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The Tick 

Review of "The Tick" 9/26/17 by Suzanne
airs now on Amazon

This is a really good show. It pulls off what few TV shows do: it's both a good superhero show and a funny comedy. It's just plain fun to watch. 

It's been awhile since I watch any version of "The Tick" on TV, but this one, whether it follows the canon or not, is very entertaining.  Arthur (Griffin Newman) is an accountant scarred by his father's early death at the hand of super villains, especially the one called The Terror (Jackie Earle Haley). He's had mental problems and, while he's staking out some criminals, he starts seeing the superhero The Tick (Peter Serafinowicz). He has to wonder if he's real or not. Arthur is very close to his sister, Dot (Valorie Curry), who just wants a normal life for him.

I know it sounds like a regular superhero show, but it's very funny.  The villains are just as funny as the heroes.  Make sure you watch this one!!

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The Tick

In a world where superheroes have been real for decades, an underdog accountant with zero powers comes to realize his city is owned by a global super villain long-thought dead. As he struggles to uncover this conspiracy, he falls in league with a strange blue superhero. The pilot for The Tick starred Peter Serafinowicz (Guardians of the Galaxy), Griffin Newman (Vinyl), Jackie Earle Haley (Watchmen), Valorie Curry (House of Lies), Yara Martinez (Jane the Virgin) and Brendan Hines (Scorpion). The Tick is executive produced by Ben Edlund (Supernatural), Barry Josephson (Bones) and Barry Sonnenfeld (A Series of Unfortunate Events), directed by Wally Pfister (The Dark Knight), and written by Edlund. The Tick is a co-production with Sony Pictures Television.

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