Darkwing Duck

Season 1 Episode 15

Hush, Hush Sweet Charlatan

Aired Weekdays 3:30 PM Sep 25, 1991 on ABC
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Episode Summary

Hush, Hush Sweet Charlatan
Darkwing Duck investigates the production of movie, which is plagued by accidents and is being directed by none other than Tuskernini, who has abandoned his life of crime, for the cinema.

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Christine Cavanaugh

Christine Cavanaugh

Gosalyn Mallard

Jim Cummings

Jim Cummings

Darkwing Duck/Drake Mallard, Nega-Duck, Herb Muddlefoot

Terence McGovern

Terence McGovern

Launchpad McQuack

Katie Leigh

Katie Leigh

Honker Muddlefoot

Hal Rayle

Hal Rayle

A. F. Erret

Guest Star

B.J. Ward

B.J. Ward

tour guide/Gloria Swansong

Guest Star

Richard Karron

Richard Karron

Newt Blemmer

Guest Star

Kenneth Mars

Kenneth Mars


Recurring Role

Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


  • TRIVIA (0)

  • QUOTES (4)

    • A.F. Erret: (On the phone) NO, I WILL NOT SELL THE STUDIO FOR TWENTY THOUSAND DOLLARS, AND FORTY-TWO CENTS. (Spots Darkwing Duck propelled right past his window) Twenty thousand and fifty cents? Yes, I'm listening.

    • Darkwing Duck: There's something fishy going on around here, LP. Any picture with Tuskernini in it, has to be rated-D for devious, dangerous and uh....rotten.
      Launchpad: What about demented, dishonest, dreadful?
      Darkwing Duck: DESIST!!!!!!!!

    • Darkwing: I am the hair in the lens of your projector.

    • (Darkwing just ruined the movie take)
      Tuskernini: Cut!
      Darkwing Cut? Oh right, movie.
      Tuskernini: That cursed duck is not in my script!
      Gosalyn: Nice one, Dad, you just saved the world from a movie.
      Launchpad: Yeah, DW, this isn't real, it's Space Duck: Attack of the Teenage Mutant Martian Mallards.
      Honker: Part 12.

  • NOTES (3)


    • Title

      The title refers to the 1964 Bette Davis thriller "Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte".

    • On The Waterfront

      Gloria's husband says "I coulda been a contender", a famous line spoken by Marlon Brando in the movie "On The Waterfront".

    • Alfred Hitchcock

      Darkwing to Tuskernini – "No offense intended, Hitch" reference to the director Alfred Hitchcock, who directed "Psycho", amongst other films.

    • Ingmar Bergman

      Darkwing says "I'm not trying to tell you your job, Ingmar" to Tuskernini. This is a reference to the Swedish director Ingmar Bergman.

    • Darkwing to Tuskernini – "Alright, Orson" reference to the director Orson Wells, who directed "Citizen Kane".

    • Akira Kurosawa

      Darkwing says to Tuskernini "Okay Akira". A reference to the Akira Kurosawa an influential Japanese director.

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