Top Ten Reasons Why Nickelodeon Has Gone Down the Drain

Most of us remember Nickelodeon as the number 1 network for kids, but this network has gone through numerous changes. It's is one of the worst networks on television now. I never thought that Nickelodeon would sink that low. Reminds me of the Titanic.

The Top Ten

1 None of the new shows are original

Nick really thinks they're being creative, but they use the same concept over and over again. It's usually about two buddies who go on adventures. Nickelodeon acts as if that concept is new to them. Call us when you actually get something creative, Nick! - Amonsterman01

2 Nick rips off or copies other shows

Ever since Nick rejected it and CN picked it up, Adventure Time is very popular, and this is what got me mad with Nick. They rejected Adventure Time, then when the show became a big hit, they tried to copy it. Ever heard of Sanjay and Craig? This not the first time Nick has done this. Nick has also copied other shows too. - Amonsterman01

For instance, Welcome to the Wayne is a Gravity Falls ripoff (Nick thought it'd be clever to wait until a while after Gravity Falls was cancelled, but people picked up on it fast). - KalloFox34


3 Too many butt jokes and toilet humor

For some reason Nick thinks butt jokes and toilet humor are still funny. They should try to be like the Animaniacs and use some adult jokes but come up with something different throughout each episode. - Amonsterman01

Sanjay and Craig and Breadwinners, 2 perfect examples of toilet and butt humor shows. - Minecraftcrazy530

4 They reject the good cartoons

Nickelodeon rejected Adventure Time and the Modifyers for Fanboy and Chum Chum and Breadwinners. Really Nick? If you're going to reject the good shows at least create your own instead of picking from the internet. - Amonsterman01

I remember reading an article centering on the fact that Harvey Beaks doesn't get that much screentime. Even though Harvey Beaks is considered a good show, Nickelodeon refuses to air it and instead airs indecent shows - FlakyCuddles43

5 Keeps making commercials with a bunch of weird stuff

They made the watch me whip commercial where they added all these weird moves - themets05

Why does nick try to appeal to kids with cringy memes?! - Katildalover93

6 Not every Dreamworks movie needs a series

Just like how Cartoon Network tries to cash in on the Lego franchise, Nickelodeon tries to cash in on the Dreamworks franchise. They took the penguins from the Madagascar movies and gave them their own series. Then they tried to do the same with Kung Fu Panda and Monsters vs. Aliens. Try to be a little more original, Nick. - Amonsterman01

Lol but you're right. Lol for the title: Not every Dreamworks movie needs a series.

Kung Fu panda and peguins are good but monsters vs aliens is lame - Therandom

7 No more slime

Worst thing to happen to nick - RyanMtheGamer

No more splat logo.. bring it back
-1990~2009- :'( - Katildalover93

8 Cancelled the Nickelodeon magazine

This was also a cause for Nick's demise. Nickelodeon magazine was full of humor and comics. I would order a new magazine every time monthly. But the dumbasses at Nick decided to cancel the magazine. - Amonsterman01

Spoiler alert:it''s back! - RyanMtheGamer

9 They aired Breadwinners

Good god I haven't even attempted to watch the show and I already know how awful it is. - Anonymousxcxc

Gross. 'enough said.

10 They use toilet humour

The Newcomers

? Trying to be hip and cool with the kids
? Airing Paw Patrol

The Contenders

11 Keep making bad shows

Actually,no they're not! Nick made up
The loud house,canceled Sanjay and
Craig,brung back the old Spongebob
Squarepants creators,and have good
shows:Spongebob(Old),Avatar the last airbender,The legend of Korra,
Mia and me(to me and my sis and the
fans),Harvey beaks,Digimon Fusion,
Shimmer and Shine,Blue's clues and
Every witch way.

12 Never cancels the bad shows

Yeah. Sanjay and Craig and Breadwinners have really bad ratings, but there still on air. SERIOUSLY NICKELODEON? What have you become?

You had to cancel the good shows like catscratch, my life as a teenage robot, and Danny Phantom, did you? Well congratulations! You are going to get less viewers! - Katildalover93

2016/17 was the year for nick, speaking of the fact that all the bad cartoons on here were canceled, and were replaced with masterpieces

13 It's all about money

Mr. Krabs must've brainwashed the executives at Nick into thinking it was all about money rather than the quality of their shows. Nick thinks that they can make a show about anything and still get lot's of money. I am very surprised that Nick is even making money with the they air nowadays. - Amonsterman01

14 They aired Sanjay and Craig

I hate this show so much it even makes me want to watch teen titans go. - yuma9009

I Hate These Two! Cancel It! - CuteGirlJigglypuff

Teen Titans GO is worse

15 Post-Movie Spongebob

I have a SpongeBob doll. Every time I see him or use him, I tell him this: "I love SpongeBob before (and including) the movie. But sorry buddy, you're show's gone to hell."

Should be at number 3. - Anonymousxcxc

The episodes have been getting better though. The original creators came back! 😁 - Katildalover93

16 They have many celeb cameos on shows but most of them suck
17 They show live-action shows

Drake and Josh and Ned's Declassified were good, but the other live-action shows except for Every Witch Way and some of Victorious are awful, no plot, no good morals, annoying laugh tracks and too much innuendo, Drake and Josh had laugh tracks, but it was a funny show, which was what made it good. - nelsonerica

18 Replaced Invader Zim with Breadwinners
19 No more game shows or slime

I don't even have to go over this one. - Amonsterman01

20 Nothing but bad sitcoms

Really Nick? Henry Danger? That's the best you could come up with? Nick's sitcoms today are all about ghost, superpowers, web shows, etc. They even try to add morals to their programs and another thing that pisses me off is that stupid ass laugh track. They play the laugh track every 15-30 seconds. - Amonsterman01

The last good one was iCarly. After that ended, none of the sitcoms were worth watching. I'm just glad they cancelled that awful show "Victorious" not too long after. - KalloFox34

21 Never listens to the critics
22 Thinks the bad shows are the most popular

HELLO? Open your eyes and look at the ratings! They're horrible!
NICK: Ok everybody, it's Sitcom O' Clock! Now we're going to show episodes of Nicky Ricky dicky dawn, game shakers, and henry Sanger! Enjoy! We know you love sitcoms kids!
ME: Oh NO.. I dislike all of them! *shudders* *put one of nick picks DVD in Xbox 360* Yeah, this is more like it! I'll watch the old cartoons instead! They're much better! ☆☆NOSTALGIA BLAST! ☆☆ - Katildalover93

23 Replacing Jimmy Neutron with Planet Sheen

Worst spin-off ever! - Katildalover93

REALLY Nickelodeon? - lincolnloudness

It's not a replacement. Jimmy Neutron got cancelled in 2006, Planet Sheen premiered in 2010. - KalloFox34

24 They don't know when to cancel/end their shows

When will they end sponge bob!? - RyanMtheGamer

25 Rejecting Adventure Time for Fanboy and Chum Chum

I'm glad that they rejected it. If they didn't they would of made it bad...

Wow nick just wow

Suprisingly, I think the pilot for adventure time aired on nicktoons, but I do not know when. That's weird. Oh by the way, Adventure time is WAY BETTER than FB & CC. Nobody is glad that crap's off the air. - Katildalover93

26 They keep clinging on to Spongebob and the Fairly Oddparents

The sad part is that these shows already had cancellation dates. SpongeBob was supposed to end in 2004 and The Fairly Oddparents was originally going to cease production in 2006. However, it's been almost a decade later and these shows are still on the air and had went through seasonal rot. In my honest opinion, both shows had been pushed past their prime. I love both SpongeBob and The Fairly Oddparents, but to be honest, these shows should end after their 10th season. Nickelodeon needs a innovative rebirth. - FlakyCuddles43

The Fairly OddParents is cancelled for good this time. Nick barely payed the show any mind since Season 6 anyways, and it's just gotten worse and worse. The show used to be brilliant, but nowadays it's either boring, infuriating or both. Season 10's cancellation was a mercy kill. - KalloFox34

But I love all the seasons and episodes of these shows. - cosmo

They never focused on harvey beaks (my favorite show) - RyanMtheGamer

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27 The modern SpongeBob episodes

Yeah. They suck

One coarse meal is the worst episode of modern spongebob ever made. - Katildalover93

28 Cancelling Icarly and Victorious for Sam and Cat

Victorious deserved it, but iCarly sure didn't! - KalloFox34

Ariana Grande is one of the most unfairly overrated celebrities of all time for being a dainty racist that humps Nat Wolff's leg. >:(

29 They showed a body part on a picture frame in an episode of Oggy and the Cockroaches

When children saw that, Nickelodeon got in trouble, and it's their fault they put that image on the show, it's also their fault for airing their dub of that stupid show to kids, plus it's a rip off of Tom & Jerry.

In one episode of Oggy and the Cockroaches, A Picture in the background showed a duck, but it had a woman's breast on it, and it was huge, It was reported all over the news about what Nickelodeon has done to children, great thing the episode got banned, but it shouldn't have happened in the first place - nelsonerica

30 Making shows out of video games instead of thinking of an original idea

Whoever disliked your comment is a horrible, sexually bad-tempered person. Rabbids Invasion is one of my most hated shows of all time. Plus Nickelodeon turned Ariana Grande into one of the biggest monsters in music. She could actually be compared to Miley Cyrus. The Nickelodeon kids would've been doing just as horribly as the Disney Channel kids if they didn't take the chance to escape from Nickelodeon.

Rabbids for example and that show sucked

31 Made Alvin and the Chipmunks look bad

And the movies didn't? - WickedWeavile

32 It's more girly than gender neutral

I agree with that even though I am a girl. - anonygirl

The first show that pops in my head when I think of girly, is Winx club. - Katildalover93

33 Wow Wow Wubbzy is canceled

That show is my childhood! ❤ - Katildalover93

They Wont Cancel Shimmer & Shine and They don't Rerun Wow Wow Wubbzy,64 Zoo Lane & Gullah Gullah Island,NICKELODEON PLEASE Rerun Wow Wow Wubbzy,64 Zoo Lane & Gullah Gullah Island

34 Made Every Witch Way

You must be Sick!
It was good, better than The Haunted Hathaways, The Thundermans, Sanjay and Craig, Breadwinners, and such.

I don't know why you hate this show, If you saw all the episodes, you'll change your mind, it was the same with House of Anubis.

35 No more classic shows

Yes, yes, yes. - Anonymousxcxc

36 All of their actors dress too old for their age
37 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Not getting any crossovers or holiday specials

That's just preposterous Nickelodeon why why would you do this to your most trusted fans.

38 Cancelled WITS Academy

Another good show, cancelled, Nickelodeon sucks nowadays.

39 Replaced Danny Phantom with Sanjay and Craig

There will be blood. - Katildalover93

40 Nick mom was added
41 Bringing Back the Fairly Oddparents Instead of Jimmy Neutron or Danny Phantom

Actually all 3 shows should have still continued - RyanMtheGamer

42 Bad Schedule
43 Hiring the man who ruined Dexter's Laboratory and The Powerpuff Girls to create a show of his own

You mean the loud house?

44 No anime
45 Cancelled Blues Clues Instead of Dora the Explorer
46 Telling Frederator Studios to Reject Team Umizoomi/Team Zoomi

Team Umizoomi appeared on Oh Yeah Cartoons as Team Zoomi.

47 Team Umizoomi Being a Rip-Off of Chalkzone
48 Changed the logo in 2009
49 They rejected Phineas and Ferb
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1. Keep making bad shows
2. They use toilet humour
3. Never cancels the bad shows
1. Keeps making commercials with a bunch of weird stuff
2. No more slime
3. Not every Dreamworks movie needs a series
1. None of the new shows are original
2. Too many butt jokes and toilet humor
3. They reject the good cartoons

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