Stand-up comedian Jonathan Katz voices Professional Therapist Dr. Jonathan Katz. A divorced father, he has custody of his 23-year-old slacker son Ben, who dreams of wealth and freedom but ... See full summary »
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 Dr. Katz (81 episodes, 1995-2002)
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 Ben Katz / ... (81 episodes, 1995-2002)
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 Julie the Bartender (71 episodes, 1995-2002)
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Stand-up comedian Jonathan Katz voices Professional Therapist Dr. Jonathan Katz. A divorced father, he has custody of his 23-year-old slacker son Ben, who dreams of wealth and freedom but is too lazy to find a real job. Dr. Katz's receptionist is the acerbic Laura. He spends his free time in the bar "Jacky's 33" with his friends Stan and Julie, the bartender. Most of Dr. Katz's patients are voiced by members of the stand-up comic fraternity. This gives them a chance to perform their routines in cartoon form. Written by Tom Walsh <avs@netport.com>

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This was Comedy Central's first original animated series, followed by South Park (1997). The show initially ran as seven one-minute shorts on Short Attention Span Theater (1989). See more »

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Ray: Oh, this is gonna be a marathon. I'm gonna wear a number on my back, and people are gonna have to bring me cups of water.
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Edited into Heroes of Jewish Comedy (2003) See more »

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What happened to this show?
8 August 2003 | by See all my reviews

This was a great show, there was little if anything funnier than this show. I loved it. The reason it was cancelled in my opinion was like many other shows it was moved around too much. The show originally came on Sunday at 10:00 the same night as the Simpsons. Then I think it was moved to Monday. This was classic stuff.

The concept was simple and very funny. Dr. Katz was a psychiatrist whose patients were actual comedians. The trick was it was all animated and was done in a very strange squiggle vision, which was pretty cool. Also in the show were Dr. Katz's cynical receptionist Laura and his son, Ben. There are so many classic lines in this show. Ben was incredibly lazy, and once wanted to order some Guinea Pigs that were as he put it…. 49.95….95.

There was also Dr. Katz saying that if you drank a cup of your own urine that you would be healthy because you would be taking many anti-bodies, the only downside was pee-pee breath. This was such a good show I miss it. Rodney Dangerfield once was on this show, I am a huge Dangerfield fan and I missed it. Still if you can find this show watch it every time I watched it I was falling on the floor laughing.


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