An Animal Crossing: New Horizons fan shares that they saw the game’s Froggy Chair in an episode of SpongeBob SquarePants.
One of Nintendo’s fans Animal crossing shared with other fans that they found a very famous piece of furniture, the Froggy Chair, in a new episode of Spongebob Squarepants. Since the cartoon series has been airing since 1999, it’s no surprise for the illustrators to draw inspiration from one of the most played life sim video games of today’s generation.
The gaming community probably doesn’t find it strange that popular video games are used as references in other titles, pop culture movies, series or shows. Provided that Animal crossing series has been around since 2001 in Japan, there are many franchises inspired by the game’s various features and elements. This can be seen in similar life sim video games that have been produced and released over the decades, and even now, in the famous animated comedy series Spongebob Squarepants.
On Reddit, user douglyjohnny posted that they saw the Froggy Chair, one of the most popular pieces of furniture in Animal crossing series, in one of the more recent episodes of Spongebob Squarepants. In the photo they shared, the cartoon scene showed two very familiar chairs in the center of the image, with a cute table between them. Given that there was no doubt about the shape and color of the furniture, Animal crossing fans were quick to respond and comment on douglyjohnny’s thread. At the time of writing, the Reddit post has over 50 comments and is already 99% upvoted, indicating that there are many fans of Spongebob Squarepants in the forums too.
Responses to the Reddit thread showed a mix of those surprised by the furniture’s cameo and those who already knew it was only a matter of time before Animal crossing appeared in a mainstream animated series that Spongebob Squarepants. Some commentators pointed out that Animal crossing Froggy Chair design had been based on a real frog chair, so fans shouldn’t give the game full credit for the furniture that was put into the show. However, others also claimed that the Froggy Chair i spongebob the episode clearly looked like the one designed by the game’s developers.
Still, about the Froggy Chair i Spongebob Squarepants was based on Animal crossing or not, the gaming community thought it was fun to see something so recognizable in such a popular show. Hopefully this will inspire the future generation of gamers to check it out Animal crossing series when they are able to make their own choices about the games they will play in the future.
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