I-10: The Ben 10 User Generated Experience (Lost TV Special, 2008)

I-10: The Ben 10 User Generated Experience
An ad, possibly from Cartoon Network's website, which mentions I-10.
An ad, possibly from Cartoon Network's website, which mentions I-10.
Status Lost

"Cartoon Network gives Ben 10 fans a chance to say their favorite things about the show."

I-10: The Ben 10 User Generated Experience was a special that premiered on April 14th 2008 during Ben 10 Week, the transitional period from the original Ben 10 animated series to its sequel series, Ben 10 Alien Force.

It was a compilation of behind-the-scenes facts, sneak peaks for the sequel series, fan creations, and other things.

Known Content

Fact: Ben was at one point going to turn into 10 Superheroes, and one of them was a girl.

Fact: Another version was Ben being able to transform into 10 different versions of himself.

Fact: A working title for the series was “Ben to the Tenth”.

Fact: The Omnitrix was originally going to be called “The Megawatt”

Fact: Cannonbolt was originally going to be part of the Original 10, he was replaced with Diamondhead.

Fact: Gwen was originally a classmate/friend of Ben.

Fact: Max was originally a scatterbrained inventor at one point during development.

Fan Creation - “Mateo is Ben 10″ - A child transforms into XLR8.

Fan Creation - “How to be Ben 10″ - An instructional video on how to be Ben 10.

Fan Creation - “Gil 10″ - A parody animation of the Ben 10 intro.

Other: Ben mentions something about Swampfire being sortof like a combination of Heatlbast and Wildvine.

Other: The Announcer mentions something about “Who wants to be a goldfish alien?” sarcastically, probably referring to the "Gil 10" animation above. The Announcer also apparently said "So how does it feel to be XLR8?" or something during "Mateo is Ben 10".

Other: In the "Gil 10" animation, the image of Paris Hilton is edited out.

Update History

EDIT: 8/29/16 - The special DID air more than once, known occurences: 3. April 14th, 16th and 18th in 2008.

EDIT: 8/30/16 - Yuri Lowenthal, the voice of Ben in Alien Force, has been contacted regarding his lines in the special, he says he "vaguely remembers recording that, but he wouldn't know where to find it."

EDIT: 9/5/16 - Man of Action Studios has been contacted through their website, the representative says "That's a question for Cartoon Network and not Man of Action. I'm sorry that I don't know who to connect you with at the network."

EDIT: 9/28/16 - With no leads from Man of Action or Cartoon Network, another person involved with Ben 10 has been contacted.

EDIT: 10/8/16 - An image has been found containing a reference to I-10, it now serves as the picture for this article and proof of it's existence.

Fan Videos featured in I-10

"Mateo is Ben 10" by Rodrigo Fernandez-Stoll
"Gil 10" animation by gildario9
"How to be Ben 10" by megamillion12345




6 months ago
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All 3 of the Fan Videos are available on Youtube, I just couldn't figure out how to embed them.


6 months ago
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I think I remember watching this special


6 months ago
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The word 'it's' in the first paragraph is spelled 'its'.

Anonymous user #1

5 months ago
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You posted a comment, just to point out one mistake?


5 months ago
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So modify the text, then.

Anonymous user #2

5 months ago
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I remember seeing the "Mateo is Ben 10" thing, some kid turned into XLR8 and the announcer guy said something like "How does it feel to be XLR8?"

I also remember Ben saying the Swampfire = Heatblast + Wildvine thing at one point.

Anonymous user #3

3 months ago
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i loved ben-10 as a child. if this aired in Australia I would have certainly recorded it.

Anonymous user #4

18 days ago
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I do remember this special, the narrator comments on the "Mateo is Ben 10" you big brother helped you with that one didn't he?
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