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Tick: The Entire Series!, The
Genre: Action Comedy

Reviewed In Issue 80 (Jan 2004) Of Widescreen Review®

Patrick Warburton, David Burke, Liz Vassey, & Nestor Carbonell

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 3
DD Sound Rating: 3.5
DTS Sound Rating: NA
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Critics' Composite Score: 3
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Special Features
Included is an audio commentary track by executive producer Barry Sonnenfeld on the Pilot Episode, and additional commentary by Tick creator Ben Edlund on three episodes: Arthur, Interrupted, Arthur Needs Space, and The Funeral. There is also DVD-ROM content.

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment
(Catalog Number): 01219
(MPAA Rating): Not Rated
(Rating Reason):

(Retail Price): $29.95
(DVD Type): Two DVD-9 Discs
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): No
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 202
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): Yes
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 2001
(Theatrical Release): No
(Direct-To-Video Release): Yes
(DVD Release Date): 09/30/03
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): Barry Sonnenfeld, Boris Damast, Dean Parisot, Craig Zisk, Danny Leiner, Andrew Tsao, Mel Damski & Bo Welch
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  WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
The Blue Avenger, better known as The Tick (Warburton) dons his blue suit and fights to put an end to the evil that fills the streets. Joined by his sidekick Arthur (Burke) and pals Batmanuel (Carbonell) and Captain Liberty (Vassey) the superheroes prove that they're more than just goons dressed up in silly costumes. The two-disc set contains all nine episodes of the short-lived series. (Tricia Littrell)

DVD Picture:
The anamorphically enhanced 1.78:1 DVD offers a bright and colorful picture, with natural fleshtones, bold blue tick-tones, and deep blacks. Images are generally sharp with satisfying shadow delineation and contrast. The picture does, however, have a

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