Get ready to giggle, because we have 10 incredible Spongebob facts that’ll leave you speechless. Besides the TV show, the movies, and all of the merchandise, there is so much to love about this adorable sea sponge. Let’s learn even more! For instance, the creator of the show is actually well-trained in marine biology, studying marine and natural resources in college.
While working at a university, he created a comic based on sea life, called The Intertidal Zone. Of course, this was the beginning of the beloved children’s show. Keep reading for more fun tidbits about Spongebob Squarepants and his friends!
The Spunkiest SpongeBob Facts
1 A Famous Fungus
A new fungus was named Spongiforma squarepantsii in 2011.
2 Very Cool Voices
Victoria Beckham, Amy Poehler, and Johnny Depp have lent their voices to Spongebob characters.
3 Except for These Lucky Few
Celeb cameos included Robin Williams, Will Ferrell, and Tina Fey…and Pantera.
4 Shying Away from Celebs
Stephen Hillenburg was hesitant to have celeb cameos.
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5 The “my leg!” Fish Has a Name
It’s Fred. Fred the Fish.
6 Animation Shortcut
Squidward have 6, not 8 tentacles in order to make it easier for animators.
7 Patrick the Bartender
Pat’s original role was to be a cranky bar owner…bar owner?!
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8 Many Inspirations
Spongebob’s charm and personality is based on folks like Jerry Lewis, Stan Laurel, and Pee-Wee Herman (of course!)
9 Spongeboy Ahoy!
The name of the show was changed from this to Spongebob Squarepants.
This was the original name of our beloved Spongebob, but Spongeboy was the name of a commercial mopping product.
11 Ray Bradbury was an inspiration?
The writers for the show were inspired by the work of Ray Bradbury, who would’ve known?! Another form of inspiration? “The Noun Game,” which basically involves choosing topics out of a hat.
Video: 28 Moments From “SpongeBob” That Will Always Be Funny
These are 28 Moments From “Spongebob Squarepants” That Will Always Be Funny! It’s hard to believe Spongebob first premiered over 20 years ago. These scenes will make you LOL and remind you how funny this show still is!
Image Credit: “‘Two roads diverged in a wood, and I (SpongeBob) took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the diffetence…’ – Robert Frost.” by Neo-grapher is licensed under CC BY 2.0
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