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Rocko's Modern Life: Zanzibar! / Fatal Contraption

Zanzibar!:
O-Town is the location for a giant Earth Day tribute in the form of a musical.

Fatal Contraption:
Rocko buys a food processor that just can't do its job right, so he returns it. The machine attempts to wreak havoc on Rocko, now with a vengeance.


Episode Info


Episode number: 3x13
Production Number: 039
Airdate: Sunday April 21st, 1996



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Guest Stars
Alisa WilsonAlisa Wilson
voiced Singer #1
Recurring
Jennifer Lynn HughesJennifer Lynn Hughes
voiced Singer #2
Recurring
Mr. LawrenceMr. Lawrence
voiced Peter Wolfe
Recurring
James BaileyJames Bailey
voiced Singer #3
Episode Notes
Zanzibar won the 1996 Environmental Media Award (USA) in the Animated Children's category.

There are no spoken lines of dialogue in Fatal Contraption.

This episode premiered on Earth Day.

Some of the rocks in the background during the desert scenes spell put words. One of them is JOE. This is the first name of the creator of the show, Joe Murray.



Episode Quotes
Security Guard: And do ya have an appointment?
Rocko: Uh, this was, sort of, a...spur-of-the-moment, spontaneous thing.
Security Guard: Uh-huh, and how d'ya all know the words?
(pause)
Heffer: Hoh, boy . . . he's gotcha there, Rock.
Rocko: I don't know the words!
Crowd: (singing) He doesn't know the words . . .
Rocko: SHUT UP!

City Hall Song
Singers: You can't fight city hall, you can't fight corporate America, they are big and we are small, you can't fight city hall.

Chorus to Recycling Song
Singers: R-E-C-Y-C-L-E recycle, C-O-N-S-E-R-V-E conserve, don't you P-O-L-L-U-T-E pollute the river, sky, or sea or else you're gonna get what you deserve.



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