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Nickelodeon's Dora the Explorer hits her 10th anniversary

Nickelodeon’s Dora the Explorer hits her 10th anniversary

Since her very first appearance in 1999, Dora the Explorer has been a fixture of the Nick empire. The series has appeared on Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., and CBS in the US, and in hundreds of other channels and markets around the globe, making Dora Marquez, the young girl who embarks on new trips every episode, one of the most internationally recognized icons. To celebrate her 10th anniversary in ...

Adult Swim's Aqua Teen Hunger Force turns 100

Adult Swim’s Aqua Teen Hunger Force turns 100

On May 2nd, Aqua Teen Hunger Force will debut its 100th episode. The Adult Swim series, also known as ATHF, has been around for years now, keeping everyone awake during the late night hours with tons of laughter. The series actually debuted on “regular” Cartoon Network about 10 years ago, in the fall of 2000, which is a few months before “Adult Swim” became an official ...


Happy Birthday, Sonic!

Did you know that yesterday, June 23rd, was Sonic the Hedgehog’s birthday? Well, you do now!! On June 23rd, 1991, our blue hedgehog pal was born on Sega systems, changing the world of video gaming, cartoons, and even music. 18 years and some 20+ games later, the blue blur is still blazing by,4 collecting rings, and thwarting evil. Plus, now, he can legally vote! 🙂 Happy Birthday, ...


SpongeBob turns 10!

SpongeBob is 10!  Well… ok, not the sponge, but the show!  SpongeBob SquarePants celebrates its 10th anniversary this year.  To celebrate, Nickelodeon is gearing up with some big presents for the absorbant and porous Mr. SquarePants, including: brand new episodes, a SpongeBob documentary, and an hour long SpongeBob movie!  And it’s all well deserved, SpongeBob — thanks for ...


Happy Birthday, Mickey Mouse!

80!  Eighty years old!  I can’t believe it, he doesn’t look much older than 20 or so.  But it’s true, the Mouse with the most, Disney’s famous icon Mickey Mouse, turns 80 today.  His creator, Walt Disney, used to always say “it all started with a Mouse”, referencing the first ever cartoon with sound, Steamboat Willie.  To this day, he remains ever happy, ...


Smurfs turn 50

They may be little, they may be blue, but the Smurfs are turning 50 and there’s nothin we can do!  (hah!)  It was 50 years ago today that Belgian cartoonist Peyo first brought his creation, the Smurfs, to life in a magazine titled Spirou.  Since then, the little buggers have become world famous!  As part of the 50th anniversary of the Smurfs, a new giant Smurf balloon float will ...

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