The BEST Episodes of SpongeBob SquarePants
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Sep 23, 2019
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!
#1 - Pat the Horse
Season 11 - Episode 21
Patricks wants to be a horse.
#2 - 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.
#3 - 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!
#4 - Bulletin Board
Season 10 - Episode 50
SpongeBob puts up a community bulletin board at the Krusty Krab, but anonymous reviews lead to trouble.
#5 - Plankton Paranoia
Season 11 - Episode 43
Plankton hasn't tried to steal the secret formula in a while... and that's making Mr. Krabs nervous!
#6 - Grandmum's the Word
Season 11 - Episode 27
Plankton tells his grandma that he owns the Krusty Krab, but he must keep the lie going when she comes to visit.
#7 - Stormy Weather
Season 12 - Episode 5
SpongeBob befriends a small storm cloud, but has to protect it from a crazed weather man.
#8 - The Whole Tooth
Season 10 - Episode 55
Patrick has to lose his last baby tooth, but he is frightened.
#9 - MermaidPants
Season 10 - Episode 54
SpongeBob and Patrick have fun playing as superheroes Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy until their sworn enemies arrive.
#10 - 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?
#11 - Pull Up a Barrel
Season 10 - Episode 31
Mr. Krabs tells SpongeBob tales from his old navy days.
#12 - 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!!
#13 - 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.
#14 - 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.
#15 - 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.
#16 - Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy V
Season 3 - Episode 20
After being treated too much like a child by everyone, Barnacle Boy quits being a superhero and decides to be a supervillain and joins Man Ray and The Dirty Bubble. The three form the group "EVIL," which stands for "Every Villain Is Lemons." While Patrick, SpongeBob, Sandy, and Squidward become superheroes and form the group "I.J.L.S.A.," which stands for "International Justice League of Super Acquaintances," to prevent "EVIL" from committing crimes.
#17 - The Secret Box
Season 2 - Episode 25
Patrick keeps a small box everywhere he goes, and refuses to tell SpongeBob what's in it. Curiosity eventually gets the better of our spongy hero, as he decides to try and sneak a peek while Patrick is sleeping.
#18 - Chatterbox Gary
Season 11 - Episode 22
Gary has a pet translation collar, and he's talking up a storm.
#19 - Larry's Gym
Season 10 - Episode 37
#20 - Pressure
Season 2 - Episode 21
SpongeBob and Sandy look at the flowers in the sky, then they decide to have a competition. However, they become angry at each other because they want to know who is better, and Sandy takes her helmet off, causing her to start drowning. So, afterwards, they go to dry land, where they get attacked by seagulls.
#21 - Rock-A-Bye Bivalve
Season 3 - Episode 16
SpongeBob and Patrick find an abandoned clam and decide to take care of it. But they don't realize the responsibility they are giving themselves (mostly Patrick, who won't help SpongeBob).
#22 - Artist Unknown
Season 2 - Episode 28
Squidward starts to teach an art class at the Recreation Center, but SpongeBob is the only person who shows up. Then, Squidward tries to pass off SpongeBob's art sculpture as his own, in order to impress a big-shot art collector.
#23 - The Great Snail Race
Season 3 - Episode 27
When Squidward gets a purebred snail named Snelle, SpongeBob challenges him in the great snail race. SpongeBob trains Gary very hard to beat Squidward and Snelle. Patrick has a "snail" of his own for the race, which is a rock. At the snail race, Gary is in bad shape and SpongeBob hollers at Gary to get up, while Snelle heads straight to the finish line. Right when Snelle is a small step to the finish line, she turns back and makes friends with Gary, while Patrick's rock wins by a longshot.
#24 - The Idiot Box
Season 3 - Episode 8
SpongeBob and Patrick buy a big screen TV, just so they can use the box using imagination, while Squidward refuses to believe that they are using their imagination inside the box on account of all the noise they are making.
#25 - Mid-Life Crustacean
Season 3 - Episode 28
When Mr. Krabs feels like an aging old man, he tries to feel young again, so he comes with SpongeBob and Patrick for a night on the town. It turns out that the stops Mr. Krabs, SpongeBob, and Patrick go to are lame. Then, they go on a panty raid, but the house they strike at turns out to be Mama Krabs' house, and Krabs' mother sends Mr. Krabs to his room (well, at least he feels like a kid again and learning what it is like).