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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 »
NewsDesk:
(51 articles)
‘The Tick’ TV Series Creator Confirms Reboot Rumors
 (From Screen Rant. 2 September 2014, 6:00 PM, PDT)

The Tick Revival Is Underway—Yes, The Tick!
 (From E! Online. 2 September 2014, 6:44 AM, PDT)

"The Tick" Creator Confirms Show Revival
 (From Dark Horizons. 1 September 2014, 11:12 PM, PDT)

User Reviews:
Poetry in motion. See more (24 total) »

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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30 min (36 episodes)
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Trivia:
Four members of the Firesign Theatre provide "additional voices" in various episodes; Phil Austin, Peter Bergman, David Ossman and Phil Proctor.See more »
Quotes:
Tick:You just toasted the best BLT joint in the tristate area; prepare to pick up the tab!See more »

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14 out of 14 people found the following review useful.
Poetry in motion., 5 July 2004
Author: Rhetoric from Sydney

The Tick, the cartoon adaptation of the comic book that didn't see nearly enough comic stores. From an Australian perspective, the Tick cartoon series was the first tier of the Tick empire (spanning comic books to live action TV shows) that we experienced, and I must say that the cartoon series 'made it' for me.

With the addition of animation, a comic series has a whole new layer added to it, and in the case of the Tick, the layer only improved what was a solid comic performance. The voices are perfectly cast and the animation (while repetitive or slow at times) captures the illogical (and often insane) nature of the Tick's world.

I would say (after reading the comics and seeing the live action attempts) that the cartoon series stands at the top of the heap, bringing motion of intercharacter relationships to the mix, while still remaining true to the original ideas of the author (without becoming too corny). There is nothing like hearing one of the Tick's rants going on and on and making little to no sense and just laughing it off at the end. This sort of comedy ran into trouble in the comic form, having page upon page of text without action and in the live action form by having static actors on screen who could just not sustain the melodrama needed for this kind of satire.

In all, if you want to see heroic satire through the Tick, then the cartoon is the best medium to obtain it.

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