Frank Oz and co. voice the birds, who have clever names like Nucky Ducky Thompson, Clucky Luciano, Mallard Capone and Agent Van Cuckoo (who — unlike Michael Shannon’s unhinged Van Alden in the HBO series — teaches an important lesson in compromise). The parody is complete with kid-friendly vernacular, like a “beakeasy” and “this cluck.” And instead of empty liquor bottles washing ashore in the clip’s intro, it’s packages of saltine crackers.
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