For anyone who grew up in the late ’80s or early ’90s, Disney’s afternoon block of animated shows was where it was at. So, it should come as no surprise that Disney is finally capitalizing off this popularity by giving DuckTales, its flagship animated series, a Disney XD reboot for 2017.
The new series will follow Scrooge McDuck, his curious and mischief-making grandnephews — Huey, Dewey and Louie — and the optimistic yet temperamental Donald Duck as they embark on high-flying adventures worldwide. Other beloved characters slated to be in the new stories are: Duckworth, Gyro Gearloose, Launchpad McQuack, Flintheart Glomgold, Magica DeSpell & Poe, Ma Beagle and the Beagle Boys (Burger Beagle, Bouncer Beagle), Mrs. Beakley and Webbigail Vanderquack.
Part of me wants to be excited about this news, but here’s an idea: Just rerun the old DuckTales. It’s already been scientifically proven that modern kids think the old DuckTales is superior to the crap networks are putting out today.
Secondly, Donald Duck was not a part of the original DuckTales for a reason. That guy has anger issues, and nobody wants him around. We don’t need that rageaholic ruining DuckTales.