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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 & 42 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Tom Kenny ...  SpongeBob SquarePants / ... 240 episodes, 1999-2018
Rodger Bumpass ...  Squidward Tentacles / ... 224 episodes, 1999-2018
Bill Fagerbakke ...  Patrick Star / ... 223 episodes, 1999-2018
Clancy Brown ...  Mr. Krabs / ... 215 episodes, 1999-2018
Mr. Lawrence ...  Plankton / ... 165 episodes, 1999-2018
Dee Bradley Baker ...  Fish #1 / ... 164 episodes, 1999-2018
Jill Talley ...  Karen / ... 123 episodes, 1999-2018
Carolyn Lawrence ...  Sandy Cheeks / ... 121 episodes, 1999-2018
Sirena Irwin ...  Lady Fish / ... 116 episodes, 1999-2018
Lori Alan ...  Pearl Krabs / ... 97 episodes, 1999-2018
Mary Jo Catlett ...  Mrs. Puff / ... 96 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

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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

There have been two Christmas specials, "Christmas Who?", and "A SpongeBob Christmas". See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

[opening sequence]
Painting: Are you ready kids?
Kids: Aye Aye Captain!
Painting: I can't hear you!
Kids: Aye Aye Captain!
PaintingKids: Ohhhh... Who lives in a pineapple under the sea?
Kids: SpongeBob SquarePants!
Painting: Absorbent and yellow and porous is he!
Kids: SpongeBob SquarePants!
Painting: If nautical nonsense be somethin' you wish.
[...]
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Referenced in Drop Dead Diva: 50 Shades of Grayson (2013) 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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A cartoon for all ages..
26 September 2007 | by toddplaynerSee all my reviews

'SpongeBob Squarepants' is among the funniest cartoons out there. Spongebob is the lovable square sponge that radiates happiness and joy all day long. Patrick Star is his best friend and he is actually the scene stealer and the funniest of the lot. Krusty Krab is the funny boss who lives only for money(don't we too?)..Squidward is the eternally grumpy neighbor who sponge and Patrick loves to annoy..

The main driving point for this cartoon's success is the humor..a sponge living in a pineapple is a sure recipe for success.. I am 27 and I just love this cartoon..I have friends who ridicule me when I watch sponge episodes on TV or catch it on DVD and i've just one reply- the humor and the smile this cartoon brings on my face is just worth it..


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