|The Fairly OddParents episode|
Opening title card for the television film
|Episode no.||Episode 54-56|
|Directed by||Butch Hartman|
|Written by||Butch Hartman
|Produced by||Bob Boyle
|Featured music||Guy Moon|
|Original air date||July 23, 2004|
|Running time||75 minutes|
Alec Baldwin as older Timmy
Channel Chasers is the second television film of the animated series The Fairly OddParents. It first aired on Nickelodeon in the United States on July 23, 2004. The film centers on the series' main character 10-year-old Timmy Turner with his fairy godparents Cosmo and Wanda who grant his wishes. Timmy is fed up tolerating his torturing babysitter Vicky. He wishes up for a magical remote that allows him to enter inside television shows; however, the remote falls into Vicky's hands. With the remote, Vicky plans to enter the "Dictator Week" channel so she can become a world dictator in the future. Timmy wishes up for another magical remote, and enters inside television in order to stop Vicky's plans. Meanwhile, Timmy's parents Mr. and Mrs. Turner, who dismiss their son's concerns of Vicky every time, refuse to believe that Vicky is indeed an evil babysitter, until they receive information proving otherwise from Vicky's younger sister Tootie.
In production order, the movie is divided into 3 parts, each of which were approximately 22 minutes. Alec Baldwin guest stars as older Timmy.
The special begins with adult versions of Timmy Turner's closest friends Chester and AJ battling against the dictatorship of Vicky, who has tyrannically overtaken the future as empress reigning over a bleak and melancholy society in an attempt to guard a magical television remote for her. However, the remote is snatched by a mysterious and trusted masked accomplice of Vicky, who uses its abilities to travel back in time.
In present-day Dimmsdale, controversies are brewed over the supreme amount of violence in a popular new anime television series "Maho Mushi" which has acquired popularity amongst children in town, who start to emulate the more violent elements contained within the series. However, with the help of his fairies' magic, Timmy conjures up a gigantic spacecraft that was seen in an episode of the program and inadvertently winds up destroying his father's newly-cleaned office and losing his award to Dinkleberg and a glass house that his mother had been attempting to sell, ruining both parents' chances of achieving respective goals. Timmy's television privileges are taken away after his parents connect the similarities of his behavior to elements from "Maho Mushi", so Timmy requests a magical television remote capable of teleporting him into the fictional universes in which his favorite series are set. After Timmy headed back home, Cosmo and Wanda tell Timmy that when god kids grow up, the fairies are called back to Fairy World. However, Timmy winds up catastrophically sabotaging the Turner household with a weapon he'd obtained from characters from an animated television program he visited, so Vicky is hired to babysit him while his parents become infuriated and leave to purchase ammunition so they may use the device to destroy the Dinkleberg residence. After having had the other remote taken away and given to Vicky, Timmy is now angry, and realizes that the characters he watches on television have stayed the same age for several years, and thinks that if he is in television, he won't lose his godparents. He wishes for a new one, this time so he may run away from home and the inevitability of him one day maturing and having his fairy godparents leave him manditorily and he leaves under the watchful eye of Vicky's mysterious accomplice.
Meanwhile, Vicky winds up stumbling upon the other remote and discovers its abilities after it somehow transports her into a game show. She decides to use the magic of the device to teleport herself to "Dictator Week" on the "Biographical Channel" so she may alter history and conquer society. In the meantime, Timmy enjoys his pursuit of searching for a television universe in which he may live; however, he is infuriated by the suspicious stranger who keeps pursuing him on his travels. Suspecting him a threat, Timmy winds up encountering the masked man up close after journeying into a parody of "Batman" who reveals himself to be an adult version of Timmy. He reveals about the bleak upcoming future and cautions his younger self about the hazards of the remotes, and that he credits Vicky's power with the alterations she tweaked to Dictator Week. After learning that Vicky also has gained possession of a magic remote control, the group plots to travel to Maho Mushi to defeat her.
As the two opposing sides travel through a variety of parodies, the Turners leave in search of their missing son to no avail. After encountering a mysterious personality known as "Deep Toot" (Vicky's geeky younger sister under a false disguise in order to assist them in finding Timmy), she reveals Vicky's façade and her true behavior. Realizing they were wrong, the Turners leave in search of Timmy, who gradually begins to miss his family. Shortly before their arrival in Maho Mushi, Timmy's future self disappears, leaving it up to Timmy to save the fate of the universe. Vicky and Timmy battle against each other in an arena using the powers granted to them by their respective remotes, until Timmy realizes the only way to defeat Vicky is to use the remote to age himself until Cosmo and Wanda's magic won't work because he's too old for fairy godparents. Once the remotes stop working, Timmy successfully manages to conquer Vicky and Cosmo and Wanda turn him back to ten years old again. Shortly after departing from the Maho Mushi universe, a televised message from Timmy's heartbroken parents appears, leading their son to decide to return home, to the joy of Mr. and Mrs. Turner, who choose to fire Vicky. However, Timmy uses the fairy godparents' magic to destroy their memories, realizing that Vicky's cruelty supplies him with the primary reason for his possession of fairies, and he buries a time capsule filled with memories and a photograph of Cosmo and Wanda so he will never forget.
In the future, the time capsule is uncovered by Timmy's future children (with Tootie), Tammy and Tommy. He leaves his children under the care of a robotic, torturous babysitter resembling Vicky, oblivious to the true intentions of the evil robot, as it is revealed that Cosmo and Wanda now serve as Tommy and Tammy's fairies.
Cultural references 
Billy Joel's album Glass Houses was referenced in the movie: Mrs. Turner is about to give the key to a glass house to Joel, saying "Don't throw any stones," right before Timmy smashes it into a million pieces.
- Tara Strong as Timmy Turner / Additional voices
- Daran Norris as Cosmo / Mr. Turner / Additional voices
- Susanne Blakeslee as Wanda / Mrs. Turner
- Grey DeLisle as Vicky / Tootie / Deep Toot / Vicky Bot / Additional voices
- Alec Baldwin as Future Timmy
- Carlos Alazraqui as Denzel Crocker
- Jason Marsden as Chester McBadbat / Jeff (live-action)
- Gary LeRoi Gray as AJ
- Adam West as Himself
- Kevin Michael Richardson as Mr. Turner's boss / Donnie Donut / Snooper Dog
- Kath Soucie as 18-year-old Timmy (uncredited)
- "Behind the Voice Actors - Voice of Mr. Joel". Retrieved 2013-02-17.
- "The Fairly Oddparents - Channel Chasers Transcript". Retrieved 2013-02-17.
- Channel Chasers movie at Nick.com
- Other links