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11 year old Doug Funnie moves to Bluffington from Bloatsburg. "Doug" follows his adventures as he writes in his journal. He falls in love with Patti Mayonnaise and befriends Skeeter Valentine. They all are in grade 6 in the Bluffington School and Doug tries not to make himself look like a loser in front of everyone. Written by
In the earlier episodes, when Doug's name needed "'s," it would fade in as Pork Chop is painting, despite being far from his position. The animators corrected this in later episodes by having Pork Chop jump up and add it at the end of his painting when necessary. See more »
When Doug and Skeeter go on the Beets Bus to attend their concert, the tour guide states that 10 minutes is "one fifth of an hour." It's actually one sixth of an hour. See more »
[Entering into Roger's trailer home]
Boy it's dark in here Roger.
Scared of the dark Funnie? Here let me turn on the light
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During the end credits, Doug waves to viewers and gets tired, while Porkchop listens to a walkman. See more »
Nickelodeon's saga of adolescent and suburban angst has had a bumpy ride, but overall the quality is pretty good. An interesting concept was the idea of colouring characters' skin to colours corresponding to their personalities. What truly made the series shine, however, was the voice acting.
Billy "Ren and Stimpy" West played Doug, Roger and several minor characters. He didn't go for laughs, choosing to play Doug down and Roger up. It is also impressive to hear him have a conversation with himself.
The award, however, should go to the invaluable Fred Newman. He was Porkchop's every bark and growl, Skeeter's eccentric dither, and Mr. Dink's lisp and chuckle. Moreover, he was responsible for composing the music and sound effects. All that scat, rap, vocals, acapella vocal sounds are all him. Listen next time and you'll here what a genius this man is.
Finally, a word on Doug Preis as Mr. Bone. Am I the only one who thought it was Don Knotts?
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