Here’s what happens when actual ducks perform the ‘DuckTales’ theme song

First Animaniacs, now this.


Mike Fenn


Published Sep 9, 2014   Updated May 30, 2021, 3:15 pm CDT

It’s been quite a week for 1990s cartoons. First, voice actor Rob Paulsen proved he could still conjure up Yakko’s musical stylings from Animaniacs. Now, we are seeing the DuckTales theme reimagined with actual ducks.

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In this amazingly adorable YouTube video from the minds at Oh My Disney, the characters of Scrooge McDuck and his nephews Huey, Dewey, and Louie are replaced with real live ducks. The animals manage to execute the rather chaotic opening sequence perfectly—gold coin bath and all.

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See how it compares with the original.

We’re a little surprised the Internet hasn’t recreated the opening sequence to Thundercats with actual felines yet.

H/T Digg | Screengrab via Oh My Disney/YouTube

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*First Published: Sep 9, 2014, 1:09 pm CDT