The Kids Next Door Organization is a worldwide group comprising thousands of kids joined in mutual struggle against teenage/adult tyranny. The show frequently contains references to films and other television series, especially in the later seasons, such as Dragon Ball Z, The Pink Panther, Planet of the Apes, Jaws, Jurassic Park, King Kong, The Terminator, Resident Evil, Star Wars, Lord of the Rings, Doctor Who, The Matrix, X-Men, James Bond, Toy Story, the Stargate franchise, Pirates of the Caribbean, and the Indiana Jones film series, with Star Wars being the most prominent. Warburton created a pilot episode, entitled "Diseasy Does It", for another planned show, Kenny and the Chimp, which was produced by Hanna-Barbera.
The KND 2x4 technology was originally conceived as an assortment of common household objects, being put to use in combat situation; a theme that their weapons continued to adhere to. Following a period of training, every member of the Kids Next Door chooses a number or alphanumeric code (deliberately pronounced and spelled as "numbuh") and is sent to a "sector" that acts as their home base. They fight villains that embody specific menaces to children overall (such as dental hygiene or school lunch). Stories in the earlier episodes were often about typical childhood problems, but magnified and exaggerated. This includes a base constructed beneath the Arctic ice shelf, and a base built into a large pine tree. E.", which was written by Tom Warburton & Mo Willems and storyboarded by Guy Moore and Quack Leard.2a ("Operation: I.-S. R." occur simultaneously, the latter showing what transpires while the team is away. Sector headquarters are often tree houses of ludicrous proportions, which are often suited to their environment. Two video games were released for the series: Operation: S. A trading card game based on the series was launched by Wizards of the Coast in July 2005. The practice of strict decommissioning at age 13 was later on revealed to be subject to exceptions: kids who have proved to be exceptional agents are offered the chance to carry on in KND as spies infiltrating the teen organization. Common Sense Media, an education and advocacy group that promotes safe technology and media for children, wrote that the "silly cartoon is too violent for youngest viewers." In 2005, The series won The Best Television Series for Children Award at The Ottawa International Animation Festival for "Operation: A. This was concluded in the series finale Operation: I. Such a practice has inevitably led to the creation of many KND villains who escaped decommissioning (notably Cree, formerly known as Numbuh 11, and Numbuh 5's older sister, and Chad, formerly known as Numbuh 274 and supreme commander of the Kids Next Door). KND agents utilize a vast array of mechanical, electronic gadgets and machinery, collectively referred to as 2x4 (two-by-four) technology. Decommissioning has also proved reversible due to a "re-commissioning" module used twice in the series.