It is exhausting to think about in style tradition with out “SpongeBob SquarePants.” This prolific tv sequence is the fifth-longest operating animated sequence of all time and the preferred sequence on Nickelodeon—by an extended shot. The present was created by Stephen Hillenburg, who began off instructing marine biology and wrote an informative image e book about tide-pool animals referred to as “The Intertidal Zone.” He later switched gears to animation and commenced working at Nickelodeon, the place he’d quickly pitch the early idea for “SpongeBob SquarePants.”
Hillenburg started creating the sequence in 1996 and was ready to stroll away from the sequence endlessly when community executives pushed to make SpongeBob a baby in class. Hillenburg wished the character as an grownup they usually ultimately compromised with the creation of Mrs. Puff and her boating faculty. Fortunate for us, that compromise was made and the sequence debuted on Might 1st, 1999.
The present has aired constantly since then, leading to 13 seasons and 274 episodes. There have additionally been three function movies: “The SpongeBob SquarePants Film” (2004), “The SpongeBob Film: Sponge Out of Water” (2015) and “The SpongeBob Film: Sponge on the Run” (2020). We additionally now have two spin-off sequence on Paramount+, a prequel sequence “Kamp Koral: SpongeBob’s Beneath Years” and “The Patrick Star Present.” There are additionally 4 movies within the works—three character spin-off movies for Paramount+ and a movie for theatrical launch.
In honor of the ever increasing legacy of “SpongeBob SquarePants,” check out 100 of our favourite tattoos impressed by the legendary characters within the gallery under. Then tell us your favourite character from this universe within the feedback part on social media.