After a horrific car accident takes the life of his parents and siblings, a young duckling is raised by his considerate uncle.
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Series cast summary:
Ryan van den Akker Ryan van den Akker ...  Alfred J. Kwak 52 episodes, 1989-1991
Frits Lambrechts Frits Lambrechts ...  Henk de Mol / ... 42 episodes, 1989-1991
Herman van Veen Herman van Veen ...  Professor Paljas von Pinguïn / ... 24 episodes, 1989-1991
Doris Baaten Doris Baaten ...  Ollie de Ooievaar / ... 23 episodes, 1989-1990
Johnny Kraaykamp Jr. Johnny Kraaykamp Jr. ...  Dolf / ... 23 episodes, 1989-1991
Ena Heese Ena Heese ...  Winnie Wana / ... 23 episodes, 1990-1991
Fred Butter Fred Butter ...  Wannes / ... 21 episodes, 1990-1991
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Alfred J. Kwak is the son of Johan Sebastian and Anna Kwak. When their beloved home is disturbed by the development of a new theme park, his parents are forced to move (along with all of their children). When the family is on their way to the farm of an uncle of a very good friend, Henk de Mol, Alfred's parents and all of his siblings are the victims of a tragic car accident. Henk de Mol takes upon him the task of raising the little duck as he was his own son. In the years to come, Alfred experiences a lot of adventures. Written by Joffrey Verhoef

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Language:

Dutch

Release Date:

3 April 1989 (Japan) See more »

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Little Duck's Big Love Story See more »

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(52 episodes)

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Dolby Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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The show's creator and therefore Alfred's literary father Herman van Veen voiced three of its characters. One of them was Johan Kwak, Alfred's in-universe father. See more »

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Referenced in Buba Shel Medina: Episode #2.9 (2013) See more »

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Great TV-series
25 January 2002 | by arjanpelleSee all my reviews

Alfred J. Kwak was created in the late 1980's by the Dutch writer, performer, musician, composer Herman van Veen. He made up the character and the stories for comic books for Unicef. They'd ordered him to create a serie of comic books to point the reading children at the bad things in the world and in the past, but without boring them. The comics became such a hit in the Netherlands, that Unicef and a Japanese producer decided to make a animation series out of it. The stories are about the same as in the (now rare to find) comics, but they are animated in Japan. But Herman van Veen did had a big influence in the direction of the episodes and about the way some of his characters should be drawn. He also wrote the music, which became very popular music for children here in The Netherlands, and was also translated to lots of other languages. If you haven't seen it yourself, please let your children watch it: it deals with racism, poverty, etc. without boring your children, or making it all to obvious.


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