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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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Mr. Krabs turns the Krusty Krab into a jailhouse after Plankton breaks the law, but crime only pays for so long. SpongeBob and Patrick turn the pineapple into a mobile home to take ...


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Patrick inducts SpongeBob into his prestigious society of dullards and doofuses. Patrick takes his grime to a new extreme, playing around in so much trash that he becomes unrecognizable.


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Series cast summary:
Tom Kenny ...  SpongeBob SquarePants / ... 246 episodes, 1999-2019
Rodger Bumpass ...  Squidward Tentacles / ... 231 episodes, 1999-2019
Bill Fagerbakke ...  Patrick Star / ... 229 episodes, 1999-2019
Clancy Brown ...  Mr. Krabs / ... 221 episodes, 1999-2019
Mr. Lawrence ...  Plankton / ... 171 episodes, 1999-2019
Dee Bradley Baker ...  Fish #1 / ... 169 episodes, 1999-2018
Carolyn Lawrence ...  Sandy Cheeks / ... 129 episodes, 1999-2019
Jill Talley ...  Karen / ... 128 episodes, 1999-2019
Sirena Irwin ...  Lady Fish / ... 118 episodes, 1999-2019
Mary Jo Catlett ...  Mrs. Puff / ... 98 episodes, 1999-2018
Lori Alan ...  Pearl Krabs / ... 98 episodes, 1999-2018
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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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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Irish

Release Date:

30 April 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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Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Goofs

The geography in Spongebob's house and Bikini Bottom changes almost every episode. See more »

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Squidward: Only 364 days and nine years left until i exchange this concrete tomb for a multi story ocean liner cruise.
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Squidward: SpongeBob.
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Squidward: Call me what you may, fact of the matter is i found out the mystery customer's name first so i win. I win i win i win i win i win!
Mr. Krabs: Enjoy your prize.
Squidward: Whoo-hoo-hoo! Tropical vacation here i come!
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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 »

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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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Like it or not, this show is hard to avoid
25 July 2005 | by FrankBooth_DeLargeSee 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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