Hillenburg compared the character's personality to Laurel and Hardy and Pee-wee Herman. Recently, screenshots from SpongeBob SquarePants episodes have been recontextualized into memes circulated on Twitter and Instagram. Orlando Sentinel. Patrick becomes the overworked dad and SpongeBob transforms into the underappreciated housewife; their queer friendship comically falls apart as they try to be normal. Allworth Press. Daniel Spielberger is an LA-based writer who graduated from Reed College with a BA in history, as well as studying Chinese cultural history, film studies, and literature. GreenblattMr.
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The "frenetic pace" of scene changes in SpongeBob episodes, researchers say, hinders preschoolers' attention spans and concentration. Retrieved August 16, Retrieved May 21, SpongeBob Exposed!
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