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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 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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When Jonathan Katz called his friend Chuck Sklar when Sklar was a roommate of H. Jon Benjamin, Benjamin's girlfriend Laura Silverman sometimes answered the phone. Jonathan was so smitten with Laura's tone of bored indifference that she became his prime candidate for Laura the Receptionist. See more »

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David Duchovny: Sometimes I think that the dream is reality and life is the simulacrum.
Dr. Katz: It certainly is.
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Referenced in Space Ghost Coast to Coast: Waiting for Edward (1998) See more »

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Dr. Katz is desperately missed
13 December 2001 | by (usa) – See all my reviews

I adore Dr. Katz, there was no darker day than when I heard the series was going to end. I have every episode they showed on Comedy Central. My tapes are so worn they are getting hard to watch. I should have made tapes of my tapes. I wish they would release the whole series on DVD. The animation, which seems to have annoyed some people, never bothered me at all. I enjoyed the show on every level, and every time I watch it. It is a fantastic series, with brilliant acting and perfect comedic timing, a must see for anyone who truly appreciates good comedy.


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