Darkwing Duck

Season 1 Episode 41

It's a Wonderful Leaf

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



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

    • 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

    • The doll that Bushroot takes off the girl when she is on his lap when he is pretending to be Santa is a Darkwing Duck action figure.

    • This episode is available on VHS from Disney Home Video: Happy Holidays with Darkwing Duck and Goofy.

  • Allusions

    • 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.