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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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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Osvajač Zim  »

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Most of the show's characters appear to be crazy in one way or another. In particular, Zim has delusions of grandeur, GIR is completely insane, Dib is obsessive and often talks to himself, and Gaz is rageaholic with multiple addictions. Throughout the series, the words "crazy" and "insane" are repeatedly used to describe all of the main characters. See more »

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Dib: My head's not big! Why does everyone say that?
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Referenced in Jimmy Neutron's Nicktoon Blast (2003) See more »

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Best show ever to be on Nick and now look.........
26 October 2002 | by (Dubuque Iowa) – See all my reviews

Nickelodeon what were you dudes on? Canceling this show? DUH! Nothing you have ever had can compete with this twisted, hilarius and witty masterpiece. Okay a small idiot alien (who I love) tries to take over the Earth with his even more idiolice robot sidekick (who I also love) and a paranormal phenomon (which I am very interested in) freak (who I think is okay) clashing in their quests for dominance. SO original so rich in quality, AND NOW LOOK! I have nothing agaisnt the Wild Throneberries or the Fairly Oddparents but Im too old for them and everyone hates your network now. The Chalk Zone, Rocket Power, Rugrats and that Butt-Ugy martians show along with the sumo wrestler show are not popular but Zimmy is so if I were you guys I'd put this show back on. It's the only nicktoon teens watch.


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