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The wacky misadventures of an Australian wallaby and his friends as he finishes his transition to American life.
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Series cast summary:
Carlos Alazraqui ...  Rocko / ... 53 episodes, 1993-1996
Tom Kenny ...  Heffer Wolfe / ... 52 episodes, 1993-1996
Charlie Adler ...  Ed Bighead / ... 49 episodes, 1993-1996
Mr. Lawrence ...  Filburt Turtle / ... 42 episodes, 1993-1996
Linda Wallem ...  Dr. Paula Hutchison / ... 32 episodes, 1993-1996
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Storyline

Rocko is a wallaby who has emmigrated to America from Australia. He lives in O Town and tries to get through life but, of course, comes across a multitude of dilemmas and misadventures he must get through. Other characters include Rocko's best friend, Heffer, a steer who has been raised by wolves, Filbert, an easily upset turtle, and Ed Bighead who detests Rocko and hates having him for a next door neighbor. On this show, Rocko has such adventures as trying to adapt to a new vacuum cleaner, having Heffer move in temporarily after his parents kick him out, and going to a movie theater. Written by Matt Yorston <george.y@ns.sympatico.ca>

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Country:

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English

Release Date:

18 September 1993 (USA) See more »

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Rocko See more »

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Dolby SR

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

In the first two seasons, the diner where the characters always eat is "Chokey Chicken", which has a giant choking chicken as a mascot. In the third season, "Chokey Chicken" became "Chewy Chicken". There are many hidden sexual references in Rocko's Modern Life, and this was one of the more blatant ones. It was changed because the show is designed for a young audience. See more »

Goofs

Animation error: When Rocko is wearing his normal shirt, he is wearing nothing below his waist. He clearly has no pants/underpants of any sort on. But whenever his shirt is removed, he GAINS a pair of underpants. See more »

Quotes

Filburt: I'm wearing European Style Undergarments!
Rocko: I've always liked... rainbows
Heffer: Rocko!
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Alternate Versions

In the episode, "Hut Sut Raw", in its early airings, there was a brief scene where Rocko is picking berries for the gang. He picks one that looks like a berry, but then hears a loud roar. Then a bear dashes out of the berry bush, running over Rocko, and clutching his testicles in pain. This brief scene was cut from later airings. (In the edited version, the scene cuts out just before Rocko picks that "berry") See more »

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Another Nickelodeon Cartoon Classic!
23 May 2004 | by SonicStuartSee all my reviews

Rocko's Modern Life was one of my other favorite Nickelodeon cartoons! Rocko's Modern Life was a hilarious cartoon about a wallaby named Rocko who went to America from Australia. He lives in a place called O-Town and tries to get through life but, of course, comes across a multitude of dilemmas and misadventures he must get through. Along with his two good friends Heffer, a steer that was raised my wolves and a easily upset turtle named, Filbert. Rocko also has two next door neighbors Mr. and Mrs. Bighead, Mr. Bighead really detests Rocko and hates having him as a next door neighbor! Why did Nickelodeon cancel this show and other good classic Nickelodeon cartoons like this one, The Ren and Stimpy Show, Ahhh! Real Monsters, Invader Zim, CatDog, Kablam and especially Angry Beavers and just leave some of the bad shows on the air like Rugrats, Rocket Power and The Wild Thornberrys? WHY? WHY? But I am glad that SpongeBob Squarepants and The Fairly Oddparents are still on. Those two are the only good ones on now!

User Rating: 7/10

BOTTOM LINE: THIS IS ONE OF MY NICKELODEON CLASSIC CARTOON FAVORITES! IT'S TOO BAD NICKELODEON KEEPS HAVING SOME OF THE CRAPPY SHOWS ON LIKE RUGRATS AND ROCKET POWER!


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