SpongeBob SquarePants

The BEST episodes of SpongeBob SquarePants

Every episode of SpongeBob SquarePants ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of SpongeBob SquarePants!

The misadventures of a talking sea sponge who works at a fast food restaurant, attends a boating school, and lives in an underwater pineapple.

Last Updated: 7/30/2022Network: Nickelodeon
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Plane to Sea
star
9.33
3 votes

#1 - Plane to Sea

Season 13 - Episode 31 - Aired 7/22/2022

SpongeBob and Patrick take Squidward on a plane to a tropical resort.

Watch Now:Amazon
Band Geeks
star
8.64
468 votes

#2 - Band Geeks

Season 2 - Episode 26 - Aired 9/7/2001

Squidward's old rival brags to Squid about his famous marching band. Feeling outdone, Squid says he has a band too.

Directors: Aaron Springer
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Captain Pipsqueak
star
8.50
2 votes

#3 - Captain Pipsqueak

Season 13 - Episode 30 - Aired 7/22/2022

Plankton joins the League of E.V.I.L.

Watch Now:Amazon
Sailor Mouth
star
8.50
425 votes

#4 - Sailor Mouth

Season 2 - Episode 27 - Aired 9/21/2001

SpongeBob reads a "bad" word off a dumpster behind the Krusty Krab and he doesn't know what it means.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The Fry Cook Games
star
8.38
377 votes

#5 - The Fry Cook Games

Season 2 - Episode 30 - Aired 9/28/2001

Mr. Krabs enters SpongeBob in the Fry Cook Games where he competes against Patrick.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
To Save a Squirrel
star
8.36
108 votes

#6 - To Save a Squirrel

Season 5 - Episode 39 - Aired 11/23/2007

SpongeBob and Patrick stow away on one of Sandy's wilderness adventure.

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Rock Bottom
star
8.30
410 votes

#7 - Rock Bottom

Season 1 - Episode 35 - Aired 3/15/2000

SpongeBob gets on the wrong bus and finds himself lost in a mysterious part of the sea.

Directors: Walt Dohrn
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Just One Bite
star
8.27
286 votes

#8 - Just One Bite

Season 2 - Episode 31 - Aired 10/5/2001

SpongeBob becomes obsessed with the fact that Squidward has never actually tried a Krabby Patty.

Directors: Alan Smart
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The Bully
star
8.09
257 votes

#9 - The Bully

Season 2 - Episode 32 - Aired 10/5/2001

The new bully in school, Flats, threatens to beat SpongeBob up after school.

Directors: Alan Smart
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Life of Crime
star
8.07
330 votes

#10 - Life of Crime

Season 2 - Episode 24 - Aired 5/5/2001

SpongeBob and Patrick end up popping Mr. Krabs balloon and fear the consequences.

Directors: Alan Smart
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Pull Up a Barrel
star
8.05
42 votes

#11 - Pull Up a Barrel

Season 10 - Episode 31 - Aired 9/18/2015

Mr. Krabs regales SpongeBob with tales from his old Navy days.

Watch Now:Amazon
BlackJack
star
8.04
196 votes

#12 - BlackJack

Season 5 - Episode 27 - Aired 8/2/2007

SpongeBob's parents are missing and with his bully of a cousin, BlackJack, recently released from prison, he fears the worst.

Watch Now:Amazon
Artist Unknown
star
8.02
328 votes

#13 - Artist Unknown

Season 2 - Episode 28 - Aired 9/21/2001

When SpongeBob enrolls in Squidward's community art class, arrogant Squidward attempts to teach him strictly by the book.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Lost in Bikini Bottom
star
8.00
33 votes

#14 - Lost in Bikini Bottom

Season 10 - Episode 26 - Aired 7/16/2015

SpongeBob tries to take a shortcut to work, but becomes lost along the way.

Watch Now:Amazon
Goofy Scoopers
star
8.00
7 votes

#15 - Goofy Scoopers

Season 13 - Episode 18 - Aired 2/25/2022

SpongeBob and Patrick make it their mission to reunite the recently fired robot band from Goofy Goobers.

Watch Now:Amazon
Neptune's Spatula
star
8.00
468 votes

#16 - Neptune's Spatula

Season 1 - Episode 39 - Aired 4/1/2000

SpongeBob seizes the mythical spatula of King Neptune.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The Algae's Always Greener
star
7.97
426 votes

#17 - The Algae's Always Greener

Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired 3/22/2002

Plankton has a new invention that allows him to switch lives with Mr. Krabs.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Bulletin Board
star
7.95
63 votes

#18 - Bulletin Board

Season 10 - Episode 50 - Aired 10/1/2016

SpongeBob erects a community bulletin board in the Krusty Krab, but anonymous reviews posted on it lead to trouble.

Watch Now:Amazon
Scaredy Pants
star
7.93
514 votes

#19 - Scaredy Pants

Season 1 - Episode 26 - Aired 10/28/1999

It's Halloween and SpongeBob is the easiest to scare in Bikini Bottom.

Directors: Alan Smart
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Banned in Bikini Bottom
star
7.92
200 votes

#20 - Banned in Bikini Bottom

Season 5 - Episode 35 - Aired 11/23/2007

Miss Priss, who is against all things fun and delicious, has Krabby Patties banned from Bikini Bottom!

Watch Now:Amazon
Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy V
star
7.85
510 votes

#21 - Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy V

Season 3 - Episode 20 - Aired 6/1/2002

Barnacle Boy wants to be called "Barnacle Man" and rebels when everyone rejects his request.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The Night Patty
star
7.85
20 votes

#22 - The Night Patty

Season 11 - Episode 46 - Aired 10/21/2018

SpongeBob helps out the Krusty Krab's night shift crew, but the customers crave something creepier than usual.

Watch Now:Amazon
New Digs
star
7.85
417 votes

#23 - New Digs

Season 5 - Episode 11 - Aired 7/25/2007

After arriving one minute late for work, SpongeBob decides to move into the Krusty Krab so that he will never be late again.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Graveyard Shift
star
7.84
397 votes

#24 - Graveyard Shift

Season 3 - Episode 23 - Aired 9/6/2002

While working the graveyard shift, Squidward tells SpongeBob a scary tale.

Watch Now:Amazon
Picture Day
star
7.82
194 votes

#25 - Picture Day

Season 5 - Episode 25 - Aired 8/2/2007

It's Picture Day for the Boating School Year Book.

Watch Now:Amazon

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