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Facts About Spongebob Squarepants

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    1SpongeBob was created by Steve Hillenburg, a former marine biologist and science teacher who went to art school to study cartooning. Like SpongeBob, Hillenburg once worked as a fry cook at a seafood r suggested bysponge_bob Make Your Case
  • 2Tom Kenny, who does the voice of SpongeBob, says his character's laugh was meant to make viewers think of the ocean. It is based on the distinctive call of a dolphin, with just a touch of a seagull's suggested bysponge_bob Make Your Case
  • 3Hillenburg liked drawing marine life and thought sponges were the "oddest of all" these creatures. But the lumpy shape of natural sponges didn't feel right for the character he wanted to create. A sin suggested bysponge_bob Make Your Case
  • 4SpongeBob lives in a pineapple because pineapples are a common motif in Polynesian crafts. In addition, Hillenburg says he thought SpongeBob "would like the smell" of a pineapple home. Smell is a very suggested bysponge_bob Make Your Case
  • 5SpongeBob lives in a pineapple because pineapples are a common motif in Polynesian crafts. In addition, Hillenburg says he thought SpongeBob "would like the smell" of a pineapple home. Smell is a very suggested bysponge_bob Make Your Case
  • 6Squidward only has six legs, but he is nevertheless an octopus. Animators thought that having eight legs on the character%u2014which would be correct for an octopus%u2014made him look too burdened. suggested bysponge_bob Make Your Case
  • 7The recipe for Krabby Patties is a well-guarded secret, but creator Hillenburg has hinted that these mystery burgers may be vegetarian. Otherwise, some inhabitants of Bikini Bottom would be cannibals. suggested bysponge_bob Make Your Case
  • 8SpongeBob always tries to do his best. He's now helping out the New York City Department of Environmental Protection by urging kids to help save water. The campaign features an enormous SpongeBob%u201 suggested bysponge_bob Make Your Case
  • 9Tom Kenny also does the voices of Dog on Catdog and the Mayor of Townsville on The Powerpuff Girls. suggested bysponge_bob Make Your Case
  • 10According to SpongeBob's driver's license, he was born July 14, 1986. But he was already living on his own%u2014and trying to get a job at the Krusty Krab%u2014when the SpongeBob show debuted in 1999. suggested bysponge_bob Make Your Case

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