Jimmy Neutron is a television character known to viewers of the network Nickelodeon between the years 2001 and 2006. He is also known as a "boy genius," as stated in the title of his television show "Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius". While he is tormented in school by his teachers and peers, he is able to escape it all in his lair at his home, where he works on odd inventions and devices. These include (but are not limited to) a robotic dog named Goddard, a shrink-ray, and a roller coaster car converted into a spaceship.
Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius is a 2001 animated film that was distributed by Paramount Pictures, and produced by Nickelodeon Movies with O Entertainment and DNA Productions. Directed by John A. Davis, the film centers on the parents of Jimmy's hometown being kidnapped by aliens known as Yokians, causing Jimmy and the rest of the children in town to band together to rescue them. The film received positive reviews. The movie was released on December 21, 2001.
The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius is an American computer animated television series created by John A. Davis. It is the 2002 spin-off to the 2001 film. It originally aired on Nickelodeon for three seasons from July 20, 2002 to November 25, 2006.
Planet Sheen is the second spin-off of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius. It centers on Jimmy's friend Sheen Estevez, who has accidentally landed on the planet Zeenu. It originally aired on Nickelodeon, and later remaining episodes on Nicktoons, for one season from October 2, 2010 to February 15, 2013.
Other television films
Other television films in the Jimmy Neutron series include The Egg-pire Strikes Back, Operation: Jet Fusion and Attack of the Twinkies.
The Jimmy Neutron franchise has received several video games based on it, including Jimmy Neutron vs. Jimmy Negatron, The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron Boy Genius: Attack of the Twonkies, and Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius. In addition, Jimmy Neutron is a playable character in several other Nickelodeon video games, including Nicktoons: Attack of the Toybots, Nicktoons MLB, and Nicktoons: Freeze Frame Frenzy.
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