I think I speak for a lot of us when I say DuckTales was one of the best things to ever happen on Disney television, and no show since has ever quite managed to replicate its special charm. Beautiful animation for the time. Better music. Humor both blatant and sly. Characters who basically all fell into two catagories: those you loved, and those you loved to hate.
And then there was Ma Beagle.
Now I'll throw her a few bones: She was spunky. She had some brains (using a steamroller for an iron in The Bride Wore Stripes). She got a few great lines ("If you don't like how I drive, get out of the hallway!") and had a phenomenal voice actor in June Foray.
But I could never quite bring myself to like her - because she was, first and foremost, an ab…
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