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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
ChloeFletcher added Rugrats Elizabeth Daily, Christine Cavanaugh, Nancy Cartwright

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914 245
Doug is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
ChloeFletcher added Doug Billy West, Fred Newman, Constance Shulman

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842 263
Hey Arnold! is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
ChloeFletcher added Hey Arnold! Francesca Marie Smith, Jamil Walker Smith, Dan Castellaneta

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985 386
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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787 281
Rocko's Modern Life is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
xandermartin98 added Rocko's Modern Life Carlos Alazraqui, Tom Kenny, Charles Adler

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954 377
All That is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
All That Amanda Bynes, Nick Cannon, Kenan Thompson

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874 371
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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882 391
Legends of the Hidden Temple is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
Legends of the Hidden Temple Kirk Fogg, Dee Bradley Baker, Jennifer Holtz

9
854 378
Clarissa Explains It All is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
Clarissa Explains It All Melissa Joan Hart, Jason Zimbler, Elizabeth Hess

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879 410
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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601 299
The Ren & Stimpy Show is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
Alaina Hillman added The Ren & Stimpy Show John Kricfalusi, Billy West, Harris Peet

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565 315
CatDog is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
Alaina Hillman added CatDog Jim Cummings, Tom Kenny, Carlos Alazraqui

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648 401
SpongeBob SquarePants is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
xandermartin98 added SpongeBob SquarePants Tom Kenny, Rodger Bumpass, Bill Fagerbakke

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684 432
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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545 352
The Wild Thornberrys is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
ChloeFletcher added The Wild Thornberrys Lacey Chabert, Jodi Carlisle, Tim Curry

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534 344
Rocket Power is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
ChloeFletcher added Rocket Power Lauren Tom, Jennifer Hale, John Kassir

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706 528
Drake & Josh is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
Drake & Josh Drake Bell, Josh Peck, Miranda Cosgrove

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622 463
The Amanda Show is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
The Amanda Show Amanda Bynes, Drake Bell, Nancy Sullivan

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509 408
What Would You Do? is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
What Would You Do? Dee Bradley Baker, Marc Summers

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528 434
Figure It Out is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
Figure It Out Jeff Sutphen, Elle Young, Lorenz Arnell

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564 473
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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517 431
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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518 435
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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498 427
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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545 540
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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444 422
Invader Zim is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
xandermartin98 added Invader Zim Andy Berman, Richard Steven Horvitz, Rosearik Rikki Simons

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223 166
You Can't Do That on Televisio... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
Beth Hester added You Can't Do That on Television Les Lye, Abby Hagyard, Christine McGlade

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434 458
Avatar: The Last Airbender is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
zorbo67 added Avatar: The Last Airbender Zach Tyler, Dee Bradley Baker, Mae Whitman

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353 355
As Told by Ginger is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
Alaina Hillman added As Told by Ginger Melissa Disney, Jeannie Elias, Tress MacNeille

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452 520
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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460 570
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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125 109
Danny Phantom is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
Jeremy Hodge added Danny Phantom David Kaufman, Grey Griffin, Rickey D'Shon Collins

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102 71
The Adventures of Jimmy Neutro... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
Robert EL Faulk added The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius Debi Derryberry, Jeffrey Garcia, Rob Paulsen

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357 551
Victorious is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
Victorious Victoria Justice, Leon Thomas III, Matt Bennett

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261 482
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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276 586
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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203 565
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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148 424
Nick News with Linda Ellerbee is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
ChloeFletcher added Nick News with Linda Ellerbee Linda Ellerbee, Jennifer S. Rose, Gerald Ford

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166 510
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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177 547
Unfabulous is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
Unfabulous Emma Roberts^! Malese Jow^! Jordan Calloway

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156 487
Welcome Freshmen is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
Welcome Freshmen Rick Galloway^! Chris Lobban^! Jocelyn Steiner

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164 523
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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156 497
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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173 567
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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151 495
The Mystery Files of Shelby Wo... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
The Mystery Files of Shelby Woo Irene Ng, Pat Morita, Adam Busch

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182 600
House of Anubis is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
House of Anubis Alex Sawyer, Eugene Simon, Brad Kavanagh

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163 545
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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148 523
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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142 515
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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137 507
BrainSurge is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows
BrainSurge Lilly Petruzzi