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The Fairly OddParents

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Daily 7:00 AM on Nickelodeon Premiered Mar 30, 2001 In Season

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The Fairly OddParents is a totally out-of-this-world cartoon about a 10-year old boy named Timmy whose life isn't exactly normal. The Fairly OddParents has been shown from three different channels throughout the world: Jetix, the Disney Channel, and on Nickelodeon. Being bossed around by his bossy babysitter, Timmy can't stand it anymore, so his Fairy Godparents are there to help. His Fairy Godparents go by the name of Cosmo, Wanda, and baby poof who grant Timmy's wishes. Of course, these fairies aren't exactly geniuses, especially Cosmo. Watch their wacky adventures you'll wish for more! Like fellow Nicktoon SpongeBob SquarePants, the show has become hugely popular and has a large, devoted fan base encompassing all age groups. Character Guide: Timmy Turner - Timmy, an average 10-year-old boy, was miserable because of his dimwit parents and Vicky, his evil babysitter. One day, he was playing with a magic 8-ball and a married fairy couple named Cosmo and Wanda appeared. When they became Timmy's fairy godparents, his misery ended. Cosmo Wanda - Cosmo and Wanda are the married couple of fairy godparents that are assigned to Timmy Turner. They are several thousand years old, and have had many, many fairy godchildren. They grant wishes to Timmy so that he isn't miserable anymore. Poof - Poof is the only natural child of Cosmo and Wanda and is Timmy's fairy godbrother. He was born in the episode "Fairly Odd Baby", and has since become a regular character on the show. He is way too young to grant wishes, but depending on his emotions, magical things happen. And sometimes, when Timmy grants a wish, he gets the wish wrong. Vicky - Vicky is an evil 16-year-old babysitter who constantly tortures Timmy and other kids. Her favorite things are money, torturing children, and watching TV. Denzel Q. Crocker - Mr. Crocker is Timmy's fairy-obsessed schoolteacher. He is also one of Timmy's arch-enemies. He strongly suspects that Timmy has fairy godparents, though when he tells people he believes in fairies, they think that he's crazy. Chester McBadbat - Chester is one of Timmy's best friends. He has braces on his teeth, which he once used to help Timmy win a contest. He lives in a run-down trailer with his dad, who wears a paper bag over his head because of the humiliation he faced as a lousy baseball player. A.J. - A.J., an African American, is Timmy's other best friend. He is the genius in Timmy's class, and also has a secret lab. Consequently, he sometimes gets jealous when someone else wins first place in a contest. A.J., like his dad, likes to invent things. Theme Song: Chorus: Timmy is an average kid that no one understands. Mom and Dad and Vicky always giving him commands. Vicky: Bed, twerp! Chorus: But doom and gloom up in his room is broken instantly, by his magic little fish who grant his every wish, 'cause in reality, they are his odd parents, fairly odd parents. Wanda: Wands and wings! Cosmo: Floaty crowny things! Chorus: Odd parents, fairly odd parents. Really mod, pea pod, buff bod, hot rod. Timmy: Obtuse, rubber goose, green moose, guava juice, giant snake, birthday cake, large fry, chocolate shake! Chorus: Odd parents, fairly odd parents. It flips your lid when you are a kid with fairly odd parents. Vicky: Yeah, right! Chorus: *Bop!* The series won 3 Emmy Awards for Outstanding Individual in Animation - character designer: Shelf Life, storyboard: Dadbracadbra and Outstanding Sound Mixing - Live Action and Animation.

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    Cosmo/Mr. Turner/Jorgen Von Strangle

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    Fan Reviews (661)

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    • I love FOP!!!!!

      10
      Fairly Oddparents is my all-time favorite cartoon! Yes, yes, it has gone downhill because of those abominable characters known as Sparky, Chloe and Foop. Poof is cool with me, he's so cute! (and I'm a boy, and don't call me gay for that!) But still, FOP is awesome (i mean the first 6 seasons).

      The first five seasons were awesome. TRULY AWESOME, PURE AWESOMENESS! The first five seasons gave us gem episodes such as the Jimmy Timmy Power Hour trilogy, Fairy Idol, School's Out!: The Musical, etc. I liked season 6 as well (don't hate me for it). From season 6 to now - the series lost its spark. Now, it is godawful but I still watch it simply because I love the series so much. In season 8, there are a special episode called "Timmy's Secret Wish," that episode is awesome! It's the only decent episode from the new FOP.

      Ratings:

      Seasons 1-5: 100%

      Season 6: 100%

      Seasons 7-10: 0,1% (because of the aforementioned episode. FOP lost its charm and spark and it is godawful and unwatchable

      But FOP is awesome. I don't write the plot because everyone knows that. Kill Sparky with fire, we don't need him!!!! And also, kill Chloe and Foop with fire as well! Remove these godawful new characters! Down with Sparky, Chloe and Foop! I hate them so much! Foop is actually cool but he gets too many airtime, that's why I hate him.

      Anyways, the first live-action movie, Grow Up Timmy Turner!, was great. But the sequels were just godawful. But anyways, I love FOP!!!!!!!!!! Yes I do, in general, great show.moreless
    • I have a wish to make, I wish this was cancelled long ago

      1.0
      This has got to be one of the most vapid shows today and well past its prime. It started off as charming, funny, and overall entertaining but now it depends on overused plots, jokes, and characters. In fact most of the original characters like Timmy's friends don't appear anymore and thus new ones were are added to continue using overused plots and jokes. Overall it is a rotten pain to watch and even seems to send the message that stuff like child neglect and abuse is amusing. Humorous is one of the last thing to describe it. It started off with Timmy making well mannered but short sighted wishes that had hilarious results to a total brat who now only really cares about himself. He deserves to lose his fairy godparents. Plus they added a baby who now takes up the bulk of the episodes hardly does anything and more recently added a stupid dog that is no different. Seriously why does Timmy need a fairy dog? He could've wished for a regular dog. Now Timmy has to share his fairy godparents with another kid which breaks the known rules of no sharing fairy godparents and other kids can't know about it unless they have fairy godparents too. I could go on but others have done it before and better than me. Nothing has changed other than the introduction of new pointless characters to focus on the same plots and themes.







      I really wish Butch Hartman and Nick would realize that this show is annoying and repetitive with deserved abandonment. Butch and Nick should focus on something else like how to revise and renew Danny Phantom for that show still has loads of potential. I never was a fan of this show, but if I was just reviewing the first few seasons I would rate it from a 4-6 but the newest seasons, episodes, and characters caused me to rate it way lower. This show doesn't even follow its own rules such as kids can't share their fairy godparents. I mean is there suddenly a severe shortage of fairy godparents? The plotholes have gotten so massive that you could drive a John Deere tractor (or other such large, lumbering, heavy equipment without trouble. Yes I know most shows have inconsistancies but this is at a whole new low level. The writers aren't just contridicting themselves of the show itself but they are now grasping at straws. I regret that I can't give it a negative rating because it deserves it. This is one of the most overrated shows out there. It's a chore to watch now. Seriously let it rest and move on.moreless
    • What the fuck yall doing

      1.0
      you guys are making this *** share his fish ahh hell naw yal best stop this shit before i turn super saiyan up in this shit so unless yall ***s want a ka-ma-ha-ma-ha-ma-haa you best make him have his fairys end of story
    • Should have stayed cancelled in 2006

      1.0
      Seasons 1-5 were amazing. Back then The Fairly Odd Parents was one of the best Nicktoons ever created in Nickelodeon history. It was a true comedy master that kept viewers of all ages watching. Wether you were a kid, teen, college student or adult, the show was really entertaining and fucking funny as fuck. It relied on smart subversive humor, innuendo for the adults to laugh about, hilarious dialouge, making fun of celebrities, originality and entertaining plots, not to mention the characters were likeable and unique and all of them had their own charm which made them stand out.

      After season 5, Butch Bartman and the crew began to run out of ideas so then it was supposed to end, but greedy Nickelodeon wanted more episodes (They did the same to SpongeBob when Stephen Hillenburg wanted to end SpongeBob after The SpongeBob Movie) . The show was then put on hiatus for a year and a half. After Timmy Turner and the gang came back from hiatus to move into season 6, Butch Hartman and his team couldn't go on with their original characters anymore so they added a new character, a baby Dil Pickles ripoff named Poof who is Cosmo & Wanda's first born son (Cosmo gave birth to him Butch must've been fucking high!). Ever since then, the show relies more on childish humor and fart jokes about Poof soiling himself on screen and saging "Poopy!". The show was dying at this point which was seasons 6-8. Wishology should have been the series finale imo.

      Then when the show entered it's 9th season, they ran out of stories for Poof aswell. So instead of properly ending it, they just kept on killing it. They added another character! A Dog/Fairy hybrid who does nothing but chews things and causes trouble for his Timmy and his fairies, Timmy's friends, Timmy's family members and the people that live in Dimsdale. & what is his excuse for that??? He says "I'm just doing dog things!" The show is now a corpse rotting on a grassy feild.

      Finally, oh my season 10, they completely jumped the shark on a whole new level. First off,they got rid of the iconic opening theme and gave the show a new intro with different lyrics. & did something that extremely breaks all the laws of physics in all areas of the Fairly Odd Parents universe.

      They once again added another main character, but this time a female human who is Timmy's age. Her name is Chloe and Timmy is forced to share his Fairy Godparents with her. What the actual fuck??? Everybody knows that Timmy's fairies are supposed to be confidential to only him, nobody else no matter what unless they are fairies too or else they will have to be taken away forever. They completely rand dry out of ideas. This show is long dead and adding this whole thing with Chloe and replacing the iconic intro with a shitty new one was just setting the dead corpse on fire until it became a huge pile of ash.

      The Fairly Odd Parents was once one of the best Nicktoons ever created but has now died a horrible painful death, & Nickelodeon needs to friggin cancel it. They should have ended this show instead of Tuff Puppy, that had more potential.

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    • Went off a cliff and now its a dusty video tape.

      5.0
      This show was very funny as I grew up, but they never knew when to stop. When they ran out of ideas, they started throwing new characters in to fill the sad gaps of missing humor. Now its a pretty eclipsed show, you barely see an ad or an video game, nor a kid wearing a t-shirt. The show lost its spotlight. It used to be one of Nick's best cartoons when I was a child.moreless
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    Animation, Comedy, Kids

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    extraordinary situations, Saturday Morning, sight gags galore, celebrity impersonations, Tweens