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Uncle Scrooge

Have you ever watched the cartoon show DuckTales? It’s about a duck named Scrooge McDuck and his three grandnephews Huey, Dewey, and Louie, and their adventures.

Who is Scrooge McDuck? 

Scrooge McDuck or Uncle Scrooge is an old duck from Scotland. He is the uncle of another famous cartoon duck – Donald Duck!

Uncle Scrooge is named after Ebenezer Scrooge. This is a character from a novel called A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens.

Uncle Scrooge is the “richest duck” in the world. He is very famous for being very stingy. But later, he becomes a better person.

What does he look like? He has a yellow-orange bill, legs, and feet. He usually wears a red or blue coat, a hat and glasses.

Uncle Scrooge was actually created to appear only once. But he became very popular and now is in many films and tv shows.

Video credit: Ted Johansson/Youtube


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