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Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist 

A divorced father, he has custody of his 23-year-old slacker son Ben, who dreams of wealth and freedom but is too lazy to find a real job. Dr. Katz's receptionist is the acerbic Laura. He ... See full summary »
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Jonathan Katz ...  Dr. Katz 81 episodes, 1995-2002
H. Jon Benjamin ...  Ben Katz / ... 81 episodes, 1995-2002
Laura Silverman ...  Laura the Receptionist 81 episodes, 1995-2002
Will Le Bow Will Le Bow ...  Stanley / ... 73 episodes, 1995-2002
Julianne Bond Julianne Bond ...  Julie the Bartender / ... 73 episodes, 1995-2002
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A divorced father, he has custody of his 23-year-old slacker son Ben, who dreams of wealth and freedom but is too lazy to find a real job. Dr. Katz's receptionist is the acerbic Laura. He spends his free time in the bar "Jacky's 33" with his friends Stan and Julie, the bartender. Written by Tom Walsh <avs@netport.com>

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Official Sites:

Comedy Central

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 May 1995 (USA) See more »

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Dr. Katz See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The show's potential enticed General Cinema to try it as a vehicle for short features to run before major features in their theaters. A premiere was held at the multiplex in Framingham, Massachusetts and everyone from the Dr. Katz production was invited. Unfortunately "Squigglevision" did not work well on the big screen. It made Loren Bouchard nauseous, and H. Jon Benjamin found watching it "unbearable". See more »

Quotes

David Duchovny: Sometimes I think that the dream is reality and life is the simulacrum.
Dr. Katz: It certainly is.
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Connections

Referenced in The 18th Annual CableACE Awards (1996) See more »

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A boy, a bike, a heart so full....
23 May 2003 | by s-j-mcmullinSee all my reviews

In my right-out-of-college, unemployed days, Ben Katz was my hero.

Dr. Katz (followed by The Kids in the Hall) was required viewing every day at lunch.

The show introduced me to great stand-up comedians like Dave Attell, and I could always count on Ben and Dr. Katz to make me laugh.

Not a week goes by that I don't quote this show. A DVD compilation would be on my "must have" list.


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