The nearly universal appeal of Sponge Bob never seems to wane and he has certainly demonstrated some impressive staying power. This means that when products feature his Pants-ness kids gravitate to his bright yellow likeness no matter the form. This alarm clock excited testers who were thrilled to have a clock they could call their own. The neat feature here is that when the alarm clock goes off, a spongy Sponge Bob pops up and becomes the snooze button. This is both ingenious and exciting. Parents liked that their children started taking responsibility for and learning more about telling time. The backlit blue digital clock face got high marks as did the sound options for the alarm which included a ukulele, marimba, seagull and foghorn.