Best SpongeBob SquarePants Episodes


The Contenders: Page 4

61 The Great Snail Race

I personally love this episode to call it one of my favorites, as all the suffering Gary felt was extremely cartoonish and over-the-top. I mean a snail exploding like a car, really? And SpongeBob kinda had to train him, and Gary was so lazy that he had to do it a bit overly hard. And Gary is completely fine at the end and gets the Snellie. Plus it has many memorable gags like "Nerves of Steel" and "Squidward Tortellini," and technically SpongeBob learned his lesson and got his commeupance from Sandy. I get why people hate this episode, though, and I respect their opinions.

I love this episode. People hate it because SpongeBob tortures Gary, blah blah blah. Well, guess what, when Gary blows a fuse in the race, SpongeBob realizes that he was wrong and he should've listened to him. Plus, it has some good gags, like Squidward Tortellini, Sandy kicking SpongeBob's butt, the window gag (you have to see it to believe it), and nerves of steel.

Patrick your snail is a rock
I know! He's got nerves of steel!

Am I the only that didn't like this episode, even as a kid.

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62 Enchanted Tiki Dreams

This is like the best episode ever. Everybody is so happy in this episode. It always cheered me up because squidward having a bad day and SpongeBob and Patrick cheer him up with a good idea. This is like me, Squidward getting cheered up from a bad and sad day.

Love this episode. What's that? A smoothie.

Best episode in season 7 in my opinion

This Is A Pretty Poor Episode But It Has Only 2 Enjoyable Moments But On The Other Hand It's Still A Torture Episode From The Not Good Season 7 - rjbarg042

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63 Nasty Patty

I can't believe I had to add this no one had it. well this is my favorite episode but there are so many great one it was really hard to choose. plus all of those ones I forgot about. all are great except for the new ones (2005 and up) rock bottom is great too and I don't even get shanghaied. they do not play this episode often enough at all. I watched for the first time in about 2 years yesterday and that was on dvd - me123

"Nasty Patty" should be the gold standard for how to do gross out humor and dark comedy in SpongeBob SquarePants. Writers of "The Splinter," "House Fancy," "One Coarse Meal," and "Demolition Doofus": watch "Nasty Patty" and take note!

Genuineness! This is how to do a dark and disturbing episode but still make it hillarious. Great film noir inspired episode.

This is one of the best episodes of the show. It has a great story, the right balance of dark and silly humor, and tons of quotable moments (e.g., "Pour on the charm! Sweet talk him! " "What can I get for you... handsome? "). How Idiot Box ever overshadowed this episode is a mystery to me. in my opinion, Idiot Box is good, but it isn't this good.

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64 Employee of the Month

The race to the Krusty Krab between Squidward and SpongeBob is still one of my favorite moments in the show

I love the part where the fan blows the meat into Squidward's face.

Pretty Poor And Stupid Because SB And Squid Are Jerks To Each Other, Another One Of My Least Favorite Pre Movie Episodes - rjbarg042

65 Valentine's Day

There is way to many good episodes but if I had to pick one it would be this one. - happyhappyjoyjoy

This Episode has some of the greatest lines in it.

WHY am I choosing this episode? Because it is AWESOME!
Seriously, when Patrick tries to find his Valentine's day present, it is HILARIOUS! And the line "FERRIS WHEEL! " is the best line EVER. Not just in SpongeBob, but in the HISTORY OF CARTOONS AS A WHOLE. And the ending is SO FUNNY!

THAT is why I voted for this episode.


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66 Naughty Nautical Neighbors

My God... How could this be at #50... Does anyone around here have any idea of what an amazing episode this is? It was short and simple in plot, and had all the funny bits the audience loved in the earlier years. In other words, it was SpongeBob at his base. This epitomized SB's life and captured the essence of the show... Or at least the first few years. After that, it kinda went downhill. I remember watching these episodes as a little kid, I was born in the early 2000's and loved SB. This episode is a gem and deserves more love.

Great episode with memorable moments. I lost it when Squidward was playing a song on his clarinet to Patrick and Patrick just fell asleep and when SpongeBob was singing "Squidward is my best friend in the world" while playing the bassinet horribly!

ONLY AT 99! This episode was a masterpiece! This should be in the top ten. -

Squidward: Squidward will be performing his version of Solitude in E minor.

Patrick: [sitting on a bench while clapping] Yeah! E minor! All right! Yeah!

Squidward: *plays a note*

Patrick: *Falls asleep instantly*

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67 One Krabs Trash

Why is this so low?! "This hat belonged to smitty werben man Jensen..." And spongebob returns it to his grave and krabs digs it up. "HE WAS NUMBER ONE! "

My family and I have a ton of inside jokes about this episode like, "he just wants the hat back", and "floating shopping list." Should definitely be in the top 5.

I love the floating shopping list scene and the graveyard scene (Here Lies Squidward's Hopes and Dreams).

Really Creative Episode - rjbarg042

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68 Skill Crane

Skill Crane to me is a memorable episode just in general

Skill Crane is an extremely memorable episode in addiion to its originality. People never really talk about it but to me it is one of the greats.

A takeoff of The Twilight Zone episode "The Fever." Very well done,

Love this episode really unique but no one ever mentions it 😕

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69 Plankton's Army

My favorite part is when Mr. Krabs flush plankton down the toilet. Cruse you Krabs!

Sheldon is a funny name. Just ask Karen

Mr crabs. Curse you plankton and your ability to form a working human ear!

EXCELLENT - rjbarg042

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70 Pressure

Hey! You can't eat my friends you rats with wings ha I love this episode

Do we have to wear pickle jars?

Sandy is a girl?

This episode. I don't know what makes it my favorite, but it just seems so love able.

This is an awesome episode! Patricks like sandy's a girl! Laugh out loud

An OK But Really Funny Episode But Spongebob And His Friends Are Mean To Sandy - rjbarg042

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71 Mimic Madness

This is my favorite episode, and for good reasons. It had classic and hilarious jokes and moments, such as SpongeBob mocking the French narrator, his friends mocking him, and THE SONG IS AMAZING! I personally think this episode is TOTALLY underrated. This episode deserves to be #1.

This episode is basically "Face Freeze" done right

I like the song in this epsoide that's my favorite part - Spongebobipod

72 Squilliam Returns

This is my favorite episode, right above Band Geeks. I love this episode because it has an interesting plot that moves along at a very smooth pace, and it also features Squilliam Fancyson. Squilliam is quite possibly my favorite minor character in the series. He may be a jerk, but he is such a likeable jerk because of the clever and funny ways he insults Squidward. But, it was also awesome that Squidward looked more successful than Squilliam, even if just for a while. This episode is also one of the funniest episodes and has some of the greatest quotes in the series. Like,

"May I take your order, may I take your hat sir? "

"I cleaned the bathrooms on the Gourmet. I was the head chef on the S.S. diarrhea"

"Squidward Tentacles has the fanciest restaurant in Bikini Bottom, and he does not suck eggs."

"Would you like some cheese on that sir? "

Overall, this is an amazing episode

This one is a classic. Can't go wrong with it... No I cleaned bathrooms on the gourmet. I was the head chef on the SS Diarrhea.

"come on Squidward just imagine he is in his underwear... Oh no he's hot! "

Good With Plot Twists But Also Has The Ren And Stimpy Feel Too - rjbarg042

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73 Krab Borg

Quirky fun. Love the lines like: Let's get that poop, Our World!. Sponge and Squid teaming up and Krabs yelling your crazy. Love the electronic tune.

He didn't laugh... because he couldn't laugh... because he's (gasp) A ROBOT

This is probably the king of underrated episodes. It somehow never gets the attention it deserves.

I enjoy this episode very much, I AM NOT A ROBOT! - BlueSheepYT

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74 Tea at the Treedome

"When in doubt, pinky out". Come on guys. This is hilarious!


The pinky rule is dumb, but this episode is great. It is the episode that made Sandy born. This should at least be in the top ten.

Brilliance in the form of Spongebob Squarepants - Gangem

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75 Hello Bikini Bottom!

Never Give Up is the best SpongeBob song.

Mediocre And Stupid Coming From Your Average Season 8 Episode - rjbarg042

I liked the song but the episode was kind of boring


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76 Arrgh!

A very underrated episode, but one with a lot of great one-liners. I love when Mr. Krabs hires and fires Patrick, as well as the angelic chorus singing "Plastic! ".

I love this pirate-themed episode.

I love this episode so much! Has a lot of funny lines. Shocked it's so far down the list

"Rev up those fryers! Cause I am sure hungry for one- help, help! MY LEG! "
"Can't you see we're closed? " - SAXO

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77 The Paper

The reason this episode is so great is because of its simplicity I can't believe I had to put this
On the list myself

The Paper was along with one of the "holiday episodes" in which, this episode is very rare to watch.

Let's give this episode some help I mean this episode is shown about 4 times every year and when it is it cracks me up.

Another Good Episode Even With It's Flaws - rjbarg042

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78 New Student Starfish

This is my favorite episode because Patrick went to the boating school with SpongeBob. (The funny part will come in a minute) First SpongeBob gets ready for boating school then Patrick goes to the front door. SpongeBob then tells him that he has boating school. Then Patrick tells him that he wanted to go. And here's the funny part, mrs. Puff wanted Patrick to tell the class his name and instead of saying his name, he didn't really know what she was talking about, so he just said "24! " That, people is exactly why my favorite number is 24. It may sound ridiculous, but I happen to like it so don't be giving me no flak! -

Can't believe this one isn't in the top ten. My favorite one liner is from this episode when patrick enrolls in boating school with spongebob, Mrs puff asks what patrick's name is, patrick leans over and says to spongebob "Who's the fat kid talking to? " None of the newer episodes are funny by the way

Well I would hate you even if I didn't hate you that's how much I hate you.

It has to be MUCH higher - BlueSheepYT

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79 Friend or Foe

One of the best season 5 episodes. - Spongebob-129

So, apparently, Mr Krabs and plankton were friends. And I'm pretty sure they won't ever be friends again after one coarse meal. The story is nice though. - Antwon

It's adorable! I love it. I realized thAt it was Plankton who actually made the krabby party when he slammed the door and the ingredients came into the meat. Plankton accidentally did the work and Mr.Krabs knew and stole the credit. So cruel! I want them to go back as friends. They are so cute together (as friends not a couple. Karen and plankton are the cutest couple ever ). Speaking of Karen I want to see her young.

Super DUPER Great We Find Out Krabs And Plankton In The Past - rjbarg042

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80 Drive Thru


That's my favorite part, and the best part in the show. This needs to be higher, like in the Top 50!

It should be lower, there's some episodes which deserves that place more, like Your Shoes Untied, Fear Of a Krabby patty, Nature Pants etc

This Is A REALLY STUPID Episode The Characters Are Jerks, The Ending Was Awful, And The Plot Was Not Good Either - rjbarg042

No he wasnt

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