The Critic (1994–2001)
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L.A. Jay 

After writing a screenplay, Jay takes leave from his job and moves to Hollywood, where he is hired to write a sequel to a movie he hated.

Writers:

Al Jean (created by), Mike Reiss (created by) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Jon Lovitz ... Jay Sherman (voice)
Nancy Cartwright ... Margo (voice)
Christine Cavanaugh ... Marty Sherman (voice)
Gerrit Graham ... Franklin Sherman (voice) (credit only)
Doris Grau Doris Grau ... Doris Grossman (voice)
Judith Ivey ... Eleanor Sherman (voice) (credit only)
Nick Jameson ... Various Characters (voice)
Maurice LaMarche ... Jeremy Hawke (voice) (as Maurice La Marche)
Charles Napier ... Duke Phillips (voice)
Kath Soucie ... Various Characters (voice)
Billy Crystal ... Gary Grossman (voice)
Michael Carrington ... (voice)
Rod Steiger ... Rod Steiger (voice)
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Storyline

After writing a screenplay, Jay takes leave from his job and moves to Hollywood, where he is hired to write a sequel to a movie he hated.

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 June 1994 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Goofs

The establishing shot of Jay Sherman's plane trip to L.A. shows his face pressed up against the window on the left side of the plane. Then on the inside of the plane, he is sitting in the aisle seat on the right side. See more »

Quotes

Jay Sherman: All right, it's just you and me. Now what did you think of my script?
Gary Grossman: It was excrement.
Jay Sherman: Did you say "it was excellent?"
Gary Grossman: It was crummy.
Jay Sherman: Did you say "it was yummy?"
Gary Grossman: It was an awful piece of junk that made me want to puke all night.
Jay Sherman: Did you say "it was an awesome piece of spunk that you want to shoot tonight?"
Gary Grossman: It was a bilious piece of dirt that made cry out in pain.
Jay Sherman: Did you say "it was a brilliant piece of work, and you'll fly me out to Spain? Where we'll meet King Juan Carlos and drink sangria ...
[...]
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Connections

Spoofs Malcolm X (1992) See more »

Soundtracks

Oh, Pretty Woman
(uncredited)
Written by Roy Orbison (uncredited) and Bill Dees (uncredited)
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