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Ren & Stimpy Reboot

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Kevin Smith
Kevin Smith
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Happy Happy Joy Joy! Who remembers singing along to this?

For those 90s kid, we would remember the imfamous Ren & Stimpy show that ran from 1991 to 1995 on Nickelodeon. Fast forward 25 years, Comedy Central has given the green light to bring back Ren & Stimpy to the TV screens very soon.

Comedy Central has been tapping into IP across ViacomCBS to build an original animated slate around stalwart South Park. The Ren & Stimpy Show will join the recently announced Beavis and Butt-Head reboot from Mike Judge and Daria spin-off Jodie on Comedy Central.

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Nickelodeon launched the original Ren & Stimpy alongside Rugrats and Doug in 1991, where it quickly catapulted into the pop culture zeitgeist with its dark humor, vivid imagination and critical acclaim. Often thought of as an adult series at the time, the iconic dog and cat duo are consistently ranked among the top animated characters of all time.

Happy Happy Joy Joy, a documentary on The Ren & Stimpy Show, co-directed by Ron Cicero and Kimo Easterwood, premiered at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival.

Are you looking forward to seeing these guys back on TV? Let us know what you think

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