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
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Did You Know?
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 re-write it as an undersea cartoon series, which became SpongeBob SquarePants. See more
The geography in Spongebob's house and Bikini Bottom changes almost every episode. See more
I love toys!
Referenced in I Know That Voice
SpongeBob SquarePants Theme Song
Lyrics by Stephen Hillenburg
and Derek Drymon
Composed by Hank Smith Music
Performed by Patrick Pinney See more