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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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Cast

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

Eric Duckman (Jason Alexander) 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 Pig (Gregg Berger), 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:

As Aventuras de 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 title 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: Can you believe it? Five hundred bucks for a parking ticket?
Cornfed Pig: You parked in a handicapped zone.
Duckman: Who cares? Nobody parks there anyway, except for the people who are supposed to park there and, hell, I can outrun them anytime.
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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 »

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How Could Wizard Magazine Overlook 'Duckman'?
12 December 2003 | by SGall23241See all my reviews

Yep, that's what they did. Back in 2001, when they had their 'Top 100 Cartoon Shows of All Time' list, somebody seemed to have forgotten about this gem. They put 'Scooby's All-Star Laff-A Lympics' on their list, but left out 'Duckman'?! Give me a break! Jason Alexander ('George Constanza' on Seinfeld) voiced the fool out of Duckman, and was superb! Alas, unfortunately, it was taken off the air too soon. Loved the ep where an escaped prisoner, who looked exactly like Grandma (and sounded like a heavily-voiced man), forcibly kissed Duckman because she hadn't had a man for a long time since she had been in prison, and said, "Hm! Not bad!" (while Duckman was choking like a mad duck, and wiping his mouth), I thought I was going to fall out of my seat because I was laughing so hard!

Cornfed Pig, the Jack Webb-sounding partner was just as hilarious as he was constantly saving Duckman's hide! Would somebody *please* do this cartoon justice by acknowledging it?!


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