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The Duck Factory 

Skip Tarkenton is a young animator who's just started with a low-budget animation company that produces "The Dippy Duck Show." As new guy, Skip is often the brunt of office politics, and ... See full summary »
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1984  
Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Complete series cast summary:
Jim Carrey ...  Skip Tarkenton 13 episodes, 1984
Julie Payne Julie Payne ...  Aggie Aylesworth 13 episodes, 1984
Nancy Lane Nancy Lane ...  Andrea Lewin 13 episodes, 1984
Jay Tarses ...  Marty Fenneman 13 episodes, 1984
Clarence Gilyard Jr. ...  Roland Culp 13 episodes, 1984
Don Messick ...  Wally Wooster 13 episodes, 1984
Teresa Ganzel ...  Mrs. Sheree Winkler 13 episodes, 1984
Jack Gilford ...  Brooks Carmichael 13 episodes, 1984
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Skip Tarkenton is a young animator who's just started with a low-budget animation company that produces "The Dippy Duck Show." As new guy, Skip is often the brunt of office politics, and has to deal with his own lack of confidence. Written by Mike Konczewski

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USA

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English

Release Date:

12 April 1984 (USA) See more »

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MTM Enterprises See more »
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(13 episodes)

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Mono

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Color
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Crazy Credits

After the credits, the MTM kitten logo forms. An off-screen voice states, "And now, here's the cat!". Instead of meowing, the kitten says, "Quack!" See more »

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Featured in At the Movies: Jim Carrey: Class Clown (1998) See more »

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8 October 2008 | by rkhendrixSee all my reviews

What I remember about The Duck Factory, is that The Today Show had Jim Carrey on to promo the show. He was shy, not like he is now. One of the things they showcased, was his ability to do impressions simply by changing his face. He did Henry Fonda from On Golden Pond, simply by putting on a fishing hat. He looked dead on, just using his rubber face.

I liked the show, but it just didn't stick around long enough to catch on. And I always wondered what happened to Jim Carrey, since Today touted him as a budding superstar. When he reemerged on In Living Color, I understood why he was a little prickly at being tagged "an overnight success." He clearly spent a lot of years trying to climb back up after Duck Factory.


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