List of Sitting Ducks episodes

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Sitting Ducks first aired on September 13, 2001.[1] Each episode of Sitting Ducks contained two separate stories. The episodes were run weekly up until the start of November, when the show came to a halt until picking back up in February, running weekly again until the end of the first season. Just after a year the second season begun; it contained the same two-story format for each episode and also had thirteen episodes like the first season. The first season is now aired on Hulu.com.[2]


Overview[edit]

SeasonEpisodesOriginally aired
First airedLast aired
113September 13, 2001 (2001-09-13)March 10, 2002 (2002-03-10)
213April 12, 2002 (2002-04-12)July 5, 2003 (2003-07-05)

Season 1 (2001–02)[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleWritten byOriginal air dateProd.
code
1a1a"Running Duck"Story by : Michael Bedard
Teleplay by : Paul Rugg & Danielle Mentzer
September 13, 2001 (2001-09-13)0001a
Bill is almost attacked by an alligator (Aldo). After finding out that Aldo has a toothache, he takes him to see Cecil, the local dentist.
1b1b"Duck Naked"Danielle MentzerSeptember 13, 2001 (2001-09-13)0001b
After Bill starts losing all of his feathers he goes to Bev for help. Getting all but his tail feathers back on, Bill goes into a feather-making machine for a second time, regaining all of his feathers but also turning green.
2a2a"Ducks for Hire"Thomas HartSeptember 20, 2001 (2001-09-20)0002a
After dropping a fridge on someone's scooter, Ed, Oly, and Waddle must find a job to pay to get it fixed. After getting fired from Bev's Cafe, Bill asks them to help paint a billboard.
2b2b"Hic Hic Hooray"Story by : John Hoberg
Teleplay by : Richard Albrecht & Casey Keller
September 20, 2001 (2001-09-20)0002b
Aldo volunteers to be the fifth member in Bill's Squaddle game, but Bill tries to stop him because he hasn't told his family his best friend is an alligator. Aldo also gets a case of the giccups (gator hiccups) so Bill and some of their friends try to make the giccups go away.
3a3a"Peeking Duck"Richard Albrecht and Casey KellerSeptember 27, 2001 (2001-09-27)0003a
While using his new telescope Bill spots Aldo in Cecil and Claire's apartment. After being told that Aldo has eaten Cecil and Claire by Ed, Waddle and Oly, they go to the apartment finding that Aldo is only baby-sitting for the weekend.
3b3b"Fred's Meltdown"Story by : Michael Bedard
Teleplay by : Sean Roche
September 27, 2001 (2001-09-27)0003b
After Fred the penguin's air-conditioners cause a town power failure, every duck refuses to let him into the pond to cool off. So Bill and Fred go to Swampwood to get some ice and almost get killed while doing it.
4a4a"Mind Over Mallard"Don GilliesOctober 4, 2001 (2001-10-04)0004a
Cecil tries to help Bill so he can achieve his dream of learning to fly. After trying over and over again, Bill eventually gets hurt and ends up in hospital.
4b4b"The Fly Who Loved Me"Story by : Walt Kubiak
Teleplay by : Danielle Mentzer
October 4, 2001 (2001-10-04)0004b
After being bothered by a fly while trying to sleep Bill decides to go the decoy for a milkshake. He finds Bev tied up by an alligator pretending to be a duck. With Bill and Bev trying their best to get away the fly goes and bothers Aldo to get him to come and help.
5a5a"Feeding Frenzy"Michael MertonOctober 11, 2001 (2001-10-11)0005a
Bev starts losing her customers after Waddle creates green waffles that everyone loves. But after the waffles cause the feathers of ducks to start falling out of them, they quickly go out of business.
5b5b"Bev's Big Day"Danielle Mentzer, Jill Gorey, Barbara Herndon, and Christine BallingOctober 11, 2001 (2001-10-11)0005b
After Bill and his friends forget Bev's birthday, she closes the cafe until further notice, so Bill and friends help Bev to remember the first time they met.
6a6a"Born to Be Wild"Story by : Michael Bedard
Teleplay by : Richard Liebmann-Smith
October 18, 2001 (2001-10-18)0006a
After hitting his head in a scooter accident, Waddle begins acting like a primitive duck and ends up on a billboard.
6b6b"Bill Hatches an Egg"Don GilliesOctober 18, 2001 (2001-10-18)0006b
Bill and Aldo find an egg in the park, with Bill thinking it's a duck egg and Aldo thinking it's an alligator egg. However, they are both proved wrong after it turns out to be a turtle egg.
7a7a"Hey... Bill's on the News"Sean RocheOctober 25, 2001 (2001-10-25)0007a
Bill has to go out and buy a satellite dish in order to watch a special on The Flight Channel.
7b7b"Got Milk?"Barbara Herndon and Jill GoreyOctober 25, 2001 (2001-10-25)0007b
The cows have gone on strike, so the milk supply for the town is cut off. Bill is sent in to persuade them to start supplying again.
8a8a"License to Scoot"Danielle MentzerNovember 1, 2001 (2001-11-01)0008a
Fred likes Dottie and with Bill's help, nervously asks her out.
8b8b"The Old Duck and the Sea"Richard Albrecht and Casey KellerNovember 1, 2001 (2001-11-01)0008b
After Aldo wins another bowling trophy, Bill realizes that he has never won a trophy himself, so he goes out to the city pond to fish for a rare marine animal.
9a9a"Pest of a Guest"Ken Koonce and David WeimersFebruary 10, 2002 (2002-02-10)0009a
After Bill hurts Raoul's foot in the window, he has to take care of him. However Raoul begins to take advantage of Bill even though his foot was never really injured.
9b9b"Getting Away from It All"Story by : Michael Bedard
Teleplay by : Richard Albrecht & Casey Keller
February 10, 2002 (2002-02-10)0009b
Bill decides he needs some time to himself only to find Ed, Waddle and Oly in his house watching TV. So he takes a boat to a private island only to have his boat float away. While on the island, he makes a new friend in a chicken and is almost eaten by alligators. When Ed, Oly, and Waddle notice Bill is missing, they set off to rescue him.
10a10a"Midnight Snack"Don GilliesFebruary 17, 2002 (2002-02-17)0010a
When Bill is almost eaten by a sleepwalking Aldo, he tries to get Aldo to eat duck food but to no avail. So Bill takes him to cecil which doesn't work and then tries a psychiatrist which also fails. In the end they find out that they both like to eat fish.
10b10b"The Visitor"Story by : Michael Bedard
Teleplay by : Richard Albrecht & Casey Keller
February 17, 2002 (2002-02-17)0010b
An alien named Zug visits Ducktown with a remote that can control people. Finding it funny at first, their opinion changes when Aldo is frozen, Ed, Oly and Waddle are put into a video game they are playing, and Bill gets shrunk. In the end Zug's parents arrive and he gets grounded.
11a11a"Ducks on Ice"Don GilliesFebruary 24, 2002 (2002-02-24)0011a
To celebrate Penguin Day, Bill and his friends go down to central pond. However a fierce wind blows then over to the alligators' side of the pond where they have to agree to play the alligators kids at a game of Ice Pucky or be eaten.
11b11b"Where's Aldo"Richard Liebmann-SmithFebruary 24, 2002 (2002-02-24)0011b
After Bill and Aldo have a fight over Aldo's clumsiness, Aldo leaves. Bill regrets the fight so Bill, Ed, Oly and Waddle head off to Swampwood to try to make up.
12a12a"Great White Hype"Story by : Michael Bedard
Teleplay by : and Ken Koonce & Dave Weimers
March 3, 2002 (2002-03-03)0012a
A boxing match between Crazy Bob the duck and an alligator known as the Green Death! has come to town and everyone is taking bets. However Bill finds out what is going on behind the match and then the tables turn.
12b12b"Waddle's Spud Bud"Don GilliesMarch 3, 2002 (2002-03-03)0012b
After Aldo performs a magic trick on Bill turning him into a potato, Waddle babysits the potato he believes to be Bill for the day. In the end he realizes that he took the illusion a little too seriously.
13a13a"Denture Adventure"Barbara Herndon and Jill GoreyMarch 10, 2002 (2002-03-10)0013a
Cecil shows Bill his new invention, ducky dentures, but says that the duck public isn't ready for the power of having teeth. Bill then takes the denture from Cecil's office and ends up having a dream that all the ducks have teeth and want to attack him.
13b13b"All in a Day's Work"Tom HartMarch 10, 2002 (2002-03-10)0013b
Bill ask Aldo if he wants to go to a concert but Aldo refuses because he is too tired from work. When Bill asks what Aldo does for a job, Aldo refuses to tell him because his job involves cooking ducks. So Bill goes to Aldo's factory and is almost eaten by other alligators. Aldo finds Bill and claims that Bill is his lunch. In the end Aldo decides he is going to quit his job.

Season 2 (2002–03)[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleWritten byOriginal air dateProd.
code
14a1a"Holding Pen 13"James MagonApril 12, 2002 (2002-04-12)5427a
After Ed, Oly and Waddle win a contest they didn't sign up for, they find themselves imprisoned in Swampwood. When Bill learns of their location Aldo and he have to sneak in and help them.
14b1b"Daredevil Ducks"Danielle MentzerApril 12, 2002 (2002-04-12)5427b
Ed, Oly and Waddle break their television while watching "Daredevil Ducks" so they go over to Bill's to finish watching the show. They find out that they could win a new TV if they could complete a dare which involves rubbing an alligator's stomach until it falls asleep. When Aldo refuses to help them, they seek out another alligator in Swampwood which almost gets them killed.
15a2a"Aldo the Duck"Vinny MontelloApril 19, 2002 (2002-04-19)5428a
Aldo gets a craving to eat ducks so he goes to see Cecil for a way to fix it. Cecil gives him duck hormones to stop the cravings but Aldo takes too many and starts to turn into a duck.
15b2b"Chasing Andy"Sindy McKayApril 19, 2002 (2002-04-19)5428b
Aldo has to watch his cousin Andy but when a bowling championship turns out to be on the same weekend he asks Bill to watch Andy. However Andy bits one of Waddle's feather giving him a craving for duck and tries to eat the ducks of Ducktown.
16a3a"Feet of Fortune"Larry SwerdloveApril 26, 2002 (2002-04-26)5429a
Bill and Aldo get told that Bev can tell peoples fortunes by looking at their feet. Bev tells Bill he has bad luck all over him and Bill starts to experience bad luck. But in the end they find out that Bev had the chart upside down and all the bad luck was in Bill's head.
16b3b"The Great Scooter Race"Ford Riley, Tedd Anasti, and Patsy CameronApril 26, 2002 (2002-04-26)5429b
Bev bets Ed that she can beat him in a scooter race for milkshakes. Although Bev can't ride a scooter at first, she eventually picks up the skill which cause Ed, Oly and Waddle to try and cheat to win.
17a4a"O'Brother What Art Thou"Michael DobkinsMay 3, 2002 (2002-05-03)5430a
Bill finds out that Aldo has a secret club. Bill then follows Aldo to a bowling alley dressed as an alligator, but when they want to initiate him into the club, Bill reveals he is a duck and almost gets eaten.
17b4b"Urban Legend"Sib VentressMay 3, 2002 (2002-05-03)5430b
Aldo has a nightmare about Quack the Ripper, a monstrous duck that shows up every midnight. He tells his friends that Quack is feared by all the alligators in Swampwood, so Ed comes up with an idea to make Waddle dress up like Quack. Something goes wrong and Waddle is almost eaten until the real Quack shows up and scares off the alligators.
18a5a"Fred's Fever"Doug MolitorMay 10, 2002 (2002-05-10)5431a
Fred gets sick on the day of his test to become an official member of Ducktown. Bill and Aldo help Fred keep cool so he can continue to study. But after he takes the test and passes he becomes delirious, so they must get him into the cold and get rid of the sickness so Fred can become initiated.
18b5b"You're Grounded"Vinny MontelloMay 10, 2002 (2002-05-10)5431b
After flying really crazy Raoul has his flying license grounded. This in turn upsets but also excites Bill because now he doesn't fight with Raoul. When Bill, Aldo, and Bev start to notice that Raoul is feeling down, Bill and Aldo help him get his flying license back so he can go back to being himself again.
19a6a"The Gator in the Mask"Tedd Anasti and Patsy CameronMay 17, 2002 (2002-05-17)5432a
There is a picnic in the park for ducks. Aldo decides he would like to go so he puts on a duck mask so nothing will go wrong. However when two alligators (Homages to Jasper and Horace from One Hundred and One Dalmatians) show up to try and eat the ducks, they target Aldo because they think he is a duck.
19b6b"Lotta Gelata"Story by : Michael Bedard
Teleplay by : Sindy McKay & Vinny Montello
May 17, 2002 (2002-05-17)5432b
Fred's favorite cousin, Gelata, comes to visit. Although all the male ducks take a liking to her leaving no time for Fred to spend with her. The only one who doesn't like her is Waddle whose only desire is ice cream, but in the end Fred gets to spend time with Gelata.
20a7a"Feather Island"James MagonMay 24, 2002 (2002-05-24)5433a
After Drill Sergeant Duck bans Bill and Aldo from spending time together, they decide to go on a treasure hunt. However Ed, Oly, Waddle and Raoul follow them while trying to turn them all against each other. It turns out that the treasure wasn't what they expected but just a means for Bill and Aldo to spend time together.
20b7b"King of the Bongos"Danielle MentzerMay 24, 2002 (2002-05-24)5433b
After listening to the radio Bill gets a chance to meet his idol King of the Bongos. However when the King goes missing, Bill and Aldo set out to find him only to find out that the King is a little crazy. Bill decides he prefers the King's music to the King himself.
21a8a"Fred's Secret"Carin-Greenberg BakerMay 31, 2002 (2002-05-31)5434a
After seeing Fred with a mysterious package, Bill, Ed, Oly and Waddle begin to spy on him to find out what he is hiding. Soon they discover that Fred is actually building a satellite so they all can watch an Ice Pucky match on TV.
21b8b"Aldo's Uncle Artie"Tim McKeonMay 31, 2002 (2002-05-31)5434b
Aldo is going out of town for a bowling tournament and needs someone to look after his blind Uncle Artie. Bill volunteers and he and Artie soon become friends. But when Artie says something about ducks that annoys Bill, Bill tells him he is a duck. Artie then tries to eat Bill, but Aldo comes back in the nick of time and saves Bill.
22a9a"Close Encounters of the Green Kind"Danielle Mentzer, Kate Wharmby, and Michael MaurerJune 7, 2003 (2003-06-07)5435a
Waddle gets a new girlfriend, Alley, who is an alligator. But when she keeps drooling over him he begins not to trust her. Bill reminds Waddle about how no one trusted Aldo at first when he returned to Ducktown, so Waddle tells Alley he could trust her more if she didn't drool as much.
22b9b"Gonna Getcha Gator"Danielle MentzerJune 7, 2003 (2003-06-07)5435b
Drill Sergeant Duck wants to win the Outstanding Sergeant of the Year Award and decides the only way to win it is by catching an alligator. She decides to go after Aldo, so Bill and Aldo must stay one step ahead of her. She ends up arresting Bev, Ed, Fred, Oly, Waddle and Aldo but then loses the award because it is revealed that she arrested Aldo for nothing.
23a10a"Nothing but the Truth"Vinny MontelloJune 14, 2003 (2003-06-14)5436a
Everyone one is tired of Ed's lying so they go to see Cecil to get something which will fix his lying problem. Cecil gives them a spray but Waddle and Oly go around and spray everyone and Bill ends up trying to tell Bev he likes her.
23b10b"Duck and Cover"Mark YoungJune 14, 2003 (2003-06-14)5436
Bev is almost eaten by an alligator while outback of the cafe. However Bill can't get out there to save her, but two members from the Ducktown Defense League end up coming to her rescue. Subsequently, Bill joins the League and ends up becoming a hero to all ducks in the League, and even Drill Sergeant Duck.
24a11a"Iced Duck"James MagonJune 21, 2003 (2003-06-21)5437a
A huge block is delivered to the cafe and Bill and Aldo notice that there is an ancient Caveduck stuck in the ice after the ice begins to melt.
24b11b"Duck Footed"Jeff StockwellJune 21, 2003 (2003-06-21)5437b
After Bev's dance partner drops out of the Ducktown's annual Shake and Shimmy dance contest, Bill volunteers to step in.
25a12a"Free as a Bird"David EhrmanJune 28, 2003 (2003-06-28)5438a
It turns out that Jerry, Bill's parrot, can talk and has been ordering things with Bill's credit card. Bill gets suspicious when he receives a delivery that he didn't order. After trying and failing to get Jerry to tell him who ordered it, Bill decides to set Jerry free thinking it will give him something to talk about. But when Jerry doesn't return Bill begins to worry.
25b12b"Fowl Weather Feathers"Sarah WeeksJune 28, 2003 (2003-06-28)5438bb
Ducktown is facing a feather shortage and is in danger from Swamptown. Bill manages to convince Oly to donate some of his feathers, which turn out to be unique. When Oly becomes a celebrity amongst Ducks and Gators alike, Bill and Aldo realize that if Oly is producing all the feathers, the Gators will have no use for the rest of the Ducks and will eat them.
26a13a"Duck Lover"Kate Donahue, Scott Kreamer, and Michael MaurerJuly 5, 2003 (2003-07-05)5439a
When the other gators start making fun of Aldo because his best friend is a duck he doesn't feel anyone respects him anymore not even in Ducktown.
26b13b"Outback Quack"Richard Liebmann-SmithJuly 5, 2003 (2003-07-05)5439
Bills old friend, Outback Quack, comes for a visit and begins to brag about his gator he caught. Aldo then pretends to be Bill's captured gator and scares Quack revealing to everyone that he isn't what he says he is.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sitting Ducks". TV.com. Retrieved 2008-07-18.
  2. ^ "Sitting Ducks". Hulu.com. Retrieved 2008-07-18.