The BEST Episodes of SpongeBob SquarePants

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jul 30, 2019

A square yellow sponge named SpongeBob SquarePants lives in a pineapple with his pet snail, Gary, in the city of Bikini Bottom on the floor of the Pacific Ocean. He works as a fry cook at the Krusty Krab. ... Spongebob Squarepants is a talking square sponge who lives in a pineapple under the sea.

Gary's Got Legs

#1 - Gary's Got Legs

Season 12 - Episode 10

Gary is given a set of limbs to keep up with SpongeBob, but soon makes his owner look sluggish by comparison.

star 8.86
7 votes
My Leg!

#2 - My Leg!

Season 11 - Episode 35

Once Fred's leg heals up, SpongeBob is determined to keep it out of harm's way.

star 8.67
9 votes
Doodle Dimension

#3 - Doodle Dimension

Season 11 - Episode 29

SpongeBob and Patrick become trapped in an alternate dimension where anything they draw comes to life.

star 8.57
7 votes
Pat the Horse

#4 - Pat the Horse

Season 11 - Episode 22

Patricks wants to be a horse.

star 8.54
13 votes
Bottle Burglars

#5 - Bottle Burglars

Season 11 - Episode 33

SpongeBob and Squidward accidentally let Plankton slip away with the formula, and it is up to them to retrieve it.

star 8.50
6 votes
The Incredible Shrinking Sponge

#6 - The Incredible Shrinking Sponge

Season 11 - Episode 21

SpongeBob must figure out how to do his job after accidentally shrinking himself.

star 8.41
17 votes
Band Geeks

#7 - Band Geeks

Season 2 - Episode 26

Squidward enlists the aid of SpongeBob and the rest of Bikini Bottom to form a marching band to impress Squidward's old high school rival, Squilliam Fancyson.

star 8.39
164 votes
Directors: Aaron Springer
Writers: C. H. Greenblatt, Aaron Springer, Merriweather Williams
The Getaway

#8 - The Getaway

Season 10 - Episode 68

When SpongeBob mistakes an escaped convict for his driving instructor, it’s the new teacher who learns a lesson.

star 8.38
16 votes
The Fry Cook Games

#9 - The Fry Cook Games

Season 2 - Episode 30

SpongeBob's representing the Krusty Krab in the Fast Food Olympics. Representing the Chum Bucket, his challenger...Patrick!

star 8.35
120 votes
Writers: Paul Tibbitt, Mark O'Hare
Pull Up a Barrel

#10 - Pull Up a Barrel

Season 10 - Episode 31

Mr. Krabs tells SpongeBob tales from his old navy days.

star 8.33
21 votes
Krusty Kleaners

#11 - Krusty Kleaners

Season 11 - Episode 39

After spilling a milkshake during a delivery, SpongeBob vows to return and clean the entire building.

star 8.33
6 votes
Gary & Spot

#12 - Gary & Spot

Season 12 - Episode 11

Sandy narrates the nocturnal adventures of Gary and his secret pal – Spot.

star 8.33
3 votes
Bulletin Board

#13 - Bulletin Board

Season 10 - Episode 50

SpongeBob puts up a community bulletin board at the Krusty Krab, but anonymous reviews lead to trouble.

star 8.30
40 votes
Squid Noir

#14 - Squid Noir

Season 11 - Episode 20

When Squidward's clarinet disappears, he has to become a hard-boiled detective to track it down.

star 8.27
15 votes
Moving Bubble Bass

#15 - Moving Bubble Bass

Season 11 - Episode 30

SpongeBob and Patrick help Bubble Bass move out of his mother's basement.

star 8.25
8 votes
The Whole Tooth

#16 - The Whole Tooth

Season 10 - Episode 55

Patrick has to lose his last baby tooth, but he is frightened.

star 8.24
55 votes
Larry's Gym

#17 - Larry's Gym

Season 10 - Episode 37

star 8.20
15 votes
Grandmum's the Word

#18 - Grandmum's the Word

Season 11 - Episode 28

Plankton tells his grandma that he owns the Krusty Krab, but he must keep the lie going when she comes to visit.

star 8.20
5 votes
Lost in Bikini Bottom

#19 - Lost in Bikini Bottom

Season 10 - Episode 26

SpongeBob gets lost when trying to take a shortcut to work.

star 8.18
17 votes
Rock Bottom

#20 - Rock Bottom

Season 1 - Episode 35

SpongeBob and Patrick accidentally get on the wrong bus coming out of an amusement park called Glove World, and head for a city named Rock Bottom. When they get there, Patrick gets on a bus back to Bikini Bottom, and leaves SpongeBob by mistake. How will SpongeBob ever get home?

star 8.18
159 votes
Directors: Walt Dohrn
Writers: Merriweather Williams, Vincent Waller, Sherm Cohen

#21 - MermaidPants

Season 10 - Episode 54

SpongeBob and Patrick have fun playing as superheroes Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy until their sworn enemies arrive.

star 8.17
64 votes
Stormy Weather

#22 - Stormy Weather

Season 12 - Episode 5

SpongeBob befriends a small storm cloud, but has to protect it from a crazed weather man.

star 8.17
6 votes
Stuck on the Roof

#23 - Stuck on the Roof

Season 11 - Episode 16

SpongeBob is afraid to get off the roof of the Krusty Krab, but he won't let that stop him from living his life!

star 8.16
19 votes
Lost and Found

#24 - Lost and Found

Season 10 - Episode 69

Mr. Krabs sends SpongeBob in search of a missing toy, and SpongeBob finds himself lost in the lost-and-found.

star 8.15
20 votes
The Graveyard Shift

#25 - The Graveyard Shift

Season 3 - Episode 23

After Mr. Krabs decides to keep the Krusty Krab open 24 hours a day in a new scheme to get money, he tells Squidward and SpongeBob to do the night shift. Squidward tells SpongeBob the story of the Hash-Slinging Slasher, but his own twisted tale becomes reality!!

star 8.14
144 votes
Writers: Mr. Lawrence, Dan Povenmire