The Critic: Season 1, Episode 8

Marathon Mensch (8 Jun. 1994)

TV Episode  |  TV-14  |   |  Animation, Comedy, Drama
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After being mocked for his poor physical condition, Jay decides to run the New York Marathon to prove he is a man.


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Episode cast overview:
Jay Sherman (voice)
Additional Voices (voice)
Marty Sherman (voice)
Doris Grau ...
Doris Grossman (voice)
Eleanor Sherman (voice)
Jeremy Hawke / Shakleford (voice) (as Maurice La Marche)
Duke Phillips (voice)
Additional Voices (voice)
Himself (voice)


After being mocked for his poor physical condition, Jay decides to run the New York Marathon to prove he is a man.

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8 June 1994 (USA)  »

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[Doris is dragging Sherman down the stairs]
Doris: Let me know if you're suffering any brain damage...
Jay Sherman: [falsetto] Dance with me, Tony! Dance with me!
Doris: You're fine.
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Spoofs Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) See more »


I Wanna Be Loved by You
Music by Herbert Stothart and Harry Ruby
Lyrics by Bert Kalmar
Performed by Jon Lovitz
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