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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 The Tick (10 episodes, 2017)
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 Arthur Everest (10 episodes, 2017)
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 Dot Everest (10 episodes, 2017)
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 VLM (7 episodes, 2017)
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 Goat (5 episodes, 2017)
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 Dennis (5 episodes, 2017)
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 Dr. Karamazov (5 episodes, 2017)
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 Frank (5 episodes, 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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The first episode premiered on Amazon.com's Prime subscription streaming service on August 19, 2016. It was part of the first Comedy Pilot Season, an extension of the popular and ongoing "choose your own programming" experiment known as Pilot Season. The three half-hour comedies included I Love Dick (2016), The Tick (2017) and Jean-Claude Van Johnson: Pilot (2016). Subscribers vote on which of the three series will be picked up based on just the first episode/pilots. See more »

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Version of The Tick (2001) See more »

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A worthy remake of a cult classic
20 August 2016 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I've watched this episode 3 times now. I really like it. I liked the comics and the animated series, but I didn't love the last live action version. This is by far, the best character development of any iteration of The Tick. Arthur's back store is excellent, and Griffin Newman plays it brilliantly. Peter Serafinowicz's acting as The Tick is a little rough, but he's a good actor and I have no doubt he'll pull it off. Plus with Patrick Warburton as a producer (as opposed to playing The Tick like he did the last time) I'm sure he'll coach Peter along.

To me, this is more representative of the comics, which could be darker than the animated series. Arthur's back story is definitely darker and it seems that Arthur's story line is going to carry the series forward while The Tick may be "the sidekick" to the story. I really hope Amazon picks this up, I can't wait to see where Ben Edlund takes it from here.


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