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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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When Plankton's usual spot to dump his rotten chum is too full, he tricks SpongeBob into hiding it around the city. Plankton practices ruling the world by shrinking himself down and ...


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Mr. Krabs turns the Krusty Krab into a jailhouse after Plankton breaks the law, but crime only pays for so long. SpongeBob and Patrick turn the pineapple into a mobile home to take ...


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Cast

Series cast summary:
Tom Kenny ...  SpongeBob SquarePants / ... 247 episodes, 1999-2019
Rodger Bumpass ...  Squidward Tentacles / ... 232 episodes, 1999-2019
Bill Fagerbakke ...  Patrick Star / ... 230 episodes, 1999-2019
Clancy Brown ...  Mr. Krabs / ... 222 episodes, 1999-2019
Mr. Lawrence ...  Plankton / ... 172 episodes, 1999-2019
Dee Bradley Baker ...  Fish #1 / ... 169 episodes, 1999-2018
Carolyn Lawrence ...  Sandy Cheeks / ... 129 episodes, 1999-2019
Jill Talley ...  Karen / ... 129 episodes, 1999-2019
Sirena Irwin ...  Lady Fish / ... 118 episodes, 1999-2019
Lori Alan ...  Pearl Krabs / ... 99 episodes, 1999-2019
Mary Jo Catlett ...  Mrs. Puff / ... 98 episodes, 1999-2018
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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

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Bigger. Better. More absorbent.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Irish

Release Date:

30 April 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

SpongeBob See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

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

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Stephen Hillenburg stopped making new episodes in 2002, to work on The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie (2004). Nickelodeon had eight unaired episodes, and aired two or three a year. See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

SpongeBob SquarePants: Eighty thousand impressions later.
French Narrator: Would you please stop imitating me? It is starting to get very annoying.
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Alternate Versions

The French version digitally changes the opening title cards for each episode to the title in French. The opening sequence has also been slightly altered: the bubble words "SpongeBob SquarePants" has been replaced with a bubble version of SpongeBob. On the board that changes colors, SpongeBob's face replaces the name SpongeBob SquarePants; the part where SpongeBob's pants bounce around the show's title has been replaced with scenery in Bikini Bottom, and the show's title is digitally altered to read "Bob l'eponge". See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #22.51 (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

SpongeBob SquarePants Theme Song
Lyrics by Stephen Hillenburg and Derek Drymon
Composed by Hank Smith Music
Performed by Patrick Pinney
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User Reviews

I love Spongebob
9 August 2005 | by graemesmith50See 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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