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* BedTrick: One of the only women he's been with in a long time was a blind, Seinfeld-obsessed woman who thought he was [[CastingGag Jason Alexander]] in a duck suit.


* {{Hypocrite}}: He's enraged over Duckman doing anything with his wife, Honey. Never mind that he repeatedly cheated on her with Bernice.

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* {{Hypocrite}}: He's enraged over Duckman doing anything with his wife, Honey. Never mind that he repeatedly cheated on her with Bernice.Bernice, including earlier that evening.


* NotSoDifferent: Resents Duckman for his childhood torment and being made the most unpopular kid in school. "Cock Tales for Four" reveals that Duckman was also a frequent target of abuse and only teased King Chicken to be one of the guys even if for a brief moment.

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* NotSoDifferent: Resents Duckman for his childhood torment and being made the most unpopular kid in school. "Cock Tales for Four" reveals that Duckman was also a frequent target of abuse abuse, second only to King Chicken himself, and only teased King Chicken to be one of the guys even if for a brief moment.


* FunnyAnimal: Lampshaded in "Forbidden Fruit" when he's ostracized by society.

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* FunnyAnimal: Lampshaded {{Lampshade|Hanging}}d in "Forbidden Fruit" when he's ostracized by society.



* BerserkButton: They actually reach a breaking point with Duckman after he stays at their house in ''Forbidden Fruit''. He keeps them up all night, cooks their last-of-their-kind spotted finch eggs for breakfast, and completely trashes the place.

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* BerserkButton: They actually reach a breaking point with Duckman after he stays at their house in ''Forbidden Fruit''."Forbidden Fruit". He keeps them up all night, cooks their last-of-their-kind spotted finch eggs for breakfast, and completely trashes the place.



* BondVillainStupidity: He leaves Duckman bound to a chair in ''Joking The Chicken'', promising to finishing him off after the concert is over. Seems like he didn't expect the janitor.

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* BondVillainStupidity: He leaves Duckman bound to a chair in ''Joking The Chicken'', "Joking the Chicken", promising to finishing finish him off after the concert is over. Seems like he didn't expect the janitor.


* AmbiguousGender: In the episode ''Exile in Guyville'', all men and women are divided by a wall and those who are sexually confused become the guards, and the only two guards shown are Fluffy and Uranus.

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* AmbiguousGender: In the episode ''Exile "Exile in Guyville'', Guyville", all men and women are divided by a wall and those who are sexually confused become the guards, and the only two guards shown are Fluffy and Uranus.

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* TheDogBitesBack: When Duckman abuses their hospitality, they snap and give him a long, swear-laden rant before kicking him out.


'''Duckman:''' Threesome?\\

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'''Duckman:''' Threesome?\\[[TwinThreesomeFantasy Threesome]]?\\


* CriminalDoppelganger: She looks exactly like Grandma-Ma, and her episode ends with Agnes staying undercover as Grandma-Ma while the real Grandma-Ma is jailed. This goes on for thirty or so episodes until ''You've Come A Long Way'', when the Duckman family is enslaved by an evil tobacco company, and Agnes decides to bust out along with Duckman.

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* ChainedHeat: The second half of "You've Come a Wrong Way, Baby" is her and Duckman being in this situation.
* CriminalDoppelganger: She looks exactly like Grandma-Ma, and her episode ends with Agnes staying undercover as Grandma-Ma while the real Grandma-Ma is jailed. This goes on for thirty or so episodes until ''You've "You've Come A Long Way'', a Wrong Way, Baby", when the Duckman family is enslaved by an evil tobacco company, and Agnes decides to bust out along with Duckman.
* HeelFaceTurn: Was a vicious criminal in her first appearance, but "You've Come a Wrong Way, Baby" shows she's mellowed out and grown to like Duckman and his family. She even got a pardon when it was all over.
* TwinSwitch: Season 3's "Aged Heat" is built on this, as Agnes uses Grandma-Ma to escape during a robbery. The final twist is that the characters didn't actually send the right one to prison in the end. It's not until Season 4 is almost over that the situation is resolved.


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* NightmareFace: When her true nature is revealed, she sports some extremely frightening looks.


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* KarmaHoudiniWarranty: "Sperms of Endearment" is the only time he actually suffers for his sleazy ways: getting tormented by Duckman-like children.


* DeterminedDefeatist: He's constantly surly, depressed, and annoyed with his life, but he explicitly states he keeps going out of some hope that if he keeps going it will get better somehow.

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* DeterminedDefeatist: He's constantly surly, depressed, and annoyed with his life, but he explicitly states he keeps going out of some hope that if he keeps going it his life will get better somehow.



* HappilyMarried: Duckman's relationship with Beatrice, until she died. Duckman's still affected by it and continues to mourn her for years as his only true love after his death.

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* HappilyMarried: Duckman's relationship with Beatrice, until she died. Duckman's still affected by it and continues to mourn her for years as his only true love after his her supposed death.



* ChessmasterSidekick: Not that it takes much to outthink Duckman to begin with.

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* ChessmasterSidekick: Not that it takes much to outthink out-think Duckman to begin with.



* HeroicSelfDeprecation: It's implied multiple times throughout the series that Cornfed suffers from critically low self-esteem, longing for a purpose in life which is manifested in his multiple exploits. Not to mention his anxiety over being a virgin for much of the show despite being well into adulthood. It wasn't until he met Duckman and started working for him that he found his life's true calling.



* StrawFeminist: She's prone to spouting anti-men rhetoric and is the first to complain on the subject of female rights, which she mainly just uses as an excuse to emasculate men. Predominantly Duckman.



* IdenticalTwinIDTag: Charles has lighter coloured hair then Mambo.

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* IdenticalTwinIDTag: Charles has lighter coloured colored hair then Mambo.


* TheDreaded: His arrival causes Duckman to have horrible, nightmarish visions and is played as an abusive KnightOfCeberus for Duckman.

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* TheDreaded: His arrival causes Duckman to have horrible, nightmarish visions and is played as an abusive KnightOfCeberus KnightOfCerebus for Duckman.


* TheDreaded: His arrival causes Duckman to have horrible, nightmarish visions and is played as an abusive KnightOfCerberus for Duckman.

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* TheDreaded: His arrival causes Duckman to have horrible, nightmarish visions and is played as an abusive KnightOfCerberus KnightOfCeberus for Duckman.


* TheDreaded: His arrival causes Duckman to have horrible, nightmarish visions.

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* TheDreaded: His arrival causes Duckman to have horrible, nightmarish visions.visions and is played as an abusive KnightOfCerberus for Duckman.


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* EvilCounterpart: Uncle Mo's essentially what Duckman would become if he had no scruples at all or cared for anyone but himself. Duckman himself acknowledges this comparison.


* OOCIsSeriousBusiness: How do you know saying goodbye to his boys in "The Amazing Colossal Duckman" is serious? Duckman remembers Mambo's name.



* DumbIsGood: The dumbest member of the family is easily the kindest.
* EstablishingCharacterMoment: While "I, Duckman" establishes his stupidity immediately (he swallowed Bernice's stopwatch), it's the final scene where he talks to Duckman that establishes how kindhearted he is and how unusually profound he can be.



* GoodIsDumb: The dumbest member of the family is easily the kindest.



* MissingMom: His mother, Beatrice, died when he was very young.

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* MissingMom: His mother, Beatrice, died when he was very young. "Research and Destroy" shows that she is the inspiration behind his poetry.



* AccidentalMisnaming: Duckman would often get Mambo's name wrong, usually referring to him as another time of dance like Meringue or Macarena.

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* AccidentalMisnaming: Duckman would often get Mambo's name wrong, usually referring to him as another time of dance like Meringue or Macarena. On rare occasions, he doesn't even use a word starting with M.




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* TwinTelepathy: They demonstrate this ability in "Bonfire of the Panties" during a ride in the car. It was probably a given since they share a body.


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* DeterminedDefeatist: He's constantly surly, depressed, and annoyed with his life, but he explicitly states he keeps going out of some hope that if he keeps going it will get better somehow.



* FreudianExcuse: See HilariouslyAbusiveChildhood below. Beyond that, his life is just a never-ending corridor of torture.

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* FreudianExcuse: See HilariouslyAbusiveChildhood below. Beyond that, his life is just a never-ending corridor of torture.torture which he continuously lampshades.



* HappilyMarried: Duckman's relationship with Beatrice, until she died. Duckman's still affected by it.

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* HappilyMarried: Duckman's relationship with Beatrice, until she died. Duckman's still affected by it.it and continues to mourn her for years as his only true love after his death.



* HilariouslyAbusiveChildhood: His mother constantly neglected him and he never really had a true father figure.

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* HilariouslyAbusiveChildhood: His mother constantly neglected him in favor of sleeping around with multiple men in a mournful attempt to find a replacement for Duckman's father after his death and he never really had a true father figure.



** He recalls in "Cellar Beware" how he was caught stealing candy as a child. His father had the police chief put him in a jail cell to teach him a lesson. However, the chief hit his head fifteen minutes later and became comatose. Since no one else knew why he was there, Duckman was stuck in the cell for sixteen months.

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** He recalls in "Cellar Beware" how he was caught stealing candy as a child. His father had the police chief put him in a jail cell to teach him a lesson. However, the chief hit his head fifteen minutes later and became comatose. Since no one else knew why he was there, Duckman was stuck in the cell for sixteen months.months, still sadly believing his father would come for him and cared for him.

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