Danny Phantom

The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie

Jimmy Timmy Power Hour

Drake & Josh

Blue's Room

Channel Chasers

Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide


The Backyardigans

This is a list of notable events, premieres, releases, series cancellations and endings, and other business ventures for Nickelodeon in the year 2004.


Series premieres

Original shows
Acquired shows (reruns)

Season premieres

Season finales

Series finales

Programming blocks


International series

Network Departures

  • June 8: You Can't Do That on Television airs for the final time on the main Nickelodeon network with half of an episode (the second half of the episode was instead pre-empted by a Fairly OddParents episode).
  • Bob the Builder






Video games

Home video releases

  • January 6: SpongeBob SquarePants: The Seascape Capers VHS & DVD
  • January 27: Blue's Clues: Classic Clues VHS & DVD
  • February 3: The Fairly OddParents: Superhero Spectacle VHS & DVD
  • March 9: SpongeBob SquarePants: SpongeBob Goes Prehistoric VHS & DVD
  • May 11
    • Invader Zim: Volume 1: Doom Doom Doom DVD
    • Jimmy Timmy Power Hour VHS & DVD
  • May 25: Blue's Clues: Blue Talks VHS & DVD
  • June 1: SpongeBob SquarePants: SpongeGuard on Duty VHS & DVD
  • July 27: Rocket Power: Island of the Menehune VHS & DVD
  • August 10: Blue's Room: Snacktime Playdate VHS & DVD
  • August 31
    • All Grown Up!: Lucky 13 VHS & DVD
    • Invader Zim: Volume 2: Progressive Stupidity DVD
  • September 28: Blue's Clues: Bluestock VHS & DVD
  • October 5
    • The Amanda Show: Volume 1: Amanda, Please! VHS & DVD
    • The Amanda Show: Volume 2: The Girls' Room VHS & DVD
    • Dora the Explorer: Dora's Fairytale Adventure VHS & DVD
    • The Fairly OddParents: Channel Chasers VHS & DVD
  • October 12:
    • Invader Zim: Volume 3: Horrible Holiday Cheer DVD
    • The Ren & Stimpy Show: The First and Second Seasons DVD
  • October 19: SpongeBob SquarePants: The Complete 2nd Season DVD
  • November 2: SpongeBob SquarePants: Sponge for Hire VHS & DVD
  • November 16: All Grown Up!: O'Brother! VHS & DVD
  • November 23: As Told by Ginger: The Wedding Frame VHS & DVD




Character debuts

Other events

  • AFN Family is launched (however by the US Military, not Viacom), airing reruns and new episodes of popular Nickelodeon programs.
  • The SpongeBob balloon debuts in the 78th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.
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