DuckTales is an American animated television series produced by Walt Disney Television Animation. It premiered on September 18, 1987 and ended on November 28, 1990 with a total of four seasons and 100 episodes. An animated theatrical spin-off film based on the series, DuckTales the Movie: Treasure of the Lost Lamp, was released widely in the United States on August 3, 1990.
DuckTales is based on Uncle Scrooge and other Duck universe comic books, created by Carl Barks. The show follows the adventures of Scrooge McDuck and his three grandnephews, Huey, Dewey, and Louie. The series is known for its many references to popular culture, including Shakespeare, Jack the Ripper, Greek mythology, James Bond, Indiana Jones, and Sherlock Holmes.
Time is Money, Part Five: Ali Bubba's Cave Edit
After Scrooge and his Nephews fall into the water, Launchpad comments on how he's lucky that his flight jacket is air tight. He then serves as an avian flotation device to ferry the gang away from a giant prehistoric monster.
The Right Duck Edit
After being fired by Scrooge again, Launchpad enters the space program, and accidentally gets sent to Mars. Worse, Doofus joins him on his trip, the pair accidentally causing the Martians to attack Earth.