Show News "Kamp Koral" SB Prequel title greenlit by Nickelodeon!

spongedude

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SpongeBob and Patrick should just have their story arcs told with in the main series. Kamp Koral could have easily just been a mini series with in the main series without aging down the characters and no CGI. Yes, summer camps for adults do exist. Spin-offs should just be used for supporting characters.
Make a show about Fred or Bubble Bass. Old Man Jenkins too.
If SpongeBob had a really strong secondary character (or two), this might actually be a great idea. Happy Days had a few really successful spin-offs because they had a couple of really popular (and funny) secondary characters.

Ever hear of Robin Williams? :p He made his big break as Mork, a one-off character on Happy Days that proved so popular they gave him his own show, Mork & Mindy.

Unfortunately, I don't know if any secondary character has the mass-to-volume ratio to attract that kind of success. My best bet would be Sandy (although I still consider her a main character). Perhaps "Sandy the Science Squirrel" or "Sandy's Ranch"... that sort of thing. ;)
 

Chris

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If SpongeBob had a really strong secondary character (or two), this might actually be a great idea. Happy Days had a few really successful spin-offs because they had a couple of really popular (and funny) secondary characters.

Ever hear of Robin Williams? :p He made his big break as Mork, a one-off character on Happy Days that proved so popular they gave him his own show, Mork & Mindy.

Unfortunately, I don't know if any secondary character has the mass-to-volume ratio to attract that kind of success. My best bet would be Sandy (although I still consider her a main character). Perhaps "Sandy the Science Squirrel" or "Sandy's Ranch"... that sort of thing. ;)
Sandy is definitely main. Plankton too. Larry the Lobster secondary. I think he could have his own show.
 

warblower99

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I'm not so sure about this. Stephen clearly did not want any spinoffs of his show, yet Nick's doing just that, for more money, and after the man himself passed.

I think it's heartless of them to do this. No matter if the show is good or not, they outright disrespected the man who kept them alive.
 

SpongeBobfan1987

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That's why we should boycott Kamp Koral and continue to watch SpongeBob SquarePants, so that Nickelodeon gets the memo that we/Hillenberg/Tibbitt never wanted a SpongeBob spin-off in the first place.
 

ThatSkynyrdKid70

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The fact that Nick is doing this in the first place is an absolutely disgusting, greedy move, and I honestly hope it fails hard. Hillenburg never wanted any spinoffs and had he not passed away, he sure as hell wouldn't allow this.
 

spongedude

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As much as I enjoy reading all the bitter diatribes against this [as yet unreleased] show, can we at least try to take the liberal and not the selfish point of view? Who knows, the show might actually be good. Whatever its fate, it's going to be made. At the very least, let's stop beating the "Stephen wouldn't have wanted this" horse to death.

Once the show comes out, I'll be happy to read some well-thought-out criticism. Until then, the self-righteous indignation says more about some of y'all than it does about Nickelodeon's corporate decision-making. :rolleyes:
 

warblower99

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As much as I enjoy reading all the bitter diatribes against this [as yet unreleased] show, can we at least try to take the liberal and not the selfish point of view? Who knows, the show might actually be good. Whatever its fate, it's going to be made. At the very least, let's stop beating the "Stephen wouldn't have wanted this" horse to death.

Once the show comes out, I'll be happy to read some well-thought-out criticism. Until then, the self-righteous indignation says more about some of y'all than it does about Nickelodeon's corporate decision-making. :rolleyes:
I feel a bit sorry for hopping on this "Steve wouldn't like this" bandwagon myself, but what you said's just sadly the case. As I said before, "No matter if the show is good or not, they outright disrespected the (deceased) man who kept them alive." Plus, they're doing it just for the money and to maybe promote the new movie coming out.
 
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