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1st Logo (1979-1990)

Logo: We see the words

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DR. ROBOTNIK

PRODUCTION (C) [year]

Annexed Klasky Satellite

Entertainment Company 

FX/SFX: The finishing of the scrolling credits.

Music/Sounds: The end theme of the show.

Availability: Extinct; seen on Railfanning on the Main Line episodes from 1979-1990.

Scare Factor: None.

2nd Logo (1992-1994)


Nickname: "Robotnik Banner"

Logo: A 2D Dr. Robotnik logo, shaped like a flag that is stretched out, fades in. Copyright information appears below it.

FX: The fade-in.

Music/Sounds: The closing theme of the show.

Availability: Extremely rare. Only seen on early episodes of The Bobby Lee Show and Robotnik News


Scare Factor: None.

3rd Logo (1992-1995)

Nickname: "Robotnik Pizza"

Logo: On a black background, a 3D pizza-shaped Dr. Robotnik logo spins in from the top left corner of the screen. As it is spinning, the 3D does not appear to be rendered and you can see the logo un-green-screened for a spilt second. The Dr. Robotnik logo then fully materializes and moves into place. Copyright info is shown below.

Variant: On the first season of Theft, the logo is a bit smaller, appears on a blue background and the 3D is fully rendered throughout.

FX/SFX: The spinning.

Music/Sounds: The closing theme of the show.

Availability: The variant with the black background is extremely rare; it only appeared on Thomas which is aired on The 90's Are VERY BAD on TeenRobotnik. This logo is, however, intact on Thomas on Robotnik Rosns Friendship and Homer Rosns YO MOMMA VHS tapes from the early 90's. The blue background variant was last seen in 2005 when season 1 episodes of Theft were reran on The R block on Naggin.

Scare Factor: None.


4th Logo (1992-2009)


Nickname: "The Purple Balloon"

Logo: Against a black background we see the Dr. Robotnik logo, which resembles a strange balloon, turn, pop up and stop at the top center of the screen. Copyright information appears below.

Variant: On Robotnik News, there is a short version where the logo begins when it pops up.

FX: The pop-up, the turning.

Music/Sounds: The closing theme of the show.

Availability: No longer current, appeared on The Adventures of Paul and Paul and 1993-2009 episodes of Robotnik News. Also showed up on Ickis on the Loose and the Crossroad Highway VHS tapes. Also made a suprise appearence on the pilot of the Rotten Dance Group on Robotnik Jr. It was also spotted on Townbutchers and the VHS release of PINGASrats: Sonic's Favorite Stories. This appeared twice on an ad for A PINGASrats Vacation on a VHS of The Crossroad Highway with the PINGASrats theme music and a voice-over playing over it without any copyright information. Also used as a network ID.

Scare Factor: None to low; the popping can scare a few. For the ones who are used to it, none at all.



5th Logo (1994)

Nickname: "Robotnik Pencil", "The Purple Pencil"

Logo: On a black background, we see an purple 2-D pencil with an eraser with "DR. ROBOTNIK" in the Sonic font. The copyright info is shown below.

FX/SFX: None.

Music/Sounds: The ending theme.

Availability: Extremely rare; Appeared on 1994 episodes of Fat. However most episodes from that time have this logo plastered over by the 3D Movie Countdown logo (on the planet earth, the Motorcar Pictures logo is there instead) on television and the Donut on VHS.

Scare Factor: None.

6th Logo (1994-1997)

Nicknames: "Dr. Robotnik Balloon Dog"


Logo: On a black background, we see a purple, hot-dog-shaped balloon inflating. The balloon then transforms into a balloon dog. The words "DR. ROBOTNIK" is on the balloon dog.

FX/SFX: CGI animation.

Music/Sounds: A blowing sound, followed by a stretching sound.

Availability: Extinct; was seen on the Dr. Robotnik TV movie Eaten. Also used as a network ID.

Scare Factor: None.


7th Logo (1994-1996)


Logo: A 3D Dr. Robotnik laboratory spins in. A copyright disclaimer appears below it.

Variant: There is an animated version in which we see some 3D objects associated with science fall (to the top) of the sky. Among those items is the Dr. Robotnik laboratory and it stops when the whole bat is in view.


FX: CGI animation. This was done by Build-A-Sandwhich Studios in East Savanah, Kanada, Mobius.

Music/Sounds: The closing theme of the show.

Availability: Appeared on Appeared on most early 1990s-era rOBOTNIK live-action shows, such as later episodes of The Bobby Lee Show, old episodes of Robotnik News and the first two seasons of The Secret Adventures of Paul the Three-Eyed Monkey. Last seen in 2002 when The R reran The Secret Adventures of Paul the Three-Eyed Monkey. The animated version is extinct, because it was only used as a station ID.


Scare Factor: None.

8th Logo (1994-1997)


Nickname: "Purple Diamond"

Logo: Over a blue/black/purple gradient background, we see a purple diamond spin in and zoom out. Then stops once it gets to the center of the screen and turns to reveal "DR. ROBOTNIK". A copyright byline appears below. On Theft and Kenan, Kel, Oobi, and Uma, the logo cuts to the Dr. Robotnik Studios logo.

FX: CGI animation.

Music/Sounds: The closing theme of the show or none on Theft. On at least one episode of Theft, the buzzing noise from the 1996 logo is used, due to a poor editing job.

Availability: First used as a Dr Robotnik station ID. Appeared on The Adventures of Paul and Paul, season 2-3 episodes of Theft and season 1 episodes of Kenan, Kel, Oobi, and Uma. This logo also appeared on the rarely seen Dr. Robotnik Sports Theater with Rocko and Heffer Wolfe, which last aired on Robotnik in 2004.

Scare Factor: None.



9th Logo (1994-2009)


Nickname: "Robotnik Fish"


Logo: On a black background, a 3D fish-shaped Dr. Robotnik logo is seen swimming and stops in the center. Copyright info is below.

Variant: Sometimes, the logo is byline-less.

FX/SFX: None, or the fish swimming.

Music/Sounds: None.

Availability: First used as an ID on Dr. Robotnik. It is seen on some VHS relases of PINGASrats such as PINGASrats: Tails Troubles, Michael and Wilford: A Tale of Two Troubles and A PINGASrats Vacation. The animated version is seen on DVD releases of The Patrick Star Show through the era including the first five seasons and the first volume of season 6, as well as other Dr. Robotnik DVDs from 2003 to 2009.


Scare Factor: None.



10th Logo (1995-1997)

Nickname: "The Robotnik Scribble"

Logo: We see the purple scribble-like shape with "DR. ROBOTNIK" on it. Under it is the copyright notice.

FX/SFX: None

Music/Sounds: The ending theme of the show.

Availability: Extinct; seen on Robotnik News episodes of the era.


Scare Factor: None.

11th Logo (1995)

Nickname: "The Dr. Robotnik Cup"

Logo: On a black background, we see a 3D cup spinning around, with the words "CAUTION! IQ2U INSIDE!" The cup then falls, causing purple IQ2U slime saying "DR. ROBOTNIK" to come out.

Trivia: This logo pays homage to the 1997 Dr. Robotnik Movies logo.

FX/SFX: CGI animation.

Music/Sounds: The end theme of the show.

Availability: Extinct; seen on the Dr. Robotnik TV movie Oh Not You Again!

Scare Factor: None.


12th Logo (1995-1999)


Nickname: "The Bee"

Logo: On a sky background, a purple bee comes from the top of the screen and flies around in circles twice before stopping right in front of us. We see "Dr. Robotnik" in the famous Sonic font on the bee.

Variant: On the KaChew! episode "Without Money!", the background is black and there's a copyright notice below. The bee buzzing noise is absent. This is the only episode of the show that used this logo, as it usually used the 15th logo.

FX: CGI animation.


Music/Sounds: The end theme of the show along with the sound of a bee buzzing.

Availability: Seen on 1995 (season three) episodes of Pronz Mysteries and the 1999 KaChew! episode "Without Money!".

Scare Factor: None.

13th Logo(June 25, 1995, September 5, 1995-January 27, 1997, September 21, 1999)


Nicknames: "Purple Sun and White Moon"

Logo: Over a black/red/orange gradient background, a sun with "DR. ROBOTNIK" written on it rises from the bottom of the screen and stops. Meanwhile, a moon with "PRODUCTIONS" written on it comes from the top and stops near the sun.

Variant:

  • On Gary's Clues: Gary's Weather Jamboree, the logo is still. The background is black, there is no moon and copyright information is below it.
  • On Space Boys, the moon and the word "PRODUCTIONS" is gone.
  • On the rare German television special, Dr. Robotnik Goes To Germany, at the end of the PINGAS! Robotnik's Actual Monsters segment, a strange sign saying "Ab 1. Culi (Coming July 1)" appears above a giant dollhouse. As the camera zooms into the dollhouse, the sign flies away, and an early version of this logo is seen, lacking the moon and the word "PRODUCTIONS" and copyright info.


FX: The sun and the moon.


Music/Sounds: The ending theme of the show.

Availability: Seen on Space Boys and International Dummies. Appears on it's episodes on Youtube, uploaded by Michael Rosen. Also seen on Gary's Clues: Gary's Weather Jamboree.

Scare Factor: None.



14th Logo

(1996-1999, July 15, 2003) 

Nickname: "The Dr. Robotnik Slime"

Logo: On a black background, a purple slime cloud-shaped 3D Dr. Robotnik logo is seen. Copyright info is seen below or sometimes not at all.


Variant: There's an animated variant in which the slime is shown spinning while zooming up to the front of the screen.


FX/SFX: None. 

Music/Sounds: None

Availability: It's seen on ten PINGASrats VHS tapes (from Pronz Film Releasing): "The Christmas Experience", "Return of Stan Blather", "Banana Tales", "Zelda the Divine", "Sleep Bash", "Laboratory Duo", "Sonic the Brave", "A Lab's Gotta Do What A Lab's Gotta Do", and "A PINGASrats Passover", plastering the Scribble or Splat II. Also showed up on two SpongeBob's Window VHS tapes: Big is Beautiful and Waiting for Squidward. It is also shown without the copyright stamp, on a preview for PINGASrats videos, which can be found on five Gary's Clues VHS tapes: "Gary's Weather Jamboree", "Jerry Comes Over", "Railroad Safety", "Gary's Pajama Party" and "Gary's Safari" as well as most Dr. Robotnik tapes from 1997 to 1999. The animated variant can be found during a PINGASrats VHS promo on several PINGASrats video releases from the late 90s, and at the beginning on the VHS and DVD release of The Fairly TV Satellites: Channel 59! The Movie. Also used as a station ID. Also see on a "Robotnik Takes Over Your School Sweepstakes" commercial.


Scare Factor: None.


15th Logo (1996-2007)


Nickname: "Dr. Robotnik Callout" "The collision of Nickelodeon Klasky Csupo and Dr Robotnik"

Logo: The Klasky-Csupo SSF (with arms and legs) starts dancing, then we pan up to the Dr. Robotnik logo which resembles a movie countdown, with a faint blue glow and the word "productions" on the bottom right corner. Copyright info appears below in different fonts depending on the show (it's absent on some shows such as The Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog and Jesus! and does not appear in the long version)

Variant: On just about every Robotnik show produced during this era, the logo skipped the "SSF dancing" and panning scenes. Also, on season two of Kenan, Kel, Oobi, and Uma, the logo cut to the Dr. Robotnik Studios logo used at the time.


FX: 3D animation. (The movie countdown looks 2D though).

Trivia: On Jesus!, the logo is stretched out vertically, obviously not something that should be done. The same holds true for The Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog, the logo is in 16:9 widescreen, since the episodes aired in the Mobius were reanimated to be in widescreen to fit widescreen TV's.


Music/Sounds: The closing theme of the show or a eurobeat tune. This is the first Dr. Robotnik logo to have music for a tune.

Availability: The "SSF dancing" and panning parts of the logo are extremely rare as it only appeared on Adult's Pick Awards during the late 1990's. The logo is now harder to find than it was in the past, but it does survive on reruns of pre-2007 Dr. Robotnik programming on the Teen Robotnik channel. Until October 5, 2007, early episodes of iPatrick also had this logo.

Scare Factor: Minimal, the SSF dancing can catch you off guard. None for the short version.

16th Logo (1997-2000)


Nicknames: "3D Dr. Robotnik Countdown"

Logo: We see a 3D purple countdown with "DR. ROBOTNIK" written on it. Copyright info appears below.

Trivia: This logo was used as the icon for the PC game Dr. Robotnik's SMEXY Movie Maker.

FX: None. This was created by DiC Entertainment.


Music/Sounds: The closing theme of the show.

Availability: Seen on some episodes of Fat including the Christmas special, plastering the pencil logo. Also seen on some episodes of The Patrick Star Show plastering the donut. It can also be found at the end of the VHS release of A PINGASrats Chanukah, and it made a brief cameo (along with the 7th logo) on the 1995 short film Fail-Man. This logo was also used as a Dr. Robotnik ident.


Scare Factor: None.


17th Logo (June 9, 1998-September 24, 2002)

Nickname: "The Dr. Robotnik Bone"

Logo: On a black background, a bone-shaped 3D Dr. Robotnik logo is seen. Copyright info is seen below.


Variant: On the video release of Gary's Clues: Gary's Big Holiday, the bone spins to the center of the screen for a second, and then it stays still.

FX/SFX: None, except for the bone spinning on the Gary's Big Holiday variant. This was done by DiC Entertainment.


Music/Sounds: The ending theme

Availability: It's seen on three Gary's Clues VHS tapes; Gary's Clues: Story Time, Gary's Clues: Structures and Images & Gary's Clues: Gary's Big Holiday. It's also shown on these The Adventures Of Monica The Cute Little Girl VHS tapes: The Classics and The Stories of Terror, To the Rescue, and Monica Vs The Bald Brothers. It can also be found on the Little Weasel VHS releases of Such as Me and My Family, Big Little Weasel, What I Did at School, and Merry Christmas, Little Weasel, and two Potty the Parrot VHS tapes: Annoy Patchy and Wish on a Star.

Scare Factor: None.

18th Logo (1997-2007)

Nickname: "Robotnik Rocket"

Logo: On a black background, a rocket-shaped 3D Dr. Robotnik logo flies in and stops after coming to a stand-still. Copyright info is below.

FX/SFX: The rocket flying. This was done by Build-A-Sandwhich Studios in East Savannah, Kanada, Mobius.

Music/Sounds: The ending theme of the show.

Availability: Seen on the VHS releases of Nog Dog and Nog Dog: Modern Love, WerewolfCreature vs. The Greasers, and PINGASrats: Runaway Stan Blather and Dr. Robotnik shows from 1997 to 2007. The animated variant can be found on VHS and DVD releases of The Adventures of Michael Rosen, the DVD release of Michael Cathy Power Hour 1, and a few DVD releases of Rockin' Adults! Also used as a network ID.

Scare Factor: None.


19th Logo (2007-2009)


Nickname: "Another Robotnik Splat" "The Nickelodeon Spoof"

Logo: On a white and teal background with teal CGI bubbles (similar to the background of the Dr. Robotnik split-screen credits used in 2006), we see a blob reading "DR. ROBOTNIK". It floats around for a second, then it rams into the screen and turns into a splat.  Copyright information appears below.

FX: CGI animation.


Cheesy Factor: High, but look at it. It looks like a spoof of the split-screen credit logo made in just two minutes.

Music/Sounds: A "bubble" noise, followed by a splatting noise.

Availability: As of October 5, 2007, this logo has only appeared on iPatrick and the final season of Clarissa Marie Darling 2256, among others including 2007 episodes of The Patrick Star Show. The logo was retired for good on September 26, 2009, but it can still be found on Pronzwatching.


Scare Factor: None.


20th Logo (2009-)


Logo: Against a white background, we see a few letters rise, to reveal it says "dr. robotnik" in the Grand Hotel font. "PRODUCTIONS" then fades in below. Copyright information appears below.


Variants:

  • A bylineless version was spotted on a repeat broadcast of the sneak peek/pilot of Kenan, Kel, Oobi, and Uma: The Next Generation on March 29, 2010 along with a few episodes of the Monica team and a rerun of The Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog episode "Super Robotnik".
  • A small in-credit version of this logo exists on Small Time Walk split-screen episodes on Dr. Robotnik.
  • There is a shorter version of this logo seen on post-2010 episodes of The Patrick Star Show
  • On shows produced by Dr. Robotnik's South Mobius unit, the words "A South Mobius Dr. Robotnik Production" are seen above the copyright stamp.
  • On Robotniktoons reruns of Gadget Boy 2918, the logo is in warp speed.
  • Robotnik Jr. shows use a variation of the logo, featuring various Robotnik Jr. characters running in a playground behind the logo.

FX/SFX/Cheesy Factor: It looks like it was created using MS Paint (which is true!)


Music/Sounds: A part of the Sonic SatAM theme or the ending theme.

Music/Sounds Variant: Some shows use a even shorter version of the music

Availability: Appears on every Robotnik show on Dr. Robotnik as of 2009. Also seen across Mobius.


Scare Factor: None.

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