The wacky misadventures of an Australian wallaby and his friends as he finishes his transition to American life.
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After being in space for many years, Rocko and his friends attempt to adjust to an even more modern life.

Directors: Joe Murray, Cosmo Segurson
Stars: Tom Kenny, Carlos Alazraqui, Mr. Lawrence
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 Rocko / ... (52 episodes, 1993-1996)
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 Heffer Wolfe / ... (52 episodes, 1993-1996)
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 Ed Bighead / ... (48 episodes, 1993-1996)
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 Filburt Turtle / ... (42 episodes, 1993-1996)
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 Dr. Paula Hutchison / ... (32 episodes, 1993-1996)
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Rocko is a wallaby who has emmigrated to America from Australia. He lives in O Town and tries to get through life but, of course, comes across a multitude of dilemmas and misadventures he must get through. Other characters include Rocko's best friend, Heffer, a steer who has been raised by wolves, Filbert, an easily upset turtle, and Ed Bighead who detests Rocko and hates having him for a next door neighbor. On this show, Rocko has such adventures as trying to adapt to a new vacuum cleaner, having Heffer move in temporarily after his parents kick him out, and going to a movie theater. Written by Matt Yorston <george.y@ns.sympatico.ca>

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Tragically, prior to the production of the first season of the show, Joe Murray's first wife committed suicide. Murray believed he would create one season for the studio, move back home, and tie up loose ends but to his surprise Nickelodeon approved the show for new seasons, but only if Murray was "up for it". Murray's experiences with the studio and his shock at the success of the show were parodied in the season 3 episode "Wacky Delly." See more »

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Animation error: When Rocko is wearing his normal shirt, he is wearing nothing below his waist. He clearly has no pants/underpants of any sort on. But whenever his shirt is removed, he GAINS a pair of underpants. See more »

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Peaches: This is a 1954 McSpirit Spectervision 3000, and it belongs to me! Do you know what that makes it?
Heffer: Um... I give up.
Peaches: It's the TV from Heck!
[Heffer and Peaches laugh]
Heffer: Wait a minute. Heck? Isn't it supposed to be...
Peaches: [Covers Heffer's mouth] Censors! And here's the lamp from Heck, and the pineapple from Heck...
Heffer: I love it when people say that.
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Referenced in Nickelodeon 3D Movie Maker (1996) See more »

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Composed by Sarah Frost (as Sarah Frost-Goetz)
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Crude, Rude, and it's one of the best shows on Nickelodeon
17 July 2001 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This show is about a young wallaby named Rocko who moves with his dog Spunky to the United States from the Austrailian Outback. He immediately befriends Heffer Wolf, a steer who was literally raised by a family of wolves. Rocko and Heffer like to hang out around the neighborhood much to the dismay of Ed Bighead, the angry toad who lives next door.

I'm not going to lie, this isn't really a kids show. It contains a lot of adult humor, some wild violence, and a lot of other stuff that most people would label as disgusting.

Rocko's Modern Life is in fact one of the better shows on Nickelodeon and it's actually funny. It's not filled with a lot of stupid sex jokes or worn-out humor that's used on most of the shows that are on Nickelodeon now.

10/10


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