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The Tick 

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

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Ben Edlund
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1996   1995   1994  
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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 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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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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Trivia

A fourth season was planned before Fox canceled the series. Some of the fourth season's developments would involve Arthur and Tick moving in with Carmelita, the Terror would find the Fountain of Youth, and that Barry (from The Tick: The Tick vs. the Tick (1994)) was revealed to be Carmelita's brother, who was originally destined to wear Arthur's moth suit. See more »

Quotes

Tick: Well, once again, my friend, we find that science is a two-headed beast. One head is nice, it gives us aspirin and other modern conveniences... But the other head of science is bad. Oh, beware the other head of science, Arthur. It bites.
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Rocking The City
19 January 2001 | by ChrissieSee all my reviews

Justice comes in many forms, and in The Tick it comes in at about 400 pounds in blue tights and wrapped in mixed metaphors.

The Tick is that rare beast -- a cartoon the adults will enjoy as much as the kids. In the tradition of Bullwinkle and the Alf cartoons, The Tick is sophisticated if silly, intellectual if infantile, a one-liner of truth in the hyperinflated monologue of network television. It's... oh, never mind. Watch it and see.


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