SpongeBob SquarePants

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Is SpongeBob SquarePants gay? Tweet creates rainbow of speculation
Nickelodeon has depicted the character in LGBTQ+ colours for Pride month, stoking fresh discussion about his sexuality

15, Jun, 2020 @2:17 PM

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The most exciting movies of 2020 – family films
Mulan fights her way out of controversy, Pixar jams with a jazz Coco and Keanu Reeves stars opposite SpongeBob Squarepants in next year’s most promising kids’ flicks

Guardian film

25, Dec, 2019 @7:00 AM

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SpongeBob at 20: how the pineapple-dwelling fry cook endured
Ever since his debut in 1999, the cartoon has remained a constant in popular culture, inspiring impassioned fandom and endless memes

Charles Bramesco

02, May, 2019 @2:08 PM

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Stephen Hillenburg obituary
Animator and producer who created the children’s TV series SpongeBob SquarePants

Anthony Hayward

29, Nov, 2018 @12:45 PM

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Smart enough for adults, weird enough for kids: SpongeBob is TV perfection
The offbeat underwater cartoon’s creator Stephen Hillenburg died on Tuesday; his legacy is a show that transcends cultural and generational differences

Stuart Heritage

28, Nov, 2018 @10:55 AM

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Stephen Hillenburg: the naive genius who made SpongeBob a cultural titan
The creator of SpongeBob SquarePants, who has died aged 57, channelled the surrealism of 90s animation and his own childlike zest for life into a show that brought joy to millions

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

27, Nov, 2018 @9:43 PM

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SpongeBob SquarePants creator Stephen Hillenburg dies at 57
The man behind the hit animated series, which has aired almost 250 episodes, has died from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)

Guardian staff

27, Nov, 2018 @5:56 PM

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Tony awards 2018: who will win – and who should
On theatre’s biggest night, revivals including Angels in America vie for top honors while recent sensations like Harry Potter look to win best play

Jake Nevins

05, Jun, 2018 @4:02 PM

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British theatre stars storm the nominations for 2018 Tony awards
Angels in America and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child are in the running for prizes at New York’s theatre ceremony

Chris Wiegand

01, May, 2018 @1:58 PM

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SpongeBob Squarepants: The Broadway Musical review – sugar-shock visual pleasure
An eclectic selection of original songs, written by everyone from John Legend to Aerosmith, meshes awkwardly with vibrant production design in this entertaining yet forgettable musical

Alexis Soloski

05, Dec, 2017 @3:00 AM

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Musicals back in vogue, and business, as genre lights up Broadway and TV
From Spongebob SquarePants to Mean Girls, Broadway is gearing up for a wave of new musicals and with TV and film projects too, the genre is back on top

Jake Nevins

14, Sep, 2017 @6:22 PM

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How we made SpongeBob SquarePants
‘We sucked on a tank of helium to do the voices of the ravenous anchovies’

Interviews by Ben Beaumont-Thomas

29, Nov, 2016 @7:00 AM

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