Darkwing Duck

Season 1 Episode 14

Trading Faces

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Aired Weekdays 3:30 PM Sep 24, 1991 on ABC
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Trading Faces
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Darkwing's computer goes haywire causing him to trade bodies with Gosalyn. Now she must pose as Darkwing to stop F.O.W.L.'s latest scheme - stopping the Earth's rotation in an attempt to blackmail the planet. Can DW defeat Steelbeak in a child's body? And how can they reverse the body swap?moreless

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  • Darkwing and Launchpad trade bodies with Gosalyn and Honker.

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    Darkwing is trying to transfer data from his mainframe computer to the computer on the Thunderquack when Gosalyn and Honker come in playing hockey. Darkwing can't get the computer to work so he starts hitting it. It starts to spark and just at the moment when everyone is close together, lightning strikes the computer shocking everyone. In the process Darkwing and Gosalyn switch bodies and also Launchpad and Honker switch as well. Just as they realize what happened, a message from SHUSH shows up requesting Darkwing to investigate a missing rocket ship. Darkwing takes off with Launchpad in the kids bodies while...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

Edie McClurg

Edie McClurg

Additional Voices

Guest Star

Rob Paulsen

Rob Paulsen

Steelbeak

Recurring Role

Danny Mann

Danny Mann

J. Gander Hooter

Recurring Role

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  • TRIVIA (3)

    • When the traffic cop brings Darkwing (in Gosalyn's body) home and is talking to Gosalyn (in Drake's body), you can see the outline of Darkwing's face mask on Drake's face.

    • In the first scene, Darkwing's mainframe computer changes size from smaller before Gosalyn appears to be huge after she shows up.

    • During the anti-gravity scene, Gosalyn and Darkwing mouth the same line in Gosalyn's voice.

  • QUOTES (3)

    • Steelbeak: (On the phone) No, I won't accept a check! What am I, a drive-in deli? (Hangs up) Sheesh! What is it with these world leaders? Don't they keep an extra trillion around no more?

    • (Darkwing is in Gosalyn's body trying to reach a switch)
      Darkwing: Launchpad, I need your head.
      Launchpad: (In Honker's body) Now there's something I don't hear every day.

    • Darkwing Duck: I am the butter that burns in your pan!

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  • ALLUSIONS (4)

    • Tupperware

      Quakerware is a parody of tupperware, a brand of storage container made of plastic.

    • James Bond

      The concept of Steelbeak could possibily be a reference to another James Bond character, Goldfinger, as that name combines a the name of a metal with a body part.

      Or it may be a reference to the James Bond character Jaws, a 7 feet 2 inch (2.18 m) tall villian with steel teeth. He appeared in the films The Spy Who Loved Me and Moonraker.

    • Trading Places

      The title 'Trading Faces' seems to be a reference to the 1983 John Landis film Trading Places. The film has two people, one rich the other poor, who switch lives.

    • Freaky Friday

      A movie (1976 and a remake in 2003) in which a mother and daughter switch bodies.

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