Penguins Behind Bars (2003)

PG-13 06/20/2003 (US) CrimeAnimationDrama 23m



Penguins Behind Bars is an Adult Swim special, adapted from the graphic novel of the same name by Janet Perlman, that aired only once on July 20th 2003. The Short follows Doris Fairfeather, a female penguin who is framed for robbery by her boyfriend and sent to an all-girl prison.

  1. Janet Perlman

    Director, Writer

  2. Derek Lamb


Top Billed Cast

  1. Lili Taylor

    Lili Taylor

    Doris Fairfeather

  2. Patricia Collins

    Mad’m Millie

  3. Alberta Watson

    Alberta Watson


  4. Catherine Fitch


  5. Patricia Gage

    Matron Ruffwater

  6. Craig Francis

    Mike the Lawyer

  7. Maria Vacratsis

    Maria Vacratsis

    The Warden

  8. Richard Clarkson

    Charlie Abaloney

  9. Dan Lett

    Dan Lett

    District Attorney

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Penguins Behind Bars
Penguins Behind Bars

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget -

Revenue -


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