SpongeBob gives Facebook friends a special treat

Nickelodeon debuted a special 15-minute episode on Facebook, Thursday.

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    Spongebob Squarepants and Patrick in "The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie." SpongeBob debuted on Facebook for the first time, Thursday.
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"SpongeBob SquarePants" gave Facebook friends a special treat.

The popular Nickelodeon cartoon debuted a new 15-minute episode Thursday on the popular social website.

Nick said Wednesday that "SpongeBob SquarePants" has more than 16 million 'friends' on Facebook.

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Those friends were given instructions how to view the episode, which is titled "Trenchbillies" and guest stars Amy Sedaris, Thursday.

The hour-long "Legends of Bikini Bottom" then premiered in prime time Friday.

It will be repeated, adding the Facebook episode, for its Sunday morning fans.

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