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Seasons:
1 | 2 | 3
Release Date:
1994 (USA) See more »
Plot:
An invulnerable, somewhat dim, superhero protects The City from all manner of evil-doers. Full summary »
Awards:
2 wins & 10 nominations See more »
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Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 5 of 31)

Townsend Coleman ... The Tick (36 episodes, 1994-1996)

Rob Paulsen ... Arthur / ... (28 episodes, 1994-1996)

Jess Harnell ... Sewer Urchin / ... (26 episodes, 1994-1996)

Cam Clarke ... Die Fledermaus / ... (25 episodes, 1994-1996)

Kay Lenz ... American Maid (18 episodes, 1994-1997)
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Series Directed by
Hank Tucker (22 episodes, 1995-1996)

Art Vitello (unknown episodes)
 
Series Writing credits
Richard Liebmann-Smith (6 episodes, 1994-1996)
Christopher McCulloch (6 episodes, 1994-1996)
Ben Edlund (5 episodes, 1994-1996)
Pippin Parker (3 episodes, 1995-1996)
Andy Yerkes (3 episodes, 1995-1996)

Henry Gilroy (unknown episodes)
Randolph Heard (unknown episodes)
Lee Shapiro (unknown episodes)
Ralph Soll (unknown episodes)

Series Produced by
Hank Tucker .... producer (18 episodes, 1995-1996)
Joe Bacal .... executive producer / producer (5 episodes, 1994-1996)
Tom Griffin .... executive producer / producer (5 episodes, 1994-1996)
C.J. Kettler .... executive producer / producer (5 episodes, 1994-1996)
Ben Edlund .... co-producer (4 episodes, 1994-1996)
Bonni Freeman .... coordinating producer (2 episodes, 1996)

Art Vitello .... producer (unknown episodes)
Carole Weitzman .... executive producer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Original Music by
Doug Katsaros (36 episodes, 1994-1996)
 
Series Film Editing by
Rob Desales (1 episode, 1996)
Peter Grives (1 episode, 1996)
 
Series Production Management
Bonni Freeman .... production manager (1 episode, 1994)
Stephanie Graziano .... executive in charge of production: Graz Entertainment (1 episode, 1994)
Beth Gunn .... production manager (1 episode, 1994)
Dorie Rich .... director of production (1 episode, 1994)
Carole Weitzman .... executive in charge of production: Sunbow Productions (1 episode, 1994)
Gil Iverson .... post-production supervisor (1 episode, 1996)

Cary Silver .... production manager (unknown episodes)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Erik Jan Peterson .... assistant director (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Department
Christopher McCulloch .... storyboard artist (36 episodes, 1994-1996)
Stuart Yellin .... storyboard artist (36 episodes, 1994-1996)
Steve Remen .... storyboard artist (3 episodes, 1996)
Brian Clark .... storyboard artist (2 episodes, 1996)

Keith Baxter .... storyboard artist (unknown episodes)
Yi-Chih Chen .... storyboard artist (unknown episodes)
John Dorman .... storyboard artist (unknown episodes)
Thom Enriquez .... storyboard artist (unknown episodes)
John Fox .... storyboard artist (unknown episodes)
Michael G. Ploog .... storyboard artist (unknown episodes)
Hank Tucker .... storyboard artist (unknown episodes)
 
Series Sound Department
Rick Hinson .... supervising sound editor (36 episodes, 1994-1996)
Nello Torri .... sound re-recording mixer (36 episodes, 1994-1996)
Deb Adair .... recording engineer / sound recording engineer (2 episodes, 1994-1996)

Elliot Anders .... dialogue editor (unknown episodes)
Dean Andre .... sound editor (unknown episodes)
Dicken Berglund .... foley mixer (unknown episodes)
Scott Brownlee .... sound recording engineer (unknown episodes)
Pete Elia .... production sound mixer (unknown episodes)
Tom Mgrdichian .... sound recording engineer (unknown episodes)
Todd Orr .... sound re-recording mixer (unknown episodes)
Matt Preble .... sound production supervisor (unknown episodes)
Matt Sietz .... additional sound engineer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Special Effects by
Christopher McCulloch .... model designer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Ben Edlund .... model designer (unknown episodes)
Patricia Mendelson .... color modelist (unknown episodes)
Andres Nieves .... model designer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Animation Department
Dora Case .... animation director / timing director (3 episodes, 1994-1996)
Sue Peters .... animation director (3 episodes, 1994-1996)
Claude Denis .... background layout designer (2 episodes, 1995-1996)
Jeff Hall .... animation director / timing director (2 episodes, 1995-1996)
Phillip Kim .... background color designer (2 episodes, 1995-1996)
Bob Treat .... animation director (2 episodes, 1995-1996)
Hank Tucker .... animation director (2 episodes, 1995-1996)
Helga van den Berge .... ink and paint artist (2 episodes, 1995-1996)

Gary Eggleston .... background color designer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Editorial Department
Trent Johnson .... telecine colorist (13 episodes, 1994-1995)
Cheryl Campsmith .... on-line editor (13 episodes, 1995-1996)
 
Series Music Department
Jon Smith .... music mixer (36 episodes, 1994-1996)
Steve Griffen .... music editor (13 episodes, 1994-1995)

Terry Reiff .... music editor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Other crew
Joel Albrecht .... production assistant (26 episodes, 1994-1996)
Nina Hahn .... creative consultant (3 episodes, 1994-1996)

Laurie Bean .... production assistant (unknown episodes)
Mark Caballero .... production assistant (unknown episodes)
Rick Dean .... production assistant (unknown episodes)
Drew Graybeal .... background layout design (unknown episodes)
Lisa Graziano .... production assistant (unknown episodes)
Alex Greychuck .... overseas supervisor (unknown episodes)
Patty Grives .... track reader (unknown episodes)
Bryan Kregg .... production coordinator (unknown episodes)
Leane Moreau .... production assistant (unknown episodes)
Tamara Shear .... production assistant (unknown episodes)
Art Vitello .... story editor / voice director (unknown episodes)
Bruce Zick .... background layout design (unknown episodes)
 

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Trivia:
A fourth season was planned before Fox canceled the series. Some of the fourth season's developments would involve Arthur and Tick moving in with Carmelita, the Terror would find the Fountain of Youth, and that Barry (from "The Tick: The Tick vs. The Tick (#1.7)" (1994)) was revealed to be Carmelita's brother, who was originally destined to wear Arthur's moth suit.See more »
Quotes:
Tick:I don't know the meaning of the word "surrender". I mean, I know it, I'm not dumb... just not in this context.See more »
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14 out of 14 people found the following review useful.
Let's Hang Ten For Justice!!!, 23 March 2002
Author: KMM from Topeka, KS

The Tick ran on Saturday mornings for kids, but I knew of numerous adults that watched this show and loved it. The show is not for everyone, mind you. You will either understand the humor and love it, or not get it and quickly turn the channel. I was hooked on it from day one. The show had memorable characters, villains and very witty dialogue. It often left me thinking to myself that many kids were not going to get the humor because the show came off as more of a comic book satire than a kiddie show. The show did offer enough action and colorful characters to appeal to the Saturday morning crowd, though.

The writers of the show, which included Tick creator Ben Edlund, really hit a bull's-eye by creating such memorable heroes like Sewer Urchin (sounded very much like Dustin Hoffman in Rainman) and Die Fledermaus and great villains like The Terror and the unforgettable Evil Midnight Bomber What Bombs At Midnight. I also felt that Townsend Coleman did a wonderful job in bringing The Tick to life. He gave The Tick some real heart and soul. This show will always be one of my all-time favorites because of its satirical humor and memorable characters. I never get tired of it. I have as much fun watching The Tick now as I did when I first saw the show in the mid 1990's.

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