As of 2016, full episodes of “SpongeBob SquarePants” are not available for free online streaming. Nick.com does provide full episodes of the show, but requires users to sign in with a TV provider’s login credentials. Hulu.com only allows users to access full episodes if subscribed to its monthly service. Neither website provides all of the show’s seasons, and only provide access to some full episodes.
Amazon.com and Vudu.com allow users to purchase entire seasons or full episodes of “SpongeBob SquarePants.” Amazon.com includes some seasons for online streaming at no additional charge to its Amazon Prime members. The website also provides users the option of purchasing entire seasons on DVD. Vudu allows users to purchase episodes in both standard and high definition quality, and provides a free two-minute preview for most episodes. Both websites also allow video streaming for various devices, including smartphones and tablets.
As of 2016, “SpongeBob SquarePants” has broadcast nine seasons with over 190 episodes. The animated series follows the adventures of its title character as he lives in an underwater city called Bikini Bottom. The show’s main characters also include his various friends, such as Sandy Cheeks and Patrick Star. The Emmy Award-winning series is one of the highest-rated shows in Nickelodeon’s history.