Valentine’s Day is only a couple of days away and if we could have someone be our Valentine, it would definitely have to be our favorite yellow invertebrate from Bikini Bottom — none other than Mr. SpongeBob SquarePants himself! So, why not celebrate our love for SpongeBob not just on Valentine’s Day but for a whole week?! Join your favorite celebs and Nick stars as this upcoming week marks “I <3 SpongeBob” week. It’s time to profess our love for SpongeBob and his Bikini Bottom friends with marathons of fan-favorite SpongeBob SquarePants episodes starting on Monday, February 12th through Friday, February 16th at 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM ET / PT. Following the marathons, a brand new episode of SpongeBob SquarePants will air each night at 6:00 PM. How fun is that?!
Many remarkable celebs will be joining in on the Krabby Patty fun! According to the press release, “From their favorite characters and episodes to the pop culture phenomena of songs, scenes, GIFs and memes that have infiltrated the internet and beyond, “I <3 SpongeBob” will feature commentaries, re-enactments, personal stories and hysterical observations from a variety of all-star superfans, including: Nick Cannon, Fall Out Boy, Jace Norman (Henry Danger), Lizzy Greene (Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn), Kira Kosarin (The Thundermans), JoJo Siwa (Lip Sync Battle Shorties), Cree Cicchino (Game Shakers), Nico Tortorella (Younger), SpongeBob SquarePants voice cast members Tom Kenny (SpongeBob), Bill Fagerbakke (Patrick), Rodger Bumpass (Squidward), Carolyn Lawrence (Sandy), Clancy Brown (Mr. Krabs) and many more.”
The first brand new episode of the week titled, “Chatterbox Gary” is set to air on Monday, February 12th at 6:00 PM. The episode stars Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles‘ Keith David who will be voicing the role of Gary. “In the episode, Gary has a pet translation collar and he’s talking up a storm. Everyone loves it… except for Squidward.” (source: press release)
SpongeBob SquarePants is one of the most iconic shows on this planet, so we’re super excited to enjoy all of the nostalgia that each of these magnificent episodes will bring when they air during “I <3 SpongeBob” week. Phenomenal episodes including “F.U.N.,” which features the hit song, “The F.U.N. Song,” as well as other episodes including “Ripped Pants,” “Band Geeks,” and the pilot, “Help Wanted” will all be airing during “I <3 SpongeBob” week.
Be sure to take a trip to the Krusty Krab and tune in to “I <3 SpongeBob” week starting on February 12th on Nickelodeon!
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