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1st Logo

(April 1 1979-July 6 1990)

Logo: We see the words

A

NICKELODEON

PRODUCTION

(YEAR)

A Walt Disney

Company

FX/SFX: The finish of the scrolling credits.

Music/Sounds: The end theme of the show.

Availibility: Extinct seen on Pinwheel episodes from 1979 onwards.

Scare Factor: None.


2nd Logo

(1990-1992, 2001-2005)

Nickname: Nick Splat

Logo: On a black background we see an orange splat with NICKELODEON across it. There is no copyright stamp below the Nickelodeon logo.

Trivia: The orange splat was also used at the beginning of the Wild and Crazy Kids! intro.

FX/SFX: None.

Music/Sounds: The end-title theme.

Availibility: Extremely rare. So far it was seen on Wild and Crazy Kids! and it can be seen on Nick Video and it can be found on Maggie and the Ferocious Beast Season 1 Episodes on Nick Jr.

Scare Factor: None.


3rd Logo

(June 1 1991-June 29 1992)

Logo: Over a black background we see the text IN ASSOCIATION WITH NICKELODEON,

FX/SFX: None.

Cheesy Factor: This Nickelodeon logo is actually very bland due to the fact that there's absolutely no use of the orange splat logo or any other Nickelodeon logo at all.

Music/Sounds: The closing theme of the show.

Availibility: Can be found on reruns of Salute Your Shorts as part of The '90s Are All That on TeenNick.

Scare Factor: None but this logo is probably by far the most boring Nickelodeon logo ever even when compared to the current logo.


4th Logo

(August 15 1992-April 16 1994)

Nickname: Nick Banner

Logo: The 2D Nickelodeon logo in a banner shape fades-in. The copyright info fades in below.

FX/SFX: The fade-in.

Music/Sounds: The closing theme of the show.

Availibility: Rare appeared on early episodes of Are You Afraid of the Dark and Nick News.

Scare Factor: None.


5th Logo

(March 11, 1997-April 7, 1998)

Nickname: Nick Jack

Logo: On a black background, a 3D jack-shaped Nickelodeon logo is seen. Copyright info is shown below.

Varient: There is a version in which we see the jack is spinning.

FX/SFX: None.

Music/Sounds: The closing theme of the show.

Availibility: Rare. Also showed up on the Allegra's Window: Play Along with Allegra and Friends and Gullah Gullah Island: Feelings VHS tapes.

Scare Factor: None.

6th Logo

(March 11, 1997-July 8, 1997)

Nickname: The Orange Balloon The Nick Balloon

Logo: On a black background, a 3D balloon-shaped Nickelodeon logo is seen. Copyright info is shown below.

Varient: There is a version in which we see the balloon is expanding.

FX/SFX: None.

Music/Sounds: The closing theme of the show.

Availibility: Rare. Also showed up on the Hey Arnold!: Urban Adventures and Hey Arnold!: The Helga Stories VHS tapes. Also seen on the VHS releases of Rocko's Modern Life: With Friends Like These... and Rugrats: Grandpa's Favorite Stories.

Scare Factor: None.

7th Logo

(August 31, 1993)

Nicknames: Nick Splat II The Other Splat Weird Splat

Logo: On a black background, a 2D splat Nickelodeon logo is seen. Copyright info is shown below.

FX/SFX: None.

Music/Sounds: The ending theme of the show.

Availibility: Rare. Only seen on the VHS releases of Rugrats: Tales from the Crib and Rugrats: A Baby's Gotta Do What a Baby's Gotta Do, the 1993 releases from Sony Wonder. The 1996 releases from Paramount plasters this logo with the cloud.

Scare Factor: None.

8th Logo

(1993)

Nickname: Nickelodeon Elephant

Logo: On a black background we see an orange elephant with the word NICKELODEON on it. The orange elephant raises its trunk.

FX/SFX: The orange elepahant raising its trunk.

Music/Sounds: The orange elephant blowing its trunk.

Availibility: Very rare. Was only seen on The Nickelodeon Wild Side Show which was last reran on Noggin (now Nick Jr.) on March 31 2002.

Scare Factor: None.

9th Logo

(September 18 1993-December 30 1996, 2012-present)

Nicknames: The Nickelodeon Stuff

Logo: During the opening of the show many Nickelodeon logos of different shapes and sizes cover the screen (like the balloon crayon leaf hat crown gear top key etc.). Then the Nickelodeon logo plays in reverse and the opening continues.

FX/SFX: CGI animation.

Music/Sounds:The opening theme of the show.

Availibility: Ultra rare. It appeared on early episodes of Rocko's Modern Life, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and KaBlam!. Never airings of these shows often cut this Nichelodeon logo out. This is kept inact on one episode of Rocko's Modern Life: Season 1 in the title sequence.

Scare Factor: None to low, depending what you think of it.

10th Logo

(April 10-December 16 1994)

Nickname: Nick Pencil The Orange Pencil

Logo: On a black background we see an orange 2-D pencil with an eraser with NICKELODEON in its corporate font. The copyright info is shown below.

FX/SFX: None.

Music/Sounds: The ending theme

Availibility: Extremeley rare Appeared on 1994 episodes of Doug. However most episodes from that time. have the logo plastered over by the 3D Nick Lightbulb on television and the Haypile on VHS.

Scare Factor: None

11th Logo

(July 8, 1997)

Nickname: Nickelodeon Eye

Logo: On a black background, a 3D eye-shaped Nick logo is seen. Copyright info is shown below.

Varient: There is a version in which we see the eye is falling and winking.

FX/SFX: None.

Music/Sounds: The ending theme of the show.

Availibility: Rare. It's seen on the VHS release of Aaahh!!! Real Monsters: Monsters' Night Out.

Scare Factor: Low to medium. The eye's design is a bit unnerving.

12th Logo

(October 1 1994-September 28 1996, 2003-present)

Nickname: The Nick Hat

Logo: A 3D Nickelodeon hat spins it. The copyright info is shown before.

Varient: There is an animated version in which we see some 3D hats fall (to the top) of the sky. Among those items is the Nickelodeon hat and it stops when the hole hat is in view.

FX/SFX: CGI animation.

Music/Sounds: The closing theme of the show.

Availibility: Appeared on most early 1990s-era Nick live-action shows such as later episodes of Are Your Afraid of the Dark old episodes of Nick News and the first two seasons of The Secret World of Alex Mack. Was last seen on The Secret World of Alex Mack in 2003 in October 2011 on The '90s Are All That on TeenNick. The black background version was also used as a Nickelodeon ident. animated version version is extinct because it was only used as a station ID.

Scare Factor: None.

13th Logo

(September 4 1994-Janurury 17 1997, 2001-present)

Nickname: Nick Atom

Logo: Over a black background we see an orange atom surrounded by three purple yellow and blue particles flying from the top right to the right to the bottom left. It flies to the center and turns to reveal Nickelodeon. The copyright info is shown below. On All That and Kenan and Kel the logo cuts to the Nickelodeon Studios logo.

FX/SFX: CGI animation.

Music/Sounds: The closing theme of the show or silent as in the case of All That. On at least one episode of All That the kids laughing from the Nickelodeon Network logo used possibly due to an erroring error.

Availibility: Appeared on The Adventures of Pete & Pete season 2-3 episodes of All That and season 1 of Kenan and Kel. This Nickelodeon logo also appeared on the rarely seen on Nickelodeon Sports Theatere with Shaquille O'Neal which last aired on Nick in 2004.

Scare Factor: None.

14th Logo

(July 8, 1997)

Nickname: Nick Fish

Logo: On a black background, a 3D fish-shaped Nickelodeon logo is seen. Copyright info is shown below.

Varient: There is a version in which we see the fish is swimming.

FX/SFX: None.

Music/Sounds: The closing theme of the show.

Availibility: Rare. It's seen on the VHS release of Rugrats: A Rugrats Vacation.

Scare Factor: None.

15th Logo

(1998-present)

Nickname: The Gear The Nick Gear

Logo: On a black background, a 3D gear-shaped Nickelodeon logo is seen. Copyright info is shown below.

FX/SFX: None.

Varient: There is a version in which we see the gear moving

Music/Sounds: None

Availibility: Rare. It was found on Rugrats: All Growed Up VHS and the animated variant without the copyright stamp can be found on The Fairly OddParents: Scary Godparents VHS.

Scare Factor: None.

16th Logo

(July 8, 1997)

Nicknames: Nickelodeon Worm

Logo: On a black background, a 3D worm-shaped Nickelodeon logo is seen. Copyright info is shown below.

Varient: There is a version in which we see the worm is inching.

FX/SFX: None.

Music/Sounds: The closing theme of the show.

Availibility: Rare. It's seen on the VHS release of Aaahh!!! Real Monsters: Meet the Monsters.

Scare Factor: None.

17th Logo

(1993-2007, 2002-present)

Nicknames: Nickelodeon Flying Saucer

Logo: On a black background we see an orange 3-D flying saucer-shaped Nickelodeon logo with four red, light turquoise, blue and pink particles around it the copyright byline is showing

FX/SFX: None or the Saucer Flying

Variant: There is an animated variant in which we see the Saucer Flying. 

Music/Sounds: none.

Availibility: Very rare. It's seen on Rugrats: Space Kiddets, and the Animated Variant without the copyright byline is seen on Nicktoons Christmas DVD. and Also The VHS Release of Amanda Show Vol. 2: The Girls Room. Also used as a network ID.

Scare Factor: None, unless you are surprised of Flying Saucers.

18th Logo

(Janurury 2 1995-September 20 1998, 2000-present)

Nicknames: The Blowfly The Nick Fly

Logo:On a sky background with moving clouds an orange blowfly comes from the top of the screen and flies in circles twice before stopping right in front of us. We see NICKELODEON in it's familiar font of the orange fly.

Varient: On the KaBlam! episode Timeless! the background is black and there's a copyright notice below. The blowfly buzzing noise is absent. This is the only episode of the show that used this logo as it usually used the 15th logo.

FX/SFX: CGI animation.

Music/Sounds: The end theme of the show among with a blowfly buzzing.

Availibility: Rare. It was seen on 1995 (season 3) episodes of The Legends of the Hidden Temple and the KaBlam! episode Timeless! in 1998.

Scare Factor: None.

19th Logo

(January 13, 1998-September 21, 1999)

Nickname: The Orange Saturn

Logo: On a black background, a saturn-shaped 3D Nickelodeon logo is seen orbited by two moons. Copyright info is shown below.

Varient: There is a version in which we see the saturn is spinning while orbited by two moons.

FX/SFX: None.

Music/Sounds: The ending theme of the show.

Availibility: Rare. It's seen on the VHS releases of Rugrats: Diapered Duo and Blue's Clues: Blue's Discoveries.

Scare Factor: None.

20th Logo

(October 1, 1996-January 11, 2000) (July 15, 2003)

Nicknames: The Nickelodeon Cloud The Wiggling Cloud

Logo: On a black background, a cloud-shaped 3D Nickelodeon logo is seen. Copyright info is shown below.

Varient: There is a version in which we see the cloud is spinning around while zooming up to the front of the screen.

FX/SFX: None.

Music/Sounds: The closing theme of the show.

Availibility: It's seen on three Rugrats VHS tapes: The Santa Experience, Tales from the Crib and Angelica the Divine. It is also shown with a copyright stamp on the trailer for Rugrats videos which can be found on five Blue's Clues VHS tapes. The variant can be only found on the VHS release of The Fairly OddParents: Abra-Catastrophe: The Movie.

Scare Factor: None.

21st Logo

(May 11 1996-present)

Nickname: Nick Lightbulb

Logo: A hand reaches up and pulls on a string which reveals the Nickelodeon logo shaped like an orange lightbulb with a green electric charge surrounding the bulb forming the word productions on the bottom-right side. The copyright information is below with various fonts depending on every show (it's absent on some shows such as Romeo! and is not present in the long version).

FX/SFX: 3D animation (The sparks look 2D though).

Cheesy Factor: On Romeo! the logo is cheaply strecthed out vertically.

Music/Sounds: The closing theme of the show or a buzzing sound. This is the first Nickelodeon logo have its own sounds.

Avalibility: The hand part of the Nickelodeon logo is extremeley rare as it only appeared on Kids Choice Awards during the late 1990s. This logo is now harder to find it was in the past but it does survive on reruns of pre-2007 Nickelodeon programming on the Teen Nick channel. Until 2014 early episodes of iCarly also had the 2014 Oval logo.

Scare Factor: Minimal, the buzzing sound sound is kind of jarring. None for the closing theme varient. This is generally a well-known and memorrable logo among fans of 90's Nick.

22nd Logo

(October 1997-2000 present)

Nicknames: Nick Lightbulb II 3D Nick Lightbulb

Logo: We see an orange 3D lightbulb with NICK written on it. Copyright info is shown below.

Trivia: This Nickelodeon logo was used as the screen bug and the common logo on Nickelodeon's The Hit List.

FX/SFX: None or the orange lightbulb flickering.

Variant: there's an Animated Variant which seen the Lightbulb Flickering

Music/Sounds: The closing theme of the show.

Availibility: Seen on some episodes of Doug including the christmas special plastering the pencil logo. It can be found at the end of the VHS release of A Rugrats Chanukah and it made a brief cameo (along with the 17th logo) on the 1995 short film Foil Man. and the Animated Variant would be seen on SpongeBob SquarePants: Anchors Away on VHS.

Scare Factor: None.

23rd Logo

(June 9, 1998-September 25, 2001)

Nickname: The Nickelodeon Bone

Logo: On a black background, a bone-shaped 3D Nickelodeon logo is seen. Copyright info is shown below.

Varient: There is a version in which we see the bone is spinning.

FX/SFX: None.

Music/Sounds: The ending theme of the show.

Availibility: It is shown at the end of two Blue's Clues VHS releases: Arts and Crafts and Story Time. The version can be found on Blue's Clues: Café Blue. It's also shown on two Dora the Explorer VHS tapes: Swing Into Action and Wish on a Star.

Scare Factor: None.

24th Logo

(March 11, 1997-April 7, 1998) (October 13, 1997)

Nickname: Nickelodeon Top

Logo: On a black background, a top-shaped 3D Nickelodeon logo is seen. Copyright info is shown below.

Varient: There is a version in which we see the top is spinning around.

FX/SFX: None.

Music/Sounds: The closing theme of the show.

Availibility: Rare. It was first used a Nickelodeon ident and the version only seen on two Little Bear VHS tapes: Meet Little Bear and Winter Tales. Also seen on the VHS release of Allegra's Window: Sing Along with Allegra & Lindi.

Scare Factor: None.

25th Logo

(April 7, 1998-March 30, 1999) (June 6, 2000)

Nickname: Nick Flower

Logo: On a black background, a flower-shaped 3D Nickelodeon logo is seen. Copyright info is shown below.

Varient: There is a version in which we see the flower is blooming.

FX/SFX: None.

Music/Sounds: The ending theme of the show.

Availibility: Rare. It's seen on the Blue's Clues: Blue's Safari, CatDog: Together Forever and Rugrats: Mommy Mania VHS tapes. It is also shown at the end of three Little Bear videos: Rainy Day Tales, Goodnight Little Bear and Friends.

Scare Factor: None.

26th Logo

(January 13, 1998-August 24, 1999)

Nicknames: The Leaf Nick Leaf

Logo: On a black background, a leaf-shaped 3D Nickelodeon logo is seen. Copyright info is shown below.

Varient: There is a version in which we see the leaf is falling.

FX/SFX: None.

Music/Sounds: The end-title theme of the show.

Availiblity: Rare. It's seen on the VHS releases of Rugrats: Dr. Tommy Pickles and Little Bear: Little Goblin Bear.

Scare Factor: None.

27th Logo

(1996-present)

Nicknames: The Key Nick Key

Logo: Over a black background a 3-D key shaped Nickelodeon logo is seen. Copyright info is listed below it.

FX/SFX: None.

Varient: There is a version in which we see the key spinning and turning

Music/Sounds: The ending theme of the show or none.

Availibility: Rare. Used as a Nickelodeon ident. and it was seen on Rockos Modern Life: Taking Care of Business on VHS.

Scare Factor: None.

28th Logo

(1998-2000)

Nicknames: Basic Splat Trampoline Splat The Bouncing Splat

Logo: On a white background we see a 3D CGI orange ball bouncing on a blue trampoline 2 times then it bounces to the center of the screen of the screen and resembles a 3D Nickelodeon splat with the words:

A

NICKELODEON

PRODUCTION

then a few seconds it turns into a 2D splat.

Varient: There's varient seen on Rocket Power which has different words A and Presentation instead of the words A and PRODUCTION

FX/SFX: CGI animation of the ball and trampoline.

Cheesy Factor: The animation of the ball bouncing looks a bit choppy.

Music/Sounds: Bouncing sounds from the trampoline followed by the Nickelodeon theme.

Availibility: First used a Nickelodeon ID then seen on the famous Nicktoon: SpongeBob SquarePants it can be also seen on the 2000 season of Dora the Explorer on some episodes of Blue's Clues and Rocket Power.

Scare Factor: None to low: On Rocket Power the logo is bigger and the ball getting closer of the screen can get to some.

29th Logo

(March 11, 1997-June 9, 1998)

Nicknames: The Crown Nick Crown

Logo: On a black background, a crown-shaped 3D Nickelodeon logo is seen. Copyright is shown below.

Varient: There is a version in which we see the crown is spinning.

FX/FSX: None.

Music/Sounds: The closing theme of the show.

Availibility: Rare. It's seen on the VHS releases of Rugrats: Return of Reptar and Rugrats: Angelica Knows Best.

Scare Factor: None.

30th Logo

(October 21 1997-present)

Nickname: Nick Turkey

Logo: On a black background a turkey-shaped 3D Nickelodeon logo is seen. Copyright info is seen below.

FX/SFX: None.

Music/Sounds: The ending theme of the show.

Availibility: Rare. It's only seen on the VHS release of A Rugrats Thanksgiving.

Scare Factor: None.

31st Logo

(July 8, 1997-October 21, 1997)

Nickname: Nick Robot

Logo: On a black background, a robot-shaped 3D Nick logo is seen. Copyright info is shown below.

Varient: There is a version in which we see the robot is moving.

FX/SFX: None.

Music/Sounds: The end-title theme of the show.

Availibility: Rare. It's seen on the VHS releases of Rocko's Modern Life: Machine Madness and Rugrats: Bedtime Bash.

Scare Factor: None.

32nd Logo

(March 30, 1999-August 3, 1999)

Nickname: Nick Rocket

Logo: On a black background, a rocket-shaped 3D Nickelodeon logo is seen. Copyright info is shown below.

Varient: There is a version in which we see the rocket is flying.

FX/SFX: None.

Music/Sounds: The ending theme of the show.

Availibility: Rare. It's seen on the VHS releases of CatDog: CatDog vs. The Greasers and Rugrats: Runaway Reptar.

Scare Factor: None.

33rd Logo

(October 5, 1999)

Nickname: Nickelodeon Crayon

Logo: On a black background, a crayon-shaped 3D Nickelodeon logo is seen. Copyright info is shown below.

Varient: There is a version in which we see the crayon is spinning, turns side to side and falls into place.

FX/SFX: None.

Music/Sounds: The closing theme of the show.

Availibility: Rare. It's seen on the VHS release of Rugrats: Make Room for Dil.

Scare Factor: None.

34th Logo

(1996-1998, Feburury 6 2001-present)

Nickname: Nickelodeon Shark

Logo: On a black background a shark-shaped 3D Nickelodeon logo swims across the screen. As it stops in the middle copyright into fades in below.

FX/SFX: The shark swimming.

Music/Sounds: None.

Availibility: Rare. It's only seen on the Little Bear VHS release: Little Sherlock Bear. Also used as a station ID.

Scare Factor: None.

35th Logo

(2001-2002)

Nicknames: The Oval Nick Oval

Logo: Over a black background we see an orange oval-shaped 2-D Nickelodeon logo the same as the 2014 logo is seen. Copyright info is below.

FX/SFX: None.

Music/Sounds: None.

Availibility: Uncommon. Only seen on two Nickelodeon DVDs: Rugrats: A Decade in Diapers and SpongeBob SquarePants: Sponge Buddies and Nautical Nonsense.

Scare Factor: None.

36th Logo

(October 6 2007-present)

Nicknames: Orange Ball Nick Blob

Logo: Over a white background with the green bubbles (like the 2006 Nick split-screen credits logo) we see a blob reading NICKELODEON. It floats around for a second then it rams into the screen turns into a splat. The copyright info is shown below.

FX/SFX: CGI animation

Cheesy Factor: Look at it. It looks like a quick-fix Nickelodeon logo made in two-minutes.

Music/Sounds: A bubble noise followed by a splatting noise.

Music/Sounds Variants: On Victorious and Sam and Cat episodes from 2014-present. The Nickelodeon 2014 was played instead of the More Common Logo.

Availibility: It was seen on 2007-2014 shows on Nickelodeon.

Scare Factor: None.


37th Logo (2014-)


Nicknames: "Growing Panes", "The Corporate Oval", "Nickelodeon Oval", "Nicktoons Oval"


Logo: On a white background, we see a bunch of watercolor lines in the shape of the Nickelodeon Oval logo the same as before squiggle around. Then, the lines come closer together until they "smash" into each other to form a solid Nickelodeon logo. Underneath is the byline "NICKELODEON is a registered trademark owned by The Walt Disney Company and TimeWarner". on the International Variant There is the same byline in French, Spanish, Portuguese, Germany and Sweden.

Variants:

  • In the station's 2013-2014 years, the 1983-2014 Logos are there in the International Variants, and sometimes it appeared blue, light green and orange in the USA and International Variants
  • A byline-less variant was used as a network ID.
  • A URL variant was used as a screen bug and an Early In-Credit Logo
  • On German Releases of SpongeBob SquarePants, the logo is still.
  • On Game Shakers, the logo plays warp speed.
  • There's also an extended version used on Paradise Run and Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards 2016. The 2nd half of the extended version appears also on Harvey Beaks.
  • On The Fairly OddParents, "www.nick.com" is seen below the logo.
  • On Sanjay and Craig, a byline readed "In Association With" appears.
  • Some shows such as 100 Things to Do Before High School and The Other Kingdom, have the logo cut off after the byline appars.
  • A widescreen version also exists. Seen on Pig Goat Banana Cricket.
  • On Mutt & Stuff, the logo is stretched in widescreen.


FX/SFX: The lines forming the Nickelodeon logo. This was made by Corey Mcpherson Nash and Cuppa Coffee Animation.

Music/Sounds: The show's end theme, sometimes merged with the sounds of a cartoony jingle and a popping sound as the "Oval" jumps out as the full 3D CG rendered version. Sometimes, only the sound effects are heard.

Availability: Common; seen on practically anything 2014-present on Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., TeenNick and Nicktoons.


Scare Factor: None, unless the Red Oval and The White Text reads "Nickelodeon" in the logo creeps you out.