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UPDATED: Is Patrick Warburton returning as The Tick? YES HE IS

September 2nd, 2014 by Marc Comments

Oh how we love Patrick Warburton here at FTN. We loved him in Rules of Engagement. We love him in Family Guy and, yes, we, em, liked him in The Tick.

The first season of the live-action series with Warburton in the blue antennae, but it seems that, according to People, he could be set to come back as the crazy superhero thanks to Amazon.

“The cult-classic series is based on a comic book by Ben Edlund and was first brought to television as an animated series that enjoyed three seasons of success in the mid 1990s. In early 2012, Fox canceled Warburton’s live-action version (which also starred a pre-Lost Nestor Carbonell) after just nine episodes.”

They are reporting that Warburton has already signed on with Amazon and Sony to play the part again with Edlund producing and writing.

We’re still a little dubious about this but aas long as Patrick Warburton is still employed we’re happy…


Ben Edlund, creator and writer of The Tick, has tweeted: “Yes for now suffice it to say the dream of a new live-action Tick is being pursued with vigor #bringbackTheTick”

Here’s the first episode so you have a taste if you missed it first time around:

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Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….