TICK – The superhero


I will straight away delve into the topic review of  the Tick 2017 the tv show which I saw on Amazon prime last night.

For those of you who will not be having an idea about the character , please check out the below description given on wiki-“The Tick is a fictional superhero created by cartoonist Ben Edlund in 1986 as a newsletter mascot for the New England Comics chain of Boston area comic book stores.” The comic was original created to be a spoof on superheroes comics which were a rage in America.

I have loved the animated version when I was younger and when the show began it started with the support character Arthur who was battling his own insecurities.I was under the impression that there will be a new take to the show (afterall we can dream as the Birdman Movie 2014, really had a great twist). As the show pilot progress we get to know in detail about Arthur and how he become famous. I really like how these days all the animated shows are being converted into the real TV shows with use of graphics. This new generation is really getting a dose of media entertainment at a very low cost on prime time. Earlier these shows used to be restricted only to kids but now the entire family is getting glued to watch the same.

We already have lot of shows in the same genre going strongly Flash, Arrow, Agents of sheild, Gotham, in past we had Smallville and Batman. The tick is also just trying to grab your attention in the same, may be its not worth investing your time on, I would think 7 rating on IMDB is pretty high for this show. I think it was worth watching this show to re kindly my child hood memories, somehow Arthur is the real hero who tries to fight crime without having any super power.


I would highly recommend this show for parents to watch with their Kids, as kids will love to see bit of child in adult. I would also not recommend this show to people who have not watched Tick in their childhood, as you might not get the nostalgia effect.

You can also check out other reviews before going in to take a full dive, but most of these review will tell about characters and mastermind in making of TV show in this genre

  1. USA today- link
  2. rotten tomatoes-link

Always remember any TV show you watch is like a full commitment , just like some of you would have committed to Supernatural (review next week )





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