1974 or 1975
New Line Cinema
DVD released on February 20, 2001
Directed by Charles Swenson
Cast (in alphabetical order)
Jerry D. Good
Jelle Lequement (as Janet Lee)
Plot Outline: XRated Animated comedy. Dirty Duck meets Willard, a mild mannered insurance adjuster and teaches him to make it with the ladies.
Summary: druggy,funny, weird, psychedelic, perverted, and at times, abstract sextoon
i rented this movie at a small independent movie rental joint. we came across it as we were browsing the wall of flicks; not in an adult section, but down quite low where a child might have grabbed it. the summary on the box was short and vague, but sounded decent so we took it home. a few minutes into the movie we began to realize it was a subversive and obnoxious movie, the kind of which i wish there were more of, especially with talking animals for the cute yet rude factor. this movie took me by surprise and i immediately fell in love with it; it's trippy, the characters are great and the music is groovin. i have been searching for a good quality copy to own for years, so that i may spread the joy of watching this great flick to many others. if you like animation that gets raw, this is a must see. i give this movie the highest rating. in my opinion, this movie beats fritz the cat.
Summary: Highly offensive....which is good....
Flo & Eddie of The Turtles and Zappa fame perform the songs and voice the main characters of this pretty good animated film. It's short, coming in at barely over an hour, but it's effective in it's animation style (the animation over still photos and clip art) and funny for a number of reasons. Highly sexual, satirical and slapstick. Also highly offensive, especially when it comes to race; as evidenced by the subway pimp that the main character encounters.Set to a lamentably unavailable soundtrack, it's surreal animation sequences more than make up for any lulls or inferred rip-offs. This is a better film than 200 Motels, that's for sure. And who can fault a movie that opens with the song lyric "This whole movie is a giant piece of sh*t..."?
Summary: A Fritz the Cat rip-off
This released in the wake of Fritz the Cat, the first cartoon to get an X rating which became a cult classic at the drive-ins. Dirty Duck starts off looking a lot like a Fritz the Cat rip-off—complete with a "groovy" counter- culture setting and soundtrack, and only gets worse from there. The plot concerns a mild-mannered "straight" guy who is led into the world of raunch by Dirty Duck, who is, predictably enough, a duck. The film quickly gets lost in an attempt to outdo itself in raunchiness. Lots of attempts at humor here, but the jokes are mostly only funny to the type of juvenile mentality which finds the word "masturbation" automatically funny. As in Fritz the Cat, there is also very little that is erotic about the sex in this cartoon; sex in this context is either for the purpose of (1) grossing out the audience, (2) trying to make the audience laugh, or (3) both.
Hi, I caught your reference to my comic strip although you never mentioned me. The movie was a knockoff of my work which, in turn, has made people think my work is a knockoff of Fritz The Cat which it isn't. I created the strip in 1971 and it was picked up by National Lampoon in '72, then Playboy in '77 where it still runs and I find it odd that you've never seen it. Crumb's lawyers, btw, refused to help me stop these guys.
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