Invader Zim

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Invader Zim
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"As soon as I've tainted the humans meat supply with filth, they will be ripe for conquest!" --Zim
Genre: Dark comedy
Science fiction
Running Time: 23 minutes
Country: United States
Release Date: March 30, 2001 – August 19, 2006
Network(s): Nickelodeon
Nicktoons
Created by: Jhonen Vasquez
Distributed by: Viacom Media Networks
Starring: Jhonen Vasquez
Steve Ressel
Richard Steven Horvitz
Andy Berman
Melissa Fahn
Rosearik Rikki Simons
Rodger Bumpass
Lucille Bliss
Wally Wingert
Kevin McDonald
Kevin Manthei
Seasons: 2
Episodes: 27


Invader Zim is a cartoon series produced by Nickelodeon. It first aired in 2001, and was canceled after just two seasons due to low ratings.

Why It Rocks

  1. Awesome voice acting coming from Richard Steven Horvitz, Rosearik Rikki Simons and Andy Berman.
  2. This is one of Nicktoon's most unique shows ever made that stands out from their other shows at their time as it isn't their usual lighthearted and happy-go-lucky type of show, but rather the opposite of that (being dark and grim).
  3. The idea of a premise where an alien invades a portrayal of a dystopian version of earth along with its humanity further adds to its charm.
  4. Smoothly fluent and wacky-styled animation, while combining this with stylized computer graphics.
  5. Some likable characters like GIR, Zim and Dib (Zim's arch-nemesis).
    • Speaking of GIR, his character serving as a comic-relief balance out the usual dark tone of the series.
  6. Many episodes have interesting and wacky plots behind it.
  7. Dib, being the hero antagonist of the series while Zim being the evil protagonist makes it an unusual twist from how protagonists and antagonists are usually portrayed in most fiction.
  8. A lot of funny moments, especially with GIR's moments.
  9. Unique art style that blends in well to the theme of the show.
  10. "YOU'RE AFTER MY ROBOT BEE!!!!!" 

Bad Qualities

  1. It was canceled after only two seasons leaving some plotholes. The recent comic series, however, helped fill in the gaps left by the show.
  2. Some moments featuring Gaz can get really dark and creepy, and, alongside the fact she is emo, caused controversy within Moral Gaurdians and ordered Nickelodeon to tone down the "satanic" elements Gaz had.
  3. Its grotesque content can be too disturbing for children, especially the infamous scene where Zim switches a kid's eyeballs out. Not to mention, the infamous and controversial "Dark Harvest" episode showed actual organs of the characters on-screen.
  4. It’s infamous episode, Gaz: Taster of Pork.

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Comments


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Seanbuscus2600

12 months ago
Score 8
Really, kid???
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AkihitoZero5454

12 months ago
Score 10
You're a fucking idiot. That's like comparing Wow Wow Wubbzy to Boku No Pico.
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Stephenfisher2001

12 months ago
Score 6
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What kind of hell of the comment is that HalJordan008!?!
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Seanbuscus2600

12 months ago
Score 6
Stop using the joke card.
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Paprika

12 months ago
Score 6
Comparing this with Serbian Film is like comparing a light bulb to a chandelier.
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Stephenfisher2001

12 months ago
Score 2
Sean, It's not a joke card, It's just my pic of Rainbow Dash WTF face, I used my pic in the comment what I expressed.
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ItMeansNothing

12 months ago
Score 0
I think he was talking about HalJordon.
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Nitesh Surya Vanapalli

6 months ago
Score 0
This is PhantomStrider's favorite Nickelodeon show, but my favorite Nickelodeon show is SpongeBob SquarePants just like what most people say.
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My name is Valentine you bit-

one month ago
Score 0
My sister was obbsessed with this show when she was 14 and I get why lol
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JuooIsHere33

25 days ago
Score 1
Y O U ' R E A F T E R M Y R O B O T B E E

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