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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 Squidward / ... (194 episodes, 1999-2014)
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 Patrick Star / ... (190 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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Tom Kenny voices the characters of Spongebob Squarepants, Gary the Snail, and the Narrator, as well as playing the live part of Patchy the Pirate. See more »

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Plankton's size varies throughout the series. See more »

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Squidward: [To Krabs. ] Why don't you go and ask Cowbob Ranchpants and his friend sir Eat-a-lot.
Mr. Krabs: SpongeBob. What's with all the nicknames?
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SpongeBob SquarePants Theme Song
Lyrics by Stephen Hillenburg and Derek Drymon
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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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