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The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius

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The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius
The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron Boy Genius logo.png
Genre Comedy
Science fiction
Action/Adventure
Created by John A. Davis
Written by Steven Banks
Jed Spingarn
Gene Grillo
Andrew Nicholls
Darrell Vickers

Christopher Painter
Evan Gore
Heather Lombard
Directed by Keith Alcorn
Mike Gasaway
Kirby Atkins
Starring Debi Derryberry
Rob Paulsen
Jeffrey Garcia
Frank Welker
Carolyn Lawrence
Crystal Scales
Mark DeCarlo
Megan Cavanaugh
Billy West
Tom Kenny
Andrea Martin
Jonathan Walker
Jim Cummings
Theme music composer Brian Causey
Composer(s) Charlie Brissette
Country of origin United States
No. of seasons 3
No. of episodes 43 (full)
50 (segments)
119 (total) (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s) Steve Oedekerk
Producer(s) Keith Alcorn
John A. Davis
Paul Marshal
Editor(s) Jon Price
John Wahba
Joe E. Elwood
Running time 22–24 minutes
Production company(s) O Entertainment
DNA Productions
Nickelodeon Animation Studio
Paramount Television
Release
Original network Nickelodeon
Original release July 20, 2002 (2002-07-20) – November 25, 2006 (2006-11-25)
Chronology
Preceded by Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius
Followed by Planet Sheen
External links
Website

The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius, often shortened to just Jimmy Neutron, is an American computer animated television series created by John A. Davis. It is the first spin-off to the 2001 film Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius. It originally aired on Nickelodeon for three seasons beginning July 20, 2002, and the final episode aired on November 25, 2006. A second spin-off to the film, titled Planet Sheen debuted eight years later.

Media

Episodes

Season Episodes Originally aired
First aired Last aired
Pilot 2 September 10, 1998 (1998-09-10) December 21, 2001 (2001-12-21)
1 19 July 20, 2002 (2002-07-20) September 19, 2003 (2003-09-19)
2 21 August 1, 2003 (2003-08-01) July 9, 2004 (2004-07-09)
3 21 November 11, 2004 (2004-11-11) November 25, 2006 (2006-11-25)


Fairly OddParents crossover episodes

There have also been three tie-ins with special episode crossovers involving the Nickelodeon hand-drawn style series The Fairly OddParents under the title "The Jimmy-Timmy Power Hour" (the first alone, the second and third with the subtitles "When Nerds Collide!" and "The Jerkinators!," respectively); the five main characters from Jimmy Neutron meet with Timmy, his godparents, and his two best friends Chester, and AJ, and often cross between each of their worlds of 2D and 3D animation.

Pilot (1998–2001)

The pilot, named "Runaway Rocketboy," involves Jimmy testing a rocket ship that he has invented, and later uses it when he inadvertently stumbles upon a Yolkian plot to conquer Earth. The pilot was aired in short mini episodes on Nickelodeon before the film's release, and its plot was used for the film Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius. The pilot was later included as an extra on the "Confusion Fusion" DVD. It was originally supposed to air as a short on KaBlam!, but the show got cancelled before the episode aired.

The pilot had a few differences from the main series. In it, the clothes were different, the theme song was longer with a few lines that were cut later, Goddard was voiced by Kim Saxon, in lieu of Frank Welker, Carl Wheezer resembled his father, Sheen Estevez was absent and the title card had a picture in the scene, like all the other Nicktoons at the time. Also, the DNA Productions mascot was an animated cat.

DVD releases

Title Region 1 Region 2 Region 4
The Best of Season 1 September 16, 2008[1]
The Best of Season 2 September 16, 2008[2]
The Best of Season 3 September 16, 2008[3]
Confusion Fusion May 27, 2003[4] February 2, 2004[5] October 8, 2003[6]
Sea of Trouble October 7, 2003[7] May 16, 2005[8] March 24. 2005[9]
Jet Fusion February 3, 2004[10] August 15, 2005[11] July 7, 2005[12]
Attack of the Twonkies November 16, 2004[13] March 27, 2006[14] April 6, 2006[15]
Party at Neutron's September 4, 2006[16] September 21, 2006[17]
King of Mars July 5, 2007[18]

Spin-off

Main article: Planet Sheen

A second spin-off series, Planet Sheen, focused on Sheen Estevez, who accidentally landed on the planet Zeenu in Planet Sheen's pilot episode. 26 episodes were produced by O Entertainment.[19] The show debuted on October 2, 2010, along with T.U.F.F. Puppy. As of 2013, the spin-off has been cancelled, with the final episode having aired on February 15, 2013.

Theme

The theme song was originally written by Brian Causey for the pilot episode. Pop-punk band Bowling for Soup later revamped and extended Causey's theme for the film version theme. Ultimately, the original theme was kept for the TV series intro and outro.

See also

References

  1. ^ "Jimmy Neutron- The Best of Season 1 (2 Disc Set): Movies & TV". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2016-01-29. 
  2. ^ "Jimmy Neutron- The Best of Season 2 (2 Disc Set): Movies & TV". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2016-01-29. 
  3. ^ "Jimmy Neutron- The Best of Season 3 (2 Disc Set): Movies & TV". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2016-01-29. 
  4. ^ "Jimmy Neutron - Confusion Fusion: Debi Derryberry, Jeffrey Garcia, Rob Paulsen, Mark DeCarlo, Frank Welker, Carolyn Lawrence, Andrea Martin, Megan Cavanagh, Crystal Scales, Candi Milo, Phil LaMarr, Jeff Bennett, John A. Davis, Keith Alcorn, Steve Oedekerk". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2016-01-29. 
  5. ^ "Jimmy Neutron - Boy Genius: Confusion Fusion DVD". Amazon.co.uk. Retrieved 2016-01-29. 
  6. ^ [1][dead link]
  7. ^ "Jimmy Neutron - Sea of Trouble: Debi Derryberry, Jeffrey Garcia, Rob Paulsen, Mark DeCarlo, Frank Welker, Carolyn Lawrence, Andrea Martin, Megan Cavanagh, Crystal Scales, Candi Milo, Phil LaMarr, Jeff Bennett, John A. Davis, Keith Alcorn, Steve Oedekerk". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2016-01-29. 
  8. ^ "Jimmy Neutron - Boy Genius: Sea Of Trouble DVD". Amazon.co.uk. Retrieved 2016-01-29. 
  9. ^ [2][dead link]
  10. ^ "Jimmy Neutron - Jet Fusion: Debi Derryberry, Jeffrey Garcia, Rob Paulsen, Mark DeCarlo, Frank Welker, Carolyn Lawrence, Andrea Martin, Megan Cavanagh, Crystal Scales, Candi Milo, Phil LaMarr, Jeff Bennett, John A. Davis, Keith Alcorn, Steve Oedekerk". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2016-01-29. 
  11. ^ "Jimmy Neutron - Boy Genius: Jet Fusion DVD". Amazon.co.uk. Retrieved 2016-01-29. 
  12. ^ [3][dead link]
  13. ^ "The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron - Attack of the Twonkies: Debi Derryberry, Jeffrey Garcia, Rob Paulsen, Mark DeCarlo, Frank Welker, Carolyn Lawrence, Andrea Martin, Megan Cavanagh, Crystal Scales, Candi Milo, Phil LaMarr, Jeff Bennett, John A. Davis, Keith Alcorn, Steve Oedekerk". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2016-01-29. 
  14. ^ "Jimmy Neutron - Boy Genius: Attack Of The Twonkies DVD: Amazon.co.uk: Jimmy Neutron: DVD & Blu-ray". Amazon.co.uk. Retrieved 2016-01-29. 
  15. ^ [4][dead link]
  16. ^ "Jimmy Neutron - Boy Genius: Party At Neutrons DVD: Amazon.co.uk: Jimmy Neutron: DVD & Blu-ray". Amazon.co.uk. Retrieved 2016-01-29. 
  17. ^ [5][dead link]
  18. ^ [6][dead link]
  19. ^ Tom McLean (2009-06-11). "Nick Orders Neutron Spin-off, T.U.F.F. Puppy Series". Animation Magazine. Retrieved 2016-01-29. 

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