Rocket Power

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  • TV-G
  • 1999
  • 7 Seasons
  • 6.8  (10,345)

Rocket Power was a popular Nickelodeon cartoon series that aired from 1999 to 2004. The show revolved around the lives of four friends, Otto Rocket (Joseph Ashton), Reggie Rocket (Shayna Fox), Twister Rodriguez (Ulises Cuadra), and Sam Dullard (Gary LeRoi Gray), who loved to participate in extreme sports and lived in the fictional town of Ocean Shores, California.

Otto, the titular character, was a skilled and talented athlete who was always up for a challenge. He loved to surf, skate, and participate in any other extreme sport he could find. His older sister, Reggie, acted as the voice of reason for the group, often keeping the boys in check when they went too far. Reggie was also a talented athlete, participating in many of the same sports as her brother.

Twister, the goofy and carefree member of the group, was always willing to try something new, even if he was not the most skilled at it. Sam, on the other hand, was more nervous and cautious. He often served as the group's comedic relief and was always happy to offer a helping hand.

The show was known for its impressive animation, which accurately portrayed the various sports the characters participated in, including surfing, skateboarding, snowboarding, and inline skating. The characters were often seen performing daring stunts and tricks, which inspired many young viewers to take up extreme sports themselves.

One of the unique features of Rocket Power was its inclusion of Hawaiian culture. Ray Bumatai played the character Tito, a Hawaiian surfer who owned the local smoothie shop and acted as a mentor to the group. He often shared stories and lessons from his Hawaiian heritage, which was a refreshing addition to the typical American sports-centric storylines.

Another character that added to the show's cultural diversity was the Rocket family's housekeeper, Merv Stimpleton. Lombardo Boyar played the character, who was often seen wearing a sombrero and speaking in broken English. Though some criticized the character as a negative stereotype, others appreciated the show's attempt to include diverse characters.

Throughout the series, the characters faced various challenges and obstacles, both on and off the playing field. Despite their differences, the group always stood by each other and worked together to overcome any problems they faced. The show taught valuable lessons about teamwork, persistence, and the importance of trying new things.

Rocket Power was a beloved show for many young viewers during its run on Nickelodeon. Its exciting, sports-focused storylines and diverse cast of characters made it a hit with kids who loved to participate in extreme sports or were interested in discovering new hobbies. Though it has been off the air for many years, its legacy lives on through its dedicated fan base and its influence on popular culture.

Rocket Power is a series that is currently running and has 7 seasons (103 episodes). The series first aired on September 7, 1999.

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Reggie's Big (Beach) Break
16. Reggie's Big (Beach) Break
July 19, 2003
Ocean Shores has been chosen as the host city for Beach Break TV's week- long televised special. As expected, the town is immediately inundated with teenagers, camera crews, bands, etc. While most of the gang hopes to rub elbows with visiting celebrities or get a little a face-time on TV, Reggie remains nonplused by the media circus.
New Girl In Town/After Shocked
15. New Girl In Town/After Shocked
June 16, 2004
Reggie meets and starts hanging with a new girl, Carla. Although Carla's equipment is a little shoddy, she keeps up with the gang. Reggie starts to get suspicious when Carla doesn't invite her over to her house and avoids questions about her family.
The Big Day
14. The Big Day
July 30, 2004
The highly anticipated grand opening of Zero Gravity Zone is finally within sight, Tito moves in with the Rockets, and Ray and Noelani's wedding is not far behind.
A Rocket X-Mas
13. A Rocket X-Mas
December 15, 2003
Ray, Otto, and Reggie learn a valuable Christmas lesson after spending too much time trying to make money for Christmas presents and arguing with each other over silly things.
Twist Of Fate
12. Twist Of Fate
March 26, 2004
We learn that "Gung-Ho Gopher," a cartoon Twister used to watch as a little boy, is one of his favorites. He even sent away for an official Gung-Ho Gopher Survival Belt!
Race Across New Zealand, Part Three
11. Race Across New Zealand, Part Three
August 16, 1999
The Shore Shack earns the gang enough in tips to finance their entry in the New Zealand Junior Waikikamukau Games. The games feature four extreme competitions for teams.
Race Across New Zealand, Part Two
10. Race Across New Zealand, Part Two
August 16, 1999
The Shore Shack earns the gang enough in tips to finance their entry in the New Zealand Junior Waikikamukau Games. The games feature four extreme competitions for teams.
Race Across New Zealand, Part One
9. Race Across New Zealand, Part One
August 16, 1999
The Shore Shack earns the gang enough in tips to finance their entry in the New Zealand Junior Waikikamukau Games. The games feature four extreme competitions for teams.
Sim Sammy/Otto Hangs 11
8. Sim Sammy/Otto Hangs 11
May 11, 2002
Sam creates a video game about his friends in Ocean Shores.-- It's Otto's eleventh birthday and he decides it is time that he should begin preparing to become a professional athlete.
Twisting Places/Power Play
7. Twisting Places/Power Play
April 12, 2002
Mrs. Rodriguez tells Lars he won't be able to compete in the NHL Breakout with real pro-hockey players unless he doesn't bully his younger brother.
Missile Crisis/Falsely Alarmed
6. Missile Crisis/Falsely Alarmed
March 25, 2004
Reggie meets her role model, Missy "The Missile" Giove, a downhill snow-bike racer who wears a piranha around her neck for good luck. -- When Otto pulls a fire alarm and Lars gets blamed for it, will Otto and Twister fess up to it?
Merv Links To Otto/Big Air
5. Merv Links To Otto/Big Air
March 24, 2004
When Mr. Stimpleton fixes Otto's bike for a competition, it's under the condition that he owes him a favor.--When Sam's asthma lands him in the hospital, the rest of the kids begin treating him like he might get sick again.
Major Scrummage/Snow Bounders
4. Major Scrummage/Snow Bounders
October 14, 2002
Trent decides to teach the Rocket kids Rugby, but thinks the sport might be "too rough" for Reggie!--When the news warns that a storm front called El Nada is going to hit Ocean Shores, Ray and Tito expect the worst.
Summer Breezy/Sammy's Fortune
3. Summer Breezy/Sammy's Fortune
March 23, 2004
The Rockets head out to Lake Havasu with Breezy to experiment with some of the latest extreme water sports gear.-- The Rocket kids meet Patsy, "fortune teller and telepathic wonder chick," who gives all of them fortunes that seem to come true.
Cinco De Twisto/Saving Lt. Ryan
2. Cinco De Twisto/Saving Lt. Ryan
May 3, 2003
Can Twister convince Otto and the gang that his singing concert on Cinco de Mayo isn't totally lame? -- Major Madison comes to inspect Ocean Shores and Lifeguard Lt. Ryan thinks he'll demand major discipline.
Rad Rover Come Over/Extreme Nerd
1. Rad Rover Come Over/Extreme Nerd
January 29, 2003
The kids find a stray dog that they take in. -- Sam enters a Robattle competition and tries to defeat Oliver and his group who are the defending champions.
Where to Watch Rocket Power
Rocket Power is available for streaming on the Nickelodeon website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Rocket Power on demand at Paramount+, Amazon Prime, Amazon, Vudu and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    September 7, 1999
  • IMDB Rating
    6.8  (10,345)