Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist (1995–2002)

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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)
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 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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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 »

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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 Tosh.0: Ice Cream Truck Guy (2011) See more »

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Maybe the best show ever.
22 February 2001 | by (Toronto, Canada) – See all my reviews

Dr. Katz might be the funniest show I have ever seen, but not mass-audience material really. It runs at it's own pace, and has a very unique and subtle sense of humor. Unfortunately it's no longer in production, and reruns are--to my knowledge--not available up here in sunny Canada. Fans should check out "Home Movies" which also features the voice of H. Jon Benjamin, and lacks the squiggle-vision animation.


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