Duckman Season One Synopses
- Duckman questions his uniqueness as an individual and his ineffectiveness
as a father while being stalked by a mad bomber seeking revenge. Guest
voices include Jeffrey Jones, Charlie Shaughnessey, and Bruce Wietz.
"TV OR NOT TO BE"
- While investigating the theft of a religious artifact at a television
ministry, Duckman briefly "dies," encountering the hereafter. He meets
the supreme being who gives him an Etch-A-Sketch with the meaning of life
written on it. Guest starring Crispin Glover and Judith Ivy.
"GRIPES OF WRATH"
- Inadvertently inspired by Duckman, a supercomputer solves all of the
world's problem -- with disastrous results. Guest starring Charlie
- Duckman, wondering why he hasn't had a date since the death of his wife,
tries plastic surgery. When that fails to make him feel more attractive
(especially to a pair of voluptuous sex-starved twins who have hired him
for a case), he tries hypnosis, taking a surprise journey through his own
mind. Guest star Mitzi McCall.
"GLAND OF OPPORTUNITY"
- Duckman's cowardice turns to courage when he receives an adrenal gland
transplant from a famous daredevil, turning him into a questionable role
model for his children.
"RIDE THE HIGH SCHOOL"
- Duckman enrolls Ajax in an exclusive boarding school, unaware that it is
part of an evil plan to over-educate him and alienate him from his own
father. Featuring Tim Curry as King Chicken.
"A CIVIL WAR"
- Where would Duckman and Cornfed be without each other? When Duckman
fires his partner in the midst of a murder investigation, we find out.
Guest voices include Michael McKean and Andrea Martin.
- Duckman and Cornfed take to the rode as bikers to flee a berserk IRS
agent, learning a few things about materialism along the way. Guest
voices include Bobcat Goldthwait and John Byner.
"IT'S THE THING OF THE PRINCIPAL"
- Duckman and Bernice are thrilled when Ajax falls in love with someone at
school, until they find out it's the beautiful new vice-principal.
Duckman and Bernice go under cover (as man and wife) at a newlywed resort
to stop Ajax from eloping with his new love. Guest voices include Molly
Hagan, James Avery, Allyce Beasley and Teri Garr.
- A "cops"-like reality TV show profiles Duckman on a typical -- and
typically humiliating -- case.
- Installed after a rash of burglaries in the neighborhood, Duckman's
high-tech security system goes haywire, turning deadly and trapping the
family in the basement. Guest stars include Judy Tenuta, John Astin,
Sally Struthers and Kathy Najimy.
- For the first time since Beatrice, Duckman falls in love with a woman he
meets over the phone -- but she turns out to be the ugliest woman in the
world. Guest starring Lolita Davidovich.
"JOKING THE CHICKEN"
- Duckman becomes increasingly crazed when a new, politically correct
comedian's success makes all comedy kinder, gentler, and unfunny --
exactly what King Chicken, Duckman's arch-nemesis, hoped for. Featuring
Tim Curry as King Chicken, guest voices include Eddie Deezen, David
Paymer, Corey Parker, Tommy Davidson and Kevin Meaney.
Transcribed from USA Network news releases
Duckman is a Klasky Csupo / Paramount Television
production in association with Reno & Osborn Productions and
based upon the underground comic created by Everett Peck.
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