In Loving Memory of Stephen Hillenburg (1961-2018)

United Plankton Pictures is an independent studio that exclusively produces the Nickelodeon animated television series SpongeBob SquarePants.

Stephen Hillenburg

1997 (SpongeBob SquarePants Pilot)

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Logo used at the end of the 1997 SpongeBob SquarePants pilot. This logo only conists of the words "Created by Stephen Hillenburg" and a drawing of SpongeBob. This was made before United Plankton Pictures was officially formed on April 1, 1998.

United Plankton Pictures, Inc.


United Plankton Pictures logo
United Plankton Pictures was created on April 1, 1998 but they did not start using a proper on-screen until 1999.
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