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Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man 

A crass, womanizing duck works as a private eye with his level-headed pig sidekick, all-the-while raising a family as a single dad.
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Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Jason Alexander ...  Eric Duckman / ... 71 episodes, 1994-1997
Gregg Berger ...  Cornfed Pig / ... 70 episodes, 1994-1997
Nancy Travis ...  Bernice / ... 67 episodes, 1994-1997
Dweezil Zappa ...  Ajax 65 episodes, 1994-1997
Elizabeth Daily ...  Mambo 63 episodes, 1994-1997
Pat Musick Pat Musick ...  Fluffy / ... 52 episodes, 1994-1997
Dana Hill ...  Charles / ... 46 episodes, 1994-1997
Walt Reno Jr. Walt Reno Jr. ...  Teacher / ... 35 episodes, 1994-1997
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Storyline

Duckman isn't your average suave, sophisticated private eye. In fact, he's rude, ignorant, slovenly, and hasn't had a date in years. With the help of his infinitely more capable sidekick, Cornfed, Duckman manages to solve enough cases to cover his alimony payments and cable television bills. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 January 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Duckman See more »

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Runtime:

(70 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

When Jason Alexander first signed up to play the titular character, he thought he signed up for a one off role. Because of this, he thought it would be fine to give Duckman a voice very different from his. While he loved doing the show, he reportedly came very close to damaging his voice; and because of this, he didn't reprise his role in the 1997 PC Adventure game. See more »

Quotes

Duckman: I will rise from the ashes like a Tuscon.
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Alternate Versions

Jack Riley recorded a camo appearance for the episode "Days of Whine and Neuroses" as his Bob Newhart character Elliot Karlin; USA ended up cutting the scene out for time restraints and it has never seen the light of day. A scene was cut from the episode "Aged Heat 2: Women in Heat," in which Duckman violently beats Grandma-Ma, believing her to be Agnes Delarooney, the bank-robbing imposter from season three. USA deemed the scene's content and subject matter "too graphic" for cable TV. See more »

Connections

Spin-off Duckman (1997) See more »

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Duckman
30 April 2005 | by tinytyrantSee all my reviews

A great show. Knew no bounds (like a few other animated joints about the place) and always served up a laugh.

Produced by two of the same crew, Klasky and Csupo, responsible for the first few seasons of The Simpsons.

Sarcastic, cynical yet strangely warm and welcoming. The familiar voice of Jason Alexander lent the perfect pitch to the often ranting, hapless, underdog, anti-hero title character, Duckman. Not exactly 'nice' viewing however, this is a result of the blunt style and content of writing, which incorporates more reality than schmaltz.

If you spot it on your program guide, cancel whatever you have organized and give it a look.


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