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The Critic

The Critic

This show follows Jay Sherman, voiced by Jon Lovitz, who is a movie critic on TV. He is forced to review the most dumbest, insane films to which he always says this line "It stinks" for his reviews, that's his catch phrase. In addition to the film parodies, the show also deals with Jay's personal life, his son which he has to raise alone, working his tyrannical media mogul boss and his love-life and family.

The show had minor controversial moments, in some of its episodes. It was canceled after two years, though ten 2 minute brief "Internet only" episodes or "webisodes" were produced later on bring total number of episodes to 33 and were included as a bonus on the DVD box set. Today, cable's Comedy Central airs reruns of the show. But it is currently inactive on Comedy Central's line up.

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Final: 2x10 -- I Can't Believe It's a Clip Show (May/21/1995)

Jay hosts his tenth anniversary show live from Carnegie Hall, where he shows movie clips from past episodes like "Rabbi P.I.", and many others. Jay's anniversary show at the Carnegie Hall gets held hostage by terrorists, who threaten to blow up the place with a bomb tied to Jay's waist.
Charles Napier
voiced Duke Phillips
Christine Cavanaugh
voiced Marty Sherman
Doris Grau
voiced Doris Grau
Gerrit Graham
voiced Franklin Sherman
Jon Lovitz
voiced Jay Sherman
Judith Ivey
voiced Eleanor Sherman
Maurice LaMarche
voiced Jeremy Hawke
Nancy Cartwright
voiced Margo Sherman
Nick Jameson
voiced Vlada
Park Overall
voiced Alice Tompkins

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Recurring Guests

Tress MacNeille as Other Characters and a Boy at Marty's party (4 eps)
Gene Shalit (3 eps)
Brenda Vaccaro as Ardeth (2 eps)
Rhea Perlman as Rhea Perlman (2 eps)
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (2 eps)
Jimmy Breslin (2 eps)
Rex Reed (2 eps)

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Classification: Animation
Genre: Adult Cartoons | Celebrities | Comedy
Status: Canceled/Ended
Network: FOX ( USA)
Runtime: 30 Minutes
Premiere: January 26, 1994
Ended: May 21, 1995
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