The Wanky

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The Wanky
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Premiere date June 19, 2022
Run time 22:29
Starring Paget Brewster
Rob Delaney
Sonia Denis
Kether Donahue
John Doman
Negin Farsad
Tony Hale
River L. Ramirez
Julie Dove
Peter MacNicol
Richard Ayoade
Jeremy Meeks
Toks Olagundoye
Da'vine Joy Randolph
Erik Richter
Music composed by Michael Kohler
Writer(s) Rowan Wheeler
Director(s) Richard Ferguson-Hall
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"The Wanky" is the first episode of Birdgirl season two, and the seventh overall. It aired on June 19, 2022 on Cartoon Network's Adult Swim block. It was written by Rowan Wheeler, produced by Susan Shipsky and Melissa Warrenburg, and directed by Richard Fergusion-Hall.

Judy wants to mass-produce her favorite childhood toy, which has a strong resemblance to a vibrator.

Detailed summary

Memorable quotes


Character debut Speaking debut Ep. debut No lines Mentioned

In order of appearance:

Character Actor
Judy Ken Sebben/Birdgirl Paget Brewster
Brian O'Brian Rob Delaney
Brad Unavailable
Jessica Julie Dove
Lani-Marie Pfluger N/A
Dog with Bucket Hat John Doman
Evie Sonia Denis
Meredith Mindtaker/Meredith, the Mindtaker Negin Farsad
Charley/Strongarm River L. Ramirez
Gillian Sans Kether Donahue
Phil Ken Sebben N/A
Freddie Prinze Jr.
Claude Peter MacNicol
Devon Unavailable
Paul Tony Hale
Evie's mother
Skeet Ulrich
Josh Unavailable
Sharon Unavailable
Denise Unavailable
Hugh Richard Ayoade
Santa Clause
Maude Unavailable
Brian's father
Trish Sylvia Unavailable
Diana Van Vleet Unavailable
Birdcat N/A





  • Police car



It was copyrighted in 2022.


The theme song was performed by Leikeli47 and Michael Barney. The music was composed by Michael Kohler, although he's not expressly credited as such. Instead, he's credited for dialogue and other sound edits.

Crew credits


Dates are in order of release:

Behind the scenes

  • The Nest was introduced in the previous episode, "Baltimo."
  • Judy's phone says it's September 22.
  • The drinks guy from the first episode is finally called Josh.
  • Brian's chalkboard has Calypsis drawn on it from "Pilot."
  • The image of the Birdteam together was taken from a real promotional image of them together.
  • For some reason, Brian has a framed paper on his wall that mentions Shredder the main villain from the comic book series (and later cartoon and movies of) Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
  • Meredith mentions the 1976 film Carrie, when Gillian gains telepathic powers.
  • Lorelei Ramirez changed their name to River L. Ramirez during their transition.
  • Julie Dove, the voice of Jessica, has been added to the main cast.
  • Hugh, the technosexual, is identified by name in the next episode, "The Rejuvication."
  • In the aforementioned next episode, Sharon is inexplicably renamed Sandra.


Critical reception

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Home availability

  • Not available. 😥