The wacky misadventures of an Australian wallaby and his friends as he finishes his transition to American life.
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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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In the first two seasons, the diner where the characters always eat is "Chokey Chicken", which has a giant choking chicken as a mascot. In the third season, "Chokey Chicken" became "Chewy Chicken". There are many hidden sexual references in Rocko's Modern Life, and this was one of the more blatant ones. It was changed because the show is designed for a young audience. See more »

Goofs

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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Rocko: Garbage day is a very dangerous day.
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Spin-off Rocko's Modern Life: Spunky's Dangerous Day (1994) See more »

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Composed by Sarah Frost (as Sarah Frost-Goetz)
Performed by The B-52's
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The Golden Age
30 March 2005 | by (New Jersey, USA) – See all my reviews

Rocko's Modern life came out at a great time in Animated cartoons. The early 90's birthed Ren and Stimpy, Beavis and Butthead, Batman: Animated series, and many more. This was a time when it seemed sick humor was at its greatest, and also when it seemed cartoons were the only entertainment to fulfill our needs. When it seemed like people were taking chances at cartoons that were outside the box. Depraved, neurotic, sick, funny, and even sometimes smart. Making you think, and enjoy at the same time. Unlike the cartoons now that are all the same, because they're all made by the same company. The stupidity was its best asset; the characters were classic, and it even made a comment about society; the capitalism, Conglom-o being the fat cats, and even one hilarious episode dealing with Recycling. Even though Rocko didn't last long, people still remember it as one of the best.


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