8.1/10
69,873
306 user 103 critic

SpongeBob SquarePants 

Trailer
1:00 | Trailer

Watch Now

With Prime Video

ON TV
ON DISC
ALL
The misadventures of a talking sea sponge who works at a fast food restaurant, attends a boating school, and lives in an underwater pineapple.
Reviews
Popularity
358 ( 112)

Episodes

Season 11 Returns


Wednesday, October 24

Add a plot


Most Recent Episode


Thursday, September 27

Plankton goes to jail, but the secret formula is taken as evidence, so SpongeBob and Mr. Krabs plot to get it back. Sandy struggles to build a ship-in-a-bottle before a big contest, so ...


Previous Episode


Wednesday, September 26

Seasons


Years



11   10   9   8   7   6   … See all »
2018   2017   2016   2015   2014   2013   … See all »
Nominated for 9 Primetime Emmys. Another 48 wins & 42 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

The Fairly OddParents (2001–2017)
Animation | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

After being tortured and humiliated by his babysitter, a ten year old boy is put under the care of two fairy godparents, who can grant him almost any wish, which leads to dire consequences.

Stars: Tara Strong, Susanne Blakeslee, Daran Norris
Animation | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

SpongeBob SquarePants takes leave from the town of Bikini Bottom in order to track down King Neptune's stolen crown.

Directors: Stephen Hillenburg, Mark Osborne
Stars: Tom Kenny, Jeffrey Tambor, Rodger Bumpass
Phineas and Ferb (2007–2015)
Animation | Action | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Phineas and Ferb invent, scheme, and stay one step ahead of their bratty sister. Meanwhile, their pet platypus plots against evil Dr. Doofenshmirtz.

Stars: Vincent Martella, Ashley Tisdale, Thomas Brodie-Sangster
Animation | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A young boy, who happens to be a genius, lives in a small town with his family and friends and often gets into crazy adventures with them involving the things he invents.

Stars: Debi Derryberry, Jeffrey Garcia, Rob Paulsen
The Amazing World of Gumball (TV Series 2011)
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

The life of a 12-year-old boy who happens to be a blue cat as he lives with his family and other strange creatures.

Stars: Dan Russell, Teresa Gallagher, Jacob Hopkins
Dexter's Laboratory (1996–2003)
Animation | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

The misadventures of a boy genius and his annoying sister.

Stars: Kath Soucie, Jeff Bennett, Christine Cavanaugh
Courage the Cowardly Dog (1999–2002)
Animation | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

The offbeat adventures of Courage, a cowardly dog who must overcome his own fears to heroically defend his unknowing farmer owners from all kinds of dangers, paranormal events and menaces that appear around their land.

Stars: Marty Grabstein, Thea White, Peter Fernandez
The Powerpuff Girls (1998–2005)
Animation | Action | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Three super-powered little girls constantly save the world (or at least the city of Townsville) from monsters, would-be conquerers and a few other gross things.

Stars: Cathy Cavadini, Elizabeth Daily, Tara Strong
Animation | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

When a diabolical pirate above the sea steals the secret Krabby Patty formula, SpongeBob and his nemesis Plankton must team up in order to get it back.

Directors: Paul Tibbitt, Mike Mitchell
Stars: Tom Kenny, Antonio Banderas, Bill Fagerbakke
Danny Phantom (2004–2007)
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A 14-year-old receives ghost powers and uses them to save the world

Stars: David Kaufman, Grey Griffin, Rickey D'Shon Collins
Johnny Bravo (1997–2004)
Animation | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

The misadventures of a dumb blond egomanaic who is deluded about his own manliness.

Stars: Jeff Bennett, Brenda Vaccaro, Mae Whitman
Animation | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A boy and his beloved imaginary friend are able to stay together at an orphanage of sorts for imaginary friends that children have outgrown to be adopted by new children.

Stars: Keith Ferguson, Grey Griffin, Phil LaMarr
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
Tom Kenny ...  SpongeBob SquarePants / ... 240 episodes, 1999-2018
Rodger Bumpass ...  Squidward Tentacles / ... 224 episodes, 1999-2018
Bill Fagerbakke ...  Patrick Star / ... 223 episodes, 1999-2018
Clancy Brown ...  Mr. Krabs / ... 215 episodes, 1999-2018
Mr. Lawrence ...  Plankton / ... 165 episodes, 1999-2018
Dee Bradley Baker ...  Fish #1 / ... 164 episodes, 1999-2018
Jill Talley ...  Karen / ... 123 episodes, 1999-2018
Carolyn Lawrence ...  Sandy Cheeks / ... 121 episodes, 1999-2018
Sirena Irwin ...  Lady Fish / ... 116 episodes, 1999-2018
Lori Alan ...  Pearl Krabs / ... 97 episodes, 1999-2018
Mary Jo Catlett ...  Mrs. Puff / ... 96 episodes, 1999-2018
Edit

Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Bigger. Better. More absorbent.


Certificate:

TV-Y | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Irish

Release Date:

30 April 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Sponge Bob Square Pants See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo (Seasons 1-8)| Dolby Digital (Season 9-)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

SpongeBob lives at 124 Conch Street. See more »

Goofs

Squidward plays his clarinet like an oboe: straight out instead of angled downwards. See more »

Quotes

Sandy Cheeks: SpongeBob's acting jumper then a rattlesnake in a pickle barral.
See more »

Connections

Featured in De wereld draait door: Episode #10.65 (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

SpongeBob SquarePants Theme Song
Lyrics by Stephen Hillenburg and Derek Drymon
Composed by Hank Smith Music
Performed by Patrick Pinney
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more »

User Reviews

 
Like it or not, this show is hard to avoid
25 July 2005 | by FrankBooth_DeLargeSee all my reviews

SpongeBob is a very popular show. Its quirky humor, colorful characters, and crazy plot lines make it irresistible. It's hard to avoid this show, even if you're an adult, or a teen. This show also cheers you up very easily. You may like it, or you may not believe that you're watching something like this, but either way, it will somehow get to you.

The story lines are focused around SpongeBob, an energetic sea sponge who lives in a pineapple under the sea. Each episode focuses around him and his misadventures with other people in his town known as Bikini Bottom. His best friend is the dopey starfish Patrick, his other best friend is the land squirrel who lives in a submarine home, Sandy. Other characters in the show are SpongeBob's drowsy neighbor, Squidward, his boss at work, Mr. Krabs, the evil Plankton, and the driving school teacher Mrs. Puff. There are a bunch of other characters in the show, but most episodes are focused around them.

These days, Nickelodeon hasn't been doing so well. Most of their new shows are spin offs of old shows, and most of the new shows aren't good at all. SpongeBob is very reminiscent of older Nickelodeon shows. Elements like quirky humor, annoying neighbors, fun plot lines, slightly dark humor in a few episodes(not as much as the old Nickelodeon shows), mishaps at work, worst enemies, and mishaps due to SpongeBob's antics all make this show great. There are times when this show can become stupid, as a matter of fact, every episode uses stupidity in a certain way. Some episodes are smartly written, and in odd ways, certain episodes have a message in them.

There is nothing in this show that should make parents feel uncomfortable. In most episodes, there is some type of adult humor that adults and teens will find to be funny.

Everyone should see this show. Watch it with kids, or by yourself, either way, you'll probably have a great time with this show.


109 of 122 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 306 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending Movies With Prime Video

Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed