SpongeBob SquarePants (1999– )

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The misadventures of a fast-food restaurant working sponge who lives under the sea.

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Season 9 Returns


Thursday, July 16

On his way to work, SpongeBob attempts to take a shortcut to get there quicker, only to find himself in an abandoned area of Bikini Bottom, and unable to find his way out.


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Saturday, March 29, 2014
S9.E10 Kenny the Cat/Yeti Krabs
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Spongebob's idol Kenny The Cat comes to Bikini Bottom and Spongebob starts going crazy because he can supposedly hold his breath underwater. Mr. Krabs tells Spongebob about a Yeti.


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 Squidward / ... (194 episodes, 1999-2014)
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 Patrick Star / ... (190 episodes, 1999-2014)
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 Lady Fish / ... (99 episodes, 1999-2014)
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 Sandy Cheeks / ... (95 episodes, 1999-2014)
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 Karen / ... (86 episodes, 1999-2014)
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The character-driven toon chronicles the nautical and sometimes nonsensical adventures of SpongeBob, an incurably optimistic and earnest sea sponge, and his undersea friends. Dwelling a few fathoms beneath the tropical isle of Bikini Atoll in the sub-surface city of Bikini Bottom, SpongeBob lives in a two-story pineapple. Instead of taking the logical approach to everyday challenges, SpongeBob approaches life in a wayward and unconventional way. Whether searching for the ultimate spatula to perfect his burger flipping technique at the Krusty Krab, or just hanging out with his best friend Patrick (an amiable starfish), SpongeBob's good intentions and overzealous approach to life usually create chaos in his underwater world. Written by Nickelodeon

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Join Spongebob and The Bikini Bottom Gang on their adventure.


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Trivia

While Stephen Hillenburg was a director for Rocko's Modern Life (1993), he showed the show's writer 'Martin Olson' a comic book called "The Intertidal Zone" that Hillenburg drew in college. Olson loved it and suggested that Stephen rewrite it as an undersea cartoon series, which became Spongebob Squarepants. See more »

Goofs

At numerous points in the series, the phrase "Galley Grub" on the Krusty Krab menu is misspelled as "Gally Grub." See more »

Quotes

Plankton: [yells] Lady, someone should put you in a box to drift in the river!
Elderly lady: [pauses, sadly] ... you're right.
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Connections

Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.32 (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

SpongeBob SquarePants Theme Song
Lyrics by Stephen Hillenburg and Derek Drymon
Composed by Hank Smith Music
Performed by Patrick Pinney
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I love Spongebob
9 August 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I first discovered Spongebob square pants while I was on holiday in Florida. It dawned on me when I got back to England that we could get it on Nickelodean so I started watching it all the time and loved it! It's basically a kids show although sometimes it does have some jokes that are obviously intended to go way over children's heads. And I love it for that. Loads of my friends love the show and we're all surprised that we could be so entertained by a small yellow sponge who lives in a pineapple! Oddly enough though, my favourite character is not Spongebob. I love Squidward and Plankton and their bitter bored outlook to life. They seem remarkably cynical for Nickelodean which is why this show is a breath of fresh air and hugely popular.


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