|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|
|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 distant future (specifically the year 3037, in the
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, but the time drive is accidentally damaged in the attack and, as a result, sends the now-crippled MEGAS (its head was blown off in the attack) all the way back to a 21st-century
Kiva goes back in time to retrieve MEGAS, and when she finds she is unable to pilot it because of Coop's modifications, she grudgingly decides to train Coop, who is now the only person who can pilot it. However, the Glorft have followed her through time and, much to Kiva's chagrin, it is now up to the three of them to defend Earth from the Glorft and various other threats.