The story of superhero The Tick, based on the popular comic book.

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 The Tick (9 episodes, 2001-2002)
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 Arthur (9 episodes, 2001-2002)
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 Captain Liberty (9 episodes, 2001-2002)
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 Batmanuel (9 episodes, 2001-2002)
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 The Cape (3 episodes, 2001-2002)
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The story of superhero The Tick, based on the popular comic book.

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The Big Blue Bug Of Justice Is Here! See more »

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1 November 2001 (USA)  »

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Destroyo's costume was modified from the Red Scare's armor for budgetary reasons. See more »

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The Tick: Who can deny the snazzy of that?
[to Arthur]
The Tick: Are you denying the snazzy of that?
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Faithless Fox and the Puddy curse
12 March 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

True, they should've played it more like the 60s Batman series with lots of goofy villains in every episode as opposed to superheroes-in-sitcom-situations, but this was show pretty darn funny. Hulking supporting player Patrick Warburton was an ideal Tick. Yeah as some others pointed he wasn't quite as excitable as the cartoon version (in fact, his Tick was like a mix of Tick and Puddy) but he still brought a lot of hearty energy to the part and managed to be endearingly goofy just like the Tick should be. David Burke was a good foil as Arthur, Liz Vassey was great eye candy and of course, Nestor Carbonell was hilarious as Batmanuel.

Another problem I think is that Fox just didn't have enough faith in this show so they didn't put a lot of effort into advertising it, which is why we're still stuck with a lot of bad new episodes of "The Simpsons" instead of getting new episodes of "The Tick". And maybe Patrick Warburton himself is just too closely identified with his Puddy character from "Seinfeld". It's a shame, really.

Long Live the Tick.

In closing, the pilot with the Soviet Robot, the second episode with the superhero funeral and the 8th episode where Tick got frustrated with the legal system were all great. Truly I shall miss this show.


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