Appealing to both adults and children, Spongebob Squarepants merges satire with exuberant high-pitched happiness. Did you know that Stephen Hillenberg, the show's creator, was totally convinced the show would fail until he already saw bootleg Spongebob merchandise overseas less than halfway into the first season? Nowadays we know he had nothing to worry about at all as Spongebob keeps going strong and keeps us all laughing. Get his smiling face on multiple products, including snapsuits and t-shirts!
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- Each of the main characters in Spongebob Squarepants is inspired by one of the seven deadly sins.
- A species of mushroom was named after Spongebob; Spongiforma squarepantsii.
- Squidward is actually an octopus, not a squid.