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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S10.E8 The Incredible Shrinking SpongeBob/Sportz?
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SpongeBob must figure out how to do his job after accidentally shrinking himself; Squidward invents a new sport to get back at SpongeBob and Patrick for annoying him.


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A new secret Krabby Patty formula has disastrous results for Bikini Bottom, and only SpongeBob can save the day. Mr. Krabs and Plankton have to take boating school classes. Thankfully, ...


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 SpongeBob SquarePants / ... (245 episodes, 1999-2017)
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 Squidward / ... (221 episodes, 1999-2017)
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 Mr. Krabs / ... (219 episodes, 1999-2017)
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 Patrick Star / ... (216 episodes, 1999-2017)
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 Fish #1 / ... (158 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 / ... (108 episodes, 1999-2017)
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 Lady Fish / ... (107 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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30 April 1999 (USA)  »

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Trivia

The show, having premiered in May 1999, is the second-to-last Nicktoon of the 1990s (the last being Rocket Power (1999)). It is also the longest-running Nicktoon, spanning three decades (1990s, 2000s, and 2010s). See more »

Goofs

In the episode where Spongebob is making his own Mermaidman movie, it is said that Patrick kept the lens cap on during the entire film, but, you can easily see that that is not true, since you see the camera filming without a lens cap. See more »

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SpongeBob: Ta da! I started the Flabby Patty restaurant just to get you two rascals to team up. And so the power of friendship triumphs again.
Mr. Krabs: What? You mean all this was one of your goofball schemes?
Plankton: Now now Krabs SpongeBob's taught us some very valuable lessons. Such as oh falling out of an airplane for instance.
Mr. Krabs: Yeah. And how to commonly bludgeon meself.
Plankton: In fact, i think it's time we repay him don't you?
Mr. Krabs: Great idea pal! We'll teach you about teamwork.
SpongeBob: [runs away screaming]
Mr. Krabs: Get back here!
Plankton: We should do ...
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Crazy Credits

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

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Referenced in Parenthood: The Deep End of the Pool (2010) 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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My Favourite Nickelodeon cartoon ever. Patrick Star is outstanding.
22 June 2005 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Spongebob is a cartoon not only to be liked by children but even elders because its sort of like Ren & Stimpy but not as filthy. Spongebob Squarepants is star of the show he is basically a yellow sponge living under the sea in a place called Bikini bottom. He has a job at a fast food restaurant called the Krusty Krab where he works for Mr. Krabs who is a very money hungry Krab always looking for a get rich quick scheme. Patrick Star is his best friend who is a Pink chubby star, in my opinion is the best character on this show, he's even dumber & more clueless than Homer Simpson. Squidward Tentacle is Spongebobs next door neighbor & also his co-worker at the Krusty Krab but can't stand Spongebob at all & hates working. They basically are the four main characters in the show but when you start watching the show you will start to recognize the characters more. A great cartoon for the whole family. overall from the two or three seasons i've seen of this, i would rate this around 8.5 / 10.


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