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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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Cast

Series cast summary:
Tom Kenny ...  SpongeBob SquarePants / ... 259 episodes, 1999-2019
Rodger Bumpass ...  Squidward / ... 242 episodes, 1999-2019
Bill Fagerbakke ...  Patrick Star / ... 241 episodes, 1999-2019
Clancy Brown ...  Mr. Krabs / ... 236 episodes, 1999-2019
Mr. Lawrence ...  Plankton / ... 183 episodes, 1999-2019
Dee Bradley Baker ...  Fish #1 / ... 172 episodes, 1999-2019
Jill Talley ...  Karen / ... 146 episodes, 1999-2019
Carolyn Lawrence ...  Sandy Cheeks / ... 133 episodes, 1999-2019
Sirena Irwin ...  Lady Fish / ... 123 episodes, 1999-2019
Lori Alan ...  Pearl Krabs / ... 105 episodes, 1999-2019
Mary Jo Catlett ...  Mrs. Puff / ... 102 episodes, 1999-2019
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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:

SpongeBob See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Stereo (Seasons 1-8)| Dolby Digital (Season 9-)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Patrick went to a community college. 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

Squidward: There's only three hours of my Sunday left. They took it all away. I didn't even get to read the Sunday paper.
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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 »


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

Ahh yes, the good show...
26 April 2006 | by Yoshi6666See all my reviews

I remember when I first saw the show, the episode: Bubblestand. I loved that episode and decided to wait for more episodes. That was when I noticed that five million more episodes came on. Watched every single one of 'em. Tom Kenny does a REALLY superior good job on the voice on Spongebob. I loved it as a little kid, and I still like it today.

I love this show so much I could hug it. Too bad they haven't made recent and decent episodes these days. The newest one sucked. Anyways, this show is a really cool one because there is no point to it and there is mindless comedy! D:. I recommend most of you to watch it, for it is the best.

A really fair show indeed.


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