SpongeBob SquarePants

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Jean Armour Polly, Common Sense Media
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Fun, absorbent, er, absorbing game.

Parents say

age 4+
Based on 6 reviews

Kids say

age 6+
Based on 28 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

"Butt" is used a few times.


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 byYess7895 October 4, 2018

For kids 7 and up.

TV-Y7 and movie rated pg, also this is good for kids 7 and up, has no educational value and has rude humor.
Written byAnonymous January 17, 2017

It is a show about a sponge.

With loads of butt jokes, overused "meme" and just plain annoying...
Teen, 13 years old Written byWalrusfanclub March 10, 2014

Its a show

Its a show about a sponge.
Teen, 17 years old Written bysomeonesus March 19, 2021

Best kids show

Spongebob Squarepants is so funny, I would watch it all the time with my cousins at my Nana's house.But if there was less gore and potty humor I would give... Continue reading

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?

Website details

  • Genre: Fan Sites
  • Pricing structure: Free
  • Last updated: September 18, 2020

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