| The Penguins of Madagascar S01E06 - Paternal Egg-Stinct
The Penguins of Madagascar is a spin-off of the Madagascar films, which
takes place after the second movie. The series follows the adventures
of four penguins: Skipper, Kowalski, Private and Rico, who perform
various missions to protect their home in the Central Park Zoo. The
penguins are constantly opposed by a trio of lemurs, Julien, Mort and
Maurice, who believe that Julien is the rightful ruler of the zoo.
finds an egg in her habitat and gives it to the penguins to hatch.
Julien claims that the egg was his and names him Julien Junior (J.J.).
When he says that he will raise the egg to be handsome, brillant and
humble like himself, Skipper agrees to hatch the egg. Private wants to
care lovingly for it, unlike the other three, who put the egg in
dangerous situations, such as obstacle courses and hang-gliding.
Throughout, Julien attempts to take the egg for himself. It is later
shown that the egg was a duck's and that the duckling inside had taken
up Skipper's traits, with "Eggy", as Private calls him, saying to his
siblings, "Cute and cuddly, boys, cute and cuddly", one of Skipper's