Top 10 Most Creative Nickelodeon Shows

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The Top Ten

1 Drake & Josh Drake & Josh Drake & Josh is an American television sitcom created by Dan Schneider for Nickelodeon. The series follows the lives of two teenage boys with opposite personalities, Drake Parker (Drake Bell) and Josh Nichols (Josh Peck), who become stepbrothers. Both actors previously appeared in The Amanda Show along ...read more.

I have a question: Not that I hate Drake & Josh, but does the OP of this list even know what "creative" means? Creative technically means to be unique. Creativity is different from quality, although it does correlate with the latter. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

I have loved Drake and Josh since I was little but some shows now are garbage like Bella and the Bulldogs. Bella and the Bulldogs is non realistic.

Yes because the reason people watched Drake and Josh was for realism right? - Jackamalio

Should be number 1. - Selfiefansman

I LOVE DRAKE & JOSH.

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2 Avatar: The Last Airbender Avatar: The Last Airbender Avatar: The Last Airbender is an American animated television series that aired for three seasons on Nickelodeon from 2005 to 2008. Avatar: The Last Airbender is set in an Asiatic-like world in which some people are able to manipulate the classical elements by use of psychokinetic variants of Chinese ...read more.

Aside from Drake and Josh, this whole list was a joke before we added popular animated shows to it. I mean, how could you forget something as breathtakingly unique, innovative, and most importantly, creative as Avatar: The Last Airbender with its awesome premise of fighting by bending elements, anime-influenced art style, amazing characters, all with a cohesive and well-written plot that makes this show not only a Nickelodeon gem, but also a diamond in the rough in the animation industry? - ModernSpongeBobSucks

Even drake and josh, as much as I love it, isn't that unique. It's your typical teenager high school comedy - Jackamalio

Best T.V. show ever! - PeeledBanana

3 Hey Arnold! Hey Arnold! Hey Arnold! is an American animated television series created by Craig Bartlett that aired on Nickelodeon from October 7, 1996 to June 8, 2004. The show centers on a fourth grader named Arnold, who lives with his grandparents in an inner-city boarding house.

This show is different from most cartoons. Most of the characters are highly developed and it proves that a can be a cartoon can be realistic. I love this show. Make it number 2 on the list.

How is This Below Bella and The Bulldogs? - kcianciulli

4 Victorious Victorious Victorious is an American sitcom created by Dan Schneider that originally aired on Nickelodeon from March 27, 2010 through February 2, 2013 . The series revolves around aspiring singer Tori Vega, a teenager who attends a performing arts high school called Hollywood Arts High School, after taking her ...read more.
5 Rugrats Rugrats Rugrats is an American animated television series created by Arlene Klasky, Gábor Csupó and Paul Germain for Nickelodeon.

Who would've thought that a show about babies could be so amazing? - Patty_C

6 SpongeBob SquarePants SpongeBob SquarePants SpongeBob SquarePants is an American animated television series created by marine biologist and animator Stephen Hillenburg for Nickelodeon. SpongeBob is currently the most popular show on Nickelodeon, as well as the longest running show, running for 18 years, and is beginning its 11th season. The show ...read more.

This is the best show around, it NEEDS to be number 1

7 Invader Zim Invader Zim Invader Zim is an American animated television series created by Jhonen Vasquez for Nickelodeon. The series centers on an extraterrestrial named Zim from the planet Irk, and his mission to conquer Earth and enslave the human race along with his malfunctioning robot servant GIR.
8 Danny Phantom Danny Phantom Danny Phantom is an American animated series created by Butch Hartman for Nickelodeon. It was produced by Billionfold Studios and distributed in Canada by Nelvana, a Canadian animation company. The series follows a teenage boy who, after an accident with an unpredictable portal between the human world ...read more.

Name one ghost superhero cartoon that was created prior to Danny Phantom. And no Ghostbusters either. Anyone? Any answers? No? Just as I expected. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

Ghostbusters

Danny phantom more like Fanny Danton - Jackamalio

9 Kenan and Kel Kenan and Kel Kenan & Kel is an American teen sitcom created by Kim Bass for Nickelodeon. It starred the two well-liked All That cast members Kenan Thompson and Kel Mitchell.

I liked the movie Good Burger that was based off of this show. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

10 Rocko's Modern Life Rocko's Modern Life Rocko's Modern Life is an American animated television series created by Joe Murray for Nickelodeon. The series centers on the surreal life of an anthropomorphic Australian-immigrant wallaby named Rocko as well as his friends: the gluttonous steer Heffer, the neurotic turtle Filburt, and Rocko's faithful ...read more.

The Contenders

11 My Life as a Teenage Robot My Life as a Teenage Robot My Life as a Teenage Robot is an American animated science fantasy television series created by Rob Renzetti for Nickelodeon.

This Needs to Be Above Henry Danger. - kcianciulli

12 ChalkZone ChalkZone ChalkZone is an American animated television series created by Bill Burnett and Larry Huber for Nickelodeon.
13 The Loud House The Loud House The Loud House is an American animated television series created by Chris Savino for Nickelodeon. The series revolves around the chaotic suburban everyday life of a boy named Lincoln Loud and his ten sisters, to which he survives as the middle child and only son in a large family of eleven children. ...read more.

I've heard of big families before, but not something like this! Chris Savino's childhood living with a big family sure did create an innovative show involving a variety of unique sisters with a single boy as the main protagonist. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

Why is This Below Henry Danger? - kcianciulli

14 Sam and Cat Sam and Cat Sam & Cat is an American teen sitcom that originally aired from June 8, 2013, to July 17, 2014, on Nickelodeon. It is a crossover spin-off/sequel of both iCarly and Victorious.

Why are these trash sitcoms above shows like Avatar The Last Airbender? - Rue

HELL NO! WHY DOES THIS SHOW GET SO MUCH PRAISE?! ARIANA GRANDE?! WELL, YOU KNOW WHAT?! SHE GAVE NICKELODEON A DREADED RECEPTION! SAM & CAT HAD NOTHING NEW TO OFFER! ITS PROTAGONISTS ARE ANNOYING MEAN GIRLS! >:(

15 As Told by Ginger As Told by Ginger As Told by Ginger is an American animated television series aimed at teenagers, produced by Klasky-Csupo and aired on Nickelodeon.

This Below Henry Danger? Are You Kidding Me? - kcianciulli

16 Rocket Power Rocket Power Rocket Power is an American animated television series. The series debuted on Nickelodeon on August 16, 1999. The series ended on July 30, 2004 after four seasons.

MrEnter Said This Was Trying Way Too Hard to Be Hip. It Wasn't Trying to Be Hip. - kcianciulli

17 Catdog Catdog CatDog is an American animated television series created by Peter Hannan for Nickelodeon. The series depicts the life of conjoined brothers, with one half being a cat and the other a dog.

Get This Above How to Rock. - kcianciulli

18 The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius is an American computer animated television series created by John A. Davis. It is the first spin-off to the 2001 film Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius.

How is this not #1?

19 Aaahh!!! Real Monsters Aaahh!!! Real Monsters
20 The Fairly OddParents The Fairly OddParents The Fairly OddParents is an American animated television series created by Butch Hartman for Nickelodeon.

I LOVE this show. Modern or not, I still LOVE it. - XpizzamanXx

21 How to Rock How to Rock How to Rock is a critically panned American teen sitcom that ran on Nickelodeon from February 4 to December 8, 2012. It stars Cymphonique Miller as Kacey Simon. The series is based on the 2011 book, How to Rock Braces and Glasses by Meg Haston published by Little, Brown Books For Young Readers and Alloy ...read more.

This was misplaced and should be number one. This is the list:

1. How to Rock
2. Sam and Cat
3. Every Witch Way
4. Drake and Josh
5. All That

22 The Wild Thornberrys The Wild Thornberrys The Wild Thornberrys is an American animated television series that aired on Nickelodeon. It was rerun in the United States on Nickelodeon and occasionally Nicktoons until November 1, 2007. The show returned to The '90s Are All That for one night, and aired on March 21, 2013. The show aired on Nicktoonsters ...read more.
23 The Angry Beavers The Angry Beavers The Angry Beavers is an American animated television series created by Mitch Schauer for the Nickelodeon Channel The series revolves around Daggett and Norbert Beaver, two young beaver brothers who have left their home to become bachelors in the forest near the fictional Wayouttatown, Oregon.
24 Bucket and Skinner's Epic Adventures Bucket and Skinner's Epic Adventures Bucket & Skinner's Epic Adventures is an American teen sitcom that premiered on Nickelodeon on July 1, 2011.
25 The Legend of Korra The Legend of Korra The Legend of Korra is an American animated television series that aired on the Nickelodeon television network from 2012 to 2014. It was created by Bryan Konietzko and Michael Dante DiMartino as a sequel to Avatar: The Last Airbender, which aired from 2005 to 2008.

I really liked the pro-bending concept that was used in the first season. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

26 The Adventures of Pete and Pete

great show - Jiorl

27 Lazytown Lazytown

The meme has started - XpizzamanXx

28 El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera is Nickelodeon's first ever flash animation series produced for Nickelodeon and Nicktoons.

It inspired the existence of both The Book of Life and Pixar's Coco. Its animation style needs work, but this show must last for at least 2 decades. - The Ultimate Daredevil

29 Henry Danger Henry Danger Henry Danger is an American superhero sitcom television series airing on Nickelodeon. The series was created by Dan Schneider and Dana Olsen. The series revolves around a 13-year-old boy who becomes the sidekick of a local superhero. On March 2, 2017, Nickelodeon announced that a new animated series, ...read more.

PFFT! WHAT?! All these generic live-action sitcoms are considered creative? Um, what about creative animated series from Nickelodeon like SpongeBob SquarePants or Avatar: The Last Airbender? - ModernSpongeBobSucks

Username says "SpongeBob Sucks" says SpongeBob SquarePants is a creative show. Really?

Um... my username says MODERN SpongeBob sucks, not the whole show in general. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

30 Bella and the Bulldogs Bella and the Bulldogs Bella and the Bulldogs revolves around Bella Dawson, a Middle School cheerleader who becomes quarterback for her football team . The series premiered on January 17, 2015 on Nickelodeon and is still running at time of publication .

Bella and the Bulldogs more like Bella and the Hot dogs amiright - Jackamalio

31 Big Time Rush Big Time Rush Big Time Rush is an American television series that originally aired on Nickelodeon from November 28, 2009 until July 25, 2013. It was created by Scott Fellows (also the creator of Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide and Johnny Test and the head writer of The Fairly OddParents)

How this show is creative is due to how over the top stupid it is. - Rue

Love this show☺☺☺ - Selfiefan68

At least it's better than Hannah Montana. - kcianciulli

32 School of Rock School of Rock School of Rock is an American musical live-action sitcom which premiered March 12, 2016 on Nickelodeon. The series, based on the 2003 film of the same name, stars Breanna Yde, Ricardo Hurtado, Jade Pettyjohn, Lance Lim, Aidan Miner, Tony Cavalero, and Jama Williamson. On November 15, 2017, Nickelodeon ...read more.
33 Harvey Beaks Harvey Beaks Harvey Beaks is an American animated television series created by C.H. Greenblatt for Nickelodeon. Originally announced to premiere on March 29, 2015, the series instead premiered on March 28, 2015 following the 2015 Kids' Choice Awards.

You can truly see how Harvey Beaks inherits the greatness of C.H. Greenblatt's previous work, Chowder. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

34 Breadwinners Breadwinners Breadwinners is a 2014 animated comedy television series produced by Nickelodeon. It is about the adventures of SwaySway and Buhdeuce, two ducks who drive in a rocket van delivering bread to their customers.

A show about two ducks (that don't even look like ducks) who do nothing but deliver bread and twerk. Doesn't sound creative to me. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

35 Sanjay and Craig Sanjay and Craig Sanjay and Craig is an American animated television series produced by Nickelodeon. The show is about a 12-year-old boy named Sanjay Patel who owns a talking pet snake named Craig.

If it wasn't scattered with annoying characters and disgusting toilet humor, then maybe it would be creative. Unfortunately, it's just another gross modern Nicktoon. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

36 Power Rangers Power Rangers
37 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
38 iCarly iCarly iCarly is an American teen sitcom that ran on Nickelodeon from September 8, 2007 until November 23, 2012. The series, created by Dan Schneider, focuses on teenager Carly Shay, who creates her own web show called iCarly with her best friends Sam Puckett and Freddie Benson.
39 The Amanda Show The Amanda Show The Amanda Show is an American live action sketch comedy and variety show created by Dan Schneider that aired on Nickelodeon in April 4, 1999 as a pilot, then as a regular series from October 16, 1999 to September 21, 2002. It starred Amanda Bynes, Drake Bell and Nancy Sullivan, and featured John Kassir, ...read more.
40 Clarissa Explains It All Clarissa Explains It All Clarissa Explains It All is an American teen sitcom created by Mitchell Kriegman for Nickelodeon. In the series, Clarissa Darling, played by Melissa Joan Hart, is a teenager who addresses the audience directly to describe the things that are happening in her life, dealing with typical adolescent concerns ...read more.
41 All That All That All That is the American live-action, sketch comedy-variety show created by Dan Schneider, Brian Robbins and Mike Tollin, which originally aired on the Nickelodeon cable television network from April 16, 1994, to October 22, 2005, lasting ten seasons. The series was produced by Tollin/Robbins Productions ...read more.
42 Back at the Barnyard Back at the Barnyard Back at the Barnyard is a Nickelodeon computer-animated television series that is a spin-off from the 2006 film, Barnyard.
43 Hunter Street
44 T.U.F.F. Puppy T.U.F.F. Puppy T.U.F.F. Puppy is a cartoon created by Butch Hartman. It ran on Nickelodeon from October 2, 2010 until April 4, 2015. It focused on Dudley Puppy and his partner Kitty Katswell as they protected Petropolis under the Turbo Undercover Fighting Force, or T.U.F.F.
45 Blue's Clues Blue's Clues Blue's Clues is an American children's television series that premiered on Nickelodeon in 1996. Producers Angela Santomero, Todd Kessler, and Traci Paige Johnson combined concepts from child development and early-childhood education with innovative animation and production techniques that helped their ...read more.
46 Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir Also called "Miraculous", "Miraculous Ladybug", "Miraculous Ladybug and Cat Noir", "Ladybug and Cat Noir" or simply "Ladybug" . It's a French show created by Thomas Astruc and Jeremy Zag, produced by Method Animation (by Zag) and SAMG Animation (in Korean version). The theme song singed by Cash Callaway ...read more.
47 Wolverine and the X-Men (2009-2009) Wolverine and the X-Men (2009-2009)
48 Doug Doug Doug is an American animated sitcom created by Jim Jinkins. The show focuses on the early adolescent life of its title character, Douglas "Doug" Funnie, who experiences common predicaments while attending school in his new hometown of Bluffington. Doug narrates each story in his journal, and the show ...read more.
49 The Ren & Stimpy Show The Ren & Stimpy Show The Ren & Stimpy Show, often simply referred to as Ren & Stimpy, is an American animated television series created by John Kricfalusi for Nickelodeon.
50 Oswald Oswald
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