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Spongebob Squarepants Animation Thread

Discussion in 'Cartoon Network, Nick, Boomerang and The Hub' started by Dave Koch, Nov 3, 2013.

  1. Dave Koch

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    Since you've all known that i had retired and moved on for good, this post will come as a huge shock to you guys......

    Which season had the best animation, it typically goes like this.

    Season 1: Basic Spongebob Look - Cel Animated.

    Season 2 - Onward (Digital Ink and Paint is apoted and stays that way from now on) - Defivintive Spongebob Look.

    Season 3: Sharper Brighter Vibrant Look.

    Season 4: High Budget Theartical Look.

    Season 5: Same as Before, only now Spongebob's protruding swollen cheeks (which started around Season 3) pretty much became the norm, more or less replacing the original smile.

    Season 6: The Animation starts to get a litter stiffer and flatter, in fact as far as the gags go, things begin to catch the "Ren and Stimpy" syndrome at this point and even the designs begin to rawly indicate the work of the former crew members as well, need i also mention the sheer grossness of it...

    Season 7: i guess i don't really need to eleaborate on anything after this pont, because nothing really evolves execpt get grosser and worser by this point....

    so basically it's now all up to you to add you're own assements, feel free....

    One thing i've noticed is that while watching a bunch of season one episodes, i'm begining to get the impression that not all episodes were animated by Rough Draft Studios, even though every episode of the series credits just them, i mean one set of episodes which consists Tea At Treedome, Boating School and Squeaky Boots have animation that is way more softer, thinner, and overall choppier look that just doesn't look like their style of animating at all, and instead gives me a dead giveaway that those were handled by another studio (uncredited), same goes for another set of episodes like Bubblestand, Jellyfishing and Naughty Neighbours which has a semi softer look, yet a bit smoother and slightly looser and jerky which again doesn't feel like the usual Rough Draft Job, again persuming that another studio did them....

    However, in Season 1, there was an Accurate set of episodes such as Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy, Pickles and Hall Monitor that was INDEED animated by them, as indicated by the thick rough lines, but somewhat polished and sleek animation style.

    P.S: On a somewhat flattering note, this comeback thread feels like the episode " Nature Pants" where Spongebob quits his life for a new one and after seeing the truth, he decides to come back and his quotes during say:

    "Oooh i had a great life and friends and i gave all of that up"

    "I Made a big mistake, can you ever forgive me"

    Well, i do know that flattery will get you nowhere.
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    My favorite seasons are 1-4 because of both animation and story. I like the look of the early Spongebobs as well as the look from seasons 2 and on. I particularly like the animation in shows like "Snowball Effect."
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    I made a review of Spongebob VS The Goo and expressing my opinions on it. If you enjoyed the video, and wanna see more video reviews, please subscribe to my channel.

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