Even in the wilds of The Jungle Movie, Hey Arnold! rarely loses sight of its heart

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It’s been 13 years since the last new episode of Hey Arnold!, “Phoebe’s Little Problem/Grandpa’s Packard,” aired on Nickelodeon. But the show’s true finale was “The Journal,” a two-part, story-within-a-story that told the tale of how Arnold’s absent parents met, married, and gave birth to a son in the fictional,…

Every mystery is getting solved in this new trailer for Hey Arnold!: The Jungle Movie

Nickelodeon’s Hey Arnold! cartoon didn’t exactly have epic, inscrutable mysteries like Lost, but it did have a pair of plot threads that never really got resolved. Specifically, Helga never professed her undying, obsessive love for Arnold, and Arnold never really found out if his parents died on their fateful jungle…

Hey, football head: Here’s your first look at Hey Arnold!: The Jungle Movie

When Hey Arnold! went off the air in 2004, it left with a cliffhanger—and a map. Both will come back into play with Hey Arnold!: The Jungle Movie, which will air on Nickelodeon this November. The culmination of years of Arnold questions, The Jungle Movie finds Arnold and his pals about to enter the sixth grade, and as…

20 years ago today, Hey Arnold! ushered Nickelodeon into primetime

Nickelodeon used to undergo a transformation when the clock struck eight on weekday nights. As the sun went down and primetime kicked off, the kidvid haven populated by Rugrats, Salute Your Shorts, and Double Dare turned into a place kitschy Nick At Nite promos dubbed “TV Land.” But in April of 1996, TV Land became…