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Lessons From SpongeBob Characters


Lessons From SpongeBob Characters
SpongeBob is a sea sponge, but he resembles a kitchen sponge, being rectangular and bright yellow. In previous episodes, he is wider near the top and slim down, but in the more recent episodes, he was a regular square. SpongeBob has large blue eyes, short nose, large mouth with protruding front teeth and dimples with three freckles on each cheek. He usually wears a white shirt with a red tie, black leather shoes with shoelaces, and brown rectangular pants with a black belt (the entire outfit is sometimes called "pants"). While working at the Krusty Krab, he wore a hat, tall white with a small blue anchor on it as a uniform. SpongeBob sleeping with my clothes on the streets, including shoes. Although SpongeBob has always voiced by Tom Kenny, the voice has changed over the series, his voice lower than usual in the pilot episode, and after the movie, will voice a little higher pitched.

SpongeBob is a character that really can not understand, mature, and hyperactivity. He is a very determined, and will often stop at nothing to complete the task. He is also somewhat dramatic to people of good to him, for example, for the postman. He was also very over-confident and tend to make a big deal of small issues, such as missing badge.

Lessons from SpongeBob characters

A. Good Lesson

SpongeBob is very kind-hearted and innocent, and very rarely acts openly to anyone, even his enemies. He was a very selfless and loyal, especially to those close to him. Selfishness itself primarily shown in the episode "Best Day Ever", in which he gives "a perfect day" was to help his friends. Despite good intentions, SpongeBob actions often interfere and cause problems for the people around him, especially the next-door neighbor, Squidward Tentacles.

Throughout the run series SpongeBob SquarePants, SpongeBob characters become very popular with both children and adults. Character popularity has spread from Nickelodeon's original demographic of children aged 2-11 years, for teens and adults, including college and celebrities such as Sigourney Weaver and Bruce Willis. SpongeBob has also become popular with gay men, despite Stephen Hillenburg saying that none of the characters are homosexual. Character attract fans since his flamboyant lifestyle and tolerant attitude.

Popularity of SpongeBob translated well into sales figures. In 2002, SpongeBob doll sold at the rate of 75,000 per week, which was faster than Tickle Me Elmo dolls were sold at that time. SpongeBob has gained popularity in Japan, specifically with Japanese women's parent company Viacom deliberately marketing aimed at women in the country as a method of building the SpongeBob SquarePants brand. Initially skeptical doubted that SpongeBob could be popular in Japan as the character design is very different to already popular designs for Hello Kitty and Pikachu.


B. The lesson is not good

Error SpongeBob also made him too trusting and very gullible, and he was easily manipulated by people who intend to use and / or harm him, such as Squidward, Mr. Krabs and Plankton; most obviously, he is always easily fooled by Plankton no matter how bizarre or obvious disguise. Although he is generally good-natured and relaxed, when frustrated and angry, SpongeBob can sarcastic, rude and 'foul-mouthed' to his friends, even Mr. Krabs, whom he treats as a father figure / god. Funny thing is, Squidward is the only character who never insulted SpongeBob when cheated, he sometimes still believe even though Squidward is claimed.

Not all have been positive reception for SpongeBob. Many viewers, especially older or who consider themselves "above" the series, the character is said to be very annoying and / or distracting. These issues have been strengthened since season four onwards, where the behavior of the characters is not fun. AskMen's Top 10: Irritating 90 puts SpongeBob Cartoon Characters ranked at number four. The publication says that his "very annoying".

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