SpongeBob SquarePants

  • 1999
  • 11 Seasons
  • TV-Y

A chipper sea sponge and his nautical neighbors make waves in the deep-sea city of Bikini Bottom in this clever and playful kiddie cartoon aimed at preschoolers. SpongeBob's acquaintances include goofy starfish Patrick, cheerful squirrel Sandy Cheeks (who lives in an air bubble) and grouchy Squidward.

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Tue Apr 23 3:00pm
The Nasty Patty; The Idiot Box NIK

Mr. Krabs panics over a health inspection; SpongeBob finds a big-screen TV's cardboard box more captivating than the TV itself.

Tue Apr 23 3:30pm
Your Shoe's Untied; Squid's Day Off NIK

SpongeBob forgets how to tie his shoelaces; Squidward is left in charge of the Krusty Krab. Voices include Tom Kenny, Rodger Bumpass.

Tue Apr 23 4:00pm
Whale of a Birthday; Karate Island NIK

Mr. Krabs intends on throwing Pearl a fantastic birthday bash, but on a miserly budget; SpongeBob helps with the festivities by picking out Pearl's present. Later, SpongeBob vies to be crowned King of Karate.

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