The Adventures of Johnny Quasar

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The Adventures of Johnny Quasar was an early prototype of Jimmy Neutron, produced in 1995 and 1997.


This early incarnation of Jimmy Neutron was produced in 1995 and was pitched at SIGRAPH 1995. John. A. Davis produced a short film of the character in early 1995. A few screenshots and even a 7 second clip on YouTube has been uploaded by various users. The clip can be found on DNA Productions website using Internet Archive. Some more concept art can be found in the book "Not Just Cartoons We're Nicktoons". At SIGRAPH 1995 He met Steve Oedekerk who expressed interest in the project. Around 1997 (DNA Productions Website) updated their website renaming the Johnny Quasar page to Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius. 

These early demos of Jimmy Neutron remained lost for a long time, only 11 seconds of a 40 second demo were available, until Johnny's voice actor, Hilar H., uploaded the original demos on his YouTube channel on August 14, 2017. 


  • The first Johnny Quesar demo was produced 7 years prior to the television series, while the second one in 1997 was produced 5 years prior.
  • A screenshot of Johnny Quasar's original family can be found in the Nicktoons book. 
  • Out of all the versions of Jimmy, Johnny has the biggest forehead.
  • The 7 second clip features Johnny Quasar introducing himself and his dog Goddard.
  • The website featuring the page in 1996 was called Johnny Quasar: Boy Genius.
  • At the "Happy Happy Joy Joy" exhibit, a maquette of Johnny Quasar is seen.
  • On August 14th, 2017, Johnny Quasar's voice actor uploaded the full 1995 and 1997 demos on his YouTube channel Hilal H.
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