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    How "Spongebob Squarepants" Looked In The First Episode Vs Now

    It's been 18 glorious years of Bikini Bottom.

    1. The opening credits

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    Now: More glimmers of sunlight!

    2. Bikini Bottom

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    Now: More private yard space for everyone, and Squidward and Spongebob both got their walkways redone.

    3. Spongebob's home aka the pineapple under the sea

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    Now: Replaced roof and planted new flowers.

    4. Gary the snail

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    Now: Went through puberty.

    5. The man himself, Spongebob Squarepants

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    Now: Got more square-pantsier, had pointy toe reduction surgery.

    6. Patrick

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    Now: Trimmed his lightning shaped eyebrows, lost two pounds.

    7. Mr. Krabs

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    Now: Teeth came in, got a nose job.

    8. Squidward Tentacles

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    Now: Hasn't slept in 18 years, and it shows.

    9. The Krusty Krab

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    Now: Chimney got replaced, sign got an upgrade and the clouds passed.

    10. The Krusty Krab kitchen

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    Now: Gordon Ramsay gave it a makeover.

    11. Patrick's house

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    Now: Upgraged rock hinge, replaced electronics.

    12. The cash register

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    Now: Added helpful buttons to cash register. Got rid of redundant "order here" sign.

    13. Krabby Patty

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    Now: Buns are fluffier and have sesame seeds. Lettuce looks fresh.

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