His hobbies include jellyfishing, practicing karate under his sensei and friend Sandy Cheeks and blowing bubbles. The character has also become a fashion trend. Retrieved April 28, SpongeBob is "designed to entertain 6-toyear-olds. The robot puts him in his place before stating: Archived from the original on December 15, Stephen Hillenburg, the brains behind the cartoon character, puts the issue to bed Stephen M.
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SpongeBob SquarePants (character)
But they are hardly the first animated characters to claim gay icon status, as our brief survey shows:. Views Read View source View history. SpongeBob's voice evolved from "low-key" to high-pitched. Like Pee-wee's PlayhouseSpongeBob joyfully dances on the fine line between childhood and adulthood, guilelessness and camp, the warped and the sweet". This page was last edited on 19 Januaryat I hadn't even thought about making a show
SpongeBob also inspired vehicle designs. But they are hardly the first animated characters to claim gay icon status, as our brief survey shows: When SpongeBob SquarePants is broadcast in languages other than English, the voice actors dubbing SpongeBob's voice use Tom Kenny's rendition of the character as a starting point but also add unique elements. Hillenburg compared the character's personality to Laurel and Hardy and Pee-wee Herman. Stephen Hillenburg, the brains behind the cartoon character, puts the issue to bed.