October 7, 2021
"Hey Arnold!" premieres on Nickelodeon (1996)
Thursday, October 7, 2021
One of Anacortes High School's most celebrated graduates would have to be Craig Bartlett, animator and creator of multiple children's television shows that have aired everywhere from PBS to Nickelodeon. He even created a multi-media simulator attraction for NASA's Kennedy Space Center. His breakout and arguably biggest show, 1996's "Hey Arnold!" centered on an inner-city kid living with his grandparents in a boarding house. The show has received worldwide acclaim and become a major part of many's childhoods.