Tick vs. Proto Clown restored my faith in The Tick series. I didn't
really like episodes 9-11 ( The Tick vs. Brainchild,
The Tick vs. Pineapple Pokopo, and The
Tick vs. The Mole Men) much at all, but this episode made
up for them.
basic premise of this episode is that Bud, a clowning engineer,
has created a superclown, Proto
Clown. Proto Clown is huge and angry (it turns out that he
hates it when people laugh at him) and he rampages through The
City in an orgy or destruction. The heroes of the City can't stop
him, and are fleeing the City when The
Tick, and Arthur return from
Wheatland. Tick battles Proto Clown but Proto Clown hits him with
a bus and knocks him into orbit.
goes on a voyage of discovery in his own mind.