The Nickelodeon That Almost Nobody Remembers

One of the most popular TV channels of all time is Nickelodeon, and I’m pretty sure everyone knows about it. It rose to fame with its unique orange logo, imaginative bumpers, and great shows like Rugrats, Rocko’s Modern Life, and SpongeBob SquarePants. They started airing these “Nicktoons” in 1991, but you’re probably unaware of what it was like beforehand. Did it always have that logo? What were its bumpers like? That’s what I’m going to go over today. Continue reading “The Nickelodeon That Almost Nobody Remembers”

How Does a TV Channel Launch?

The current gamut of television channels seems to have reached the point where all genres and interests are now covered. Drama, comedy, animation, and reality all have bases on various channels. However, these channels had to come from somewhere, and it can be interesting to see where they came from and how they launched. Thanks to YouTube (this seems to be a trend in my articles), TV channel launches can be relived. I think they’re interesting, so I decided to talk about them. Continue reading “How Does a TV Channel Launch?”

The Definitive Top 20 Spongebob Squarepants Episodes: Part 1 (20-11)

At last, folks, this is the big one. Most people in my age range, that being the late teens to early 20s, were enraptured by Spongebob. I’d be willing to bet that in any high school classroom or on any college campus, if you uttered a Spongebob quote, people would rapidly utter subsequent quotes, ultimately reaching the point of a chain reaction of references to our childhoods. And this chain reaction would quickly reach critical mass.

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What I’m trying to say here is this: Spongebob is something held nearly and dearly to our hearts. Many of us can recite episodes essentially from start to finish without a second thought, and many of the hilarious moments peppered throughout the series are burned into our brains and will probably never escape. What does this all mean? Well, it means that ranking 20 episodes is going to be incredibly difficult. Will legendary episodes be left off? Probably. Will some episodes you weren’t too big on show up? Maybe. But, one thing is for certain: if you grew up watching Spongebob, some of your favorite cartoon moments will be highlighted in this list. Be forewarned: I’m personally partial to Season 1, so early episodes are gonna be abound. So, are ya ready kids? Here are my top 20-11 Spongebob episodes.

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