The Best Episodes of SpongeBob SquarePants

Band Geeks

#1 - Band Geeks 8.44

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.

Directors: Aaron Springer
The Fry Cook Games

#2 - The Fry Cook Games 8.37

Season 2 - Episode 30

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

Directors: Sherm Cohen, Walt Dohrn

#3 - BlackJack 8.26

Season 5 - Episode 27

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.

Just One Bite

#4 - Just One Bite 8.21

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.

Directors: Alan Smart
The Graveyard Shift

#5 - The Graveyard Shift 8.20

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!!

Directors: Aaron Springer, Jay Lender
Best Day Ever

#6 - Best Day Ever 8.20

Season 4 - Episode 25

SpongeBob is going to have the best day ever. First he gets to work at the Krusty Krab. Then he is going to meet Sandy for a little Ka-Ra-Tay, followed by jellyfishing with Pat, and Squidward's clarinet recital. But the day does not go exactly as planned. Each of his friends is having a problem which SpongeBob naturally sets out to solve. But this costs him every item on his perfect agenda. When a disappointed SpongeBob realizes that his entire day has been sacrificed, his friends rally around him to give their thanks and make sure his day really is the best ever.

Fungus Among Us

#7 - Fungus Among Us 8.17

Season 5 - Episode 30

SpongeBob gets contaminated by a crusty, itchy, green fungus, called "Ick," which spreads onto everything it touches. SpongeBob soon infects the entire Krusty Krab and everyone in it.

Directors: Casey Alexander, Zeus Cervas, Vincent Waller, Tom Yasumi

#8 - Pressure 8.16

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.

Directors: Jay Lender, Aaron Springer
Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy V

#9 - Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy V 8.15

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.

Directors: Walt Dohrn, Alan Smart
Rock Bottom

#10 - Rock Bottom 8.14

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?

Directors: Walt Dohrn
Krab Borg

#11 - Krab Borg 8.13

Season 3 - Episode 15

After watching a horror movie, the next day at work SpongeBob thinks that Mr. Krabs is a robot. SpongeBob soon convinces Squidward that Mr. Krabs is a robot, and the two think that robots are going to take over the entire sea. Then they both question Mr. Krabs, and try to make him admit that he is a robot. Finally they realize the truth, which is just how the movie ended.

Directors: Jay Lender
Rock-A-Bye Bivalve

#12 - Rock-A-Bye Bivalve 8.12

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).

Directors: Jay Lender

#13 - Texas 8.12

Season 1 - Episode 36

Sandy gets homesick, so SpongeBob and Patrick do as much as they can to cheer her up. When they want to throw her a surprise party and she won't come, SpongeBob and Patrick make Sandy chase them to the Krusty Krab, where the party is being held.

Directors: Walt Dohrn

#14 - Procrastination 8.11

Season 2 - Episode 35

SpongeBob has a hard essay. But he's trying to find things to distract himself from doing the essay. Then he dozes off and has a scary dream.

Directors: Alan Smart
The Great Snail Race

#15 - The Great Snail Race 8.10

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.

Squilliam Returns

#16 - Squilliam Returns 8.10

Season 3 - Episode 12

Squidward's old school rival, Squilliam, returns to Bikini Bottom to brag to Squidward. Squidward tells Squilliam that he owns a five star restaurant to get him to stop. Squidward must get Spongebob to turn the Krusty Krab into a fancy restaurant before Squilliam arrives.

Directors: Aaron Springer
The Secret Box

#17 - The Secret Box 8.09

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.

Directors: Aaron Springer
Model Sponge

#18 - Model Sponge 8.07

Season 7 - Episode 20

SpongeBob believes himself banished from the Krusty Krab, so he runs off to find a new job, as a commercial actor.

Banned in Bikini Bottom

#19 - Banned in Bikini Bottom 8.06

Season 5 - Episode 35

SpongeBob's musical tribute irritates Miss Grissle Puss, causing Krabby Patties to be banned from Bikini Bottom.

Directors: Aaron Springer, Vincent Waller, Alan Smart
The Paper

#20 - The Paper 8.06

Season 1 - Episode 33

SpongeBob gets a small piece of paper from Squidward to play with. Squidward thinks that the paper is useless and just gives it away. SpongeBob soon does many fun things with it, and makes Squidward very jealous.

Directors: Alan Smart
20,000 Patties Under the Sea

#21 - 20,000 Patties Under the Sea 8.05

Season 5 - Episode 37

When Plankton sees a mobile Krusty Krab made from an old submarine, he decides to make his own traveling Chum Bucket to compete with his rival, Mr. Krabs.

Directors: Chris Reccardi, Aaron Springer, Vincent Waller, Tom Yasumi
No Free Rides

#22 - No Free Rides 8.05

Season 2 - Episode 17

To avoid another year with SpongeBob in her class, Mrs. Puff passes him with bogus extra credit and lets him have his license, but soon realizes that the consequences are beyond bad. When SpongeBob receives a new boat-mobile from his parents, Mrs. Puff attempts to steal it, and SpongeBob will stop at nothing to stop her.

Directors: Sherm Cohen, Walt Dohrn
I'm Your Biggest Fanatic

#23 - I'm Your Biggest Fanatic 8.05

Season 2 - Episode 18

While at a jellyfishing fan convention, SpongeBob meets Kevin C. Cucumber, who gives him a chance to see if he can join his club, The Jellyspotters. However, SpongeBob is unaware that Kevin is only trying to make a fool out of him, but soon discovers the truth after the club attacks him with a robotic queen jellyfish.

Directors: Sherm Cohen, Walt Dohrn
SpongeBob's Last Stand

#24 - SpongeBob's Last Stand 8.04

Season 7 - Episode 32

All chaos breaks loose in Bikini Bottom when SpongeBob and Patrick hear that a new highway will be running through Jellyfish fields. Outraged, they decide to protest... SpongeBob-style!

The Camping Episode

#25 - The Camping Episode 8.04

Season 3 - Episode 34

SpongeBob and Patrick decide to go camping for the weekend, they camp out in the backyard. Squidward lures a sea bear to the campsite by doing stuff that would allure a sea bear.