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Minecraft: Life in Pixels is a British-American animated children's television series based on the popular game, Minecraft. The show revolves around Steve and Alex, the two players, and their adventures and battles as they live their lives in Minecraft. The show began to air on May 22, 2015 and 2.014 million viewers watched the premiere. The show lasted seven seasons, and 273 episodes (39 episodes in each). The show aired 19 double-bills, and 1 half-hour episode per season. The show airs on Nickelodeon and is one of its most popular shows. The show is 45th on IGN's Top 100 Series list. The series is rated 6.6 on IMDB, and 7.5 on The show is rated TV-Y7-FV and TV-PG for some mild violence.


The show focuses on the two Minecraft players, Steve and Alex. The two live dangerous and adventurous lives in their world of pixels, and have fun having adventures and battling monsters along the way, including their arch-enemies, The Enderdragon and The Wither.


Main Characters

  • Steve- Steve was the original Minecraft player, and the default skin for all new players. He is a righteous and adventurous hero who will take on any challenge. He is voiced by Simon Pegg.
  • Alex- Alex is the newest member to the Minecraft community. A bit of a tomboy, she is brave and adventurous. She is voiced by Sophie Turner.

Main Villians

  • The Enderdragon- A large, demonic dragon who terrorises the citizens of Minecraftia. The main quest of the series is to take him, along with the Wither, down. He is voiced by Trevor Eve.
  • The Wither- The ruler of the Nether, who, along with the Enderdragon, terrorises the citizens of Minecraftia after his army of Zombie Pigmen, Blazes, Magma Cubes, Ghasts and Wither Skeletons manage to make him a portal to Minecraftia. He is voiced by Mr Pookie.


Country Network(s) Premiere date Timeslot
United Kingdom
  • Nickelodeon
  • Nicktoons
  • May 22, 2015
  • May 23, 2015
  • Fridays at 6:00 PM (new episodes)                       Every day (reruns)
  • Weekends (reruns)
United States
  • Nickelodeon
  • Nicktoons
  • May 29, 2015
  • May 30, 2015
  • Fridays at 5:00 PM (new episodes)                        Monday-Thursday (reruns)
  • Weekends (reruns)

Split-Screen Bumpers


  • Mr Pookie, the show's creator, voices The Wither.
  • Season 5 was by far the most viewed season, with 23 out of 39 episodes having over 2 million viewers.
  • Season 2 was the lowest viewed, with 6 out of 39.
  • The episode with the most views was "The Final Battle", with a total of 3.428 million viewers.
  • The lowest viewed episode was "Alex's Vacation", with 1.185 million viewers.
  • The show was originally just going to have Steve during its first thoughts in 2014, but when Alex was added, Mr Pookie let her star in the show too.
  • The longest episode of the series was "The Final Battle", running for 22 minutes and 35 seconds.
  • The shortest episode of the series was "Steve and the Pie", running for 10 minutes and 45 seconds.

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