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…)

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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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