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The First Season Golden Donkey Awards

To honor the Outstanding Achievements of the cast and crew of "Strangers With Candy"

Season One Nominees
(winners are in  bold typeface)
Outstanding Contribution by a Regularly-Featured Supporting Actress:

Maria Thayer

Deborah Rush

Sarah Thyre

Outstanding Contribution by a Regularly-Featured Supporting Actor:

Larc Spies

Orlando Pabotoy

Roberto Gari

Outstanding Contribution by a Not-Regularly-Featured Supporting Actress:

Jenna Lamia (Poppy Downes, "Old Habits, New Beginnings")

Tamera Gindlesperger (Kimberly Timbers, "Who Wants Cake?")

Stephanie Sanditz (Trish, "The Trip Back")

Rebecca Rich (Becky Ann Bedecker, "Jerri is Only Skin Deep")

Outstanding Contribution by a Not-Regularly-Featured Supporting Actor:


Fred Koehler (Ricky, "Bogie Nights")

Jared Ryan (Paul Cotton, "Let Freedom Ring")

David Pasquesi (Stew, "Feather in the Storm")

Mitch Rouse (Officer Savillion, "Old Habits, New Beginnings" and "The Trip Back")

Jacob Pitts (Craig Snow, "Dreams on the Rocks")

Best Celebrity Guest Appearance:

Richard Kind (Dr. Harry Link, DDS, "Who Wants Cake?")

Tim Meadows (Percy Kittens, "Let Freedom Ring")

Best Scene:

Jerri visits Poppy's hospital room and encounters a male nurse, "You must be Poppy's uncle... Sorry for your loss." ("Old Habits, New Beginnings")

Jerri & Tammi in the cafeteria, "Is that how they say 'Hi' in Whoreville?" ("A Burden's Burden")

Jerri reads "Packing a Musket", ("Who Wants Cake?")

Principal Blackman and Percy Kittens show Paul Cotton the anti-racism film they made, ("Let Freedom Ring")

Mr. Jellineck confronts the Blanks, and their meat man, about Jerri's eating disorder, ("Feather in the Storm")

Noblet and Jellineck come to "blows" over Chuck's obsession with Jerri's violin talent, ("To Be Young, Gifted, and Blank")

Mr. Jellineck warns his class about the perils of smoking pot, "...be prepared to spend a lot of time laughing with your friends.", ("The Trip Back")

Best Line:

"I like the pole and the hole." -- Jerri

"I cried when I had no shoes, until I met a man who had no feet. Then I laughed...really hard." -- Jerri

"Let's just say the carpet matches the drapes." -- Jerri

"I'm as moist as a snack cake down there." -- Jerri

"Most gay people are retarded... Make a pass at her. She'd have to be retarded to turn you down." -- Mr. Jellineck

Best Closing Credits Dance Sequence:

Mr. Noblet gives a reading, and grooves to, Langston Hughes' "A Dream Deferred", ("Dreams on the Rocks")

Dancing to the funky beat on the school bus to Good Time Island, ("Who Wants Cake?")

Everyone dances to the tune of the Pet Shop Boys remix of "It's Alright" in front of the Camaro that Jerri wished for. ("Feather in the Storm")

Jerri and Noblet fiddle around on the stage of the Flatpoint High auditorium, ("To Be Young, Gifted, and Blank")

Best Director:

Danny Leiner, "Feather in the Storm"

Dan Dinello, "To Be Young, Gifted, and Blank"

Peter Lauer, "Old Habits, New Beginnings", "A Burden's Burden", "Dreams On The Rocks", "Who Wants Cake?", "Bogie Nights", "Let Freedom Ring", "The Trip Back"

Danny Leiner/Bob Balaban, "Jerri is Only Skin Deep"

Best Lead Player:

Amy Sedaris

Paul Dinello

Stephen Colbert

Greg Hollimon

Best Episode:

"Old Habits, New Beginnings"

"A Burden's Burden"

"Dreams on the Rocks"

"Who Wants Cake?"

"Bogie Nights"

"Jerri is Only Skin Deep"

"Let Freedom Ring"

"Feather in the Storm"

"To Be Young, Gifted, and Blank"

"The Trip Back"

Special Golden Jerri Award for Outstanding Pet :

Shelly, the turtle

Leslie, the albino boa constrictor

Klausen, the lobster

Suki, the Japanese Silky chicken

Gregory, the woodpecker

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