Ricky Sprocket: Showbiz Boy, a Canadian animated series that aired on Nicktoons and Teletoon, is about a child star's misadventures outside the set. The show is from Studio B Productions, which also produced one of Nicktoons' biggest failures, Yakkity Yak. Unlike Shuriken School, Nicktoons managed to air season 2 of Ricky Sprocket.The show was created in 2007. It was taken off the air in 2010.
Ricky Sprocket's tropes include:
- Creepy Crossdresser: In one episode, Ricky became Vicky Sprocket.
- Everything's Better with Monkeys: Ricky was with a talking monkey in one of the episodes.
- Evil Teacher: The main villain of "Moby Rick", voiced by Ian James Corlett.
- Expy: Kitten must be Ricky's version of Anna Hottenmeyer.