The misadventures of a talking sea sponge who works at a fast food restaurant, attends a boating school, and lives in an underwater pineapple.
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 Gary / ... (222 episodes, 1999-2016)
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 Squidward / ... (207 episodes, 1999-2016)
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 Patrick Star / ... (202 episodes, 1999-2016)
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 Mr. Krabs / ... (189 episodes, 1999-2016)
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 Fish #1 / ... (155 episodes, 1999-2016)
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 Plankton / ... (144 episodes, 1999-2016)
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 Sandy Cheeks / ... (105 episodes, 1999-2016)
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 Lady Fish / ... (103 episodes, 1999-2016)
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 Karen / ... (91 episodes, 1999-2016)
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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

The band "Boys Who Cry"is based on The Jonas Brothers. See more »

Goofs

Squidward plays his clarinet like an oboe: straight out instead of angled downwards. See more »

Quotes

Squidward: Okay now. How many of you have played musical instruments before?
Plankton: Do instruments of torture count?
Squidward: No.
Patrick: Is mayonnaise an instrument?
Squidward: No Patrick. Mayonnaise is not an instrument. Horse Radish is not an instrument either.
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Referenced in Whoopi: Back to Broadway - The 20th Anniversary (2005) See more »

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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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