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"The Critic" Siskel & Ebert & Jay & Alice (1995)

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Director:
Writers:
Al Jean (created by) &
Mike Reiss (created by) ...
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Contact:
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TV Series:
Original Air Date:
12 March 1995 (Season 2, Episode 2)
Plot:
Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert break up their partnership as movie critics, and each of them considers Jay as a potential replacement for the other. | Add synopsis »

Cast

 (Episode Cast) (in credits order)

Jon Lovitz ... Jay Sherman (voice)

Nancy Cartwright ... Various Characters (voice)

Christine Cavanaugh ... Various Characters (voice)

Gerrit Graham ... Franklin Sherman (voice)
Doris Grau ... Doris Grossman (voice)

Judith Ivey ... Eleanor Sherman (voice)

Nick Jameson ... Various Characters (voice)

Maurice LaMarche ... Jeremy Hawke / Various Characters (voice) (as Maurice La Marche)

Charles Napier ... Duke Phillips (voice)

Park Overall ... Alice Tompkins (voice)

Kath Soucie ... Various Characters (voice)

Russi Taylor ... Penny Tompkins (voice)

Roger Ebert ... Roger Ebert (voice)

Gene Siskel ... Gene Siskel (voice)
Rex Reed ... Rex Reed (voice)

Gene Shalit ... Gene Shalit (voice)

Episode Crew
Directed by
Lauren MacMullan  (as L.H. MacMullan)
 
Writing credits
Al Jean (created by) &
Mike Reiss (created by)

Jon Vitti (written by)

Produced by
Tom Brady .... co-producer
James L. Brooks .... executive producer
Rich Moore .... producer
Steve Tompkins .... supervising producer
 
Original Music by
Alf Clausen 
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Juli Murphy .... assistant director (as Juli Murphy Hashiguchi)
 
Sound Department
Travis Powers .... sound effects designer
 
Animation Department
John Berman .... background layout artist
Russell Calabrese .... animation timer
Brad Forbush .... character layout artist
Sandra Frame .... character layout artist
David Fulp .... character layout artist
Nora Johnson .... character layout artist
Eric Keyes .... character layout artist (as Eric S. Keyes)
Rich Moore .... animation timer
Juli Murphy .... animation timer (as Juli Murphy Hashiguchi)
Becca Ramos .... background layout artist (as Rebecca L. Ramos)
Marty Scully .... background layout artist
Amber Tornquist .... character layout artist
Brad Vangergrift .... character layout artist
Susan M. Zytka .... character layout artist
 
Music Department
Chris Ledesma .... music editor
Hans Zimmer .... composer: theme music
Alf Clausen .... conductor (uncredited)
Alf Clausen .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Frank Macchia .... music preparation (uncredited)
Rick Riccio .... music scoring mixer (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Jon Vitti .... creative consultant
 

Series Crew
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Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Al Jean  created by
Mike Reiss  created by

Production Management
Barbara Cordova .... production supervisor
 
Art Department
Nathan Chew .... storyboard artist
Marty Scully .... background layout
 
Sound Department
Tony Cappelli .... sound
 
Visual Effects by
Adam Howard .... digital compositor: Digital Magic
 
Casting Department
Matt Brubaker .... casting intern
 
Editorial Department
Mike Kadlec .... post-production coordinator (season 2)
 
Other crew
Sarah Baisley .... publicist
Dan Doran .... publicist
Anne Luiting .... production executive
 
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Additional Details

Runtime:
23 min
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Color:
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
When Gene Siskel died in February 1999, Roger Ebert did a half hour tribute to his partner on their show and included a clip of their singing duet from this episode.See more »
Quotes:
[Jay plays his answering machine]
Gene Siskel:[on machine] Hey, Jay! It's Gene Siskel. I've decided I'd like YOU to be my partner. Let me know if you're game so I can tell Rex Reed to get lost.
[beep]
Roger Ebert:[on machine] Jay, it's Roger Ebert. How'd you like to be my new partner? Give me a call so I can get Rex Reed out of my hair.
[beep]
Rex Reed:[on machine] Jay, it's Rex Reed. I don't care if you got the job. I've got a NEW partner.
[a monkey screeches on the tape]
Rex Reed:[on machine, proudly] That's right, Pauline Kael!
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Movie Connections:
Spoofs Forrest Gump (1994)See more »

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