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The Tick 

TV-MA | | Action, Comedy | TV Series (2017– )
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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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Everyone's favorite Big Blue Bug of Justice is back! Meet the Tick, Arthur, Arthur's sister Dot, and the evil that threatens good people everywhere. Spoon!

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Tick and Arthur try to use Ramses to prove that the Terror is alive and run into trouble. Miss Lint takes the advice of an old friend.


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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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Late in the first episode, Arthur tells Tick that he will not "get into bread" with him. This may be a reference to an animated episode where Arthur and the Tick face up to The Bread Master, who encases them in a massive loaf of bread. See more »

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Version of The Tick (1994) See more »

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It's new but it's the same. And I am listening to the call of Destiny and wanting to answer by the third ring.
26 August 2016 | by (Japan) – See all my reviews

Speaking as a 50-something man-child who has loved this character since the 90s, I gotta say, like many of the reviewers here, that initially I was taken aback and somewhat confused at the direction this version chooses. But after the halfway point, I let go of my preconceptions and just allowed this to play out.

It grows on you. This version of the Tick is - mostly - exactly as you remember him. And while the costume leaves a lot to be desired, Peter Serafinowicz's Tick (which is just a lovely Adam West impersonation - right down to the use of "chum") - he is as big and clunk headed as he should be. The addition of a more "realistic" storyline for Arthur I think works; and would give the series legs if it is picked up. I would love to see more of this.

And the casting of Arthur could not be more spot on. The actor plays the serious parts and the comic foil equally well.

The humor is the same. It has a small touch of sincerity which the original and the 2000s live action didn't need nor would have benefited from. But the one-off joke of superheros in a superhero-jaded world has been done. This sort of recasts that feeling and offers a new take. Is The Tick nothing more than Arthur's psychosis? It would explain a lot. Does it even matter?

So happy that Edlund is trying again to bring the big guy out of retirement!


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