New 'DuckTales' (Woo-oo!) Episodes Slated for 2017 on Disney XD

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An all-new DuckTales has been ordered for launch in 2017
An all-new DuckTales has been ordered for launch in 2017

DuckTales hasn't been on the air in 25 years, but passion for the show lives on. From blogs rewatching the show to remasters of the video game, a slow jam version of the theme song, and even a remake of the title sequence with real ducks (which drew more than 6 million hits on YouTube), it's almost like the show is still on the air.

Disney has just announced that come 2017, it actually will be on the air — via an all-new reboot on Disney XD. Scrooge McDuck will be back along with Donald Duck and his nephews, Huey, Dewey, and Louie. Also returning will be many of the best-remembered citizens of Duckburg: Duckworth, Gyro Gearloose, Launchpad McQuack, Flintheart Glomgold, the nefarious Magica DeSpell & Poe, Mrs. Beakley, Webbigail Vanderquack, and Ma Beagle & the Beagle Boys.

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The original series was based on — and several of the episodes were taken directly from — the comics written by Carl Barks. No word on whether the show will retell any of those stories or they'll be all new, but in a statement Disney XD's General Manager Mark Buhaj promises the new series "will bring that same energy and adventurous spirit to a new generation."

If you're sitting there right now and can't get the song out of your head (Woo-ooo!), there's an app for that: WATCH Disney Channel has episodes available to stream while you wait for 2017.