As Spongebob Squarepants turns 20, we tell you why he and Patrick will give you #FriendshipGoals
Five signs that your friendship is as strong as SpongeBob and Patrick Star
Nickelodeon’s iconic toon SpongeBob Squarepants turns 20! Yes, you heard that right! The cute, cuddly, yellow, well-dressed sea sponge, who lives in a pineapple in a city called Bikini Bottoms, celebrates his 20th birthday on July 14. And what better than celebrating his birthday bash by highlighting the unique friendship of an epic duo, the quirky SpongeBob Squarepants and his happy-go-lucky BFF Patrick. Together they are an inseparable duo. This pair gives us some major friendship goals. Is your friendship with your BFF as strong as theirs? Here’s a list of five things that we totally adore about this duo. Read to find out yours. Watch brand-new episodes of SpongeBob SquarePants only on Nickelodeon.
Two peas in a pod
The two characters SpongeBob and Patrick are so different from each other, yet they remain so united. SpongeBob helps Patrick when he lands in trouble and always helps him get through it. Meanwhile, Patrick always motivates SpongeBob to do things he loves. Remember when SpongeBob had to run a race? Patrick cheered him on the loudest.
Fights are common when we love and care for someone. Similarly, this duo has engaged in a lot of fights with each other, but they never stopped caring for one another. Friends may fight for the pettiest of reasons but will always have each other’s back, no matter what. This duo sticks through thick and thin of each other. Remember when SpongeBob and Patrick got into a fist fight and later hugged it out because they were sorry about it. That’s the power of friendship.
You can trade the world but not your BFF. They have seen you in your ugliest pajamas and appreciated you for being well-dressed. You don’t have to pretend. SpongeBob and Patrick are comfortable with each other. They can literally do everything together. From scaring people to eating lots of food they have done it all. They could literally be the weirdest versions of each other without judging each other.
Who said only group parties are fun? Haven’t you seen SpongeBob and Patrick having fun together? This duo is best believed to have fun with each other. They need no-one when they are together. Together this duo has created some unforgettable memories.
Can you keep a secret?
Do you and BFF have a secret gesture like SpongeBob and Patrick’s special handshake? Every friendship is unique and what makes it even more unique are the little things we do, like a secret dance or a handshake when you meet your BFF which remains exclusive for them. The little gestures that show that you and your BFF’s distinct from the rest of the world and you have a secret way of expressing your emotions to each other.
These were the five most adorable traits of this iconic duo. There’s a lot more to it. They fight, love, laugh and have fun together. Binge watch some crazy episodes of SpongeBob Squarepants on Nickelodeon to witness their friendship.