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"The Tick" (2001) More at IMDbPro »TV series 2001-2002

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The Tick: Season 1: Episode 9 -- A superhero known as The Tick recruits an amateur sleuth for his fight against crime.


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Release Date:
1 November 2001 (USA) See more »
The Big Blue Bug Of Justice Is Here! See more »
The story of superhero The Tick, based on the popular comic book.
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 (Series Cast Summary - 4 of 7)

Patrick Warburton ... The Tick (9 episodes, 2001-2002)

David Burke ... Arthur (9 episodes, 2001-2002)

Liz Vassey ... Captain Liberty (9 episodes, 2001-2002)

Nestor Carbonell ... Batmanuel (9 episodes, 2001-2002)

Series Directed by
Bo Welch (2 episodes, 2001)
Series Writing credits
Ben Edlund (9 episodes, 2001-2002)
Larry Charles (2 episodes, 2001-2002)

Series Produced by
Ben Edlund .... executive producer (9 episodes, 2001-2002)
Barry Josephson .... executive producer (9 episodes, 2001-2002)
Barry Sonnenfeld .... executive producer (9 episodes, 2001-2002)
Flody Suarez .... producer (9 episodes, 2001-2002)
Larry Charles .... executive producer (8 episodes, 2001-2002)
Tim Christenson .... associate producer (8 episodes, 2001-2002)
Lon Diamond .... co-executive producer (8 episodes, 2001-2002)
Vahan Moosekian .... supervising producer (8 episodes, 2001-2002)
David Sacks .... executive producer (8 episodes, 2001-2002)
Series Original Music by
Ian Dye (8 episodes, 2001-2002)
Series Cinematography by
Paul Maibaum (6 episodes, 2001-2002)
Sharone Meir (2 episodes, 2002)
Series Film Editing by
Mark Scheib (4 episodes, 2001-2002)
Steven Sprung (4 episodes, 2001-2002)
Series Casting by
Eric Dawson (8 episodes, 2001-2002)
Carol Kritzer (8 episodes, 2001-2002)
Robert J. Ulrich (8 episodes, 2001-2002)
Series Production Design by
Michael Wylie (7 episodes, 2001-2002)
Series Art Direction by
Suzette Ervin (6 episodes, 2001-2002)
William J. Durrell Jr. (2 episodes, 2002)
Series Set Decoration by
Elizabeth M. Burhop (6 episodes, 2001-2002)
Melissa M. Levander (2 episodes, 2002)
Series Costume Design by
Victoria J. Auth (8 episodes, 2001-2002)
Series Makeup Department
Tim Jarvis .... Special Makeup Effects Technician (9 episodes, 2001-2002)
Felicia Linsky .... key makeup artist (9 episodes, 2001-2002)
James MacKinnon .... prosthetic and makeup effects designer (9 episodes, 2001-2002)
Debbie Zoller .... key makeup artist / key make-up (9 episodes, 2001-2002)
Steven R. Soussanna .... key hair stylist (4 episodes, 2001)
Cass McClure .... prosthetics technician: GCFX / shop supervisor: GCFX (2 episodes, 2001-2002)
Brad Scott .... key hair stylist (2 episodes, 2001-2002)
Barbara Lorenz .... key hair stylist (2 episodes, 2002)

David Syner .... key makeup artist (unknown episodes)
Series Production Management
Gabriela Vázquez .... unit production manager / production manager (9 episodes, 2001-2002)

David Jacobson .... post-production supervisor (unknown episodes)
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Andy Spilkoman .... second assistant director (6 episodes, 2001-2002)
Brad Michaelson .... first assistant director (4 episodes, 2001-2002)
Scott Printz .... first assistant director (4 episodes, 2001-2002)
Steve Day .... second assistant director (2 episodes, 2002)
Series Art Department
Caroline Perzan .... set decorating buyer (9 episodes, 2001-2002)
Julie Witherington .... on-set dresser (9 episodes, 2001-2002)
David Rottenberg .... set dresser (8 episodes, 2001-2002)
William Shaw .... property master (8 episodes, 2001-2002)
Stephen Gibson .... assistant property master (7 episodes, 2001-2002)
Amber Haley .... set decoration buyer (6 episodes, 2001-2002)

Tiffany Cowsill .... set dresser (unknown episodes)
Scott Getzinger .... assistant property master (unknown episodes)
Scott MacLachlan .... construction foreman (unknown episodes)
Melody Miller .... set dresser (unknown episodes)
Sean O'Connell .... set dresser (unknown episodes)
Paul S. Power .... storyboard artist (unknown episodes)
Ernest M. Sanchez .... lead man (unknown episodes)
Erik Thomson .... set dresser (unknown episodes)
Lee Thomson .... set dresser (unknown episodes)
Series Sound Department
Bob Arons .... sound effects editor (9 episodes, 2001-2002)
Steve Bowerman .... sound mixer (9 episodes, 2001-2002)
Takako Ishikawa .... sound effects editor (9 episodes, 2001-2002)
Jonathan Golodner .... sound designer (8 episodes, 2001-2002)
Tim Stithem .... supervising sound editor (8 episodes, 2001-2002)
Robert Crozier .... sound editor (6 episodes, 2001-2002)
Alan Decker .... sound re-recording mixer (4 episodes, 2001-2002)
William Freesh .... sound re-recording mixer (4 episodes, 2001-2002)
Tim Philben .... sound re-recording mixer (4 episodes, 2001-2002)
R. Russell Smith .... sound re-recording mixer (4 episodes, 2001-2002)
Michael Miller .... adr mixer (3 episodes, 2001)

Scott Getzinger .... sound (unknown episodes)
Series Special Effects by
Damian Fisher .... special effects technician (9 episodes, 2001-2002)
Tom Killeen .... special character costume effects (9 episodes, 2001-2002)
Paul Salamoff .... special effects makeup (9 episodes, 2001-2002)
Mark R. Byers .... special effects coordinator (8 episodes, 2001-2002)

Dave Barkovitz .... special effects makeup (unknown episodes)
Eddie Ros .... special effects crew (unknown episodes)
Douglas J. Stewart .... special character costume effects (unknown episodes)
Series Visual Effects by
Elan Soltes .... visual effects supervisor (8 episodes, 2001-2002)
Don Greenberg .... digital compositor (2 episodes, 2001-2002)

Steward Burris .... senior animator (unknown episodes)
Wayne A. Shepherd .... digital compositor (unknown episodes)
Series Stunts
Chad Parker .... stunt performer (1 episode, 2001)
Dan Plum .... stunt rigger (1 episode, 2001)
David Wald .... stunts (1 episode, 2002)

John Branagan .... stunt coordinator (unknown episodes)
Joe Bucaro III .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Christie Hayes .... stunt double (unknown episodes)
Myke Schwartz .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Paul E. Short .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Donna Vega .... gaffer (8 episodes, 2001-2002)
Duane Journey .... key grip (6 episodes, 2001-2002)
Charles Simons .... dolly grip (6 episodes, 2001-2002)
Andrew B. Horton .... lighting technician (5 episodes, 2001-2002)
Joseph Dianda .... key grip (2 episodes, 2002)

Michael Avallon .... generator operator (unknown episodes)
Max Gerson .... best boy grip (unknown episodes)
Ryan Huston .... set electrician (unknown episodes)
Jeff Journey .... dolly grip (unknown episodes)
Wayne Kosky .... best boy grip (unknown episodes)
Robert Stillman .... grip (unknown episodes)
John Waldo .... first assistant camera: "a" camera (unknown episodes)
Series Casting Department
Ronna Kress .... original casting (8 episodes, 2001-2002)
Sandi Logan .... casting associate (8 episodes, 2001-2002)

Deborah Leipzig .... casting assistant (unknown episodes)
Howard Meltzer .... casting: New York (unknown episodes)
Matthew Skrobalak .... casting assistant / casting associate (unknown episodes)
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Carolyn Berger .... costume supervisor (9 episodes, 2001-2002)
Fernando Favila .... project coordinator: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc. (8 episodes, 2001-2002)
Theodore Haines .... costume fabricator: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc. (8 episodes, 2001-2002)
Jeff Himmel .... costume fabricator: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc. (8 episodes, 2001-2002)
Timothy Jarvis .... costume fabricator: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc. (8 episodes, 2001-2002)
Stephen Johnson .... supervisor: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc. (8 episodes, 2001-2002)
Mark Killingsworth .... costume painter: Steve Johnson's XFX Inc. (8 episodes, 2001-2002)
Leonard MacDonald .... costume art director: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc. (8 episodes, 2001-2002)
Robert Newton .... project coordinator: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc. (8 episodes, 2001-2002)
Lee Romaire .... costume fabricator: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc. (8 episodes, 2001-2002)
Behnaz Shokouhi .... set costumer (8 episodes, 2001-2002)
Susan Saldutti .... set costumer (7 episodes, 2001-2002)

Tony Gardner .... specialty wardrobe (unknown episodes)
Tony Swatton .... wardrobe supplier (unknown episodes)
Series Editorial Department
David Jacobson .... post-production coordinator (8 episodes, 2001-2002)
Thomas M. Bolger .... assistant editor (4 episodes, 2001-2002)
Brett S. McCarthy .... assistant editor (4 episodes, 2001-2002)

Jennifer Books .... post-production assistant (unknown episodes)
Series Location Management
Gary Kesell .... location manager (5 episodes, 2001-2002)
Christopher Lee .... assistant location manager (5 episodes, 2001)
David Kaufman .... location manager (2 episodes, 2002)

Robert Lepucki .... location manager (unknown episodes)
Series Music Department
Ian Dye .... composer: theme music (9 episodes, 2001-2002)
Billy Gottlieb .... music supervisor (8 episodes, 2001-2002)
Don Sanders .... music editor (8 episodes, 2001-2002)

Tod Holcomb .... music editor (unknown episodes)
Series Transportation Department
Tom Gilhooley .... transportation coordinator (8 episodes, 2001-2002)
Series Other crew
Benjamin Benedetti .... account executive (9 episodes, 2001-2002)
Wendy Dallas .... script supervisor (9 episodes, 2001-2002)
Mark Setrakian .... puppeteer (9 episodes, 2001-2002)
Jennifer Books .... production staff (8 episodes, 2001-2002)
James Colligan .... production staff (8 episodes, 2001-2002)
Ari Eisner .... production staff (8 episodes, 2001-2002)
Gregory J. Favro .... production staff (8 episodes, 2001-2002)
Karin Gleason .... production staff (8 episodes, 2001-2002)
Michelle Greenspoon .... production staff (8 episodes, 2001-2002)
Jim Kukucka .... production coordinator (8 episodes, 2001-2002)
Caitlin Mauney .... production staff (8 episodes, 2001-2002)
Adam Warshofsky .... production staff (8 episodes, 2001-2002)
Sparky Hawes .... production assistant (7 episodes, 2001-2002)
Stephen Heslin .... production assistant (5 episodes, 2001)
Casey Hirshfield .... production staff (4 episodes, 2001-2002)
Paige Litz .... production staff (2 episodes, 2002)

Heather Elwell .... production assistant (unknown episodes)
Monica Kenyon .... key set production assistant (unknown episodes)
Christie Kwan .... production assistant (unknown episodes)
Julian Ledger .... suit fabricator: The Tick Suit (unknown episodes)

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Additional Details

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23 min (9 episodes)
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Originally Tick and Arthur were supposed to always wear glasses that covered their eyes, as they did in the comic and "The Tick" (1994) cartoon series, but that was dropped when Patrick Warburton was cast, because of the way he was able to use his eyes.See more »
The Tick:[giving a eulogy] Death. The eternal blink. The capricious dance of Now Ya Stop Movin' Forever. Well contrary to popular belief, death isn't just for dead people. It can happen to anyone. I know, it's news to me too. And it's not just people either, it's all kinds of stuff. Horses, fiddler crabs. Did you know that even a potato... can die?See more »
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46 out of 47 people found the following review useful.
networks are a harsh mistress, 5 November 2004
Author: march9hare from sparks nv

Unquestionably one of the funniest and most original comedies to come down the pike in years, this show was nevertheless canceled by Fox after airing only a relative handful of episodes. Why? According to the producers, Fox execs were caught up in the minutiae of the character: Who is The Tick really? Where did he get his superpowers? One of the most important answers that eluded Fox was that THE VIEWERS DON'T CARE!! The show is funny! If it ain't broke, don't fix it! Beyond clever writing, the characterizations were spot on. The choice of Patrick Warburton as The Tick was little short of inspired. In fact, all of the characters were perfectly cast even though, when approached to do the character of Batmanuel, Nestor Carbonell initially turned it down, claiming that he was tired of doing Hispanic parts. The producers said nonsense; you'll do it, and you'll be brilliant. They were right. Time was when a network announced it's fall lineup, you could pretty much count on any given show hanging around for at least a season (although, to be fair, "Batman" was a mid-season replacement on ABC), but not any more. With "The Tick", Fox had a winner and didn't see it, which is our loss. Happily, "The Tick" is available in it's, er, "entirety", on DVD. We heartily recommend this one.

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