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The Fairly OddParents is an American animated television series created by Butch Hartman for Nickelodeon. The series chronicles the everyday misadventures and endeavors of Timmy Turner, a 10-year-old boy with two fairy godparents named Cosmo and Wanda. He is constantly at odds with his 16-year-old babysitter Vicky, with whom his parents are oblivious to her malevolent doings against their son. It was produced by Frederator Studios (2001–2017), Nickelodeon Animation Studio and Billionfold Inc. (2008–2017).

The Fairly OddParents
The Fairly OddParents logo.svg
GenreChildren's comedy[1]
Fantasy
Created byButch Hartman
Based onOh Yeah! Cartoons shorts
Voices of
Theme music composerRon Jones
Butch Hartman
Opening theme"The Fairly OddParents" by Butch Hartman and Ron Jones
Ending theme"The Fairly OddParents" (instrumental)
Composer(s)Guy Moon
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons10
No. of episodes161 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s)Butch Hartman[2]
Fred Seibert
Scott Fellows (2008–2009)
Producer(s)Bob Boyle (2002–2005)
Steve Marmel (2002–2006)
Randy Saba
Ray DeLaurentis (2013–2017)
Karen Malach (2017)
Editor(s)Mishelle Fordham
Ray DeLaurentis
Running time23 minutes
Production company(s)Frederator Studios
Nickelodeon Animation Studio
Billionfold Inc. (Seasons 6–10)
DistributorViacom Media Networks
Nelvana (Seasons 1–5; internationally)
Release
Original networkNickelodeon (2001–16)
Nicktoons (2017)
Picture format480i (4:3 SDTV) (2001–12)
1080i (16:9 HDTV) (2013–17)
Audio formatDolby Digital
Original releaseMarch 30, 2001 (2001-03-30) –
July 26, 2017 (2017-07-26)
Chronology
Preceded byThe Fairly OddParents shorts from Oh Yeah! Cartoons
External links
Website
Production website

The series originated from shorts on Nick's animation showcase, Oh Yeah! Cartoons, that aired from 1998 to 2001. It was later picked up as a series on March 30, 2001, due to its popularity. Originally, it ended on November 25, 2006, totaling five seasons, but resumed production in 2008. Production of the show ceased again after Hartman left Nickelodeon in February 2018. No new episodes have aired since July 26, 2017.[3][4]

Contents

PremiseEdit

Set in the fictional town of Dimmsdale, California, The Fairly OddParents tells the story of a 10-year-old boy named Timmy Turner who is neglected by his parents and tortured by his babysitter, Vicky. One day, he is granted two fairy godparents, Cosmo and Wanda, who grant his every wish to improve his miserable life. However, these wishes usually backfire or cause a series of problems that Timmy must fix. Earlier episodes of the series tend to revolve around Timmy trying to navigate his everyday life at home, at school or elsewhere in town with his best friends, Chester and A.J. or occasionally his parents, while also trying to fix a wish gone awry and ultimately, learning a lesson in the end. Later in the series, Timmy wishes that Cosmo and Wanda would have a baby, whom they named Poof. Much later in the series, Timmy gets a pet fairy dog named Sparky. Even later in the series, Timmy is informed that due to a shortage of available fairies, he must now share Cosmo and Wanda with his new neighbor, Chloe Carmichael, who is essentially his polar opposite. Chloe loves sharing, animals, and everything that is ecologically friendly.

At the beginning of the series, Vicky was the main antagonist, but as the series progressed, many more villains were introduced, including: The school bully, Francis; Remy Buxaplenty, a young billionaire child with a fairy godparent who is set on getting rid of Timmy's fairy godparents due to his immense jealousy towards him for having two fairy godparents compared to his one; Dark Laser, a parody of Darth Vader, who wants to destroy Timmy and the Earth; The Pixies, who are known to wield as much power as fairies, but they treat their magical powers like a business. The Pixie's primary goal is to take control of Fairy World and the Earth; The Anti-fairies, who are similar to the actual fairies, but with polar opposite personalities and character traits. Anti-fairies are also known for causing bad luck; Norm the Genie, who hatches plans to gain freedom from his lamp and get revenge on Timmy. And Timmy's teacher, Mr. Crocker, who is obsessed with proving the existence of fairies and capturing a fairy godparent to use for his own personal gains. Crocker is especially dangerous to Timmy because, according to Da Rules, a large rulebook that defines what children can and cannot wish for and how fairy godparents must behave, no one else can know about fairy godparents except for the children who have them and they will be taken away forever and the child's memory of them will be erased should anyone else find out about them.

SettingEdit

The Fairly OddParents is set in the fictional city of Dimmsdale, California. Dimmsdale has a sign on some mountains near the city that is a parody of the Hollywood Sign. In the episode, "Vicky Loses Her Icky", the Mayor of Dimmsdale unveils the "Welcome to Dimmsdale - Nicest Town on Earth!" sign. However, at the end of the episode, the President of the United States changes the word “Nicest” to “Meanest”. Dimmsdale appears to be average-sized, with a downtown containing large buildings, skyscrapers and a city hall, but also containing uptown areas with suburban residences (including the neighborhood where Timmy, his parents and his friends live) and businesses, such as Timmy's school; a hospital; a jail; a sports complex called, “The Dimmadome”, which is named after its founder and owner; a local TV channel and various restaurants and stores, as well as a park in the center of the city. Dimmsdale also appears to have rural farmland located outside of the city. The adults who live in Dimmsdale are notably moronic and often settle situations with things like angry mobs, but they do still manage to form a working and functioning society. In the episode, "Which Witch is Which?", it was revealed that Dimmsdale was founded in the 1630s and named after a man called Dale Dimm.

When the show needs to, it switches its location to Fairy World, the home of the fairies, which is a floating world located on top of some clouds and colored with an abundance of pink and purple. Fairy World is depicted as a large metropolis with houses, streets, different kinds of buildings and skyscrapers. Most buildings in Fairy World have crowns or stars above their roofs. The fairies have a civilization like that of humans, but with their primary source of power being magic, which also keeps their world afloat. A large rainbow acts as the bridge between Fairy World and the Earth, although the bridge seems to exist only for decoration since fairies teleport via magic to and from Earth. Fairy World is not actually a part of Earth but is depicted as a separate world in outer space located near Earth's orbit that can only be accessed by magic. Among the most notable landmarks in Fairy World is the glowing entrance sign on the other side of the rainbow bridge and the giant wand located in the center of Fairy World that powers the fairies' magic. Jorgen Von Strangle, who acts as the leader of the fairies and Fairy World is an enormous and tough fairy with an Austrian accent, similar to that of Arnold Schwarzenegger. Jorgen personally dislikes Timmy at the beginning of the series but warms up to him over time.

Another location seen in the show is the city of Chincinatti, the home town of Timmy's favorite comic book superhero, the Crimson Chin. Other locations include the dark and twisted Anti-Fairy World, the dark counterpart of Fairy World where the Anti-fairies reside; the dull and gray metropolis of Pixies Inc., home of the Pixies; and Yugopotamia, another planet where Timmy's alien friend, Mark Chang, lived until the episode “New Squid in Town!” when Timmy invites Mark to live in the Dimmsdale junkyard in order to escape his evil fiancée, Princess Mandie.

Voice castEdit

Production historyEdit

Origins (1998–2001)Edit

 
Butch Hartman, the series' creator
 
A postcard for The Fairly OddParents segment on Nickelodeon's Oh Yeah! Cartoons

Prior to the creation of The Fairly OddParents, Butch Hartman was working at Cartoon Network on Johnny Bravo. In 1997, Fred Seibert contacted Hartman about pitching ideas for his Oh Yeah! Cartoons series which he was developing for Nickelodeon, Hartman initially declined the offer. Several months later, Johnny Bravo finished and Hartman decided to create his own series instead of going back to working for other studios.[6]

"I wanted initially to do a boy version of Cinderella. [...] I wanted to do a show with magic so I wouldn't have to worry about coming up with ideas, and sometimes that's the problem, The show just sort of writes itself, and there's often too much to choose from and too many opportunities." — Butch Hartman[7]

Hartman started developing his own series by drawing a picture of a little boy who would become Timmy Turner. Hartman was originally going to name him Mike, after his brother Mike Hartman, but they had a fight that day, so Hartman named him after his other brother Timmy Hartman instead.[6] Hartman wanted Timmy to be able to go anywhere because he never wanted to be stuck for a story transition.[8] Hartman was originally going to give Timmy science powers, but decided against it due to Dexter's Laboratory having recently come out. Instead, he decided to give Timmy a magic friend. He drew Wanda first and then decided that she needs someone to talk to other than Timmy, and that was when he drew Cosmo.[6] After coming up with the entire premise for The Fairy OddParents in about fifteen minutes, Hartman first pitched the idea to Hanna-Barbera and then to Cartoon Network, both of whom turned it down. Hartman then went back to Seibert at Nickelodeon and successfully pitched it to them for Oh Yeah! Cartoons, to which Nick brought the series.[6]

While in early development, the series was titled The Fairy GodParents and then it was briefly changed to Oh My GodParents.[9] Bill Burnett came up with the title The Fairly OddParents, which they ended up sticking with.[10] Hartman originally created The Fairly OddParents as a seven-minute short film, which was one of the thirty-nine short cartoons created for Oh Yeah! Cartoons. Hartman made ten more seven-minute short films of The Fairly OddParents in total for Oh Yeah! Cartoons, which aired on Nickeodeon from September 4, 1998 to March 23, 2001.[10] Due to the success of the shorts, Nickelodeon decided to pick up The Fairly OddParents for a full-length series alongside fellow Oh Yeah! Cartoons: ChalkZone and My Life as a Teenage Robot. Nickelodeon ordered seven twenty-three-minute episodes for the series' first season, which premiered on March 30, 2001[10] in the half-hour before fellow Nicktoon Invader Zim made its debut.[7]

Unlike the later series, the animation in the original shorts is not as smooth and the designs are notably different (including Timmy's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Turner, who are only seen from the neck down with their faces hidden in the pilot episodes and appear to be more intelligent than they appeared to be in the proceeding series, yet still easily duped by Vicky's abhorrent actions). Other notable differences include the voices like Timmy Turner, who was voiced by Mary Kay Bergman rather than Tara Strong. Cosmo is significantly more intelligent than he appears to be in the proceeding series while Wanda is shown to be less both intelligent and of a nag. Vicky is also much less evil than in the current series; she also calls Timmy by his name as opposed to the more often used "twerp".

Initially, Hartman wanted Timmy to wear a blue hat, but he changed it to pink after his blue marker ran out of ink.[11] Additionally, Wanda was originally going to have blue hair, but it was also changed to pink so that it wouldn't clash with Timmy's bedroom walls.[9] Wanda was originally going to be named "Venus", but her name was changed to Wanda after her magic wand[9][12] while Cosmo was named after Cosmo Ancelotti, an animator from Hanna-Barbera and Hartman's former coworker.[6][9]

Original run (2001–2006)Edit

Upon its premiere, The Fairly OddParents was immediately popular and quickly became the second-highest-rated children's program among kids ages 2–11 on both network and cable television, behind Nick's own SpongeBob SquarePants.[13][14] The series managed to briefly steal SpongeBob's spot as the number one highest rated children's television program in mid-2003.[13][14] The Fairly OddParents also attracted a wide audience, appealing to kids as well as to teenagers and adults.[14]

On January 24, 2006, Hartman announced on his forum that Nickelodeon had ceased production of the show. "The Jimmy Timmy Power Hour 3: The Jerkinators" is the fifth-season finale in production order and was intended to be the series finale, airing on July 21, 2006. However, Nickelodeon broadcast the episode "Timmy the Barbarian/No Substitute for Crazy" after "The Jerkinators" as the fifth-season finale in airing order, on November 25 of that year.

Revival (2007–2011)Edit

On February 2, 2007, Hartman announced on his forum that Nick granted The Fairly OddParents twenty more episode slots, making sure the show resumed production. Later on July 7, 2007, a special titled 77 Secrets of the Fairly OddParents Revealed hinted that a new character would join the series.[15]

"The addition of baby Poof is something I always wanted to do. I wanted Cosmo and Wanda to have their own kid as opposed to just Timmy. So we came up with the episode Fairly OddBaby and it was one of the highest rated episodes we ever did and we were really thrilled about that." — Butch Hartman[12]

After a one-year hiatus, Nickelodeon announced that they would begin the sixth season, which would consist of twelve episodes alongside the broadcast of a television film called Fairly OddBaby, which introduced a new character, a baby fairy named Poof, to the main cast of characters.[16] A huge hit, Fairly OddBaby aired on February 18, 2008, and garnered 8.89 million viewers for its premiere; the rebroadcast of the film the following day garnered 4.82 million viewers, making it the number one and ninth most viewed cable broadcast respectively for the week of February 18-24, 2008.[17]

Live-action films and end of the series (2011–2017)Edit

“I wanted to take the series in an unexpected direction by introducing live-action characters while keeping the integrity of the series' trademark magic through CG animation.” — Butch Hartman[18]

To honor the tenth anniversary of The Fairly OddParents, a live-action television film titled, A Fairly Odd Movie: Grow Up, Timmy Turner!, premiered on July 9, 2011.[18] The film, which is set 13 years after the animated series, stars Drake Bell as a 23-year-old Timmy Turner trying his hardest to prevent growing up and losing his fairy godparents, and Daniella Monet as Tootie, who has since grown into a mature and beautiful activist whom Timmy falls in love with.[19] The premiere of the movie attracted 5.8 million viewers and it was the top-rated television broadcast on cable networks for the week of July 10-16, 2011, and ranked as "2011's Top Original TV Movie on Basic Cable with Kids and Total Viewers".[20]

The success of A Fairly Odd Movie: Grow Up, Timmy Turner! spawned two sequels: A Fairly Odd Christmas and A Fairly Odd Summer, which premiered on November 29, 2012,[21] and August 2, 2014[22] respectively. Drake Bell and Daniella Monet reprised their respective roles in both of the sequels.[22][23]

The ninth season of The Fairly OddParents began with a television special titled "Fairly OddPet", which premiered on March 23, 2013 and attracted 3.8 million viewers.[24] The ninth season's official run began on May 4, 2013.[25] Season nine introduced a new character, Timmy's pet fairy dog Sparky, to the show's main cast.[25] Season nine contained twenty-six episodes, making it the longest season in the series. It is also the first season to be formatted in both high definition and widescreen.

"When you make a show like [The] Fairly OddParents for many, many years, you really have to begin to add things to the show to keep the show fresh. I've had a lot of people send me angry emails asking me why did you add Chloe to the show? Or why did you add Sparky? Or why did you add Poof? And as much as I would love to not upset these people, we have to keep the show fresh. Mainly because sometimes the network, Nickelodeon, wants us to add things and so we add things, but we try to add things in a way that makes the show better, not worse." — Butch Hartman[12]

The tenth season of The Fairly OddParents began with a special called The Big Fairy Share Scare!, which introduced another new main character named Chloe Carmichael, Timmy's new neighbor who he is forced to share Cosmo and Wanda with due to a fairy shortage.[26] The tenth season aired from January 15, 2016, to July 26, 2017, on both Nickelodeon and Nicktoons. The visuals and lyrics for the theme song were changed for season ten in order to include Chloe; however, it still contained the same rhythm and melody as the original theme song.[12] Also in season 10, the show's animation made the transition from traditional animation to Flash animation. The animation for season ten was done by Elliot Animation Studios in Canada, whereas all of the prior seasons were animated by Yeson Animation Studios in South Korea.[12] Sparky was completely absent from season ten (most likely due to generally unfavorable reception from viewers) with no in-universe explanation for his disappearance. Poof was absent throughout most of season 10 as well, but returned in the episode "Certifiable Super Sitter".

EpisodesEdit

SeasonEpisodesOriginally aired
First airedLast airedNetwork
Shorts10September 30, 1998 (1998-09-30)March 23, 2001 (2001-03-23)Nickelodeon
17March 30, 2001 (2001-03-30)December 12, 2001 (2001-12-12)
215March 1, 2002 (2002-03-01)January 10, 2003 (2003-01-10)
317January 20, 2003 (2003-01-20)November 21, 2003 (2003-11-21)
414February 16, 2004 (2004-02-16)January 17, 2005 (2005-01-17)
521February 14, 2005 (2005-02-14)November 25, 2006 (2006-11-25)
612February 18, 2008 (2008-02-18)December 12, 2008 (2008-12-12)
718May 1, 2009 (2009-05-01)July 11, 2011 (2011-07-11)
811February 12, 2011 (2011-02-12)August 5, 2012 (2012-08-05)
926March 23, 2013 (2013-03-23)March 28, 2015 (2015-03-28)
10209January 15, 2016 (2016-01-15)September 16, 2016 (2016-09-16)
11January 18, 2017 (2017-01-18)July 26, 2017 (2017-07-26)Nicktoons

Failed spin-off series and filmEdit

In 2004, Hartman revealed his intentions to make a Crash Nebula spin-off series. The pilot episode "Crash Nebula" was aired as part of the show's fourth season. Despite this, Nickelodeon decided not to pick up the episode as a series.[27] However in 2006, Hartman stated that he was still confident and would try to get the spin-off greenlighted in the future. He also wrote a script entitled Crash Nebula: The Movie for Paramount Pictures, but the film was cancelled due to its similarities with Disney's Sky High.[28]

In 2005 or 2006, Hartman had also considered making a theatrical film adaptation of the series after its initial cancellation in 2006, which was to be produced by Nickelodeon Movies and distributed by Paramount Pictures. The film was to be animated much like the series as well as previous Nickelodeon fare such as the Rugrats film series, The Wild Thornberrys Movie, Hey Arnold! The Movie and The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie, but the film was scrapped due to a management change at Paramount, despite the script having already been written. Despite this, Hartman expressed interest in releasing the film direct-to-video someday and that the script could also serve for another television film of the show. However, since no new episodes have been aired since July 26, 2017, and production of the show was halted after Hartman left Nickelodeon in early 2018,[3][4] this seemingly ended any chances of the film happening.[29]

Home mediaEdit

ReceptionEdit

Critical receptionEdit

Betsy Wallace from Common Sense Media gave the series 3 of 5 stars saying, “Nickelodeon airs some of the most creative and expertly animated cartoons on television, and it has another winner with The Fairly OddParents.”[30]

Dennis Cass from Slate Magazine favorably compared the series' writing to Animaniacs and praised the series' broad appeal.[14]

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Nominee(s) Result Ref
2001 29th Annie Awards Outstanding Achievement for an Animated Production Produced for the Internet "The Crimson Chin" webisodes Nominated [31]
Outstanding Achievement in an Animated Special Project Main title sequence Nominated
Outstanding Achievement in a Primetime or Late Night Animated Television Production The Fairly OddParents Nominated
Outstanding Individual Achievement for Directing in an Animated Television Production Butch Hartman
for episode "Chin Up"
Nominated
Outstanding Individual Achievement for Music Score an Animated Television Production Guy Moon Nominated
Outstanding Individual Achievement for Voice Acting by a Female Performer in an Animated Television Production Tara Strong
as Timmy Turner
Nominated
2002 2002 BMI Film & TV Awards BMI Cable Award Butch Hartman, Ron Jones, and Guy Moon Won [32]
54th Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Music and Lyrics Butch Hartman, Steve Marmel, and Guy Moon
for song "I Wish Every Day Could Be Christmas" from "Christmas Every Day"
Nominated [33]
2003 30th Annie Awards Outstanding Music in an Animated Television Production Guy Moon, Butch Hartman, and Steve Marmel Nominated [34]
2003 BMI Film & TV Awards BMI Cable Award Butch Hartman, Ron Jones, and Guy Moon Won
Golden Reel Award Best Sound Editing in Television Animation Michael Warner, Mary Erstad, Matt Corey, and Michael Petak
for "Action Packed" and "Smarty Pants"
Nominated
55th Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Music and Lyrics Guy Moon, Butch Hartman, and Steve Marmel
for song "It's Great to Be a Guy" from "Love Struck"
Nominated [33]
Guy Moon, Butch Hartman, and Steve Marmel
for song "What Girls Love" from "Love Struck"
Nominated
2004 31st Annie Awards Outstanding Storyboarding in an Animated Television Production Dave Thomas
for "Pipe Down"
Won [35]
Outstanding Achievement in an Animated Television Production The Fairly OddParents Won
2004 BMI Film & TV Awards BMI Cable Award Butch Hartman, Ron Jones, and Guy Moon Won [36]
Golden Reel Award Best Sound Editing in Television Animation Robert Poole II, Mary Erstad, and Matt Corey
for "The Crimson Chin Meets Mighty Mom and Dyno Dad"
Nominated
2004 Kids' Choice Awards Favorite Cartoon The Fairly OddParents Nominated
56th Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Music and Lyrics Guy Moon, Butch Hartman, and Steve Marmel
for song "Wish Come True!" from "Abracatastrophe"
Nominated [33]
20th TCA Awards Outstanding Children's Programming The Fairly OddParents Nominated [37]
2005 32nd Annie Awards Character Design in an Animated Television Production Benjamin Balistreri
for "Crash Nebula"
Nominated [38]
Outstanding Writing in a Television Production Butch Hartman and Steve Marmel
for "Channel Chasers"
Nominated
2005 Kids' Choice Awards Favorite Cartoon The Fairly OddParents Nominated [39]
57th Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation Gordon Hammond
for "Shelf Life"
Won [33]
2006 33rd Annie Awards Best Character Design in an Animated Television Production Ernie Gilbert
for "The Good Old Days"
Won [40]
Best Directing in an Animated Television Production Gary Conrad
for "The Good Old Days"
Nominated
2006 Kids' Choice Awards Favorite Cartoon The Fairly OddParents Nominated [41]
Golden Reel Award Best Sound Editing in Television Animation Robert Poole II, Mary Erstad, Robbi Smith, Guy Moon, and Craig Ng
for "The Good Old Days/Future Lost"
Nominated
2007 34th Annie Awards Best Animated Television Production The Fairly OddParents Nominated [42]
2007 Kids' Choice Awards Favorite Cartoon The Fairly OddParents Nominated [43]
2009 36th Annie Awards Best Storyboarding in an Animated Television Production or Short Form Butch Hartman
for "Mission: Responsible"
Nominated [44]
2009 Kids' Choice Awards Favorite Cartoon The Fairly OddParents Nominated [45]
2010 37th Annie Awards Music in a Television Production Guy Moon
for "Wishology: The Big Beginning"
Won [46]
Storyboarding in a Television Production Brandon Kruse
for "Fly Boy"
Nominated
37th Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Sound Mixing – Live Action and Animation Michael Beiriger and Ray Leonard Won [47]
Outstanding Individual in Animation Dave Thomas
for "Dadbracadbra"
Won
Outstanding Writing in Animation William Schifrin, Kevin Sullivan, Ed Valentine, Butch Hartman, Joanna Lewis, Charlotte Fullerton, Amy Keating Rogers, Gary Conrad, Thomas Krajewski, Scott Fellows, and Ray De Laurentis Nominated
Golden Reel Award Best Sound Editing in Television Animation Heather Olsen, Roy Braverman, Robbi Smith, J. Lampinen, and Mishelle Fordham
for "Wishology: The Big Beginning"
Nominated
2011 38th Annie Awards Best Storyboarding in an Animated Television Production Dave Thomas Nominated [48]
2012 39th Annie Awards Voice Acting in a Television Production Carlos Alazraqui
as Denzel Crocker
Nominated [49]
Daran Norris
as Cosmo
Nominated
Tara Strong
as Timmy Turner
Nominated
Writing in a Television Production Ray De Laurentis, William Schifrin, and Kevin Sullivan
for "Invasion of the Dads"
Nominated [49]
2013 40th Annie Awards Best Animated Television Production for Children "Farm Pit" Nominated [50]
2013 Kids' Choice Awards Favorite Cartoon The Fairly OddParents Nominated [51]
Neox Fan Awards Best Neox Kidz series Nominated [52]
2014 Golden Reel Award Best Sound Editing in Television Animation Heather Olsen, Roy Braverman, Robbi Smith and J. Lampinen
for "Dumbbell Curve"
Won [53]
41st Annie Awards Outstanding Achievement, Voice Acting in an Animated TV/Broadcast Production Eric Bauza Nominated [54]
2014 Kids' Choice Awards Favorite Animated Animal Sidekick Sparky Nominated [55]
2015 2015 Kids' Choice Awards Favorite Cartoon The Fairly OddParents Nominated [56]
2017 Annie Awards Best Animated TV/Broadcast Production for Children's Audience Unknown (for "The Big Fairy Share Scare") Nominated

MerchandiseEdit

Video gamesEdit

Four video games have been released based on the series. The first one, The Fairly OddParents: Enter the Cleft! was released exclusively for the Game Boy Advance on November 6, 2002.[57][58] The second one, The Fairly OddParents: Breakin' da Rules was released for the Game Boy Advance, GameCube, PlayStation 2, Xbox, and Windows exclusively in North America on November 3, 2003. The third one, The Fairly OddParents: Shadow Showdown was released for Microsoft Windows, GameCube, PlayStation 2, and Game Boy Advance on September 8, 2004. The fourth game, Fairly Odd Parents: Clash with the Anti-World was released exclusively for the Game Boy Advance on October 17, 2005.[59][60]

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