Top 10 Worst Nickelodeon Moves

Here are Nickelodeon's top ten moves that are so bad, that is not right. Here are the worst moves that Nickelodeon.

The Top Ten

1 The Cancellation of Invader Zim

When someone asks you "What's the best show ever put on Nickelodeon? ", I guarantee that Invader ZiM will run right through your head at least once. Invader ZiM was one of, if not, the best shows that Nickelodeon has ever put out, with amazing writing, a cast of loveable characters, that are still adored, even to this day, hell, they are on T-shirts, they are on lunchboxes, they were on a tun of stuff. There are a lot of YouTube videos constantly replaying old clips from the show's history, because they were so iconic. I can't tell you how many times I've walked around my school, and I see girls with shirts and having bags with GIR on it. GIR is probably the most loved character on the show, and for good reason, GIR was awesome, he practically made this show! When you put GIR and ZiM together, with their amazing voice actors, you get an amazing show! It ran on Nickelodeon for YEARS! And then of course, gone! Nickelodeon, I don't understand why you're thinking here, this was ...more

Cancelling Invader ZiM is a total mistake! PLEASE COME BACK, ZIM!

WHY DID THEY HAVE TO CANCEL THIS SHOW SO EARLY!?!?!?! We could've had more and more awesome episodes, an epic series finale, and more GIR! Who even cares if parents feel it's too violent, it's waayyy better than anything we have on television now!

They cancelled it and put back crappy shows thank god it's coming back as a movie πŸ‘πŸ»

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2 Taking Their '90s Nicktoons Off the Air

The great shows that Nickelodeon put out were CatDog, Rocket Power, Rugrats, and Ren & Stimpy.

Remember Rugrats? It was a simply genius show, making a sitcom out of babies. However, the babies would take everyday tasks, like taking a bath, and taking a nap, and would turn it into epic adventures.
For example: If you had to take a bath, and you didn't want to get in the water, there was a dragon in the water.

There's also Rocket Power. It was a clearly different approach, and the characters were early teenagers, and they were skateboarders. However, it was another cartoon sitcom revolving around extreme sports. This show is awesome and had extremely lovable characters, Tito had the best lines in the show's history.

Well, the time has come for me to say that Nickelodeon is dead. The crazy, cool, weird bumpers were replaced with boring CGI crap. The Nicktoons were replaced with horrible, uncreative, stupid cartoons. Acually, most of their "cartoons" are CGI now. The funny live-action shows were replaced with boring, stupid shows, about whiny teenagers. And all of their game shows are gone. They currently have ZERO game shows. Nickelodeon has gone WAY down hill ever since 2004. Congrats Nick, for screwing over all of your fans.

But remember what happened to SpongeBob and The Fairly OddParents? Chances are, if they kept those shows, they would have turned into huge nuisances you want to take off air. Nickelodeon needs to change every once in a while. Well, actually they have, but they should learn from those mistakes. I also have a feeling that kids don't even like Nickelodeon. They only like it because the "Popular kids" like it, while I despise it.

It would ne bad if they continued making them - bjinmaro64

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3 What the Hell Happened to All the Slime?

The slime was what made Nickelodeon famous. The fact that they would dump slime on people. It first started with "You Can't do that on Television", every time a person says "I don't know", slime would be poured on their head. It was also used on the game shows. The only time the slime comes back is with the Kids' Choice Awards. Don't even get me started on that travesty.

Yeah in 2011 there was slime everywhere and it got kinda. Annoying. Now there is no slime I feel bad. Nick deserves it, having horrible shows like breadwinner, fairy show, Fred and more!

The slime is all gone. Slime was on The Kids Choice Awards and on game shows. Now, its just awful. - Catacorn

The slime in 2017 Kid's Choice Awards existed now.
And still I'm watching it.
So the Slime is back in the air.
I wish in the future maybe the Nick logo will change back to normal but in a whole new level.

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4 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.

This show is so rude, the Butt Jokes.

I personally think that whoever who came up with the idea of making this stupid pointless show is an IDIOT! This show sucks and it can be a little to offensive some times. Like all the butt comments and jokes they make in the show. Nickelodeon has REALLY gone down hill the past years!

I hate Sanjay and Craig the most immature humor ever.

This look petty gross and so boring

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5 Making the Logo Plain and Boring

The logo has no slime on it why change what we grew up with

Where the hell is the slime? - Connor360

The splat was good as it was! That's what Nickelodeon is known for! Boo to Nickelodeon for getting rid of it supposedly because it was too messy.

The reason was the MTV Effect which broke up the Nickelodeon Channel into Sister Channels (Except Nick @ Nite). This was how the splat logo lost its purpose. Later, idiotic Cyma Zarghami failed to understand the purpose of the splat and replaced it with the current logo. - Kid_ethinederland

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6 The Cancellation of All That

All That was a variety show on Nickelodeon back in 1994. It showed great acts like The Amanda Show, Good Burger, and others. It was so great. It had a huge cult following years after its cancellation online, having people petitioning this show to be back on Nickelodeon.

I LOVE all that! Well, at least I did until it went off

All That was awesome.

Even though I was born in 2007, on the weekends I still get up late till 10 o'clock just to watch all that

7 The Cancellation of Snick

SNICK was a Saturday night block on Nickelodeon that shows such as Ren & Stimpy, CatDog, Kenan & Kel, and All That. It was a lot like Cartoon Cartoon Fridays, except that it was on Nickelodeon, and aired on Saturdays, rather than Fridays. Just like with Toonami, it got kids really excited on a Saturday night, and just like Toonami again, it vanished. The only difference is Toonami has made its triumph in return. But at least TeenNick will bring it back. They kind of did if I'm not mistaken.

Who remembers Taina

When 3LW performed as blue mascara

Pre-cheetah πŸ˜†

8 Not Listening to Fans

This truly is the biggest mistake they are making. Nick is completely snubbing the advices of all the fans that supported back in the day. And the ones watching Nick now are asking for new and good. It's not like they're enjoying what they're seeing. If you were to ask them what shows they watch now that are airing at the moment, they would most likely say either a show on CTN or DC. At least those programs are listening and putting some effort. And what's really ironic, is if ONLY Nick pays just a little bit of attention to our complaints, that money they crave for would probably come! But nope, they keep denying help, and are in the puddle they are in now, because of bad corporal decisions, stubbornness, and greed.

Seriously, how many times have a large legion of people absolutely BEGGED them to put more effort into helping to bring Rocko back? That show is seriously severely underrated, even if it clearly had the wrong target audience. - xandermartin98

Nick needs to start listening to fans again, what has killed their brains? Money? Well Nick needs to cut it out with the money and start making good shows again, In fact, I read news reports that they are going to reboot some of the classics again as well as some of the good modern shows, You should be happy about that, so lets celebrate.

They are rebooting the classics into one big movie, similar to Looney Tunes: Back in Action. - nelsonerica

If they listened to the fans, they wouldn't make sure every show that's not named SpongeBob or The Loud House gets utterly screwed over. IIRC, they've been doing this since ChalkZone. They only have 4 shows on the daily lineup: SpongeBob, The Loud House, Henry Danger, and The Thundermans. As a fan of SpongeBob, what a terrible lineup!

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9 Changing the Nickelodeon Logo in 2009

We got the splat off and the words are going to show

This is Already on the List.

From the Splat to some simplistic, corportate logo. Nicely done, Nick. - MKBeast

No one complained when Disney Channel changed their logo, but when Nickelodeon changed their logo, everyone goes crazy. - kcianciulli

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10 Cancellation of Nickelodeon Gas

Nickelodeon Gas (Games and Sports), a popular block with games and sports, was cancelled, there are no more game shows at all, Nick has sunk toward the bottom and can't float out.


Well, I have not heard of it, and it sounds like the producers of nick burping and farting! 😷

I love gas so here I am. I β€πŸ’­whewie!

The Contenders

11 No More Game Shows

The first awesome game show was Double Dare! Double Dare was simply amazing! You get a bunch of families, they do wacky things on stage, you get pied, you get slimed, you have crap always thrown at you, and you're always earning money. Every single game show that Nickelodeon made was amazing. They deserve some reruns.

Getting hit by crap is disgusting compared to getting hit by pie and slime.

It's just not the same without them.

They should remake it.

I remember this one game show that had challenges with kids, and if they lose they go down this tunnel of goo or something - bjinmaro64

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12 Closing Nickelodeon Studios in Orlando

Things started to go downhill in mid 2001. The reason was that 2 studios in Southern California opened in 1998 and most of the shows moved production there including All That and Kenan & Kel. Universal Stuidos Florida also expanded around the same time. I can imagine the studio in Orlando being reopened inn 2019 or 2020 and expanded but this time it only hosts sitcoms, sketch comedy's, and future game shows (if we're lucky enough to gat Cyma Zarghami ever gets fired) and the capsule returns to its original spot. Thank You Gerry Laybourne for all the memories (I never went to Nick Studios Orlando but I'm speaking on everyone's behalf). - Kid_ethinederland

Hey American 90s kids are lucky anyway. I would've loved to have gone there when I was kid but they didn't even bother to think about building one in other countries that had the channel.

The reason they closed it was it because they did not have so much money to opperate the studio anymore. By Mid 2005 they started to remove the outdoor props and its now next to a Blue Man Group building. They might bring it back. But it might not happen.

This dates back to 1997-98 where 2 studios in California opened. Most of the shows went there. 2001 was where the studio started to die out. - Kid_ethinederland

Oh god, where do I start? It really grinded my gears when I heard they
closed Nickelodeon Studios (at least I was lucky enough to go there when I was 7 years old, too bad I remember very little of it) You can thank Herb Scannell for that one. I don't want to mean to the guy, or anything like that,
but I guess he just couldn't wait to start dismantling the network's presence in Florida, by starting to
move production out west 20 years ago and get rid of game shows. I'm sure if I became president of the network, I would probably be doing everything I can to reopen Nickelodeon Studios and make it work and reintroduce game shows.

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13 Replacing Good Sitcoms With Bad Sitcoms

The best shows ever put on Nickelodeon are Zoey 101, Drake and Josh, and Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide. And now they were replaced by iCarly, True Jackson, Victorious, and other boring live-action shows.

Nickelodeon used to make good sitcoms in the 90s, but then Dan Schneider, the fat kid, put sitcoms on the channel that were REALLY BAD, except for Zoey 101, but all the others such as Drake & Josh, iCarly, Victorious, Sam & Cat & Henry Danger were bad, even the ones from another person were bad, like Fred: The Show, Marvin Marvin, Bucket & Skinner's Epic Adventures, How to Rock, Nicky Ricky Dicky & Dawn & Max & Shred, there is only one good sitcom unlike all the other crap that's on that has one month seasons, Every Witch Way, now THAT one is good, but all of the others are TOTAL BULLCRAP!

Out of all the Dan Schneider shows you think Zoey 101 is the only good one? That was the worst Schneider show. Yeah, icarly, Sam & cat, and Henry danger was bad, but how could you say that drake and josh was bad, that show is hilarious. Victorious was okay but EVERY WITCH WAY is good to you. Everything about that show is bad, especially the acting. The acting is so bad it's funny. Sometimes I cry because of the acting. - zach2246tt

How can Dan Schneider go from the good shows like Drake and Josh and iCarly and turn them into crap like Victorious and Sam and Cat. - Connor360

The only good thing about Drake & Josh is the funny jokes, yet it got popular, but everything else about it was boring, especially the laugh tracks.

They cancelled WITS Academy and 100 Things to Do Before Highschool! And They put a poor School of Rock and keep The Thundermans and Henry Danger Running?

Nickelodeon Sucks Now!

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14 Cancelling Shows Like El Tigre, Jimmy Neutron, Danny Phantom, Making Fiends, and Edgar and Ellen

These shows were basically my life, I lived and breathed these shows as a kid. Nick is retarded for cancelling these shows and now they're paying for it by making crappy shows that get crappy ratings (but I think that's changing since I just saw el tigre on nicktoons every once in a while)

Even now, I watch these cartoons very often, because the older cartoons could be interesting and funny without being inappropriate and disgusting. That is what makes these cartoons much better than the newer ones! - Elric-san

The reason for Jimmy Neutron's end, was because DNA Productions (the people who make jimmy neutron) filed for bankruptcy.

I'm not a big fan of Making Fiends.

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15 Canceling As Told by Ginger

This was my favorite why did they have to end it?

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16 Cancelling Catscratch and The X's after only 1 Season

Catscratch was alright but too short and underrated same with The X's

17 Getting Rid of Noggin

It is a app

Noggin, was possibly the best channel for toddlers and little kids from 1999-2009. I loved to listen and watch their songs, commercials, and the memorable T.V. shows. But then, in 2009, then made Noggin into Nick Jr. And then, I stopped watching Nick Jr. Now, Noggin is an app. Buts its still unfair, I miss it so much. - Catacorn

You Shouldn't Be Upset About That because Noggin was only for little kids. - kcianciulli

18 Importing YouTube

FRED was killed by Nickelodeon. And they now have Breadwinners... NO! GET RID OF IT NOW!

It's already bad enough we have Nickelodeon importing YouTube. Cartoon Network can't do the same thing that Nickelodeon is doing.

Even Lucas regretted working for Nickelodeon. - kcianciulli

The creator of Breadwinners thought it was a joke when Nick watned to make a series out of the flash video. - Kid_ethinederland

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19 Firing John Kricfalusi from the production of "The Ren & Stimpy Show"

Take this off the list please, that was a good decision because it was not appropriate for kids, it was an adult show like Family Guy.

I don't care if Ren and Stimpy was inappropriate. I still like the show.

The guy who fired him is EVIL & STUPID & the boss needs to get fired as well.

The Ren & Stimpy show was so violent and inappropriate that he had to get fired. - nelsonerico

I wish that boss gives a creator a chance rather than getting fired.
I think it was the writers not the creator himself

20 Nick Getting a New President

Ever since Nick voted Cyma Zarghami as president, the channel went downhill, Nick needs to learn from their mistakes and fire him.

Why are people giving so much heat to her? She at least has dignity unlike Christina Miller.

Nickelodeon was such a great channel. I grew up with many classics which are probably about a little over 10 years old. Unfortunately, Cyma Zarghami basically ruined everything and made Nickelodeon go downhill.

What Genius Put a Woman in Charge of Nickelodeon?

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