Remember the good ol' days? When MTV still showed music videos, and nobody had cell phones? Well, here are some pics and gifs that will take you to a time before Elon Musk and Grimes were the talk of the town. Before our hearts were ripped out by Infinity War - and way before 10-year-olds had credit cards and cell phones.
In the words of The Rolling Stones, you can't always get what you want. While this is true, there's very little to stop us from getting angry about it. These simple yet funny memes feature Plankton from Spongebob Squarepantsballing up his fists under the word "visible frustration". The words are pretty unnecessary when you consider the tiny character's extremely palpable anger. The format is being used to depict frustration that ranges from PG to XXX, making it supremely versatile and absolutely entertaining. Have at 'em.
C'mon 90's kids, get your fix of some of that sweet, sweet nostalgia. Back when things were simple. If you wanted to rent a movie you had to go to a store. The ketchup was blue, and the charizards were holographic.
Get ready for another hit of that sweet, sweet nostalgia because Nickelodeon is not done with you yet. Craig Bartlett, creator of Hey Arnold! has just confirmed the greenlighting of a two part Hey Arnold! movie. According to the image and description, it already has a title:
It's official! The two-part, two-hour Jungle Movie is greenlit for production! So glad to be back with my friends at Nickelodeon.
The movie will pick up from the end of the original series after Arnold found a map potentially leading to his long lost parents.
Nickelodeon is bringing Legends of the Hidden Temple back! But not in the way you might expect. Instead of a tiny American Gladiators game show, it will be a movie. According the Variety, it will still include all your favorite elements from the show:
In “Hidden Temple,” three siblings must conquer a series of obstacles to remain alive, mirroring the theme of the original game show. The TV movie, slated to appear in the fourth quarter of 2016, will nod to other elements from the original show, including Olmec, a talking head who knows the secrets behind the temple; the Steps of Knowledge, the entrance to the temple and launching pad for the mission; and cameos from a green monkey, red jaguar and silver snakes, among others.
Hopefully they will still have to assemble the Silver Monkey to make it out alive. Sure, it looks easy, but the suspense is real.
Arriving Monday, Oct. 5 on TeenNick and all around the internet, The Splat is being billed as a "multiscreen content destination… aggregating the most beloved Nick content from the 1990s and beyond." And while that summary is egregiously grating, what it essentially means is that shows like All That, Are You Afraid Of The Dark?, Clarissa Explains It All, and Legends Of The Hidden Temple are coming back to TV (again) in the near future.
The Splat will take over TeenNick nightly from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m., but will also live online at TheSplat.com and via an Emoji keyboard, so CatDog loving 30-somethings can Snapchat each other silly cartoons, or whatever. Viewers can also weigh in on what programming they want to see on the channel, something that TeenNick SVP Keith Dawkins told The A.V. Club is really going to help build the channel. As he put it in an interview, "the multiple screen experience allows us to listen to the audience in ways we never could years ago," noting that while shows like The Adventures Of Pete And Pete might not be on the initial list of shows on the network, that doesn't mean they won't show up down the road—provided there's demand. "It'll all be based on what the audience tells us they want," says Dawkins.
The preliminary website is still only in its rudimentary stage, but surely it will have a list of what shows will be playing and at what times.
Alright 1990s kids, calm down and breathe deep. Nothing official has happened yet.
Still, there are credible rumblings that Nickelodeon might be launching a channel exclusively dedicated to cartoons from your favorite decade. You know, like Rugrats, Ren and Stimpy and The Wild Thornberrys.
Try not to hyperventilate. Again, nothing official has happened.
But let us tell you what we know.
A couple of days again, Nickelodeon put up a YouTube video promoting something called 'The Splat' with a collection of cartoon characters from the 1990s all singing about the joys of Nickelodeon. You can watch that here:
And then, to make things even more official, a website was launched, but unfortunately it only says that The Splat is coming. Still no word on when or how or what this Splat thing is.
And those are some 1990s celebrities if we've ever seen them.
At this point, yes, The Splat is probably a thing that will show 1990s cartoons. But without official word of the what/where/when, we're just left with uncomfortable waiting and the slow realization that our childhood has passed us by, underlining the ultimate fact of mortality.