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Wishology is a trilogy television film and the ninth movie special of the animated television series The Fairly OddParents. "The Big Beginning" (part 1) first aired on Nickelodeon in the United States on May 1, 2009, "The Exciting Middle Part" (part 2) on May 2, 2009, and "The Final Ending" (part 3) on May 3, 2009. The trilogy is written by Kevin Sullivan, Scott Fellows, and Butch Hartman, and was directed by Gary Conrad. According to Nielsen ratings, parts 1 and 3 of Wishology was viewed by approximately 4 million viewers while part 2 was viewed by 3.6 million. Critical reviewers displayed mixed reactions to how three-dimensional objects interact via computer animation with the series' usual two-dimensional artwork in the film. Composer Guy Moon, who has worked throughout the entire series so far, won an Annie Award for his music in part 1 of the trilogy in 2010. The film centers on the show's main character 10-year-old Timmy Turner with his fairy godparents Cosmo and Wanda and his baby fairy godbrother Poof, all of whom grant Timmy's wishes. Robots known as Eliminators appear in Timmy's hometown, Dimmsdale, to destroy the "chosen one", Timmy himself. In addition to the main cast, the trilogy features guest performances, most notably, Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley from the rock band Kiss, who serve as protectors of the white wand. Patrick Warburton provides his voice for the agents of the Military Extraterrestrial Research Facility (abbreviated M.E.R.F.) and Brendan Fraser voices Turbo Thunder, a warrior who believes he is the true chosen one and not Timmy. In addition to its cultural references to various media, the television film contains parodies of fantasy and science fiction films: The Matrix, The Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter, The Terminator, Men in Black, and Star Wars.