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SpongeBob SquarePants 

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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 10 Primetime Emmys. Another 52 wins & 48 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Tom Kenny ...  SpongeBob SquarePants / ... 266 episodes, 1999-2020
Bill Fagerbakke ...  Patrick Star / ... 246 episodes, 1999-2020
Rodger Bumpass ...  Squidward / ... 244 episodes, 1999-2020
Clancy Brown ...  Mr. Krabs / ... 239 episodes, 1999-2020
Mr. Lawrence ...  Plankton / ... 186 episodes, 1999-2020
Dee Bradley Baker ...  Fish #1 / ... 174 episodes, 1999-2020
Jill Talley ...  Karen / ... 153 episodes, 1999-2020
Carolyn Lawrence ...  Sandy Cheeks / ... 136 episodes, 1999-2020
Sirena Irwin ...  Lady Fish / ... 125 episodes, 1999-2019
Mary Jo Catlett ...  Mrs. Puff / ... 117 episodes, 1999-2020
Lori Alan ...  Pearl Krabs / ... 116 episodes, 1999-2020
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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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Did You Know?

Trivia

In Mexico, the show is only called "Bob Esponja", which means Sponge Bob in Spanish. See more »

Goofs

When Plankton turns the thermometer in the Krusty Krab, he turns the knob back and forth. The temperature goes down, not up and down like it should be. See more »

Quotes

SpongeBob SquarePants: Could you show me how to tie my shoes?
Painting: Arrgh! I'd just be a painting of a head.
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Crazy Credits

The background of the end credits shows flowers See more »

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 »

Connections

Referenced in You, Me and the Apocalypse: What Happens to Idiots (2015) 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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User Reviews

 
Bad expressions ruined everything
30 May 2020 | by rafreeluzkySee all my reviews

I really enjoyed Spongebob especially the first three seasons but i think the other seasons aren't bad at all. But lately the animation style was changed and it's horrible. The face expressions was the worst animation style ever, it's to overreacting and disgusting. I hope they changed it, so Spongebob become classic like it used to be


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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Irish

Release Date:

1 May 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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