* AwesomeMusic: Man, that opening is GREAT!
* FanonDiscontinuity: Thanks in no small part to incompatibility with WesternAnimation/DuckTales , the CarlBarks and DonRosa comics (though it could be argued this is an AlternateContinuity and not meant to be), and the overall different tone of the show from what came before (though that ''is'' the point of the show).
** Interestingly, the ''WesternAnimation/QuackPack'' version of the nephews actually made a short appearance in in either PKNA or Pikappa, tying that series together with this one (it was also their only appearance).
* GermansLoveDavidHasselhoff: This show's quite popular in Europe.
* NightmareFuel: Donald's malfunctioning video game from "All Hands on Duck".
** Also Donald as the Duck of Doom when he grows large. ([[PunctuatedForEmphasis "CLEAN! YOUR! ROOM!"]]) An oddly (and perhaps unintentionally) frightening part of an otherwise farcical episode.
** The Tasty Paste [[AttackOfTheFiftyFootWhatever monster]].
* OlderThanTheyThink: Donald has interacted with human characters before in [[ClassicDisneyShorts classic shorts]] like "The Autograph Hound" and "Duck Pimples". Furthermore, Carl Barks had wanted to put humans in his Donald comics; the {{Dogface}} extras were a compromise forced upon him by ExecutiveMeddling.
* SoOkayItsAverage: For people who looked beyond the Ducktales comparison and did give it a chance. It's not a mind-blowing show but it is pretty fun and nice to see Donald actually hanging out with his nephews once more (he only had a cameo in Ducktales).
* WereStillRelevantDammit: How most fans usually see the show, though a majority of them are hardcore Ducktales fans who didn't like the changes.