The Tick: Season 1 (2001 - 2002)

Season 1
The Tick

Critics Consensus

Thanks in part to Patrick Warburton's committed performance, The Tick offers an inventive, highly stylized, and frequently hilarious take on the superhero genre.



Critic Ratings: 24

Audience Score

User Ratings: 0
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Air date: Nov 8, 2001
Air date: Nov 15, 2001
Air date: Dec 5, 2001
Air date: Dec 6, 2001
Air date: Dec 13, 2001
Air date: Dec 21, 2001
Air date: Jan 17, 2002
Air date: Jan 24, 2002
Air date: Sep 30, 2003

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David Burke
as Arthur
Liz Vassey
as Captain Liberty
Nestor Carbonell
as Batmanuel
Christopher Lloyd
as Fishladder
Sam McMurray
as The Immortal
Ron Perlman
as Fiery Blaze
Missy Pyle
as Stacey
David Huddleston
as Judge Kenudsen
Jonathan Penner
as The Champion/Steve
Charley Rossman
as Cop No. 1
Kari Coleman
as Mrs. Glick
Lisa Lu
as Bartender
Meadow Sisto
as Clarissa
Patrick Breen
as Friendly Fire
Molly Hagan
as District Attorney
Richard Penn
as General
Simon Harvey
as Liberty's Lawyer
Ping Wu
as Bailiff
Brad Maynard
as Jimmy Carter
Jack Armstrong
as Captain Comet
Jeff Doucette
as Bus Driver
Stephen Hood
as Hustler
Todd Felix
as Fish Boy
Antwon Tanner
as Johnny Republic
Cici Lau
as Asian Woman
E.J. Callahan
as Station Manager
Jeff Sanders
as Mohammed
Darin Cooper
as General's Aide
Iqbal Theba
as Dry Cleaner
Lisa K. Wyatt
as Receptionist
Ty Upshaw
as Police Officer
Diana Morgan
as Reporter No. 1
Cyd Strittmatter
as Receptionist
Dan Sachoff
as Reporter No. 2
Adam Drescher
as Salesman
Teddy Lane Jr.
as Desk Sergeant
Dominic Oliver
as Newsstand Guy
Joe Basile
as Guard No. 1
Chuck Sloan
as Prosecutor
Kurt Fuller
as Destroyo
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Critic Reviews for The Tick Season 1

All Critics (24) | Top Critics (16)

In just 10 episodes, Warburton proves why his deadpan, physically intimidating portrayal of the character has endured.

Jun 29, 2018 | Full Review…
Top Critic

If you're looking for a new kind of sitcom to make you laugh, try... or Patrick Warburton's true-blue comic-book antics on Fox's The Tick.

Jun 29, 2018 | Full Review…

Our sense is that this show hadn't quite perfected its rhythm but was well on its way.

Jun 28, 2018 | Full Review…
Top Critic

The hulking actor savors the physically demanding role and carries himself with witty ease. While wearing a tight, absurd, blue costume with dancing antennas, he does some of the best acting this fall.

Jun 28, 2018 | Full Review…

I love the idea of a superhero with a great big heart and a tiny little brain, and I love Patrick Warburton's fearless performance in the title role of this odd new live-action comedy.

Jan 31, 2018 | Rating: 3.5/4 | Full Review…

The series still has the same parody humor from its predecessors, but with a grounded aesthetic, we get to see a more mature take that in no way hinders the character.

Aug 18, 2018 | Full Review…

What is there not to love about The Tick? It starred Patrick Warburton and featured the tagline, "The big blue bug of justice is here!"

Jul 12, 2018 | Full Review…

The Tick was smart; it was also incredibly funny as long as you liked your humor on the bizarre side.

Jun 29, 2018 | Full Review…

A send-up of comic book crime fighters and the world at large, The Tick was both playfully subtle and gloriously over the top.

Jun 29, 2018 | Full Review…

As knuckleheaded as he is big-hearted and as single-minded as he is naive, the Tick is hands-down the nicest superhero ever created.

Jun 29, 2018 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for The Tick: Season 1

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