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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 the Krusty Krab runs out of mustard, Mr. Krabs sends SpongeBob, Patrick and Squidward to dig up some more. SpongeBob and Sandy have to collect Krabby Patty ingredients, but ...


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Series cast summary:
...  SpongeBob SquarePants / ... 233 episodes, 1999-2018
...  Squidward / ... 215 episodes, 1999-2018
...  Patrick Star / ... 214 episodes, 1999-2018
...  Mr. Krabs / ... 208 episodes, 1999-2018
...  Fish #1 / ... 159 episodes, 1999-2018
...  Plankton / ... 156 episodes, 1999-2018
...  Karen / ... 116 episodes, 1999-2017
...  Sandy Cheeks / ... 113 episodes, 1999-2017
...  Lady Fish / ... 110 episodes, 1999-2018
...  Pearl Krabs / ... 95 episodes, 1999-2017
...  Mrs. Puff / ... 94 episodes, 1999-2017
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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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The original title for the show was "SpongeBoy." See more »

Goofs

The Graffiti that says "Nematoads are People too" should read "Nematodes". See more »

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SpongeBob SquarePants: Whoo-hoo! I'm flying! Yee-haw!
Patrick: Hey SpongeBob! I can't believe you can actually fly like you said in your letter!
SpongeBob SquarePants: Patrick? You're Pen Pal?
Patrick: Duh!
SpongeBob SquarePants: But... but you said you were dying! You're not dying!
Patrick: Dying? Oh oh! You didn't read the whole letter!
SpongeBob SquarePants: See it says i wish i could watch you because i am dying!
Patrick: And here's the second page! To see you as a real pilot SpongeBob. Here are some other things i like to see: candy rain a firetruck full of clowns and a bunch of other stuff
SpongeBob SquarePants: It all makes sense now! ...
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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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Like it or not, this show is hard to avoid
25 July 2005 | by See 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.


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