Top 10 Most Iconic Nickelodeon Shows

These Nickelodeon shows are recognized almost everywhere. Most people will remember them. These shows are classics.
The Top Ten
1 SpongeBob SquarePants SpongeBob SquarePants is an American animated television series created by marine biologist and animator the late Stephen Hillenburg for Nickelodeon. SpongeBob is currently the most popular show on Nickelodeon, as well as the longest running show, running for 20 years, and is beginning its 13th season. more.

SpongeBob SquarePants is by far the most iconic Nickelodeon show of all time. It has been airing episodes for over 20 years and it's still airing. They also sell a lot of SpongeBob SquarePants merchandise at the stores (For example: plush toys, candies, DVDs, pillows, wallpapers and etc...) This show has spawned a lot of memes as well. Almost everyone knows SpongeBob SquarePants.

Always used to watch this show. So lively and great graphics. I love spongebobs voice so high pitched. Spongebob by far the best krabby patty fryer. Patrick by far the best starfish house in bikini bottom. Squidward by far the best meme creator. Mr crab by far the best moneyface. Plankton by far the best chow maker

I remember the days. Just relaxing on a couch and watching hours and hours of spongebob

Amazing show. I wish it was as good as it was in older episodes, though.

2 Rugrats Rugrats is an American animated television series created by Arlene Klasky, Gábor Csupó and Paul Germain for Nickelodeon.

Rugrats is an old cartoon that got really popular in the 90s and 2000s. It's still quite popular as of today. It has aired for almost 13 years. This show will be remembered as a classic.

Should be more higher

3 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 more.

Drake & Josh is also one of the most iconic Nickelodeon sitcoms of all time. They spawned a few memes as well. It has aired for 3 years and a half. This show will be remembered as a classic.

Better than iCrappy

4 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 more.
5 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 more.

I used to find it boring as a child, but I watched an episode and got into it.

6 The Fairly OddParents The Fairly OddParents is an American animated television series created by Butch Hartman for Nickelodeon.

The Fairly OddParents is also another of Nickelodeon's most iconic shows since they're almost as popular as SpongeBob SquarePants. They used to sell a lot of merchandise at the stores (For example: toys, DVDs and etc...) Most people of today will recognize The Fairly OddParents pretty well. This show has aired for 16 years before they ended.

7 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.

The show, iCarly is probably Nickelodeon's most iconic non-cartoon show of all time. Most people will recognize this show pretty easily. You can find some iCarly merchandise at the stores as well especially DVDs. It aired for 5 years. People are still watching iCarly as of 2019 even if the show ended in 2012.

This was a great show and deserves more respect than it gets.

On a side note, does the show's rabid hatebase still go on this site?

ICarly was my childhood and I was sad when it ended

ICarly is a great show.

8 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.
9 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.

Loved the show, it's hilarious!

10 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. more.

This is now the only half decent show on Nickelodeon, it even once surpassed SpongeBob SquarePants as the most popular Nickelodeon show in history and even the most popular kids show.
It originally went downhill when the creator got fired for sexual allegations, but it's still better than anything else we have on the channel now.
Yet SpongeBob was back to good after the 2nd movie, but then went downhill after Stephen Hillenburg left again for A.L.S. diagnosis and then fell to the abyss after his death in November 2018.

Great show, and very relatable.

I Still Watch This Show and I'm In Middle School...

The Contenders
11 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.

The Ren & Stimpy Show is also very iconic. It's a 90s cartoon that most people liked back in the old days. It's a show that mainly 90s people will recognize. Some other people that are not 90s people will also know this show. This show has aired for around 4 years.

Awesome show, but Spike making a revival was a TERRIBLE idea.

12 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 more.

The show, Victorious is also well known for most people that actually know Nickelodeon pretty well. It aired for almost 3 years before they got cancelled.

Why did Victorious got cancelled? This show is a part of my childhood.

It didn't even get the proper ending it should've had.

13 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 more.

Blue's Clues is one of Nickelodeon's most iconic kids shows of all time. It's also one of Nickelodeon's most educational kids shows as well. Is has aired for almost 10 years. This show will be recognized by most people. It's also gonna be remembered as a classic.

I remember this was one of my childhood favorites

This show brings back good memories.


14 Are You Afraid of the Dark Are You Afraid of the Dark? is a Canadian horror fantasy-themed anthology television series that was on YTV.

Should be higher, easily one of the best horror story T.V. shows made

15 Legends of the Hidden Temple
16 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 more.

By far the best 90s Nicktoon, not counting SpongeBob.

Surprised this is so low

17 Sam & 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.

Sam & Cat is the successor of iCarly and Victorious that aired for only one year. The main characters are Sam Puckett from iCarly and Cat Valentine from Victorious. Sam & Cat got cancelled due to some drama back in 2014. Most Nickelodeon fans will remember Sam & Cat.

18 Kenan & 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.

This was iconic of the sketch comedy shows, it was this Amanda Show, and All That

19 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.
20 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.
21 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, more.

The Amanda Show is another show that got popular back in the old days (early 2000s.) It has aired for almost 3 years.

22 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2012) Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is an American 3D rendered computer animated television series based on the fictional superhero team. It aired on Nickelodeon in the United States from September 29, 2012 to November 12, 2017.

I loved this show.

23 Dora the Explorer Dora the Explorer (2000 - 2019) is an American preschool educational animated TV series created by Chris Gifford, Valerie Walsh, and Eric Weiner in which Dora goes on adventures with her friend, a monkey named Boots.

Iconic in a bad way. Most people bring it up to mock it, and most parodies do just that.

I happen to despise this show.

Should be Number one.

One Of The Best Shows From Your ChildHood If It Is Or Not

24 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.
25 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 more.

Not iconic, but very underrated and rarely mentioned.

Of course, it's because Disney ruined it.

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