From the US to the UK: An Interview with the Host of The Arun Mehta Show
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From the US to the UK: An Interview with the Host of The Arun Mehta Show

In November 2015, it was announced that Nickelodeon had green-lit a new Hey Arnold! TV movie, which turned out to be none other than the long-awaited and highly sought-after The Jungle Movie. Shortly after the news broke, my renewed interest sent me on a searching spree for interviews featuring the series creator, Craig Bartlett. I ended … Continue reading

Unpacking the Emotional Journey of Hey Arnold! The Jungle Movie
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Unpacking the Emotional Journey of Hey Arnold! The Jungle Movie

This post contains major spoilers for Hey Arnold! The Jungle Movie. After years of waiting and hoping and signing petitions and writing letters to Nickelodeon, the Hey Arnold! fans finally got the closure we’d all been hoping for when the highly-anticipated Hey Arnold! The Jungle Movie premiered on Nickelodeon this past Thanksgiving weekend. I’ve been eagerly following … Continue reading

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Move it, Football Head!: Celebrating Hey Arnold!’s 20th Anniversary

The character of Arnold originated in a comic strip as well as a trilogy of claymation shorts: “Arnold Escapes From Church,” “The Arnold Waltz” and “Arnold Rides His Chair,” the last of which aired during an episode of Sesame Street. In the shorts, Arnold is a 5-year-old boy with a hyperactive imagination who doesn’t say a word … Continue reading