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Seasons:
1 | 2
Release Date:
26 January 1994 (USA) See more »
Plot:
Jay Sherman is a New York film critic who has to review films he doesn't like for a living. Full summary »
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Awards:
2 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Worthy of the Simpsons See more (66 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 12 of 24)

Jon Lovitz ... Jay Sherman (23 episodes, 1994-1995)

Nancy Cartwright ... Margo Sherman / ... (23 episodes, 1994-1995)

Christine Cavanaugh ... Marty Sherman / ... (23 episodes, 1994-1995)

Gerrit Graham ... Franklin Sherman (23 episodes, 1994-1995)
Doris Grau ... Doris Grossman (23 episodes, 1994-1995)

Judith Ivey ... Eleanor Sherman (23 episodes, 1994-1995)

Nick Jameson ... Vlada Veramirovich / ... (23 episodes, 1994-1995)

Maurice LaMarche ... Jeremy Hawke / ... (23 episodes, 1994-1995)

Charles Napier ... Duke Phillips (23 episodes, 1994-1995)

Kath Soucie ... Various Characters (23 episodes, 1994-1995)

Park Overall ... Alice Tompkins (10 episodes, 1995)

Russi Taylor ... Penny Tompkins (10 episodes, 1995)
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Series Directed by
Bret Haaland (5 episodes, 1994-1995)
Lauren MacMullan (4 episodes, 1994-1995)
Rich Moore (3 episodes, 1994-1995)
Dan Jeup (3 episodes, 1994)
Alan Smart (3 episodes, 1994)
Brian Sheesley (2 episodes, 1994-1995)
David Cutler (2 episodes, 1995)
 
Series Writing credits
Al Jean (23 episodes, 1994-1995)
Mike Reiss (23 episodes, 1994-1995)
Steve Tompkins (4 episodes, 1994-1995)
Tom Brady (3 episodes, 1994-1995)
Ken Keeler (3 episodes, 1994-1995)
Patric M. Verrone (3 episodes, 1994-1995)
Jon Vitti (3 episodes, 1994-1995)
Richard Doctorow (3 episodes, 1995)
Judd Apatow (2 episodes, 1994-1995)
Steven Levitan (2 episodes, 1994)
Joshua Sternin (2 episodes, 1995)
J.R. Ventimilia (2 episodes, 1995)

Series Produced by
Steve Tompkins .... co-producer / supervising producer (23 episodes, 1994-1995)
Judd Apatow .... consulting producer (21 episodes, 1994-1995)
Rich Moore .... producer (14 episodes, 1994-1995)
Tom Gammill .... consulting producer (13 episodes, 1994)
Tom Brady .... co-producer (10 episodes, 1995)
Jeffrey L. Goldstein .... associate producer (9 episodes, 1994-1995)
J. Michael Mendel .... co-producer / producer (8 episodes, 1994-1995)
Richard Raynis .... producer (8 episodes, 1994-1995)
Phil Roman .... animation executive producer (8 episodes, 1994-1995)
Richard Sakai .... producer (8 episodes, 1994-1995)
Bill Schultz .... animation producer (8 episodes, 1994-1995)
Nikki Vanzo .... producer: overseas / producer: overseas: Rough Draft (8 episodes, 1994-1995)
James L. Brooks .... executive producer (7 episodes, 1994-1995)
Miles Lewis Horst .... animation associate producer / animation producer (7 episodes, 1994-1995)
Al Jean .... executive producer (7 episodes, 1994-1995)
Mike Reiss .... executive producer (7 episodes, 1994-1995)
Barbara Cordova .... animation associate producer (4 episodes, 1994)
David Cutler .... co-producer (3 episodes, 1995)
Ken Keeler .... co-producer (3 episodes, 1995)
Anne Luiting .... animation producer (3 episodes, 1995)
Ken Tsumura .... animation co-producer / animation co-producer: Gracie Films (3 episodes, 1995)
Patric M. Verrone .... co-producer (3 episodes, 1995)
Max Pross .... consulting producer (2 episodes, 1994)
 
Series Original Music by
Alf Clausen (23 episodes, 1994-1995)
 
Series Film Editing by
Michael Bridge (9 episodes, 1994-1995)
Lee Harting (9 episodes, 1994-1995)
 
Series Casting by
Juel Bestrop (9 episodes, 1994-1995)
 
Series Art Direction by
David Cutler (5 episodes, 1994)
 
Series Production Management
Melissa Cheek .... post-production supervisor: animation (7 episodes, 1994-1995)
Lolee Aries .... studio production manager (6 episodes, 1994-1995)
Anne Luiting .... production director / studio production manager (6 episodes, 1994)
Ken Tsumura .... animation production manager (6 episodes, 1994)
Michelle Robinson .... production manager (4 episodes, 1994)
Stephanie Elliott .... production manager (3 episodes, 1995)

Barbara Cordova .... production supervisor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Chuck Sheetz .... assistant director (2 episodes, 1994-1995)
Steve Markowski .... assistant director (2 episodes, 1994)
Mike Milo .... assistant director (2 episodes, 1994)
Juli Murphy .... assistant director (2 episodes, 1995)
 
Series Art Department
Sean Edberg .... prop designer / prop design (8 episodes, 1994-1995)
David Cutler .... visual designer (7 episodes, 1994-1995)
Rich Moore .... visual designer (7 episodes, 1994-1995)
Everett Peck .... visual designer (7 episodes, 1994-1995)
David Silverman .... visual designer (7 episodes, 1994-1995)
Joe Horne .... storyboard artist (5 episodes, 1994)
John Rice .... storyboard artist / storyboard revisionist (4 episodes, 1994-1995)
Don Watson .... background painter / background color stylist (4 episodes, 1994-1995)
Casey Clayton .... color designer / models (4 episodes, 1994)
Samantha Harrison .... color design supervisor (4 episodes, 1994)
Brian Mark .... color designer (4 episodes, 1994)
Bari Kumar .... color designer (3 episodes, 1994-1995)
Bari Greenberg .... background painter (2 episodes, 1994)
Steve Lyons .... storyboard artist (2 episodes, 1994)
Shigeko Doyle .... painter (2 episodes, 1995)
Belle Norman .... painter (2 episodes, 1995)
Cookie Tricarico .... painter (2 episodes, 1995)

Nathan Chew .... storyboard artist (unknown episodes)
Marty Scully .... background layout (unknown episodes)
 
Series Sound Department
Travis Powers .... sound effects editor / sound effects designer / ... (23 episodes, 1994-1995)
Michael Bridge .... sound editor: dialogue / dialogue editor (8 episodes, 1994-1995)
Bobby Mackston .... supervising sound editor (8 episodes, 1994-1995)
Ronny Cox .... production sound mixer / production mixer (7 episodes, 1994-1995)
John Chalfant .... sound editor (6 episodes, 1994)
Lewis Goldstein .... sound editor (6 episodes, 1994)
Zane D. Bruce .... foley artist (4 episodes, 1994)
David Jobe .... foley mixer (4 episodes, 1994)
Alicia Stevenson .... foley artist (4 episodes, 1994)
Marti D. Humphrey .... sound re-recording mixer (3 episodes, 1994)
Nerses Gezalyan .... foley recordist (3 episodes, 1995)
Neil Brody .... sound re-recording mixer (2 episodes, 1994)
Ray O'Reilly .... sound re-recording mixer (2 episodes, 1994)
Gary D. Rogers .... sound re-recording mixer (2 episodes, 1994)
Anthony D'Amico .... sound re-recording mixer (2 episodes, 1995)
Kim Drummond .... dialogue editor / sound editor: dialogue (2 episodes, 1995)
Greg Orloff .... sound re-recording mixer (2 episodes, 1995)
R. Russell Smith .... sound re-recording mixer (2 episodes, 1995)

Tony Cappelli .... sound (unknown episodes)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Brian Hutchings .... telecine (1 episode, 1995)

Adam Howard .... digital compositor: Digital Magic (unknown episodes)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Patrick Buchanan .... animation camera supervisor / animation camera (5 episodes, 1994)
Gregory Hinde .... animation camera / animation camera operator (5 episodes, 1994)
John Alexander Reed .... animation camera (3 episodes, 1994)
Robert Ingram .... animation camera / animation camera operator (2 episodes, 1994)
 
Series Animation Department
Craig Kellman .... character designer (22 episodes, 1994-1995)
Genndy Tartakovsky .... animation timer (13 episodes, 1994)
Philip A. Cruden .... layout artist (11 episodes, 1994)
Phyllis Craig .... ink and paint supervisor (9 episodes, 1994-1995)
Becca Ramos .... background layout artist / animation checker / ... (9 episodes, 1994-1995)
Steve Smith .... background layout artist / character layout artist (9 episodes, 1994-1995)
Joe Suggs .... character layout artist / layout artist (9 episodes, 1994-1995)
Russell Calabrese .... animation timer (8 episodes, 1994-1995)
Kent Holaday .... lip sync (8 episodes, 1994-1995)
Dan Larsen .... animation checker (8 episodes, 1994-1995)
Juli Murphy .... animation timer (8 episodes, 1994-1995)
Edgar Duncan .... background designer (7 episodes, 1994-1995)
Eric Keyes .... character layout artist / character designer (7 episodes, 1994-1995)
David Fulp .... character layout artist (6 episodes, 1994-1995)
Karen Shaffer .... animation checker (6 episodes, 1994)
Neil Affleck .... animation timer (5 episodes, 1994-1995)
Gavin Dell .... character layout artist (5 episodes, 1994-1995)
Sandra Frame .... character layout artist (5 episodes, 1994-1995)
Stephen Lee .... background painter / background color stylist (5 episodes, 1994-1995)
Dean Thompson .... background designer (5 episodes, 1994-1995)
Deke Wightman .... character layout artist (5 episodes, 1994-1995)
Enzo Baldi .... background designer / background layout artist (5 episodes, 1994)
Michael Diederich .... character designer (5 episodes, 1994)
Nathan Chew .... background design cleanup / character designer (4 episodes, 1994-1995)
Mary M. Dowd .... character layout artist (4 episodes, 1994-1995)
Brad Forbush .... character layout artist (4 episodes, 1994-1995)
Samantha Harrison .... color design supervisor / color designer (4 episodes, 1994-1995)
James Hull .... character layout artist (4 episodes, 1994-1995)
Mike Milo .... character layout artist (4 episodes, 1994-1995)
Charles Payne .... background designer (4 episodes, 1994-1995)
Brad Vangergrift .... character layout artist (4 episodes, 1994-1995)
Cristi Lyon .... clean-up artist: character design / character cleanup (4 episodes, 1994)
John McIntyre .... animation timer (4 episodes, 1994)
Patty Shinagawa .... character layout artist (4 episodes, 1994)
Cliff Voorhees .... background layout artist / background designer (4 episodes, 1994)
Lance Wilder .... background designer (4 episodes, 1994)
Debbie Baber .... animation timer (4 episodes, 1995)
Rick Bugental .... animation timer (4 episodes, 1995)
Michael Lester .... character layout artist (3 episodes, 1994-1995)
Bob Logan .... character layout artist (3 episodes, 1994-1995)
Brian Mark .... color designer (3 episodes, 1994-1995)
Howy Parkins .... animation timer / character layout artist (3 episodes, 1994-1995)
Brian Sheesley .... animation timer / character layout artist (3 episodes, 1994-1995)
Don Watson .... background painter / background color stylist (3 episodes, 1994-1995)
Bert Klein .... character layout artist (3 episodes, 1994)
Steve Lyons .... background designer (3 episodes, 1994)
Maria Mariotti .... background designer (3 episodes, 1994)
Tom Mazzocco .... animation timer (3 episodes, 1994)
Art Roman .... clean-up artist: character design / character cleanup (3 episodes, 1994)
Chris Sonnenberg .... character layout artist (3 episodes, 1994)
Salene Weatherwax .... clean-up artist: character design / character cleanup (3 episodes, 1994)
Thomas Winkler .... character layout artist (3 episodes, 1994)
Martin Ansolabehere .... character designer (3 episodes, 1995)
Nollan Obena .... character designer (3 episodes, 1995)
Susan M. Zytka .... character layout artist (3 episodes, 1995)
Al Budnick .... background color stylist / background painter (2 episodes, 1994-1995)
Robert Boyle .... character designer (2 episodes, 1994)
Bev Chapman .... background design cleanup (2 episodes, 1994)
Mark Colangelo .... character layout artist (2 episodes, 1994)
Susie Dietter .... animation timer (2 episodes, 1994)
David Felix .... background design cleanup (2 episodes, 1994)
Bari Greenberg .... background painter (2 episodes, 1994)
Robert Haverland .... background layout artist / background designer (2 episodes, 1994)
David House .... character layout artist (2 episodes, 1994)
Robert Hughes .... animation timer (2 episodes, 1994)
John Lindauer .... background layout artist (2 episodes, 1994)
Cynthia Petrovic .... character layout artist (2 episodes, 1994)
Peter Shin .... character layout artist (2 episodes, 1994)
Kirk Tingblad .... animation timer (2 episodes, 1994)
J. Chantal Itkin .... character layout artist (2 episodes, 1995)
Bari Kumar .... color designer (2 episodes, 1995)
Marty Scully .... background layout artist (2 episodes, 1995)
Jaclyn Seymour .... color designer (2 episodes, 1995)
Amber Tornquist .... character layout artist (2 episodes, 1995)
Mark Walsh .... character designer (2 episodes, 1995)
Michael Wolf .... animation consultant (2 episodes, 1995)
 
Series Casting Department
Monika Mikkelsen .... casting assistant (5 episodes, 1994)
Tracy Lukas .... casting associate (2 episodes, 1995)

Matt Brubaker .... casting intern (unknown episodes)
 
Series Editorial Department
Kurtis Kunsak .... assistant film editor (13 episodes, 1994-1995)
Eric B. Gregory .... post-production assistant (6 episodes, 1994)
Don Barrozo .... supervising editor (5 episodes, 1994)
Michelle Berman .... post-production coordinator / post-production assistant (4 episodes, 1994-1995)
Richard K. Chung .... post-production assistant (3 episodes, 1995)

Mike Kadlec .... post-production coordinator (unknown episodes)
 
Series Music Department
Chris Ledesma .... music editor (23 episodes, 1994-1995)
Frank Macchia .... music preparation (23 episodes, 1994-1995)
Hans Zimmer .... composer: theme music (23 episodes, 1994-1995)
Alf Clausen .... conductor / orchestrator (22 episodes, 1994-1995)
Rick Riccio .... music scoring mixer (10 episodes, 1994-1995)
 
Series Other crew
Jon Vitti .... creative consultant (23 episodes, 1994-1995)
Tom Brady .... executive story editor / story editor (12 episodes, 1994)
Brad Bird .... executive consultant (9 episodes, 1994-1995)
Gregg Vanzo .... overseas supervisor / overseas creative director: Rough Draft / ... (9 episodes, 1994-1995)
Jin-oh Jae .... production team / production team: Rough Draft (8 episodes, 1994-1995)
Chul-ho Kim .... production team / production team: Rough Draft (8 episodes, 1994-1995)
Allison Orr .... production associate (8 episodes, 1994-1995)
Stacia Sekuler .... production accountant (8 episodes, 1994-1995)
Hyejoon Yun .... production team / production team: Rough Draft (8 episodes, 1994-1995)
Katy Ballard .... executive assistant: Al Jean and Mike Reiss / assistant: Messrs. Jean & Reiss / ... (7 episodes, 1994-1995)
James L. Brooks .... executive creative consultant (7 episodes, 1994-1995)
Cul-yea Byung .... production team / production team: Rough Draft (7 episodes, 1994-1995)
Dee Cappelli .... executive assistant: Al Jean and Mike Reiss / assistant: Messrs. Jean & Reiss (7 episodes, 1994-1995)
Anthony Lewis Garcia .... production associate / production coordinator (7 episodes, 1994-1995)
Maria Kavanaugh .... executive assistant: James L. Brooks / assistant: Mr. Brooks (7 episodes, 1994-1995)
Felicia Nalivansky .... assistant: Richard Sakai / production coordinator / ... (7 episodes, 1994-1995)
Bonnie Prendergast .... script supervisor (7 episodes, 1994-1995)
Richard Kevin Stith .... assistant to producer (7 episodes, 1994-1995)
Kenneth T. Ito .... manager of foreign production (6 episodes, 1994-1995)
Troy Stauffer .... assistant to producer (6 episodes, 1994-1995)
Bung Chul Yea .... production team / production team: Rough Draft (6 episodes, 1994-1995)
Ken Keeler .... story editor (6 episodes, 1994)
Patric M. Verrone .... story editor (6 episodes, 1994)
Yong Hwan Choi .... department supervisor: Rough Draft / department supervisor (5 episodes, 1994-1995)
Ock Ki Ham .... department supervisor: Rough Draft / department supervisor (5 episodes, 1994-1995)
Hye Ryung Hong .... department supervisor: Rough Draft / department supervisor (5 episodes, 1994-1995)
Mee Suk Jeon .... department supervisor: Rough Draft / department supervisor (5 episodes, 1994-1995)
Bae-guen Kim .... department supervisor: Rough Draft / department supervisor (5 episodes, 1994-1995)
Byung Sun Kim .... department supervisor: Rough Draft / department supervisor (5 episodes, 1994-1995)
Jin Suk Pae .... department supervisor: Rough Draft / department supervisor (5 episodes, 1994-1995)
Yong Nam Park .... department supervisor: Rough Draft / department supervisor (5 episodes, 1994-1995)
Ji Yeun You .... department supervisor: Rough Draft / department supervisor (5 episodes, 1994-1995)
Trixie Flynn .... executive assistant: James L. Brooks / assistant: Mr. Brooks (5 episodes, 1994)
Robin Haislip .... production associate (5 episodes, 1994)
Keiji Kishi .... production associate (5 episodes, 1994)
Anthony R. Reyes .... production accountant (5 episodes, 1994)
Michael Tyau .... production associate (5 episodes, 1994)
Steve Walby .... production associate (5 episodes, 1994)
Myung Nam Jang .... department supervisor: Rough Draft (4 episodes, 1994-1995)
Bev Chapman .... background design cleanup (4 episodes, 1994)
Vanessa Cropper .... assistant to producer (4 episodes, 1994)
David Felix .... background design cleanup (4 episodes, 1994)
Jane Mackie .... assistant: Richard Sakai / assistant: Mr. Sakai (4 episodes, 1994)
Michelle Berman .... assistant to producer (3 episodes, 1994)
Richard K. Chung .... assistant to producer (3 episodes, 1994)
Sandra Contreras .... production accountant (3 episodes, 1995)
Richard Doctorow .... story editor (3 episodes, 1995)
Gregory Hinde .... production associate (3 episodes, 1995)
Mike Kadlec .... production associate (3 episodes, 1995)
David Singer .... production associate (3 episodes, 1995)
Joshua Sternin .... story editor (3 episodes, 1995)
J.R. Ventimilia .... story editor (3 episodes, 1995)
Jacqueline Sillo .... production coordinator (2 episodes, 1994)
Marlene Williams .... production coordinator (2 episodes, 1994)
Neil Alsip .... assistant to producer (2 episodes, 1995)
Eric Duncan .... production associate (2 episodes, 1995)
Joanne Garibay .... production associate (2 episodes, 1995)
Joel Kuwahara .... assistant to producer (2 episodes, 1995)
Anne Osbourne .... production associate (2 episodes, 1995)
Jean Wong .... assistant: Messrs. Jean & Reiss / executive assistant: Al Jean and Mike Reiss (2 episodes, 1995)

Sarah Baisley .... publicist (unknown episodes)
Dan Doran .... publicist (unknown episodes)
Anne Luiting .... production executive (unknown episodes)
 

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Runtime:
30 min (23 episodes)
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Aspect Ratio:
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Certification:
Argentina:13 | Australia:PG | Canada:PG (Manitoba/Nova Scotia) (DVD release) | Canada:G (Québec) (DVD release) | Singapore:PG | USA:TV-14 | USA:TV-PG

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Originally aired on ABC, but then switched to the FOX network.See more »
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11 out of 12 people found the following review useful.
Worthy of the Simpsons, 17 June 1999
Author: SpideyTerry from Ardmore, PA

The only way I can describe The Critic is hilarious. The movie spoofs were funny, Jay Sherman and the other characters were hysterical, and the stories were great. Truly worthy of it's predecessor, The Simpsons.

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