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Disney XD presents the new animated DuckTales in an hour-long premiere, offering a charming and adventurous update of a treasured cartoon series.

Initially, it was difficult to discern where Disney XD’s reboot of the DuckTales animated series fell on the nostalgia spectrum. The original series has been off the air longer than the new series’ intended audience has been alive. Nearly three decades between iterations certainly affords Disney some leeway with regard to thinking of this as a pure cash grab. It also means this version of DuckTales is likely an entirely new concept for many viewers, while still inspiring fond memories for whom the original ...

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