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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 9 Primetime Emmys. Another 48 wins & 42 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Tom Kenny ...  SpongeBob SquarePants / ... 240 episodes, 1999-2018
Rodger Bumpass ...  Squidward Tentacles / ... 224 episodes, 1999-2018
Bill Fagerbakke ...  Patrick Star / ... 223 episodes, 1999-2018
Clancy Brown ...  Mr. Krabs / ... 215 episodes, 1999-2018
Mr. Lawrence ...  Plankton / ... 165 episodes, 1999-2018
Dee Bradley Baker ...  Fish #1 / ... 164 episodes, 1999-2018
Jill Talley ...  Karen / ... 123 episodes, 1999-2018
Carolyn Lawrence ...  Sandy Cheeks / ... 121 episodes, 1999-2018
Sirena Irwin ...  Lady Fish / ... 116 episodes, 1999-2018
Lori Alan ...  Pearl Krabs / ... 97 episodes, 1999-2018
Mary Jo Catlett ...  Mrs. Puff / ... 96 episodes, 1999-2018
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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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TV-Y | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Irish

Release Date:

30 April 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Sponge Bob Square Pants 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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Trivia

Over the years, many fans of the show have asked Tom Kenny to lend SpongeBob's voice to their voice-mail and answering machines. In an interview, he joked that these custom messages might be more common than the factory-default voice. See more »

Goofs

In the episode where Spongebob is making his own Mermaidman movie, it is said that Patrick kept the lens cap on during the entire film, but, you can easily see that that is not true, since you see the camera filming without a lens cap. See more »

Quotes

Mr. Krabs: I've asked ye all here because we all face a similar problem. The problem being a sea star with a nose that's gotten way out of hand!
Squidward: You got that right yeah!
Sandy Cheeks: Yeah!
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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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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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