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Nickelodeon (often shortened to Nick) is an American pay television network which was launched on December 1, 1977 as the first cable channel for children. It is owned by Viacom through its Viacom Media Networks division's Nickelodeon Group unit and is based in New York City. It broadcasts usually from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. on weekdays (the sign off time varies with holidays and special programming), Saturdays from 7:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., and Sundays from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (Eastern and Pacific Time). It is primarily aimed at children and adolescents aged 2–17.

The channel was originally first tested as Pinwheel on December 1, 1977. Pinwheel was at the time only available on QUBE, which was the first two-way major market interactive cable television system, owned by Warner Cable. Pinwheel relaunched as "Nick" on April 1, 1979, and expanded to other cable providers nationwide. It was initially commercial-free and remained without advertising until 1984. Warner sold Nickelodeon, along with its sister networks MTV and VH1, to Viacom in 1986.

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"Pizza Delivery" is the first segment of the fifth episode of the American animated television series SpongeBob SquarePants. It originally aired on Nickelodeon in the United States on August 14, 1999. The series follows the adventures of the title character in the underwater city of Bikini Bottom. In the episode, Squidward and SpongeBob get lost in the middle of nowhere while delivering a Krabby Patty Pizza. The episode was written by Sherm Cohen, Aaron Springer and Peter Burns, with Sean Dempsey serving as animation director and Cohen as storyboard director. The episode received positive reviews.

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Rugrats Runaway Reptar was a suspended family roller coaster at Dreamworld on the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. The ride opened in 2002 as part of the new Nickelodeon Central themed area. The coaster was the third of its type in the world and the first in the Southern Hemisphere. The ride remains to be Dreamworld's only children's roller coaster. More information about the roller coaster's operations can be found at Suspended Family Coaster.

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Jhonen Vasquez (born September 1, 1974), also known as Chancre Scolex or simply Mr. Scolex, is an American comic book writer, cartoonist and music video director. He is famous for creating the comic book series Johnny the Homicidal Maniac and its spin-offs Squee! and I Feel Sick, all published under Slave Labor Graphics label. He also created the short-lived animated series Invader Zim, that aired on Nickelodeon.

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Bryan Konietzko, co-creator and executive producer of the animated series Avatar: The Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra.

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When it comes to the part when Jake was supposed to sing, we'll just improvise and talk about something funny.

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