“It’s a SpongeBob Christmas!” will premiere on CBS Friday, November 23, 2012
CBS will present a new stop-motion animated special, It’s a SpongeBob Christmas! based on the hit Nickelodeon animated series “SpongeBob SquarePants,” on Friday, November 23, 2012 from 9:30-10:00pm ET. John Goodman will his voice to Santa Claus in this special.
As the first stop-animation feature for “SpongeBob SquarePants,” It’s a SpongeBob Christmas! is inspired by the popular song, “Don’t be a Jerk, It’s Christmas,” by Tom Kenny (the voice of SpongeBob SquarePants) and Andy Paley. In this new special, Mr. Krabs’ nemesis, Plankton, vows to get his Christmas wish – obtaining the Krusty Krab’s secret Krabby Patty formula – by turning everyone bad in Bikini Bottom with the help of his special jerktonium-laced fruitcake.
Watch the trailer:
John Goodman is also the voice of Frosty the Snowman in the cartoon musical Frosty Returns, which airs on CBS the same night as the “SpongeBob” special at 8:30pm ET, the day after Thanksgiving.