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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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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Complete series cast summary:
Peter Serafinowicz ...  The Tick 22 episodes, 2017-2019
Griffin Newman ...  Arthur Everest 22 episodes, 2017-2019
Valorie Curry ...  Dot Everest / ... 22 episodes, 2017-2019
Yara Martinez ...  Ms. Lint / ... 22 episodes, 2017-2019
Scott Speiser ...  Overkill 22 episodes, 2017-2019
Brendan Hines ...  Superian 21 episodes, 2017-2019
Alan Tudyk ...  Dangerboat 16 episodes, 2017-2019
Devin Ratray ...  Tinfoil Kevin / ... 16 episodes, 2017-2019
Jackie Earle Haley ...  The Terror 12 episodes, 2017-2018
Joshua Schubart ...  Frank 11 episodes, 2017-2019
Patricia Kalember ...  Joan 11 episodes, 2017-2019
François Chau ...  Walter 10 episodes, 2017-2019
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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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Townsend Coleman, the voice of Midnight, was the voice of the Tick in the 90's animated series. Coleman is also credited as doing voices in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and numerous other series. See more »


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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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