The BEST Nickelodeon Shows

The top 50 shows on Nickelodeon

All That

#1 - All That

This American sketch comedy series, originally lasting 10 seasons, features original short comedic sketches and weekly musical guests aimed toward a young audience. Its sketches parody contemporary culture and are performed by a large and varying cast of child and teen actors. Now, the new kids of comedy bring the funny as America’s #1 kid’s sketch comedy show returns with a new cast and a few familiar faces!

star 9.70
87 votes
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Mysticons

#2 - Mysticons

Four girls are summoned to become the legendary heroes known as the Mysticons. They will undertake a quest to find the Codex.

star 9.59
37 votes
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The Adventures of Pete & Pete

#3 - The Adventures of Pete & Pete

The Adventures of Pete and Pete was a surreal comedy in which a peaceful suburban neighborhood was a strange and skewed world as seen through the eyes of pre-teens. Wellsville, USA contained many different unique characters, such as: two brothers that were both named Pete, the metal plate in their mom's head, Artie the spandex-wearing super-hero, and Petunia, little Pete's tatoo. The Adventures of Pete and Pete originated as a series of one-minute vignettes in 1990, then was expanded into a series of five specials, and then became a regular series in late 1993. The show was filmed in Leonia, New Jersey. Episodes (or portions of episodes) were also filmed in the New Jersey towns of South Orange and Cranford.

star 9.13
576 votes
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Avatar: The Last Airbender

#4 - Avatar: The Last Airbender

With the Fire Nation on the brink of global domination, a young boy reawakens after a hundred-year absence. To save his war-torn world he must accept his destiny as the Avatar before it's too late.

star 9.08
19,569 votes
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Invader ZIM

#5 - Invader ZIM

Invader ZIM is an eccentric alien soldier from the planet Irk. He was banished from the Irken Empire after nearly destroying his home planet on an early mission. After begging his superiors, the Almighty Tallest Red and Purple, for another chance, they decide to get rid of him once and for all. They trick him into going on a "secret mission" to an obscure planet at the edge of the universe, a planet with the unlikely name of Earth, in hopes that he'll die along the way. But their trick backfires when ZIM safely reaches Earth and begins his ever-so-subtle conquest of it. He disguises himself as a schoolboy, and now the only person who can stop him is one kid - Dib, a somewhat insane paranormal researcher, who sees straight through ZIM's disguise and is intent on stopping his reign of "terror". The only problem is that neither of them is very good at stopping the other.

star 9.05
2,625 votes
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Salute Your Shorts

#6 - Salute Your Shorts

This is a great show about a group of kids at summer camp. The camp is run by the heard-but-never-seen Dr. Kahn. They spend their time trying to harass the camp counselor, Kevin "Ug" Lee.

star 8.98
194 votes
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The Backyardigans

#7 - The Backyardigans

The Backyardigans is Nickelodeon's animated musical adventure series about five high-spirited friends, Uniqua, Pablo, Tyrone, Tasha, and Austin, who rely on their vivid imaginations to embark on amazing, epic adventures. The show is geared toward children 2 to 10. In every episode, the backyard transforms into a new fantastic, photo-real landscape that serves as the backdrop for completely original, story-driven musicals. Broadway-caliber music spanning a variety of genres (including Big Band, Reggae, Rockabilly, Bossa Nova, and Hip-Hop) and cutting-edge 3-D dance choreography propel the stories forward, lending the series a narrative voice that will appeal to preschoolers and parents alike. The series will inspire children to sing and dance along with these lovable characters and stretch their imaginations as they climb up mountains, slide down glaciers, and sail across oceans. The Backyardigans was created by executive producer Janice Burgess (Little Bill) and is executive-produced and directed by Robert Scull (Li

star 8.87
335 votes
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Legends of the Hidden Temple

#8 - Legends of the Hidden Temple

Legends of the Hidden Temple is an action-adventure game show for children. The show centers around a Temple that is filled with lost treasures protected by mysterious Mayan Temple Guards. Kirk Fogg hosts and serves as the teams' guide. Six teams of two children (one boy and one girl) compete to retrieve one of the historical artifacts in the Temple by performing physical stunts and answering questions based on history, mythology, and geography. After three elimination rounds, only one team remains, who then earns the right to go through the Temple to retrieve the artifact within three minutes and win a grand prize.

star 8.74
172 votes
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Rocko's Modern Life

#9 - Rocko's Modern Life

Rocko is a wallaby who has emigrated to America from Australia. He lives in O-Town and tries to get through life but, of course, comes across a multitude of dilemmas and misadventures he must get through. Other characters include Rocko's best friend, Heffer, a steer who has been raised by wolves, Filbert, a paranoid hypochondriac turtle, Rocko's faithful (but none-too-bright) dog Spunky, and Ed Bighead who detests Rocko and hates having him for a next door neighbor. On this show, Rocko has such adventures as trying to adapt to a new vacuum cleaner, having Heffer move in temporarily after his parents kick him out, and going to a movie theater.

star 8.66
1,410 votes
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The Legend of Korra

#10 - The Legend of Korra

Avatar Korra, a headstrong, rebellious, feisty young woman who continually challenges and breaks with tradition, is on her quest to become a fully realized Avatar. In this story, the Avatar struggles to find balance within herself.

star 8.66
10,197 votes
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Big Time Rush

#11 - Big Time Rush

Big Time Rush is a series about friendship and brotherhood that chronicles the finding, making and breaking – of a potential chart-topping music group. Each of the guys brings something different to the group as they figure out their place in the crazy business of music and entertainment. A naturally gifted singer, Kendall never planned on becoming famous but definitely has the swagger of a music star. After seizing this opportunity of a lifetime, he leads his friends on an exciting comedy and music-filled journey. James has big dreams for himself and his pals and his confidence in their potential for success helps the other guys deal with the more difficult moments. Carlos looks at life as a big playground and this foray into music as an awesome ride that he is on with his buddies. The brains of the operation, Logan is the voice of reason and his sharp wit gives everyone the perspective they need to stay true to themselves and their goals. Life in the business is not easy and their antics often get them in trouble with the record label. From falling for the same girl to redecorating their apartment at the Palm Woods to misbehaving with a new school teacher at the recording studio -- the group learns that success comes with hard work and dedication – and the support of one another.

star 8.57
1,247 votes
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I Am Frankie

#12 - I Am Frankie

“I Am Frankie” is the story of Frankie, an experimental android who navigates the perils and wonders of being a teenager. Frankie looks like any other girl, but functions like the newest computer: complete with Internet access, extensive memory and a hard disk. Frankie goes to school and no one but the members of her family know her secret. She adapts to the real world quite well, despite having no feelings or emotions, but all that changes when she begins to experience family life, make friends and have a boyfriend.

star 8.54
118 votes
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Are You Afraid of the Dark?

#13 - Are You Afraid of the Dark?

A group of kids (the Midnight Society) get together in the woods, and tell ghost stories.

star 8.45
905 votes
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2012)

#14 - Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2012)

Four ninja turtles, mutated by a mysterious alien substance, must rise up out of the sewers and defend their city against evil forces from both the past and present.

star 8.44
1,421 votes
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Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness

#15 - Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness

A martial-arts loving panda named Po gets help from his mentor and friends as he trains to become a Dragon Warrior and protect the valley where he lives.

star 8.31
970 votes
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The Ren and Stimpy Show

#16 - The Ren and Stimpy Show

The show revolves around the lives of an angry, insane chihuahua named Ren Höek and his brain-dead "eediot" sidekick cat, Stimpy. Together the duo have lots of bizarre and outrageous adventures accompanied by George Liquor, Mr. Horse, Powdered Toast Man, Muddy Mudskipper, Mr. and Mrs. Pipe, Mrs. Buttloaf, and Svën Höek.

star 8.24
1,843 votes
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Family Guy

#17 - Family Guy

Sick, twisted, politically incorrect and Freakin' Sweet animated series featuring the adventures of the dysfunctional Griffin family. Bumbling Peter and long-suffering Lois have three kids. Stewie (a brilliant but sadistic baby bent on killing his mother and taking over the world), Meg (the oldest, and is the most unpopular girl in town) and Chris (the middle kid, he's not very bright but has a passion for movies). The final member of the family is Brian - a talking dog and much more than a pet, he keeps Stewie in check whilst sipping Martinis and sorting through his own life issues.

star 8.22
35,864 votes
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Hey Arnold!

#18 - Hey Arnold!

The adventures of a daydreaming, jazz-loving, football-headed 9-year-old, who lives in a boarding house with his grandparents and some eccentric boarders, encounters life in the city with his best friend Gerald, a loofah-haired kid, who is the keeper of the urban tales and coolest kid in class; and Helga, who torments him, but loves him secretly.

star 8.21
1,391 votes
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Drake and Josh

#19 - Drake and Josh

15-year-old Drake and Josh are schoolmates, but not close friends. Drake views Josh as weird and a bit of a goof. So, imagine Drake's shock when he finds out that this "goof" is about to become his new step-brother and roommate when his mother marries Josh's father. A spin off of The Amanda Show.

star 8.18
2,031 votes
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Danny Phantom

#20 - Danny Phantom

Danny Phantom: The Series - From Butch Hartman, the creator of the hit Nicktoon, The Fairly OddParents, unveils the funny, fantastic action-packed adventures of Danny Fenton, who straddles two worlds as a shy freshman at Casper High and a heroic phantom-fighter with ghostly superpowers. With his best friends, techno-geek Tucker and free-thinking Goth girl Sam, he thwarts the misdeeds of menacing ghosts; and stumbles through daily social hurdles. - Danny Phantom Press Kit."It's a great comedy/action show that I think you and all the other Nickelodeon animation fans are really going to love. And it's a bit different than anything Nickelodeon has done before. They're 22-minute stories, which is a different storytelling format for us." - Butch HartmanNot seeing is believing..

star 8.11
1,096 votes
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The Loud House

#21 - The Loud House

Welcome to the Loud House, where life can get pretty crazy. One boy, TEN girls?! Lincoln Loud wouldn’t change it for the world!

star 8.11
306 votes
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SpongeBob SquarePants

#22 - SpongeBob SquarePants

The misadventures of a talking sea sponge who works at a fast food restaurant, attends a boating school, and lives in an underwater pineapple.

star 8.07
5,942 votes
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Victorious

#23 - Victorious

Chaos is coming to Tori Vega's life. The 16 year old is starting at a new high school; but not just any school. This is Hollywood Arts, a performing arts school where crazy talented students learn how to become real artists.. Until now, Tori didn't think she had much talent of her own, and was content to live in the shadow of her older sister, Trina. Now, that's all about to change... if Tori can see herself in a new light, even a spotlight! But Hollywood Arts is still a high school, and Tori is still the new kid. She'll have to find new friends, do homework, and just try to fit in. Will Tori grab a starring role in her new life?

star 7.96
1,959 votes
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Game Shakers

#24 - Game Shakers

A live-action sitcom about two 12-year-old girls who start a multi-million-dollar gaming company and take on rap superstar Double G as a business partner.

star 7.83
220 votes
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The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius

#25 - The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius

The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius follows Jimmy Neutron, his faithful robotic dog, Goddard, and his eclectic friends and family as they experience life in Retroville. Jimmy is a typical kid, who just happens to be a genius. He creates gadgets to improve his everyday life, but his inventions go awry more often than not, and hilarious trouble ensues.

star 7.83
831 votes
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Kenan & Kel

#26 - Kenan & Kel

Kenan & Kel features Kenan Rockmore, a high schooler who works at Rigby's mini grocery store. Kel Kimble is his orange soda-loving best friend. Chris Potter is Kenan's boss at Rigby's. In Kenan's home life there is his mother Sheryl, his bald father Roger, and his Kel-loving sister Kyra.

star 7.82
641 votes
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The Angry Beavers

#27 - The Angry Beavers

Norbert and Daggett are two fun loving beaver brothers who had to leave home when their mum had a new litter. Now in their own chill palace of a home, Norb and Dag can stay up as late as they want, watch late night movies and eat what they want, but living on your own isn't always a blast... Like most brothers Dag and Norb are close and have their fair share of ups and downs. When they're down they sure are a couple of Angry Beavers!

star 7.82
1,146 votes
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Rugrats

#28 - Rugrats

Rugrats reveals the world from a baby's point of view. Everything looks bigger, more mysterious and uncontrollable. Angelica, the oldest, likes to terrorize her cousin, Tommy, and his friends, and is famous for screaming, "You stupid babies!" The adults in the series are often clueless.

star 7.80
1,406 votes
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Power Rangers

#29 - Power Rangers

Power Rangers is a long-running American children's television series adapted from the Japanese tokusatsu Super Sentai Series. A team of five high school students are selected by Zordon to battle evil. Using martial arts, special weapons, and gigantic robots called "Zords", they protect their city Angel Grove from monsters and witches.

star 7.79
1,605 votes
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Paw Patrol

#30 - Paw Patrol

PAW Patrol is a CG action-adventure for old children and preschool series starring a pack of six heroic puppies led by a tech-savvy 10-year-old boy named Ryder.

star 7.73
729 votes
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Zoey 101

#31 - Zoey 101

Pacific Coast Academy, an all boys boarding school is accepting female students for the first time since the school was established. Zoey's little brother Dustin is currently a student there. Zoey decides to be one of the first girls to become a student at PCA. This is very exciting, but also very scary; fitting in at a new school is hard enough, but going away to boarding school and living on your own at age 13 can get crazy! Especially when the girls are heavily outnumbered by the boys...

star 7.70
961 votes
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Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide

#32 - Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide

The whacky adventures of Ned Bigby and his best pals Moze and Cookie at James K. Polk Middle School, as "every-kid" Ned shatters the fourth wall to share tips and tricks on navigating middle school or junior high hurdles. Ned's not super cool, and he has no superpowers. He is, however, witty, well-groomed, upbeat and self-aware. Moreover, with more than a little help from his two best friends, he's equipped to conquer middle school minefields. From crushing bullies to crushes, from off- the-wall, mean and cool teachers to pop quizzes, elections and detentions, Ned knows that nothing, including the seventh grade, is as bad as it seems, and friendship matters most.

star 7.68
783 votes
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Monsters vs. Aliens

#33 - Monsters vs. Aliens

Inspired by DreamWorks Animation's 2009 blockbuster feature film, this new series follows the further adventures of the beloved monsters- B.O.B., the gelatinous blob without a brain; Link, the prehistoric fish-man; Dr. Cockroach, the half-man/half-insect mad scientist; and Susan (aka Ginormica), the incredible growing woman-as they learn to adapt to a new world filled with bizarre aliens.

star 7.68
265 votes
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iCarly

#34 - iCarly

Carly hosts her own home-grown web show, iCarly. She lives with her twenty-something brother/guardian Spencer and produces her Web casts from a makeshift third-floor loft studio. Grappling with adolescence, she never aimed to gain fame as a rising star/underground celebrity to kids. As events unfold in the pilot, it all happens by accident when a teacher puts her in charge of the school talent show. She and her sassy best bud Sam turn the audition process into a show, which Carly's tech savvy smitten friend Freddy tapes -- including their hilarious banter and great chemistry -- and posts on the Web without telling the girls. The on-line audience clamors for more, and a pop phenomenon blooms, with Carly and sidekick Sam's regular Web casts ultimately featuring everything from comedy sketches and talent contests to interviews, recipes, and problem-solving.

star 7.67
2,212 votes
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The Secret World of Alex Mack

#35 - The Secret World of Alex Mack

Alex Mack is an ordinary teenage girl, living with her parents, George and Barbara, and older sister, Annie, in the corporate town of Paradise Valley. While walking home after her first day of junior high school, she is nearly hit by a truck from a chemical plant, and during the incident, she is drenched with a top-secret chemical called GC-161. She soon discovers that it gave her strange powers. These include telekinesis, the ability to zap bolts of electricity from her fingers, and the capacity to morph into a mobile puddle of metallic liquid. However, her powers prove to be unpredictable (such as when her skin starts glowing brightly while she's nervous). She confides only in Annie and her best friend, Ray, choosing to keep her powers a secret from everyone else, including her parents, for fear of what the chemical plant CEO, Danielle Atron, will do to her if she finds out.

star 7.64
186 votes
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CatDog

#36 - CatDog

The life and times of a cat and a dog with a unique twist: they're connected, literally. They share one body with a Dog's head at one end and Cat's head on the other. Adding to their dilemma is Cat's annoyance with Dog, mainly caused by Dog's stupidity and Cat's up-tight personality. Characters: Cat - Cat is the smarter one of the two brothers, and is always hatching some kind of plot to get his brother to calm down, so that Cat doesn't get beat around and hurt. Even though most of these plots involve messing with Dog's feeble mind, they often backfire on Cat, much to his dismay. It may not show all the time but, he deeply loves, and cares for his brother Dog. Dog - Dog is the more lovable of the two brothers, Dog loves to play and party and play some more, he loves baseball and playing fetch with frisbees, balls, sticks, etc, He is very friendly, and happy, but does have a breaking point. He's very sensitive, and if he fails at something he feels horrible, and worthless

star 7.58
663 votes
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Rocket Power

#37 - Rocket Power

Rocket Power is about four friends who are addicted to action and extreme sports. Otto Rocket, his sister Reggie, and their pals Twister and Sam excel at just about every aggressive sport you can imagine. All that competition can get, well, pretty competitive sometimes. So it's a good thing folks like Otto and Reggie's dad Ray and his business partner Tito Makani are around to remind everyone that way cool friendships are more important than winning events.

star 7.55
406 votes
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Henry Danger

#38 - Henry Danger

Henry Hart’s afterschool job? Kid Danger: Captain Man’s superhero sidekick. Fighting crime AND finishing homework? Villains, beware!

star 7.50
597 votes
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As Told By Ginger

#39 - As Told By Ginger

As Told by Ginger focuses on middle schooler Ginger Foutley who, with her friends, tries to become more than a social geek.

star 7.41
225 votes
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Aaahh!!! Real Monsters

#40 - Aaahh!!! Real Monsters

Three monsters—Ickis, Oblina, and Krumm—attend a monster school to learn how to frighten humans while facing other struggles, often involving their strict instructor known as The Gromble.

star 7.35
530 votes
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KaBlam!

#41 - KaBlam!

What happens when cartoons and comics collide? "KABLAM!!!" Avoid painful papercuts! Say goodbye to agonizing staple wounds! This is "KABLAM!" the most fantastic development in comic book history -- a comic book TV show where Henry and June, two tireless cartoon kids, turn the pages for you! Each episode is jam-packed with alternative animation and breaks all the rules of kids' cartoons.

star 7.33
84 votes
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The Troop

#42 - The Troop

Everyone in school thinks Jake, Hayley, and Felix are normal, but that’s not really the case. The truth: they’re part of a secret global society known as The Troop. Their mission: to keep the world's monster population under control. Can these three high school kids keep the town safe -- and keep everyone else from finding out?

star 7.32
224 votes
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The Wild Thornberrys

#43 - The Wild Thornberrys

Eliza Thornberry is not your ordinary kid. It's not just because she travels the world in an RV with her parents, Nigel and Marrianne: famous nature show hosts. Eliza also happened to be granted the magical ability to talk with and understand animals. She's now able to talk with animals and help save them from various threats along with her friend Dawrin, a chimpanzee who travels with Eliza and her family.

star 7.25
376 votes
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ChalkZone

#44 - ChalkZone

The show follows an elementary school boy artist named Rudy who has a special talent: he can draw a portal on a chalkboard and enter the world dubbed appropriately ChalkZone. Once in ChalkZone, Rudy has the ability to interact with drawing that were once on chalkboards and have been erased. This show has a lot to do with the childhood theory of where drawings go after they are erased as well as teamwork to stop even the weirdest scenario.

star 7.24
146 votes
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Sam & Cat

#45 - Sam & Cat

Prepare to meet the strangest match made in bestie heaven -- Sam & Cat! Sam's loud, independent, and tough as nails, while Cat is sweet as pie and super flighty. But that doesn't stop this unlikely pair from becoming best buds and roomies! Together, they're a power duo with a love for fun and adventure -- it's just too bad that it doesn't come cheap. A booming out-of-home babysitting business quickly becomes the answer to their empty-pocket problems, but also an extra reason for countless wacky adventures to come!

star 7.16
562 votes
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Clarissa Explains It All

#46 - Clarissa Explains It All

Clarissa is an average teenage girl living in suburban America. She dreams of one day getting her drivers license, killing her annoying little brother, and going to college. As events unfold in her life, Clarissa explains to the viewer the motivations behind people's actions.

star 7.10
343 votes
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Figure It Out

#47 - Figure It Out

Figure It Out debuted on Nickelodeon in 1997, and became a big hit. Panelists included Amanda Bynes (What I Like About You, The Amanda Show, All That), Lori Beth Denberg (All That, The Steve Harvey Show), and many other popular celebrities. The way the show would work was there would be four panelists and they would ask yes or no questions and have three one minute rounds to figure out what was on Billy the Answer Head. Many of the All That Cast Members were regular panelists on the show! Broadcast History Figure It Out aired on Nickelodeon in the US. Although canceled, Figure It Out airs on Nickelodeon Games & Sports (Gas) Sundays-Fridays at 7:00pm and Saturdays at 9:30pm EST. Check the Nick Gas website for additional air times.

star 7.09
21 votes
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Back at the Barnyard

#48 - Back at the Barnyard

Created by Steve Oedekerk, Back to the Barnyard is the new spinoff on Nickelodeon based on the movie: Barnyard: The Original Party Animals. The series features some of the old characters from the movie as well a few new characters.

star 7.02
199 votes
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The Amanda Show

#49 - The Amanda Show

"All That" cast member and Nick comedienne extraordinaire Amanda Bynes is the star of her own variety show! "The Amanda Show" is a hilarious blend of outrageous sketch comedy, celebrity guest-stars, cutting-edge animated shorts and live performances from today's hottest music acts. The show's outrageous cast of characters includes a family of professional wrestlers who take their work home with them, a gavel-happy judge out for kid-justice, an old lady with an over-developed derriere, and, of course, Amanda's "overly enthusiastic" #1 fan, Penelope Taynt (who's even built a website devoted to her obsession: amandaplease.com )! Oh, and did we mention the dancing lobsters?

star 7.01
111 votes
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Are You Afraid of the Dark? (2019)

#50 - Are You Afraid of the Dark? (2019)

This three-part, self-contained limited series is about the newest member of the Midnight Society, her first scary tale, and what happens to the group when the terrifying events of her story start to actually happen in their small town.

star 6.99
63 votes
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