|Created by||Jody Schaeffer|
|Opening theme||"Chicks Dig Giant Robots", performed by Ragtime Revolutionaries|
|Composer(s)||Shawn K. Clement|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||2|
|No. of episodes||26 (|
|Executive producer(s)||Jody Schaeffer|
For Cartoon Network: Linda Simensky and Jay Bastian
|Running time||26 minutes|
|Original release||May 1, 2004– January 15, 2005|
Megas XLR is an
Schaeffer and Krstic conceived the idea of an animated series where the main character would pilot a giant robot utilizing his video gaming skills. The
The series was met with positive reception, and was ranked at No. 4 on ToonZone's "Toons of the 2000s: Top 5 Cartoon Network Originals". There have been various fan efforts and petitions to revive the show since its cancellation.
In the year 3037,
Before the plan can be executed, however, an attack by the Glorft forces the human resistance to send MEGAS back in time before proper preparations are made. MEGAS' head is blown off in the attack and its time drive is damaged, and the crippled robot is inadvertently sent to a junkyard in early 21st-century
Kiva travels to the 21st century to retrieve MEGAS and, upon discovering that only Coop can now pilot the robot due to the modifications he has made, grudgingly agrees to train him in its use. However, the Glorft have followed her through time, forcing Kiva, Coop, and Jamie to team up and defend Earth against both them and various other threats.