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Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist 

A divorced father, he has custody of his 23-year-old slacker son Ben, who dreams of wealth and freedom but is too lazy to find a real job. Dr. Katz's receptionist is the acerbic Laura. He ... See full summary »
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Complete series cast summary:
...  Dr. Katz 81 episodes, 1995-2002
...  Ben Katz / ... 81 episodes, 1995-2002
...  Laura the Receptionist 81 episodes, 1995-2002
Will Le Bow ...  Stanley / ... 72 episodes, 1995-2002
Julianne Bond ...  Julie the Bartender 72 episodes, 1995-2002
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A divorced father, he has custody of his 23-year-old slacker son Ben, who dreams of wealth and freedom but is too lazy to find a real job. Dr. Katz's receptionist is the acerbic Laura. He spends his free time in the bar "Jacky's 33" with his friends Stan and Julie, the bartender. Written by Tom Walsh <avs@netport.com>

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28 May 1995 (USA)  »

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The roots of the show trace to an independent short about a psychiatrist and his son. Titled "Shrink Wrap", it was created by Tom Snyder at his education-software company in Cambridge, Massachusetts before Snyder had anything at all to do with television. A friend in Los Angeles connected him with people in the industry, who were impressed enough by Shrink Wrap to want to develop it. They gave Snyder a list of experienced humorists as potential partners. One of them happened to be Snyder's all-time favorite stand-up comedian, Jonathan Katz. See more »

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Ben Katz: Milk, milk, lemonade. Around the corner fudge is made.
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Dr. Katz...I'm fallin' hard for Dr. Katz...doo dee dee doo..
25 March 2003 | by See all my reviews

While it lasted, this was one of the funniest animated shows ever to turn up on TV. It was a brilliant idea to take standup comedy and pour it into the psychologist-patient mold; it fits perfectly. I still laugh thinking about Ray Romano talking about how his wife forces him to go downstairs to check out noises in the night...and bring back a yogurt. I hope it will all be out on DVD soon.


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