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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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Cast

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-)

Color:

Color

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

The signal flags hanging on the front of The Krusty Krab do not spell a word. The third signal flag (from left to right, facing the front door) doesn't exist in international nautical code. The first, second, fourth, and fifth are R, I, U, and K, although the U is only "right-side-up" if the flags are read from right-to-left. Inside Mr. Krabs' office is _, I, R, and M. The _ has no letter associated with the flag. See more »

Goofs

In the episode where Spongebob is making his own Mermaidman movie, it is said that Patrick kept the lens cap on during the entire film, but, you can easily see that that is not true, since you see the camera filming without a lens cap. See more »

Quotes

Plankton: I went to collage!
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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 The Florida Project (2017) 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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The new episodes are garbage.
28 November 2013 | by carriejolyn123See all my reviews

It pains me to give Spongebob Squarepants a 1 because I used to watch it all the time as a kid! When I was growing up the episodes were great! It was witty, fun, and quirky humor. I'm eighteen now and the loved show that I grew up with is gone now. I watched the show with my niece a few times recently and I was shocked! The episodes are truly disgusting. The scenarios were so weird, gross, and outright inappropriate for young kids to watch. I really could not believe that it was on for Saturday morning cartoons! The new spongebob episodes should be on Adult Swim. I am absolutely appalled with how much this show has changed. I don't know if less effort is being put in Ir if they are trying to cater to a new audience, but I know that I wouldn't let my children (if I had any) watch the recent episodes of this show.


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