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Are you Afraid of the Dark

Are You Afraid of the Dark?

This is a list of notable events, premieres, releases, series cancellations and endings, and other business ventures for Nickelodeon in the year 1992.


Series premieres

Acquired shows
  • March 21 - Donny and Marie (the 1976 version)
  • April 6 - The Lucy Show
  • June 15
    • Underdog
    • Bullwinkle's Moose-o-Rama
  • September 12 - The Mary Tyler Moore Show
  • September 28 - Muppet Babies
  • October 10 - Beyond Belief
  • November 29 - The Jim Henson Hour

Season premieres

Network departures

  • August 31 - Inspector Gadget (a second run would begin on November 4, 1996)

Programming blocks

  • August 15 - SNICK (Saturday Night Nickelodeon)


  • October - Marvel Comics begins publishing a monthly comic book series based on The Ren & Stimpy Show


  • The Perfect Lunch

Video games

Behind the scenes

  • September 29 - John Kricfalusi and the original production team behind The Ren & Stimpy are fired due to creative differences; Games Animation is set up by Nick to continue production on the show. Billy West assumes the role of Ren Höek.



  • Gak is introduced.


Nickelodeon character debuts


  • Rugrats wins its first Emmy Award.
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