The Fairly OddParents (season 1)

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The Fairly OddParents (season 1)
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Country of originUnited States
No. of episodes7
Original networkNickelodeon
Original releaseMarch 30 (2001-03-30) –
December 9, 2001 (2001-12-09)
Season chronology
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List of The Fairly OddParents episodes

The first season of The Fairly OddParents is the first installment of the series. It first aired on March 30, 2001 with the first episode "The Big Problem / Power Mad".


No. in
TitleDirected byWritten byStoryboard byOriginal air date
1a1a"The Big Problem!"Butch Hartman and
Jaime Diaz
Steve MarmelButch Hartman and
Bernie Petterson
March 30, 2001 (2001-03-30)

Faced with the hardships of being short, Timmy wishes to become an adult, but becomes a middle-aged man instead. Then, after being informed that Cosmo and Wanda will be reassigned to a new child since fairies can only grant wishes to children, Timmy, with their help, must find his inner child in order to wish himself young again.

Note: Mr. and Mrs. Turner's faces are finally revealed in this episode.
1b1b"Power Mad!"Butch HartmanSteve Marmel
Story by: Mike Bell and Steve Marmel
Butch HartmanMarch 30, 2001 (2001-03-30)
Timmy is sick and tired of his games being too childish, so he wishes for the most challenging video game ever. When Chester and A.J. come over unexpectedly, they end up transporting themselves into the game. Now Timmy must enter the game and survive various levels of difficulty in order to reach his friends, or else Vicky's appliances could cause a power surge and shut down the game forever.
2a2a"Spaced Out"Butch HartmanMike Bell, Butch Hartman & Steve MarmelButch Hartman and
Barry Bunce
April 6, 2001 (2001-04-06)
After watching an episode of Crash Nebula, Timmy and friends want to stage an reenactment, and Timmy wants an authentic alien creature for it. To fulfill this want, Cosmo and Wanda conjure up Mark Chang, prince of the planet Yugopotamia. Mark then captures Chester and A.J. and develops an affection for Vicky. Since magic cannot interfere with true love, Timmy, Cosmo and Wanda blast off to Yugopotamia to find Mark's parents so they can set things straight and bring Mark home.
2b2b"TransParents!"Butch Hartman and
Larry Leichliter
Butch Hartman and Steve MarmelButch Hartman and
Joe Daniello
April 6, 2001 (2001-04-06)
Timmy's teacher, Mr. Denzel Crocker, calls for a conference with Timmy's parents for a suspicious show-and-tell project. Not wanting to let his real parents find out, Timmy asks Cosmo and Wanda to pose as his parents. Crocker, who knows that Cosmo and Wanda are fairies, sets up traps for them to prove their existence.
3a3a"A Wish Too Far!"Butch HartmanSteve MarmelButch Hartman and
Erik Wiese
April 13, 2001 (2001-04-13)
Timmy wants to fit in and fall in love with popular girl Trixie Tang, but the more popular he wishes to become, the more selfish he becomes about his wishes.
3b3b"Tiny Timmy!"Butch Hartman and
Larry Leichliter
Steve Marmel
Story by: Butch Hartman, Mike Bell, and Steve Marmel
Paul McEvoyApril 13, 2001 (2001-04-13)
In order to study the human body, Cosmo and Wanda shrink Timmy so that he can explore Vicky's human body, but chaos soon ensues.
4a4a"Father Time!"Butch Hartman and
Jaime Diaz
Butch Hartman and Steve MarmelJohn Fountain and
Butch Hartman
April 20, 2001 (2001-04-20)
After getting in trouble for melting his father's trophy with heat vision, Timmy wishes for a time-travelling scooter so he can stop Dad from ever winning it. Unfortunately, Timmy's actions have changed the course of history when he returns to the present: Dad rules all of Dimmsdale, and Cosmo and Wanda never met Timmy. Now, Timmy must return to the past to correct the damage he did to the timeline.
4b4b"Apartnership!"Butch HartmanButch Hartman and
Steve Marmel
John Fountain and
Butch Hartman
April 20, 2001 (2001-04-20)
While celebrating the wedding anniversary of both his parents and godparents, Timmy is forced to travel to Fairy World when Cosmo leaves Wanda due to a misunderstanding.
5a5a"Chin Up!"Butch HartmanSteve MarmelPaul McEvoy and
Butch Hartman
April 27, 2001 (2001-04-27)

Timmy meets his favorite superhero, The Crimson Chin, but the discovery that he is fictional sends the hero into a deep depression. Timmy must now reverse this situation, and as a result, he gains the superhero alter-ego of Cleft the Boy Chin Wonder.

Guest star: Jay Leno as the Crimson Chin
5b5b"Dog's Day Afternoon"Butch Hartman and
Larry Leichliter
Steve MarmelPaul McEvoy and
Butch Hartman
April 27, 2001 (2001-04-27)
Timmy wishes to switch brains with Vicky's dog, but swiftly discovers that the dog actually has it just as badly as he does, in that Vicky wants to have him "get fixed."
6a6a"Dream Goat!"Butch Hartman and
Larry Leichliter
Butch Hartman
Story by: Butch Hartman, Mike Bell, and Steve Marmel
John FountainMay 4, 2001 (2001-05-04)
Feeling that Chompy the Goat needs freedom, Timmy wishes him free. However, when Vicky is spotted near Chompy's pen, she is accused of setting Chompy free and is arrested. Timmy later realizes that he must get Chompy back.
6b6b"The Same Game"Butch HartmanButch Hartman and
Steve Marmel
Paul McEvoy and
Butch Hartman
May 4, 2001 (2001-05-04)

Timmy gets bullied for his large buck teeth, so he wishes for everyone to look the same. This turns everyone into gray, unrecognizable blobs. Now Cosmo and Wanda must find Timmy before they explode and turn into dust.

Guest star: Gilbert Gottfried as Dr. Bender & Wendell Bender
77"Christmas Everyday!"Butch HartmanButch Hartman and Steve Marmel
Story by: Butch Hartman, Tracy Berna, and Steve Marmel
Butch Hartman and
Bob Boyle
December 9, 2001 (2001-12-09)[1]

Timmy has a wonderful Christmas, so he wishes it was Christmas every day, but then the other holiday spirits become jealous and force Timmy to race to the North Pole in an attempt to save Santa.

Guest stars: Tom Arnold as Corporate Santa and Brian Dunkleman as the April Fool

DVD releases[edit]

Season Episodes Release dates
Region 1 Region 2 Region 4
1 7 Superhero Spectacle: February 3, 2004 (Episodes: "Chin Up!")
Channel Chasers: October 5, 2004 (Episodes: "Spaced Out")
Nick Picks Holiday: September 26, 2006 (Episodes: "Christmas Everyday!")
Volume 1: June 2, 2009 (Episodes: "The Big Problem!" – "The Same Game")
Volume 2: June 2, 2009 (Episodes: "Christmas Every Day")
The Big Problem: February 23, 2004 (Episodes: "The Big Problem" – "Tiny Timmy" • "Chin Up!" / "Dog's Day Afternoon")
Boys in the Band: September 13, 2004 (Episodes: "Father Time" / "Apartnership" • "Dream Goat" / "The Same Game")
Timvisible: September 5, 2005 (Episodes: "Christmas Every Day")
The Complete First Series: October 17, 2005 (Entire season included)
Wish One: September 8, 2004 (Episodes: "The Big Problem" – "Tiny Timmy" • "Chin Up!" / "Dog's Day Afternoon")
Wish Two: September 8, 2004 (Episodes: "Father Time" / "Apartnership" • "Dream Goat" / "The Same Game")
Wish Three: November 9, 2004 (Episodes: "Christmas Every Day")