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SpongeBob SquarePants 

The misadventures of a talking sea sponge who works at a fast food restaurant in the undersea city of Bikini Bottom.
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 SpongeBob SquarePants / ... (242 episodes, 1999-2017)
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 Squidward / ... (219 episodes, 1999-2017)
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 Mr. Krabs / ... (218 episodes, 1999-2017)
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 Patrick Star / ... (214 episodes, 1999-2017)
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 Fish #1 / ... (157 episodes, 1999-2017)
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 Plankton / ... (155 episodes, 1999-2017)
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 Karen / ... (124 episodes, 1999-2017)
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 Sandy Cheeks / ... (107 episodes, 1999-2017)
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 Lady Fish / ... (106 episodes, 1999-2017)
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 Mrs. Puff / ... (104 episodes, 1999-2017)
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 Pearl Krabs / ... (103 episodes, 1999-2017)
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The character-driven cartoon chronicles the nautical and often nonsensical adventures of SpongeBob, an incurably optimistic and earnest sea sponge, and his underwater 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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Bigger. Better. More absorbent.


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Did You Know?

Trivia

Season two, episode five, "Wormy", was banned in some countries, due to the live-action close-up of a horsefly's head being deemed too scary for children. See more »

Goofs

When Plankton is turning the thermometer in the Krusty Krab, you can see he is turning the knob back and forth. Yet you see the temperature is just going down, not up and down like it should be. See more »

Quotes

Mr. Krabs: SpongeBob! What in Neptune's bathtub do you think your doing lad?
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Crazy Credits

Opening the scene, Patchy the Pirates presents a SpongeBob SquarePanst special. See more »

Connections

Referenced in A Walk in the Park (2008) 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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Great show for all ages
4 September 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I have been watching this show since I was about 9, and I am now almost 14 and I still find it hilarious. It doesn't contain profanity or harsh language, so it's appropriate for all ages. Even though I also enjoy shows on MTV, I believe that Spongebob Squarepants is a great show for all ages. Even my mom enjoys it. When I first saw the plot line, a story about a sponge who lives undersea, I thought it would be stupid. But I've been watching it for 5 years so obviously it stuck with me. Spongebob wouldn't be anything without Patrick Star, Spongebob's dumb neighbor and best friend. Spongebob Squarepants can teach you lessons, it can make you laugh, it maybe will even make you cry. Even though Spongebob is supposed to be an adult, it shows that you're never too old to act younger than you are. Spongebob is a great show no matter how old or young you are.


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