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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A Pigboy And His Dog Season 1, Episode 13 Jul 20, 1994 Free

Jay becomes a laughingstock after his mother writes a children's book.

Uneasy Rider Season 1, Episode 12 Jul 13, 1994 Free

Jay quits his show to become a truck driver.

A Day At The Races And A Night At The Opera Season 1, Episode 11 Jul 6, 1994 Free

Jay tries to help Marty overcome an inferiority complex.

Dr. Jay Season 1, Episode 10 Jun 29, 1994 Free

Jay comes to the rescue when Duke is diagnosed with a terminal illness.

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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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