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The Goddamn George Liquor Program is a 1997 cartoon series (consisting of 8 one minute shorts) created by John Kricfalusi and starring Ren & Stimpy bit-player George Liquor (American), Jimmy the Idiot Boy, Slab and Ernie and Sody Pop. It is notable for being the very first cartoon series to be animated entirely with Adobe Flash, and the first cartoon series created exclusively for the internet.

The cartoon's bare plot is a simple Slice of Life scenario. It starts on a sunny day, with George Liquor fetching his mentally handicapped nephew Jimmy out of a hen house, and cooks him some bacon. The cartoon then trails off into vignettes involving Jimmy's girlfriend Sody Pop and George's other nephews, Slab and Ernie.

The main character later returned for a couple of Ultimate Fighting Championship promos and a few [adult swim] commercials with Slab and Ernie before having one more appearance in Cans Without Labels.



  • Ambiguously Brown: Sody Pop is very tanned, to the point where it would be hard to believe that she's actually caucasian. The tan is gone in the last short, though.
  • Anthropomorphic Personification: In the first episode, not only is the sun shown to be alive, but also several pieces of Dirty Dog's poop laying around George Liquor's yard. One of them is even a mother pushing a baby stroller. Jimmy's tongue comes to life when George asks Jimmy if he wants to lick the bacon grease off a frying pan.
  • Barely-There Swimwear: When Sody Pop abruptly shows up at George's house, she shows off her new bathing suit to Jimmy, which is so ridiculously small that it would barely cover up her nipples and crotch.
  • Bratty Half-Pint: As soon as Slab and Ernie show up at Liquor's doorstep, they start by twisting George's nipples and then wrestle with him. George takes it in good stride, though.
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  • Breaking the Fourth Wall: When George Liquor goes outside to find Jimmy, he steps back and looks at the audience to quip his catchphase. The ending message also as George directly speaking to the audience.
  • Chick Magnet: Jimmy is this to Sody Pop, anyway. While in her first appearance she tries flirting with him by showing him her new bikini, in her second appearance she literally shoves her tongue down his throat as soon as she shows up on screen.
  • Christmas Episode: The last episode skips ahead to George and Jimmy celebrating Christmas, with Sody Pop making another appearance.
  • The Fool: Jimmy the Idiot Boy, who is literally mentally retarded, acts eccentric and is incapable of speech. All of this is Played for Laughs.
  • Get Out!: Played for Laughs when Sody Pop shows up and inspires lustful thoughts in Jimmy, George is not amused and bellows that he's a minor, ordering her to "Be gone, devil spawn!" as he literally slams the door in her face (and gets her imprint stuck in it for a moment).
  • Jail Bait: Sody Pop, Jimmy's fanservice-y 15-year-old girlfriend. George, however, is clearly disgusted by her and obviously is in no danger of falling for this "bait".
  • Mind Screw: When Jimmy and Sody are making out in the end, her long john pajamas behind pops loose to reveal her bare butt, and a tiny fairy version of her gets farted out of it.
  • Morality Pet: George might be a jerk to everyone else, but at the very least he seems to genuinely care about Jimmy.
  • Left Hanging: The second to last episode ends with George going out and leaving Jimmy in the care of Slab and Ernie, who start beating him up. The cartoon trails off with a "To be continued...", but it ultimately never got a follow up (unless the Christmas episode counts).
  • Limited Animation: Enforced due to the project being low budget, being the very first cartoon made in Flash, and having to accommodate the fact that most computers of the time had slow as molasses dial-up internet.
  • Real Men Eat Meat: George cooks himself and Jimmy a massive wad of pure bacon to share for lunch.
  • Shout-Out:
    • When George Liquor and Jimmy are saying grace for their bacon, George asks God to "let Hank Abbott win the Ultimate Fighting Championship!"
    • In the last episode, Jimmy gets a Donald Bastard toy for Christmas. Liquor, noting his unintelligible speech and being unsure of his species, speculates that he's a foreigner, and quips "That Walt Dizzy sure knew who to make fun of!"
  • Slice of Life: Theres no overarching plot, just a series of vignettes about a typical day for George Liquor and co.
  • Spin-Off: Of The Ren & Stimpy Show, where George Liquor originated.
  • Toilet Humour: The cartoon starts off with a gag about Dirty Dog's poop coming to life, and later on Jimmy wets his pants.
  • The Unintelligible: Jimmy can't speak coherently and makes babbling noises instead whenever George asks him about something.


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