Pound of the Baskervilles

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Pound of the Baskervilles
Screenshot from Pound of the Baskervilles
Chip and Dale find Lord Howie's will
Writing credits: Dev Ross, Tad Stones (according to TV.com, it's Eric Lewald)
First aired: April 16, 1989
Title reference: Play on the Sherlock Holmes story Hound of the Baskervilles
Episode number: 8
Season: 1
Production order: 7
Production number: CDRR 1108
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Synopsis

After crash-landing at the estate of Chip's favorite mystery author and creator of Sureluck Jones, Lord Howard Baskerville, the Rangers help the estate's rightful heir and his dog to find the author's will before an evil older brother does.

Characters

The Rescue Rangers

MacDuff

Roger Baskerville

Lord Howie Baskerville

Devices

The Ranger Plane

Quotes

Chip: The game is afoot!

Dale: How are we going to find the will if all you wanna do is play foot games?

Trivia

The phrase "The game is afoot!" first appeared in William Shakespeare's play King Henry IV. Since then it was used by Arthur Conan Doyle in his stories about Sherlock Holmes and in Disney's earlier production The Great Mouse Detective.

Two cases of character recycling: The fox head on a wall inside the castle looks like the adult fox from the Disney animated feature The Fox and the Hound, and MacDuff looks quite like Colonel Towser from the Disney animated feature 101 Dalmatians.