An invulnerable, somewhat dim, superhero protects The City from all manner of evil-doers.

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 The Tick (36 episodes, 1994-1996)
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 Arthur / ... (33 episodes, 1994-1996)
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 Die Fledermaus / ... (27 episodes, 1994-1996)
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 Sewer Urchin / ... (26 episodes, 1994-1996)
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 American Maid (21 episodes, 1994-1996)
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 Brian Pinhead / ... (16 episodes, 1994-1996)
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After "crashing" the super hero convention in Reno, the nigh invulnerable blue-clad super hero, the Tick, is deemed the protector of "The City." On his first patrol he runs (more like "falls") into Arthur, an accountant in a moth costume. They soon strike up a partnership. When the villainous and muffled idea men threaten to flood The City, the Tick and Arthur come to the rescue. Along the way we meet Die Fledermaus, American Maid, and the Caped Chameleon. The Human Bullet cameos. Written by Kevin Gillease <gillease@scf-fs.usc.edu>

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American Maid, Arthur, and The Tick stop Chairface Chippendale from writing his name across the moon. In the rest of the episodes the moon says, CHA on it. See more »

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Tick: Everybody was a baby once, Arthur. Oh, sure, maybe not today, or even yesterday. But once. Babies, chum: tiny, dimpled, fleshy mirrors of our us-ness, that we parents hurl into the future, like leathery footballs of hope. And you've got to get a good spiral on that baby, or evil will make an interception.
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Best Cartoon Superhero Spoof
4 August 1999 | by (The City) – See all my reviews

The Tick is really one of the most hilarious and original cartoons I've seen in a while. It's about a Stupid and clueless but good-hearted Superhero called the Tick (when asked if he could destroy the world he says "Egad, I hope not. That's where I keep all my stuff"). When he moves to The City he meets up with a meek accountant who becomes his sidekick. Based on the Comic book of the same name, the Tick has proven itself repetedly that superhero spoofs still work. Watch it when you can.


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