SpongeBob SquarePants is a 1999 Nicktoon created by Stephen Hillenburg. The series began as an unpublished educational comic called The InterTidal Zone by Hillenburg in the mid-1980s, and then development to turn it into a television series began after the cancellation of Rocko's Modern Life in 1996. The series made its debut on May 1st, 1999 following the year's Kids' Choice Awards, and its popularity has made it into a media franchise, and the highest-rated and longest running series on Nickelodeon.

The series revolves around the titular SpongeBob SquarePants as well as his various friends in the underwater city of Bikini Bottom.

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