Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist (1995–2002)

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 Dr. Katz (81 episodes, 1995-2002)
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An unusual feature of Dr Katz is the novel animation technique called Squigglevision, whereby, essentially, there is no lateral movement by any of the characters or objects, with only lips, eyes, and the like animated. However, the edges of the characters are in a constant state of zigzagging flux, and this gives the impression of movement. Written by Cynan Rees <cynanrees@hotmail.com>

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A small statuette often seen in Dr. Katz's office is of a woman in a flowing dress playing ping pong, with the motto "Di nos quasi pilas homines habent". The motto is Latin for "the gods treat us mortals like so many balls to play with", from the Roman playwright Titus Maccius Plautus (254-184 BC). 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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Referenced in Mr. Show with Bob and David: Bush Is a Pussy (1997) See more »

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One of a Kind.
22 July 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is one of the most original animated shows. Dr. Katz is a psychiatrist and his patients are all comedians. They take their material and they turn it into personal problems they are having. But he also his son. 20 something Ben who still lives at home and is always thinking of new ways to make money and sit around. And then there's Laura. Probably the worst secretary ever. I should mention that Ben has a crush on her and always asking her out and she continuously declines. The animation is what they call "SQUIGGLE-VISION." The background is black and white and the characters and important objects are in color and are constantly shaking. There has never been another show (that I know of) to use this type of animation.


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