Aired: 1999- (Nickelodeon)
DAD: Mr. Krabs / Unknown Marital Status
DAD’S JOB: Owner of the Krusty Krab snack shop
KIDS: Pearl (a whale) / 16
WHERE’S MOM?: Unknown
STAND-IN “MOM”: Unknown
Animated series on Nickelodeon seem to have a pathological need for TV Single Dads of any kind. I’m still trying to figure out how a crab could have a teenage whale for a daughter, but that’s the beauty of animation, ain’t it?
Alert Viewer DaughterKatie points out that SpongeBob’s show has crossed the decade mark in production, surpassing even Rugrats as the longest-lived TV Single Dad show in Nickelodeon history. It continues into the 2020s!