Will the Real Old Man Jenkins from “SpongeBob SquarePants” Please Stand Up?

Keen-eyed viewers of SpongeBob SquarePants will notice that the character Old Man Jenkins changes. He comes in many forms and sizes that it’s hard to say for real which Old Man Jenkins is real.

Even the creator of the cartoon has admitted to the confusing identity of Old Man Jenkins that they decided to make a cartoon identifying which Jenkins is real.

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As the name suggests, the character is an old fish who has appeared in different episodes. Notably, he does not like city folk and their flying machines. In the episode “The Sponge Who Could Fly,” he played a farmer, a sailor, and a cannonball.

SpongeBob SquarePants is a Nickelodeon cartoon developed by marine biologist and animator Stephen Hillenburg. The show follows the wacky adventures of the titular character and his friends, who live in the underwater town of Bikini Bottom. It was received so well that the New York Times said that it “is clever without being impenetrable to young viewers and goofy without boring grown-ups to tears. It’s the most charming toon on television, and one of the weirdest. And it’s also good, clean fun, which makes sense because it is, after all, about a sponge.”

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