Darkwing DuckDarkwing Duck
is a Disney cartoon
show that ran from 1991 to 1995 (often inside The Disney Afternoon
), featuring an eponymous superhero
duck with the alter ego Drake Mallard. The series owing much to the tradition of The Shadow,
the only people who know the hero's secret identity
are his adopted daughter Gosalyn Waddlemeyer Mallard
, his sidekick Launchpad McQuack
(originally from Duck Tales
), Gosalyn's best friend Honker Muddlefoot, and in later episodes Darkwing's girlfriend Morgana Macawber.
- Herb and Binkie Muddlefoot (Honker's parents)
- Tank Muddlefoot (Honker's brother)
- J. Gander Hooter (Director of S.H.U.S.H.)
- Dr. Sara Bellum (S.H.U.S.H. Scientist)
- Agent Vladimir Goodenov Grizlikoff (S.H.U.S.H.s Top Agent)
- Gizmo Duck (Launchpad's old friend and Darkwing's rival Super Hero, also originally from Duck Tales)
- Neptunia the Fish Queen
- Steggmutt the Dinosaur
Bad guys include
- Nega Duck (Darkwing's evil counterpart)
- Megavolt (Lord of Electricity)
- Bushroot (Master of Plants)
- QuackerJack (A vicious jester with a weird obsession for toys)
- The Liquidator (a watery villain).
There's also Steelbeak (Chief Agent of F.O.W.L.) his eggmen: Ammonia Pine; Ample Grime; Moliarity; Tuskernini; Dr. Slug; Splatter Phoenix and many others. This show was inspired by two episodes of Duck Tales which include Double O'Duck and The Masked Mallard.
There was also a Darkwing Duck video game released by Capcom.