Best Post-movie Spongebob Episodes

Though Spongebob has been going down the drain ever since season 4, there have been some great post-movie Spongebob episodes!

The Top Ten

1 Krusty Towers

This should be #1. There is not a moment in this episode where I didn't laugh. After the episode Night Light premiered (season 5) Spongebob started going down the drain.

I Had No Idea This Was A Season 4 Episode Until I Looked It Up It's That Good It Has Fantastic Humour, Awesome Story And Squid ward Acutely Getting Pay Back For Once. I Could Watch This Episode A Million Times And Still Love It More And More It's Not Only My Favourite Post Movie Spongebob Episode But It's One Of My Top 10 Favourite Spongebob Episodes of All Time

Great episode. Best of season 4;

Never gets old

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2 Roller Cowards

My Favourite Post Movie Spongebob This Episode Is In Top 5 It's So Relatable And Hilarious It Has A Great Plot And Conflict And Unlike Some Other Cartoons The Characters Modulations Are Completely Understandable Spongebob Don't Wasn't Want To Disport His Friend And Nether Does Patrick Everything In This Episode Just Works For Me Brilliantly And that's Why It's My Favourite Post Movie Spongebob Episode

Love this episode! Shows that the new writers can make a good episode when they really try. There are very few of the new episodes that make me laugh out loud but this is one of them. It feels like one of the old episodes from season 2 or 3. By far my favourite post movie episode!

The most relatable Spongebob has ever been

This plot is very funny. - TeamRocket747

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3 Sand Castles In the Sand

I just watched this episode and it is amazing! It should be in the top 3. The whole episode feels like it actually has reason unlike most post-movie episodes. The fight was absolutely epic and I like the shin dig joke toward the beginning. It really does feel like it could be a pre-movie episode.

This felt like a Season 3 episode. The animation steals the show, and the music fits the action perfectly. However, I would vote for Krusty Towers if the writers of Atlantis SquarePantis didn't make this. This proves that, if Nickelodeon and the writers (specifically Zues and Casey) try, they can make an episode that rivals classics like Chocolate With Nuts or FrankenDoodle. This episode, like FrankenDoodle, uses animation to its advantage. Every joke works. It feels like a Season 3 episode.

This episode deserves to be at #1, it feels like this episode was part of the first 3 seasons

This was the best Patrick was. He later became a prick. - TeamRocket747

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4 Have You Seen This Snail?

Everything a special should be, it is funny and heart warming, along with one of the best songs... why can't you do more of this, new writers?

Funny, heart-warming. It really shows the bond between SpongeBob and Gary

Admit it. You cried during the song. This is arguably the best Gary episode since "Dumped".

This episode has the saddest song. - Datguyisweird666

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5 Plankton's Pet

This is the episode I've been waiting for literally my whole life. There is some actual character growth here. On top if that it's cute, funny and if episodes keep coming out like this, I'd say SpongeBob's back better than ever! Too bad Spot hasn't made a reappearance yet though...

I like seeing Plankton's compassionate side in this episode and seeing him really care about something that doesn't have to do with stealing the formula (I know he tries to steal the formula in one part but that's not the main thing the episode).

Oh My Gosh, I thought Season 9 was netterbthan 5-8, but this episode just proved that it is! Plankton has never been so happy!

Just an adorable episode! - Datguyisweird666

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6 It's a Spongebob Christmas!

SpongeBob and Christmas just go together very nicely because this and Christmas Who? Are some amazing episodes

Funny, Heart-filled, just a perfect post-movie episode!

A funny episode about my favorite holiday. 12/10 if that's possible

The way they did stop motion was great! - TeamRocket747

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7 Krabs a la Mode

Amazing, could definitely compete with pre movie this used to be my favorite episode of all time

This is my favorite season 5 episode! - Datguyisweird666

This is a very great episode! - TeamRocket747

I love this episode

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8 Dunces and Dragons

I love this episode with a passion. It's so funny and creative, and the characters are all at their lovable personalities. Up there with Band Geeks and Chocolate With Nuts. - Garythesnail

Nice pun on Dungeons and Dragons by the writers, though. Plus, I actually loved Dunces and Dragons. It felt like a pre-movie episode. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

This episode is awesome like pest of the west it's take place more further to the past for sure

This was a great episode. - TeamRocket747

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9 Squidward In Clarinetland

The writers probably thought "Hey! Let's write an episode while on LSD! " This leads to a weird, unique episode that feels like it shouldn't be a SpongeBob episode. Recommend it.

This episode is weird but great it's pretty funny in a way

I don't know why I hated this episode when I was younger. I actually like it now! - Datguyisweird666

The weirdness of this episode makes it funny! - TeamRocket747

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10 Skill Crane

A post movie episode where Squidward gets loads of torment and they do it right. They make Squidward really arrogant about the machine and so he actually deserved his torment in the episode, even there they don't go too far to make it a Squidward Torture Porn.

I'd say season 4, with the exception of a few atrocious duds (Good Neighbours, Gift of Gum, Funny Pants), was a fantastic and really successful season. There's a few episodes here that could even be up there with the best Pre Movie episodes, such as Krusty Towers, Have you seen this snail and Mr. Puff, You're fired!.

Good episode unlike it's sister oh and there should now be list's for the post sequels

Not really Squidward Torture Porn. Squidward was pretty savage to the kid. - TeamRocket747

Squidwards eye touches remote FEYOWWW! fire alarm sound LOL

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The Contenders

11 Friend Or Foe

This is one of the most original concepts of a SpongeBob episode (and I mean all of SpongeBob) The premise is how Krabs and Plankton became rivals, but before then, they were best friends. This is easily my favourite special, and is in my top 5 favourite episodes.

This episode actually makes sense, unlike other episodes.

This is about the origin of Plankton and Mr. Krab's rivalry. And how crappy Mr. Craps became. - TeamRocket747

I think this should be higher on the list. I enjoyed it.😊

12 Wishing You Well

This is basically one of the best SpongeBob episodes ever made! I love the claustrophobic quote!

Squidward: I'm claustrophobic.
Patrick: What does that mean?
SpongeBob: It means he's afraid of Santa.
Patrick: Ho Ho Ho!
SpongeBob: Stop it Patrick! You're scaring him!


Squidward is afraid of santa

This is among the best in the series. But what do you expect if this aired in season 4? - Goatworlds

This is a very funny episode. - TeamRocket747

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13 Mrs. Puff, You're Fired

This episode feels like a pre movie episode.

This episode was planned for Season 3 actually, so it's not a surprise. - Goatworlds

A quality episode. Good guest characters.

Way better than spongebob you're fired - cadespencer

Better than SpongeBob, you're fired. - TeamRocket747

14 Sing a Song of Patrick

This has got to be the funniest modern episode. And it has the funniest spongebob song - Wudzer

I like and hate this episode. - TeamRocket747

Uhhh no? this episode is just patrick being an ass the whole time

Funny poem,songs,and every thing.cotton candy can't throw a riot without cotton candy! LOL

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15 Planet of the Jellyfish

An epic episode from the post-movie era? Who would've thought?

Season 4 is post movie and that season was epic. You're surprised because the episode we're talking about here is season 8 (a bad season) - Goatworlds

This episode is awesome. Period. - TomKellyCartooning

A creepy episode but still good

Creepy episode that was great! - TeamRocket747

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16 The Lost Mattress

Hilarious! This should be #2 (behind "Krusty Towers").

Great episode

Good episode. - TeamRocket747

I actually thought this was a S3 episode before finding out it was a S4 one. Seriously!

Highly recommended.

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17 The Two Faces of Squidward

I love this episode! Patrick and SpongeBob were annoying at first, but then after the bandages come off, the episode feels different! It felt just like a Season 3 episode

Type in "attack on titan SpongeBob" on Google Images, you're bound to find Handsome Squidward acting like the Colossal Titan. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

All I can say is:
That face bro - DapperPickle

This episode is very great. Just the meme was horrible and ruined it. - TeamRocket747

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18 Patrick-Man!

Hilarious! Patrick isn't as stupid in this episode! He actually tries to help people but fails hilariously!

I love this episode.

This episode is so funny

I love this. - TeamRocket747

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19 Fear of a Krabby Patty

This was a very funny episode of Spongebob Squarepants. This was probably the first post-movie episode I have seen and it really felt like an episode from season 3! Definitely my favorite episode of season 4!

This was the first post-movie episode. I thought it was a pre-movie episode when I first saw it!

There is not a single post-movie episode as good as this one. This definitely deserves to be #1.

The first (and best! ) post-movie episode (not counting the ones after the second movie, but even then...). In fact, it's one of the best episodes of the entire show. Makes me wonder what the rest of post-movie would be like if C.H. Greenblatt stayed on the writing team.

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20 Squid's Visit

Why is this here? This episode is just creepy and weird.

Squid's Visit?! I wanted to punch SpongeBob in the face for causing Squidward's house to burn down! - ModernSpongeBobSucks

No this one shouldn't be here

This is a guilty pleasure of mine!.. - Worksponge

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21 Ghost Host

Ghost Host should be higher - Gangem

Ghost Host is great! - TeamRocket747

22 Perfect Chemistry

This is the 4th best Spongebob episode of all time, and is #19 here. Unbelievable! Enchanted Tiki Dreams had just one funny joke (word with 9 letters that means boring - Spongebob.) But the rest of it is boring. And it's ending sucks. However, this episode is great.

My favorite episode of Season 7, not even on here!

This episode is AWESOME! - TomKellyCartooning

This episode is GREAT! It should be number 1. But also, there are some episodes that are higher on the list but I simply hate them (Have You Seen This Snail, Skill Crane, Echanted Tiki Dreams, Squid's Visit, Planet Of The Jellyfish, and the newcomer (Mimic Madness) I also really hate. But, this one was really funny, and really good. I think it should be #1. In my opinion, #2 is Krusty Towers, #3 is Roller Cowards, #4 is Goodbye Krabby Patty, and #5 is Frozen Face Off. P.S. I really like season 10 episodes: The Getaway, Lost And Found, Krusty Katering and Spongebob's Place.

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23 Enchanted Tiki Dreams

The beginning is pretty weak and filled with a lot of 'Squid Abuse', and the ending is great but it goes by way too fast.

The part worth watching for is the middle. After their foolish antics make Squidward run home crying, SpongeBob and Patrick feel bad for him and want to make it up to him. The scene with Squid curled up under a chair at home is a powerful, heartbreaking scene that's played for genuine pathos.

Why the (dolphin noise) is squids visit higher than this? I'm sorry, opinions are opinions, but I just don't get it

One of the only few good season 7 episodes

This one used to be 20 - cadespencer

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24 Mimic Madness Mimic Madness

Should be higher.

25 Single Cell Anniversary

REALLY needs to be in the top ten.

26 Gary In Love
27 Tentacle-Vision

Why is this one here I hate this episode its full of undeserving squid torture

This was great

This episode sucked (dolphin noise) squidward wanted a normal T.V. show but asses had to ruin it and leaved squidward in pain and the ending was (dolphin noise) awful

28 The Bad Guy Club for Villains

My favorite Season 7 episode! - ChiefMudkip

29 Mermaid Pants Mermaid Pants

This episode was really funny and awesome! - kmitch233

30 Patrick! The Game
31 The Slumber Party
32 The Donut of Shame

If only This came out after Yours Mine & Mine or Pet Sitter Pat :/ - ChiefMudkip

33 Feral Friends
34 Toy Store of Doom

I thought this was a filler episode. - Goatworlds

This was creepy

35 Company Picnic
36 Mooncation

I think this is the BEST episode from season 8. It's not better than the pre-movie episodes, but it's a really good episode. It's also one of the best post-movie episodes EVER! - Svampbob164

Sincerely... this made all Season 8's worst fiascos become worth it. I'm looking at you, Face Freeze!

This one was just a poor man's Sandy's Rocket.

37 Squid Baby

That's my least favorite episode of all time.

38 What's Eating Patrick?
39 Gone

That is the 4th worst epiosiode the 1st 3 are yours mine and mine are you happy now and one course meal

I mean, like, you are the worst speller of all time. Also, your grammar sucks. I'm not a nerd, but still. - Goatworlds

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40 Squirrel Record
41 Spy Buddies

This belongs on the top ten.

I thought this was a S3 episode at first

42 Eek, an Urchin!

I Love every character In this episode - ChiefMudkip

43 Krusty Krushers

Fun Fact: This Is George Lopez Favorite Spongebob Episode - WWEWBMortalKombatFan

44 Pest Of The West

Pretty cool western SpongeBob episode

How is this 99 and A Pal For Gary is 52?! - Maddox121

45 The Sewers of Bikini Bottom

Loved It - ChiefMudkip

46 Jailbreak

Awesome episode!

47 No Hat for Pat.

Best episode in the whole franchise. in my opinion

48 Chimps Ahoy

Bad episode, Sandy's song is poorly sung, the dr. Professor Patrick gag annoyed me, and the monkeys were just stereotypes. Also, the episode is boring and one of the monkeys gets tormented in one part for no reason

49 License to Milkshake

Great premise! And it works! MY MILKSHAKE BRINGS ALL THE BOYS TO THE YARD... Laugh out loud great advertising!

50 Truth or Square

This was definitely the 2nd worst special behind Atlantis Squarepantis.

It's a little underrated in my opinion (I remember the premier with the 48 hr marathon they ran 5 years ago) and cutting the patty parts its still enjoyable.

Why MoBrosStudios hates this episode and the people who voted there really dumb this is awesome the guest star the plot was great


51 The Getaway
52 Gary's New Toy

Another episode that shows the bond between SpongeBob and Gary

I hate the shiny ball - indian

53 Squid Wood

I don't like this one - Tyler730

54 Rodeo Daze
55 Sand Castle In The Sand

This Was Already on Here - ChiefMudkip

Already on the list - themets05

This episode is just very funny I love it

56 Krabby Road

An iconic season 6 episode

57 Patrick SmartPants

This episode is cool patrick getting smart and later want SpongeBob his buddy again

58 Suction Cup Symphony

I think this episodes pretty underrated. A lot of the gags I think work, and they aren't out of character or cruel like a lot of current spongebob episodes. A lot of the episode is sort of slapstick, though. I like this one cause it seems like one of those episodes that is gonna end in Squidward getting tortured but it ends up pretty good for him. The song in it is actually pretty good too.

This one should be in the top 10's it is far better than tentacle vision, squids visit and other episode's. plus the song squidward wrote is beautiful - cadespencer

I only saw a bit of it but that little bit was funny

Why isn't this in the top 10?

59 Shell of a Man

Cool episode, but a little gross.

60 The Inmates of Summer

My favorite post movie episode!

61 Spongebob vs The Big One

Why people hate this episode I love it

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62 Home Sweet Rubble

Most of this episode is unrealistic because of SpongeBob's pineapple melting to rubble. God it's so horrible.

I don't like this episode at all. Here are my reasons why:
1. Bad ripoff of Home Sweet Pineapple
2. Unlike Home Sweet Pineapple, there was no reason for it to fall apart
3. His friends are selfish
4. Not funny or that interesting
This episode is the worst in season 8 in my opinion

63 Not Normal

This one is the best of season 6, should be in top ten

This should be I the top 10.


64 The Hot Shot

I don't think it's the best episode but Tony Fast Jr is hillarious!

65 The Pink Purloiner

My personal favorite post-movie episode! If this doesn't prove that the best post-movie episodes are just as great as the pre-movie episodes, I don't know what will! - Svampbob164

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66 BlackJack
67 Whirly Brains Whirly Brains
68 Treats!

Annoying - ChiefMudkip

69 House Fancy

Underrated. People said the toe nail was disgusting when the episode of squid ward's blood and the other one with the fly close up is good - Maddox121

Even without it, it's very boring, especially the first few minutes which have no plot at all.

It was OK minus the toenail scene. - Garythesnail


Why I give the episode 7? Because the rest of the episode was great, but one scene that I couldn't watch was Squidward's toenail. - Datguyisweird666

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70 Once Bitten
71 Spongebob vs. the Patty Gadget

Perfectly paced, with a great use of storytelling.

Squidward has brought in a machine that makes Krabby Patties. But SpongeBob is more than ready to fight back.

The episode is told in a 'Dr. Seuss' type of manner, entirely in rhyme. And it goes by so fast. It's hard to believe this is a Season 5 episode, actually.

72 Night Light
73 20,000 Patties Under the Sea

Obviously, I don't like Post-Movie era SpongeBob in general, but 20,000 Patties Under the Sea is my personal favorite of all the Post-Movie era episodes along with Sand Castles in the Sand. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

Fun Fact: Gene Simmons From Kiss voices the Monster - WWEWBMortalKombatFan

74 Don't Look Now

This one is funny - cadespencer

75 Little Yellow Book

This one was funny like One Coarse Meal

You're right. One Coarse Meal wasn't funny! And so wasn't Little Yellow Book! It was hypocrisy all the way! - ModernSpongeBobSucks

This is so bad. - creed99

This one sucked! - Goatworlds

76 Hello Bikini Bottom

My reaction to this episode: Wow, that was actually kinda good. More like AMAZING! I love the song, and this feels like a classic.

This should be higher the songs are great like what are we wating for and never give up

77 Krusty Dogs

This is a great episode that no one really thinks about.

78 Man Ray Returns Man Ray Returns
79 Enemy In Law
80 Patty Caper

It's about time the Krab get whats coming for him!
And he DOESN'T end up printing money!

81 I Heart Dancing
82 SpongeBob's Last Stand

My favorite post movie episode.

83 Whale of a Birthday

Unlike most post-movie episodes, this has a good ending, the characters are likable, and Mr. Krabs cares about his daughter more than money ("Nothing is too good for me daughter! ").

This one was planned for Season 3, and so were The Lost Mattress, and Mrs. Puff, You're Fired. - Goatworlds

84 Séance Shméance

Very addicting special, full of moments.

85 The Great Patty Caper
86 Mermaid Man & Barnacle Boy VI:The Motion Picture

This was another episode that was supposed to be in season 3. The best parts were SpongeBob saying "actors", sandy blowing up MM &BB, and the reappearance of the patty vault "it would be funny to put squidward and SpongeBob with his "you like krabby patties, don't you squidward " face on inserted on the scene! SOMEONE PLEASE DO THAT

87 Chum Fricassee

I thought this one was hilarious, however it had some Squidward torture in it - matty925

88 New Digs

I think this one should be higher on the list. It ticks all my boxes, I laughed at this episode in a way I haven't been able to laugh at most other post movie episodes, all the characters were behaving the way they used to as well, no displays of the newer stupid personalities and it actually ended on a genuinely humorous note instead of a flat one like many of the new ones.

I think Season 4-onwards and the movies should of been made like Season 2-3 with designs, voices, and quality. In this episode, they should of used SpongeBob's crying tone similar to the one from "Christmas Who".

This episode is really funny. I can't really say anything else

89 Driven To Tears

The episode when Patrick gets a driver's license.

90 The Card

Let me explain his phrase, Patrick is still stupid, he just said he spices it up to keep Spongebob strong, which sounds more like improving his life. Its like a General spicing up his strictness to make his soldiers stronger. Patrick never said he faked his stupidity, he just intentionally increases it to make spongebob stronger. Plus I don't see him doing it in any other episodes so... - poopmckenzie

Whoever put The Card on the list hasn't remembered the fact that Patrick was acting stupid on purpose and was trying to ruin SpongeBob's life, he's such a prick.

91 A Friendly Game

I'm surprised this isn't on the list. For once, there's actually a plot, and the characters are pretty close to their pre-movie selves (it's nice that Patrick doesn't just say dumb lines).

A squidward torture episode.

Why isn’t this past One Coarse Meal? Just remove all the times Squidward got tortured, and this episode could be an actually decent one.

92 Chum Bucket Supreme

There's a shocky thingy in your potty - NostalgiaMonkey

93 To Love a Patty

Uh... - ModernSpongeBobSucks


94 The Whole Tooth The Whole Tooth

Good episode.

95 The Inside Job The Inside Job
96 Kracked Krabs

Way too low - smwc23105

97 Greasy Buffoons
98 Gullible Pants

So This Person Thinks "Gullible Pants" is The Worst Post-Movie SB Episode? I Don't Buy it - ChiefMudkip

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99 Bumper to Bumper
100 InSPONGEiac

Horrible - ChiefMudkip

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