The result is 2 minutes, 30 seconds of familiar characters—the primary foursome of Zim, Dib, Gir, and Gaz, along with Zim’s fake robo-parents and the Almighty Tallest—looking pretty much identical to the series’ original TV run. (This is unsurprising, considering many of the film’s production staff has worked on the faithful comic-book series from Oni Press for years.
Without any dialogue, we can only offer guesses and context in the above gallery of what to expect. The footage appears to tell a familiar series story of Zim and Dib facing off, Zim facing disapproval from his alien masters, and Gir acting like an idiot. Should you wish to come up with your own theories of what to expect, watch the full trailer below. Nickelodeon has yet to confirm a release date for the made-for-TV movie.