10 Facts you didn’t know about SpongeBob!

SpongeBob SquarePants is undoubtedly one of the most lovable and recognisable characters in the history of animation. The show has left its mark on kids, teens and adults with its wacky scenarios and charming characters. Whether an adult or a teenager or a toddler, the show and the character is loved by one and all. Of all the characters in the show, the most popular is often said to be SpongeBob and Patrick Star.

 As this lovable character is within our licencing portfolio, we thought we would bring you 10 facts about SpongeBob you may not know about:

SpongeBob was originally called SpongeBoy, but that name was copyrighted by a mop company.

SpongeBob can never pass his driving test no matter how many times he tries!

SpongeBob has 27 holes.

SpongeBob’s birthday is July 14th, 1986.

25% of SpongeBob SquarePants viewers are adults with no children.

Even though SpongeBob lives in the sea, he can’t swim!

Patrick and Gary the Snail are first cousins.

Krabs was born in 1942, which makes him 71 years old.

The fictional town where SpongeBob lives is called Bikini Bottom. It is shown in the series to be below a real place, Bikini Atoll, which is a former nuclear test site which is still uninhabitable today.

SpongeBob SquarePants was the first cartoon on Nickelodeon to have over 200 episodes.

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