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Purple Guy is a 1992 American animated TV show created by Mala M. It is the first spin-off of Malachi Tyrus. It first premiered on September 26, 1992, and ended it's original 5-season run on October 7, 1998, where as the series had two reruns, one from 1992-1998, and two, from 1999-2000. 3 specials and a direct-to-video film were also produced during the series run.

While the show premiered on the same day Season 1-3 (TV's Best Toons & The Fox Kids T.V. Takeover in Season 1-2 on Purple Guy) of its predecessor aired, it was combined into an hour-long marathon called Oh Yeah! Malachi's Fun. Because of the series low ratings, it was removed from Fox Kids lineup after Season 4-5.

While the fourth season aired originally on Nickelodeon, due to a large number of letters to bring the series back, the series was brought back onto Fox Kids on September 4, 1999, starting with the series' first special. On November 15, 2000, the series had 5 seasons, 21 episodes, 3 specials, and 2 reruns. Because of them having low ratings, Fox stopped broadcasting Purple Guy on October 6, 2001. The series was brought back to television with a 10th anniversary TV movie on August 13, 2006, on The Malachi Channel, with reruns continuing until 2010. Reruns currently air on The Malachi Channel XD.

Characters

  • Purple Guy
  • Malachi
  • Jenny
  • Takashi
  • Liewa
  • Dan
  • Phil
  • Ronald
  • Lucas
  • Daniel
  • Elijah
  • Henry
  • Sebastian
  • Wyatt
  • Ryan
  • Cory
  • Zaria
  • Kaliani
  • Giana
  • Andi
  • Alimee
  • Dr. Beanson
  • Green Bob
  • Dr. PBS
  • Little Guy
  • Geo Guy
  • Tiana
  • Lola
  • Gree Guy
  • Greeny Michael
  • and many more

Broadcasting

USA

  • Fox (1992-2000)
  • Nickelodeon (1995-2000)
  • The Malachi Channel (1994-2001; 2006-2010)
  • The Malachi Channel XD (2011-present)
  • Cartoon Network (2002-2008)
  • Boomerang (2008-2012)

UK

  • CITV (1992-1996)
  • Fox Kids (1998-2000)
  • Boomerang (2005-2012)
  • Pop/Kix (2012-present)

Canada

  • YTV (1992-2006)
  • Teletoon Retro (2009-2015)
  • Teletoon (2015-2016)
  • The Malachi Channel Retro (2010-present)
Languages Name
English Purple Guy
Spanish Violet Guy
Portuguese
French
German
Italian Viola Ragazzo
Dutch Purple Guy
Japanese パープルガイ
Danish Violet
Norwegian
Swedish
Finnish Violetti jätkä
Icelandic Eialeto
Polish Fioletowy
Korean 보라색 가이
Hungarian Ibolyaszínű Fickó
Romanian Stânjeniu Tip
Russian Фиолетовый парень
Czech & Slovak Fialový!
Slovenian Violet Guy
Turkish Menekşe
Hebrew גיא סגול
Arabic البنفسج غي
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