The Critic

  • 1995
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

The animated `reel' life of a sardonic, nebbishy film reviewer irked by a popular culture that panders to a complacent public. Each week Jay Sherman skewers (`It stinks!') satirically titled films like `Rebel Without a Cosby' and `Crocodile Gandhi' while dealing with friends, oddball colleagues and dysfunctional family members. The show began in 1994 on (more…)

Season 2, Episode 2 Siskel & Ebert & Jay & Alice

First Aired: March 12, 1995

Gene Siskel choses Jay as Roger Ebert's replacement, following the pair's breakup. Siskel and Ebert supply their own voices, as do Gene Shalit and Rex Reed. Other voices include Jon Lovitz, Park Overall, Kath Soucie and Judith Ivey.

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  • Premiered: March 1, 1995
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: The animated `reel' life of a sardonic, nebbishy film reviewer irked by a popular culture that panders to a complacent public. Each week Jay Sherman skewers (`It stinks!') satirically titled films like `Rebel Without a Cosby' and `Crocodile Gandhi' while d… (more)

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