gallery and sent to Aquatraz.

1x16 The Money Vanishes

  • 1987-10-05T04:00:00Z — 22 mins

The Beagle Boys steal Gyro's handheld teleporter and use it to steal Scrooge's fortune.

1x17 Sir Gyro de Gearloose

  • 1987-10-06T04:00:00Z — 22 mins

Gyro, tired of being looked upon as a "gadget man", invents a time machine and uses it to go back in time to the Middle Ages.

1x18 Dinosaur Ducks

  • 1987-10-07T04:00:00Z — 22 mins

Scrooge and Launchpad explore a land where dinosaurs still live, but the kids tag along against Scrooge's directions to the contrary.

1x19 Hero for Hire

  • 1987-10-08T04:00:00Z — 22 mins

After being fired by Scrooge, Launchpad is tricked by the Beagle Boys into performing a series of bank robberies disguised as movie scenes.

1x20 Superdoo!

  • 1987-10-09T04:00:00Z — 22 mins

Having a hard time at camp, Doofus accidentally finds a stolen alien crystal that grants him numerous super powers.

1x21 Much Ado About Scrooge

  • 1987-10-10T04:00:00Z — 22 mins

Scrooge and the boys track down a lost play by a famed playwright.

1x22 Maid of the Myth

  • 1987-10-12T04:00:00Z — 22 mins

Mrs. Beakley is abducted by Vikings and it is up to Scrooge and the others to rescue her.

1x23 Down & Out in Duckburg

  • 1987-10-13T04:00:00Z — 22 mins

A family debt causes Scrooge to lose his entire fortune, sending his entire family into the poorhouse.

1x24 Top Duck

  • 1987-10-15T04:00:00Z — 22 mins

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.

1x25 Pearl of Wisdom

  • 1987-10-16T04:00:00Z — 22 mins

Scrooge learns that a pearl he bought will grant him infinite wisdom once he takes it back to its homeland.

1x26 The Curse of Castle McDuck

  • 1987-10-19T04:00:00Z — 22 mins

Scrooge, the nephews, and Webby visit Scrooge's ancestral home in Scotland, only to be embroiled in a mystery surrounding Castle McDuck.

1x27 Launchpad's Civil War

  • 1987-10-20T04:00:00Z — 22 mins

When going to Virginia for a Civil War reenactment, Launchpad encounters aged Confederate veterans who once served under his ancestor, who had lost a battle. Meanwhile, Doofus and the nephews learn that a businessman is exploiting the reenactments for financial gain. Launchpad works to avenge his family's honor by rallying the old veterans to a "rematch" of sorts against the reenactors.

1x28 Sweet Duck of Youth

  • 1987-10-21T04:00:00Z — 22 mins

Scrooge and the boys head for Florida in search of the fabled Fountain of Youth.

1x29 Earth Quack

  • 1987-10-22T04:00:00Z — 22 mins

Scrooge and the boys discover that the games of an underground civilization are causing earthquakes directly under the Money Bin.

1x30 Home Sweet Homer

  • 1987-10-23T04:00:00Z — 22 mins

Circe, a sorceress from the past transports Scrooge and the boys back to time of Ancient Greece, where they meet up with Homer.

1x31 Bermuda Triangle Tangle

  • 1987-10-26T05:00:00Z — 22 mins

Scrooge seeks to find out why his ships are disappearing in the Bermuda Triangle.

Scrooge misuses an alien size-shifting device, and accidentally ends up shrinking himself, the boys, and Webby.

1x33 Back to the Klondike

  • 1987-10-28T05:00:00Z — 22 mins

Scrooge takes the kids to the Klondike, where he met an old flame, Glittering Goldie.

1x34 Horse Scents

  • 1987-10-29T05:00:00Z — 22 mins

Webby helps trains a horse for the Kenducky Derby so the owner will have the money to raise it.

1x35 Scrooge's Pet

  • 1987-10-30T05:00:00Z — 22 mins

Scrooge loses the new combination for his vault to a lemming.

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.

As Scrooge tries to deliver his fortune to Macaroon, he experiences an interference in the form of a rogue submarine working for Glomgold.

After dumping his fortune under the sea, Scrooge, along with Launchpad, Gyro, and Doofus, submerges in order to get it out.

Glomgold and the Beagle Boys attempt to make sure Scrooge doesn't win the contest on his way to Macaroon.

1x40 Merit-Time Adventure

  • 1987-11-06T05:00:00Z — 22 mins

The Nephews, Webby, and Doofus attempt to earn a Junior Woodchuck badge in sailing while a sea monster is preying on Scrooge's shipping fleet.

1x41 The Golden Fleecing

  • 1987-11-16T05:00:00Z — 22 mins

After hearing about Launchpad's encounter with several Harpies, Scrooge heads to the Black Sea to seek out the legendary Golden Fleece.

1x42 Ducks of the West

  • 1987-11-17T05:00:00Z — 22 mins

Scrooge and the boys go to Scrooge's oil wells to find out why they ran dry.

1x43 Time Teasers

  • 1987-11-18T05:00:00Z — 22 mins

Gyro invents a watch that allows anyone to move super fast. But the Beagle Boys want to use it so they can steal all of Scrooge's money.

1x44 Back Out in the Outback

  • 1987-11-19T05:00:00Z — 22 mins

Something's attacking Scrooge's sheep and shearing off their wool, so Scrooge heads off for Australia to find out what's going on.

1x45 Raiders of the Lost Harp

  • 1987-11-20T05:00:00Z — 22 mins

Scrooge acquires a magical harp that can determine if someone was lying or not. However, Magica de Spell wants the harp for herself, and so does the harp's guardian.

1x46 The Right Duck

  • 1987-11-23T05:00:00Z — 22 mins

After being fired by Scrooge, Launchpad enters the space program, and accidentally gets sent to Mars.

1x47 Scroogerello

  • 1987-11-24T05:00:00Z — 22 mins

While experiencing a fever, Scrooge has an extended dream sequence parodying the fairy tale of Cinderella, with himself in the titular role.

1x48 Double-O-Duck

  • 1987-11-25T05:00:00Z — 22 mins

Launchpad finds himself masquerading as Bruno Von Beak, an agent for the Foreign Organization of World Larceny.

1x49 Luck o' the Ducks

  • 1987-11-26T05:00:00Z — 22 mins

After finding a leprechaun, Scrooge is led to Ireland, where he believes that he'll find a vast fortune of gold.

1x50 Duckworth's Revolt

  • 1987-11-27T05:00:00Z — 22 mins

After being fired by Scrooge, Duckworth and the boys are abducted by plant aliens and enslaved.

Magica uses a pair of magic mirrors to try to get Scrooge's Number One Dime.

Duckworth coaches the Junior Woodchucks in a baseball game.

1x52 Duck to the Future

  • 1987-12-01T05:00:00Z — 22 mins

Magica sends Scrooge into the future, where she has stolen his Number One Dime and taken over his company.

1x53 Jungle Duck

  • 1987-12-02T05:00:00Z — 22 mins

While accompanying Scrooge in his search for silver, Mrs. Beakley encounters a Tarzan-like character who used to be a boy she helped raise as a nanny.

1x54 Launchpad's First Crash

  • 1987-12-03T05:00:00Z — 22 mins

Scrooge and Launchpad reminisce on how they first met.

1x55 Dime Enough for Luck

  • 1987-12-04T05:00:00Z — 22 mins

Magica tricks Gladstone Gander into stealing the Number One Dime for her, and as a result, he is then cursed with bad luck.

1x56 Duck in the Iron Mask

  • 1987-12-07T05:00:00Z — 22 mins

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.

1x57 The Uncrashable Hindentanic

  • 1987-12-08T05:00:00Z — 22 mins

Scrooge makes a bet with Glomgold that he can make money off a blimp called the Hindentanic.

1x58 The Status Seekers

  • 1987-12-09T05:00:00Z — 22 mins

Seeking respect from other members of Duckburg's elite, Scrooge hunts down a mask he gave away

1x59 Nothing to Fear

  • 1987-12-14T05:00:00Z — 22 mins

Scrooge, the nephews, Doofus, and Duckworth are intimidated by a cloud that generates their worst fears, conjured by Magica.

1x60 Dr. Jekyll & Mr. McDuck

  • 1987-12-23T05:00:00Z — 22 mins

Scrooge becomes a victim of a potion that causes him to be obsessive with giving money away. It is up to his nephews to find an antidote before he stays a big spender forever.

1x61 Once Upon a Dime

  • 1987-12-24T05:00:00Z — 22 mins

Scrooge tells the story of how his Number One Dime got his fortune started.

1x62 Spies in Their Eyes

  • 1987-12-25T05:00:00Z — 22 mins

A hypnotist brainwashes Donald into giving her a remote control device for a submarine that's Scrooge's companies built for the navy.

1x63 All Ducks on Deck

  • 1987-12-30T05:00:00Z — 22 mins

Donald makes up a story about being a hero to the nephews. They stow away in the Navy and try to make him a hero. Meanwhile, The Phantom Blot has a spy infiltrating the Navy while he has Scrooge McDuck and Launchpad McQuack as prisoners on Cat Island after they go to investigate Scrooge's fishing fleet there.

1x64 Ducky Horror Picture Show

  • 1987-12-31T05:00:00Z — 22 mins

Scrooge finances a meeting house, which is then used by a group of horror movie-based monsters.

1x65 Till Nephews Do Us Part

  • 1988-01-01T05:00:00Z — 22 mins

Scrooge is romanced by a billionairess named Millionara Vanderbucks, but as the nephews and Webby find out, she only wants his money.

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