RIP Stephen Hillenburg

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Re: RIP Stephen Hillenburg

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Post by X-3 » Tue Nov 27, 2018 2:05 pm

Rest in peace.

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Post by I REALLY HATE POKEMON! » Tue Nov 27, 2018 2:26 pm

He's living in a pineapple under the sea now. RIP.

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Post by Valigarmander » Tue Nov 27, 2018 9:04 pm

:frown:

R.I.P.

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Re: RIP Stephen Hillenburg

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Post by steeze » Wed Nov 28, 2018 10:22 am

Damn, 57 is too young to go out suffering. At least his family can take solace in the fact that he made an entire generation laugh. Spongebob is a character who will not soon be forgotten in entertainment.

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Post by Calamity Panfan » Wed Nov 28, 2018 1:51 pm

This sucks. 57 is way too young and ALS is just an awful, awful disease. Like millions of others, I grew up watching Spongebob (it premiered when I was 4) and have seen the first few seasons probably hundreds of times. It's such a great and influential show, unlike any other cartoons that came out around the same time. Probably one of the most influential shows period of the past 20 years if not all time. DEFINITELY the most influential cartoon since The Simpsons. I mean, there's a reason that every other meme that goes viral is a Spongebob meme. It still resonates with people in a way that other shows of the era haven't.

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Re: RIP Stephen Hillenburg

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Post by I REALLY HATE POKEMON! » Fri Nov 30, 2018 12:59 am

Calamity Panfan wrote:
Wed Nov 28, 2018 1:51 pm
This sucks. 57 is way too young and ALS is just an awful, awful disease. Like millions of others, I grew up watching Spongebob (it premiered when I was 4) and have seen the first few seasons probably hundreds of times. It's such a great and influential show, unlike any other cartoons that came out around the same time. Probably one of the most influential shows period of the past 20 years if not all time. DEFINITELY the most influential cartoon since The Simpsons. I mean, there's a reason that every other meme that goes viral is a Spongebob meme. It still resonates with people in a way that other shows of the era haven't.
Welllll, I've always viewed Sponge Bob as a Ren & Stimpy-lite fused with Rocko's Modern Life. R&S certainly seems to have heavily influenced both of them, but SBSP's structure takes more after RML. Not to take anything away from it, of course.

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Post by Calamity Panfan » Fri Nov 30, 2018 10:01 am

i mean, even very influential shows are influenced by other things. Plus Hillenburg was a director on RML.

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Post by smol Kat » Sat Dec 01, 2018 2:16 pm

Thank you, Mr. H., for giving us Spingebill. RIP.
Do you know how much you mean to me
Why must you leave~?

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Post by Sim Kid » Sun Dec 02, 2018 10:56 pm

We will know you for Rocko's Modern Life and your other animated things.

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Post by ScottyMcGee » Mon Dec 03, 2018 8:48 am

He was 57 but we all know he was Number 1.

RIP Stephen. The Internet was never the same again without your show's quirky humor that everybody loved.

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Re: RIP Stephen Hillenburg

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Post by CaptHayfever » Thu Dec 06, 2018 11:58 am

Calamity Panfan wrote:
Fri Nov 30, 2018 10:01 am
i mean, even very influential shows are influenced by other things. Plus Hillenburg was a director on RML.
In fact, Rocko's Modern Life was Hillenburg's first job after graduating from CalArts.
Coincidentally, this interview with Joe Murray about RML was published just a few days before Hillenburg died.

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