- Author's Saving Throw: Even those who don't like the show have otherwise complimented it for, at the very least, showing Donald interacting with his nephews more than he had in DuckTales.
- Awesome Music: That rockin' Pop Punk theme song!
- Bizarro Episode: The episode "All Hands on Duck", which was about Donald Duck being recruited back into the Navy and later fighting a giant bomber drone. Everyone in this episode besides Donald and Daisy is for some reason a Dogface.
- Ensemble Dark Horse: One-shot character Nelly the dragon from the episode "Leader of the Quack" is very popular on DeviantArt, at least among fans of chubby cartoon characters.
- Fanon Discontinuity: Thanks in no small part to incompatibility with DuckTales, the Carl Barks and Don Rosa comics, and the overall different tone of the show from what came before. The House of Mouse versions of them also occasionally dress as they did in this series as a Mythology Gag. Interestingly, the Quack Pack version of the nephews actually made a short appearance in either PKNA or Pikappa, tying that series together with this one (it was also their only appearance in the comic).
- Germans Love David Hasselhoff: This show's quite popular in Europe.
- Harsher in Hindsight: It's bad enough when one episode has the trio becoming the new CEOs of a company that sells addictive snacks, much to Donald's sadness. But then you read some of the Disney Ducks Comic Universe and realize that Donald's family had been broken apart by greed before. Then it becomes downright heartbreaking knowing he's not just sad that he's losing his nephews; he's reliving a sad memory from his childhood.
- Hilarious in Hindsight:
- The show's efforts to make Huey, Dewey, and Louie more distinguishable by making them less identical to one another and giving them separate voice actors, since that is also what is done with the triplets in DuckTales (2017), to much more positive reception.
- The presence of human characters in Legend of the Three Caballeros has been cited by Frank Agones as a similarity that show has to this one to the exclusion of virtually all Disney duck media (though its not entirely accurate, since the "humans" in Legend of the Three Caballeros are gods and extraterrestrial mummies).
- Older Than They Think: Donald has interacted with human characters before in classic shorts like "The Autograph Hound", "Duck Pimples", and "Donald's Dilemma", not to mention the various World War II cartoons. Furthermore, Carl Barks had wanted to put humans in his Donald comics; the Dogface extras were a compromise forced upon him by Executive Meddling.
- Popular with Furries:
- The triplets and Daisy have their fans.
- Nelly from "Leader of the Quack" has a following amongst scalies.
- Snark Bait: Many Disney fans consider the show as this, given it chose to be outlandish and try too hard to be cool, while also focusing more on the nephews who Took a Level in Jerkass than on Donald. For a great case of snark employment, there's this collection of recaps.
- So Okay, It's Average: Those who don't hate the show generally feel that it's otherwise okay. If nothing else, it's a pleasant bit of '90s cartoon nostalgia.
- We're Still Relevant, Dammit!: The biggest complaint of the show when it first aired. Aside from being drastically different in tone from previous incarnations of the Disney duck characters, the particular tone it chose was, to put it nicely, painfully contemporary (and thanks to Animation Lead Time, it was already dated when it aired).
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