Posted on 05/29/2014 by
Oh hey, '90s fans. Grab your Tomagotchis, lace up your Airwalks, and throw it on back to a time when neon fanny packs, over-sized flannel shirts, backward baseball caps, and explosions of color reigned supreme. You know you loved the ridiculousness of '90s fashion, so we rounded up some of our favorite moments from '90s Nick shows to demonstrate just how sartorially EPIC its characters were!
Take a look at the outfits from shows like Clarissa Explains It All, Hey Dude!, Alex Mack, Salute Your Shorts, Doug and more, and you'll see that memorable fashion is just one of of the many reasons the '90s were, indeed, all that.
Gypsy sleeves and patchwork denim? Yes, please. Clarissa taught us many a lesson about owning your personal style.
The over-sized khaki shorts and all-denim-everything look of the Hey Dude
era definitely contributed to our dreams of living on a ranch.
We just have two words for you: bucket hat.
Want to see more wacky and totally awesome outfits? Check out the rest of our favorite '90s fashion moments here!
Posted on 05/06/2014 by
Are you a die-hard '90s Nick fan? Do you want to blazon your love for classic shows like Hey Arnold!, Ren & Stimpy, Rugrats and Rocko's Modern Life on your sleeve? Literally?!
Well, The '90s Are All That and Threadless.com are teaming up to give you fresh (but also totally throwback) '90s Nick T-shirts! All you have to do is go to The '90s Are All That Facebook page and vote for your favorite fan-made T-shirt design for your chance to win a free tee! Just 'like' your fave on Facebook, and you'll be automatically entered to win (but make sure to check out official rules here! Then, tune in on Monday, May 19 for a special Threadless Mixtape Monday to see which design wins!
Check out these killer, limited-edition designs:
THROUGH STINK AND THIN
Did someone break wind? You know you want the gruesome twosome Ren & Stimpy
immortalized on your shirt!
BIG RED CAT
Stimpy's serving major face in this design.
The science of Reptar! A lesson we'd all do well to learn.
YOU FOOTBALL HEAD!!!
Epic and self-explanatory.
Aw, puh puh puh. Look at those best buds: Rocko, Filburt, Heffer and Spunky holding each other up.
ROCKO'S MODERN TEE
Subtle and cool. The way Rocko desperately wished his life could be.
LOVE these designs? Want to score one for yourself? Go to The '90s Are All That Facebook page
'like' your fave to vote!
Posted on 05/06/2014 by
Psssst. Hey, you. Yeah, YOU! Do you know what's coming up this Sunday? HINT: It typically involves a combination of breakfast, flowers, an overdue "Thank you" (or fifty) and one verrrry special lady! That's right, mark your calendars if you haven't already because this Sunday, May 11th is Mother's Day!
One day a year, we take the time to celebrate the women in our lives who do SO much for us every single day. And to honor all of the hard-working, loving, and even sometimes wacky female caregivers out there, we rounded up a few of our favorite motherly TeenNick moments (or should we say, MOM-ents?). Check em out below and, hey, don't forget to do something special for your ma this Mother's Day!
Hey Arnold: Miriam Interrupts Helga
Nothing kills the mood quite like a reminder from your mom that, erm, you got a full house when you want a flush. Poor Helgs, Miriam's just looking out for you!
Rugrats: Angelica Gets In Trouble
Ah, for a fleeting moment, sweet victory! Angelica gets a stern talking-to from her mom and, although she may have shed some tears, we all know her remorse is only temporary.
Sabrina the Teenage Witch: First Magic Lesson
Sure, they may have been Sabrina's aunts, but Hilda and Zelda taught Sabrina how to alter reality with supernatural powers. I mean, that's pretty cool.
Big Time Rush: Don't Forget Sunscreen
We've all resisted the SPF at some point in our lives, but Kendall's mom will stop at nothing to make sure the BTR boys wear sunscreen!
Degrassi: Better Man
Audra gives Drew a much-needed piece of her mind. This interaction between mom and son is just one of those Degrassi moments worthy of a standing ovation. So much truth, so much wisdom.
iCarly: Eat Your Vegetables
Freddie's mom: Fighting scurvy and making great television all at once!
Drake & Josh: Gary Grill
Only a truly supportive mother will take one for the team and help her sons in their latest entrepreneurial venture. Too bad it turned out to be, like all Drake & Josh schemes, a total scam.
What are some of your favorite TeenNick MOM-ents? Sound off in the comments, and don't forget to wish your Mom a happy Mother's Day!
Posted on 01/23/2014 by
What is it about a show that keeps tugging at our heartstrings almost twenty years after it premiered? A show that can make us laugh, cry, and want to better ourselves as humans all at the same time? Hey Arnold ! was just that and so much more. It was a touching show meant for kids, but one with messages that totally transcend age. And two decades later, we've still never met a Football Head we didn't like. Walk with us as we take a look back at our favorite moments from this classic '90s Nick cartoon!
We've all been there, forced to do something we don't want to do and just fantasize about NOT doing it… Well, when Gerald and Arnold are forced to dressed as fruits for Helga's play, they decide to skip to the city in protest. Only thing is, they get stuck downtown… dressed as fruits. But by some stroke of luck, a random car drives by and and drops a ton of cash at their feet! But when Arnold and Gerald decide what to do with the unexpected cash, they totally surprise us by being, well, really practical! That's right, teachin' kids the value of money.
Stoop Kid is your typical bully, except for one thing: he's terrified to leave the comfort of his stoop! Arnold, thinking Stoop Kid will stop being such a bully if he just conquered his fear, vows help him brave the unknown. Through motivational sayings and a book of the greatest stoops of the world (including the Spanish Steps and Pyramid of the Sun), Stoop kid gets enough courage to get up and go! Sadly, Arnold's plan backfires, and the only lesson Stoop Kid learns is that now he can terrorize people on and off the stoop. Oh, brother.
Helga is having one hell of a day. She's not accepted by the girls, and can't seem to fit in with the boys. But when she tries to make herself over, she realizes it's just not worth it. Helga keeps a tight grip on her childhood and stands up for herself: "You're right, I'm not like the rest of you. I'm not wearing a mask." You go, girl.
Meet Pigeon Man: he speaks in pigeon, prescribes medication for sick birds, lives in a creepy abandoned building, and is feared by all kids. For Arnold, however, it takes more than some silly prejudices to scare him away. After Pigeon Man saves Arnold's sick bird, Arnold takes him to get pizza. After spending a little time with Pigeon Man (whose real name, hear learns, is Vincent), Arnold realizes he's not so scary, after all.
When Arnold learns that Mr. Hyunh's only Christmas wish is to be reunited with his long-lost daughter (whom he GAVE to an American soldier during the Vietnam War to help give her a better life… *SOBS*), Arnold makes it his mission to deliver on an almost impossible quest. Spoiler Alert: He succeeds, and you will cry.
For most kids like Arnold and Gerald, Veteran's Day is just a day off from school, a free day to sit at home or head to the movies. But Grandpa Phil and Gerald's dad, Martin, (both veterans) decide to take the kids on a field trip to D.C. and teach them the importance of honoring those that have served. Perhaps most notably, we find out that Grandpa Phil single-handedly won World War II.
Helga is not just Arnold's biggest bully, she's also his unrequited lover. In this episode we learn a lot about Helga, including her parents' neglectful behavior, her troubled childhood, and her biggest secret: her true feelings for Arnold. There aint nothin' wrong with a little obsessive crush. but we all thought that used bubble gum statue of Arnold was
For most 9-year-old kids, life is pretty easy. But if you read between the lines, this clip isn't about carefree adolescence. It teaches us a valuable lesson about addiction and how to recognize if you've hit rock bottom. Watching 10+ years later, we can still learn a thing or two about the dangers of excess and how to overcome those demons inside (even if those demons are just chocolate).
It's Halloween and Arnold and Gerald want to prank Arnold's grandparents and the boarders by making them think aliens have invaded the city. Of course, the aliens are only Arnold's friends in costume, but the entire town reacts to the "invasion" and it is HIGH-larious. The city falls into complete chaos, as no one realizes that the spaceship is a water tower and that the aliens are mischievous children. Talk about trick or treat! *ba dum tsh*
Arnold has been putting off a sleepover with Gerald at his place for a long time now, but Gerald isn't waiting any more. Arnold is nervous for Gerald to meet the eclectic group tenants in his boarding house, but, like a good friend, Gerald is just happy to hang with his friend. He, Arnold, Granma Gertie, Grandpa Phil, and the rest of the boarders all sit down to eat dinner together. In the end, Arnold realizes his is as much of a home as anyone else's.
What are some of your favorite Hey Arnold! memories? Share them with us in the comments!
Posted on 05/10/2013 by
Meme-orial Week is Coming to TeenNick�
that means, '90s Nick Memes-online, on-air, and in your face! It's going to
be insane in the meme-brane!
you got what it takes to make a meme? Check out our examples and try to
out-funny us. Keep it clean and we might make your caption into a meme to show
on TV. Just comment on the memes below or on Facebook, and then tune in to TeenNick beginning 5/20 @
midnight to see if your meme made the cut.
don't worry, if your meme goes viral (ahem #90sMEMEorial), you'll get credit for your creative genius!
Your first name and last initial or username may appear on-air if your meme is
|Oh, you grew up in the 90s...Please tell me|
how much better TV was back then.
click here to caption
|"Hey, Arnold. Love hurts, and I just hurt you so much!"|
Click here to caption