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* ChromaticArrangement: The color scheme is carried over from the comics. The personality traits associated with the colors are shifted around between Huey (red) and Dewey (blue), as Huey is the smart and uptight one and Dewey is the bold and adventurous one (as well as the most often featured triplet). Louie fits his color stereotype to a T with his lazy, laid-back and cunning attitude, though.


* BigBadEnsemble: The four main recurring antagonists are Flintheart Glomgold, who's constantly trying to bury Scrooge and plotting to ''kill him'', Mark Beaks, a hipster CorruptCorporateExecutive, Ma Beagle, a crime boss who wants to steal the deed to Duckburg from Scrooge, and Magica De Spell, who is plotting to steal Scrooge's #1 Dime.

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* BigBadEnsemble: The four main recurring antagonists are Flintheart Glomgold, who's constantly trying to bury Scrooge and plotting to ''kill him'', him''; Mark Beaks, a hipster CorruptCorporateExecutive, CorruptCorporateExecutive; Ma Beagle, a crime boss matriarch of the Beagle Boys who wants to steal the deed to Duckburg from Scrooge, Scrooge; and Magica De Spell, who is plotting to steal Scrooge's #1 Dime.


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* RunningGag: Gyro Gearloose will try to get a Pep soda out of the dispensing machine, but will always have some sort of trouble, despite being a supposed technological genius.


* BigBadEnsemble: The leading three main antagonists are Flintheart Glomgold, who's constantly trying to bury Scrooge and plotting to ''kill him'', Mark Beaks, a hipster CorruptCorporateExecutive, and Magica De Spell, who is plotting to steal Scrooge's #1 Dime.

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* BigBadEnsemble: The leading three four main recurring antagonists are Flintheart Glomgold, who's constantly trying to bury Scrooge and plotting to ''kill him'', Mark Beaks, a hipster CorruptCorporateExecutive, Ma Beagle, a crime boss who wants to steal the deed to Duckburg from Scrooge, and Magica De Spell, who is plotting to steal Scrooge's #1 Dime.

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* NonMammalMammaries: Many adult female bird characters, such as Mrs. Beakley, Goldie O'Gilt and Roxanne Featherly, have a human-like body shape complete with breasts.

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* BigBadEnsemble: The leading three main antagonists are Flintheart Glomgold, who's constantly trying to bury Scrooge and plotting to ''kill him'', Mark Beaks, a hipster CorruptCorporateExecutive, and Magica De Spell, who is plotting to steal Scrooge's #1 Dime.

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* HatsOffToTheDead: In the episode "The Golden Lagoon of White Agony Plains", Scrooge tearfully takes off his hat when he thinks Goldie has just plummeted to her death into boiling molten gold. This immediately [[MoodWhiplash allows Glomgold to]] [[GoneHorriblyWrong knock him out with a pickaxe to the head and capture him]].


* NoHuggingNoKissing: WordOfGod has it that Webby will not have any romantic interest in any of the triplets, or vice versa.

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WordOfGod has it that Webby will not have any romantic interest in any of the triplets, or vice versa.versa.
** Averted with Scrooge and Goldie, who have a very strong sexual tension between them and are very comfortable with touching each other.


** "From the Confidential Casefiles of Agent 22!" introduces Black Heron. In that same episode, a northern cardinal is seen flying past [=McDuck=] Manor.

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** "From the Confidential Casefiles of Agent 22!" introduces [[ADogNamedDog Black Heron.Heron]]. In that same episode, a northern cardinal is seen flying past [=McDuck=] Manor.


** "From the Confidential Casefiles of Agent 22!" introduces Black Heron.

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** "From the Confidential Casefiles of Agent 22!" introduces Black Heron. In that same episode, a northern cardinal is seen flying past [=McDuck=] Manor.


** Dewey's shows that his first instinct is to touch anything shiny or fancy, which immediately gets him (or others) into trouble.

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** Dewey's Louie's shows that his first instinct is to touch anything shiny or fancy, which immediately gets him (or others) into trouble.



* HeroOfAnotherStory: Launchpad in "The House of the Lucky Gander!" doesn't stay with the family, but instead goes to find his girlfriend Zee in Macaw. By the end of the episode, he returns in armor with many arrows sticking out of him, an EyePatchOfPower and a panda cub clinging to his back.

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* HeroOfAnotherStory: Launchpad in "The House of the Lucky Gander!" doesn't stay with the family, but instead goes to find his girlfriend Zee Ziyi in Macaw. By the end of the episode, he returns in armor with many arrows sticking out of him, an EyePatchOfPower and a panda cub clinging to his back.


* MythologyGag: The opening of "Beware the B.U.D.D.Y System" starts off with Dewey watching a scene involving ''WesternAnimation/DarkwingDuck'' facing off against Quackerjack, Megavolt, and the Liquidator; Launchpad, who was Darkwing's sidekick, comes over and tells Dewey that real heroes don't need high-tech gadgets or safety precautions.

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The opening of "Beware the B.U.D.D.Y System" starts off with Dewey watching a scene involving ''WesternAnimation/DarkwingDuck'' facing off against Quackerjack, Megavolt, and the Liquidator; Launchpad, who was Darkwing's sidekick, comes over and tells Dewey that real heroes don't need high-tech gadgets or safety precautions.precautions.
** Another to Darkwing in "From the Confidential Casefiles of Agent 22!": A SHUSH agent who is heavy on protocol (Grizzlikof and Beakley) proves less effective than the hero, who relies more on improvisation (Darkwing and Scrooge).

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---> '''Hack:''' But I thought employees were greatest treasure of all!

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** At first, at least. By the end of ''From the Confidential Casefiles of Number 22!'', Scrooge asks her to call him Uncle Scrooge.


** In " The Living Mummies of Toth-Ra", [[GravityFalls Bill Cipher]] appears as a hieroglyph, albeit green to reference his original concept design. [[FridgeBrilliance Makes a bit of sense]] to reference him as a [[IncrediblyLamePun dollar Bill]] in a show about Scrooge [=McDuck=].

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** In " The Living Mummies of Toth-Ra", [[GravityFalls [[WesternAnimation/GravityFalls Bill Cipher]] appears as a hieroglyph, albeit green to reference his original concept design. [[FridgeBrilliance Makes a bit of sense]] to reference him as a [[IncrediblyLamePun dollar Bill]] in a show about Scrooge [=McDuck=]. An image of him also appears in the notes Fenton makes for Launchpad in "Beware the B.U.D.D.Y. System!".


** Mrs. Beakley appears to be this, given her HeroicBuild. In the intro, she lifts all the nephews and Webby, to protect them from Scrooge's RoguesGallery, without breaking a sweat, and even seems ready to fight them before the plane crashes into the title. In her introductory short, she's shown to casually ''suck up a BedsheetGhost in her vacuum cleaner'', an act that would cause the original Beakley to pass out in fear.

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** Mrs. Beakley appears to be this, Beakley, given her HeroicBuild.HeroicBuild and [[spoiler:her history as a spy]]. In the intro, she lifts all the nephews and Webby, to protect them from Scrooge's RoguesGallery, without breaking a sweat, and even seems ready to fight them before the plane crashes into the title. In her introductory short, she's shown to casually ''suck up a BedsheetGhost in her vacuum cleaner'', an act that would cause the original Beakley to pass out in fear. Given her age, though, she's most likely a RetiredBadass at this point.



** We could probably go on and on about the small changes-- but one big change is that in this continuity, Huey is the only one of the triplets to be a Junior Woodchuck scout. He carries a pocket-sized copy of the Guidebook under his hat.

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** We could probably go on and on about the small changes-- but one big change is that in this continuity, Huey is the only one of the triplets to be a an active Junior Woodchuck scout. He carries a pocket-sized copy of the Guidebook under his hat.



** Doofus goes from a friend and fellow Junior Woodchuck to the triplets to a SpoiledRich brat who Louie wants to hobnob with.



* AdaptationalVillainy: Although Glomgold was certainly corrupt and a rival to Scrooge in the original cartoon, his schemes rarely involved outright murder attempts. In the new series, he doesn't hesitate at the thought of [[spoiler: killing Scrooge, Launchpad, Donald, four children, and even his own henchmen]] once he has what he's after. A later episode has him decide to kill Beaks, just because the guy was annoying for about five minutes, and tries to off Scrooge in the process. Scrooge implies that Glomgold is constantly trying (and failing) to kill him. This is in line with how Glomgold was in the comics, however.

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* AdaptationalVillainy: Although Glomgold was certainly corrupt and a rival to Scrooge in the original cartoon, his schemes rarely involved outright murder attempts. In the new series, he doesn't hesitate at the thought of [[spoiler: killing [[spoiler:killing Scrooge, Launchpad, Donald, four children, and even his own henchmen]] once he has what he's after. A later episode has him decide to kill Beaks, just because the guy was annoying for about five minutes, and tries to off Scrooge in the process. Scrooge implies that Glomgold is constantly trying (and failing) to kill him. This is in line with how Glomgold was in the comics, however.



** Mrs. Beakley is appalled when she learns her granddaughter has come on the rescue mission, feeling it far too dangerous for her.



** Subverted in "The Impossible Summit of Mount Neverrest!" where no yeti shows up but is still referenced (Launchpad mistaking a big, hairy guy for a yeti).

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** Subverted in "The Impossible Summit of Mount Neverrest!" where no yeti shows up but is still referenced (Launchpad mistaking a big, hairy guy pig-man for a yeti).



* BlackComedy: Jokes revolving around murder and death are surprisingly commonplace

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** The writing in the temple from "The Spear of Selene!" is written in Greek with more or less correct grammar.
* BlackComedy: Jokes revolving around murder and death are surprisingly commonplace commonplace.



* CanonWelding: In the pilot, there are mentions of [[{{WesternAnimation/Talespin}} Cape Suzette]], [[WesternAnimation/GoofTroop Spoonerville]], and [[WesternAnimation/DarkwingDuck Saint Canard]], confirming the CanonWelding of the old continuities in ''ComicBook/TheLegendOfTheChaosGod'' carried over into the new timeline.

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* CanonWelding: In the pilot, there are mentions of [[{{WesternAnimation/Talespin}} Cape Suzette]], [[WesternAnimation/GoofTroop Spoonerville]], and [[WesternAnimation/DarkwingDuck Saint Canard]], confirming the CanonWelding of the old continuities in ''ComicBook/TheLegendOfTheChaosGod'' carried over into the new timeline. "From the Casefiles of Agent 22!" further welds the ''Disney Afternoon'' timeblock with references to the Gummi Bears and a future episode involving sky pirates.

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