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?
Squidward makes various references to eleven minutes. This is because every episode lasts approximately eleven and a half minutes. See more
Spongebob's house in relation to the Krusty Krab's location varies throughout the series. See more
Okay boys let's roll to see who goes first.
This is Tic-tac Toe! We don't roll to see who goes first!
Spoofed in Spongeknob Squarenuts
SpongeBob SquarePants Theme Song
Lyrics by Stephen Hillenburg
and Derek Drymon
Composed by Hank Smith Music
Performed by Patrick Pinney See more