Because the contemplation of death is the highest level of human activity, every year we meditate on the passage of time by examining the pop-culture artifacts that were omnipresent at the time of birth of the students now entering high school and/or college. What was the world like when the high school class of 2018 was born? The world was like, as it turns out, the pop-culture diet of a middle-class American adolescent.
It is absolutely not surprising that this edit of the intro to Disney's DuckTales, starring real ducks, exists. It's just surprising that it took so long—we've passed the peak of '90s pop culture nostalgia by now, right?—and that so much effort went into redoing it shot-for-shot when a much lazier video could have filled the same internet-hole.
Last week, we asked you to embark with us on a leisurely paddleboat ride down the river Nostalgia to help choose the best gifts who people who not only lived through, but, remember the 90s. You delivered like DOMINO'S (in under 30 minutes or it's free—until that guarantee was dropped in the '90s because harried deliverymen kept getting into car accidents).