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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The show's success enticed General Cinema to try it as a vehicle for short features to run before major features in their theaters. A premiere was held at the multiplex in Framingham, Massachusetts and everyone from the Dr. Katz production was invited. Unfortunately "Squigglevision" did not work well on the big screen. It made Loren Bouchard nauseous, and H. Jon Benjamin found watching it "unbearable". See more »

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Ben Katz: Look, Dad, here's the deal: Do what I say, and don't be an idiot.
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Referenced in Nostalgia Critic: Top 11 Dumbest Spiderman Moments (2011) See more »

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Amazing
30 October 2000 | by (Cape Town, South Africa) – See all my reviews

This is the most amazing animated series on TV at the moment. It's not just the humor, but the characters are ones that you can identify with and the animation is amazing. The surroundings are completely static (black and white and unmoving). The people are the only animations that move. It's like their outlines are permanently set to "vibrate". This is annoying to some people, but I think it's really great. Laura HAS to be the most amazing receptionist EVER! WATCH THIS SHOW!


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