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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 51 wins & 44 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Tom Kenny ...  SpongeBob SquarePants / ... 256 episodes, 1999-2019
Rodger Bumpass ...  Squidward / ... 241 episodes, 1999-2019
Bill Fagerbakke ...  Patrick Star / ... 237 episodes, 1999-2019
Clancy Brown ...  Mr. Krabs / ... 232 episodes, 1999-2019
Mr. Lawrence ...  Plankton / ... 179 episodes, 1999-2019
Dee Bradley Baker ...  Fish #1 / ... 172 episodes, 1999-2019
Jill Talley ...  Karen / ... 142 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

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16:9 HD
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Did You Know?

Trivia

SpongeBob was originally designed wearing a green baseball cap. See more »

Goofs

Plankton's size varies throughout the series. See more »

Quotes

SpongeBob SquarePants: He didn't call them Mr. Krabs. We did. I needed some help investigating the accident. Right buddy?
Patrick: Breakfast. Green. Finland.
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Crazy Credits

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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 »


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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I love Spongebob
9 August 2005 | by graemesmith50See all my reviews

I first discovered Spongebob square pants while I was on holiday in Florida. It dawned on me when I got back to England that we could get it on Nickelodean so I started watching it all the time and loved it! It's basically a kids show although sometimes it does have some jokes that are obviously intended to go way over children's heads. And I love it for that. Loads of my friends love the show and we're all surprised that we could be so entertained by a small yellow sponge who lives in a pineapple! Oddly enough though, my favourite character is not Spongebob. I love Squidward and Plankton and their bitter bored outlook to life. They seem remarkably cynical for Nickelodean which is why this show is a breath of fresh air and hugely popular.


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