Invader ZIM (2001–2003)

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A short alien bent on conquering Earth poses as a human, and only one paranoid child knows his secret. Warning: Piggies may be involved in resulting insanity.

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Andy Berman ...
 Dib / ... (28 episodes, 2001-2006)
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 Zim / ... (27 episodes, 2001-2006)
Rosearik Rikki Simons ...
 GIR / ... (26 episodes, 2001-2006)
Melissa Fahn ...
 Gaz / ... (22 episodes, 2001-2006)
Jhonen Vasquez ...
 Computer / ... (21 episodes, 2001-2006)
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 Professor Membrane / ... (18 episodes, 2001-2006)
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 Ms. Bitters / ... (15 episodes, 2001-2006)
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 Zita / ... (13 episodes, 2001-2006)
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 Almighty Tallest Red / ... (12 episodes, 2001-2006)
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Invader ZIM is an eccentric alien soldier from the planet Irk. He was banished from the Irken Empire after nearly destroying his home planet on an early mission. After begging his superiors, the Almighty Tallest Red and Purple, for another chance, they decide to get rid of him once and for all. They trick him into going on a "secret mission" to an obscure planet at the edge of the universe, a planet with the unlikely name of Earth. Their trick works, and now ZIM is intent on bringing down the human race. He disguises himself as a schoolboy, and now the only person who can stop him is one kid - Dib Membrane, a somewhat insane paranormal researcher, who sees straight through ZIM's disguise and is intent on stopping his reign of terror. But neither ZIM nor Dib is very good at their job, and what results is everything imaginable, from a giant hamster destroying the city to both ZIM and Dib being turned into bologna meat. Written by Anonymous

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The original name for Zim's ship was to be the "Spoot Cruiser" but the phrase spoot had already been made big in The Angry Beavers (1997), so they made it the "Voot Cruiser" instead. See more »

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Zim: Curse you snacks! Curse yooooooou!
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great show!
6 August 2001 | by (detroit) – See all my reviews

whoo, i like this one a lot! the music is GREAT, the charecters and story are amazing!! the animation quality is good and the CG effects blend well. i hope nickolodeon allows this one to go on for a long time...

This cartoon is about an alien who is trying to take over the earth, of course, first he must learn about the humans... anyways, go see it if its on, its cool.

if you like this show, i reccomend "the head" it was on mtv and you can buy/rent it in stores.


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