Darkwing Duck
Writer Doug Langdale
Story editor Kevin Crosby Hopps
Animation studio WDA Japan
Episode 27: Season 1, Episode 27
Date October 17, 1991
Production code 4308-045
Cleanliness Is Next to Badliness premiere All's Fahrenheit in Love and War
Days of Blunder production Adopt-a-Con

Smarter Than a Speeding Bullet is an episode.


Comet Guy, failure superhero has come from another planet to retrieve superhero training. Steelbeak directs the theft of masses of rubber to construct a destructive F.O.W.L. device - the F.O.W.L. ball.

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"You can't make an omelet without pounding the living daylights out of a few eggs!"
— Comet Guy
"Take it easy! No fires, no tornadoes, no ice. Easy on the catastrophe, OK? Understand? Comprendo? Capeesh?"
"I promise, absolutely no capeeshing."
— Darkwing and Comet Guy have a minor communication hiccup.




  • This episode marks the first appearance of Comet Guy.


  • After Launchpad and DW burst into Steelbeak's hideout, for a brief instance DW's mask becomes feather-colored as he lunges into action.
  • When Comet Guy dances past the others, they're suddenly all clean after being covered in soot from the explosion. In Steel Beak's close-up, his jacket has little patches of soot again.