A Fascinating Day In Animation History: Disney’s ‘DuckTales’ (1987 – 1990)

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Premiered: September 18th, 1987

As though my childhood was not awesome enough thanks to the annual mind-blowing feature-length films Disney released, a little thing called the Disney Afternoon came out in 1990 that seriously rocked my after-school world. Featuring four half-hour blocks of cartoons, the Disney Afternoon ran on network television in select markets across the country for seven years and DuckTales, a ground-breaking series for future Disney spinoffs, starring Scrooge McDuck and Donald Duck’s nephews, Huey, Dewey and Louie, ran during the first two seasons. The series enjoyed considerable success and continues to be considered a classic cartoon among animation fans.

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Live Action/CG Hybrid ‘Chip ‘n Dale Rescue Rangers’ in Development at Disney

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Did you ever watch the animated series Chip ‘n Dale Rescue Rangers on either The Disney Afternoon programming block or on Disney Channel? (Now do you have that catchy theme song song running through your head?) According to The Hollywood Reporter, Disney has picked up a pitch for a live action/CG hybrid feature film based on the series.

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