Darkwing Duck

Season 1 Episode 41

It's a Wonderful Leaf

Aired Weekdays 3:30 PM Nov 04, 1991 on ABC
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Episode Summary

It's a Wonderful Leaf
A crowd of pushy holiday shoppers rub Bushroot the wrong way. He decides to ruin Christmas by taking control of all of St. Canard's Christmas trees.

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  • Gosalyn learns that it is better to give than to receive.

    Bushroot is at the mall trying to get some last minute Christmas shopping done and he gets pushed around, beaten up, and chased out by the mob of people there. Bushroot vows to ruin everyone's Christmas. Meanwhile, Drake and Launchpad are decorating the tree at their house and Gosalyn bursts in and wants to open her presents now instead of the next morning. Drake tells her that she has to wait and she agrees, but really is thinking of a way to get to the presents without him knowing it. Bushroot uses a star shaped device that he puts on top of trees to control them and...moreless
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

Tino Insana

Tino Insana


Recurring Role

Dana Hill

Dana Hill

Tank Muddlefoot

Recurring Role

Susan Tolsky

Susan Tolsky

Binkie Muddlefoot

Recurring Role

Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


  • TRIVIA (1)

  • QUOTES (6)

    • Drake as Santa: Ho ho ho! (Climbing from the window)
      Tank: Hey! You're not supposed to come in the win--
      Drake as Santa: Merry Christmas! (Hits Tank with his bag)
      Tank: (Sits on the bear trap as it snaps on his butt) Yeow! (flies up and gets stuck on top of the chimney) Help! Get me out of here! Help me!

    • Darkwing: Hmm. Something tells me that some sinister force is sapping the season's spirit.
      Bushroot: (Pops out from his hiding place) I'm not really sinister, just misunderstood.
      Darkwing: A-ha! Bushroot! I should have known that you were really at the root of this riotous ruckus.
      Bushroot: Everyone's gotta celebrate in their own way.

    • Old Man: My fruitcake! Help! Someone stole my fruitcake!
      Drake: Hmm. Who would steal fruitcake?
      Launchpad: I wish I knew. I can never get rid of the stuff.

    • Bushroot: (Dressed as Santa) And what do you want for Christmas, little boy?
      Boy: I want a drum.
      Bushroot: That's good, 'cause I want you to beat it!

    • Gosalyn: I am the the terror that unwraps in the night!

    • Herb Muddlefoot: Hey who ate all the heads off all the gingerbreadmen? I wanted to do that.

  • NOTES (2)


    • All I Want for Christmas is My Two Front Teeth

      Darkwing: (Gets run over by Bushroots truck and gets up dizzily and is missing some teeth) All I want for Christmas are my two front teeth.

      Direct reference to the old Christmas song All I Want for Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth.

    • It's a Wonderful Leaf: The episode title is a play on the 1946 Frank Capra movie It's a Wonderful Life with Jimmy Stewart and Donna Reed.

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