The Nightmare Begins
Studio: Nickelodeon Release Date : March 30, 2001 Series: Invader Zim
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Associated Studios

Nick Digital / Sunwoo Entertainment

Synopsis

The Irken empire launches its new plan for world domination...that is until Zim comes into the picture (who just so happened to ruin the last plan). The All Mighty Tallest, mostly to trick him, make Zim an invader and send him off to a planet that doesn't exist, Earth. After six months, Zim finds this Earth planet and blends in with the population. Everything is picture perfect, until this funny looking Earth kid named Dib (who has a freakishly big head) sees through his disguise and tries to warn Earth of the coming alien invasion.

Characters

Ms. Bitters
(Voice: Lucille Bliss)
Professor Membrane
(Voice: Rodger Bumpass)
Zim
(Voice: Richard Steven Horvitz)
Gir
(Voice: Rosearik Rikki Simons)
Dib
(Voice: Andy Berman)
Gaz
(Voice: Melissa Fahn)

Credits

Director

Steve Ressell

Voices

Rosearik Rikki Simons
Richard Steven Horvitz

Producer

Steve Ressell

Executive Producer

Mary Harrington
Jhonen Vasquez

Color Design

Rosearik Rikki Simons

Original Music

Kevin Manthei

Creator

Jhonen Vasquez

Head Writer

Jhonen Vasquez

Broadcasters

Nickelodeon

Inside Jokes

  • Writer Rob Hummel can be seen on the back of a milk carton in Gaz's house.

Television

Invader Zim (Season 1, Episode 1)

Video Information

DVD

United States

Invader Zim Volume 1: Doom Doom Doom
Invader Zim: Operation Doom

Technical Specifications

Animation Type: Standard Animation - Digital Ink and Paint - Computer Animation (CGI)
Aspect Ratio: 4 : 3 (Television)
Color Type: Color
Sound Type: Stereo
Print Type: Video (NTSC)
Negative Type: Digital
Original Language: English
Original Country: United States

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        Sources

        Rosearik Rikki Simons: Voices
        • Verified by DVD commentary

        Richard Steven Horvitz: Voices
        • Verified by DVD commentary

        Jhonen Vasquez: Head Writer
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        Mary Harrington: Executive Producer
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        Jhonen Vasquez: Executive Producer
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        Kevin Manthei: Original Music
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        Steve Ressell: Producer
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        Rosearik Rikki Simons: Color Design
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        Jhonen Vasquez: Creator
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        Steve Ressell: Director
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)