Top 10 Reasons Why Modern SpongeBob Isn't Bad

The Top Ten

1 People just hate it for the sole reason that it's new

Actually Syran season 6 had Sand Castles In The Sand, a great episode.

It's ok. I just didn't like season 7 or season 8 that much. The rest were good.

Season 6 was the worst! NO good episodes. All were either boring or just terrible

Old doesn't mean it's the best. New SpongeBob is still good

I hated season 7 and 8, but after that it was good.

2 They hate all new episodes just because two 2010 episodes were bad

But One Coarse Meal and A Pal For Gary WERE bad and the Splinter was kind of bad too, and people are afraid more bad ones will happen.

They were still a fraction of the era, so this item is ultimately a good reason.

I don't get why people complain about these episodes and always say that they are the worst. They are both horrible but not the WORST. My worst episode is Pet Sitter Pat.

Seriously, who the hell wrote this list?!?!?!?

Chior Boys and SpongeBob You're Fired is worst then One Corse Meal, and A Pal for Gary

3 The new movie was amazing

I can definitely agree with you, though the first one is still superior in my eyes. - ArtistUnknown

True part 1 is better but part 2 is still good - icefurl

I prefer the first movie

The new movie was better than the old. The old movie, though a guilty pleasure of mine, is just a lame Finding Nemo/Pixar knockoff the time it came out. When making a T.V. show movie, you gotta go for it. "Sponge out of Water" went for it!

4 "Squid Baby" was one of the best episodes ever

It's a good episode. Well, at least to me. However, I wouldn't call it the best, especially in the series.

It's kind of stupid, but I still found it funny.

Best episodes ever? You have got to be kidding me. This weird squidward torture fetish-like episode pales in comparison to even I'm With Stupid.

Maybe it was so bad it was funny (though I've never watched it, but I don't want to)

5 It has barely changed at all, people just like to exaggerate things

I agree with this. Although some of New SpongeBob's episodes stand out verily, I find most new episodes to be enjoyable like older ones.

I agree with this!

It has changed. You can very clearly see that almost everyone in the show except Plankton, Gary and Squidward have changed and not in a good way, especially Patrick.

Oh, you're like the others...
Squidward did change, and it was for the worst. Do I have to tell you the gist of Little Yellow Book?

There was almost no suicide in old SpongeBob (The only exception was when SpongeBob strapped a bomb to himself unless Gary took a bath). Now they're treating suicide like it's hilarious, usually in episodes involving Zeus Cervas. And they're also using these: Animal abuse & neglect, paraphilia, dog consumption, disgusting humor, hypocrites, extreme jerks, making fun of people with various disabilities, and now this show is completely corrupted and unfunny as of season 6. This show now seems like a show that would be on Adult Swim or Comedy Central, and not the good kind, either.

These types of comments are the examples of exaggeration the list gave.

6 It's still better than any other monstrosity on children's networks these days

My username states the obvious, but I agree. Even Modern SpongeBob is one of the only good shows on Nickelodeon left.

I mean, yeah. It sucks now, but it's still the best thing currently airing on Nick, which shows just how bad the network is now. Avoid seasons 6-8 like the flu. But it's still better than Sanjay and Craig, Breadwinners, Fanboy and Chum Chum, Rabbids Invasion, How to Rock, Victorious, Bella and The Bulldogs, The Haunted Hathaways, The Thundermans, Bucket and Skinner's Epic Adventures, and way more Nickelodeon crap.

Yeah, about that, Phineas and Ferb and Cartoon Network’s GOLDEN age were during seasons 6 and 7!

Actually, I agree. But seasons 7-8 were not good... NOT GOOD AT ALL...

7 It still teaches great morals

So crying solves your problems and they also encouraged suicide...really?

I loved this show when I was younger, and I never, ever was taught bad examples from it because I knew it wasn't meant to be taken seriously. People on here say it's "like an Adult Swim Show". How? Have you guys ever watched Family Guy? Nothing even like SpongeBob. Way too sensitive.

Oh yeah? One Coarse meal had TWO really bad morals: "If all else fails, just kill yourself" and "Drive your rival to suicide to save your business". Or the one from A Pal for Gary: "If your pet is scared of the other pet, scold the frightened pet". Last, the one from SpongeBob, You're Fired: "Being jobless is the best thing ever"

Yes kids, when you fall in love with your favorite snack, just murder animals. And when you fail, just suicide. And when your dog/cat/bird or anything gets attacked, you blame it on your pet for no reason at all. Great morals!

8 There are some good episodes

Like one of my favorites, Not Normal

I really liked all the old and new episodes but some episode I just call bad like one course meal or the splinter also most episodes people hate I like. Like spongbob your fired, bubble buddy returns, and garys new pet

That's true. (Ie: Roller Cowards) - IcetailofWishClan

9 The fact that some people hate it so much leads real fans to believe they don't even watch it anymore

Um... Okay?

10 New Spongebob still gets nominated for Emmys

True. However, it doesn't really mean that it's good, although I do like the era. - ArtistUnknown

This doesn't make it good

Just because its nominated doesn't make it good

LOL! Modern SpongeBob still gets Emmys?! That's like saying if Justin Beiber or Nicki Minaj get awards, then they aren't bad! And yes, I know JB isn't that bad, but he is still bad! - ModernSpongeBobSucks

Seriously? You're comparing Post-Movie SpongeBob to Justin Bieber? If only you thought twice... - Jasmine21064

The Contenders

11 Stephen Hillenburg approved of modern SpongeBob episodes

I fell like Hillenburg just delivered suggestions on a good way because the bad episodes would just be WORSE by comparison

You can trash the modern episodes whatever you like but if Stephen Hillenburg TRULY hated them, they never would've existed.

You can trash the modern episodes whatever you like but if Hillenburg TRULY hated them, they never would've existed.

Hopefully it will still be good after he died

12 It's still just as hilarious

This is Paul Tibibitt that made this list, the guy that Stephen regretted putting in charge.

Like the doorbell gag from Pets or Pests!

@Disney1994 can't you detect sarcasm at all

Roller Cowards was amazing!

13 Good Animation

It's good, but not very compared to Pre-Movie. Post-Movie's animation is probably my least favorite thing about the era; it just feels too stiff, like Family Guy. However, such like It's a SpongeBob Christmas takes a new turn on animation in the series and it's amazing. Would recommend to someone who never seen it. One last thing, the animation became more fluid in the Post-Sequel era. I wished it stayed like that during the whole series, to be honest. - ArtistUnknown

I think that spongebob has graet animation. I have never seen an episode with out bad Animation

Post sequel episodes, right?

Nah, the animation got a little stiff, kind of like how Family Guy got stiff and became faster - Goatworlds

14 The Splinter is actually pretty funny

Though kinda gross, I still find at least some of its scenes to be worth a chuckle. - ArtistUnknown

It's over hated


It is. - purpleyoshi98

15 It's still the same lovable sponge

SpongeBob's not really likeable in some episodes, but some people have come to solely judge post-movie SpongeBob by said episodes. It is very annoying. He is still loveable, and his personality has improved as of Season 12. It's just too bad, you had to kill his character in seasons 5 or 6-9A.

Stop judging SpongeBob by episodes like "Squid's Visit", "A Pal for Gary", etc., because in most episodes he's actually a pretty nice guy. And in "Are You Happy Now?", SpongeBob was actually very nice and trying to help Squidward. He was very close to his pre-movie personality.

New SpongeBob is still lovable and I will not solely judge him by episodes where he acted bad!

I guess if crying over everything, torturing your neighbours and blaming the pet that’s being tortured counts as loveable, then sure.

OH MY GOD, that last part was ONE episode. Stop acting like it was like a whole season, dammit! And SpongeBob also did those first two in the Pre-Movie era.

16 Many good episodes

Plankton's Pet (a lot of people seem to like that one, and I agree, it didn't end on a Status Quo and it was actually nice to see Plankton only getting punished when he's being evil... and I think it actually made dead baby comedy work in one scene because it was made clear that the baby was Plankton and Mr. Krabs knew), Sand Castles in the Sand (besides a bit of Patrick being a jerk, the episode was pretty entertaining), and Sing a Song of Patrick (Again Patrick does steal SpongeBob's money in the beginning but the rest makes up for it).

Because say modern Spongebob sucks, well they are talking about seasons 4 - 9. Shut up people that say Spongebob season 10 sucks. Season 10 is not THAT bad.

17 It's the same SpongeBob
18 It has the old characters

They bring back the old characters

19 One Coarse Meal is a very over hated episode

Whoever posted this is episode with jokes referencing suicide and depression...and Plankton injured Krabs and SpongeBob...yeah, this is overhated...doesn't deserve any hate at all...

I really have the guts to say I, *stutters and stammers a lot* agree with this. - SoongeBill

Also, why do people forget Plankton told an old lady to kill herself in 20,000 Patties Under The Sea? Very hypocritical.

How is this a reason why it's good?

20 It has it's mindless, enjoyable moments
21 Spongebob got what was coming to him in Demolition Doofus
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