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Where did the 90’s Nickelodeon go?

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Recently I have been reminiscing about when I was a kid. One of the biggest things that made up my childhood, as i’m sure it made up a part in your life, were cartoons. At the time when I was growing up, one of the main cartoon channels was Nickelodeon. Nickelodeon had so many shows and it had its own kind of little subculture. It even had its own theme park located in Miami. But has anyone ever thought what ever happened to all of the good TV shows and the theme park?

The theme park that was known as the headquarters for kids, was the go to place for anything and everything Nickelodeon. The theme park, called Nickelodeon studios, opened its doors for the first time on June 7th 1990 along with Universal Studios. The opening of the theme park was aired on the channel with a three hour special. The Nickelodeon studios gave daily tours of the studios and people had the opportunity to audition for the shows, and try out new games that might have gone on the air. One of the main attractions to the studio was the slime geyser that was in front of the famous Studio 18, which was where most if not all of the live Nickelodeon shows were filmed. On October 27th, 1990, the geyser was officially opened  and went up for the first time.

The studio even had a time capsule with things that mattered to kids in 1990. This time capsule was buried in front of the studios and was not to be opened until 50 years later, April 30, 2042. The time capsule stayed in its place until April 30th, 2005. That was the day that Nickelodeon Studios gave its last tours. The studio shut down recording there and ceased all activities that took place. The reason that the studio was shut down was because there wasn’t that much activities that actually went on at the studios, and tourism had dropped to a point where they were not making a profit at all. That was the end of the kids headquarters. But that was not the end of Nickelodeon themed parks. After the studios were closed, the Nickelodeon Suites Resorts were opened, this is where  the time capsule has met its last resting point( I hope) until it is opened in 2042. Until then, the old Nickelodeon  will just be memories for those old enough to have been a part of that awesome generation.

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Where did the 90’s Nickelodeon go?