SpongeBob SquarePants

Website review by
Jean Armour Polly, Common Sense Media
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Fun, absorbent, er, absorbing game.
Popular with kidsParents recommend

Parents say

age 9+
Based on 7 reviews

Kids say

age 5+
Based on 22 reviews

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Positive Messages
Violence & Scariness

SpongeBob is kicked out of a few places, but after all, he's a sponge.

Sexy Stuff
Language

"Butt" is used a few times.

Consumerism

A few icons from sponsors.

Drinking, Drugs & Smoking

What parents need to know

Parents need to know that although the movie is PG, the Web site is for general audiences. There are several mentions of Patrick Star's lament, "Did you see my butt?" There are small sponsor icons from Burger King and Kellogg's, among others.

User Reviews

  • Parents say
  • Kids say
Adult Written byMr. Adult October 10, 2014

This is disbtrubing

Okay in this game there is so much violence and sex that it will scare your eyes for life
Parent of a 6 year old Written byryo July 3, 2010
Teen, 14 years old Written bytomms April 25, 2009

hate it

this show is filled with obnoxious things and is extremely retarded. I hate this show and think only kids 12 and over can watch it not should. Worst show in the... Continue reading
Teen, 13 years old Written byWalrusfanclub March 10, 2014

Its a show

Its a show about a sponge.

What's it about?

The site offers a storyline for the movie, four movie trailers, some downloadable screensavers and buddy icons, and of course the requisite games. There are two entertaining games: a 3-D game and the Bubble-Bustin' Game. In the former, the object of the game is to drive your dune buggy around Bikini Bottom, taking on quests as you go. In the latter game, the object is to pop bubbles as they float from the bottom of the screen to the top. If the player doesn't pop the bubbles before then, SpongeBob gets increasingly happy, looking quite inebriated right before he reaches the \"Freak Out\" zone and gets tossed out of the \"Thug Tug,\" back to the sands of Bikini Bottom.

Is it any good?

The Bubble-Bustin' Game works on both PC and Macintosh computers, although play is extremely slow on the Mac platform (hint: if you want to get a high score, play on the Mac!); play is zippy on a PC. The 3-D game works only on a PC (although they say a Mac version is coming soon.) It would not work with the Firefox browser but it liked Internet Explorer.

Talk to your kids about ...

  • Families can talk about SpongeBob's good qualities. In the movie, why do you think SpongeBob stands by Mr. Krabs even though Mr. Krabs didn't give him the promotion? Would you help someone in need if that person hadn't always been nice to you? Why or why not?

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