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Armless but not Harmless
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Armless but not Harmless
Episode Sixteen, Season Two

Original air date: 9/23/1995
Armless but not Harmless

This episode is another potential classic. I didn't really like Venus or Milo too much, but the antics of The Tick and Arthur without arms are hilarious, as is the new superhero, Plungerman!

Venus is an evil love goddess who hypnotizes men and forces them to do her bidding. Her permanent stoolie is Milo, who is her little whipping boy who also seems to be some sort of scientist. The evil couple's first robbery is foiled by Plungerman, who is actually just a plumber but Venus and The Tick both assume he must be a superhero.

The embarrassing defeat at the hands of Plungerman cost Venus her inviation to the Enemy awards, so she plans to go on an epic evil spree. Her plan fails and The Tick and Arthur are about to defeat them, but Milo's invention causes The Tick and Arthur's arms to fall off.

Whoa, this could be serious!

Whoa! This could be serious!

A Quandry!

But Arthur...you know...

Milo uses the arms to build evil robots that aid Venus on a crime spree while The Tick and Arthur (without their arms) try to avoid capture as fugitives. Eventually, Tick and Arthur manage to corner the evil couple at the Enemy Awards and Plungerman reattaches their arms, but not until much hilarity has already ensued...

Final note; The Evil Midnight Bomber makes a short cameo appearance trying to get into the Evil Awards but he's kicked out by the evil doormen (although it looks like he is sitting behing Venus in the audience...? You know that any sighting of The Evil Midnight Bomber is enough to gain 1/2 star for the episode...

This episode features these Superheroes:
The Tick
, Arthur, and Plungerman

This episode features these Supervillains:
Venus
, Milo, The TickBot, The ArthurBot, The Crease, The Forehead, Jack Tuber, Eyebrows Mulligan, Octo Raymond and his all mollusc band, and The Evil Midnight Bomber!


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