|Production company||Columbia Pictures Television|
Rough Draft Korea
|Original run||January 26, 1994 - September 2001|
The Critic is a 1994 animated American comedy series created by Al Jean and Mike Reiss. It focuses on the life of semi-successful professional film critic Jay Sherman as he navigates life, family, and love, while riffing on popular films. It was briefly revived in 2000 as a Flash animated web series.
Eyes on the Prize (S1E06)
Jay gains weight on the advice of his clinically imbalanced image consultant. He eventually loses the weight with a year-long liposuction session.
Siskel & Evert & Jay & Alice (S2E02)
Jay swells up like a blueberry after stealing candy from Willy Wonka.
From Chunk to Hunk (S2E05)
Jay and his son Marty go to a diet camp. Marty instantly slims down, but later regains his weight after eating the contents of an ice cream store.