Joking the Chicken is the finale episode of first season.
|Joking the Chicken|
Season 1, Episode 13
June 11th, 1993
A group of comedians hire Duckman to stop a pathetic mild mannered politically correct chicken whose "clean" stand up routine becomes a comedy sensation. The chicken's routines are funny to everyone except Duckman, who soon discovers the source of his popularity.
- Episode Title Reference: The phrase "Choking the chicken" is a euphemism for masturbation.
- This is the last episode to feature Frank Zappa's music.
- This is one of the two episodes that wasn't featured in "Clip Job", the other one being "Research and Destroy".
- Duckman's speech about comedy at the end is considered to be one of Duckman's greatest rants.
- The comedians that seek Duckman's help are: **Roulette (Andrew Dice Clay);
- Dennis Shanberg (Jerry Seinfeld);
- Roxanne (Rosanne) and her husband John (Tom Arnold);
- Marvin (An amalgimation of several black sitcom stars/comedians from the 80's).
Theme from Lumpy Gravy by Frank Zappa
- King Chicken's Moe Needlemen disguise is breifly seen in "Forbidden Fruit".
- Roxanne, her husband and Roulette show up again in "Days of Whining and Neurosis"
- Cornfed references the events in this episode in "The Mallardian Candidate".
- Iggy Catalpa
- Dennis Shanberg
King Chicken: Relax; you've got the best seat in the house! Duckman: Well I appreciate the compliment, but I don't swing that way.
Iggy Catalpa: So this medical caregiver of indeterminate gender--because nurses can be male or female--says to his or her disabled--or should I say, differently-abled--patient, 'Why do you have a penguin on your head? They're endangered!' Haaaa!