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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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Duckman 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, Duckman manages to solve enough cases to cover his alimony payments and cable TV bills. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Most of season four's episodes featured musical numbers to capitalize on Jason Alexander's Broadway success. See more »

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Bernice: If you're my sister then do you know what that means?
Duckman: A threesome?
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Spin-off Duckman (1997) See more »

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Praised by UK newspaper
26 February 2004 | by See all my reviews

I remember seeing a comment in TV section of one of the broadsheet UK newspapers (either the Guardian or Independent) about 8-10 years ago which said something like, 'What is UK TV coming to when the best show on is about an animated duck.' Obviously well received then!

I wasn't going to write anything else but apparently I need to write at least 10 lines! Pity the show isn't on DVD and I don't believe that there are any plans to do so. The show used to be on at about 11pm on BBC2. To be honest, I don't think that the whole run was shown because I don't remember as many shows being shown as actually exist.


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