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[[caption-width-right:350:[[LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters The term "large cast"]] ''[[LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters is an understatement.]]'']]
Characters from the Creator/{{Nickelodeon}} animated series ''WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants'' and the films based on the show.
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!Characters in ''[=SpongeBob=] [=SquarePants=]''
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* [[Characters/SpongeBobSquarePantsMainCharacters Main Characters]] [[labelnote:Click to Expand]][=SpongeBob=], Patrick, Squidward, Mr. Krabs, Plankton, Karen, Sandy, Mrs. Puff, Pearl, Gary[[/labelnote]]
** [[Characters/SpongebobSquarepantsSpongebobSquarepants SpongeBob SquarePants]]
** [[Characters/SpongebobSquarepantsPatrickStar Patrick Star]]
%%** [[Characters/SpongebobSquarepantsSquidwardTentacles Squidward Tentacles]]
* [[Characters/SpongebobSquarepantsRecurringCharacters Recurring Characters]] [[labelnote:Click to Expand]]Patchy, Potty, French Narrator, Mermaid Man, Barnacle Boy, Flying Dutchman, Larry the Lobster, Grandma [=SquarePants=], Squilliam, Betsy Krabs, Bubble Bass, Spot, Painty [[/labelnote]]
* [[Characters/SpongebobSquarepantsMinorCharacters Minor Characters]] [[labelnote:Click to Expand]]Tom, Scooter, Fred, Realistic Fish Head, Dr. Gill Gilliam, Old Man Jenkins, Flatts, Kevin, Bubble Buddy, [=DoodleBob=] [[/labelnote]]
* [[Characters/SpongebobSquarepantsMovieCharacters Movie Characters]] [[labelnote:Click to Expand]]King Neptune, Dennis, Mindy, Cyclops, David Hasselhoff, King Neptune's Squire, Burger-Beard, Bubbles the Dolphin[[/labelnote]]
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