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}}'''''PuffRuff School''''' is an American animated television series created by [[TjsWorld2011]] for the [[Wikipedia:Fox Broadcasting Company|Fox Broadcasting Company]]. The series is primarily set at the fictional [[PuffRuff Middle School]] in San Francisco, California, and centers on the lives of four students: [[MJ|Emily "MJ" Jordan]], [[Kirby|Kirby Ableman]], [[Pyro|Pyro Rexton]], and [[Andrew|Andrew Anderson]]. Originally conceived as a satire of [[Wikipedia:Teen drama|teen drama]] television series, it features a wide range of running gags and cultural references, and ran from October 9, 1994 to May 23, 2004, airing a total of 221 episodes over the span of ten seasons.
 
}}'''''PuffRuff School''''' is an American animated television series created by [[TjsWorld2011]] for the [[Wikipedia:Fox Broadcasting Company|Fox Broadcasting Company]]. The series is primarily set at the fictional [[PuffRuff Middle School]] in San Francisco, California, and centers on the lives of four students: [[MJ|Emily "MJ" Jordan]], [[Kirby|Kirby Ableman]], [[Pyro|Pyro Rexton]], and [[Andrew|Andrew Anderson]]. Originally conceived as a satire of [[Wikipedia:Teen drama|teen drama]] television series, it features a wide range of running gags and cultural references, and ran from October 9, 1994 to May 23, 2004, airing a total of 221 episodes over the span of ten seasons.
   
''PuffRuff School'' was the first series produced by [[w:c:tjsworld2011:TjsWorld2011 Pictures|TjsWorld2011 Entertainment]] and [[w:c:tjsworld2011:NovaStar Animation|Pyro R. Productions]] (later [[w:c:tjsworld2011:NovaStar Animation|Imperium Entertainment]]). The series' character designs are influenced by that of ''[[Wikipedia:The Powerpuff Girls#Production|Whoopass Stew! A Sticky Situation]]'', a 1992 short film made by Tj's close friend [[Wikipedia:Craig McCracken|Craig McCracken]]. Tj had previously used the style on his first film ''[[w:c:tjsworld2011:Operation Blue|Operation Blue]]'' (1993), and the initial success of that film and ''PuffRuff School'' convinced McCracken to eventually pitch his own show, titled ''[[Wikipedia:The Powerpuff Girls|The Powerpuff Girls]]'', to [[Wikipedia:Cartoon Network|Cartoon Network]]. Having used traditional ink-and-paint animation since [[Season 1]], ''PuffRuff School'' switched to digital ink-and-paint starting with the [[Season 7]] episode "[[Field of Daydreams]]" in 2000.
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''PuffRuff School'' was the first series produced by [[w:c:tjsworld2011:TjsWorld2011 Pictures|TjsWorld2011 Entertainment]] and [[w:c:tjsworld2011:NovaStar Animation|Pyro R. Productions]] (later [[w:c:tjsworld2011:NovaStar Animation|Imperium Entertainment]]). The series' character designs are influenced by that of ''[[Wikipedia:The Powerpuff Girls#Production|Whoopass Stew! A Sticky Situation]]'', a 1992 short film made by Tj's close friend [[Wikipedia:Craig McCracken|Craig McCracken]]. Tj had previously used the style on his first film ''[[w:c:tjsworld2011:Operation Blue|Operation Blue]]'' (1993), and the initial success of that film and ''PuffRuff School'' convinced McCracken to eventually pitch his own show, titled ''[[Wikipedia:The Powerpuff Girls|The Powerpuff Girls]]'', to [[Wikipedia:Cartoon Network|Cartoon Network]]. Having used traditional ink-and-paint animation since [[Season 1]], ''PuffRuff School'' switched to digital ink-and-paint starting with the [[Season 6]] episode "[[Field of Daydreams]]" in 2000.
   
 
During its run, the series spawned various spin-off media, including video games, comics, toys, and a [[PuffRuff School: The Movie|feature film]]. The series has been praised for its humor, dialogue, and writing, and earned two [[Wikipedia:Primetime Emmy Award|Primetime Emmy Award]] nominations during its run. In 2013, ''PuffRuff School'' was placed at number 47 on [[Wikipedia:TV Guide|TV Guide]]'s list of the "[[Wikipedia:TV Guide's 60 Greatest Cartoons of All Time|60 Greatest Cartoons of All Time]]", and in 2016, it was placed at number 91 on ''[[Wikipedia:Rolling Stone|Rolling Stone]]''<nowiki>'</nowiki>s list of the "100 Greatest TV Shows of All Time".
 
During its run, the series spawned various spin-off media, including video games, comics, toys, and a [[PuffRuff School: The Movie|feature film]]. The series has been praised for its humor, dialogue, and writing, and earned two [[Wikipedia:Primetime Emmy Award|Primetime Emmy Award]] nominations during its run. In 2013, ''PuffRuff School'' was placed at number 47 on [[Wikipedia:TV Guide|TV Guide]]'s list of the "[[Wikipedia:TV Guide's 60 Greatest Cartoons of All Time|60 Greatest Cartoons of All Time]]", and in 2016, it was placed at number 91 on ''[[Wikipedia:Rolling Stone|Rolling Stone]]''<nowiki>'</nowiki>s list of the "100 Greatest TV Shows of All Time".

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PuffRuff School is an American animated television series created by TjsWorld2011 for the Fox Broadcasting Company. The series is primarily set at the fictional PuffRuff Middle School in San Francisco, California, and centers on the lives of four students: Emily "MJ" Jordan, Kirby Ableman, Pyro Rexton, and Andrew Anderson. Originally conceived as a satire of teen drama television series, it features a wide range of running gags and cultural references, and ran from October 9, 1994 to May 23, 2004, airing a total of 221 episodes over the span of ten seasons.

PuffRuff School was the first series produced by TjsWorld2011 Entertainment and Pyro R. Productions (later Imperium Entertainment). The series' character designs are influenced by that of Whoopass Stew! A Sticky Situation, a 1992 short film made by Tj's close friend Craig McCracken. Tj had previously used the style on his first film Operation Blue (1993), and the initial success of that film and PuffRuff School convinced McCracken to eventually pitch his own show, titled The Powerpuff Girls, to Cartoon Network. Having used traditional ink-and-paint animation since Season 1, PuffRuff School switched to digital ink-and-paint starting with the Season 6 episode "Field of Daydreams" in 2000.

During its run, the series spawned various spin-off media, including video games, comics, toys, and a feature film. The series has been praised for its humor, dialogue, and writing, and earned two Primetime Emmy Award nominations during its run. In 2013, PuffRuff School was placed at number 47 on TV Guide's list of the "60 Greatest Cartoons of All Time", and in 2016, it was placed at number 91 on Rolling Stone's list of the "100 Greatest TV Shows of All Time".

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Broadcast

To read the list of episodes of the show, go here.

Film

Main article: PuffRuff School: The Movie

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Credits

For the normal closing credits order for this show, see here.

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