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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 Laura the Receptionist (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 computer program used to animate the show was called "Animator Pro". See more »

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Ben Katz: Yeah, I think I've seen pictures.
Dr. Katz: Yeah, he's not a photogenic man.
Ben Katz: Neither were you.
Dr. Katz: Did you have to say that?
Ben Katz: I'm sorry, Dad, but you know there were two ugly guys in the photo. One was you, one was David Stanick.
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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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