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Shoyu Weenie
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Premiere date: July 21, 2002
Music composed by: Michael Kohler
Writers: Michael Ouweleen and Erik Richter
Directors: Ben Jones
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"Shoyu Weenie" is the fifth episode of Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law season one. It aired on July 21, 2002 on Cartoon Network's Adult Swim block. It was written by series creators, Michael Ouweleen and Erik Richter, and directed by Ben Jones. The Hanna-Barbera series ridiculed in this episode is The Amazing Chan and the Chan Clan, and to a lesser extent Jabberjaw. The main cast of the former has now been reworked as an entirely Japanese-only speaking family known as the Mirimotos/Shoyu Weenie.

Shoyu Weenie travels from Japan to America to sue the Neptunes for ripping off one of their songs.

Detailed summary

Memorable quotes

Miko: Nan-shūkan mo tabete imasen. *I haven't eaten in weeks*
Harvey: Aren't you cute.

Characters

Legend
Character debut Speaking debut Ep. debut No lines Mentioned

In order of appearance:

Character Actor
Kenji Morimoto Tony Masa
Miko Morimoto Jeanne Mori
Seiko Morimoto Jeanne Mori
Mr. Morimoto Toshi Toda
Newscaster Unavailable
Jabberjaw Frank Welker
Biff Frank Welker
Shelly Unavailable
Bubbles Unavailable
Clamhead Unavailable
Harvey Birdman Gary Cole
Avenger Adam Lawson
Christian Slater
Phil Ken Sebben Stephen Colbert
Debbie (voice only) Grey Delisle
Peanut Thomas Allen
Myron Reducto Stephen Colbert
Mr. Reducto (photo) N/A
Mrs. Reducto (photo) N/A
Dr. Gale Melody Grey Delisle
Bailiff Steve Landesberg
Judge Mentok John Michael Higgins
Foreman N/A
Clown N/A
Stenographer N/A
Alexander N/A
German newscaster Unavailable
The Bear N/A


Organizations

Locations

Objects

  • Bible

Vehicles

  • None

Production

Development

Filming

Music

The score was composed by Michael Kohler.

Release

Dates are in order of release:

  • United States: July 21, 2002 on Adult Swim (Cartoon Network)

Behind the scenes

  • "Shoyu Weenie" is a play on "Show your weenie."
  • Aside from the Chan Clan being changed, Dr. Melody is also a pastiche of Quinn Darien from the TV series Godzilla.

Errors

  • Some of the kids performing at Tokyo Stadium aren't the ones who traveled to America.
  • When Harvey blocks Reducto's laser, the sign of "The Bird Cage" changes the last word's position so that instead of being underneath the second word, it's now next to it.

Everlasting influence

Critical reception

Home availability

References