History NightmareFuel / DuckTales

17th Mar '17 11:11:57 AM HeroGal2347
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** Doofus' nightmare is at first somewhat laughable, involving a banana turning into a monster to prevent him from eating it, but then it quickly gets a LOT less funny, when Doofus' school bully Bully Beagle shows up and threatens him. When Scrooge finds him, [[TheWoobie Doofus cries about how much he hates it when Bully picks on him]].

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** First Doofus' nightmare is at first somewhat laughable, involving a banana turning turns into a monster (with creepy green eyes, red slithering tongue, and and scowling voice provided by none other than Creator/FrankWelker which sounds surprisingly similar to prevent him from eating it, but then it [[Franchise/{{Transformers}} Megatron]]). Then his nightmares quickly gets a LOT less funny, lot more serious, when Doofus' his school bully Bully Beagle shows up and threatens him. When Scrooge finds him, [[TheWoobie Doofus cries about how much he hates it when Bully picks on him]].



* Even the banana monster is somewhat scary, with its creepy green eyes, red slithering tongue, and scowling voice provided by none other than Creator/FrankWelker which sounds surprisingly similar to [[Franchise/{{Transformers}} Megatron]].
* And then there is the teacher of the nephews, an ugly looking (anthropomorphic) vulture with crazy eyes and talon-like finger nails.

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* Even the banana monster is somewhat scary, with its creepy green eyes, red slithering tongue, and scowling voice provided by none other than Creator/FrankWelker which sounds surprisingly similar to [[Franchise/{{Transformers}} Megatron]].
* And then there is the teacher of the nephews, nephews' teacher, Mrs. Quackenbush, an ugly looking (anthropomorphic) vulture with crazy eyes and eyes, talon-like finger nails.nails, and a raspy voice.



* Scrooge's GoldFever -- not in a scream-out-loud fashion, but in a subtler, quietly unsettling one. Scrooge's mania for anything valuable is often just accepted casually or {{played for laughs}}, but this episode ultimately plays it very seriously and draws attention to what severe consequences it could have.

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* Scrooge's GoldFever -- not in a scream-out-loud fashion, but in a subtler, quietly unsettling one. Scrooge's mania for anything valuable is often just accepted casually or {{played for laughs}}, but this episode ultimately plays it very dead seriously and draws attention to what severe consequences it could have.
16th Mar '17 6:58:46 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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* The episode is creepy no doubt, but there wasn't anything in it that sent it into complete nightmare territory... at least up until the point where the shadow of a skeleton comes out and starts ''strangling Uncle Scrooge''. Then he goes limp. Granted, we knew he wasn't dead (he's the hero and this is a Disney story), but the visuals could have fooled the non-GenreSavvy viewer.

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* The episode is creepy no doubt, but there wasn't anything in it that sent it into complete nightmare territory... at least up until the point where the shadow of a skeleton comes out and starts ''strangling Uncle Scrooge''. Then he goes limp. Granted, we knew he wasn't dead (he's the hero and this is a Disney story), but the visuals could have fooled the non-GenreSavvy viewer.
15th Mar '17 6:39:58 PM HeroGal2347
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[[AC: The Golden Fleecing]]
* Scrooge's GoldFever -- not in a scream-out-loud fashion, but in a subtler, quietly unsettling one. Scrooge's mania for anything valuable is often just accepted casually or {{played for laughs}}, but this episode ultimately plays it very seriously and draws attention to what severe consequences it could have.
15th Mar '17 6:08:08 PM HeroGal2347
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** Even more fridge horror: the gold wound up covering nearly the entire world. This means that wherever they were Donald and WesternAnimation/DarkwingDuck wound up getting turned into statues wherever they were as well. They wouldn't even have known what was going on, just that there's a gold wave chasing them and turning everything in its path.
** Not to mention that the Golden Death nearly overtakes the entire world before it's stopped. Scrooge ultimately has to ''throw'' the goose because he can't get there in time. That means that everyone who the viewer has been getting to know and love for the entire show was effectively ''dead'', even if it was only for a moment or two.

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** * Even more fridge horror: the gold wound up covering nearly the entire world. This means that wherever they were Donald and WesternAnimation/DarkwingDuck (and everyone from their corner of the world) wound up getting turned into statues wherever they were as well. They wouldn't even have known what was going on, just that there's a gold wave chasing them and turning everything in its path.
** * Not to mention that the Golden Death nearly overtakes the entire world before it's stopped. Scrooge ultimately has to ''throw'' the goose because he can't get there in time. That means that everyone who the viewer has been getting to know and love for the entire show was effectively ''dead'', even if it was only for a moment or two.
28th Nov '16 6:47:28 PM N1KF
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** Another relatable fear is Huey admitting that he's scared of a video game villain who's one of the illusions terrorizing them. Many of us can remember being afraid of fictional monsters and villains as young children, but we never admitted it because we were afraid our friends would think we were wimps. Hell, video game villains can arguably be worse than ones from TV or movies because you effectively have to confront them yourself as part of the game, even games meant for younger or all-ages audiences. Imagine being a kid and being confronted by, say, Dracula from ''{{Castlevania}}'', Ganon from ''TheLegendOfZelda'', or Darkmatter from ''KirbysDreamLand''.

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** Another relatable fear is Huey admitting that he's scared of a video game villain who's one of the illusions terrorizing them. Many of us can remember being afraid of fictional monsters and villains as young children, but we never admitted it because we were afraid our friends would think we were wimps. Hell, video game villains can arguably be worse than ones from TV or movies because you effectively have to confront them yourself as part of the game, even games meant for younger or all-ages audiences. Imagine being a kid and being confronted by, say, Dracula from ''{{Castlevania}}'', ''Franchise/{{Castlevania}}'', Ganon from ''TheLegendOfZelda'', ''Franchise/TheLegendOfZelda'', or Darkmatter Dark Matter from ''KirbysDreamLand''.''Franchise/{{Kirby}}''.



* The siren, no doubt about it. Three blond, female duck heads sharing a purple, limb-less, flabby body? Check. [[VoiceOfTheLegion Said heads creepily groaning in unison?]] Check. GlowingEyesOfDoom? Check! Said flabby body revealing a [[UncannyValley demented, hideous, deformed, monstrous, enormous face?]] Oh so very, very much.

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* The siren, no doubt about it. Three blond, female duck heads sharing a purple, limb-less, flabby body? Check. Said heads [[VoiceOfTheLegion Said heads creepily groaning in unison?]] unison]]? Check. GlowingEyesOfDoom? Check! Said flabby body revealing a [[UncannyValley demented, hideous, deformed, monstrous, enormous face?]] face]]? Oh so very, very much.
26th Nov '16 7:28:49 PM HeroGal2347
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* Doofus' nightmare is at first somewhat laughable, involving a banana turning into a monster to prevent him from eating it, but then it quickly gets a LOT less funny, when Doofus' school bully Bully Beagle shows up and threatens him. When Scrooge finds him, [[TheWoobie Doofus cries about how much he hates it when Bully picks on him]].
** Even the banana monster is somewhat scary, with its creepy green eyes, red slithering tongue, and scowling voice provided by none other than Creator/FrankWelker which sounds surprisingly similar to [[Franchise/{{Transformers}} Megatron]].

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* Realistic or not, the kids in the audience might relate to some of the boys' fears:
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Doofus' nightmare is at first somewhat laughable, involving a banana turning into a monster to prevent him from eating it, but then it quickly gets a LOT less funny, when Doofus' school bully Bully Beagle shows up and threatens him. When Scrooge finds him, [[TheWoobie Doofus cries about how much he hates it when Bully picks on him]].
** Even the banana monster is somewhat scary, with its creepy green eyes, red slithering tongue, and scowling voice provided by none other than Creator/FrankWelker which sounds surprisingly similar to [[Franchise/{{Transformers}} Megatron]].
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* Even the banana monster is somewhat scary, with its creepy green eyes, red slithering tongue, and scowling voice provided by none other than Creator/FrankWelker which sounds surprisingly similar to [[Franchise/{{Transformers}} Megatron]].
26th Nov '16 6:30:27 PM SilentStranger
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** Another relatable fear is Huey admitting that he's scared of a video game villain who's one of the illusions terrorizing them. Many of us can remember being afraid of fictional monsters and villains as young children, but we never admitted it because we were afraid our friends would think we were wimps. Hell, video game villains can arguably be worse than ones from TV or movies because you effectively have to confront them yourself as part of the game, even games meant for younger or all-ages audiences. Imagine being a kid and being confronted by, say, Dracula from ''{{Castlevania}}'', Ganon from ''TheLegendOfZelda'', or Darkmatter from ''KirbysDreamLand''.
28th Mar '16 5:07:11 PM HeroGal2347
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* The episode is creepy no doubt, but there wasn't anything in it that sent it into complete nightmare territory... at least up until the point where the shadow of a skeleton comes out and starts ''strangling Uncle Scrooge''.

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* The episode is creepy no doubt, but there wasn't anything in it that sent it into complete nightmare territory... at least up until the point where the shadow of a skeleton comes out and starts ''strangling Uncle Scrooge''. Then he goes limp. Granted, we knew he wasn't dead (he's the hero and this is a Disney story), but the visuals could have fooled the non-GenreSavvy viewer.



** Even more fridge horror: the gold wound up covering nearly the entire world. This means that wherever they were Donald and WesternAnimation/DarkwingDuck wound up getting turned into statues wherever they were as well.

to:

** Even more fridge horror: the gold wound up covering nearly the entire world. This means that wherever they were Donald and WesternAnimation/DarkwingDuck wound up getting turned into statues wherever they were as well. They wouldn't even have known what was going on, just that there's a gold wave chasing them and turning everything in its path.
** Not to mention that the Golden Death nearly overtakes the entire world before it's stopped. Scrooge ultimately has to ''throw'' the goose because he can't get there in time. That means that everyone who the viewer has been getting to know and love for the entire show was effectively ''dead'', even if it was only for a moment or two.
8th Feb '16 5:01:58 AM Ingonyama
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* The scene where Mrs. Beakley and Webby are making the bed and suddenly discover the outline of a person under the sheet is genuinely hair-raising since at first there is no sound or movement, or anything to indicate something like that is about to happen. It's just...there.
9th Jan '16 1:14:43 PM HeroGal2347
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[[AC: The Movie]]

* From ''[[WesternAnimation/DuckTalesTheMovieTreasureOfTheLostLamp Treasure Of The Lost Lamp]]'', there's the complete destruction of the Money Bin as it's transformed into Merlock's [[EldritchLocation new personal and terrifying home filled with horn motifs.]] Watching Scrooge's iconic place having horns emerging from the ground and turning it into a completely different location is disturbing.
* Then, there are the nephews and Webby trying to get to safety during the transformation through some stairs and [[AdultFear said stairs begin to get torn apart with the kids inside]].
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