Darkwing Duck
DarkWing Duck is an American
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 animated television series produced by The Walt Disney Company
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 that ran from 1991–1992 on both the syndicated programming block The Disney Afternoon
The Disney Afternoon
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 and Saturday mornings on ABC
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. It featured the eponym
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ous anthropomorphic duck
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 whose alter ego is mild-mannered single parent Drake Mallard. It is the only direct spin-off
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 of DuckTales
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Darkwing Duck is about the adventures of the titular superhero, aided by his sidekick and pilot Launchpad MacQuack.

"Let's get dangerous!"

"Suck gas, Evildoer!" (usually said before firing his trademark gas pistol)

"The worst part of public transportation is the public."

"You'd think criminal masterminds would be more punctual!"

(Drake is dressing as Darkwing for the first time.) "Now all I need is a name: something that with conjure up the fear of a dark moonless night, the speed of an eagle’s wing – something like: The really scary fast thing!"

"Gosalyn, after I wake up, and have my morning cup of coffee, remind me to punish you. Severely."

"No one’s sure just why I flap. Half the police force think I’m a crook, and the other half hate my hat!"

(as Drake) "Let's get decorative!"

"In the Negaverse, there was never a Darkwing Duck to guard the city...(gulps) or a Drake Mallard to be a father, (hugs Negaverse-Gosalyn) so for you, Gosalyn...I'll stay..."

"All right, troops, we get to get you whipped into shape...we've got to be tough...we've got to be smart...we've got to be inventive...and what have we here?"