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Eban Schletter is a songwriter for SpongeBob SquarePants. He's responsible for creating most of the musical numbers for certain episodes, especially the specials, including "The Sponge Who Could Fly," "Pest of the West," and "Atlantis SquarePantis." Schletter also composed and performed "Twinkle, Twinkle, Patrick Star" from "Sing a Song of Patrick", plus contributed to the intro for Kamp Koral: SpongeBob's Under Years.

Outside of SpongeBob, Schletter contributed music to such television shows as Mr. Show with Bob and David (which starred Tom Kenny and his wife, Jill Talley), Cousin Skeeter, The Osborne Family Christmas Special, the NBC/DreamWorks animated comedy Father of the Pride, writing the musical numbers for The Ellen DeGeneres Show episode "Ellen The Musical" and musical numbers for certain episodes of Drawn Together. He also composed for films such as Run Ronnie Run and Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd.

He has been married to Kris McGaha since October 5, 2002. They have two children.


His material from popular album The Witching Hour ("Some Things to Know About Monsters", "The Haunted Carnival", "Happy Haunting Hosts", "I've Created a Monster") is frequently used in the show since the episode "Ghoul Fools".

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Awards and nominations for SpongeBob SquarePants VE


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International Category

Recipients: Stephen Hillenburg and Alan Smart (2007)Paul Tibbitt, Casey Alexander and Zeus Cervas (2012)Marc Ceccarelli, Luke Brookshier and Vincent Waller (2014)

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Special Award

Episodes: Fear of a Krabby Patty (2005)

Special Award for a TV Series

Episodes: It's a SpongeBob Christmas! (2013)

Artios Awards

Outstanding Achievement in Casting – Animation TV Programming

Nominees: Sarah Noonan (2010)

Outstanding Achievement in Casting – Television Animation

Nominees: Sarah Noonan (2011; 2013)

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Top Television Series

Nominees: Steven Belfer, Nicolas Carr, Derek Drymon, Mark Harrison, Stephen Hillenburg, Pat Irwin, Stephen Marston, Blaise Smith, Barry Trop and Ron Wasserman (2011-2013)

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BMI Cable Award

Nominees: Michael Bolger, Sage Guyton, Eban Schletter and Jeremy Wakefield (2013)

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Best Youth DVD

DVDs: The Complete 2nd Season (2005)

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Outstanding Achivement - Attraction

Rides: SpongeBob SubPants Adventure (2016)