episode centers on the relationship between The
Tick and Arthur.
It reminds me a bit of The Tick vs.
Arthur's Bank Account, but of course this one has no
show features a comparison of the Tick and Arthur's relationship
and other superheroes and their sidekicks, especially Fiery
Blaze and Friendly
Fire. Friendly leaves Blaze (who is domineering and
uncaring) and tries to convince Arthur to leave The Tick,
but after meeting the other sidekick's in the support group
Arthur realizes he and Tick don't have it so bad after all...
interesting (and very funny) subplot is Captain Liberty
seeking companionship with a pet; let's just say some people
aren't meant to own dogs...
episode features these Superheroes:
The Tick, Arthur,
Republic, Fish Boy
(The Lost Prince of Atlantis), and Kid
Named but not appearing:
Uncle Samson, The Angler, and Runaway Train.
episode features these Supervillains:
and Fiery Blaze share some war stories
Sidekick's Support Group
so runny anymore, are we, Mr. Takin' Stuff…
Arthur, look at your accuracy! You picked the softest
spot on the roof!
Ooh - 'Combustible
Justice!' Good one!
Hello...I am the Tick!
Lordy, Gents…your banter is immaculate!
Mandingo, how I
grok your mouth music!
Who can deny the snazzy of that? Are you denying
the snazzy of that?
Lots of people work alone…lonely people, for example.
I am the Man of
La Mancha. My dream is impossible...
I know what toothpaste is…
Go tell it on the mountain!
I'm always expecting someone, Arthur…
He doesn't know where to go…without his better half
he is lost without a paddle in the ocean of his
You're on a first
name basis with lucidity, little friend, I have
to call it Mr. Lucidity, and that's no good in a
of Frankenscience could make that possible?
more than just a duo, we're a duocracy.
I smell sweaty-drinky
got to work on my landings.
Maybe that's because there's only room in your life
But, he doesn't literally
KICK you, right?
We fill in each other's weak spots. You're bullet
proof, for example, and I'm not.
Stop now or face the combustible justice of Fiery
Well, I think that
put out his candle, Friendly.
When it comes to battling Villainy's tide of fiends,
I say the more the merrier!
Way to cling, fire…good
Take it from a veteran,
Bunny Man; all he's saying is 'Like me or I'll swallow
a bottle of pills!'
Sidekick's supposed to put the cap back on the toothpaste!
said you can kiss my ash and I walked right out of
This is Arthur, he kicks for the Tick.
too attractive to be lonely.
Alone is an unfortunate
predicament, Lone is an aesthetic choice.
On the bright side, at least he can't bark with a
hand grenade in his mouth…
actually expect me to pick up a dog's crap?
Damn It! Stay out
of mommy's hand grenades!
Do you always have to
hide behind sex? (Batmanuel) I can't help it; it's
just so big.
Pet Store Clerk:
What you need
is a singles' chatroom, ma'am, not some living creature!
Well, I don't
think I'm going to be able to help you, maam. Why
don't you go rent a videotape or something; instead
of ruining some poor puppy's life with your single
woman hormone, clock is ticking, impulse buying nonsense.
Yeah, and he
gets to wear body armor and a helmet. And I get stuck
with this little flimsy thing right here! One layer
of spandex. And these bright colors, man! Who do you
think they're gonna shoot at first?
Yeah, he makes fun of