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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 Stanley / ... (71 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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A statuette in Dr. Katz's office of a woman playing ping pong in a flowing dress has the motto, "Di nos quasi pilas homines habent," which is Latin for "The gods treat we mortals like so many balls to play with," from the Roman playwright Titus Maccius Plautus (254-184 B.C.). 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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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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