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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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When the Krusty Krab runs out of mustard, Mr. Krabs sends SpongeBob, Patrick and Squidward to dig up some more. SpongeBob and Sandy have to collect Krabby Patty ingredients, but ...


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Series cast summary:
...  SpongeBob SquarePants / ... 230 episodes, 1999-2018
...  Squidward / ... 211 episodes, 1999-2017
...  Patrick Star / ... 209 episodes, 1999-2018
...  Mr. Krabs / ... 206 episodes, 1999-2017
...  Fish #1 / ... 158 episodes, 1999-2017
...  Plankton / ... 154 episodes, 1999-2017
...  Karen / ... 116 episodes, 1999-2017
...  Sandy Cheeks / ... 111 episodes, 1999-2017
...  Lady Fish / ... 109 episodes, 1999-2017
...  Mrs. Puff / ... 97 episodes, 1999-2017
...  Pearl Krabs / ... 95 episodes, 1999-2017
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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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Trivia

The Krusty Krab has remained with only two employees working. This is because Mr. Krabs is considered a cheapskate. See more »

Goofs

In the SpongeBob Christmas Special, Patchy the Pirate's hook hand changes sides between scenes. This is part of the humor of Patchy; he's an obviously fake pirate played for laughs. He is shown switching his eye patch from eye to eye as well; just like both of his eyes are perfectly fine, he doesn't need a hook, and only has one to look like a pirate. See more »

Quotes

Patrick: Plankton's wrath tastes like ice cream.
PatrickSpongeBob SquarePants: Thanks Plankton!
Plankton: Ice cream? It shoots ice cream? Oversized ice cream maker!
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Spoofed in Robot Chicken: That Hurts Me (2005) See more »

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SpongeBob SquarePants Theme Song
Lyrics by Stephen Hillenburg and Derek Drymon
Composed by Hank Smith Music
Performed by Patrick Pinney
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The Best Cartoon Ever!
23 February 2005 | by See all my reviews

Spongebob Squarepants is a sea-sponge. He is shaped in a rectangle, and is in the form of a common household sponge. He lives in a pineapple under the sea, in the town of Bikini Bottom.

He is often found to be annoying his cynical neighbor Squidward, the grouchy Clarinet playing squid next door, who definitely thinks the sea is half empty.

Next to Squidward is a large rock, where dwells a starfish with about as much intelligence as his home-sweet home. He is Patrick Star, neighbor to Squidward, but lifelong friend to Spongebob.

Over yonder lives a 'land squirrel' by the name of Sandy Cheeks. Her hobbies include the search for the 'Hay in the Needlestack', to biking in the Industrial Park.

Finally there's Mr. Eugene H. Krabs, penny hugging/pinching proprietor of the Krusty Krab; Spongbob's beloved workplace, and the home of the Krabby Patty.

On the subject of the Krabby Patty, that brings us to the esteemed Sheldon Plankton, arch-rival to Mr. Krabs, and generally very evil. His constant attempts to steal the Krabby Patty make for very funny episodes.

In Summery, this show can be summed up with a single word: Brilliant. It is witty, smart, extremely funny, with timeless characters, appealing to all ages.

10/10 A Classic!


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