parenting The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows  

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List Rules TV shows that were created by and originally aired on Nickelodeon. Vote up the best original Nickelodeon series.

Nickelodeon, also sometimes referred to as “Nick” is an American paid cable and satellite TV network which specifically caters to kids and has produced a variety of well-known original programs including animated series, reality shows, and game shows. Nickelodeon is owned by MTV Networks, a subsidiary of Viacom Entertainment and currently has over 98 million viewers! It’s no wonder that this popular TV channel is producing some of the best original kids shows in history! What are the best Nickelodeon original shows of all time?
 
Launched in 1977 Nickelodeon has been growing by leaps and bounds, and has only increased in popularity with each new show it’s cranked out. Nickelodeon is also responsible for discovering some of Hollywood’s youngest stars who have taken their careers to the next level after leaving the channel.
 
This list features the best Nickelodeon original shows, ranked as the best by voters, including, "iCarly," "Drake and Josh," "Clarissa Explains it All," "Salute Your Shorts," "Welcome Freshmen," "The Adventures of Pete & Pete," and "Zoey 101." Vote up the best Nickelodeon original shows below or add one you love that isn't already on the list.
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Rugrats is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
Rugrats Elizabeth Daily, Christine Cavanaugh, Nancy Cartwright

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Doug is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
Doug Billy West, Fred Newman, Constance Shulman

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Hey Arnold! is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
Hey Arnold! Francesca Marie Smith, Jamil Walker Smith, Dan Castellaneta

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Are You Afraid of the Dark? is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
Are You Afraid of the Dark? Ross Hull, Raine Pare-Coull, Jodie Resther

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All That is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
All That Amanda Bynes, Nick Cannon, Kenan Thompson

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Rocko's Modern Life is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
Rocko's Modern Life Carlos Alazraqui, Tom Kenny, Charles Adler

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Double Dare is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
Double Dare Lou Ferrigno, Jennifer Malone, 'Weird Al' Yankovic

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Clarissa Explains It All is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
Clarissa Explains It All Melissa Joan Hart, Jason Zimbler, Elizabeth Hess

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Legends of the Hidden Temple is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
Legends of the Hidden Temple Kirk Fogg, Dee Bradley Baker, Jennifer Holtz

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Kenan & Kel is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
Kenan & Kel Kenan Thompson, Kel Mitchell, Vanessa Baden

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The Ren & Stimpy Show is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
The Ren & Stimpy Show John Kricfalusi, Billy West, Harris Peet

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CatDog is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
CatDog Jim Cummings, Tom Kenny, Carlos Alazraqui

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SpongeBob SquarePants is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
SpongeBob SquarePants Tom Kenny, Rodger Bumpass, Bill Fagerbakke

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Salute Your Shorts is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
Salute Your Shorts Hugh Dillon, David Paetkau, Amy Jo Johnson

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Rocket Power is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
Rocket Power Lauren Tom, Jennifer Hale, John Kassir

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The Wild Thornberrys is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
The Wild Thornberrys Lacey Chabert, Jodi Carlisle, Tim Curry

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The Amanda Show is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
The Amanda Show Amanda Bynes, Drake Bell, Nancy Sullivan

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Drake & Josh is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
Drake & Josh Drake Bell, Josh Peck, Miranda Cosgrove

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Figure It Out is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
Figure It Out Jeff Sutphen, Elle Young, Lorenz Arnell

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What Would You Do? is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
What Would You Do? Dee Bradley Baker, Marc Summers

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Hey Dude is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
Hey Dude Christine Taylor, David Lascher, David Brisbin

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The Secret World of Alex Mack is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
The Secret World of Alex Mack Larisa Oleynik, Darris Love, Michael Blakley

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The Adventures of Pete & Pete is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
The Adventures of Pete & Pete Michael C. Maronna, Danny Tamberelli, Judy Grafe

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Wild and Crazy Kids is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
Wild and Crazy Kids

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iCarly is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
iCarly Miranda Cosgrove, Jennette McCurdy, Nathan Kress

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Invader Zim is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
Invader Zim Andy Berman, Richard Steven Horvitz, Rosearik Rikki Simons

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As Told by Ginger is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
As Told by Ginger Melissa Disney, Jeannie Elias, Tress MacNeille

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You Can't Do That on Televisio... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
You Can't Do That on Television Les Lye, Abby Hagyard, Christine McGlade

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Avatar: The Last Airbender is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
Avatar: The Last Airbender Zach Tyler, Dee Bradley Baker, Mae Whitman

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Ned's Declassified School Surv... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide Devon Werkheiser, Lindsey Shaw, Daniel Curtis Lee

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Zoey 101 is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
Zoey 101 Jamie Lynn Spears, Paul Butcher, Christopher Massey

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Victorious is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
Victorious Victoria Justice, Leon Thomas III, Matt Bennett

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The Adventures of Jimmy Neutro... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius Debi Derryberry, Jeffrey Garcia, Rob Paulsen

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Danny Phantom is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
Danny Phantom David Kaufman, Grey Griffin, Rickey D'Shon Collins

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Nick Arcade is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
Nick Arcade Phil Moore, Andrea Lively, Michael Bower

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Sam & Cat is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
Sam & Cat Jennette McCurdy, Ariana Grande, Cameron Ocasio

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Big Time Rush is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
Big Time Rush Kendall Schmidt, James Maslow, Carlos PenaVega

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Nick News with Linda Ellerbee is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
Nick News with Linda Ellerbee Linda Ellerbee, Jennifer S. Rose, Gerald Ford

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True Jackson, VP is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
True Jackson, VP Keke Palmer, Ashley Argota, Matt Shively

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Welcome Freshmen is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
Welcome Freshmen Rick Galloway^! Chris Lobban^! Jocelyn Steiner

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Unfabulous is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
Unfabulous Emma Roberts, Malese Jow, Jordan Calloway

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The Nick Cannon Show is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
The Nick Cannon Show Malachi McGlone, Todd Baker, Kenan Thompson

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Romeo! is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
Romeo! Zachary Williams, Master P, Erica O'Keith

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H2O: Just Add Water is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
H2O: Just Add Water Cariba Heine, Phoebe Tonkin, Angus McLaren

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House of Anubis is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
House of Anubis Alex Sawyer, Eugene Simon, Brad Kavanagh

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The Mystery Files of Shelby Wo... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
The Mystery Files of Shelby Woo Irene Ng, Pat Morita, Adam Busch

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Power Rangers Megaforce is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
Power Rangers Megaforce Andrew M. Gray, Ciara Hanna, John Mark Loudermilk

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The Haunted Hathaways is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
The Haunted Hathaways Chico Benymon, Amber Montana, Lil' P-Nut

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The Brothers García is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
The Brothers García Alvin Alvarez, Vaneza Leza Pitynski, Bobby Gonzalez

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Power Rangers Samurai is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
Power Rangers Samurai Alex Heartman, Erika Fong, Hector David Jr.