Hey Arnold! is an American cartoon created by Craig Bartlett that began airing during the early years of Nickelodeon in October 1996 and ran until June 2004. The show focuses on the titular character Arnold, a boy with an abnormally football shaped head living in the city with his grandparents at the Sunset Arms Boarding House and attending grade school with his friends. Many episodes focus on a problem associated with a supporting character and usually involves Arnold helping them through it. The show was heavily praised for its moral values and quirky brand of comedy.