The BEST Episodes of SpongeBob SquarePants
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Feb 7, 2020
Come follow the adventures of the world's most lovable sponge and his starfish sidekick! Though they have the best intentions, SpongeBob and Patrick are always causing trouble… and plenty of laughs! When he's not at the Krusty Krab grilling up some epic Krabby Patties, SpongeBob can be found jellyfishing with Patrick, blowing bubbles, or annoying his favorite neighbor, Squidward! Bikini Bottom is home to the coolest creatures under the sea, and you CAN'T miss out on any of their adventures. Is mayonnaise an instrument? Watch SpongeBob SquarePants to find out! Are you ready, kids? AYE AYE CAPTAIN!
#2 - The Hankering
Season 12 - Episode 25 - Aired Nov 30, 2019
Mr. Krabs has a secret taste for something… surprising.
#3 - The Ghost of Plankton
Season 12 - Episode 20 - Aired Oct 12, 2019
Plankton becomes a ghost to steal the secret formula, but requires a few lessons from the Flying Dutchman.
#4 - Best Frenemies
Season 4 - Episode 34 - Aired Mar 31, 2007
After a smoothie stand selling "kelpshakes" opens near the Krusty Krab and the Chum Bucket, Plankton and Mr. Krabs work together to stop it.
#5 - A Cabin in the Kelp
Season 12 - Episode 21 - Aired Oct 12, 2019
The Gal Pals take Pearl to a cabin in the woods for a weekend of silly pranks.
#7 - Sailor Mouth
Season 2 - Episode 34 - Aired Sep 21, 2001
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.
#9 - Rule of Dumb
Season 4 - Episode 32 - Aired Feb 19, 2007
Patrick's ancestors were adlings, so Patrick is the legal king of Bikini Bottom and now he reigns/misrules Bikini Bottom.
#10 - Karen's Baby
Season 12 - Episode 13 - Aired Aug 10, 2019
Karen quickly learns that kids grow up too fast after her new child arrives in the mail.
#11 - BlackJack
Season 5 - Episode 29 - Aired Aug 2, 2007
SpongeBob's bully of a cousin, Blackjack, is released from prison and goes after SpongeBob's parents. So it's up to SpongeBob to save them.
#12 - Band Geeks
Season 2 - Episode 29 - Aired Sep 7, 2001
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.
#13 - Rock Bottom
Season 1 - Episode 35 - Aired Mar 15, 2000
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?
#14 - The Fry Cook Games
Season 2 - Episode 37 - Aired Sep 28, 2001
SpongeBob's representing the Krusty Krab in the Fast Food Olympics. Representing the Chum Bucket, his challenger...Patrick!
#15 - SpongeBob, You're Fired!
Season 10 - Episode 22 - Aired Nov 11, 2013
To save money, Mr. Krabs fires SpongeBob.
#17 - SpongeBob's Bad Habit
Season 12 - Episode 17 - Aired Sep 21, 2019
SpongeBob can’t stop biting his nails, but he also can’t figure out why!
#18 - A SquarePants Family Vacation
Season 9 - Episode 23 - Aired Nov 11, 2011
Patrick goes on vacation with SpongeBob's family to the Great Barrier Reef.
#19 - Yeti Krabs
Season 10 - Episode 25 - Aired Mar 29, 2015
Squidward is not productive at work, so Mr. Krabs tells a tale about a yeti crab that eats lazy employees. When a real one arrives, SpongeBob takes it seriously and starts working extra hard.
#20 - Neptune's Spatula
Season 1 - Episode 39 - Aired Apr 1, 2000
SpongeBob and Patrick go to the Fry Cook Museum and are looking at the exhibits, when they come across the a spatula stuck in hardened grease. This spatula could only be pulled out by a fry cook worthy enough to cook for Neptune himself. Spongebob pulls the spatula out with ease, and is excepted to move to Atlantis as Neptune's fry cook! But, when Neptune tells SpongeBob he cannot bring his friends, SpongeBob starts to reconsider. Will SpongeBob leave his friends behind?
#21 - MermaidPants
Season 10 - Episode 54 - Aired Oct 29, 2016
SpongeBob and Patrick have fun playing as superheroes Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy until their sworn enemies arrive.
#22 - Ugh
Season 3 - Episode 26 - Aired Mar 5, 2004
SpongeGar, Patar and Squog discover fire.
#23 - The Whole Tooth
Season 10 - Episode 55 - Aired Dec 3, 2016
Patrick has to lose his last baby tooth, but he is frightened.
#24 - SpongeBob in RandomLand
Season 12 - Episode 16 - Aired Sep 21, 2019
SpongeBob and Squidward take a delivery to a dreaded town where the laws of logic no longer apply.
#25 - Life of Crime
Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired May 5, 2001
SpongeBob and Patrick find out that you can borrow anything without permission as long as you return it, or that's what wise Mr. Krabs says. SpongeBob and Patrick want a balloon, but neither one has any money, so they "borrow" it and it pops. They decide to run away and live like criminals, because they think they're now "thieves."