is a 1997 The Goddamn George Liquor Program [1 ] [2 ] [3 ] Adobe Flash cartoon series created by John Kricfalusi and starring the animated George Liquor. Liquor was spun out to his own web-based cartoon during the days when the Spümcø studio had an online presence. Michael Pataki voiced Liquor in the series. Spümcø produced eight one-minute shorts. [4 ]
Premiering on October 15, 1997,
[1 ] [2 ] The Goddamn George Liquor Program was the first cartoon series to be produced exclusively for the internet. George appeared on the series with his nephew, [5 ] Jimmy The Idiot Boy; Jimmy's cousins, Slab and Ernie; Jimmy's love interest, Sody Pop; and George and Jimmy's pet dog, Dirty Dog. Without the control of a network, the series could be made as Kricfalusi wanted. [5 ] The Goddamn George Liquor Program won the 1999 Annie Award for "Outstanding Achievement in an Animated Interactive Production". Later the show was being developed as a series of cartoon commercials for [6 ] Pontiac Vibe. The new series remained unreleased after [7 ] General Motors discontinued the Pontiac Vibe auto line in 2009. [8 ] [9 ]
Characters [ edit ]
The following characters appear in
The Goddamn George Liquor Program. [10 ] [11 ]
– Liquor is an ultra-patriotic American.
George Liquor, American
– Jimmy is an incredibly stupid teenage boy.
Jimmy the Idiot Boy
Sody Pop – Sody is a 15-year-old [1 ] Canadian girl who is Jimmy's love interest. But George Liquor tells her to stay away from Jimmy.
"Slab 'n' Ernie" – Slab and Ernie, two bullies, are George's nephews and Jimmy's cousins.
"Dirty Dog" – "Dirty Dog", the "neighborhood watchdog", does not like cats. In the first episode of The Goddamn George Liquor Program "Dirty Dog" defecates on a lawn, upsetting the sun.
Other characters who appears in comic:
Mable – Mable was George Liquor's wife. After she died, George Liquor preserved her torso and legs and nailed the parts to a trophy stand with the buttocks facing the room.
Merle – 30-year old Merle, a "health nut", is Sody's older sister. Merle tries to seduce George Liquor. "
The Bad Catholic Girls" – Three Catholic school teenage girls who smoke, trying to "corrupt" Jimmy.
Mildrew – Mildrew, Slab and Ernie's mother, is married to Frank, George's brother. George Liquor sometimes flirts with her.
Cigarettes the Cat – Cigarettes is Jimmy's pet cat.
Victor Lugnuts – Lugnuts operates "Victor Lugnuts' House of Meats".
Victor Produce – Lugnuts's rival, Victor Produce, operates a vegetable store.
Eddie the Town Atheist – Eddie, an atheist, is Lugnuts's son. George tries to convince him to adopt Christianity.
General "Buck" Neckfold – Neckfold, a general at The Pentagon, is one of George Liquor's friends.
Nutty the Friendly Dump – Jimmy defecated Nutty. Nutty has corn kernels for eyes.
Dr. Stump – Stump, George Liquor's family doctor, prescribes amputation as treatment for various ills.
Harvey Whiteman, the Barber – Whiteman is George Liquor's barber. "
The Lord" – God is one of George Liquor's " fishing buddies".
References [ edit ]
^ a b c "In His Way, John K. Will Challenge the World". WIRED. 1997-10-08 . Retrieved . 2014-04-29
^ a b "John K's Guide to Surviving the End of Television". Cold Hard Flash. April 23, 2007 . Retrieved . 2008-01-01
^ "Director: John Kricfalusi". Hoytyboy Pictures . Retrieved . 2008-02-09
^ "Flashimation: The Context and Culture of Web Animation" (PDF) . Retrieved . 2008-02-06
^ a b "27th Annual Annie Award Nominee Showcase: Goddamn George Liquor Program". AWM.com . Retrieved . 2007-12-14
^ "ASIFA-Hollywood's 27th Annual Annie Awards". ASIFA Hollywood . Retrieved . 2007-12-14
^ John Kricfalusi (March 20, 2008). "George Liquor Pilot Sketches" . Retrieved . 2009-12-27
^ Wert, Ray (April 27, 2009). "Pontiac Vibe, Solstice Are Dead, Won't Live On As Chevys". Jalopnik.com . Retrieved . 2009-04-27
^ Williams, Frank (June 18, 2009). "Bye-Bye, Vibe". The Truth About Cars . Retrieved . 2009-06-18
^ " George Liquor Storybible", All Kinds of Stuff
^ " George Liquor StoryBible 2 – more characters", All Kinds of Stuff
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