Invader Zim: Enter the Florpus Is More Than Its Nostalgic Sensory Overload

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Netflix’s Invader Zim: Enter the Florpus is the sort of long-awaited revival of a cult classic that makes you appreciate the unique space the original series carved out for itself on Nickelodeon. But the special also makes you reflect on what audiences in 2019 ultimately get out of a series like Invader Zim beyond a…

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Rocko’s Modern Life: Static Cling Is About Letting the Past Go and Embracing the Future

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When Rocko’s Modern Life: Static Cling was first announced back in 2016, it initially seemed as if it might premiere on Nickelodeon as an hour-long television special—a metaphorical coming home for fans of the original series with nostalgic memories of tuning into the network where they first met Rocko 25 years ago.…

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The Brief Teaser for Nickelodeon’s Are You Afraid of the Dark? Reboot is Just the Right Kind of Spooky

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As a kid, I watched a lot of Nickelodeon. Are You Afraid of the Dark? always made that a gamble for my young, wimpy self. I could flip on the channel hoping to catch some cartoons, only to find way more horror than I was prepared to deal with as a child. Now, the classic Nick horror anthology is back to terrorize a…

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Netflix’s Invader Zim: Enter the Florpus Has a New Teaser and a Release Date

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Action-packed as the first trailer for Netflix’s upcoming Invader Zim movie Enter the Florpus was, it dropped during San Diego Comic-Con with nary a detail as to when folks would be able to watch it. Now, though, we know exactly when everyone’s favorite alien is going to be right back on TV screens where he belongs.

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Dora The Explorer’s Swiper the Fox Sneaks His Way Into the New Lost City of Gold Trailer

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Dora the Explorer’s influence is so large that even if you’ve never watched the series yourself (though you almost certainly have, at some point), you how Dora’s fourth wall-breaking call and response schtick works. She says something in Spanish, challenges you to say to say it, you say it, and then everyone’s quite…

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Alex Kurtzman’s Plan for More Star Trek Than Ever Before: Keep It Varied

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Star Trek: Discovery is already charting itself a bold new course going into season three. Picard is on the way. And that’s before we get to the animated shows and the seemingly zillions of other Star Trek projects in the works. In an age with more Trek than ever before, how does its architect plan on avoiding…

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The Are You Afraid of the Dark? Miniseries Reveals Its Midnight Society and a New Terrifying Tale

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Nickelodeon has revealed the new cast for its Are You Afraid of the Dark? limited series reboot, which includes stars from It, Artemis Fowl, and Black-ish. But we also know what the anthology series is going to be about, and it’s going in a direction we’ve never gone in before. The story presented for the approval of…

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Get Your First Look at Power Rangers: Beast Morphers’ Legendary Gold Ranger

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Power Rangers (and its Japanese predecessor, Super Sentai) is no stranger to additional rangers joining the team mid-show. The latest entry in the series, Beast Morphers, is no exception—and io9 has your very first look at its new Gold Ranger in action, as well as a chat with the man himself!

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