My Life as a Teenage Robot (2003– )

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Debuting on Nickelodeon in 2003, "My Life as a Teenage Robot" follows the escapades of Jenny, a super-powered robot with a super sensitive teenage heart. Her primary function is protecting ... See full summary »

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Debuting on Nickelodeon in 2003, "My Life as a Teenage Robot" follows the escapades of Jenny, a super-powered robot with a super sensitive teenage heart. Her primary function is protecting the planet from any disaster. But, like all teenagers, she has her own ideas about how she would like to live her life. She's bored with being a superhero and wants to do something really exciting - like go to high school! Unfortunately, an endles array of global disasters and otherworldly villains keep cropping up to ruin her teenaged fun. Written by Anonymous

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Messmer's, the soda fountain that appears in several episodes, is named after Otto Messmer, creator of Felix the Cat. The entrance is shaped like the face of a black cat. See more »

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In all the episodes, Tuck has a black stripe on his red shirt. In one episode, for one shot, the black stripe disappears. See more »

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[Brad is at the wheel of a UFO]
Tuck: What are you doing? You could get us killed, or vaporized, or grounded!
[the UFO takes off]
Tuck: Or get us UNgrounded.
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My Life as a Teenage Robot
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Down-to-Earth and out-of-this-world
8 December 2010 | by (Massatoochetts) – See all my reviews

I'd never really heard of My Life as a Teenage Robot, but it caught my eye stumbling across channels one day. I stayed tuned as the episodes kept rolling, and it struck me - this show is really good!

The plot's pretty simple - mad scientist Dr. Wakeman programmed XJ-9 to defend the Earth, but after being discovered by her human neighbors, Brad and Tuck, "Jenny" decides she'd much rather fit in with humans - but has to get over some of the social hurdles of being a 6 foot-tall, steel-plated, heavily armed war machine.

The show does really well with its premise. Even at their extremes, the characters are all likable, and have some great voice talent to back them up. The pacing is very relaxed, without a lot of the exhausting hyperactivity you see in a lot of newer shows.

The animation has a very traditional style. The characters are a mix of '60s Hanna-Barbera, Astro Boy, and Felix the Cat. The backgrounds look hand-painted with abstract Art Deco and Populuxe designs. And despite being a scifi-themed show, there's none of the conspicuous CGI common to classics Futurama and Invader Zim.

I was just getting started with this show when I found out it had been canceled for a couple of years, which is a shame because it still seemed to have a lot of energy in it. I'd call it an underrated classic for fans of scifi and animation, and probably good enough for Nick's intended audience, too.


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