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ChalkZone
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Also known as Oh Yeah! Cartoons (shorts segments of ChalkZone)
Genre Action

Adventure
Comedy

Format Animated series
Created by Bill Burnett

Larry Huber

Theme music composer Bill Burnett
Opening theme Rudy's Got The Chalk
Ending theme Rudy's Got The Chalk (Closing)
Composer(s) Guy Moon, Thomas Chase, Steve Rucker, Geoff Levin, Bruce Chianese
Country of origin United States
Language(s) Arabic, Danish, Dutch, English, Filipino, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Mandarin (Taiwan), Mandarin (Mainland), Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazi),Portuguese (Portugal), Spanish (Chile), Spanish (Spain), Swedish
No. of seasons 4
No. of episodes 42
Production
Executive
producer(s)
Bill Burnett

Larry Huber
Fred Seibert

Running time ~30 minutes
Production
company(s)
Nickelodeon
Broadcast
Original channel Nickelodeon (2002 - 2008)

Nicktoons (2002 - 2013) TeenNick (2016)

Picture format 4:3
Original run July 17, 1998 - June 29, 2000 (Oh Yeah! Cartoons)

March 2, 2002 – August 23, 2008

Status Cancelled
Chronology
Preceded by Oh Yeah! Cartoons
Related shows Oh Yeah! Cartoons

ChalkZone is an American animated television series that aired on Nickelodeon. It was created by Bill Burnett and Larry Huber, and produced by Frederator Studios for the Nickelodeon TV channel (executive producers: Bill Burnett, Larry Huber, Fred Seibert). It is distributed outside the United States by Canadian animation company, Nelvana Limited.

PremiseEdit

When an elementary school student named Rudy Tabootie (E.G. Daily) finds a magical piece of chalk that allows him access to the ChalkZone, an alternate dimension where everything and everyone that's ever been drawn in chalk and erased takes form and becomes living and/or tangible. The show focuses on the adventures of Rudy, his sidekick Snap (Candi Milo), and his classmate Penny Sanchez (Hynden Walch).

Production and HistoryEdit

ChalkZone was originally featured as a part Fred Seibert's Oh Yeah! Cartoons animated shorts showcase on Nickelodeon's Oh Yeah! Cartoons in 1998. The series was announced in 1999, but was delayed.

ChalkZone premiered on March 2, 2002, the highest rated new show premire in Nickelodeon's history up to that point. The show went on hiatus in 2005, midway through the fourth season. The show resumed on June 13, airing on Nick until the final episode aired on August 23, 2008. Reruns of the show aired on Nicktoons from May 1, 2002 to October 28, 2013.

Hynden Walsh, the voice of Penny, said post in Twitter that she ask would the fans and Nickelodeon that if they want to see ChalkZone return. Larry and Bill said In 107 Facts about ChalkZone on YouTube that they hope Chalkzone get a reboot TV movie like other Nickelodeon shows such as Hey Arnold!, Rocko’s Modern Life, and Invader Zim.

Home Release and Merchandise Edit

ChalkZone's first ever media release was with the CD "ChalkZone: In The Zone" releasing on February 4, 2003 containing a total of 10 songs. All of which are from the show's First Season.

Then on March 4, 2003, "Nickstravaganza!" releases on VHS making it ChalkZone's first ever Home Media Release which contains the episode "Future Zone".

Go forward a few months to September 2, 2003, and "Nickstravaganza! 2" releases on both DVD & VHS containing the episodes from Season 1 "French Fry Falls / Gift Adrift / Escucha Mi Corazon". The VHS release only contains "French Fry Falls" while the DVD contains the entire 22 Minute segment.

on April 12, 2003, Wendy's had a toy promotion for ChalkZone that had a total of Five toys which consisted of a Basketball like Game, A mini Chalk Board, a Chalk Reveler, a Snap Action Figure with a Surfboard, and a Chalk Board Flipper. This Promotion lasted until May 23, 2003. To go alongside the promotion, a new ChalkZone Nick.com game called "Double Trouble" released and on ChalkZone themed Wendy's Kids Meal bags, there are two codes you can enter on the game. Those two codes are "Draw" and "Portal"

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