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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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Series cast summary:
Tom Kenny ...  SpongeBob SquarePants / ... 245 episodes, 1999-2018
Rodger Bumpass ...  Squidward Tentacles / ... 230 episodes, 1999-2018
Bill Fagerbakke ...  Patrick Star / ... 228 episodes, 1999-2018
Clancy Brown ...  Mr. Krabs / ... 220 episodes, 1999-2018
Mr. Lawrence ...  Plankton / ... 170 episodes, 1999-2018
Dee Bradley Baker ...  Fish #1 / ... 169 episodes, 1999-2018
Carolyn Lawrence ...  Sandy Cheeks / ... 128 episodes, 1999-2018
Jill Talley ...  Karen / ... 127 episodes, 1999-2018
Sirena Irwin ...  Lady Fish / ... 117 episodes, 1999-2018
Mary Jo Catlett ...  Mrs. Puff / ... 98 episodes, 1999-2018
Lori Alan ...  Pearl Krabs / ... 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 »

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

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

"Squidward's Suicide," posted on YouTube, depicts Squidward committing suicide. The episode allegedly depicts scenes of "violence and gore", as well as quick flashes of dead children and other disturbing imagery. A story that provides background for the video states that the video was created in 2005, and was viewed by a select test screening at Nickelodeon. Show Writer Casey Alexander said that the episode was a "100% hoax." See more »

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At numerous points in the series, the phrase "Galley Grub" on the Krusty Krab menu is misspelled as "Gally Grub." See more »

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Squidward: I was trying to take a nap over here!
SpongeBob SquarePants: Hang on Squidward. Patrick was just about to figure out where this last piece of this puzzle goes. Weren't you Patrick?
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SpongeBob SquarePants: Squidward! It wasn't your turn! That's cheating.
Squidward: Cheating? It's a jigsaw puzzle you can't cheat!
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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 »

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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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Good in the early years
19 April 2009 | by kfreyleueSee all my reviews

I can recall back when I was a wee lad about five years old when this show came out. And I thought it was a pretty good show. It was funny and kept me interested for a very long time Judging by the 8.2 rating of this show, most people agree.

The show started to lose its quality around 2006. Don't get me wrong here, the movie was hilarious, but I think that was the last ounce of humor this show had. It started to become really stupid after that Whose idea was it to give Sandy that back-story of being sent underwater by science monkeys to create a banana peeler? Wasn't she a karate expert before? And what about Mr. Krabs? I know he was a greedy jerk who once risked his life to save a dime, but he has become way too about money. And don't get me started on Patrick and Spongebob. They were pretty stupid in the peak years, but I think they have lost all of their intelligence.

Do you remember that song "Now that We're Men" from the movie? Remember how courageous they became? If this is the case, why do they act like babies even more than before? They cry all the time! They didn't cry at all back in 1999 except when their feelings were truly hurt.

In my opinion, Spongebob is dead. This tenth anniversary bullshit really needs to be the last we see of Spongebob. I'm getting really sick of this awful show that was once a great one.


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