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Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist 

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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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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Ben Katz: You know what you are, Laura?
Laura: What am I?
Ben Katz: You're one great big ball of bitch.
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Referenced in Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man: Das Sub (1997) See more »

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Dr. Katz is desperately missed
13 December 2001 | by 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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