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The Tick 

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In a world where superheroes have been real for decades, an accountant with no superpowers comes to realize his city is owned by a super villain. As he struggles to uncover this conspiracy, he falls in league with a strange blue superhero.

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Ben Edlund
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Season 2 Premiere



Most Recent Episode


Friday, February 23

The Tick and Arthur find themselves on a final collision course with The Terror as he attempts to bring his evil plans to fruition.


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Friday, February 23

Seasons


Years



2   1  
2019   2018   2017   Unknown  
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Peter Serafinowicz ...  The Tick 22 episodes, 2017-2019
Griffin Newman ...  Arthur Everest 22 episodes, 2017-2019
Joshua Schubart ...  Frank 13 episodes, 2017-2019
Valorie Curry ...  Dot Everest 12 episodes, 2017-2018
Yara Martinez ...  Ms. Lint / ... 12 episodes, 2017-2018
Scott Speiser ...  Overkill 12 episodes, 2017-2018
Jackie Earle Haley ...  The Terror / ... 12 episodes, 2017-2018
Brendan Hines ...  Superian 10 episodes, 2017-2018
Devin Ratray ...  Tinfoil Kevin 10 episodes, 2017-2018
Kahlil Ashanti ...  Goat 10 episodes, 2017-2018
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In a world where superheroes have been real for decades, an accountant with no superpowers comes to realize his city is owned by a super villain. As he struggles to uncover this conspiracy, he falls in league with a strange blue superhero.

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Action | Comedy

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 August 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Krpelj See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.00 : 1
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Trivia

Peter Serafinowicz called playing The Tick "the best job I've ever had." See more »

Connections

References Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013) See more »

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Eveyrwhere I Go
(uncredited)
Written by New Politics
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A nice attempt to bring back a cult classic
22 August 2016 | by james_scott_mcsSee all my reviews

First let me give a disclaimer, I have been a HUGE Tick fan since they day I saw the first cartoon back in the 90s. People have to remember that the Tick has always a mixed bag, you either love him or hate him. It's a parody of all things super hero, even though this time there is a bit a seriousness. When there is a serious explosion, afterwards you look for the bad guy dangling from rooftop begging for help.

I think the last live action attempt was better in some ways, in other ways I think this one will be better. I won't deny that Patrick Warburton was perfect in the last one. But Peter Serafinowicz is also pretty good. He really doesn't have a lot of screen time to judge by. But when he does he does a good job. His monologue at the end was great and I could really see him as the Tick. As for Arthur, Griffin Newman does a perfect job. The writing is of course spot on, because it's written by the original writer and creator. This new darker story line was a nice twist. And doing an origin story on Arthur was a bold choice for a pilot episode, because it doesn't give much screen time to the Tick.

The jokes are there, but only really when the Tick is around. So I think some people will miss what I think is the writer's intention. Where as before it was non-stop jokes and puns. This show is serious, then bam a joke/pun. I think over all it makes for a better ride.


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