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NYCC 2016: Patrick Warburton Will Guest Star On Amazon’s The Tick

by Peter Paltridgeon October 7, 2016
The producers of The Tick (the new version) hosted a panel today at NYCC, and the big story to break from that meeting was Patrick Warburton’s confirmed role in the series. We don’t know what it is or what he’ll be doing, because they didn’t want to give too much away. “He’s going to do […]
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Amazon’s “The Tick” Revival Is Still Active, But It Won’t Star Patrick Warburton

by Peter Paltridgeon March 23, 2016
In 2014 it was first reported that Amazon’s then-new streaming service was interested in reviving The Tick (not the cult-classic 1994 cartoon, but the cult-classic 2001 live-action version). The super-farce debuted on Fox in 2001 and lasted just nine episodes, but has sold well on DVD ever since, and also been viewed frequently on Netflix […]

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Cartoon Intro Cavalcade: “The Tick” (1994)

by Ed Liuon April 10, 2013
The Tick (1994) is another example of how a theme song can do a whole lot of the heavy lifting in setting the tone of an opening sequence, and by extension an entire series. Doug Katsaros provides a metric ton of retro swing for the theme song, with scat singing that’s so over-dramatic that it […]

"The Tick vs. Season 2:" Laughs Still Can’t Beat the Lawyers

by Ed Liuon September 27, 2007
Last year, The Tick Season 1 was released on a two-disc DVD set with no small number of deficiencies. One episode was missing—tied up in legal limbo. It had no special features to speak of, and it lacked chapter stops within episodes. In August, The Tick vs. Season 2 was released. Buena Vista Home Entertainment […]

"The Tick vs. Season One": Mighty DVD Justice!

by Ed Liuon August 31, 2006
In 1994, Ben Edlund teamed up with Fox Kids to bring The Tick to Saturday morning kid’s animation. Based on his comic book of the same name, The Tick focused on a 7-foot-tall, 300-pound, nigh-invulnerable, and endearingly dense arachnid superhero who fought crime. Along for the ride was his sidekick, Arthur, whose moth suit enabled […]