WOW! The world’s most famous pineapple-dwelling sea sponge has been gracing our screens with his presence for 20 years!
To celebrate this momentous anniversary, SKY is giving fans as much SpongeBob SquarePants as they can handle.
From 6-21 July, SKY will be hosting an entire channel dedicated to SpongeBob. Playing 24/7, the SpongeBob Pop-Up will feature every episode from season 1 to 11.
Over on Nickelodeon, keep an eye out on the 13th of July for a special 20th anniversary episode, SpongeBob’s Big Birthday Blowout. This episode features the actors that voice SpongeBob, Patrick, Mr. Krabs, Sandy, Squidward and Plankton playing live-action doppelgangers of their characters.
SpongeBob’s Big Birthday Blowout stars Tom Kenny (voice of SpongeBob SquarePants), Bill Fagerbakke (voice of Patrick Star), Rodger Bumpass (voice of Squidward), Clancy Brown (voice of Mr. Krabs), Carolyn Lawrence (voice of Sandy Cheeks), and Mr. Lawrence (voice of Plankton) and will also feature Kel Mitchell, Jack Griffo and Daniella Perkins. David Hasselhoff, who starred in The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie 15 years ago, will also make a guest appearance in this episode.
Sky Channel 302
Saturday 6 July – Sunday 21 July
SpongeBob’s Big Birthday Blowout
Nickelodeon – Sky Channel 101
Saturday 13 July – 4.00pm NZT