Western Animation / The Dirdy Birdy

The Dirdy Birdy (1994) is an animated short created by John R. Dilworth, creator of Courage the Cowardly Dog. It features a dimwitted bird name Purdy who falls in love with a cat named Fergurina. The short consists of Purdy trying to win Fergurina's affections (by showing his backside of all things) and getting rejected (and pummeled) in the process.

It can be seen here.


  • Abhorrent Admirer: Fergurina unsurprisingly doesn't appreciate a bird constantly mooning her to show his affection.
  • Cats Are Mean: Fergurina. Though to be fair she was just minding her own business until Purdy showed up.
  • Freudian Excuse: In the redux, it's revealed Purdy moons people because just before his dad left his family, he mooned Purdy.