For the character, see SpongeBob SquarePants (character).
SpongeBob SquarePants is a TV show that started in 1999 . Its idea started as early as the 80's.
SpongeBob and his friend Patrick goof around and do stupid stuff, like using hot sauce bubble soap and selling chocolate. Meanwhile, Mr. Krabs, Sandy, and Squidward try to prove that they are better than everyone else, while Plankton constantly tries to steal a sandwich.