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Used to be a great kid's channel right up until the mid 1990s. After that, I don't even want to mention it at all because it's chock full of poorly-drawn, vomit-inducing "cartoons" with no plot, a bastardization of Ren and Stimpy, some crappy Disney-like sitcoms, and it's becoming more and more like MTV (since it's owned by the same corporation that owns MTV anyway).
I remember the good old days of watching my favorite morning shows on Nickelodeon.
by AYB June 20, 2003
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A friggin' pile of shit that cancelled Invader Zim. Nickelodeon has absolutely NO GOOD SHOWS WHATSOEVER. YOU F***ING RETARDED PILES OF SHIT!
Nickelodeon is crap.
by Lieutenant Tarpit May 24, 2004
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A great Kid's TV Channel until the mid-90's when it began to suck. It had supa-fly shows such as Clarissa Explains It All, The Adventures Of Pete and Pete, Doug, Salute Your Shorts, Ren and Stimpy, Rocko's Modern Life, Ahh! Real Monsters, Legends of the Hidden Temple, Figure it Out and etc. Then they started to slowly decline as they kept replacing the cast of All That, made a new version of Double Dare called Double Dare 2000. Their good cartoons were taken off the air and their ok cartoons such as Rugrats, got worse and worse. They occasionly had a good show like Invader Zim but was cancelled probably cuz faux-punks who shop at Hot Topic started wearing Gir and Zim pins and T-shirts. Now they just suck and show crappy shows such as ChalkZone, Fairly Oddparents, Zoey 101, and Unfabulous.
by The Shadow Molestor April 28, 2005
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Network that was fan-freakin-tastic until around 1992/93 when the last of the good shows started to go. Tuned in once around 99 and the format sucked. MTVJr. I believe it's become now. What a f*cking waste of what was such a promising channel.
I turned on Nickelodeon the other day hoping to catch an episode of Salute Your Shorts, but all I got was this lousy Romeo.
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A kids television channel that debuted in the 80s, hit it's prime in the 90s and then lost it completely.

The labelling of Nickelodeon as a kids channel is debateable because some of their best jokes and shows (before they went downhill) had enough depth to appeal to adults. Most notably, shows like Ren & Stimpy, Rocko's Modern Life and the late Invader Zim were filled to the brim with quirky innuendo, jokes and/or references that will likely fly straight over a younger child's head.

Since 2000, quality has been declining, and as of 2008 they have officially hit rock bottom, essentially airing five or six substandard shows back-to-back, occasionally (though this may not still be the case) showing some old programming during school hours so that older fans (now probably having left school) can still find mild enjoyment in the channel.

It is hoped by many that Viacom is simply going through a rough time and will pick up quality eventually, but as quality continues to decline, most older fans are giving up hope (which only makes sense given that it is a childrens channel).
Nickelodeon hardly needs an example now does it?
by BertErnie July 17, 2008
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A cable channel started by Warner Cable (the same company that invented MTV) in 1977 as "Pinwheel". The channel changed names to "Nickelodeon" in 1979 with unforgettable shows like "You Can't Do That On Television" which originated Nickelodeon's "sliming" trademark.
by star8706 November 07, 2003
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It was good when I was like 7,but now it sucks fucking ass. They even cancelled Invader Zim,the greatest show ever created.
I hope Jhonen Vasquez totally ruins As Told By Ginger's shit. Fuck that gay-ass preteen soap opera shit.
by 0niTTRay October 03, 2003
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