Howard the Duck

Trivia: When Howard knocks the duck hunter out of his boat, the hunter lets out a "Wilhelm scream."

Trivia: The film is considered one of the biggest cinematic bombs in history. It had a budget of $37 million, but only took in $16 million domestically. George Lucas, who served as an executive producer, disowned the film shortly before its release.

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Trivia: In Howard's apartment we see the duck version of Raiders of the Lost Ark, "Breeders of the Lost Stork" from the creators of Beaks (Jaws) and Fowl Wars (Star Wars). This is referencing executive producer George Lucas's work, as well as director/writer William Huyck. Huyck did the screenplay for The Temple of Doom as well as being an uncredited writer for Star Wars.


Trivia: Howard's money says "The United States of Anatidae." Anatidae is the biological family of ducks, geese, and swans.


Trivia: The Rolling Eggs cover has an article titled "Merganser Music." A merganser is a fish eating duck.


Revealing mistake: When Howard's running from the female bikers, Satan's Sluts, look closely at one and you can tell it's a guy in drag, one wearing a dark blond wig. (00:10:00)


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Suggested correction: I was in this part of the movie, everyone in this scene (except for the duck) is female.

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Phil Blumburtt: Lilly had the dolphins. Cousteau the whales. Goodall, gorillas. I had a duck. I could have been a contender.

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Question: Why is the secretary was so rude to Howard when he tried to find the job?


Answer: As she said to Howard, she believed that he was using his "outlandish" appearance to be unable to find work and collect money through unemployment. She's probably dealt with people who did the same thing and was eventually sick of it.

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