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Invader Zim

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Animation Children 
Rated: 7+ (TV-PG)2001 - 20062 SeasonsSeries EndedOn: Hulu Tags: Robot Science Country: America

Invader Zim is an American animated television series created by Jhonen Vasquez. The show premiered on Nickelodeon on March 30, 2001. The series involves an extraterrestrial named Zim who originates from a planet called Irk, and his ongoing mission to conquer and destroy Earth. His various attempts to subjugate and destroy the human race are invariably undermined by some combination of his own ineptitude, his malfunctioning robot servant GIR, and a young paranormal investigator named Dib, one of the very few people attentive enough to be aware of Zim's identity.Invader Zim was targeted at children in their early teens, and met with critical acclaim, but after the first season, the show's ratings began to decline. Before the second season was completed, Nickelodeon cancelled the series, leaving at least twenty-three episodes and a planned television movie series finale unfinished. The show has maintained a cult following since the series' cancellation with a pilot, forty-six aired episodes, and about seventeen episodes that were in production around the time the series was cancelled. On August 19, 2006, all forty-six episodes have aired on television. Nineteen of the episodes are split into two individual stories, each lasting about twelve minutes. There are eight double-length episodes. All of the episodes were directed by Steve Ressel except for the pilot which was directed by Jordan Reichek.Invader Zim featuring Andy Berman and Richard Steven Horvitz has one or more episodes streaming with subscription on Hulu, available for purchase on iTunes, available for purchase on Google Play, and 3 others. It's an action & adventure and animation show with 46 episodes over 2 seasons. Invader Zim is no longer running and has no plans to air new episodes or seasons. It has a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 100% and a high IMDb audience rating of 8.3 (18,976 votes).

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Season 1
36 Episodes | Hulu & Rent or Buy

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27 episodes (59%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu).

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36 episodes (78%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 2 others).

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Not available to watch free online.

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#641 Ranked TV Show

#18 Ranked in Robot TV

#20 Ranked in Children TV

#204 Ranked in TV on Hulu

Invader Zim has a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 100% and a high IMDb audience rating of 8.3 (18,976 votes). The show is popular with Reelgood users lately.

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