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TV Review: The Tick!

the-tick-img-1200x1200The Tick (2016)

Starring: Peter Serafinowicz, Griffin Newman, Jackie Earle Haley, Valorie Curry

Directed by: Wally Pfifster

After a stellar Fox Kids cartoon and a short-lived live action series in the early 00’s, you wouldn’t be wrong in asking “why?” after hearing about a new Tick series. But what’s old is new again, and Amazon has come along to try and give the big blue superhero another go. One of the Amazon Prime “Pilot Shows”, the Ben Edlund written pilot is an interesting take on the character and his world, but in the end, the 30 minute run time simply isn’t enough to cover all the ground Edlund wants to. Read the rest of this entry