A Nicktoons Exstravaganza

Not Just Cartoons.Nicktoons!
December 29, 2007

Nicktoons are animated television programs airing on the children's television channel Nickelodeon and its many spin-offs.

On Sunday, August 11, 1991 at 10:00 am EST, the first Nicktoon was aired, Doug. This show was followed by Rugrats and then The Ren and Stimpy Show. This format was repeated every Sunday.

Prior to 1991, Nickelodeon aired mostly foreign-based animated series mainly coming from Canada, United Kingdom, France, Eastern Europe (mainly Russia & Poland), and Japan as well as American animated series that were produced by other companies.

Over the years, more Nicktoons were created and aired. Other Nicktoons were created for Nick Jr., Nickelodeon's late morning and early afternoon lineup for younger children.

Many of the earlier Nicktoons, as well as Nicktoons from Nickelodeon's international networks, can be seen on Nicktoons Network, a 24-hour digital cable/satellite network.

Nicktoons TV, the block on Nickelodeon

Nicktoons TV, is a name used in TV schedules for a half-hour block featuring two stories from two separate Nicktoon series; or, sometimes, one Nicktoon featuring two stories from two separate episodes. It also served as a "to be announced" for gaps in the Nickelodeon schedule that have yet to be filled as the schedules went public, especially weeks before air.

The Nicktoons TV name was first used on May 16, 1998, as a five-hour marathon of individual, 11-minute (before commercials) episodes of various Nicktoons. Nicktoons TV became a regular Saturday morning series on August 15, 1998 (starting with a 12-hour Nicktoons TV marathon, with the block settling into its regular 4-hour block the following week); that block lasted until the fall of 1999.

Even after Nicktoons Network debuted in 2002 with the "Nicktoons TV" name, Nickelodeon continued to use the "Nicktoons TV" name as a stop-gap on the main channel.

There Were Also Some Nicktoons For Nick Jr.

The Backyardigans
Blue's Clues
Dora The Explorer
Go, Diego, Go!
Little Bear
Little Bill
Miss Spider's Sunny Patch Friends
Wonder Pets
Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!
Yo Gabba Gabba!

Nick At Nite

Unfinished Nicktoons
Constant Payne
Skeleton Key
Stewy the Dog Boy
The Proud Family (which was picked up by Disney Channel)
Nicktoon Movies
Hey Arnold!: The Movie
Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius
The Rugrats Movie
Rugrats in Paris: The Movie
Rugrats Go Wild
The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie
The Wild Thornberrys Movie

Unofficial Nicktoons
NOTE: Some of these animated series are frequently called Nicktoons, even though they were produced by other animation studios for any network, and are therefore not true Nicktoons.

Ace Ventura: Pet Detective
Angela Anaconda
The Brothers Flub
Butt-Ugly Martians
Garfield and Friends
Martin Mystery
My Dad the Rock Star
Pinky and the Brain
Speed Racer X
Sunday Movie Toons
Super Duper Sumos
Tiny Toon Adventures
Yakkity Yak
You're On Nickelodeon, Charlie Brown

Nicktoons Network
Corneil and Bernie
Kaput and Zösky
Planet Sketch
Ricky Sprocket
The Secret Show
Shuriken School

Nick Jr.
Bob the Builder
Maggie and the Ferocious Beast
Max and Ruby
Muppet Babies

International Nicktoons

In the UK
Mr. Bean: The Animated Series (In the UK)
King Arthur's Disasters (In the UK)
Earthworm Jim (In the UK)
Arthur (In the UK)
Mona the Vampire (In the UK)
Santo Bugito (In the UK)
Three Friends and Jerry (In the UK)
Space Goofs (In the UK and Australia)
The Gnoufs (In the UK and Germany)
Big Guy and Rusty the Boy Robot (In the UK)
Dan Dare (In the UK)
King (No longer shown in the UK and now showing on POP! in the UK.)
Viva Piñata (In the UK, The Netherlands and Belgium)
Mix Master (In the UK)
Pet Alien (In the UK)
George Of The Jungle (In the UK)

Captain Flamingo (In Australia and Latin America)
Mew Mew Power (In Australia)
Totally Spies (In Australia)
Tutenstein (In Australia)

Latin America
Lola & Virgina(In Latin America)
Growing Up Creepie (In Latin America)

New Zealand
Kampung Boy (In New Zealand and Southeast Asia)

Netherlands and Belgium
Bratz (In The Netherlands, Belgium and Spain)
The Amazing Adrenalini Brothers (In The Netherlands and Belgium)
Sabrina: The Animated Series (In The Netherlands and Belgium)
Girlstuff, Boystuff (In The Netherlands and Belgium)
Monster Allergy (In The Netherlands and Belgium)
Grossology (In The Netherlands and Belgium)

Tootuff (In Spain)
DoReMi (In Spain)
Dragon Booster (In Spain)

[edit] Italy
Johnny Test (In Italy and The Netherlands and Belgium)

Braceface (In Germany)
Carl² (In Germany)
Care Bears (In Germany)
Delilah & Julius (In Germany, The Netherlands and Belgium)
Grisu (In Germany)

Yu-Gi-Oh (In some countries)
Yu-Gi-Oh GX (In some countries including Latin America)
Winx Club (In some countries : The Netherlands,Belgium,Germany and ...)
Trollz (In some countries : The Netherlands and Belgium and Latin America...)
Flatmania (In some countries : The Netherlands & and Belgium and ...)
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