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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

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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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Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Angels Revenge (1995) See more »

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Underrated comedy from MTM
16 July 2001 | by gary-109See all my reviews

This little gem of a comedy (the title refers to a cartoon studio whose main character is a duck) didn't get its due. It stars Jim Carrey in his pre-crazy period as well as the wonderful Jack Gilford. The entire cast is a delight in this show that really deserved a stay of execution. I'm glad that imdb says its out on video, but I've never seen it anywhere. I'll guess I'll keep looking.


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