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

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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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A conspiracy theory has circulated that The Tick was thought up by a sick kid with a blood disease that he got from a tick. While being sick in bed, the kid would imagine that he was a superhero, the Idea Men were the action figures he was stuck playing with, Elseed was based on the flowers that he could see from his window, Chairface Chippendale is just a chair from his room, Arthur is the boy's divorced father and American Maid is the boy's mother. See more »

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Tick: Mucal invader, is there no end to your oozing?
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11 February 2000 | by (Ottawa, Canada) – See all my reviews

This was just a perfect show. It's too bad it appealed almost exclusively to a more mature audience. That is why it was cancelled. To stay on the air on Saturday morning you have to be able to sell toys to kids. If only FOX could have realized that this show could have been a huge success if they placed it in a timeslot that the more mature audience could be the target audience for the commercials.


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