The Goddamn George Liquor Program


The Goddamn George Liquor Program

infobox Television
show_name = The Goddamn George Liquor Program


caption = George Liquor
format = Internet Cartoon
creator = John Kricfalusi

starring = Michael Pataki
John Kricfalusi
country = flagcountry|United States
first_aired = 1997
last_aired = 1998 & December ???, 2008 - ???
status =
num_episodes = 8

"The Goddamn George Liquor Program" is a 1997cite web | title = In His Way, John K. Will Challenge the World | publisher = WIRED | url = http://www.wired.com/culture/lifestyle/news/1997/10/7566 |accessdate = 2008-01-01] cite web | title = John K's Guide to Surviving the End of Television | publisher = Cold Hard Flash| url = http://www.coldhardflash.com/2007/04/john-ks-guide-to-surviving-end-of.html |date = April 23, 2007 |accessdate = 2008-01-01] cite web | title = Director: John Kricfalusi| publisher = Hoytyboy Pictures| url = http://www.hoytyboy.com/directors/Director_John_K/JOhn_K_Bio.html |date = |accessdate = 2008-02-09] 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. cite web | title = Flashimation: The Context and Culture of Web Animation| publisher = | url = http://old.siggraph.org/artdesign/gallery/S06/paper1.pdf |accessdate = 2008-02-06]

Premiering on October 15, 1997, "The Goddamn George Liquor Program" was the first cartoon series to be produced exclusively for the Internet.cite web | title = 27th Annual Annie Award Nominee Showcase: Goddamn George Liquor Program | publisher = AWM.com | url = http://www.awn.com/annieawards/george.php3 |accessdate = 2007-12-14] George appeared on the series with his nephew, 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. In 1999, "The Goddamn George Liquor Program" won an Annie Award for "Outstanding Achievement in an Animated Interactive Production."cite web | title = ASIFA-Hollywood's 27th Annual Annie Awards | publisher = ASIFA Hollywood | url = http://www.asifa-hollywood.org/annies99.html |accessdate = 2007-12-14] The Goddamn George Liquor Program has been revived with Pontiac Vibe as a sponsor, similar to how Futurama was revived by Comedy Central. John Kricfalusi has confirmed that the next episode will premiere around Christmas time.

Characters in the George Liquor universe

The following characters in the George Liquor universe appear in "The Goddamn George Liquor Program". " [http://johnkstuff.blogspot.com/2007/04/george-liquor-storybible.html George Liquor Storybible] ," "All Kinds of Stuff"] [" [http://johnkstuff.blogspot.com/2007/04/george-liquor-bible-2-more-characters.html George Liquor StoryBible 2 - more characters] ," "All Kinds of Stuff"]
* George Liquor, American - Liquor is an ultra-patriotic American.
* Jimmy the Idiot Boy - Jimmy is an incredibly stupid teenage boy.
* Sody Pop - Sody is a 15-year old Canadian who is Jimmy's love interest.
* "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 in the George Liquor universe:
* 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 try 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, proscribes 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

External links

* [http://web.archive.org/web/20060110232431/http://www.retecool.com/spumco/ List of episodes available online]
* [http://groups.yahoo.com/group/george_liquor "George Liquor" Yahoo! Group.]
* [http://mag.awn.com/index.php?article_no=468&ltype=columns&page=2 Animation Sites: Some Stellar Attractions]


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