Twenty-six, Season Two
air date: 2/17/1996
episode centers around The Terror
trying to recover one of his ultimate weapons from the past, the
Desire-O-Vac. He lost it when he was defeated by The Decency Squad,
so he sends Terry, his son,
into the Decency Squad's retirement home to figure out where they
course, The Tick is at
the same retirement home listening to their stories, but he doesn't
get involved in the plot until The Terror breaks The Human
Ton and Handy out or prison. Surprisingly, The Tick doesn't
really save the day; but the Terror is thwarted by the remains
of the Decency Squad and Terry.
Uses the Desire-O-Vac in 1936
is given a shock from the Terror's spider
funniest parts in this episode are (1) Handy the puppet talking
on the phone and later trying to use the Desire-O-Vac to become
a real boy and (2) The Tick losing his antennae and being unable
to stand up (they are for balance...) and (3) the Living
Doll being attacked by the Human Ton. Living Doll is like
a Russian doll; you can split him in half and another, smaller
Living Doll is inside etc. etc. Human Ton goes through about 20
iterations and ends up with a Living Doll small enough for Handy
to fight, but Living Doll winds up ripping off Handy's other eye
(he lost one to Arthur in
The Tick vs. Arthur's Bank Account)
episode features these Superheroes:
The Tick, Arthur, Captain
Decency, The Living Doll,
Johnny Polite, The
Visual Eye, and Suffrage
episode features these Supervillains:
The Terror, Terry, The
Human Ton and Handy, The
Sub-Human, and Joseph
in those days worked in broad strokes! They got right to the point!
Nowadays it's always molecule, molecule, molecule…
Put those felons back where you found them, you geriatric jerk!
You and me, mono a mono with the greatest criminal mind of the
20th century…and even part of the 19th, I think!
Not so fast, wrinkly wrongdoer! You face The Tick!
Raygun was the worst! One blast from that sucker turned half a
town into a guy named Ray!
chocolate covered, and we're goin' down!
want to get close to me, sonny, do something bad; not something
want to be a real boy!