Nickelodeon Went No Holds Barred With The Patrick Star Show

Stephen Hillenburg is looking from above with shame?

Alexander Razin

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Photo from CBR.

A massive sensation swept through the nation and left everyone bowing to their feet. People bowed down to one who’s rectangular, wore an odd combination of pants, shirt, tie, and that smile; that damn smile. They became the answers unknown to humankind, the reason we are here. This being is none other than SpongeBob SquarePants, the lovable nautical sponge entertaining three generations' worth of children.

The cartoon is going strong after 22 years of syndication from Nickelodeon. For Nickelodeon, SpongeBob SquarePants became their magnum opus; Nickelodeons’ own Simpsons.

Besides the best wishes of the late creator of SpongeBob SquarePants, Stephen Hillenburg, Nickelodeon made two spin-offs: Kamp Koral, a non-canon version of the SpongeBob cast as juveniles at summer camp. And The Patrick Star Show featuring SpongeBob’s nutty pink starfish friend, Patrick.

The Star Family. Photo from Variety.

The Patrick Star Show doesn’t hold back on creativity, throwing every unusual idea to the wall. A template perfect for the wild nature of Patrick Star. The show…

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Alexander Razin

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