After a horrific car accident takes the life of his parents and siblings, a young duckling is raised by his considerate uncle to be a good and responsible person. Meanwhile, his schoolmate Dolf slowly becomes seduced by fascism.
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Series cast summary:
Ryan van den Akker Ryan van den Akker ...  Alfred J. Kwak 52 episodes, 1989-1991
Frits Lambrechts Frits Lambrechts ...  Henk de Mol / ... 42 episodes, 1989-1991
Herman van Veen Herman van Veen ...  Professor Paljas von Pinguïn / ... 24 episodes, 1989-1991
Doris Baaten Doris Baaten ...  Ollie de Ooievaar / ... 23 episodes, 1989-1990
Johnny Kraaykamp Jr. Johnny Kraaykamp Jr. ...  Dolf / ... 23 episodes, 1989-1991
Ena Heese Ena Heese ...  Winnie Wana / ... 23 episodes, 1990-1991
Fred Butter Fred Butter ...  Wannes / ... 21 episodes, 1990-1991
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Alfred J. Kwak is the son of Johan Sebastian and Anna Kwak. When their beloved home is disturbed by the development of a new theme park, his parents are forced to move (along with all of their children). When the family is on their way to the farm of an uncle of a very good friend, Henk de Mol, Alfred's parents and all of his siblings are the victims of a tragic car accident. Henk de Mol takes upon him the task of raising the little duck as he was his own son. In the years to come, Alfred experiences a lot of adventures. Written by Joffrey Verhoef

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Language:

Dutch

Release Date:

3 April 1989 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Little Duck's Big Love Story See more »

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Runtime:

(52 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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The show's creator and therefore Alfred's literary father Herman van Veen voiced three of its characters. One of them was Johan Kwak, Alfred's in-universe father. See more »

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Referenced in Buba Shel Medina: Episode #2.9 (2013) See more »

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My favourite childrens anime
21 September 2001 | by stephen-63See all my reviews

Excellent childrens animation, animated in Japan, and associated with Dennis Livson who brought us The Moomins. Follow Alfred from hatching and the early death of his parents, through political and environmental adventures. In due course Alfred falls in love with a wonderful black duck called Winnie.

Lots of allusions to the real world of the time and no holds barred presentation of apartheid and environmental damage. Intelligent, well drawn and animated, a delight (but be warned- some episodes have rather sad / down beat endings).


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