During the 1990s, you were either a Disney Channel kid or a Nickelodeon kid. While Disney Channel may have had the roster of multi-talented stars who would become big names in film, TV and music, Nickelodeon is where risks were being taken and kids were mesmerized and obsessed with the more edgy line-up of programming that didn’t feel like it was pandering to them just because they were young.
Soon you’ll be able to find out how it all happened in the new documentary The Orange Years, and the first trailer features the many stars and creators who made Nickelodeon the definitive kids cable channel. Read More »
The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.
In this edition, meet the cast of CBS All Access’ new animated series Star Trek: Lower Decks and let them introduce you to their characters. Plus, see what footage from the climax of Ghostbusters looked like before visual effects were added in post-production. And finally, listen to voice actor Billy West break down his most famous character voices, including Futruama, Doug, and more. Read More »
If you were a kid growing up during the 1990s, there’s a big chance that the Nickelodeon animated television series Doug holds a special place in your heart. The kid’s network now airs some of their more classic series in a nighttime programming block called The Splat, which doesn’t include Doug. Doug creator Jim Jinkins even has ideas for another Doug movie, but we’ll sadly never see it. Find out what would’ve happened in the Doug sequel, if the title character ends up with Patti Mayonnaise and why a film isn’t going to happen, after the jump.
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Nickelodeon clearly knows that there’s money to be made from the nostalgia of their beloved programming from the 90s when the kids-geared network was just taking off. The channel has been said to be thinking of ways to revive certain popular 90s cartoons such as Rugrats and Hey Arnold! and Paramount Pictures is supposedly developing some kind of live-action/animated hybrid movie that could bring a bunch of Nicktoons together.
And now news has surfaced that there will be a new programming block of Nickelodeon 90s shows called The Splat coming to the channel in October, bringing back tons of the shows that children of the 90s fell in love with and still treasure to this day. Read More »
It’s the end of an era, and the Saturday Morning Cartoon is officially dead. So I thought now would be the perfect time to take a look back at the best Saturday Morning Cartoons. Hit the jump to find out the 20 best Saturday morning cartoons of all time, according to me. I have even included the opening credits song (whenever available) so that you can take a trip back in time to revisit the pop culture that owned the saturday mornings of our childhoods.
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Adults of a certain age have a very special place in their heart for Nickelodeon. Not current Nickelodeon, mind you. I’m talking old school Nickelodeon. Shows like You Can’t Do That on Television, Pinwheel, Double Dare, Rugrats, The Ren and Stimpy Show, Doug, The Adventures of Pete and Pete and Salute Your Shorts. All were classic television programs that helped mold the young minds of today’s twenty- and thirty-year olds.
iam8bit has chosen that era as the subject of It’s the shizNICK, a brand new group exhibition opening Friday April 19 in Los Angeles. Below, check out a small sample of exclusive images from the show. Read More »
While fictional bands like Spinal Tap get all the love, others like The Beets, Jesse and the Rippers, Drive Shaft and Dr. Funke’s 100% Natural Good Time Family Band Solution are regularly shunned. That’s probably because Spinal Tap actually performs while the others are composed of actors or animations in well known television series, but that doesn’t mean fans can’t subtly celebrate their love of Doug, Full House, Lost or even Arrested Development with these clever concert posters by Fernando Reza. His Tuned In Series is now on sale and you can see all four prints and get links to purchase them after the break. Read More »