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They Craved Duckman's Brain! 

Is a satire of the American health system, Duckman's brain tissue is discovered to hold the cure for cancer - and the profit-obsessed medical establishment will stop at nothing to suppress ... See full summary »

Director:

Donovan Cook

Writers:

Everett Peck (creator), Michael Markowitz | 4 more credits »

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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Jason Alexander ... Eric Duckman (voice)
Nancy Travis ... Bernice / Beatrice (voice)
Gregg Berger ... Cornfed Pig (voice)
Dweezil Zappa ... Ajax (voice)
Dana Hill ... Charles (voice)
Elizabeth Daily ... Mambo (voice) (as E.G. Daily)
Al Albert Al Albert ... (voice)
Bart Flynn ... Yelling Man (voice)
Kathleen Freeman ... Nurse (voice)
Mary Gallagher ... Lobey the MRI Pixie (voice)
Lauren Lane ... Director's Assistant (voice)
Eugene Levy ... Dr. Craig Ehrlich (voice)
Judith Light ... Ursula Bacon 'Honey' Chicken (voice)
Maureen McGovern ... Ajax (singing voice)
Ron Perlman ... Roland Thompson (voice)
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Is a satire of the American health system, Duckman's brain tissue is discovered to hold the cure for cancer - and the profit-obsessed medical establishment will stop at nothing to suppress it. Guest voices are Maureen McGovern, Judith Light and Joe Walsh, as himself. Written by Anonymous

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 May 1996 (USA) See more »

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Color
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Roland Thompson: [pointing a gun at Duckman] I'm not in the health business, Mr. Duckman, I'm in the health CARE business. The more beds I fill, the more profits I make. But it does me no good to fill them with sniffles and sprained ankles and other low-rent maladies. That's why we invented the $12 aspirin, the $8 cotton ball: To increase profit margin on lesser diseases.
Eric Duckman: [to himself] They never just kill you. There's always a lecture. Oy.
Roland Thompson: You come in with, say, a bad back, you'll get X-rays, M.R.I.s, bone scans,...
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