The Best Episodes of SpongeBob SquarePants

Last Updated: May 17, 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.

Pat the Horse

#1 - Pat the Horse

Season 11 - Episode 22

Patricks wants to be a horse.

star 8.82
11 votes
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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
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Squid Noir

#3 - Squid Noir

Season 11 - Episode 20

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

star 8.62
13 votes
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Doodle Dimension

#4 - 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
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Goons on the Moon

#5 - Goons on the Moon

Season 11 - Episode 56

Sandy takes her Science Scout troop on a trip to the moon.

star 8.56
9 votes
Bottle Burglars

#6 - 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
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The Incredible Shrinking Sponge

#7 - The Incredible Shrinking Sponge

Season 11 - Episode 21

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

star 8.50
14 votes
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Band Geeks

#8 - 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 8.44
161 votes
Directors: Aaron Springer
Writers: C. H. Greenblatt, Aaron Springer, Merriweather Williams
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The Getaway

#9 - 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
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The Fry Cook Games

#10 - 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 8.36
117 votes
Writers: Paul Tibbitt, Mark O'Hare
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Pull Up a Barrel

#11 - Pull Up a Barrel

Season 10 - Episode 31

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

star 8.33
21 votes
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Krusty Kleaners

#12 - 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
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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 8.31
39 votes
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The Whole Tooth

#14 - The Whole Tooth

Season 10 - Episode 55

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

star 8.24
55 votes
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Stuck on the Roof

#15 - 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 8.21
14 votes
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Larry's Gym

#16 - Larry's Gym

Season 10 - Episode 37

star 8.20
15 votes
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Grandmum's the Word

#17 - 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
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Rock Bottom

#18 - 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
153 votes
Directors: Walt Dohrn
Writers: Merriweather Williams, Vincent Waller, Sherm Cohen
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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
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MermaidPants

#20 - 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
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Whale Watching

#21 - Whale Watching

Season 11 - Episode 38

Mr. Krabs hires Squidward to babysit Pearl for the night, but she just wants to sneak out to a cool teen party.

star 8.17
6 votes
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The Graveyard Shift

#22 - 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 8.16
141 votes
Writers: Mr. Lawrence, Dan Povenmire
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Lost and Found

#23 - 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
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Just One Bite

#24 - Just One Bite

Season 2 - Episode 31

Squidward takes his first bite of a Krabby Patty, and, although he tells SpongeBob he hates it, he loves it. He ends up trying to sneak one so SpongeBob won't find out he was lying.

star 8.15
110 votes
Directors: Alan Smart
Writers: Merriweather Williams, Jay Lender, Sam Henderson
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Sailor Mouth

#25 - Sailor Mouth

Season 2 - Episode 27

SpongeBob and Patrick pick up a "bad word," and start repeating it to the shocked patrons of the Krusty Krab, but Mr. Krabs doesn't like this! He stops SpongeBob and Patrick from using the word by informing them that it is a bad word, then SpongeBob and Patrick regret their utterings.

star 8.15
128 votes
Writers: Walt Dohrn, Merriwether Williams
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