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Jim Carrey as Skip TarkentonSkip Tarkenton - Young and talented newcomer (Jim Carrey) to the animation business who worked in a small, rundown animation studio in Hollywood on the sitcom DUCK FACTORY/NBC/1984. The series featured the Saturday morning crimefighting cartoon character "Dippy Duck" who battled such enemies as Irving the Terrible and Rotten Renaldo.

The show's staff of zany artists produced this fictional television cartoon for  The series focused on the relationship of Skip Tarkenton and the veteran nearly burned out cartoonist, Brooks Carmichael (Jack Gilford) as they worked on the Dippy Duck strip (for Buddy Winkler Production) which was always threatened with cancellation by the network. Don Messick, a veteran voice-over expert in real life, played the role of Wally Wooster, the man behind the voice of Dippy Duck.

Jim Carrey as Skip Tarkenton
Skip Tarkenton at the "Duck Factory"


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