21 Facts About SpongeBob SquarePants

Luke Ward
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Spongebob SquarePants was born and raised in a pineapple under the sea, yet he doesn’t know how to swim!

    Who lives in a pineapple under the sea? SpongeBob SquarePants!

    SpongeBob SquarePants premiered on Nickelodeon on May 1, 1999, and became the most recognizable sponge in the world shortly after.

    If you love the show, check out these cool facts about your favorite sponge!

    The creator of SpongeBob SquarePants is Steve Hillenburg.

    SpongeBob’s original name was Sponge Boy but the name was already taken, so the creators went with SpongeBob.

    Patrick Star is SpongeBob’s best friend.

    He owns a pet snail called Garry.

    SpongeBob and Patrick enjoy going jelly fishing and blowing bubbles!

    SpongeBob works at the KrustyKrab.

    His job title is Fry cook.

    SpongeBob is just an average sink sponge.

    SpongeBob is yellow – just in case you didn’t know!

    He is always cheerful.

    He can never pass his driving test no matter how many times he tries!

    He is ambidextrous.

    SpongeBob owns a KrusyKrab play set with action figures and accessories.

    He is afraid of the dark.

    Even though SpongeBob lives in the sea, he can’t swim!

    The creators of SpongeBob SquarePants tries to make you think of dolphins when SpongeBob laughs.

    Nickelodeon television premiered SpongeBob SquarePants in 1999.

    The creator of SpongeBob SquarePants was once a marine biologist and science teacher whom once worked as a fry cook at a seafood restaurant.

    The reason Hillenburg put SpongeBob in a pineapple home is because he thought he’d like the smell; smell is a very important sense for sea animals and sea life.

    SpongeBob has 27 holes.

    There is SpongeBob SquarePants Lego!

    Also, if you want to know the SpongeBob SquarePants theme tune, this is how it goes:

    Are you ready kids?
    Aye aye captain!
    I can’t hear you!
    Ohhhhhhh! Who lives in a pineapple under the sea?
    SpongeBob SquarePants!
    Absorbent and yellow and porous is he!
    SpongeBob SquarePants!
    If nautical nonsense be something you wish!
    SpongeBob SquarePants!
    Then drop on a deck and flop like a fish!
    SpongeBob SquarePants!
    SpongeBob SquarePants
    SpongeBob SquarePants
    SpongeBob SquarePants
    SpongeBob… SquarePants
    Ahhha, ha, ha!

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Luke Ward
Luke Ward

Luke Ward is the owner of The Fact Site. He has over 14 years of experience in researching, informative writing, fact-checking, SEO & web design. In his spare time, he loves to explore the world, drink coffee & attend trivia nights.

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