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Butch Hartman is the creator of the Nickelodeon series, Danny Phantom. He has also served as a writer, producer, director, and storyboard artist for the show, and is a composer of its theme song.

He has worked on other TV shows as well, but he is most famous for the 3 other Nickelodeon shows he created: The Fairly OddParents, T.U.F.F. Puppy, and Bunsen is a Beast.

Writing credits

Season 1

Season 3

Storyboard artist credits

42 episodes
===Season 1===

Season 2

Season 3

Directing credits

53 episodes
===Season 1===

Season 2

Season 3


Avatar Aang by Butch Hartman.

  • Butch stopped working for Nickelodeon on February 2nd, 2018. He publically announced his departure from the network with a Youtube video on February 8th, 2018.[1]
  • Butch has drawn Avatar Aang and many other Nickelodeon characters in his art style.
  • He is working on a Danny Phantom-like series for YouTube called "Imaginathan".
  • Butch Hartman is friends with Seth MacFarlane, creator of three of the many animated TV shows on Fox. They met while working at Hanna-Barbera.[2] The two would later go onto to make the short, "Zoomates" together for Oh Yeah! Cartoons.
    • The character, Dr. Elmer Hartman in Family Guy, was named after Hartman.[2] He also voiced various characters in the show's first few seasons.
  • In a video on his YouTube channel, Butch listed his top 5 favorite Danny Phantom episodes (in no particular order) as:
    1. Maternal Instinct
    2. Kindred Spirits
    3. Fanning the Flames
    4. The Ultimate Enemy
    5. Phantom Planet
  • His favorite movies and heroes are:[citation needed]
    • Superman: The Movie, starring Christopher Reeve
    • Spiderman films and the X-Men films
    • The only Batman film he likes is Batman Begins with Christian Bale.
    • Star Wars, the first three films
    • Back to the Future
    • Zootopia (all-time animated favorite)
  • In the 80s, he appeared as a contestant on one of the game shows The Match Game-Hollywood Squares Hour and he was a 4-day champion on Body Language.
  • Hartman has created a children's social media phone application called the Noog Network.[3][4]
  • Hartman is an openly devout born-again Christian[3] and young-Earth creationist[5] who converted in 2000 after hearing a sermon by Frederick K. C. Price.[6]

Original art

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External links

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Wincat Alcala | Ray Angrum | Ben Balistreri | Mark Banker | Richard Bowman | Bob Boyle | Ken Bruce | Dave Bullock | Sam Bullock | Gary Conrad | Steve Daye | Daniel de la Vega | Sean Dempsey | Shannon Denton | Mark Drop | George Goodchild | Ellen Lichtwardt Goodchild | Chris Graham | Ian Graham | Aaron Hammersley | Butch Hartman | Juli Hashiguchi | Marty Isenberg | Lothell Jones | Lane Lueras | Steve Marmel | Guy Moon | Shawn Murray | Shaunt Nigoghossian | Scott Peterson | Kevin Petrilak | Robb Pratt | Fred Reyes | Amy Keating Rogers | David Silverman | Kevin Sullivan | Stephen Sustarsic | Dave Thomas | Sib Ventress | Matt Wayne | Erik Wiese | James Yang
Main Cast Rickey D'Shon Collins | Grey DeLisle | David Kaufman | Colleen O'Shaughnessey | Rob Paulsen | Kath Soucie
Secondary Cast Dee Bradley Baker | Susanne Blakeslee | S. Scott Bullock | Maria Canals Barrera | Patricia Heaton | Martin Mull | Daran Norris | Ron Perlman | Dat Phan | Kevin Michael Richardson | James Sie | Matthew St. Patrick | Tara Strong | Cree Summer | Frank Welker
Guest Stars Will Arnett | William Baldwin | David Carradine | Brian Cox | Jon Cryer | Michael Dorn | Peri Gilpin | Mark Hamill | Taylor Lautner | Peter MacNicol | Chynna Phillips | AnnaSophia Robb | Eric Roberts | Krista Swan