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The Tick 

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An invulnerable, somewhat dim, superhero protects The City from all manner of evil-doers.

Creator:

Ben Edlund
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3   2   1  
1996   1995   1994  
2 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Townsend Coleman ...  The Tick 36 episodes, 1994-1996
Rob Paulsen ...  Arthur / ... 34 episodes, 1994-1996
Cam Clarke ...  Die Fledermaus / ... 29 episodes, 1994-1996
Jess Harnell ...  Sewer Urchin / ... 29 episodes, 1994-1996
Kay Lenz ...  American Maid 25 episodes, 1994-1996
Pat Fraley ...  Mayor Blank / ... 19 episodes, 1994-1996
Roger Rose ...  Brian Pinhead / ... 19 episodes, 1994-1996
Kevin Schon ...  Feral Boy / ... 17 episodes, 1994-1996
Jim Cummings ...  Mr. Mental / ... 15 episodes, 1994-1996
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Storyline

After "crashing" the super hero convention in Reno, the nigh invulnerable blue-clad super hero, the Tick, is deemed the protector of "The City." On his first patrol he runs (more like "falls") into Arthur, an accountant in a moth costume. They soon strike up a partnership. When the villainous and muffled idea men threaten to flood The City, the Tick and Arthur come to the rescue. Along the way we meet Die Fledermaus, American Maid, and the Caped Chameleon. The Human Bullet cameos. Written by Kevin Gillease <gillease@scf-fs.usc.edu>

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TV-Y7 | See all certifications »
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Trivia

Four members of the Firesign Theatre provide "additional voices" in various episodes: Phil Austin, Peter Bergman, David Ossman and Phil Proctor. See more »

Quotes

Tick: When a nice clean brain tumbles into the dirty street to lay among the discarded wrappers and spat-out gum wads of wickedness, you can't just pick it up and wash it off with soap and water; you have to think it clean from the inside out.
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Makes me laugh to death
22 March 2000 | by Op_PrimeSee all my reviews

This show was great. It was very funny. All the characters were (obviously) reminiscent of the famous DC and Marvel comics characters. Probably what made it so funny. This show was way to short lived and deserved longer time on the air. I look forward to the new live action show that is coming and hope is equals, if not surpasses, this show in quality.


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Official Sites:

New England Comics

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Tick: The Animated Series See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(36 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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