The Tick and Arthur are initiated into the League of Superheroes, while they at first enjoy the honor of being leagues men, they find the League isn't all it's cracked up to be. Meanwhile Captain Liberty and Batmanuel file a lawsuit against the League for discrimination.

Pop Culture Connections - Outgoing

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The Little Engine That Could
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This Book is referred to by The Big Leagues part of The Tick Season 1
Talking to Arthur, The Tick says, "You're the Little Engine that Could that lays the track. I'm just the guy that says, 'Think you can'."

Other Connections and Related Pop Culture

The Tick Season 1

# Title Air Date
The Tick
1:1 Pilot Nov 8, 2001
1:2 The Funeral Nov 15, 2001
1:3 Couples Dec 5, 2001
1:4 The License Dec 6, 2001
1:5 Arthur Needs Space Dec 13, 2001
1:6 The Big Leagues Dec 21, 2001
1:7 The Tick vs. Justice Jan 17, 2002
1:8 Arthur, Interrupted Jan 24, 2002
1:9 The Terror Jan 31, 2002