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:
- Be Careful What You Wish For: "Vicky Sprocket" and the lemon aid episode.
- Camp Gay: Wolf .
- Canada, Eh?: Benny.
- Creepy Crossdresser: In one episode, Ricky became Vicky Sprocket.
- The Eeyore: Ethal.
- 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.
- Fat Idiot: Mr. Fishburger.
- Hoist by His Own Petard: The end of "Moby Rick".
- Ian James Corlett: A recurring guest voice.
- No Respect Guy: Ricky.
- Only Sane Man: Ricky himself, compared to the rest of the cast.
- Rich Bitch: Kitten Kabootle.
- The Rival: Kitten Kabootle.
- Sadist Teacher: Again, the main villain from "Moby Rick".
- Surrounded by Idiots: Ricky and sometimes Kitten.
- Small Name, Big Ego: Kitten and Fishburger.