The Duck Factory (1984– )

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Skip Tarkenton is a young animator who's just started with a low-budget animation company that produces "The Dippy Duck Show." As new guy, Skip is often the brunt of office politics, and ... See full summary »

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Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »
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 Skip Tarkenton (13 episodes, 1984)
Julie Payne ...
 Aggie Aylesworth (13 episodes, 1984)
Nancy Lane ...
 Andrea Lewin (13 episodes, 1984)
Jay Tarses ...
 Marty Fenneman (13 episodes, 1984)
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 Roland Culp (13 episodes, 1984)
Don Messick ...
 Wally Wooster (13 episodes, 1984)
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 Mrs. Sheree Winkler (13 episodes, 1984)
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 Brooks Carmichael (13 episodes, 1984)
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Skip Tarkenton is a young animator who's just started with a low-budget animation company that produces "The Dippy Duck Show." As new guy, Skip is often the brunt of office politics, and has to deal with his own lack of confidence. Written by Mike Konczewski

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After the credits, the MTM kitten logo forms. An off-screen voice states, "And now, here's the cat!". Instead of meowing, the kitten says, "Quack!" See more »

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I liked it despite Jim Carrey
26 March 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

At the time, I didn't realize he was the star. I liked it a lot, but I thought it was an ensemble comedy with Jack Gilford and the girl as the main characters, with Carrey in the loudmouth sidekick part. I was always waiting for him to shut up and then the others could get back to the story. I've never been able to watch his other roles, he always seems so hammy and yet full of himself. Seems like they had a lot of familiar faces like Larry Gelman, the dentist on the Newhart show. I never realized it was on tape. Now that I know it's available I bought the two reels for $10. I'll be able to see if it really was as promising as I remembered it.


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