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Rocket Monkeys is a Canadian animated series produced by Teletoon.
It premiered on Nickelodeon in the United States, on March 4, 2013. Since then, the series has been aired on worldwide versions of the network.
Brothers Gus and Wally are monkey astronauts. They're not the brightest or coolest astronauts, but since they're the only ones around, they are called upon to go into space and carry out different kinds of important missions—including battling rogue black holes and vengeful aliens. Other members of the brothers' crew include bossy astrophysicist Dr. Chimpsky, who gives the monkeys their assignments; YAY-OK, a devoted robot that is slightly outdated and is the brothers' only hope to help keep them on course; and Inky, a space octopus and artist who communicates through his ink drawings.
On February 21, 2013, Nickelodeon announced that they have acquired the global rights to the series including the U.S. The series premiered on March 4, 2013 on Nickelodeon in the United States, and also premiered on April 19, 2013 on Nicktoons. It was unexpectedly removed from Nickelodeon's schedule on June 7, 2013. The series returned to Nicktoons' schedule on March 18, 2014, but was removed from that schedule on May 2, 2014. It is currently unknown if the second season of Rocket Monkeys will premiere in the US.
- Nick.com page (archived on February 28, 2015)