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The Tick 

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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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Complete series cast summary:
Peter Serafinowicz ...  The Tick 22 episodes, 2017-2019
Griffin Newman ...  Arthur Everest 22 episodes, 2017-2019
Valorie Curry ...  Dot Everest / ... 22 episodes, 2017-2019
Yara Martinez ...  Ms. Lint / ... 22 episodes, 2017-2019
Scott Speiser ...  Overkill 22 episodes, 2017-2019
Brendan Hines ...  Superian 18 episodes, 2017-2019
Devin Ratray ...  Tinfoil Kevin / ... 16 episodes, 2017-2019
Alan Tudyk ...  Dangerboat / ... 15 episodes, 2017-2019
Joshua Schubart ...  Frank 13 episodes, 2017-2019
Jackie Earle Haley ...  The Terror / ... 12 episodes, 2017-2018
Patricia Kalember ...  Joan 11 episodes, 2017-2019
Kahlil Ashanti ...  Goat 10 episodes, 2017-2018
François Chau ...  Walter 10 episodes, 2017-2019
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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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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 August 2017 (USA) See more »

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2.00 : 1
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Trivia

In regards to complex design of the title character's costume, Peter Serafinowicz stated that it took a few months to go from "unbearable to wearable." See more »

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Spoon!
29 August 2016 | by ekxpcgSee all my reviews

Overall, I enjoyed the pilot episode, and would vote for it to be continued. There, that's said.

There are a few things that jar me the wrong way. Serafinowicz doesn't quite have the physical and vocal presence I'd want in the Big Blue Guy. And the suit looks a bit too rubberized. But, as pointed out in other reviews, Serafinowicz is a good actor and voice actor, and, with a commitment as a producer, too, he'll find his way with the character.

But, that aside, we have Ben Edlund back writing the Tick, and for the continuity that he'll bring to this, I'm okay with the changes that he's been making to some of the story elements (The Terror, Arthur's back story, the lack of a spoon).

And who but Edlund could give us a line like "blinded by weaponized syphilis"?

And, as a bonus, Patrick Warburton is producing.

It's fun. Is it as much fun for someone coming cold to the series, without the history that we've grown up with? That's to be seen.

Disclaimer: I've been a Tick fan since the comic first came out


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