"An Inanimate Formulation" is the pilot episode of the animated comedy Team Fan and also the first episode of Season 1. Originally airing on Nickelodeon on March 21, 2004, it was directed and written by the series' creator Nadjib Mansouri and written by Adam Katz. It is rated TV-Y7.


Fan decides to form a new group named Team Fan with Test Tube, Lightbulb, Paintbrush, Knife and Marshmallow.