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Report: Amazon Is Reviving The Tick With Patrick Warburton

Yet another canceled show might find a second life online. Amazon is in talks to revive The Tick, a source tells People.

The superhero parody, based on a Ben Edlund comic, first ran for three seasons as an animated series in the '90s. Patrick Warburton (Seinfeld's David Puddy) starred in a live-action version for Fox in 2002, but the network canceled it after only nine episodes.

Warburton would reportedly reprise his starring role, with Edlund producing and writing.


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Oh man, I would watch this so hard.
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Ben Edlund is awesome, the animated and comic versions of The Tick were super awesome, but I have serious doubts about the live-action version. my friend swore it was great and he's happy, so I'll give it a try.
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The animated series was good too. Remember Chairface Chippendale trying to spell his name on the moon. CHA...hehe
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I just watched this last month on YouTube, it is pretty funny.
Good on Amazon for being interested in bringing back this cult show.
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I love those antlers and Batmanuel is comedic gold. If they stream it on amazon I won't be able to watch it but I'm watching the short lived live action version on Netflix.
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Warburton is very talented. He's always deserved more success.
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I really enjoyed the live action incarnation of this way back when, but I feel that remaking this so many years later is just a weird (and possibly lame and ill-conceived) extension of the comic book frenzy that's gripped the TV and movie industries so firmly in recent years.

While I wanted more of this when it was new, I wish they'd just let this one stay dead now. Not everything needs reanimating or rebooting, and I'd rather retain my good memories of the original than have them run the risk of turning out something awful.

(On the other hand, more Liz Vassey in tights would be fine...but that may not be enough to change my mind.)
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I loved The Tick - and Patrick Warburton IS The Tick - so good - would love to see more!
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This must be the week for strange TV reboots. I have never heard of this.
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Guess that "Rules of Engagement" was not a far enough fall for Warburton.
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You've obviously never seen The Tick - it rules!
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I love Patrick Warburton, Loved him in the Tick, but I just don't know if it would work for Amazon.
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No. I love Patrick Warburton as a comedic performer, and he was perfectly cast as The Tick, but what I want is for them to go back and make more of the animated episodes, avoid getting sued over them by Mindy Moleford, and that would be wonderful. The live-action version was way-too watered down (Bat-Manuel instead of Die Fliedermaus? Captain Liberty instead of American Maid? Blah)
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hahahaha Die Fliedermaus & American Maid! memories are flooding back! They should re-air the animated series, or at least stream it on Netflix. hehe now I'm thinking of all the ridiculous names they came up with for villains, like 'Chairface Chippendale' and 'The Evil Midnight Bomber What Bombs at Midnight' among many.... so silly!
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I liked it and welcome more - feel free not to watch.
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I like the Tick show but with all the super heroes coming to TV this season, reviving the Tick is a major sign of over saturation beginning
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It's possible an animated revival of the series could be in the works too.
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This was something I really enjoyed, and I watch it over from time to time. I keep it with my six episodes of No Heroics, and alternate between the two. Would love to see the Tick gang wander into the No Heroics bar. How cool would it be for Batmanuel to have a converstion with Time Bomb?
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No news on The Greatest American Hero revival?

http://www.comicbookresources.com/?page=article&id=55198
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Wow. I may be the only one, but I loved the live action and was not wild about the cartoon. Needs Liz Vassey and Nestor Carbonell though.
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No. Just... no.
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But will Ron Perlman reprise his role as "The Flamer"? He was pretty funny in that episode.
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I didn't care much for the live action series, but I love the insanity of the animated one.
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Patrick Warburton isn't in the same physical shape he used to be, but rubber suits are made to overcome such things. I hope this works out, and I hope the new version is a lot more over-the-top like the cartoon and less talky-sitcom than the Fox series was.
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Oh man, this would kick so much ass if true.

For all you people shouting "SPOON".....Tick was actually forbidden to say "spoon" in the live-action version. It was a product of the cartoon, which Fox had sold to Disney. This is also why American Maid and Die Fliedermaus were revised.
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thanks cuz I was wondering about all that...
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Please be true! The live action one was weird and brilliant and needs another chance.
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And yet my planned Automan reboot hasn't found a network yet.
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But Will Farrell is in talks to a Manimal movie, so hope springs eternal.
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Cursor is just waiting to draw us a new Autocar soon!
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Spoon indeed. I did like the animated version. Never saw the live action one.
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I dunno what excites me more, seeing Warburton suited up again, or Fox kicking themselves yet again for another failed opportunity capitalized on by others.
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SPOOOOOOON!!
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Oh my.
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