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YMMV: Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist
  • Crowning Moment of Funny: Ignoring the various comedians that appear on the show, there's the scene when Ben nearly sets the kitchen on fire in "Thanksgiving".
    • Dom Irrera in general.
  • Dude, Not Funny!: In one episode, patient Bob Balaban tells Dr. Katz all the problems in his life right now, including divorce, his cousin committing suicide, losing a lot of money, and a brain tumor. I really don't know what Bob was going for with this, but it wasn't executed in a funny manner at all.
  • Growing the Beard: Arguably, the later half of season 3 is when the show really improved; the energy level was higher, the father/son tension between Dr. Katz and Ben was lessened, the improvised dialog was more tightly edited to produce the most laughs, and Laura periodically lightened up a bit. In her own way, of course.
  • Harsher in Hindsight: One of guest Jon Stewart's bits was how America needed a new enemy, now that communism isn't relevant. The episode in question was from 1996; only five years later, America would get an enemy in the form of Al Qaeda. And we can't forget about North Korea...
  • Hilarious in Hindsight: One episode had Dr. Katz and his son humorously discussing horror movies where the killers were little people. In 2009, Warner Brothers released Orphan.

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