A Bann on SpongeBob: It Kills Brain Cells Essay

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The cartoon of the yellow sponge living in a pineapple under the sea was never meant to be a kid’s show. Au contraire, the show was meant to air on Adult Swim, a television network for viewers 16 years and older. The Sponge had a test run, but because of the low rating it was transferred to the kids’ networks. Of course, our dear children, innocent and ignorant of the hidden message inside the moving images, loved it. In this case “Bikini Bottom” is SpongeBob’s home town, an inappropriate name of a setting for a children’s cartoon. This shows that the transition of the show from Adult Swim to Nickelodeon had no change on SpongeBob Squarepants, whatsoever. Meaning, many other sections of the show are likely not meant for children’s eyes …show more content…
The cartoon of the yellow sponge living in a pineapple under the sea was never meant to be a kid’s show. Au contraire, the show was meant to air on Adult Swim, a television network for viewers 16 years and older. The Sponge had a test run, but because of the low rating it was transferred to the kids’ networks. Of course, our dear children, innocent and ignorant of the hidden message inside the moving images, loved it. In this case “Bikini Bottom” is SpongeBob’s home town, an inappropriate name of a setting for a children’s cartoon. This shows that the transition of the show from Adult Swim to Nickelodeon had no change on SpongeBob Squarepants, whatsoever. Meaning, many other sections of the show are likely not meant for children’s eyes or ears. This show is degradation for young minds and their mental and physiological development and should not continue to be aired. You may think, I am simply looking into it too much but you simply need to look at the characters to see it. The main character, Spongebob, is constantly high. It’s proven when Plankton, the “villain” steals some of his DNA and injects it on himself. Plankton, started to hallucinate with non-animate objects dancing to an imaginary beat. Then, there is Squidward Tentacles, a narcissistic sociopath. The octopus like character has a room full of paintings and sculptures of himself done by him. He’s also constantly seen isolating himself from the others by criticizing every single detail of their aspects,
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