A Nightmare on Killmotor Hill in the nineteenth episode of Season 2 of DuckTales 2017. It features the 2017 Continuum versions of Huey, Dewey, and Louie Duck, Webby Vanderquack, Mrs Beakley, Emily Quackfaster, Magica De Spell and Phooey Duck. Lena De Spell and Violet Sabrewing are also featured, while a whale version of Launchpad McQuack appears in a dream sequence. Making his debut is the Talking Swordhorse.
At a sleepover with her friends, Lena tries to keep the party going in order to cover up for her recent nightmares. However, she and the rest of the children end up in a shared dream, with each of the others experiencing happy fantasies. Unfortunately, Lena must contend with not only strange physical transformations, but her greatest fear: Magica is back!
- Having been stripped of magic powers, Magica De Spell invades Lena's dreams using a telepathic helmet.
- As a spy, Bentina Beakley knows how to sleep with her eyes open.
- The dream fortress in which Lena De Spell confronts Magica De Spell closely resembles Magica's Island as seen in the original DuckTales series.
- Several comic-strips entitled Llewellynfield provide further glimpses into Louie Duck's dream of being a lazy cat.
- Webby Vanderquack's dream contains a unicorn modeled on Scrooge's Unicorn, whom she encountered in The Other Bin of Scrooge McDuck (2018).
- Huey, Dewey and Louie Duck decide to use their dream abilities to give temporary existence to Phooey Duck, who previously existed in this continuity only as a wild conspiracy theory of Dewey's in What Ever Happened to Donald Duck? (2019).
Behind the scenes
This episode of DuckTales was released on September the 5th, 2019. The title references the notorious A Nightmare on Elm Street series of horror films, wherein a malevolent spirit gives reality to people's dreams and twists them into horrors, much like what Magica attempts to do in this episode.
The episode was guest-written by Emmy Cicierega, usually a storyboard artist on the series.