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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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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

Mrs Krabs, Pearl's mother is never seen implying that she is either deceased or she and Mr Krabs are divorced. See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

SpongeBob SquarePants: This just isn't adding up.
Patrick: Pudding?
SpongeBob SquarePants: We must be missing something. Patrick we're gonna need help more then it ever means you.
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Crazy Credits

The background of the end credits shows flowers See more »

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

Featured in One Hit Wonderland: Beds Are Burning (2016) 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

Great show for all ages
4 September 2005 | by thanksbutnothanks9891See all my reviews

I have been watching this show since I was about 9, and I am now almost 14 and I still find it hilarious. It doesn't contain profanity or harsh language, so it's appropriate for all ages. Even though I also enjoy shows on MTV, I believe that Spongebob Squarepants is a great show for all ages. Even my mom enjoys it. When I first saw the plot line, a story about a sponge who lives undersea, I thought it would be stupid. But I've been watching it for 5 years so obviously it stuck with me. Spongebob wouldn't be anything without Patrick Star, Spongebob's dumb neighbor and best friend. Spongebob Squarepants can teach you lessons, it can make you laugh, it maybe will even make you cry. Even though Spongebob is supposed to be an adult, it shows that you're never too old to act younger than you are. Spongebob is a great show no matter how old or young you are.


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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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Color

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16:9 HD
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