Butt-Ugly Martians is a computer-animated television series produced by Just Entertainment in association with Mike Young Productions and DCDC Limited. It was sold to ITV in October 2, 2000 for the original television pilot and premiered on CITV in February 19, 2001.  The pilot is produced using LightWave 3D software.
In Canada, it premiered on Teletoon on September 4, 2001, and in the United States, it premiered on Nickelodeon on November 9. There were also three video games based on the series named Butt Ugly Martians: Zoom or Doom for PlayStation 2, Butt-Ugly Martians: B.K.M. Battles for Game Boy Advance, and Butt-Ugly Martians: Martian Boot Camp for PC. The franchise also had a toy line by Hasbro. The series is produced using Alias Wavefront Maya 3D software.
The plot of the series begins when the Butt-Ugly Martians (B.U.M.) are forced to invade planets for the evil Emperor Bog, but when they are sent to Earth they become addicted to American culture. Deciding not to hurt Earth, they simply pretend to be occupying the planet for Bog. They are shown around by their Earthling friends: Mike, Cedric, and Angela. The Butt-Ugly Martians continue to hang out on Earth as long as Emperor Bog never finds out.