Top Ten Spongebob Squarepants Season 1 Episodes


These are the ten greatest episodes from Spongebob's inaugural season. Don't agree with the list? Vote for an existing item you think should be ranked higher or if you are a logged in, add a new item for others to vote on or create your own version of this list.

The Top Ten

Pizza Delivery
The Krusty Krab Pizza for you and... ME! That was the best part! I also loved the part when Spongebob was trying to get Squidward to eat the coral instead of the pizza. :) It was also really sweet when you kinda got to see a different side of Squidward when defended/comforted Spongebob after the angry customer hurt his feelings. Favorite episode!
This is the most epic SpongeBob episode to ever set foot on the planet. It probably has the most memorable moments out of any of the SpongeBob episodes. One of my favorite parts was when Squidward said he didn't care about the costumer and the hurricane stopped and SpongeBob was like "HUGGH SQUIDWARD" best line ever. And it had the Krusty Krab Pizza song, which will be a song that will live as a legend forever.
This has got to be the best Spongebob episode from the first season. I have never met anyone who does not put this as there favorite episode from the first season. It sometimes ends up their favorite of all seasons. Every time I carry a pizza box I sing the krusty krab pizza song. Spongebob and squidward at their best describes this episode!
[Newest]I love this episode so much! I put it on my ipod I think the creators of SpongeBob are losing ideas for new episodes. I still like them but they should make them more like they used to but the krusty krab pizza song steals the show in this episode!

According to Laura and the rest of my family except for me, they think that this is a TERRIBLE episode. However, I LOVE this episode!

My favorite part is when Squidward reacts to the "FUTURE! FUTURE! " Everyone else in my family hates that part. The "Alone" quote makes Sean sad. I like that part, too.
This episode really has an interesting plot. It kept me drawn in the entire episode and there is a couple parts where I laughed so this episode is probably one of the best along with the top 2 (Help Wanted and Pizza Delivery)
Love this episode so much! FUTURE!

3Help Wanted
One episode to start them all...
Look Gary, I'm NAKED!
It is the very first episode of spongebob and it is awseome

The F.U. N Song, Do I have to say anymore?
F is for Fire that burns down the whole town.
U is for Uranium... Bombs!
N is for No Survivors when you...


F is for friends who do stuff together
U is for you and me
N is for anywhere anytime at all down here in the deep blue sea

The episode I grew up with loving the most.


I love the beginning of this episode (When they are running) This episode is great.
"Firmly grasp it in your hand"!


6Naughty Nautical Neighbors
Hey patrick, I heard there was a job opening at the pet shop, as some NEWSPAPER!
Squidward likes Patrick more than Spongebob.


Personally, I think n3 (My nickname since all 3 words all start with N) is extremely underrated compared to the other season 1 episode.
Ripped pants is also an underrated episode.

7Ripped Pants
This should be higher on the polls!
My favorite thing about this episode is the song


See, I got ripped pants!


8Valentine's Day
A lot of memorable lines. My personal favorite line in this episode is "Heart on stick must die. "
This episode is a Great One


Funniest episode ever. Spongebob and Patrick say bad things about Texas to get Sandy to follow them to her suprise party. Epic Episode!
It reminds me of the Upon a Burning Body song Texas Blood Money


I like Pizza Delivery more but Texas needs to be higher!


10The Paper
On my top 10 most underrated spongebob episodes, THIS IS NUMBER 1! This also one of my favorite episodes but is only shown once being the most every single year!
They don't air this often, I honestly don't know why. It's a good episode with good moments.

The Contenders

11Opposite Day
This episode should be a lot higher! It's a classic!
I'm Squidward I'm Squidward Squidward Squidward I'm Squidward I'm Squidward Squidward Squidward
Happy opposite day Squidward, we hate you.
Let me show you how much I hate you.


12Tea at the Treedome
It was so funny


How is this one not in the top 3?
It is so funny.
Time to bring it around town, bring it around town.


14Sleepy Time
Hilarity at its best.

The part when SpongeBob suds gets worse by Patrick and Patrick gets his painful treatment in the end
Then the doctor pulls out his stephascope there is no tool more sinister.


16Rock Bottom
Most underrated spongebob episode ever. Also one of the best.
This episode should at least be number 3. This is such an iconic place and episode! It is REALLY FUNNY and REALLY GOOD!
Only 20th place? This was a masterpiece! Should be in the top 10.


I'll settle for some fries!
Great episode, plus first appearance of Plankton. One of my favourites and favourite from season 1!

18Home Sweet Pineapple

19Neptune's Spatula

20Karate Choppers

21Jellyfish Jam

22Squidward the Unfriendly Ghost
I actually wasn't thrilled with this one, guys. I found the plot to be interesting, but not interesting enough, and there weren't too many good jokes in the episode. Don't get me wrong, it had a few funny gags, but not as hilarious as the other episodes. It's not a terrible episode, but there is definitely something lacking from this episode. And I think it's the pacing. A lot of this episode moves very slowly.
Come on guys! This one's amazing! "One watermelon fresh from the manure field your spookiness" Maybe not a memorable one it terms of moments but all thrown together easily makes it the best of the season!

23Hall Monitor
This is an iconic episode it had me laughing throughout the entire episode

24Sandy's Rocket
Spongebob: "Patrick do you know what this is? "
Patrick: "Stinky? "
Spongebob: "No it's an egg sack! Let's look at the embryo. "
Both: "Twins. "
Excuse me but this is a great episode, should be at least in the top 10. What's wrong with it? It's hilarious and so cool. I'm really mad right now.
This is the first episode I've seen. I was about six. I am now 18 and I remember watching it.

25Employee of the Month

26Scaredy Pants

27Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy

Their are my car keys.


29I Was a Teenage Gary
Honestly, this is a not a very good episode, everything that the fact that the plot is all over the place from Squidward babysitting while Patrick is away to SpongeBob as a snail to that ending where they're singing. The plot is all over the place, there aren't too many good jokes, and has a really awkward ending to it. It's just not funny, it's a weak episode, and I don't even get what SpongeBob wants from Squidward. Is he trying to haunt him? Is there something wrong with him? I don't even get the character's motivation. I get that they had an episode going along with the Halloween episode "Scaredy Pants", but this is just not good.
This episode is awesome and creepy!

This is the first SpongeBob episode I saw and I STILL LOVE IT!


Mr Krabs: "YOW! Mother of Pearl Fire on the Poop-Deck! " SpongeBob & Patrick: "Ah mother of pearl fire on the poop-deck." That part was so hilarious. This is one of my favorite episodes.
Hooky is hilarious how is it not in the top 10


31Reef Blower
This episode might be short, might not have dialogue but the animation can sure tell a story.
SpongeBob trying to get the shell off, Squidward tossed the shell, the story can be easily told by animation.
But it still would be better with dialogue.
Not my favorite, but I like it.


32The Chaperone

33MuscleBob BuffPants

34Nature Pants
I totally love Nature Pants. In fact, I once tried to get away from all the trouble and boy, I did pay the price. I remember trying to run away from my school, just because I got in trouble, because of a bad day I got being bullied, but the people at school cheered me up. Same thing happen here, SpongeBob had a bad day at work and ran away, but in the end, he got cheered up.
This episode should be ranked higher. Not only that but this aired 2 years before 9/11. I love this one

35Fools in April

36Culture Shock
Why is this not higher up! The end scene was hilarious!
Number 1 culture shock


37Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy II
Awesome episode, but underrated. Best MM&BB episode. Love spongebob's line "I found it and it's the special dance mix" hilarious

38Boating School
I remember this episode from when I was 6 years old
I added this because it is a great episode

39Walking Small

40Squeaky Boots

Possibly the most underrated episode in the season! This is top 15 material
This is a really memorable episode and really funny. This episode should be number 2.

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This list was created 3 years, 202 days ago and has been voted on over 300 times. This top ten list has been remixed 17 times and has been blogged about 1 times.

Updated Sunday, December 21, 2014

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