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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The character of Ralph Bighead is voiced by none other than series creator Joe Murray. Murray had no interest in being a voice actor, but he was convinced by writer Martin Olson after Olson based the character on Murray's personality. According to Olson, the most humorous part of seeing Murray voice Ralph was when he had to scream "NEVER!" over and over again because, according to Olson, Murray never raised his voice to anyone. See more »

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When Mr. Dupette appears for the first time, he is Rocko's boss as Super-Lot-O-Comics. In all subsequent episodes he works for Conglom-o. See more »

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Heffer: Give me another order!
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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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"Modern life" is a hoot!
13 June 2004 | by See all my reviews

Rocko's Modern Life was one of the original 5 nicktoons on Nickelodeon, and it was by far the best of those. It was a hilarious show with some sophisticated humor that was only understood by the older crowd (ie The Chokey Chicken). It was created by Joe Murray, with some writing done by Stephen Hillenburg, who later went on to create the revered 'Spongebob Squarepants." Unfortunately, production was halted around 1996 and continued to air in syndication until 2000. It occasionally appears on Nickelodeon about once a month. Hopefully, Nickelodeon executives will realize that it is a cult classic and should be released onto DVD sometime soon so a whole new generation can enjoy this classic show.


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