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** In the beginning of the episode, Bev is shown watching a romance movie on the TV. The movie ends with the characters french kissing.


** In the scene where Rocko, Heffer and Filburt search for the Bigheads' child so that the Fatheads special could be made with the involvement of the original creator, one part has the trio asking a monkey washing what appears to be two big pink rocks. The pink rocks turns out to be the backside of a female elephant, who freaks out over being spied on while bathing. Heffer even takes a picture with his phone before the three leave.

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** In the scene where Rocko, Heffer and Filburt search for the Bigheads' child so that the Fatheads special could be made with the involvement of the original creator, one part has the trio asking a monkey washing what appears to be two big pink rocks.rocks, in front of a building resembling the Taj Mahal. The pink rocks turns out to be the backside of a female elephant, who freaks out over being spied on while bathing. Heffer even takes a picture with his phone before the three leave.


* In "Canned", Rocko is seen working briefly takes a job as a phone operator. The poster behind him says “Be hot. Be naughty” Be courteous”. When the caller (who turns out to be Bev) recognizes Rocko, they quickly hang up.


** In once scene, Rocko is seen picking berries from a bush and then accidentally grabs a bear's ''genitals''. Sadly, this was one of many innuendos that only made it past the radar the first time around. The reruns in America have the scene cut just as Rocko is about to pick the berries from the bush, but a lot of overseas airings (some of which from countries where the censorship is a lot tighter than what America dishes out -- i.e., the UK and Australia have the scene uncut.[[note]] Just look at how they edit ''WesternAnimation/AdventureTime'' and ''WesternAnimation/RegularShow'' for a glimpse at what they find offensive. Some of it is in compliance with what America would find offensive for kids shows on TV; others go by their own rules and beliefs. [[/note]])

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** In once scene, Rocko is seen picking berries from a bush and then accidentally grabs a bear's ''genitals''.''berries'', causing the best to run in pain with his hands on his crotch. Sadly, this was one of many innuendos that only made it past the radar the first time around. The reruns in America have the scene cut just as Rocko is about to pick the berries from the bush, but a lot of overseas airings (some of which from countries where the censorship is a lot tighter than what America dishes out -- i.e., the UK and Australia have the scene uncut.[[note]] Just look at how they edit ''WesternAnimation/AdventureTime'' and ''WesternAnimation/RegularShow'' for a glimpse at what they find offensive. Some of it is in compliance with what America would find offensive for kids shows on TV; others go by their own rules and beliefs. [[/note]])


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*In "Canned", Rocko is seen working briefly takes a job as a phone operator. The poster behind him says “Be hot. Be naughty” Be courteous”. When the caller (who turns out to be Bev) recognizes Rocko, they quickly hang up.


* "Road Rashed" has Rocko and Heffer going on a road trip, and eventually find themselves at a NoTellMotel (named ''[[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin No Tell Motel]]'', no less) to spend the night. When Rocko requests a room for the night, the clerk asks "The whole night?" then whistles in amazement. The next shot shows the outside of the hotel, with Heffer dreaming about Sheila, and the [[DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything sounds of bed springs rocking]]. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CWplbcjU4q4 Rocko angrily calls his name in annoyance]].[[note]] This is implied to be ADateWithRosiePalms, but given Heffer's tendency to sleep walk, speculation leads that he might have been [[BlackComedyRape setting up on Rocko]]. [[/note]] The clerk also states they had had a "premature departure" (slang for premature ejaculation), and is also quite clearly a racist caricature of an Asian. Quite tellingly, this scene was actually ''censored'' in reruns.

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* "Road Rashed" has Rocko and Heffer going on a road trip, and eventually find themselves at a NoTellMotel (named ''[[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin No Tell Motel]]'', no less) to spend the night. When Rocko requests a room for the night, the clerk asks "The whole night?" then whistles in amazement. The next shot shows the outside of the hotel, with Heffer dreaming about Sheila, and the [[DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything sounds of bed springs rocking]]. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CWplbcjU4q4 Rocko angrily calls his name in annoyance]].[[note]] This is implied to be ADateWithRosiePalms, but given Heffer's tendency to sleep walk, speculation leads that he might have been [[BlackComedyRape setting up on Rocko]]. [[/note]] The clerk also states they had had a "premature departure" (slang for premature ejaculation), and is also quite clearly a racist caricature of an stereotypically Asian. Quite tellingly, this scene was actually ''censored'' in reruns.


Because it is a children's cartoon show from the mid-1990s, ''Rocko's Modern Life'' had a virtual laundry list of "adult" jokes and innuendo that, for the most part, got by without the censors intervening. This show did a better, subtler job of getting away with these kind of jokes than its contemporaries at the time (''including'' Creator/JohnKricfalusi's ''WesternAnimation/TheRenAndStimpyShow'') and is a forerunner to how most works from [[UsefulNotes/TheMillenniumAgeOfAnimation the late 1990s to the present]] (''especially'' late 2000s/early 2010s Creator/CartoonNetwork shows) get away with dubious content.

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Because it is Despite being on Nickelodeon, a children's cartoon show from the mid-1990s, kids’ network, ''Rocko's Modern Life'' had a virtual laundry list of "adult" jokes and innuendo that, for the most part, got by without the censors intervening. This show did a better, subtler job of getting away with these kind of jokes than its contemporaries at the time (''including'' Creator/JohnKricfalusi's ''WesternAnimation/TheRenAndStimpyShow'') ''WesternAnimation/TheRenAndStimpyShow'', although that had a bigger emphasis on shock value) and is a forerunner to how most works from [[UsefulNotes/TheMillenniumAgeOfAnimation the late 1990s to the present]] (''especially'' late 2000s/early 2010s Creator/CartoonNetwork shows) get away with dubious content.


** One bit has Rocko pointing at a rebus-like design that shows a dog minus two ''baseballs'' as he says, "We'll try the neutering function later."

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** One bit has Rocko pointing at a rebus-like design that shows a dog minus two ''baseballs'' as he says, "We'll "Gee, maybe we should try the neutering function device later."

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** At the end of the episode, Heffer's fat (after he got liposuction) tells him to "get bent".

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** A crab exclaims a single phrase in Spanish before running away: "Oi! Mi culito me pica!" [[BilingualBonus It translates to "My ass itches"]].


* In once scene from CampingEpisode "Hut Sut Raw", Rocko is seen picking berries from a bush and then accidentally grabs a bear's ''genitals''. Sadly, this was one of many innuendos that only made it past the radar the first time around. The reruns in America have the scene cut just as Rocko is about to pick the berries from the bush, but a lot of overseas airings (some of which from countries where the censorship is a lot tighter than what America dishes out -- i.e., the UK and Australia have the scene uncut.[[note]] Just look at how they edit ''WesternAnimation/AdventureTime'' and ''WesternAnimation/RegularShow'' for a glimpse at what they find offensive. Some of it is in compliance with what America would find offensive for kids shows on TV; others go by their own rules and beliefs. [[/note]])

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* In once scene from CampingEpisode "Hut Sut Raw", Raw":
** In once scene,
Rocko is seen picking berries from a bush and then accidentally grabs a bear's ''genitals''. Sadly, this was one of many innuendos that only made it past the radar the first time around. The reruns in America have the scene cut just as Rocko is about to pick the berries from the bush, but a lot of overseas airings (some of which from countries where the censorship is a lot tighter than what America dishes out -- i.e., the UK and Australia have the scene uncut.[[note]] Just look at how they edit ''WesternAnimation/AdventureTime'' and ''WesternAnimation/RegularShow'' for a glimpse at what they find offensive. Some of it is in compliance with what America would find offensive for kids shows on TV; others go by their own rules and beliefs. [[/note]])



** Also, there is a camper with a bumper sticker that says "Take my guns away and I'll kill you."

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** Also, there There is a camper with a bumper sticker that says "Take my guns away and I'll kill you."



* In "The Big Question", Dr. Hutchison's mother, the widow Hutchison, doesn't want a turtle and cat together, [[DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything paralleling some people's disdain for any marriage that isn't considered "traditional" or "normal" (interracial, homosexual, inter-religious, etc)]]. [[spoiler: It turns out that it's because ''she'' was married to one, who is Paula's father. She hates turtles because she thinks they're irresponsible and don't care about their children. The implications pile up.]]

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* In "The Big Question", Question":
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Dr. Hutchison's mother, the widow Hutchison, doesn't want a turtle and cat together, [[DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything paralleling some people's disdain for any marriage that isn't considered "traditional" or "normal" (interracial, homosexual, inter-religious, etc)]]. [[spoiler: It turns out that it's because ''she'' was married to one, who is Paula's father. She hates turtles because she thinks they're irresponsible and don't care about their children. The implications pile up.]]



* In "Love Spanked", Rocko enters a romantic game show. Long story short, he gets to choose between three women, who all appear in silhouettes, and they're each introduced individually. The last silhouette is that of a very attractive woman who enjoys spending a lot of time on the couch [[note]] which is technically true since the mystery date turns out to be [[LazyBum Heffer]] [[/note]], which makes Rocko a little too eager. As he tries to run towards her, his thought bubble is that of a jackhammer rapidly hitting the ground. Throbbing manhood, much?

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* In "Love Spanked", Spanked":
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Rocko enters a romantic game show. Long story short, he gets to choose between three women, who all appear in silhouettes, and they're each introduced individually. The last silhouette is that of a very attractive woman who enjoys spending a lot of time on the couch [[note]] which is technically true since the mystery date turns out to be [[LazyBum Heffer]] [[/note]], which makes Rocko a little too eager. As he tries to run towards her, his thought bubble is that of a jackhammer rapidly hitting the ground. Throbbing manhood, much?



* "The Emperor's New Joe,"

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* "The Emperor's New Joe," Joe"



* A flashback in "Cruisin'" shows a younger Grandpa Wolfe whispering something into Winnifred Wolf's ear, which causes her to slap him in the face.

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A flashback in "Cruisin'" shows a younger Grandpa Wolfe whispering something into Winnifred Wolf's ear, which causes her to slap him in the face.


** When Ralph was pulls out the donut from his pocket, it's quite obvious from everybody's reaction that they thought he was pulling out a gun.

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** When Ralph was pulls out the donut from his pocket, it's quite obvious from everybody's reaction that they thought he was pulling out a gun.

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** When Ralph was pulls out the donut from his pocket, it's quite obvious from everybody's reaction that they thought he was pulling out a gun.


* In "No Pain No Gain", there's a scene where Heffer was sitting at a weight training station with his back to the camera. All we see is his arms moving back and forth. A woman comes up and asks if he needs any help, to which he replies. "Yeah" then holds up a plate, a pair of chopsticks, and says, "These plastic things can't cut my burrito."

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* In "No Pain No Gain", there's Gain":
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a scene where Heffer was sitting at a weight training station with his back to the camera. All we see is his arms moving back and forth. A woman comes up and asks if he needs any help, to which he replies. "Yeah" then holds up a plate, a pair of chopsticks, and says, "These plastic things can't cut my burrito."



* "Flu-in-You-Enza" featured a scene in a hospital, where a call for "Doctor Philiac, Doctor [[ILoveTheDead Ned Crow-Philiac]]" is heard.
** Also, the crazy doctor [[PunnyName Ben Dova]] (who, according to the hippo nurse, is a mental patient who was supposed to be strapped to the bed) reaching down (below the black) and asking him to cough, then doing something to him that involved a rubber glove and ended with Rocko walking shakily out of the doctor's office. Later, Dr. Dova appears as a pro wrestler, and is introduced as "the proctologist of pain".

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* "Flu-in-You-Enza" featured "Flu-in-You-Enza":
** The episode features
a scene in a hospital, where a call for "Doctor Philiac, Doctor [[ILoveTheDead Ned Crow-Philiac]]" is heard.
** Also, the The crazy doctor [[PunnyName Ben Dova]] (who, according to the hippo nurse, is a mental patient who was supposed to be strapped to the bed) reaching down (below the black) and asking him to cough, then doing something to him that involved a rubber glove and ended with Rocko walking shakily out of the doctor's office. Later, Dr. Dova appears as a pro wrestler, and is introduced as "the proctologist of pain".



* In "Sucker for the Suck-O-Matic," right after Rocko, Heffer and Spunky leave the house, there are naked fairies flying around some flowers. When the Suck-O-Matic sucks it up, a fat, shaved gopher in underwear is seen holding binoculars, looking up and panting.

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* In "Sucker for the Suck-O-Matic," right Suck-O-Matic":
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after Rocko, Heffer and Spunky leave the house, there are naked fairies flying around some flowers. When the Suck-O-Matic sucks it up, a fat, shaved gopher in underwear is seen holding binoculars, looking up and panting.



** Also, [[ItMakesSenseInContext there's the scene of Rocko walking around in underwear and Bev walking around in a bath robe.]] Just as Bev is going to pay him for doing chores for her, Mr. Bighead comes home, as Bev is quick to kiss Rocko at that moment, [[OperationJealousy wanting him to get the wrong idea]]. Rocko then literally falls apart in pieces as he nervously try to convince him that it's "[[NotWhatItLooksLike not what he thinks]]". Yeesh. No wonder this episode got pulled off the air.

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** Also, [[ItMakesSenseInContext there's There's the scene of Rocko walking around in underwear and Bev walking around in a bath robe.]] Just as Bev is going to pay him for doing chores for her, Mr. Bighead comes home, as Bev is quick to kiss Rocko at that moment, [[OperationJealousy wanting him to get the wrong idea]]. Rocko then literally falls apart in pieces as he nervously try to convince him that it's "[[NotWhatItLooksLike not what he thinks]]". Yeesh. No wonder this episode got pulled off the air.



-->'''Bev''': Rocko, what do you think about my eyes? Hmmm? ''(Cartoonishly shoves eyes at Rocko.)''
-->'''Rocko''': Yeah, they're...lovely.
-->'''Bev''': Touch them!
-->'''Rocko''': ''(Intimidated, he does)'' Oh... yes... Very soft and ...veiny.

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-->'''Bev''': --->'''Bev''': Rocko, what do you think about my eyes? Hmmm? ''(Cartoonishly shoves eyes at Rocko.)''
-->'''Rocko''': --->'''Rocko''': Yeah, they're...lovely.
-->'''Bev''': --->'''Bev''': Touch them!
-->'''Rocko''': --->'''Rocko''': ''(Intimidated, he does)'' Oh... yes... Very soft and ...veiny.

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** In the scene where Rocko, Heffer and Filburt search for the Bigheads' child so that the Fatheads special could be made with the involvement of the original creator, one part has the trio asking a monkey washing what appears to be two big pink rocks. The pink rocks turns out to be the backside of a female elephant, who freaks out over being spied on while bathing. Heffer even takes a picture with his phone before the three leave.

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** Chokey Chicken makes its grand return.
** Bev has a seductive picture of Ed among the postcards that Rachel sent her. Then Bev says that it wasn't supposed to be there.
*** Not to mention that she [[VictoriasSecretCompartment pulls it out of her bosom]].

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