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Filthy SpongeBob SquarePants Jokes You Didn't Get As A Kid

List RulesVote up the jokes in SquarePants so dirty, you want to clean up with a sponge.

Taking a look at this list of dirty jokes on Spongebob SquarePants, it’s clear the writers and animators aren’t afraid to include some funny lines and moments for the grown folks who might be watching. It’s no secret mature jokes sneak into children's shows, but SpongeBob SquarePants routinely sets a new standard for wink-wink nudge-nudge adult humor.

Here they are in all their inappropriate glory: the adult jokes on SpongeBob SquarePants that went right over our innocent, little heads as a kid. Vote up the funniest inappropriate SpongeBob jokes, and if you're a real fan, be sure to cast your vote in our list of the funniest SpongeBob episodes.


  • 1

    A Totally Visible Fish Phallus

    This isn't even a subtle joke; it's just straight-up visual inappropriateness. A fish's genitals are on full display. Maybe the animators assumed nobody would be looking, but nothing gets past the Internet. Some naysayer may claim it's just his bellybutton, but then why would it be so low?

    Did you miss this as a kid?
  • 2

    The French Tickler Joke

    SpongeBob once had character named "The Tickler" who happened to be French. That seems innocent enough, until you hit Google and realize a "French tickler" is, perhaps unsurprisingly, a highly inappropriate sex term.

     According to a helpful Urban Dictionary definition, a French tickler is a "sexual device in the form of a type of condom containing a massaging accessory at the tip."

    Did you miss this as a kid?
  • 3

    Squidward's Unsubtle Weiner Joke

    In an episode where Mr. Krabs decides to sell hot dogs at the Krusty Krab, Squidward says he hopes Mr. Krabs's "whole wiener thing” will “blow right up in his face." It doesn’t take a particularly dirty mind to interpret this inappropriately, just one that’s been exposed to the adult world.

    Did you miss this as a kid?
  • 4

    The Joke About “Insertion”

    In one episode, SpongeBob is instructed to be "assertive," to which he responds by sticking his finger in and out of a pocket in a perfectly juvenile visual intercourse gag that only really registers for viewers over, say, 11 years old.

    Did you miss this as a kid?