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King Dick (Il Nano e la Strega, translation: "The dwarf and the witch"), also known as Zizi Pan Pan is a 1973 Italian adult animated film directed by Gioacchino Libratti and animated by Gibba, the pseudonym of Francesco Maurizio Guido.

Set in what looks to be the Middle Ages, the story begins with Master Limpcock having trouble making love to his wife, Erotica. Little Dick, the well-endowed dwarf servant, witnesses the situation through a keyhole. Meanwhile, an old witch named Nymphomania is concocting a spell to regain her beauty, but her Crystal Ball makes a deal with her that she'll be able to break the curse after she has sixty-nine orgasms during intercourse. Little Dick and the witch cross paths when he is sent by his master to fetch her in order to make him a potion to cure his impotence. When she takes notice of the dwarf's enormous member, she has her way with him and then pursues him relentlessly when Little Dick refuses any more of her advances, thus beginning a chase between the two where Little Dick is forced to have random misadventures all over the kingdom.

Due to many instances of explicit sex and nudity, it goes without saying the film is Not Safe for Work.

Provides examples of:

  • Abhorrent Admirer: Little Dick finds himself being chased by a few, but Nymphomania, an ugly witch who has forced herself on Little Dick, is the reoccurring one. Others include Miss Lulu Lashers, an overweight tightrope walker, and a sexually repressed Mother Superior.
  • Accidental Pornomancer: Played with. Little Dick is actually disturbed when women instantly throw themselves at him, but since his pursuers are abhorrent admirers as mentioned above (and the fact they aren't exactly asking for his permission), it's understandable. Then when it's made known to him that Nymphomania is actually a beautiful woman cursed to be ugly and can be broken by The Power of Love, he immediately reciprocates her advances.
  • All Women Are Lustful: Not just the witch, but any female who sees Little Dick's impressive manhood is immediately open to being ravaged by him. Some incidental female characters are also seen having casual sex with men in public.
  • Ambiguously Bi: Parodied with Master Limpcock. He reacts positively after having been accidentally penetrated by his wife's manservant and doesn't seem to mind when he (also accidentally) penetrates the servant in return once he's able to get an erection.
  • Animated Shock Comedy: The first of its kind in Italy.
  • Babies Ever After: Little Dick and Nymphomania give birth to many children, their sons having inherited Little Dick's anatomy.
  • Black Comedy Rape: Little Dick is on the receiving end of this from an insatiable Nymphomania throughout the film.
  • Blessed with Suck: Being well-endowed would be considered a gift to some, but to Little Dick, it brings him unwanted attention from women who only see him for his large member and nothing more.
  • Born Unlucky: Things constantly go pear-shaped for Little Dick. Turns out to be a literal case, as his given name is actually Prince Friday the 13th.
  • Bowdlerise: The English version cuts short some of the more explicit scenes and audacious jokes from the Italian original, reducing the running time from 76 minutes to a mere 62.
  • Dead Guy Junior: Little Dick turns out to be the son of the late King Richard, or "Big Dick". His real name is actually Friday the 13th, but as a nickname, it still counts.
  • Dirty Old Monk: An elderly monk is hit by the Crystal Ball's beam and instantly gets an erection, whereupon he starts chasing down the two boys who were accompanying him. note 
  • Double Standard Rape: Female on Male: Technically. Nymphomania has had sex with Little Dick against his will several times, and many other women also pursue him, but no one ever asks for his consent; they're all Played for Laughs.
  • Dream Sequence: While hiding out in the ruins, Little Dick has a dream of ancient Romans engaging in group sex which culminates in a nightmare when their faces change to those of Nymphomania.
  • Dub Name Change: In the English version, the characters' names are changed to add more sexual references. Pipolo the dwarf is Little Dick, Merlina the witch is Nymphomania, and Magozio the frog, who is the witch's Non-Human Sidekick is Aphrodisiac.
  • Everybody Has Lots of Sex: Both major and minor characters are involved in coitus one way or another. Since the film is centred around sex as comedy, it comes as no surprise.
  • Fan Disservice: There are many scenes dedicated to Nymphomania's naked body. Wouldn't be so bad if she weren't an ugly crone with saggy breasts and wrinkly skin.
  • Fanservice Extra: The topless, voluptuous women having sex with men in random shots.
  • Gag Penis:
    • Little Dick's comically large erection, which gets him into sticky situations more often than not.
    • Master Limpcock once he's cured of his impotence and gets a hard-on.
  • Going Commando: Nymphomania never wears anything underneath her long black robe. Background characters are also seen not wearing undergarments altogether.
  • Happily Ever After: Little Dick reclaims his place as rightful heir to the throne as King Dick, with Nymphomania as his queen. They have many children, and they live happily ever after. The End.
  • Hot Witch: Nymphomania's true form after she has sex with Little Dick for the first time, though it quickly fades. Once she manages to receive the aforementioned sixty-nine orgasms from him, it finally sticks.
  • Ironic Name: Little Dick has a big dick. Geddit? But not so ironic when Little Dick is turned into a handsome prince.
  • Leaning on the Fourth Wall: An exchange in the English version during a Call-and-Response Song goes as follows: "Have you ever seen perversion?" "Only in the foreign version", referring to the bowdlerisation the movie went through.
  • The Loins Sleep Tonight: Master Limpcock's predicament, which frustrates his wife. It later gets cured when the Crystal Ball directs its signal at him.
  • LOL, 69: The number of orgasms Nymphomania must obtain in order to regain her former beauty, according to the Crystal Ball.
  • Male Frontal Nudity: The cartoon has no shortage of animated penises. Little Dick averts this, presumably because animating an exposed package of his size would be too risqué.
  • Market-Based Title: Its original title "the dwarf and the witch" is changed to "King Dick" for the UK English release, also making it a Spoiler Title of sorts when it's revealed near the end that the main character Little Dick is the long lost son of a deceased King and he eventually becomes the King himself.
  • Marshmallow Hell: At one point, Little Dick gets stuck between Miss Lulu Lasher's ginormous boobs when she trips while chasing after him.
  • Meaningful Name: Some of the character's names are meant to invoke their individual quirks.note 
    • Master Limpcock has erectile dysfunction
    • Nymphomania wants to have lots of sex with Little Dick to an insane degree.
    • Aphrodisiac, a frog who uses his libido to power up Nymphomania's crystal ball.
    • Charles the Impotent is the ruler of the kingdom the film is set in, and is shown to have no heir in sight.
    • For a version not related to sex, there's Little Dick whose real name is Prince Friday the 13th and is faced with a lot of bad luck. Little Dick begins to make sense once he turns into a handsome prince with a small penis.
  • The Middle Ages: The setting of the film makes use of men in tights, women in bodices, and the apparent lack of underwear in order to justify shots of peasants having sex in plain sight.
  • Naked People Are Funny: Nymphomania, when shenanigans cause her to disrobe in public.
  • Non-Human Sidekick: Aphrodisiac the frog, who started out as an ingredient for Nymphomania's concoction, is the witch's companion who keeps track of her orgasms.
  • Nun Too Holy: The Mother Superior of a convent intends to fornicate with Little Dick when she catches wind of his disguise.
  • Only One Female Mold: All the attractive women share the same luscious body and somewhat similar faces to each other, save for a few palette swaps here and there. This includes Nymphomania's Hot Witch form, her defining feature being her long silver hair.
  • The Peeping Tom: Little Dick in his initial scene is watching Master Limpcock and Erotica through a keyhole, where the former is trying — and failing — to bed his spouse.
  • Raging Stiffie: Little Dick's predicament is that his erection catches the eyes of women who want to take advantage of him, and despite not being aroused at the prospect, it still doesn't go limp.
  • Really Royalty Reveal: Little Dick turns out to be the long lost son of King Richard, a.k.a Big Dick, and his real name was Prince Friday XIII. Lord Chamberpot, who was supposed to kill him at the request of the tyrannical King Charles the Impotent (who had killed the former king to usurp the throne) turned him into a dwarf, so that his daughter Nymphomania, who was turned into a witch by a rival sorcerer, would become queen one day should she and Little Dick fall in love, and their respective curses would be broken.
  • Recycled Soundtrack: The UK version's opening theme is appropriated from the opening theme used in When Women Had Tails and was composed by Ennio Morricone.
  • Revised Ending: In the Italian version, Nymphomania begs the Crystal Ball to turn Little Dick back to a dwarf to restore his large dick in a selfish move where only Nymphomania retains her beauty whilst Little Dick is turned ugly again, upsetting him so much that he smacks her around. Meanwhile, in the English version, the ending is changed to where both Little Dick and Nymphomania are turned back into their respective previous forms for good, accepting each other's ugliness but sexually satisfied. Little Dick and Nymphomania end up raising a family in both versions, with the final portrait being different depending on the version.
  • Right Through His Pants: Little Dick's phallus is always covered by his tights, but that doesn't stop Nymphomania. Or any woman for that matter.
  • She's a Man in Japan: The Crystal Ball has a male voice in the original version, which is changed into a sultry female voice in the English version.
  • Shout-Out: The final third of the film introduces Robin Hood and his Merry Men, and references other characters from the myth like King Richard who in this story, is dead and turns out to be Little Dick's father.
  • Single-Target Sexuality: Nymphomania, despite being, well, a nymphomaniac, only has eyes for Little Dick and never tries to pursue other men.
  • Teeny Weenie: Little Dick's true form is a handsome prince with small genitalia, much to Nymphomania's despair. Depending on the version, he's either happy or angry to be changed back to his former self.
  • Title Drop: "Long live King Dick and his wife Queen Nymphomania!"note 
  • Toilet Humour: There's a circus elephant that Little Dwarf is forced to work with which defecates all over him, and then an entire audience during a performance.
  • Wicked Witch: Nymphomania is cursed to look like this, and spends the rest of the film trying to restore her Hot Witch form by having sex with Little Dick to get a set number of orgasms from it.
  • Would Hit a Girl: Little Dick starts beating up Nymphomania when she pleads for the Crystal Ball to turn him back to a dwarf due to lacking his signature Gag Penis when he turned into a prince. For what it's worth, Nymphomania is taking the beating a bit too well.note 

Alternative Title(s): Il Nano E La Strega