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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 Mayor Blank / ... (17 episodes, 1994-1996)
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 Brian Pinhead / ... (16 episodes, 1994-1996)
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Storyline

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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Four members of the Firesign Theatre provide "additional voices" in various episodes; Phil Austin, Peter Bergman, David Ossman and Phil Proctor. See more »

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Tick: You know, Arthur, it's really been quite a day. On the outside, oh, sure, we were pursued by Swiss Industrial Spies, trapped in the belly of a whale. But what really pursued us? Where were we really trapped? C'mon, Arthur. Get meta with me. What pursued us were our own obsessions. I'm good, you're evil. I'm a superhero, you're a sidekick. I'm a woman, you're a man. What does it all mean? Nothing. And where were we all trapped? I'll tell you where, Arthur. In the belly of Love - Love, Chum, Love.
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Makes me laugh to death
22 March 2000 | by (Ardmore, PA) – See all my reviews

This show was great. It was very funny. All the characters were (obviously) reminiscent of the famous DC and Marvel comics characters. Probably what made it so funny. This show was way to short lived and deserved longer time on the air. I look forward to the new live action show that is coming and hope is equals, if not surpasses, this show in quality.


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