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** In "Hush, Hush Sweet Charlitan", Darkwing fantasizes about being a movie star and then shoots down the thought, telling himself, "You're a hero, not a movie star. Of course, there's no law that says I can't be both." Come the aforementioned "The Duck Knight Returns!", [[spoiler:the reboot version of Drake Mallard is the star of an attempted ''Darkwing Duck'' movie who then goes on to become the hero for real.]]

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** In "Hush, Hush Sweet Charlitan", Charlatan", Darkwing fantasizes about being a movie star and then shoots down the thought, telling himself, "You're a hero, not a movie star. Of course, there's no law that says I can't be both." Come the aforementioned "The Duck Knight Returns!", [[spoiler:the reboot version of Drake Mallard is the star of an attempted ''Darkwing Duck'' movie who then goes on to become the hero for real.]]



** In "Going Nowhere Fast", Honker claims a theory that [[BeethovenWasAnAlienSpy Abe Lincoln was a Martian]] as apparent evidence that Albert Einstein was going senile in his later years. Over fifteen years after the episode aired, [[WesternAnimation/AdventureTime a cartoon]] came out that featured Abe Lincoln as the king of Mars.

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** In "Going Nowhere Fast", Honker claims a theory that UsefulNotes/AbrahamLincoln [[BeethovenWasAnAlienSpy Abe Lincoln was a Martian]] as apparent evidence that Albert Einstein UsefulNotes/AlbertEinstein was going senile in his later years. Over fifteen years after the episode aired, [[WesternAnimation/AdventureTime a cartoon]] came out that featured Abe Lincoln as the king of Mars.UsefulNotes/{{Mars}}.

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** In "Going Nowhere Fast", Honker claims a theory that [[BeethovenWasAnAlienSpy Abe Lincoln was a Martian]] as apparent evidence that Albert Einstein was going senile in his later years. Over fifteen years after the episode aired, [[WesternAnimation/AdventureTime a cartoon]] came out that featured Abe Lincoln as the king of Mars.


* CompleteMonster (includes the sequel [[ComicBook/DarkwingDuck comic]]'s original run): [[DiabolicalMastermind Taurus Bulba]], Darkwing's [[GeniusBruiser smartest]] and [[TheDreaded most-feared]] adversary, is introduced serving a 99-year sentence at a high-security prison for several crimes, including the murder of Gosalyn's grandfather. Once he breaks out and destroys the prison he was contained in, Taurus schemes to activate the Waddlemeyer Ramrod in order to destroy buildings and rob banks. To gain the code, Taurus threatens to [[WouldHurtAChild drop Gosalyn off a building]] if Darkwing didn't activate the Ramrod, remarking that she'd "make a nasty stain on the street". Once Darkwing activates the Ramrod, Taurus [[ILied drops Gosalyn anyways]], looking over it with a smug grin. When the Ramrod is damaged, Taurus grabs Darkwing so [[TakingYouWithMe they will both die in the explosion]]. After he was resurrected by [[NebulousEvilOrganisation F.O.W.L.]] as a cyborg, Taurus [[UngratefulBastard shows his gratitude]] by destroying their base and going to work on his own. Returning in the comic, Taurus secretly founds the corporation Quackwerks, creating crimebots to violently stamp out all crime, however minor, in St. Canard and leaving him the secret ruler of the city. Taurus forces his prisoners to guess the code to the Gizmoduck Suit so he can use it, and threatens to make Gosalyn his slave when she gets the suit. After Darkwing interferes, Taurus unleashes weapons on the Quackwerks HQ in order to destroy St. Canard. With no comedic quirks and with no regard for whom he hurts, Taurus Bulba was Darkwing's most feared adversary for a reason.
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* CompleteMonster (includes the sequel [[ComicBook/DarkwingDuck comic]]'s original run): comic]]):
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[[DiabolicalMastermind Taurus Bulba]], Darkwing's [[GeniusBruiser smartest]] smartest and [[TheDreaded most-feared]] most-feared adversary, is introduced [[Recap/DarkwingDuckS1E1DarklyDawnsTheDuck introduced]] serving a 99-year sentence at a high-security prison for several crimes, including the murder of Gosalyn's grandfather. Once he breaks out and destroys the prison he was contained in, Taurus schemes to activate the Waddlemeyer Ramrod in order to destroy buildings and rob banks. To gain the code, Taurus threatens to [[WouldHurtAChild drop Gosalyn off a building]] if Darkwing didn't activate the Ramrod, remarking that she'd "make a nasty stain on the street". Once Darkwing activates the Ramrod, Taurus [[ILied drops Gosalyn anyways]], looking over it with a smug grin. When the Ramrod is damaged, Taurus grabs Darkwing so [[TakingYouWithMe they will both die in the explosion]]. [[Recap/DarkwingDuckS3E5Steerminator After he was resurrected resurrected]] as a cyborg by [[NebulousEvilOrganisation F.O.W.L.]] as a cyborg, ]], Taurus [[UngratefulBastard shows his gratitude]] by destroying their base and going to work on his own. Returning in the comic, Taurus secretly founds the corporation Quackwerks, creating crimebots to violently stamp out all crime, however minor, in St. Canard and leaving him the secret ruler of the city. Taurus forces his prisoners to guess the code to the Gizmoduck Suit so he can use it, and threatens to make Gosalyn his slave when she gets the suit. After Darkwing interferes, Taurus unleashes weapons on the Quackwerks HQ in order to destroy St. Canard. With no comedic quirks and with no regard for whom he hurts, Taurus Bulba was Darkwing's most feared adversary for a reason.
%%Do NOT add Show!Negaduck as per ** [[ArchEnemy Negaduck]] is the cleanup thread.[[EvilCounterpart alternate version]] of Darkwing Duck who rules the [[MirrorUniverse Negaverse]] and proves to be his ultimate evil foil. [[Recap/DarkwingDuckS1E19JustUsJusticeDucks Making his debut]] leading the Fearsome Five and conquering St. Canard, allowing the others to wreak havoc on the city. Negaduck then traps Darkwing's friends in sadistic {{deathtrap}}s and attempts to destroy the city when defeated. Negaduck would return time and time again to threaten the city with destruction and endanger the populous. Negaduck would also [[BadBoss threaten his own subordinates]] and betray them when he saw fit. Returning in the comics, Negaduck [[KickTheDog destroys Quackerjack's Mr. Banana-Brain doll]] and attacks Darkwing at his home. Teaming up with Magica De Spell, Negaduck hatched his most vile scheme: Capturing and brainwashing all of the Darkwing Ducks of the multiverse, he has them attack the citizens of St. Canard, [[FrameUp framing]] the Prime Darkwing for the attacks before unleashing all of them to destroy the city, all while planning on killing all of them after the Prime Darkwing was dead. Returning one last time, Negaduck traps Darkwing inside of St. Canard Penitentiary, giving him thirty minutes to hide before the incarcerated villains hunt him down, only to release them after twenty minutes just for fun. Negaduck then plans to release all of the villains onto St. Canard in a massive crime spree.


** The animation error of Darkwing switching to Negaduck's colors in "Life The Negaverse And Everything" ends predicting an event from episode of ''[[WesternAnimation/DuckTales2017]]'' titled "The Duck Knight Returns!" [[spoiler:when Jim Starling's Darkwing costume switched to Negaduck's colors]].
** In "Hush, Hush Sweet Charlitan", Darkwing fantasizes about being a movie star and then shoots down the thought, telling himself, "You're a hero, not a movie star. Of course, there's no law that says I can't be both." Come the aforementioned "The Dark Knight Returns!", [[spoiler:the reboot version of Drake Mallard is the star of an attempted ''Darkwing Duck'' movie who then goes on to become the hero for real.]]

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** The animation error of Darkwing switching to Negaduck's colors in "Life The Negaverse And Everything" ends predicting an event from episode of ''[[WesternAnimation/DuckTales2017]]'' ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales2017'' titled "The Duck Knight Returns!" [[spoiler:when Jim Starling's Darkwing costume switched to Negaduck's colors]].
** In "Hush, Hush Sweet Charlitan", Darkwing fantasizes about being a movie star and then shoots down the thought, telling himself, "You're a hero, not a movie star. Of course, there's no law that says I can't be both." Come the aforementioned "The Dark Duck Knight Returns!", [[spoiler:the reboot version of Drake Mallard is the star of an attempted ''Darkwing Duck'' movie who then goes on to become the hero for real.]]


** The animation error of Darkwing switching to Negaduck's colors in "Life The Negaverse And Everything" ends predicting an event from episode of [[WesternAnimation/{{DuckTales 2017}} DuckTales (2017)]] titled "The Duck Knight Returns!" [[spoiler:when Jim Starling's Darkwing costume switched to Negaduck's colors]].

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** The animation error of Darkwing switching to Negaduck's colors in "Life The Negaverse And Everything" ends predicting an event from episode of [[WesternAnimation/{{DuckTales 2017}} DuckTales (2017)]] ''[[WesternAnimation/DuckTales2017]]'' titled "The Duck Knight Returns!" [[spoiler:when Jim Starling's Darkwing costume switched to Negaduck's colors]].colors]].
** In "Hush, Hush Sweet Charlitan", Darkwing fantasizes about being a movie star and then shoots down the thought, telling himself, "You're a hero, not a movie star. Of course, there's no law that says I can't be both." Come the aforementioned "The Dark Knight Returns!", [[spoiler:the reboot version of Drake Mallard is the star of an attempted ''Darkwing Duck'' movie who then goes on to become the hero for real.]]


** In 2014, Michael Dante Dimartino and Bryan Konietzko managed to end ''WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfKorra'' with two women falling in love but lamented they couldn't get away with showing two people of the same sex kissing in an American children's cartoon. Tell that to Darkwing and Launchpad in the episode "Ghoul of my Dreams."[[note]]though given Darkwing having been dreaming about Morgana at the time and their reactions afterwards, [[AccidentalKiss it clearly wasn't intentional]] in-universe[[/note]]


* WhatDoYouMeanItsForKids: In "[[Recap/DarkwingDuckS1E18Days of Blunder Days of Blunder]]", Mr. Meekles attempts to commit suicide by drowning himself.

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* WhatDoYouMeanItsForKids: In "[[Recap/DarkwingDuckS1E18Days of Blunder "[[Recap/DarkwingDuckS1E18DaysOfBlunder Days of Blunder]]", Mr. Meekles attempts to commit suicide by drowning himself.

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* WhatDoYouMeanItsForKids: In "[[Recap/DarkwingDuckS1E18Days of Blunder Days of Blunder]]", Mr. Meekles attempts to commit suicide by drowning himself.


* Another intelligent female character would be named "Sarah Bellum" in [[WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls another cartoon that aired seven years later]].

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* ** Another intelligent female character would be named "Sarah Bellum" in [[WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls another cartoon that aired seven years later]].

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* Another intelligent female character would be named "Sarah Bellum" in [[WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls another cartoon that aired seven years later]].


* AlternativeCharacterInterpretation: Is Negaduck [[CompleteMonster a completely evil entity with nothing even resembling a redeeming feature]] or is he just the opposite of Darkwing and so must have a few good points since DW has some bad ones?

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* AlternativeCharacterInterpretation: Is Negaduck [[CompleteMonster a completely evil entity with nothing even resembling a redeeming feature]] feature or is he just the opposite of Darkwing and so must have a few good points since DW has some bad ones?


* AngstWhatAngst: Gosalyn is quite chipper for a little kid whose granddad was murdered before the first episode. Even weirder in issue #4 of the comic book [[spoiler:when everyone confronts Taurus Bulba and she doesn't even ''mention'' her grandpa's death, only that Bulba kidnapped her for the code to his Ramrod machine.]] You'd think it might come up.

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Gosalyn is quite chipper for a little kid whose granddad was murdered before the first episode. Even weirder in issue #4 of the comic book [[spoiler:when everyone confronts Taurus Bulba and she doesn't even ''mention'' her grandpa's death, only that Bulba kidnapped her for the code to his Ramrod machine.]] You'd think it might come up.up.
** In the "Campaign Carnage" arc from the comics, Cattankerous splits the Thunderquack in half when Launchpad rams him with it after he grabs Darkwing. Given that the plane is Launchpad's brainchild, one would think he'd be upset over it being damaged to the point of needing ground-up rebuilding, but it never comes up.


** In "Star-Crossed Circuits", Darkwing gains a mechanical StalkerWithACrush. Given that he already has a girlfriend (who knows magic), one would think it would at least come up, even if it didn't turn into a [[ManVersusMachine Woman vs. Machine]] battle over Darkwing's affections.

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** In "Star-Crossed Circuits", "[[Recap/DarkwingDuckS3E4StarCrossedCircuits Star-Crossed Circuits]]", Darkwing gains a mechanical StalkerWithACrush. Given that he already has a girlfriend (who knows magic), one would think it would at least come up, even if it didn't turn into a [[ManVersusMachine Woman vs. Machine]] battle over Darkwing's affections.


* CompleteMonster (includes the sequel [[ComicBook/DarkwingDuck comic]]):
** [[DiabolicalMastermind Taurus Bulba]], Darkwing's [[GeniusBruiser smartest]] and [[TheDreaded most-feared]] adversary, is introduced serving a 99-year sentence at a high-security prison for several crimes, including the murder of Gosalyn's grandfather. Once he breaks out and destroys the prison he was contained in, Taurus schemes to activate the Waddlemeyer Ramrod in order to destroy buildings and rob banks. To gain the code, Taurus threatens to [[WouldHurtAChild drop Gosalyn off a building]] if Darkwing didn't activate the Ramrod, remarking that she'd "make a nasty stain on the street". Once Darkwing activates the Ramrod, Taurus [[ILied drops Gosalyn anyways]], looking over it with a smug grin. When the Ramrod is damaged, Taurus grabs Darkwing so [[TakingYouWithMe they will both die in the explosion]]. After he was resurrected by [[NebulousEvilOrganisation F.O.W.L.]] as a cyborg, Taurus [[UngratefulBastard shows his gratitude]] by destroying their base and going to work on his own. Returning in the comic, Taurus secretly founds the corporation Quackwerks, creating crimebots to violently stamp out all crime, however minor, in St. Canard and leaving him the secret ruler of the city. Taurus forces his prisoners to guess the code to the Gizmoduck Suit so he can use it, and threatens to make Gosalyn his slave when she gets the suit. After Darkwing interferes, Taurus unleashes weapons on the Quackwerks HQ in order to destroy St. Canard. With no comedic quirks and with no regard for whom he hurts, Taurus Bulba was Darkwing's most feared adversary for a reason.
** The comic version of [[ArchEnemy Negaduck]], Darkwing's EvilCounterpart from another dimension, crosses into pure evil in ''Crisis on Infinite Darkwings''. Kidnapping multiple Darkwings and [[BrainwashedAndCrazy mind controlling them into attacking St. Canard city]], Negaduck manipulates [[ComicBook/DisneyDucksComicUniverse Magica De Spell]] to perform the magic required and directs his pawns to cause carnage through the city and ruin Darkwing's reputation. After allowing the rampage, Negaduck allies with the demonic being Paddywhack and merges with it willingly to gain its powers, intending on wiping out the city and his hated rival, intent on leaving no survivors to prove himself "the best" of all worlds.

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* CompleteMonster (includes the sequel [[ComicBook/DarkwingDuck comic]]):
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comic]]'s original run): [[DiabolicalMastermind Taurus Bulba]], Darkwing's [[GeniusBruiser smartest]] and [[TheDreaded most-feared]] adversary, is introduced serving a 99-year sentence at a high-security prison for several crimes, including the murder of Gosalyn's grandfather. Once he breaks out and destroys the prison he was contained in, Taurus schemes to activate the Waddlemeyer Ramrod in order to destroy buildings and rob banks. To gain the code, Taurus threatens to [[WouldHurtAChild drop Gosalyn off a building]] if Darkwing didn't activate the Ramrod, remarking that she'd "make a nasty stain on the street". Once Darkwing activates the Ramrod, Taurus [[ILied drops Gosalyn anyways]], looking over it with a smug grin. When the Ramrod is damaged, Taurus grabs Darkwing so [[TakingYouWithMe they will both die in the explosion]]. After he was resurrected by [[NebulousEvilOrganisation F.O.W.L.]] as a cyborg, Taurus [[UngratefulBastard shows his gratitude]] by destroying their base and going to work on his own. Returning in the comic, Taurus secretly founds the corporation Quackwerks, creating crimebots to violently stamp out all crime, however minor, in St. Canard and leaving him the secret ruler of the city. Taurus forces his prisoners to guess the code to the Gizmoduck Suit so he can use it, and threatens to make Gosalyn his slave when she gets the suit. After Darkwing interferes, Taurus unleashes weapons on the Quackwerks HQ in order to destroy St. Canard. With no comedic quirks and with no regard for whom he hurts, Taurus Bulba was Darkwing's most feared adversary for a reason.
** The comic version of [[ArchEnemy Negaduck]], Darkwing's EvilCounterpart from another dimension, crosses into pure evil in ''Crisis on Infinite Darkwings''. Kidnapping multiple Darkwings and [[BrainwashedAndCrazy mind controlling them into attacking St. Canard city]], Negaduck manipulates [[ComicBook/DisneyDucksComicUniverse Magica De Spell]] to perform the magic required and directs his pawns to cause carnage through the city and ruin Darkwing's reputation. After allowing the rampage, Negaduck allies with the demonic being Paddywhack and merges with it willingly to gain its powers, intending on wiping out the city and his hated rival, intent on leaving no survivors to prove himself "the best" of all worlds.
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