This show follows Jay Sherman who is a movie critic on TV. He is forced to review the most dumbest films to which he always says this line "It stinks" for his reviews, that's his catch phrase. In addition to the film parodies, the show also deals with Jay's personal life, his son which he has to raise alone, working with his tyrannical media mogul boss and his love-life and family.
Last Episode02x10 I Can't Believe It's a Cli… Aired: May. 21, 1995
Jay hosts his tenth anniversary show live from Carnegie Hall, where he shows movie clips from past episodes like "Rabbi P.I.", and many others. …
Series Fun Facts
- Though it has a cult following, "The Critic" is most famous for flip-flopping networks. It started on ABC, where it stayed for less than a month then it was canceled and Fox picked it up…
[show]Though it has a cult following, "The Critic" is most famous for flip-flopping networks. It started on ABC, where it stayed for less than a month then it was canceled and Fox picked it up where it stayed for an entire season, then Comedy Central had it for a few months as part of their Sunday night animation block, then UPN was slated to pick it up but dropped it. Then it got a good run as a series of shorts at Atomfilms.com. Even still, it has retained a cult status.
- This series marks the second (and by extent, the final) time the late Doris Grau portrayed a character named Doris. Prior to this, she portrayed Lunchlady Doris on The Simpsons.
- Actress Cartwright, Nancy uses her natural voice playing Jay's sister Margo.