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Have a nice day Leif Erikson and Sponge Bob SquarePants fans are in the mood to celebrate. For those who don’t know, the holiday celebrates the Nordic Explorer and his arrival in the United States. It is not the exact day, but rather an estimate of the scholars. Most young viewers would not know the tradition until after an episode of Spongebob which aired in 2001. “Bubble Buddy” sees the character calling the Nordic holidays his second favorite celebration behind April Fool’s Day. So, in earlier internet culture, that means this October weekend is usually full of screenshots from that point in the series. This year is no exception. It’s been a weird few months, so seeing people celebrating random vacations is kinda fun. Check out all the festivities happening on Twitter here.

After renewing Spongebob and showing a ton of fallout, Nickelodeon issued a press release. “SpongeBob SquarePants is the centerpiece of our franchise strategy to expand our character worlds and further expand our global reach,” Ramsey Naito, president of Nickelodeon Animation, previously wrote in a press release. “It’s a winning property across platforms as the richness of the characters and the comedy inherent in the storytelling continue to appeal to so many fans around the world.”

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