Best Spongebob Squarepants Seasons


The Top Ten

1 Season 2

Band Geeks, Dying for Pie, Frankendoodle, Graveyard Shift, Survival of the Idiots, Bubble Buddy, The Fry Cook Games, Christmas Who? , Something Smells, Wormy, Squid's Day Off, Your Shoe's Untied, Bossy Boots, Big Pink Loser, Imitation Krabs, Patty Hype, Grandma's Kisses, Squidville, PreHibernation Week, Life of Crime, Dumped, No Free Rides, I'm your Biggest Fanatic, Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy III, Squirrel Jokes, Pressure, The Smoking Peanut, Shanghaied, Gary Takes a Bath, Welcome to the Chum Bucket, The Secret Box, Krusty Love, Procrastination, I'm with Stupid, Artist Unknown, Jellyfish Hunter, Squid on Strike, and Sandy, SpongeBob, and the Worm. Wonderful.

This is by far my FAVORITE season! All of the episodes are well written and hilarious. Highlights include Dying for Pie, Gary Takes a Bath, Bubble Buddy, Survival of the Idiots, Grandma's Kisses, Band Geeks, and just about every episode aired. The only seasons I feel that comes very close to comparing to this are Seasons 3 and 1. If you haven't watched a single episode, then you must be crazy, cause this is Nickelodeon at the height of their "golden age," along with one of the closing chapters of the cartoon renaissance of the 90's and early 00's.

This should be number one because of great episodes like Big Pink Loser, Imitation Krabs, Shanghaied, Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy III and of course, Band Geeks. This season is the only season without any bad episodes in my opinion.

Because it has the sailor mouth episode

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2 Season 3

Season 1, season 2, and season 3, were awesome (My opinion) but my favourite of all SpongeBob seasons is season 3 it was very well thought, very funny, characters were the same from the old episodes but the characters changed a little bit, and finally the thing I about season 3 was that it was not boring, no stupid repetitive jokes and SpongeBob was a little bit more smarter and he would cry because of actual reasons and the person who was watching it would actually feel bad for SpongeBob. But in the later seasons SpongeBob would cry because of Nothing he was very annoying (he was annoying in the old seasons but SpongeBob would not do it as much) and it would repeat the same joke over and over and over and the creators of the show would get ideas from other episode and copy the same thing that happens in that episode it is like they are running out of ideas.

Season 1 was pretty funny and unique for its time, but some episodes were bland and unfunny. I used to record and watch those episodes again and again as a kid, but as an adult, it doesn't hold up well. When a series starts, you notice that characters develop as the series goes along (most series start off with very stereotypical, broad characters. ) Season 2 was drastically better with better writing and jokes. At this point, every character has evolved from season 1. But, season 3 was the epitome of SpongeBob: great writing, great humor, well-established characters, NO BLAND EPISODES. This season has the most memorable moments in it, and it spanned 3 years during my childhood. 4 was very hit or miss, not even as good as season 1. Everything else pretty much sucks.

This had my favorite episodes, season 1 and 2 were also great, also season 4 and 5 were good. Season 6 and 7 were pretty bad. Season 8 was a pretty good come back on the old jokes and season 9 so far is going pretty good and I hope that the future season 10 is going to be exactly like the first 3.

Seasons 1 and 2 were also amazing. But the third one is probably the best overall.

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3 Season 1

Season 1 was amazing! It was really close to my number 1 favorite season, but it just didn't quite make it. It had a lot of my favorites like Help Wanted, I Was a Teenage Gary, Pickles, Arrgh, Ripped Pants and other amazing episodes, but season 2 was a little better in quality in my opinion, but overall, it is still an amazing season. - itsshehahnbro

This season had some of my favorite episodes of the entire show. Also, there wasn't a single episode I disliked from this season. Season two had I'm with Stupid, the episode that ruined the character of Patrick and season three had Party Pooper Pants, an episode in which I was on nobody's side. Perfect season with hilarious episodes.

This season was my favorite. Back when Stephen Hillenburg was still on the show and back when the comedy was hilarious. I'm still laughing at some of the jokes many years later. Plus, the episodes were more creative and well thought out. I also like the old school animation and voice acting feel of season 1. Season 2 is practically the same and season 3 is when they started improving the animation more. But this season will always remain in my heart as my favorite season from any cartoon. I miss my childhood. Half of it was watching this show lmao.

They look super old compared to the new ones. But *with spongebobs voice* I LOVE IT!

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4 Season 4

Season 4 is great. It contains both good and bad episode. But there are mostly good episodes, including Have you seen this snail? Krusty Towers, Best Day Ever, Fear of a Krabby Patty, and lots more. The bad episodes are All That Glitters, and Squidwood. SpongeBob is really funny in this season but I keep hearing he is the most funny in the third season. But SpongeBob, Patrick, Squidward, and Sandy are the four best characters including Plankton. The reason I like Best Day Ever is because of the song and transcript, it's awesome. Krusty Towers is better because of both SpongeBob and Squidward, they were both so darn funny. I recommend this episode to everyone who like SpongeBob. Season 1 was not good at all, and that's because of the graphics. In Season 2, the graphics kicked up a bit, and in the third season, it showed SpongeBob in his best quality. Season 4 is a mix between late second season and late third season which has good graphics. Seasons 5 and 9 are both great seasons too. ...more - TopTenJackson

I liked the slightly duller colors in season 1. It gave it a nice atmosphere - mtndewlord

In my opinion I think the show got better and better until season 5, and went down in seasons 6 and 7 but, made a comeback in seasons 8 and 9. Hope the future episodes are awesome. :-)

To be honest, I love Season 4 almost as much as I love Seasons 1-3. There is a few debatable episodes in this season more than usual like Karate Island and Rule of Dumb but there's still a lot of charm here. This season feels a lot like SpongeBob. While I will say that Season 5 has better good episodes, this is definitely the best post movie season even though Seasons 5 and 9 come pretty close too.

It went downhill here. - B1ueNew

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5 Season 9

I would vote Seasons 1-3 and early Season 4 any day over this, but I think Nickelodeon has taken the right steps to bringing SpongeBob back. The first episodes were horrible like Squid Baby and Little Yellow Book, but the newer ones from 2015 and 2016 were better with the addition of more Plankton themed episodes and more minor character importance (like the episodes Mall Girl Pearl and Larry's Gym). The new episodes have some originality and are starting to appeal to kids and teens/adult fans again. It's not making suicide jokes (like Are You Happy Now? ) or filling episodes with crap to take up time like episodes in Seasons 6-7. The episodes have plots again, and the quality animation has even increased. So now my favorite Seasons are 1,2,3,part of 4, 9, and 10, since the two episodes that Season 10 had so far (Whirly Brains, MermaidPants) were also pretty good. If Nick keeps these types of episodes coming, it will please everyone.

This should be #5 or #6. Season 9 is great because its when SpongeBob started getting much better than it was.

The only bad seasons of SpongeBob I think are Seasons 6 and 7, Season 8 started getting the old humor again, and Season 9 was great. All seasons are great except for the 6th and 7th seasons. - TopTenJackson

Food con castaways is so funny. - Userguy44

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6 Season 5

Seasons 2 through 6 were the best. I still love the other episodes though. If only I could vote for more than one. The new episodes do not suck, in fact more people watch those ones and the old ones are the ones with canlation threats even though I like still like them.

While Season 4 is what I'd consider the last good season before Season 9, Season 5 wasn't exactly a bad season either. In fact, I'd give Season 5 a ranking between ok and decent. Season 5 is more of a hit or miss season. It's either, the writers come up with something really good(like Roller Cowards) or sometimes, it can end up being atrocious (like To Love A Patty). Season 6 is really the moment when Spongebob became bad and Season 7 is the moment when Spongebob was at it's worst. Thankfully, Season 8 was a slight improvement from those atrocities and Season 9 is the moment when the show was saved, with the exception of 3 atrocious episodes ("Squid Baby", "Little Yellow Book", and "Spongebob You're Fired").

This is actually my second or third favorite season. This season is so underrated, and I don't think the quality declined until Season 6 in my opinion. It had many great episodes such as Spy Buddies, Roller Cowards, New Digs, Krabs a la Mode, Goo Goo Gas, and Sing a Song of Patrick! It also had good shorts such as Pat No Pay, Boat Smarts, and SpongeBob Vs. The Patty Gadget.

I neutral to that season

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7 Season 8

Why are so many people hating patricks stay cation yes I agree patrick was a jerk in this episode every now and then but it was a great episode when I was a kid its supposed to be new but for some reason I remember this from when I was 8 and I'm 14!

This is definitely an improvement from the 6-7 slump. There were only two episodes that end up on my worst list for the show, Demolition Doofus (my least favorite episode) and Face Freeze! Everything else here was either mediocre or great.

I liked this season not as good as the first 3 but still had a few good episodes :-)

This is in my opinion the best spongebob season especially because when I first saw face freeze! I was laughing so hard and I enjoyed hello bikini bottom and many other episodes

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8 Season 6

They have to put all seasons stop complaining

I hate this season! Why is this here?

Does have hidden secrets like sand castles in the sand house fancy toy store of doom suction cup symphony - Spongebob12

It's my second favorite season of all time. The best is season 7. - henry_danger_is_great

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9 Season 10

This season is excellent! Most of the episodes had me laughing so hard, I had tears coming out of my eyes! It is definitely a huge improvement! If you still hate the "modern" Spongebob, please GIVE THIS SEASON A TRY! You may be surprised! - bigbubba2001

This season is way better than seasons 5-8. Lots of these episodes had me laughing and I felt like I was watching the earlier seasons. Please watch this season, its good! Plus Stephen Hillenburg (the creator of Spongebob) came back to this show if you're wondering why Spongebob is so good now. - Catacorn

It's not as good as 1-3, but it is at least as good as season 4. A definite improvement from many of the prior seasons.

This season take a cartoony look at the series and has some real new classics!

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10 Season 7

If you watched the episode "I Dancing", you know what I'm talking about. - booklover1

This season sucks! Why is this here?

Everyone's saying Why is it here? But it kinda has to be. Don't get me wrong, this season sucks but it is in last place. It's here because it is a season of SpongeBob!

It's my favorite season of all time. This should be at number 1, not 10. - henry_danger_is_great

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The Contenders

11 Season 11

I really like how they're bringing back older characters like Bubble Bass and Doodlebob and Long, Tan, and Handsome (Pearl's ex boyfriend). I also like the vibe of this season, the animation isn't nearly as stiff as in seasons before the second movie, and the plots of the episodes are very creative. Plus, Spongebob doesn't have that annoying high pitched voice anymore, it's gradually reverting to the way it was in Season 2. This should be at number 4 at least, behind season 1, 3, and 2.

I personally thought that seasons 9 and 10 were steps in the right direction but this season is just downright terrible. Spongebob is meant to be a show that appeals to all ages, not just 9 year olds.The art style is overly vibrant, and I all of the characters are so unbelievably stupid. Its almost like they've all been possessed by post-movie patrick. For season 12, they need to go back to a little bit more tame art style and FIX THE CHARACTERS. - Gods-Judgement

This season is great. It's great to see Doodlebob, Bubble Bass and Long, Tan and Handsome. Really this season should be in top. They are less bad episodes in this season. Spongebob goes much better this year.

I like this one a lot more over S10, to be honest. - IcetailofWishClan

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12 Season 12

This season can be ranked among the best spongebob seasons ever! I also heard they got the original writer back.

Hopefully this season will be as good as season 11 or better - Spongehouse

Last spongebob season

Am I the only person who rates the newest episode as a meh? - IcetailofWishClan

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