A Little Bit On The Adventures of Pete & Pete Side: Splitsider has an awesome article up about one of the greatest Nickelodeon shows of all time. Did you know that it was originally supposed to be about a boy named Pete and his dog of the same name? Or that the movie Snow Day was originally supposed to be a Pete & Pete flick?

The Adventures of Pete & Pete remains a gleaming paragon of this DIY/indie/punk-integrated-into-children’s-programming mentality.

“It was that downtown Manhattan sensibility,” said Katherine Dieckmann (that’s “Deekman,” to you), who originally worked with her Pete & Pete cohorts to create the show, would later have her hand in more episodes than any other director of the series and bestowed upon the program that “pre-Emo/hipster/indie” sensibility it has become known for.

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