Thirteen-year-old Brandon Williams saved his classmate Jessica Pellegrino from choking on an apple with a little help from SpongeBob SquarePants. The students attend Barnes Intermediate School in Staten Island, NY. Brandon, who is autistic, sprang into action and knew to perform the Heimlich maneuver because he remembered seeing it in on an episode of SpongeBob. Let that be a lesson to any parents who expressly prohibit their kids from watching cartoons or sitting too close to the TV. Watching cartoons could one day help save a life. Brandon's dad gives him all the credit:

Sources: Staten Island Advance