The Critic (1994–1995)

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Jay Sherman is a New York film critic who has to review films he doesn't like for a living.

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 Jay Sherman (23 episodes, 1994-1995)
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 Margo Sherman / ... (23 episodes, 1994-1995)
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 Marty Sherman / ... (23 episodes, 1994-1995)
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 Franklin Sherman (23 episodes, 1994-1995)
Doris Grau ...
 Doris Grossman (23 episodes, 1994-1995)
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 Eleanor Sherman (23 episodes, 1994-1995)
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 Vlada Veramirovich / ... (23 episodes, 1994-1995)
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 Jeremy Hawke / ... (23 episodes, 1994-1995)
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 Duke Phillips (23 episodes, 1994-1995)
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 Various Characters (23 episodes, 1994-1995)
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 Alice Tompkins (10 episodes, 1995)
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 Penny Tompkins (10 episodes, 1995)
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Storyline

Jay Sherman is a TV movie critic who is forced to review the most pathetic films to which is he always says "It stinks" for his reviews. In addition to the film parodies, the show also deals with his personal life working his tyrannical media mogul boss and his love-life and family. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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26 January 1994 (USA)  »

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El crítico  »

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1.33 : 1
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Originally conceived as a live-action show. See more »

Quotes

Jay Sherman: Mom, Dad, I never made you laugh.
Franklin: Well, I did chuckle a bit when you tried to eat that bird and fell over the cliff.
Eleanor: No, Franklin, that was the Roadrunner.
Jay Sherman: No, that was me.
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Crazy Credits

After the credits are over, a theater usher would tell Jay that the show is over and Jay's responces differ from every episode (i.e. "get away zit-face", "I have no where to go", "is the snack bar still open?" and "I'm stuck to this chair") See more »

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Followed by The Critic (2000) See more »

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User Reviews

A shame to be off when "Friends" has lasted all this time
6 June 2003 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

I guess in the day of "Thinking Man's" humor has long gone.

"Children of a Lesser Godzilla" nuff said.

This was a sharply written, well acted (Voice of course) show. Levitz is as funny as any cartoon voice over there is.

Any time I can find the Critc, I'll watch, without even (GASP) changing the channel during commercials.

A shame that Will and Grace is still on, and the Critic is relagated to the cable crawl space.


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