Tick vs. El Seed
Six, Season One
air date: 10/15/1994
Tick vs. El Seed
episode is one of the better ones from season one. It introduces
a new supervillain, El Seed,
and several new superheroes - The Civic Minded Five.
Seed is a plant who attended night school to learn about agriculture.
With his henchpeople, the The
Bee Twins, he creates a plant vitilizer that allows plants
to move around. El Seed uses the vitilizer to create an army of
plants to try to overthrow "the works of the animal kingdom",
but of course he has to defeat The
Tick to do it...
Civic Minded Five
Tick grows a flower
gets hit with a concentrated dose of the vitilizer during a fight
on El Seed's cropduster. For the rest of the episode, plants keep
springing out of the Tick's forehead and armpits.
El Seed is defeated, but some of his trees manage to escape in
a truck and are last seen heading to Las Vegas...
episode features these Superheroes:
The Tick, Arthur, Die
Legged Man, Feral Boy,
Jungle Janet, The
episode features these Supervillains:
El Seed, The Bee Twins
Tick meets El Seed
pilots the cropduster. Doesn't he look cool in goggles?
Cactci! What are ya' up to? What's goin' on? Give me the skinny!
That's a violation of your airspace!
Gimme that stick, petal head!
I feel funky…monkey funky!
I hate broccoli…and yet, in a
certain sense, I AM broccoli.
Villains always have antidotes…they're
funny that way.
Listen, I don't have time for any of this villain banter!
Ooh, plane ride!
You know, when a tomato grows out
of your forehead, it gets you thinking. What do we know about
anything? Life is just a big, wild, crazy, tossed salad. But you
don't eat it, no sir, you live it! Isn't it great?
hate the humans! They really get my goat! I'm not so fond of goats,
One part vitilizar to a million-zillion parts water; the recipe for
They eat us! They wear us! They put
us in pots! They squeeze us for juice! It's grotesque!
Off my plane, blue monkey!
A few uppity trees in the park is no revolution! I wanted a moment!
No one could survive that much corn!
Soldiers of corn…lend me your ears!
I am on a big power trip, and you are coming with me!
When I was taking night courses at agricultural college, a fine school,
I learned three things…One; never stand behind a cow. Two; people and
plants can never learn in harmony. Three; if you really want something,
you take it, and I want the world!
never seen anything like it…this calls for expensive testing!
didn't even want to be involved; I got jumped by a hedge! Where are
the cops in this town!
did you rent a cropduster to a guy with a flower for a head?
what kind of corn soldiers are you?
(Arthur) We're Kernals!
(Tick) There you go!
sir, you had your fun, we're putting you under citizen's arrest!