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AMX's Top 20 Worst SpongeBob Episodes by AMX-269 AMX's Top 20 Worst SpongeBob Episodes by AMX-269
May 2015 Edit: I've gotten a lot of comments asking me why "One Coarse Meal" and "A Pal for Gary" aren't on my list, so I thought I should clear those little details up. Believe me, I'm aware of how awful those episodes in particular are. I don't think there's a person on this planet who can actually say that they like those episodes; I'm not trying to downplay how bad and offensive they are. But that's sort of the problem, so to speak. Everyone already knows that these episodes are bad, and there have been other reviewers out there who have explained exactly why these episodes are so bad. there anything else I can really explain about them? Plus, for whatever reason, while some people get enraged by these episodes, I'm mostly just indifferent to them. Most of my picks are on the list because they offend me one way or another. Granted, I've noticed that some of my other preferences regarding the show seem to differ from the majority as well; namely, I've never seen anything wrong with the episode "The Card," and yet a lot of other reviews I've seen for it are negative. So, I guess what I'm saying is that I'm aware that "A Pal for Gary" and "One Coarse Meal" are bad, but they don't infuriate me enough to put them on this list.

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20) "SpongeHenge" & "Growth Spout" (tie)
Okay, I know this is kind of cheating, but the reason both of these episodes are #20 is because they suffer from the same problem: there's no plot. Seriously, all "SpongeHenge" is about is a large windstorm wreaking havoc on Bikini Bottom, and "Growth Spout" is about Mr. Krabs going around stealing food because Pearl is having a very graphic growth spurt. Seriously, that's pretty much all that happens. Neither episode has a satisfying resolution; heck, neither of them barely have a conflict. "Growth Spout" gets a few extra points for having a resolution that was painfully obvious from the beginning: Mr. Krabs owns a restaurant. But did he use any of the resources he had from his business? Noooo...

19) "Enemy-In-Law" and "Karen 2.0" (tie)
Yes, another twofer. But once again, it's because both these episodes teach the same horrible lesson: it's okay to throw out your wife as soon as you find someone more attractive. Seriously, Plankton is clearly more than eager to blow off Karen to woo his new love interests (Mrs. Krabs and Karen 2, respectively). I'm not even going to get into how strange it would be if Plankton really had become Mr. Krabs' stepdad; aren't they supposed to be the same age? I was pleased when after literally getting thrown off like trash, Karen declared she never wanted to see Plankton again...only for her to go right back to him at the end of the episode. Seriously, the only thing separating Karen from Betty Broderick (look her up) is that Karen only kills the new Karen, not Plankton. I've seen some reviewers justify at least "Enemy-In-Law" by pointing out that Plankton gets his comeuppance from both Mrs. Krabs and Karen. But that still doesn't change the fact that if Plankton really loved his wife (yes, she's a computer, but she's also his wife), he never would have gone after another woman in the first place.

18) "The Play's the Thing"
Like most SpongeBob critics, I'm not too pleased about all the unnecessary abuse that's always poured onto Squidward. Sure, he's definitely delusional about his supposed talents sometimes, but a lot of the time it's just abuse for the sake of Schadenfreude. This episode is no exception. I mean, yes, Squidward's play was just him angsting about how "horrible" his life is, but on the other hand...nobody was showing him any respect whatsoever. At least Squidward knows a little bit about plays; SpongeBob and Krabs clearly don't ("singy-eaty time"? Seriously?). Most likely, it's the fault of the venue; the Krusty Krab is no place to try and have a serious play. If he had performed it on an actual stage, maybe things would have gone better. But all that happens is the customers end up pelting Squidward and SpongeBob (incited by Patrick, no less), and Krabs charges the customers for it. Like I said, Squidward's play probably wasn't the best, but everyone could have at least humored him a little.

17) "Accidents Will Happen"
This episode is on the list because there's no sympathy to be found with anyone. Yes, it was bad that Squidward lied so he could get special treatment...but when you take into account how Krabs treats his employees, especially is later seasons, and you actually find yourself rooting for Squidward throughout the episode. But then, at the end of the episode, the magically appearing security camera (which was "borrowed" from the airport by Krabs) ruined everything, and then Krabs makes Squidward do all the things the latter made the former do while Squidward was hurt. The fact that Krabs would have owed only $1.00 didn't help matters. But that's not where Krabs was at his most pathetic. Oh, no; not by a long shot.

16) "The Good Krabby Name"
The main plot of this episode is that Krabs wants SpongeBob to advertise the Krusty Krab because a full 2% of Bikini Bottom has never eaten there. Hey Krabs, you still have your World's Smallest Violin? I wanna play a song for you. But Hoo. So not everybody likes Krabby Patties. It's not like Krabs doesn't have any serious competition...usually. Combine this really stupid reason with Patrick forgetting the Krusty Krab's name and a really blatant example of not keeping track of character color schemes (a fish literally changes colors in the middle of a scene), and you've got one train wreck of an episode.

15) "Mr. Krabs Takes a Vacation"
Also known as "HEY! DID YOU KNOW MR. KRABS HAS A MONEY FETISH? BECAUSE HE DOES! SEE? HE'S LITERALLY GUSHING OVER MONEY AS MUCH AS HE CAN WITHOUT US ACTUALLY SHOWING HIM HAVING SEX WITH IT. 'CAUSE THAT WOULD BE STUPID! DID WE MENTION THAT MR. KRABS HAS A MONEY FETISH?" But seriously, that's not the only problem with this episode. First of all, why would Mr. Krabs want SpongeBob to come along on a family vacation? Because there would be no point to the episode if the show's main character isn't in it? Second, who goes to a money mint for a vacation? Well, Mr. Krabs, obviously, but...what sane person does? Third...we never saw SpongeBob's kidneys explode, since he clearly had to go to the bathroom, and that was suddenly just forgotten about. Pearl was right: worst. Vacation. Ever.

14) "Restraining SpongeBob"
Oh look, more Squidward abuse! As if pelting him with garbage wasn't enough, let's just fry him into a nugget and have a fish bite into him! That's hilarious, isn't it? Admittedly, that was sort of Squidward's fault, since he wasn't paying attention with the grill, but it started because SpongeBob was making annoying sounds. And of course, even though Squidward finally gets SpongeBob to stay away from him, all of a sudden Patrick is following him everywhere and somehow acting even dumber than he usually does. Like I said before, Schadenfreude for the sake of it.

13) "The Slumber Party"
I don't like this episode, but not for the reasons other people don't like it. I have seen so many reviews of this episode claiming that Pearl was acting like a brat at the beginning, and she deserved to have her slumber party ruined. But really, Krabs brought everything on himself. Right from the beginning, he refuses to follow Pearl's simple request of staying up in his room for the night, then tries to give her crackers and tap water for snacks, and pays her in ketchup. When Pearl finally gets fed up and locks him out, Krabs goes and begins taking over SpongeBob's house because he's so paranoid Pearl and her friends will wreck his house. Krabs ends up sending SpongeBob repeatedly to spy on the girls; the only kind of damage the girls do is in retaliation for the spying. Finally, when SpongeBob really does end up trashing Krabs' house (the only person to do so), Krabs tries to blame Pearl for it! It gets even more moronic when you figure that Krabs hadn't wanted any boys at Pearl's party in the first place, and yet he sent a boy to infiltrate the party! When you take all this into account, Pearl had every right to be angry with her dad.

12) "SpongeBob's Last Stand"
This is a bad episode, mostly because the townspeople's motivations for the highway make absolutely no sense. Heck, even Krabs was dumb enough to vote for the highway, even though it would spell disaster for the Krusty Krab. And what the crud was all the hate for SpongeBob and Patrick protesting about the highway? Did the townspeople hate jellyfish so much that they wanted to destroy the jellyfish habitat? Plus, the "green" message is pretty heavy-handed; yes, a highway probably isn't the best thing for a field, but it wouldn't just disintegrate like that. And then, of course, there's the infamous "Sandy Squirrel" line. Seriously, these writers have no idea what they're doing anymore, are they?

11) "Someone's in the Kitchen with Sandy"
It's not so much the idiotic plot that makes this episode so bad; instead, it's on the list because of how the other Bikini Bottom citizens treated Sandy when she was looking for her fur. They all call her names like "nudist ferret" and throw things at her, even though she's still wearing her bikini. You know, the thing a lot of the female fish wear without any complaints whatsoever? It doesn't seem to be about how Sandy's a girl; it seems to be more that it's because she's a squirrel in a town full of fish. So...the moral is it's okay to harass and be hostile towards someone just because they're different than you? And of course, in the end, Sandy is arrested for public nudity while still in said a town where an octopus is allowed to not wear pants. So it's discrimination and double standards. And this is all perfectly acceptable, kids!

10) "You Don't Know Sponge"
This episode is bad not because of Patrick's behavior; it's because of SpongeBob's. Seriously SB, did you honestly think Patrick, someone who can't even figure out hide-and-seek, is going to do well at a best friends quiz? But what really gets this episode on the "you-know-what list" is SpongeBob's behavior throughout the rest of the episode; he flip-flops from despair to extreme envy over Patrick hanging out with others in a manner of minutes. So SpongeBob has absolutely no other friends besides Patrick to hang out with; right. And quite honestly, considering how many times Patrick has hurt SpongeBob more than helped him, SpongeBob really should go find another friend. Not that that will ever really happen, of course.

9) "InSpongeiac"
This is where the episodes stop being just really dumb and instead offend me on a stronger moral level. Yes, SpongeBob has gotten a lot more annoying in recent years. Yes, even his diehard fans wish he would go away. But even so, he did nothing, absolutely nothing, to deserve the treatment he got in this episode. And all because he put a centimeter or whatever too much mustard on the Krabby Patties, meaning Krabs will be broke in 100 odd years. Better get that violin out again. And just because SpongeBob went to bed two minutes late the night before, Krabs ends up convincing the poor boy that he's an insomniac. Long story short, SpongeBob ends up getting hopped up on coffee (thanks to his "best friend," Patrick), has a terrible night's sleep, and gets reprimanded by Krabs anyway. And then Krabs deliberately makes SpongeBob cry because his tears are the right amount of mustard, while Squidward looks on and says "Best day at work ever." What?! Yeah, I'm sure some didn't mind seeing SpongeBob get some comeuppance for his more annoying traits over the years...but what he went through in this episode was still completely uncalled for.

8) "Demolition Doofus"
I think we all know why this episode is on the list. Yes, Mrs. Puff has had to deal with SpongeBob time and time again over the years, but that's still no excuse to strip away all her character and turn her into a one-dimensional villain. All it took was one little line to make me lose any respect I had left for Mrs. Puff: "Why are you still alive?" Seriously, how did it come to this? At least in the beginning, SpongeBob had legitimate reasons for not being able to pass his boating test. But now...let's face it, he's never going to pass that test, whether because of his own incompetence, or simply because of status quo. Either way, Mrs. Puff's character has been trampled beyond recognition; the blowfish abuse needs to stop.

7) "Squid's Visit"
It's official: SpongeBob's a stalker. And he's gay for Squidward. Seriously, no sane person makes an exact replica of their neighbor's house, takes an item from said neighbor without permission, and then breathes creepily on the phone when they call and demand for an explanation. And SpongeBob deliberately tried to keep Squidward at his house; at one point, he says he's going to get Squidward's vacuum, but instead stays and asks Squidward if he's enjoying his visit. That is not NORMAL, people! And poor Squidward ends up with a burnt-down house because SpongeBob wouldn't let him leave. Yeah, I'm still totally rooting for the main character after that little display!

6) "Drive-Thru"
Okay, this episode still doesn't make any sense, but it's still infuriating nonetheless. First of all, Krabs' reasoning that his drive-thru "supplies" were better because they were "free" is a bad excuse; newsflash, Krabs: SpongeBob probably paid for all that stuff already, so it would be free to you, too. And then there's that scene with the cop where he basically uses his authority to not only not have to wait in line, but not have to pay for his meal. What kind of message is that; not only can you use a position of power to get what you want, legal or otherwise, but it's also okay to give and take bribes from higher-ups? Yeah, that makes sense! This episode gets even worse when you remember "Driven to Tears," where the Krusty Krab actually did have a proper drive-thru. All these characters are getting even dumber; that's the only explanation.

5) "Ditchin'"
This episode is one of those that does a terrible job trying to teach a lesson. In this case, it's "don't ditch." The problem is, even though SpongeBob does feel guilty about ditching, overall, he had a great day. But what really makes this episode bad is the cops' treatment of Dale, Sandy's badminton partner. With no evidence besides Dale having a criminal record, the cops drag him off because he was "eating his own kind" by having a package of (presumably mass-produced) gummy fish in his pocket. Yeah, that's great for kids to learn: let's harass the guy with a criminal record; he must be doing something wrong, because he's got a criminal record! Ugh...bite me, writers.

4) "Yours, Mine, and Mine"
And here's another great lesson to teach kids: you can take money from your friend's wallet, eat their food, and totally monopolize their toy as long as you insist that you're sharing. Seriously, why is SpongeBob still friends with Patrick? And after Patrick puts SpongeBob through all that crud, he has the gall to say "Have you learned nothing about sharing?"...while he's taking more money from SpongeBob's wallet. Forget SpongeBob still being friends with him; why isn't Patrick in jail?

3) "The Abrasive Side"
The problem with this episode isn't that SpongeBob is a total wimp (which he is), but that the supposed lesson of this episode is completely broken through the whole episode. SpongeBob tries to become more assertive with the abrasive side because everyone has been taking advantage of him, but instead the abrasive side starts taking over and becomes a massive jerk. He goes to Sandy for help, and Sandy says SpongeBob doesn't need to change his personality, and that he's fine the way he is. Okay, good lesson...except for the fact that Sandy is just as guilty of taking advantage of SpongeBob as anyone else in the episode. And in SpongeBob's case, he was trying to make a good change; but since Sandy told him he's fine the way he is, he's still going to let people walk all over him. But who cares? SpongeBob's not a jerk anymore! Yay! Whatever.

2) "Breath of Fresh Squidward"
This episode is one of those episodes where I distinctly remember hating it the first time I saw it. What's worse is that the plot started out interesting; Squidward getting a personality change so he's a more pleasant person could have gone a lot of different ways. Sadly, this plot train derailed rather quickly. SpongeBob getting all jealous because Squidward was excelling at work for once was bad enough, but then he had the nerve to scream at Squidward and kick the octopus out of his own party. And not one person calls SpongeBob out on this. I can distinctly remember watching this episode for the first time and being appalled by this scene in particular. And that's not getting into the asinine opening, where we find out that SpongeBob and Patrick apparently sneak into Squidward's house every morning to watch the sunrise. Great, two more Edward Cullens-in-training; just what the world needed.

Now, this is one of the most infuriating episodes of SpongeBob I've ever seen, but it's not the most infuriating. No. There is one more. Something much worse. Ladies and gentlemen, I give you...

1) "Squid Baby"
I watched this episode once. Just once. It was one time too many. This may be the most disgusting, horrifying, and insulting piece of garbage I have ever had the misfortune of seeing with my eyes. And this was before I even considered how insulting this episode is to brain-damaged people. No, this episode was gross to me because of another reason. You see, I have an irrational fear, if you will, of "man-babies"; basically, adults acting like babies. So what do we get? A full episode of Squidward being turned into a man-baby! Obviously, the writers thought they hadn't demeaned Squidward enough with all the crud they'd put him through already; all they had left was to turn him into a baby. And not just a baby; a baby's mind in an adult's body. Does. Not. GEL!!! And then, of course, Krabs expects Squidward to still work the register, and the customers don't care as long as they get their food. And as if being turned into a baby wasn't enough for poor Squidward; they just had to make him soil his diaper, too. No. No. No! Just a thousand times, no no NO NO!!! Seeing adults act like babies is not cute, and it isn't funny; it's DISTURBING AS ALL HECK. And bringing brain damage into it does not help matters.

Seriously, this show needs to die. No, wait. It died a long time ago. What they really need is to stop beating the dead horse. Psh, yeah; good luck with that.

EDIT: I just realized that I completely forgot to add one more episode to the list. And it was definitely deserving to be on this list; in the top five at least. So, as a special bonus, I give you...

Bonus) "Are You Happy Now?"
This episode is disgusting in the same way "Squid Baby" is disgusting: it tries to play a subject that is inherently not funny for laughs. Surprisingly, SpongeBob is tolerable in this episode; it's what happens to Squidward that leaves me fuming. Basically, Squidward falls into depression because he's never had a happiest memory, and then they show him holed up in his house sticking his head into an oven and hanging a rope from his rafters. Sure, it's just to take out some brownies and hang a bird/scallop cage, respectively. And's suicide jokes. These hacks of a writers seriously thought they could make jokes about suicide, and nobody was going to be offended. Well, you failed big time with that one writers. Just like man-babies and brain damage aren't funny, suicide is NOT. FLIPPIN'. FUNNY. EVER! This should never have gotten past the storyboard stage. Whoever thought this was a good idea obviously has no clue what suicide really feels like, and they had no right to put a subject like this in a show like SpongeBob Squarepants.
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Ren-Kadoogan Featured By Owner Edited 1 day ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Chuck Emoticon - FNAF - Updated:iconsaysplz: Well somebody made Patrick the bad guy.
Chuck E icon:iconsaysplz: What guy?
Chuck Emoticon - FNAF - Updated:iconsaysplz: Patrick Star, you cheesehead!
Chuck E icon:iconsaysplz: Weeelll....    
MagicSong123 Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2018
Even if you don't take any of that into account, he does pretty much break up with her before going after... you know (shudder). So it's not like he cheated on her. It's more like they have n on again off again relationship, which honestly should just be off forever in my opinion. As witg many people, I HATE PlanktonxKaren. I hate Karen in general, more than any other Songebob character. 
There are plenty of other reasons to hate this episode- mostly how Plankton's plan pretty much becomes gain the rights to the formula by becoming part of the family, when he ALREADY has a right to it, being one of the co-creators and all! (If not legally, then morally).They call the formula a family recipe, which is incorrect- and I know Friend or Foe cane after tgis episode, but that just goes to further show that this episode is pretty much wiped from canon, as they do sometimes, or at least there are 500 different strings of canon going on within this one show, which wouldn't surprise me either. 
MagicSong123 Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2018
About Enemy In Law: First, I don't really consider it canon because there's no way Plankton would really fall in love with a woman that much older than him- it's disgusting, and weird, and I just think the writers were reaching lazily for a joke and not considering Plankton's actual character, especially since in many episodes he's shiwn to love Karen. (Not that I like that either, however). 
But even without that, the episode makes it clear that either A) Karen's not really sentient and is just a program he downloaded or B) Karen IS sentient but Plankton has no way of knowing that 
Tyler730 Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2017
At least the show is getting better with Hillenburg’s return
SapphireBirchFTW2018 Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2017  Student Artist
What about House Fancy? The one where squidward GETS HIS FLIPPIN TOENAIL SCRAPED OUT WITH A SOFA LEG?
SionShow Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
That.. wasn't the best reason to put Ditchin at number 5..
Prentis-65 Featured By Owner May 10, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
ViddyGuyGames Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2016
Uh I Don't See A Pal For Gary or One Coarse Meal Anywhere
AMX-269 Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2016   Writer
There's a reason I didn't include them; check the description.
Primon4723 Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2016  Professional Traditional Artist
Who the hell wrote these crappy episodes?!
BenderTheBendingUnit Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2016
Growth Spout, enemy in law, the good krabby name, mr. krabs takes a vacation, the slumber party, the abrasive side? What's so bad about those episodes?!
SamHalls2015 Featured By Owner Edited Dec 2, 2015
I disagree with Growth Spout, Enemy In-Law, The Good Krabby Name, Mr Krabs Takes a Vacation, The Slumber Party (my favourite Season 6 episode), SpongeBob's Last Stand, Ditchin' and The Abrasive Side.
CJO1234 Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I would have put Demolition Doofus higher. It ranks as my fifth worst episode of the series, behind One Coarse Meal at #4, A Pal for Gary at #3, Pet Sitter Pat at #2, and SpongeBob, You're Fired, which is my most hated episode of the series.
BobClampettFan164 Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I disagree with Karen 2.0, Enemy In-Law, The Good Krabby Name, The Slumber Party and Spongebob's last stand.
CJO1234 Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
People seem to DESPISE SpongeHenge. I have yet to see a single review defending it. Some people say it's even worse than One Coarse Meal or A Pal for Gary.
AMX-269 Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2015   Writer
Well, I can't speak for anyone else, but my main problem with it is that it's just a waste. It was as if the writers thought they could keep us entertained by throwing a bunch of scenes loosely connected to each other into one episode. Of course, it didn't work.
CJO1234 Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
It's not a great episode mind you, but I don't think it's really worthy of such hatred, when there are so many other bad episodes.
Couragethehedgehog Featured By Owner May 25, 2015  Student General Artist
The only 2 episodes I disagree with are Restraining Spongebob and the slumber party. I found those two pretty funny. I have to agree though. Squid Baby was absolutely the worst!
BenderTheBendingUnit Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2016
You find restraining SpongeBob funny?! HOW??!!
Couragethehedgehog Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2016  Student General Artist
Well the part with squidward's allergy was funny cause he got all puffy. I wouldn't vote it the best though. Modern spongebob is horrible.
it doesnt make sense and its really forced. you have a random fish walk into the krusty krab holdin a pie like hes about to throw it. also the fried squidward scene is VERY uncomfortable to watch
Couragethehedgehog Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2016  Student General Artist
Okay I have to agree with you on that. I never thought of it like that. I mean the fry scene was one abuse and yeah the pie scene wasn't needed. I do know about the recent torture porn thing people talk about. So you do make a good point.
and theres patrick. hes used torture squidward because spongebob cant torture him 
Couragethehedgehog Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2016  Student General Artist
Yeah that makes alot of sense.
also squidward wasnt allergic to seaberries before this episode
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Carvenamber Featured By Owner May 8, 2015  Student Filmographer
Not only is Squid Baby terrible because brain-damage is not funny, it also rips off Rock-a-bye-Bivalve, which is within my top 10 best episodes.
Akus4ever Featured By Owner May 8, 2015
There isn't a single episode on your list that I think is worse than A Pal for Gary. Very surprised you didn't include it
SerenaAndRini Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2015  Student Digital Artist
I'm surprised that One Coarse Meal isn't anywhere on the list O-o
Hipsterchipster Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2015   Photographer
How the fuck did a pal for Gary one coarse meal and choir boys did not even be on the list
TheMasterTrickster Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2014  Student
What do you think of the splinter? c:
AMX-269 Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2014   Writer
My reaction to the episode isn't really as heated as some of the reactions I've seen, but yeah, overall it's a bad episode.
TheMasterTrickster Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2014  Student
Ah i see. X3 And i personally agree with it being a really bad episode, but thank god the creator is finally coming back. He got tired of seeing the crap his show turned into.
Spongey444 Featured By Owner Edited Dec 14, 2014
I like a lot of these. Some i even love. Most notably, KAREN 2.0. I think it's great.
Kittycake15 Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2014
What do you think of these episodes?
Frozen Face-Off
Good Ol' Whatshisname
To Love a Patty
Blackened Sponge
No Nose Knows
Dear Vikings
Komputer Overload
Chum Caverns
AMX-269 Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2014   Writer
Frozen Face-Off: Well, the main problem I have with this one is the fact that all the other racers aside from the main characters just disappear...unless that was all them waiting in line at the Chum Bucket near the end. Plus, this episode has Karen finally turning against Plankton, albeit briefly. Overall, it's not the best SB "special," but there are much worse.

Good Ol' Whatshisname: I guess my main problem with this episode is that I didn't like Whatzitooya (or however the crud you spell it) kept screaming at Squidward. Honestly, the ending would have been much better if it was revealed that Whatzitooya hated his name, and Squidward suggested that he go change it. Speaking of Squidward, yeah, that ending is just another slap in the face for him.

To Love a Patty: Yeah, I know that SB's supposed to be asexual, according to the creator. But...what exactly kind of asexual are we talking here? Because if it's the "not sexually interested in men or women" kind of asexual...then this episode is not only disgusting visually, but morally as well. Just because us asexuals don't necessarily want to date men or women doesn't mean we're going to start courting a sandwich!

Blackened Sponge: This episode's plot seems incredibly cliched to me. SB gives himself a black eye, makes up a story about how he got it, keeps making it more outrageous, and then he pretty much bites himself in the butt at the end. Bo-ring!

No Nose Knows: The pacing in this episode is all off. In one scene, Squidward's at home, and literally a few scenes later, he's seen at the Krusty Krab working. Meanwhile, SpongeBob is outside in one scene and suddenly in his house at the next one. At least show us how they got there! Is that too much to ask? Plus, the sudden mood whiplash between Patrick being happy about getting a new nose and him suddenly turning into stuck-up jerk sort of came out of nowhere.

Dear Vikings: This is one of those episodes that I'm so indifferent to, I don't think I've ever watched the whole thing through. Though, after seeing MoBrosStudios' review of the episode, I don't think I'm missing anything. And quite honestly, a part of me sort of wishes that this episode being nominated for an Emmy was just a really bad joke. But if this is really what they consider quality children's programming...ugh.

Komputer Overload: There's nothing really new here. All it really does is further cement my conviction that Plankton and Karen need a divorce. Badly.

Overbooked: This is another episode I don't even bother watching all the way through, probably because it's yet another cliched plot. Plus, I love how "The Angry Beavers" had to re-record a line after an episode aired just because a character said "shut up," and yet this episode was somehow able to get away with saying the name of an STD. Seriously people, what are your kids watching?

Chum Caverns: This is the only episode listed here that I really don't have a problem with. At all. Yeah, it's another Plankton episode, but at least there's a story being told that's not completely infuriating. Plus, for some reason, I like how SB says the line "Yeah baby, I've got cavern fever!"
Kittycake15 Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2014
kk. I want to give Squidward a hug, it's like he is being bullied in elementary . Here's a little more :3
Money Talks
A Friendly Game
Plankton's Good Eye
Bubble Troubles
Free Samples
Planet of the Jellyfish
AMX-269 Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2014   Writer
Money Talks: Compared to the other super-short episodes, this one is at least tolerable. Not great, but tolerable. But really, did we have to have another episode that confirms that Mr. Krabs has a money fetish? I think that was pretty clear even before the movie.

A Friendly Game: I was surprised when this episode didn't make Mr. Enter's "Patrick's a Prick episode" list, because that's exactly what Patrick was acting like in this episode. Seriously, there was really no reason for him to be egging SB on like that other than the fact that he's just a jerk nowadays. Also, I have to ask again...since when does Squidward wear dentures?

Plankton's Good Eye: This is definitely one of the more tolerable Plankton episodes. The only thing that really bothered me was that I think they wasted an opportunity here. When Plankton starts being a nicer person, Karen is angry about it. Considering the way Plankton has treated her in other episodes, I would think that Karen would be ecstatic about her husband being more considerate and wanting to do nice things for her. She actually seems to want the old, evil, jerky Plankton back. It was kind of nice to see Bubble Bass again after all this time, though.

Bubble Troubles: I'll be honest, I've never really had a problem with the infamous "oxygen tank" joke in this episode. I guess that's sort of a hit-and-miss thing. But after looking at it a little more, yeah, I can see how sadistic this episode really gets. Sandy being oxygen-deprived didn't work as a joke in "Pressure," and it doesn't work here either.

Fiasco!: This episode wasn't too bad...and then the ending happened. I've actually seen some reviewers claim that Squidward was arrested for distracting the cops when they were looking for Plankton. First of all, I highly doubt that every single policeman was working that one case. Second of all, filing a noise complaint (SB, Plankton, and Patrick were arguing loudly) is a perfectly legitimate excuse to call the cops. So when you get right down to it, Squidward was arrested for no reason other than the writers thinking that the viewers like seeing Squidward getting proverbially smacked in the face.

Free Samples: This is another one of those "not bad, but boring" episodes. At the very least, it's a Plankton episode that doesn't involve him trying to steal the formula. I guess that's something, right?

Planet of the Jellyfish: This episode is pretty solid. There's not really anything to complain about with this one.
Kittycake15 Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2014
What characters are these days of SB:
Spongebob Squarepants: A stalker who has a very uncomfortable interest in Squidward and a now antagonist.
Squidward Tentacles: A man (squid?) who is tortured for no reason (in STPs) and even attempted suicide. Squidward, you don't deserve this
Mr. Krabs: A character who also became a antagonist and is so cheap, it's almost unbearable. Seriously, he couldn't part with a DOLLAR AND EVEN A FREAKING NICKEL!!!
Sandy Cheeks: Haven't thought of it...
Plankton: Haven't thought of it...
Carvenamber Featured By Owner May 8, 2015  Student Filmographer
In modern episodes, Plankton is the only character who hasn't been flanderized. Spongebob is a stalker, Patrick is stupider than dirt, Squidward is overly abused, Mr. Krabs is way too cheap, and Sandy is too obsessed with science. Fortunately Sponge out of water fixed them all pretty well.
Kittycake15 Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2014
Here's some:
Altantis Squarepantis
Evil Spatula
Ghoul Fools
Enchanted Tiki Dreams
Glove Land R.I.P
I personally don't like Altantis Squarepantis. It used to be one of my favorites but when I saw a video that showed some reasons why Altantis Squarepantis could possibly be the WORST SB episode. Also, the suicide jokes, I believe, are because of the SB Lost episode, Squidward's Suicide.
AMX-269 Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2014   Writer
I'll admit, I used to think that "Atlantis Squarepantis" wasn't too bad either, but then I saw the reviews from both MoBrosStudios and Mr. Enter, and now I see why other people hate it so much. As for the other ones...well, the truth is I think I've finally learned my lesson and have stopped watching a lot of the newer SB episodes. So...I really don't have an opinion on any of the others.
Kittycake15 Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2014
Oh, okay. Also, have you heard about the new Spongebob Movie? I went to see Mr. Peabody and Sherman today and there was a poster about the new movie. I'll knew about the planned squeal for a while and I forgot all about it and when I saw the poster, I instantly remembered it. and are there any old episodes that made you go :excited: rvmp  at first and then you were like Facepalm ? Also, I hate the Squidward Abuse as much as the next guy. Also, I am going to say this again, but "Are You Happy Now" itself is based off the creepypasta, Squidward's Suicide, which almost forced me to stop watching SB completely!
AMX-269 Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2014   Writer
Yeah, I've heard about the new movie. But nothing I've seen has given me any motivation to want to actually see it for myself. As for the older episodes thing...well, the only one I can really recall is "Fear of a Krabby Patty." Yeah, I was excited that the show was going to keep going after the first movie, but now when I watch it, you can clearly tell that there was a decline in quality.
Kittycake15 Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2014
Actually, Fear of a Krabby Patty is a post-movie episode. It's a little easy to get it mixed up as the episode was actually very first episode of S4, aka the very first post-movie episode. One of my least favorite OSB episodes is, along with other Old Spongebob fans, I Am With Stupid, since it hinted our favorite dimwitted starfish becoming a cruel, stupid jerk...
Kittycake15 Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2014
Okay, here's a few episodes
Spongebob Squarepants VS The Big One
Not Normal
Cephalopod Lodge
Spy Buddies
Black Jack
Pest of the West
Suction Cup Symphony
Also, what season did you officially gave up on the old time and awesome SBSP ever coming and defeating the poor and lousy new Spongebob? I just wish the writers of Spongebob stop using Squidward as the target for "those" episodes. Also, what do you think of Pineapple Fever, as it makes me think of probably of the creepiest SB episode ever, Squid's Visit.
AMX-269 Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2014   Writer
SB VS The Big One: Yeah, they probably thought this one would be a hit because Johnny Depp was in it. But of course, it fell flat on its face. Plus, another instance where the commercials flat-out lied to the audience ("One of you will not return," my eye).

Not Normal: Actually, I really don't have a problem with this episode. At all. There's no unnecessary Squidward abuse, it tells a story, SB isn't too's actually pretty solid.

Cephalopod Lodge: Yeah, this episode was pretty bad to begin with, but then when I saw Mr. Enter point out that SB and Patrick were stalking Squidward for something they shouldn't even be worried about, that made it a whole lot worse.

Spy Buddies: Honestly, this isn't a terrible episode either; its story is pretty solid...except for the ending, which gets a little muddled after a while.

Black Jack: Yeah, I'm not a fan of this episode. This is one of those episodes where SB's back to his old personality, but only because it's an SB torture porn. Plus, the ending doesn't really make any sense. So...did Black Jack shrink while he was in prison, or what?

Pest of the West: I'll admit, there are definitely worse SB specials out there than this. But I wouldn't call it one of my favorites.

Suction Cup Symphony: Really, there's nothing wrong with this episode, but it got old to me really quickly. All those stupid sound effects SB and Patrick were making gets pretty old after a while.

Pineapple Fever: I think I already talked about this one in another comment, but I guess I can elaborate a little more. It became a lot worse upon the realization that Squidward was inserted into the story just so he could be tormented. It really is no wonder he's such a grump all the time, if that's what he always has to put up with.

As for what season when I gave up on the show? Well, it was probably Season 9; in particular, after I saw "Squid Baby." I don't think there's any way I can truly emphasize how disgusting and insulting that episode was to me.
Kittycake15 Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2014
I am actually being pretty honest but I like SB VS The Big One, Truth and Square, and Spongebob's Last Stand. I have absolutely NO clue why I like all three of them. Here's a few more episodes
The Clash of Triton
Choir Boys
I Heart Dancing
Krusty Krushers
Professor Squidward
Pet or Pests
Sand Castles in the Sand
I really hate how they made Spongebob's mind from a laughable stupidity to a unbearable retarded sponge. Also, I noticed the Delphox in the picture and I am wondering if you play Pokemon X or Y. I still watch Spongebob to hope one day, they stop making Squidward a target and Spongebob a creepy and stupid THING.
AMX-269 Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2014   Writer
The Clash of Triton: Yeah, this is a really bad "special." It's trying to put the sympathy with the wrong people: Neptune punished Triton for wanting to help fish, and yet we're supposed to feel sorry for Neptune just because he suddenly misses his son? And then once Triton starts attacking fish, he suddenly wins Neptune's approval. I'm sorry, why are they supposed to be the good guys again?

Choir Boys: Yeah, this is one of the more unbearable Squidward torture porns. And once again, it became even worse when I saw how Mr. Enter pointed out that SB's "captive audience" line made it seem like he was doing all that stuff to Squidward on purpose.

I Heart Dancing: Ugh, I can't stand this episode. The only good thing about it was that Squidward did get some comeuppance in the end.

Krusty Krushers: I will admit, there isn't a whole lot that's wrong with the episode, and there is some foreshadowing for the ending, which is definitely a step up. Plus, Krabs does get comeuppance in the end.

Professor Squidward: Yeah, this is a bad episode. Mostly just because there's no reason for SB and Patrick to be in college classes. You know the only reason they were there because Squidward was teaching the class.

Pet or Pests: Yeah, if this plot wasn't kind of all over the place, I might like it a little better. I actually don't mind Larry's line in this episode; I took it as a joke about us not having seen him in a while. That one gag with Mrs. Puff's doorbell went on for way too long though.

Sand Castles in the Sand: I guess you could say I'm indifferent to this episode. It's definitely not the worst SB episode around...and yet I can never really bring myself to actually want to watch it for some reason.

As for my icon, yes, I have played Pokemon X and Y. Delphox is my favorite starter; I'm a sucker for psychic types.
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WolvesSpirits223 Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2014
I personally think that one course meal was the WORST spongebob episode of all time. I really liked the first three seasons but after their big movie they kinda slacked, or made really really bad shows. One course meal made me quit spongebob forever.
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