Nickelodeon’s “It’s a SpongeBob Christmas!” Premieres Dec. 6 (@NickelodeonTV)

Nickelodeon celebrates the holidays with its first full-length stop-motion animated special,Its A SpongeBob Christmas!, premiering Thursday, Dec. 6, at 8:00 p.m. (ET/PT).Its A SpongeBob Christmas!was inspired by the classic Rankin/Bass specials (Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,Santa Claus is Comin to Town) and the popular SpongeBob song released in 2009, Dont Be a Jerk (Its Christmas), co-written by Tom Kenny (voice of SpongeBob) and Andy Paley. The half-hour special features John Goodman as Santa Claus.
InIts A SpongeBob Christmas!, Plankton turns everybody in Bikini Bottom from nice to naughty by feeding them his special jerktonium-laced fruitcake all in an effort to get his Christmas wish – the Krabby Patty formula. The episode includes special bonus scenes featuring a stop-motion version of the character Patchy, also voiced by Tom Kenny.
TheSpongeBob SquarePants: Its a SpongeBob Christmas! iTunes Extras edition that features over 30 minutes of exclusive behind the scenes footage, a sing along version of Dont Be a Jerk (Its Christmas), a 360 SPIN-Tacular Character viewer plus more is currently available for digital download. Rounding out the holiday cheer,Its a SpongeBob Christmas!Album, which features 11 all new songs and the timeless Bikini Bottom classic, Dont Be a Jerk (Its Christmas), is available for digital download from online music retailers and a limited quantity of special edition hard copies of the Dont Be a Jerk (Its Christmas)ebook is for sale exclusively onwww.NickShop.com.

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.

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