A parody of past religious geared animated shows starring Orel, an optimistic God fearing young boy in a world of cynicism.

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Series cast summary:
 Orel Puppington / ... (39 episodes, 2005-2008)
 Clay Puppington / ... (38 episodes, 2005-2008)
 Bloberta Puppington / ... (38 episodes, 2005-2008)
Tigger Stamatopoulos ...
 Shapey Puppington / ... (31 episodes, 2005-2008)
 Coach Stopframe / ... (30 episodes, 2005-2008)
 Reverend Putty / ... (28 episodes, 2005-2008)
 Billy Figurelli / ... (15 episodes, 2006-2008)


Orel Puppington is an optimistic, well-intentioned, and devoutly religious 11-year-old whose Christian devotion, enthusiastic church attendance, and general naiveté leads him to grossly misinterpret Bible lessons, often with morbid and ghastly consequences. In doing so, he unintentionally exposes the hypocrisy and duplicity of his family (particularly his father Clay), the members of his community, and ultimately, organized religion itself. Set in the fictional American state of Statesoda, which is located in the middle of the lower 48 states, "Moral Orel" has a stop-motion animation style similar to "Davey & Goliath", and appears to parody the religious undertones of the latter show. However, creator Dino Stamatopoulos intended for the show to be more of a parody of whole 1950's sitcoms such as "Leave It To Beaver" and "Father Knows Best". Written by D_Burke

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He just wants to do good.


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13 December 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Моральный Орел  »

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Did You Know?


According to Scott Adsit, his staunchly Christian family were very offended by the content of the episode "God's Chef". His sister was so upset with him that they argued constantly. Adsit decided to quit the show. But a few days later, they decided to make up and Adsit rejoined the show. See more »


[repeated line]
Clay: Stinking dead-end job...
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Crazy Credits

During the closing credits of each episode, Orel is seen animating a different stop-motion movie, each starring Jesus or God. See more »


Referenced in Robot Chicken: Boo Cocky (2008) See more »

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Great parody of a crappy show...
15 May 2006 | by (LA (lower arkansas)) – See all my reviews

I remember the old "Davey and Goliath" show and thought it was dumb when I was 10. This is a great parody of that show. The humor is on the lower end of the "South Park", Family Guy" spectrum. It is a funny show. I don't understand why some people don't like it. The episode where Orel gets hooked on crack is hilarious. The episode where Orel starts drinking had me laughing for days. What I like most about the show is it keeps with the "Leave It To Beaver" mentality with out being cute. It is worthy of its Adult Swim counterparts and should be given consideration.Give it at least three episodes before passing judgment or go to the study with dad.

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