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Invader ZIM 

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An alien named Zim from the planet Irk is sent on a secret mission to conquer Earth, not realising that his leaders were just trying to get rid of him and hoped that he would die. Once there, Zim manages to disguise himself as a human child, but one boy named Dib sees through his disguise.

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Jhonen Vasquez
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Andy Berman ...  Dib / ... 28 episodes, 2001-2004
Richard Steven Horvitz ...  Zim / ... 27 episodes, 2001-2003
Rikki Simons Rikki Simons ...  GIR / ... 26 episodes, 2001-2004
Melissa Fahn ...  Gaz / ... 22 episodes, 2001-2004
Jhonen Vasquez Jhonen Vasquez ...  Computer / ... 21 episodes, 2001-2004
Rodger Bumpass ...  Professor Membrane / ... 18 episodes, 2001-2003
Lucille Bliss ...  Ms. Bitters / ... 15 episodes, 2001-2004
Mo Collins ...  Zita / ... 13 episodes, 2001-2003
Wally Wingert ...  Almighty Tallest Red / ... 12 episodes, 2001-2003
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Invader ZIM is an eccentric alien soldier from the planet Irk. He was banished from the Irken Empire after nearly destroying his home planet on an early mission. After begging his superiors, the Almighty Tallest Red and Purple, for another chance, they decide to get rid of him once and for all. They trick him into going on a "secret mission" to an obscure planet at the edge of the universe, a planet with the unlikely name of Earth. Their trick works, and now ZIM is intent on bringing down the human race. He disguises himself as a schoolboy, and now the only person who can stop him is one kid - Dib Membrane, a somewhat insane paranormal researcher, who sees straight through ZIM's disguise and is intent on stopping his reign of terror. But neither ZIM nor Dib is very good at their job, and what results is everything imaginable, from a giant hamster destroying the city to both ZIM and Dib being turned into bologna meat. Written by Anonymous

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Official Sites:

Viacom - Nick

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 March 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Invasor Zim See more »

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Nicktoons Productions See more »
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(27 episodes)

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Jhonen Vasquez began work on Invader Zim when he was only 22 years old. Prior to Invader Zim, Vasquez had dropped out college and was working on independent comic books when Nickelodeon executive producer Mary Harrington contacted him about pitching an animated series to Nickelodeon. Vasquez accepted the offer even though he had absolutely no experience in animation at the time. See more »

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In "The Voting of the Doomed", during the awkward silence scene, Zim isn't wearing his contacts. See more »

Quotes

Professor Membrane: What's your brother doing this time? He's not trying to raise the dead again, is he? Always with the dead, that boy!
Gaz: ...He's talking...
Professor Membrane: Oh, is that all? Daughter, some people like to talk. Your brother likes to talk about insane things! Maybe he'd become less insane if you listened!
Gaz: But his voice fills me with a terrible rage!
Professor Membrane: [chuckles] I know it does, honey. I know it does.
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You rock, Zim!
26 May 2012 | by doglover_08See all my reviews

I only started watching this in mid-September 2011 and I've realized how funny this show actually is. I've downloaded all the episodes and I can't stop watching this. Richard Horvitz voices Zim so amazingly well & Rikki Simons is the perfect person to voice GIR. Even though GIR may be the funniest character on the show, my favourite character would definitely have to be Zim. He's very awesome as well and he knows that his rival, Dib, will never get to prove to anyone that Zim is actually an alien with a very cool disguise. I don't like Dib as much as what Zim does, but one day, Zim WILL destroy Dib and then he won't have to put up with Dib anymore. Doom to Dib and hooray for Zim! I haven't forgotten about GIR. He's Zim's crazy, silly, but funny robot servant, even when he's in his dog disguise and singing the Doom Song. GIR even says some of the most random, but funny things in a lot of the episodes. I know Zim can't stand GIR sometimes, but GIR can be quite helpful when he's helping Zim defeat Dib. I would keep watching 'Invader Zim' episodes every day, even when I get older and to finish off this review, episodes with only just Dib and Gaz aren't as funny as the episodes with Zim and GIR, which is true. Like the title says, 'You rock, Zim!'


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