Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist (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,... See full summary »

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 Dr. Katz (80 episodes, 1995-2002)
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 Ben Katz / ... (80 episodes, 1995-2002)
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 Laura the Receptionist (80 episodes, 1995-2002)
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 Stanley / ... (66 episodes, 1995-2002)
Julianne Bond ...
 Julie the Bartender (66 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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Trivia

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 »

Quotes

Ben Katz: Look, Dad, here's the deal: Do what I say, and don't be an idiot.
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Spun-off from Short Attention Span Theater (1989) See more »

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Amazing
30 October 2000 | by (Cape Town, South Africa) – See all my reviews

This is the most amazing animated series on TV at the moment. It's not just the humor, but the characters are ones that you can identify with and the animation is amazing. The surroundings are completely static (black and white and unmoving). The people are the only animations that move. It's like their outlines are permanently set to "vibrate". This is annoying to some people, but I think it's really great. Laura HAS to be the most amazing receptionist EVER! WATCH THIS SHOW!


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