Double-O-Duck in You Only Crash Twice is the third episode of Season 3 of DuckTales 2017. It features the 2017 Continuum's Dewey Duck, Scrooge McDuck, Webby Vanderquack, Launchpad McQuack, Black Heron, Steelbeak, Bradford Buzzard and, in their debuts, Double-O-Duck, the Rescue Rangers (Gadget Hackwrench, Chip & Dale, Zipper and Monterey Jack), Eggheads, and video game characters Red Feather and Odduck. Funso makes a brief appearance.
When F.O.W.L.'s latest recruit Steelbeak kidnaps Launchpad McQuack and Dewey Duck while they're playing a high-stakes V.R. spy game called Double-O-Duck, the two friends don't realize what a dangerous game they're now engaged in! What's more, Launchpad is soon zapped by an intelligence ray that makes him take on a new persona that just might be able to save all of Duckburg from Steelbeak's machinations!
- F.O.W.L. recently moved out of the Sat-a-Lighthouse and into a new base located underneath Funso's Fun Zone.
- The Intello-Ray was built by Black Heron using the Third Eye Diamond, a “mystical relic pulled from the F.O.W.L. archives”. It can centuple a target's intelligence, but can also have the opposite effect when its settings are reversed.
- Scrooge McDuck ends up playing “Prospector Paul's Goldrush Bonanza”, an arcade ski-ball game.
- A sign inside the F.O.W.L. base proclaims that “this department has worked 322 days without an accident”.
- One of the games Webby Vanderquack attempts to show Scrooge McDuck is Uke or Puke, previously featured in Daytrip of Doom (2017), the episode which introduced Funso's Fun Zone.
- The episode pays homage to Double-O-Duck (1987), an episode of the original DuckTales series. The character of Odduck originated in that episode, where he was a real person; he has a minor role in the 2020 cartoon as one of the virtual antagonists of the in-universe Double-O-Duck video game.
Behind the scenes
This episode of Season 3 of DuckTales 2017 was released on April the 11th, 2020.