The Critic: Season 1, Episode 9

L.A. Jay (22 Jun. 1994)

TV Episode  |  TV-14  |   |  Animation, Comedy, Drama
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After writing a screenplay, Jay takes leave from his job and moves to Hollywood, where he is hired to write a sequel to a movie he hated.



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Episode cast overview:
Jay Sherman (voice)
Margo (voice)
Marty Sherman (voice)
Franklin Sherman (voice) (credit only)
Doris Grau ...
Doris Grossman (voice)
Eleanor Sherman (voice) (credit only)
Various Characters (voice)
Jeremy Hawke (voice) (as Maurice La Marche)
Duke Phillips (voice)
Various Characters (voice)
Gary Grossman (voice)
Rod Steiger (voice)


After writing a screenplay, Jay takes leave from his job and moves to Hollywood, where he is hired to write a sequel to a movie he hated.

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22 June 1994 (USA)  »

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The establishing shot of Jay Sherman's plane trip to L.A. shows his face pressed up against the window on the left side of the plane. Then on the inside of the plane, he is sitting in the aisle seat on the right side. See more »


Jay Sherman: All right, it's just you and me. Now what did you think of my script?
Gary Grossman: It was excrement.
Jay Sherman: Did you say "it was excellent?"
Gary Grossman: It was crummy.
Jay Sherman: Did you say "it was yummy?"
Gary Grossman: It was an awful piece of junk that made me want to puke all night.
Jay Sherman: Did you say "it was an awesome piece of spunk that you want to shoot tonight?"
Gary Grossman: It was a bilious piece of dirt that made cry out in pain.
Jay Sherman: Did you say "it was a brilliant piece of work, and you'll fly me out to Spain? Where we'll meet King Juan Carlos and drink sangria ...
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References Backdraft (1991) See more »


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Written by Brian Wilson (uncredited) and Mike Love (uncredited)
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