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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 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 creators liked Ray Romano so much that they asked him to play an office partner of Dr. Katz as a recurring character. Ray was agreeable to the idea, but soon after had to commit to Everybody Loves Raymond (1996). 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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Referenced in Mr. Show with Bob and David: Bush Is a Pussy (1997) See more »

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Ben and Dad making a winning team
4 October 2000 | by (Evansville, Indiana) – See all my reviews

This is one of the funniest animated series ever. I started watching Dr. Katz in 1998, early in the year when I got my satellite dish. Our cable company doesn't carry Comedy Central. The show had a good run, and many of the episodes were downright hilarious. The characters are so loveable, how can you not watch? You have Dr. Katz, a psychologist, who studies the minds of celebrities, mostly comedians. Then, you have Ben, ah Ben...the loveable kid who isn't really a kid at all. He's in his 20's, but he doesn't have a job, and he spends most of his time sitting around the house with two different colored socks on...the kind that are white and have colored stripes at the top. Ben has a thing for his dad's secretary, Laura, who for an animated person is stunningly beautiful, I have to say, and he always gets laughs when he tries to ask her out or flirt with her. Dr. Katz was a great show, and it's a shame Comedy Central didn't renew it. I guess they have better things to air like 18 episodes of the not- so- funny SNL a day. According to a form letter I received via e- mail, Katz was supposed to run on the weekends for good in reruns, but that never happened, because they replaced it with Duckman, and Comedy Central no longer owns the rights to the series. You can, however, pick up tapes of the show at amazon.com. You can also find people online who have episodes on tape who are willing to copy them for you, some for free, some for a price. I know that's illegal, but when they don't have every episode available for sale, how else do they expect you to see it? Check it out if you can, you won't regret it.


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