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Herb and Binkie Muddlefoot are Honker and Tank's parents and supporting characters in Darkwing Duck.

Background

They are the neighbors and friends of Drake Mallard/Darkwing Duck. They are happy and truly good-natured (and slow-witted) people who drive Drake Mallard crazy. They are unaware that their older son Tank is a bully, and are overly protective of their younger son Honker. They are excellent parents and let the children make their own decisions. Their favorite activities include backyard barbecue with friends and neighbors, and watching the sitcom Pelican's Island on TV. Herb is a door-to-door salesman, and Binkie is an exaggerated yet beautiful stereotype of a housewife and mother. Mostly they are not strict disciplinarians to their children and let them make their own choices.

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Trivia

  • Herb and Binkie Muddlefoot are based on Ward and June Cleaver (from Leave it to Beaver). Unlike them, they are not strict disciplinarians like them and mostly they are based on Ozzie and Harriet and Ned and Maude Flanders.
  • Herb is a salesman of "Quackerware," a parody of Tupperware. He is extremely good at his job, having been awarded a special "Salesman of the decade" award for his sale records. Mostly he is very successful in his job.
  • Herb's favorite show is Pelican's Island, a parody of Gilligan's Island.
  • Herb and Binkie first appeared in episode 5 "Night of the Living Spud".
  • Their Negaverse counterparts in "Life, the Negaverse, and Everything" are dressed as bikers, wearing leather and chains, and have aggressive, foul-tempered, violent attitudes. Where Herb, Binkie and Honker are bad guys and Tank is the good guy.
  • In "A Star is Scorned", Herb and Binkie are shown to be actors who have to play out of character roles as ruthless business tycoons-due to a hidden clause in their acting contracts that "The Studio is always Right."
  • In "Quack of Ages", Herb and Binkie's ancestors were King and Queen of St. Canard.
  • In "A Brush with Oblivion" Herb and and Binkie only time he ever punished Honker for going crazy, but his punishment was lifted when he was telling the truth about Splatter Phoenix stealing the paintings. Honker can get away with anything.
  • In "Hot Spells", the Devil tortures Darkwing Duck into insanity by forcing D.W. to watch Pelican's Island with the Muddlefoots.
  • In "Inside Binkie's Brain", Binkie Muddlefoot gets hit on the head by a bowling ball, her inner "little hero" escapes and causes her to become the Canardian Guardian. Her endless quest for safety endangers the life of Darkwing as he tries once again to capture Megavolt.
  • Herb's voice is supplied by Jim Cummings doing an impersonation of Andy Devine. He used a similar voice for one of the bullets in Who Framed Roger Rabbit and Barnacle Bill in the Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers episode "A Creep in the Deep"
  • Herb's animation model, personality, and voice were all recycled wholesale for the character of Donald Duck's cousin Mel Mallard in the Quack Pack episode "Huey Duck, P.I.".


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Media
Shows/Movies: Darkwing DuckVideographyWalt Disney's World on Ice: Double Feature... Live!NES gameBoom! Studios comicJoe Books comic
Video Games
Disney Heroes: Battle Mode
Books
High Wave RobberyThe Silly Canine CaperThe Darkest Night
Characters
Heroes and Allies: Darkwing DuckLaunchpad McQuackGosalyn MallardHonker MuddlefootTank MuddlefootHerb and Binkie MuddlefootGizmoduckMorgana MacawberNeptuniaStegmuttJ. Gander HooterDerek BluntVladimir GryzlikoffSara BellumRhoda DendronGloria SwansongPrincess of OilrabiaGoose LeeComet Guy

Villains: Negaduck/NegatronBushrootMegavoltLiquidatorQuackerjackSteelbeakTaurus BulbaHammerhead HanniganHoof and MouthTantalusClovisTuskerniniDr. FossilPhineas SharpProfessor MoliartyAmmonia PineAmple GrimePaddywhackLilliputJambalaya JakeGumboBug MasterHigh CommandMajor SynapseHotshot and FlygirlDr. SlugSplatter PhoenixCamille ChameleonAnna MatronicIsis VanderchillJohnny T. RexFluffyDark Warrior DuckNodoffBrainteasers

Episodes
Season One: "Darkly Dawns the Duck" • "Beauty and the Beet" • "Getting Antsy" • "Night of the Living Spud" • "Apes of Wrath" • "Dirty Money" • "Duck Blind" • "Comic Book Capers" • "Water Way to Go" • "Paraducks" • "Easy Come, Easy Grows" • "A Revolution in Home Appliances" • "Trading Faces" • "Hush, Hush Sweet Charlatan" • "Can't Bayou Love" • "Bearskin Thug" • "You Sweat Your Life" • "Days of Blunder" • "Just Us Justice Ducks" • "Double Darkwings" • "Aduckyphobia" • "When Aliens Collide" • "Jurassic Jumble" • "Cleanliness is Next to Badliness" • "Smarter Than a Speeding Bullet" • "All's Fahrenheit in Love and War" • "Whiffle While You Work" • "Ghoul of My Dreams" • "Adopt-a-Con" • "Toys Czar Us" • "The Secret Origins of Darkwing Duck" • "Up, Up and Awry" • "Life, the Negaverse, and Everything" • "Dry Hard" • "Heavy Mental" • "Disguise the Limit" • "Planet of the Capes" • "Darkwing Doubloon" • "It's a Wonderful Leaf" • "Twitching Channels" • "Dances with Bigfoot" • "Twin Beaks" • "The Incredible Bulk" • "My Valentine Ghoul" • "Dead Duck" • "A Duck By Any Other Name" • "Let's Get Respectable" • "In Like Blunt" • "Quack of Ages" • "Time and Punishment" • "Stressed to Kill" • "The Darkwing Squad" • "Inside Binkie's Brain" • "The Haunting of Mr. Banana Brain" • "Slime Okay, You're Okay" • "Whirled History" • "U.F.Foe" • "A Star is Scorned" • "The Quiverwing Quack" • "Jail Bird" • "Dirtysomething" • "Kung Fooled" • "Bad Luck Duck"

Season Two: "That Sinking Feeling" • "Film Flam" • "Negaduck" • "Fungus Amongus" • "Slaves to Fashion" • "Something Fishy" • "Tiff of the Titans" • "Calm a Chameleon" • "Battle of the Brainteasers" • "Bad Tidings" • "Going Nowhere Fast" • "A Brush with Oblivion" • "The Merchant of Menace"
Season Three: "Monsters R Us" • "Inherit the Wimp" • "The Revenge of the Return of the Brainteasers, Too!" • "Star Crossed Circuits" • "Steerminator" • "The Frequency Fiends" • "Paint Misbehavin'" • "Hot Spells" • "Fraudcast News" • "Clash Reunion" • "Mutantcy on the Bouncy" • "Malice's Restaurant" • "Extinct Possibility"

Vehicles and Gadgets
RatcatcherThunderquackDarkwing Duck's gas gunRamrodSuper Sensitive Darkwing Duck-tectorTronsplitter
Locations
St. CanardNegaverse
Songs
Darkwing Duck ThemeLittle Girl BlueKickin' in the GrooveI'm the KingI'm Darkwing Duck
See also
DuckTalesThe Disney AfternoonDisney XD (Netherlands)Justice DucksFearsome FiveF.O.W.L.S.H.U.S.H.
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