Shazzan (episode)

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For the character, see Shazzan. For the TV series named for the same character, see Shazzan (TV series).
Shazzan
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Premiere date: October 1, 2006
Music composed by: Michael Kohler
Writers: Michael Ouweleen and Erik Richter
Directors: Richard Ferguson-Hull
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"Shazzan" is the first episode of Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law season four, and the thirty-third overall. It aired on October 1, 2006 on Cartoon Network's Adult Swim block. It was written by series creators, Michael Ouweleen and Erik Richter, produced by Evan W. Adler, and directed by Richard Ferguson-Hull. The Hanna-Barbera series ridiculed in this episode is Shazzan.

Peanut takes Shazzan's case after releasing him from centuries (or roughly 30 years) of imprisonment from his genie bottle by Mentok.

Detailed summary

Memorable quotes

Characters

Legend
Character debut Speaking debut Ep. debut No lines Mentioned

In order of appearance:

Character Actor
Harvey Birdman Gary Cole
Avenger Erik Richter
Peanut Thomas Allen
Fluffy N/A
Pixie N/A
Dixie N/A
Phil Ken Sebben Stephen Colbert
Gigi N/A
Inch High N/A
Peter Potamus Chris Edgerly
Birdgirl N/A
Shazzan Maurice LaMarche
Chuck Chris Edgerly
Nancy N/A
Mr. Peanut N/A
Tom Clancy (photo) N/A
Tom Selleck (photo) N/A
Debbie
Judge Mentok John Michael Higgins
Judge Mightor Gary Cole
Dick Cheney N/A
Rehnquist N/A
Vet assistant Chris Edgerly
Cop #1 Erik Richter
Cop #2 John Michael Higgins
George Washington (picture) N/A
Nazir
Bailiff N/A
Apache Chief N/A
Janitor Stephen Colbert


Organizations

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Vehicles

Production

Development

Filming

Music

The score was composed by Michael Kohler.

Release

Dates are in order of release:

  • United States: October 1, 2006 on Adult Swim (Cartoon Network)

Behind the scenes

  • Peanut compares Shazzan to MC Hammer.
  • This is the first time in the series that Judy appears only as Birdgirl.

Errors

  • Mentok says that the bailiff doesn't speak, although he did speak when they both debuted in "The Dabba Don".

Critical reception

Home availability

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