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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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SpongeBob and Patrick have their peaceful day of jellyfishing disturbed by Sandy's competitive nature; SpongeBob pulls a loose string from Squidward's shirt that never seems to end.


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SpongeBob and Patrick work a day on Old Man Jenkins' farm, much to his dismay. Sandy narrates the nocturnal adventures of Gary and his secret pal - Spot.


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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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Trivia

Frequently, a French accented-voice comes on to note a passage of time. It's an homage to Jacques-Yves Cousteau, a leading influence on Stephen Hillenburg and his interest in marine biology. See more »

Goofs

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

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Mr. Krabs: David H. Jones!
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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 Hey Arnold!: Love and Cheese/Weighing Harold (1999) 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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"Spongebob Squarepants" TV Series- 10/10. Very funny with lovable characters.
16 January 2004 | by movies2uSee all my reviews

Spongebob Squarepants" (1999) TV Series

It seems that it wasn't long ago that this show aired on Nickelodeon, but it's been like 5 years, and Spongebob Squarepants' popularity hasn't decreased at all- of course, I can see why. This show is set in the small town of Bikini Bottom (a town under the sea that is home to many sea worthy creatures)- including a spontaneous sponge named Spongebob. He lives with his pet snail, Gary, next to two neighbors- a grumpy clarinet playing octopus- Squidward, and his best friend who is a starfish who couldn't tell his hand from his foot- named Patrick. He also has a friend who lives in an air dome, and she's a Texas native squirrel named Sandy, who got bored with life above water, so she moved to the ocean. Spongebob works at the Krusty Krab along with Squidward, a popular restaurant owned by the greedy Mr. Krabbs. And there is Plankton- a microscopic sea creature who owns his own restaurant- The Chum Bucket- a very unpopular restaurant, that hasn't gotten a customer since it's opening- so, of course, Plankton is always out to steal Mr. Krabbs' secret Krabby Patty formula, causing trouble for the krusty krew. Spongebob goes through one predicament after another, and this show is just hilarious. Some may find Spongebob annoying, but for those like me, we love him! 10/10.


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