Favorite fairy tale character of my son. An American animated series created by marine biologist and animator Stephen Hillenburg for Nickelodeon Television. The plot of the series focuses on the title SpongeBob SquarePants, an energetic and positive-minded sea sponge that looks like a kitchen sponge. Most episodes of the series take place in the underwater city of Bikini Dolne, located in the Pacific under the coral reef of Bikini Atoll. As a means of transport, it uses vehicles that are a combination of a car and a boat.