Amazon is resurrecting Patrick Warburton as ‘The Tick’ for new pilot

In 2002, Fox cancelled superhero TV show The Tick just eight episodes in. Now, over a decade later, Amazon Studios is giving the show a second chance. According to The Wrap and People, star Patrick Warburton (Rules of Engagement, Ted, Seinfeld) has made a deal with rights holders Sony Television to produce a pilot for a rebooted version of The Tick.

In the original show, Warburton played the Tick — a big, blue, and clumsy parody of a superhero. The series was based on a comic of the same name, and a successful ‘90s animated kids show featuring the hero pre-dated the failed live-action effort on Fox. The show was favorably received by critics at the time — and has since garnered a bit of a cult following — but was cancelled before…

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