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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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Nominated for 9 Primetime Emmys. Another 48 wins & 43 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Tom Kenny ...  SpongeBob SquarePants / ... 244 episodes, 1999-2018
Rodger Bumpass ...  Squidward Tentacles / ... 228 episodes, 1999-2018
Bill Fagerbakke ...  Patrick Star / ... 227 episodes, 1999-2018
Clancy Brown ...  Mr. Krabs / ... 219 episodes, 1999-2018
Mr. Lawrence ...  Plankton / ... 169 episodes, 1999-2018
Dee Bradley Baker ...  Fish #1 / ... 167 episodes, 1999-2018
Carolyn Lawrence ...  Sandy Cheeks / ... 126 episodes, 1999-2018
Jill Talley ...  Karen / ... 126 episodes, 1999-2018
Sirena Irwin ...  Lady Fish / ... 117 episodes, 1999-2018
Mary Jo Catlett ...  Mrs. Puff / ... 98 episodes, 1999-2018
Lori Alan ...  Pearl Krabs / ... 97 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:

Sponge Bob Square Pants See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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

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Color

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16:9 HD
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Goofs

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

Quotes

SpongeBob SquarePants: Oh hi Squidward. Up from your slumber I see. Well you're just in time to endure in a friendly game of indoor miniature golf!
Squidward: I will not indulge in anything friendly or otherwise with the likes of you two! And presently I am heading back to enjoy a well-deserved mid morning nap!
Patrick: Aw. But we sculpted your likeness out of butter on hole five.
Squidward: I don't care! Listen up I will not be woken from my nap again and if I am I'm gonna...
Patrick: Join us on the back nine?
Squidward: Just don't let it happen again! Or else.
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Alternate Versions

The episodes Sandy's Rocket, Culture Shock, MuscleBob BuffPants, Employee of the Month, Karate Choppers, and Rock Bottom all featured songs by the band "The Woodies" , however due to rights issues, the season 1 DVD changes those songs. However the original songs are still heard for broadcast and iTunes versions. The episode Roller Cowards also had a Woodies song featured in it. But unlike the other episodes, this one was changed for broadcast and remained intact on the DVD release. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Food, Inc. (2008) 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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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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