Nickelodeon is bring back Rocko’s Modern Life for a one-hour TV movie special. Original Creator Joe Murray is returning as executive producer.
Joe Murray said in a statement to EW:
“I’m very happy to be rejoining Rocko and my friends from O-Town again….What I have found by bringing these characters back is that it’s not so much about nostalgia, but a sense that they still feel relevant and fresh to me, and after 20 years, they can’t wait to comment on modern life in the 21st century. They still have a lot to say.”
Chris Viscardi, Senior Vice President of content development at Nickelodeon said, in regards to greenlighting Rocko:
“strong example of how we are bringing our library content back for both new audiences and the generation that grew up on them in the ’90s.”
Rocko’s Modern LifeAmerican animated seriesRocko is a wallaby who has moved from his native Australia to the United States. But life in the United States isn’t as idyllic as he had hoped it would be, for he is surrounded by annoying neighbors, tons of laundry, and life’s issues in general. By Rocko’s side to help him over the obstacles and through the challenges life throws at him are his best friend Heffer (a dim-witted bovine), his canine companion Spunky, and his neurotic buddy Filburt.