The Critic (1994–2001)
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Siskel & Ebert & Jay & Alice 

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.

Directors:

Lauren MacMullan (as L.H. MacMullan), Gregg Vanzo

Writers:

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

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Jon Lovitz ... Jay Sherman (voice)
Nancy Cartwright ... Various Characters (voice)
Christine Cavanaugh ... Various Characters (voice)
Gerrit Graham ... Franklin Sherman (voice)
Doris Grau 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)
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Storyline

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.

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Language:

English

Release Date:

12 March 1995 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert had a policy of refusing to do cameos in movies and on television shows because they felt it would be a conflict of interest. Yet they relented for 'The Critic' because they were fans of the show. 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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Connections

References White Men Can't Jump (1992) See more »

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