Top 10 Nickelodeon Characters of All Time

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The Top Ten

1 Spongebob Squarepants Spongebob Squarepants SpongeBob SquarePants is a fictional character and the titular character and protagonist of the American animated television series of the same name.

You don't need a license to drive a sandwich best quote ever SpongeBob cannot be replaced. I hope stephen hillenburg can do the series long enough so I can show my kids

spongebob is the heart and soul of nick. he's a classic character. you have to love him. what really gets you hooked is his laugh. his laugh is awesome

spongebob is a great bubble blower I would love to try a crabby patty

Who lives in a pineapple under the sea?

SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS!

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2 Patrick Star Patrick Star Patrick Star is a fictional character in the American animated television series SpongeBob SquarePants. He is voiced by actor Bill Fagerbakke, who also voices numerous other characters on the show . Created and designed by marine biologist and cartoonist Stephen Hillenburg, the series creator, Patrick ...read more.

He has the best lines, who could forget "Wheres the leak mam", The Ugly Barnicle, and "Is mayonnaise an instrument? "

Patrick is so dumb to the point where it's funny like when in the episode where everyone is blasting their letters to Santa in the sky and SpongeBob asks "what did you wish for Patrick"? Then Patrick says "another piece of paper"You would find this funny cause earlier in the episode he keeps ripping his paper

He may be the funniest character on SpongeBob but he's more of the funniest character on Nickelodeon. His stupidity cracks everybody up even me. GO PATRICK!

FINLAND!

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3 Prince Zuko

"I love Avatar. And this character is what topped it off for me. Not only is he a kick butt villain, he is a funny guy. I love his skill at firebending. I love how he wants to show his father who he really is throughout the show. Go Zuko! "

I'm glad that you love Avatar and Zuko just as I do. But for your information, you're wrong about these things:

1. Zuko's NOT a villain. In Book One, he was an anti-villain. In Book Two, he became an anti-hero and stayed that way until its finale. In Book Three he slowly went back to being an anti-hero and finally became a true hero.

2. He's NOT funny. I don't find anything funny about him. If he is funny, I'd like him less because I loathe funny characters. In fact, I've grown to dislike humor as I got older. Therefore, I now treat the word funny as an insult. And so, I like serious characters better because I can relate to them better.

He is awesome! You could actually feel his pain while watching the episodes. SpongeBob or Patrick should not even be in this list because they are stupid and the show is not even good. It has no storyline and you can't even feel the emotions of the characters like you can in Avatar

Zuko is one of the most developed and 3dimensional cartoon characters ever, he is so real and so awesome and you can really see him evolve over the course of the show. Plus he's amazing in fights, a skilled swordsman, and he has a sexy voice

Prince Zuko is one of the best characters of all time! Such a powerful backstory and strong relationships, Prince Zuko or any of the Avatar characters should be on #1

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4 Zim Zim Zim is the titular protagonist and anti-hero of the American animated series Invader Zim, created by Jhonen Vasquez for Nickelodeon.

Regardless of his motives we find ourselves rooting for him. Whether it is because the show's depiction of the human race makes you want to throw a chair or maybe because the show makes you deep down see a bit of yourself in Zim's worst habits. There's a bit of tragedy behind the guy. Best of all- it's a Nickelodeon villain yet he's the tragic anti hero. This harbinger of doom will have you laughing and thinking at the same time.

I feel Zim doesn't have enough popularity because he is overshadowed by gir. ( but I still love that goofball:) ) Zim has the funniest lines, outrageous plans for destruction and never fails to entertain. This was in my opinion the best show on nick and Zim's voice actor also voices oh I don't know.. BILLY from the grim adventures of billy and mandy! Another awesome Cartoon Network show ;)
"Now gir, let us rain some doom down on the filthy heads of our doomed enimies! " I have also noticed both themes sound similar.. 0_0

Zim should be at less number two it is one of the best show that Nick ever had and lets just face it zim is better then any other show they have on Nick now.

MY SPACE BOY!

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5 Timmy Turner Timmy Turner Timothy "Timmy" Tiberius Turner is a ten-year old boy who is a fictional character and the main protagonist of the American animated series The Fairly OddParents created by Butch Hartman for Nickelodeon.

I want his Fairies I would have all kind of things. I would love to be a little boy with buckd teeth and a litte pink hat I love Timmy hate that Vicky chicka but if it wasnt for her there would be no show that the reason he has is fairies

I love timmy he is so lucky to have fairies I wish I can do some of the things that timmy does I would love to be a little boy with buck teeth and a little pink hat go timmy

love this show. I wish I can do some of the things that timmy does

I love this show and that character

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6 Gir Gir

Gir is so crazy and funny.
"YAY! WE'RE DOOMED! "
"AWWW, I wanted to explode"
"Gir, self destruct" "FINALLY! "
AND SO MUCH MORE! - Abc123vote

I'm going to sing the Doom Song now-best. Quote. EVER

I just bought a shirt with him on it two days ago. I love him.

Girl is a funny charecter. He is not like Zim

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7 Arnold

Best 90s show ever. I've loved Hey Arnold since I was a little kid. I've seen every episode of Hey Arnold!. My sister watches with me some time. I'm a big fan of Hey Arnold. Every episode has a story and a lesson. I also love all of the different legend's in the show. Like Ghost Bride, the list and more. If I have kids I want them to grow up with Hey Arnold! Like I did. There's no nativity in the show almost ever episode has a positive message. I love Arnold. He has a heart of gold. I see why Helga is head over heels for him laugh out loud. He's sweet, kind, looks on the bright side of everything and he saved the neighborhood. The movie was also good. I love every character in the show. Hey Arnold! Forever

Arnold is an amazing character because he is so unique. Unique in a sense that he's not like many of the protagonists characterized in today's modern cartoons. He's not a super hero, he's not overly wacky, but he has a heart of gold that many people young and old can look at as something to inspire to. Arnold is driven, and he is a great symbolism for hope and I feel that it's very rare to see such realistic positivity in cartoon characters these days. If anything, Arnold is the only one who met those standards concerning nicktoon shows. He deserves to be on the top!

Hey Arnold was deep, funny, crazy, serious and just plain creative. It was a wonderful balance of unique characters so there was someone for everyone to love. It's one of my most favorite Nickelodeon shows of all time because it was able to be so simple yet leave such an impact with it's comedy and style. Arnold himself was a wonderful character, instead of being the one causing all of the chaos he was the one at the center, trying to keep everything in check. Rarely can a level-headed protagonist be done so well in a cartoon, which is what makes Arnold unique.

Lol they started doing reruns on nicktoons for the first time in four years

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8 Danny Fenton Danny Fenton Daniel "Danny" Fenton is a human version of Danny Phantom from the Nickelodeon show, "Danny Phantom" by Butch Hartman. Unlike Danny Phantom, he is an average, clumsy, and awkward unpopular teenager who hates bullies in his school.

He's so hot. He's strong and nice. Also he cares about his family and friends. The best part is he has ghost powers. - gothictomboy66

Danny is a very well-developed character. He's the average teenager, but with ghost powers! He is very relatable and also a great role model. He shows that it is okay to make mistakes, but do everything you can to make things right again.

Danny! Yes! He is the coolest superhero of ALL TIME! He' s like Spider-Man but with ghost powers. I think that show was absolutely genius and they need to do another!

He is so cute not only does he have ghost powers but aside from that he has other hopes and dreams, like he wants to be an astronaut. He is by far amazing and funny. #Phandom #Phantom

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9 Katara Katara

So much of the negativity surrounding Katara has been because of the fact that people see her as inferior. The exact opposite is true, however. Katara is an amazing character who not only is essential to the story line, but can be seen as the most important character on the show seeing as how she aids Avatar Aang the most in his quest to unlock the Avatars true power.

She is the best avatar character she was even popular enough to be in legend of Korra she is a beautiful strong tough vibrant young lady. She herself even defeated Azula and saved Zuko. When I first saw her I thought she would always be my favorite and the most prettiest and best avatar character ever and I was right

Without Katara, the entire show WOULD NEVER HAVE HAPPENED.

Who found Aang? Katara and Sokka. Who traveled with Aang, took care of him, and encouraged him? Katara. Katara helped Aang become the Avatar and saved everyone. She is so smart and caring, too, so she deserves this spot!

I'm just jealous that Aang likes her and not me

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10 Aang Aang Avatar Aang is a fictional character and the protagonist of Nickelodeon's animated television series Avatar: The Last Airbender, voiced by Zach Tyler Eisen. Aang is the last surviving Airbender, a monk of the Air Nomads' Southern Air Temple.

Aang has the traits of a role model. Avatar is a good show for kids. Aang, as the lead character is very compassionate, gentle and kind which makes him very lovable. Besides his personality, he is very talented being able to control the four elements, air, water, earth and fire as the avatar. His agility and power makes everyone want to be him. One of the most thrilling action pack cartoon to be ever aired on Nickelodeon. If I have more than two thumbs, I'd put them all up. Really sad when the show ended. And yes, Aang deserves number 1!

Aang is the best cartoon character.

Best character in the best show!

Three words: Best show ever.

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The Newcomers

? Robbie Rotten Robbie Rotten Robbie Rotten (played by Stefán Karl Stefánsson) is a lazy man who continuously formulates feckless schemes in which he masquerades in a disguise to lure the residents away from their newly-active lifestyles. He passionately abhors the influence of Stephanie and Sportacus on the townspeople. A number ...read more.
? Sportacus Sportacus Sportacus is a fictional character from the children's television show LazyTown, portrayed by Magnús Scheving.

The Contenders

11 cosmo

A exact replica of Patrick Star "SpongeBobSP" and Sheen "JimmyN" Thumbs up! What would happen if these three met? o. O

I could imagine his skin being so soft that I would fall asleep on him

I have a huge crush on him because I love his green hair and his cuteness

Yes, when I saw Timmy was on here I screamed. When I saw Cosmo I screamed even louder.

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12 Jimmy Neutron Jimmy Neutron James "Jimmy" Isaac Neutron is a fictional character and the main protagonist of the Jimmy Neutron franchise . He is most notably the main protagonist of the 2001 American 3D computer-animated comic science fiction film Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius and the main protagonist of the American computer animated ...read more.

He is an smart boy with a love of science, and actually has a life! (none another of these characters do except arnold but I love all these shows though)!

I probably would have picked Arnold or Timmy Turner, but Jimmy makes me laugh a lot. I love his character, and his facial expressions are always so funny. I find him a lot more entertaining than Carl and Sheen combined.

Jimmy is awesome. He is an epic young scientist who often goes on exciting journeys. He also breaks the fourth wall a lot. And, compared to other characters, he's a good role model. He helps his friends even when they don't always show their appreciation for him and he loves learning.

He is like 3d, or 4d

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13 Ren Hoek Ren Hoek

What?! Cat Valentine is 16, and Ren is 38?! That's crazy! Some people need to watch the 90's cartoons! Trust me, they are better than the ones today. Not even Lori from All That is lower than Cat, and Lori is WAY more like able! This list needs to be fixed. If you watch All That you'll see that it's better than that Victorious crap! Sorry, but that's my opinion. If you watch the new episodes of Spongebob, you'll see that it is 2010-present garbage. And don't even get me started on Tori Vega! Well, at least CatDog is on the list...

SpongeBob is my favorite, but Ren and Stimpy is my second fave. How are the Victorious characters above Ren Hoek? Nick today SUCKS and it's not as good as it once was! I know I'm not a 90s kid, but I've seen the 90s Nicktoons and they are great! Ren's anger is funny and charming, so he is one of the best Nick characters to me. - Garythesnail

Ren makes me Laugh. I am new to this show I watched a couple of episodes of the show and may I say Ren is AWESOME! - CartoonsGirl

Everything about Ren is just so relatable, hilarious & charming. Sometimes, I feel like I can't tell the difference between him and myself. He's one of those characters that deserves a series with just him alone. :3

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14 Nina Martin

This girl is pretty good at acting, so please make her get in the top ten! She deserves to be a star! - house_of_anubis

She is one of the best actors on Nickelodeon. She has a big passion for acting and she is good at it. She shows emotion when she acts.

Nina is the BEST! When she left the show I almost cried! :(

I love this show! She is my absolute favorite character!

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15 Helga Pataki Helga Pataki

She is a bit of a psycho at times, but apart from that, Helga reminds me of me in a way. She's passionate, emotional, a bit of a romantic (when it comes to Arnold, at least)...
She's also a talented poet and creative to the point of insane.
Apart from the points that make Helga like me, she's a superbly written character because she has so many layers. She hides her real self underneath a tough bullying exterior, while only a few people know of the real Helga G Pataki, and those that do still don't know that much about the real her.
Plus, she gets sympathy because of her family and being in her sister's shadow. I mean, she had to walk to preschool in the rain when she was three years old!

One of the most lovable Nick characters of all times! She can be mean and bossy but she also have her good side: smart, kind, funny, brave and thinking about others more than herself! Best Nick female character ever

She deserves a spot in the top 10. She is very romantic. One of the most powerful characters in the cartoon world. Helga is the heart of nickolodeon in the 90's

Helga needs to be Hillary's body guard when Hillary is elected.

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16 Patricia Williamson

She is the coolest anubis character ever! She is real good at acting and so right now she is evil in House of anubis. House of Anubis is the best so please vote for it

She is so funny and witty! She definitely needs to be on this list.

Patricia is the best, House of Anubis rocks, this show is the best Nickelodeon show that ever aired on Television and I will never stop watching it, Patty is amazing and I love her! She's awesome! Patricia RULES!

Best character ever! Love her sarcasm.

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17 Squidward Tentacles Squidward Tentacles Squidward Tentacles is a fictional character voiced by actor Rodger Bumpass in the American animated television series SpongeBob SquarePants.

He is foil to spongebob. Although he acts artsy and sophisticated he is actually amazingly stupid. That makes him hilarious along with always falling for spongebobs traps

He has been tortured so many times by SpongeBob and Patrick throughout many episodes in the new seasons, way too gross and disturbing. - nelsonerica

I like Squidard because he's like me in terms of personality. But I hate when anyone claims that he's funny and hilarious. Would you think that you're funny if you get put through the same crap that he's put through?

Besides, humorless folks are my minds of folks. And I wish that that octopus would kill the sponge and starfish for ruining his life.

I'm squidward

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18 Toph Beifong Toph Beifong Toph Beifong is a fictional character in Nickelodeon's animated television series Avatar: The Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra, voiced by Jessie Flower in the original series and Kate Higgins and Philece Sampler in the sequel series.

Toph is a good role model for young girls. She doesn't let anyone define her since she's smart enough to know who she actually is, and doesn't let her blindness get in the way of her becoming a great fighter. She can also kicks some serious butt.

Hello this is Toph were talking about. The biggest badass ever.

Not only did she invent metal bending she helped save the world all the while being completely BLIND!

Toph is really good role mode for girl, manly becuse she feel like somebody, you actually know her. she real, and not fake. she is who she is, and if you don't like her, the door is right there,i'm out.

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19 Jade West Jade West

She sings, acts and writes her own plays. Not only that, she's a really complex character to understand, and sometimes you see her softer side but for the most part she's a badass HBIC, which make for really funny, sardonic and sarcastic lines.

Sinjin: "I'm sorry! I pressed the wrong thing! "
Jade: "NO! FIFTEEN YEARS AGO YOUR MOTHER GAVE BIRTH TO THE WRONG THING! "

She is amazing in so many ways! Firstly, she is absolutely, stunningly beautiful! And second, she is such an in depth character with so much development over the course of the show. In the first episode, she seems like just the mean school bitch, but as the show progresses, you see why she is this way and understand her well. Dan's greatest creation (as well as Bade)!

Probably the best victorious character because even though she's mean or bully, you can understand her because she always say what she feels.

More characters should be based off her

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20 Tommy Pickles Tommy Pickles Thomas "Tommy" Malcolm Pickles is a fictional character that appears in the Nickelodeon animated television series Rugrats and its spin-off All Grown Up! as the protagonist of the shows.

I swear he is the cutest thing ever! Plus his courage and leadership even as a baby shows that he has good personality traits

Remove Him Off The list now or ill cut off your hand! Tommy Pickles Sucks And Speed-Man The Fast Is Amazing!

How is he so low. This baby was a badass.

He is my #1 icon

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