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 ... 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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 Laura the Receptionist (81 episodes, 1995-2002)
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 Julie the Bartender (71 episodes, 1995-2002)
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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. Written by Tom Walsh <avs@netport.com>

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Contrary to the characters they played (Ben Katz and Laura the Receptionist), H. Jon Benjamin and Laura Silverman were an actual boyfriend/girlfriend team. See more »

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Dr. Katz: How is your appetite?
Joy: My appetite is too good. I just want to eat everything.
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Edited into Heroes of Jewish Comedy (2003) See more »

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Dr. Katz...I'm fallin' hard for Dr. Katz...doo dee dee doo..
25 March 2003 | by (Ottawa, Canada) – See all my reviews

While it lasted, this was one of the funniest animated shows ever to turn up on TV. It was a brilliant idea to take standup comedy and pour it into the psychologist-patient mold; it fits perfectly. I still laugh thinking about Ray Romano talking about how his wife forces him to go downstairs to check out noises in the night...and bring back a yogurt. I hope it will all be out on DVD soon.


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