For your next SpongeBob SquarePants marathon, you can start by putting all of the best and funniest SpongeBob episodes below in the queue. Sure it'll take weeks to get through this list of SpongeBob episodes (there are literally hundreds), but at least you'll be entertained! You may be asking, who determined these were the best SpongeBob episodes? Well, you'll be happy to know that SpongeBob fans voted these as the best! With some help from Patrick...
Unfortunately, fans of SpongeBob are extremely passionate about the show and there is often debate over which episodes are the best. With so many memorable episodes of the show, and so many great quotes over so many seasons, it's hard to trust just one person's opinion of what are the top SpongeBob SquarePants episodes of all time. That's why this list exists--so you can vote for your favorites and we can find out once and for all.
This classic Nickelodeon cartoon about the denizens of Bikini Bottom makes fans out of any generation who watches, no matter what their age. "Band Geeks" and "Chimps Ahoy" are a great starting point for your to rank your favorites on this list. So what is the best SpongeBob SquarePants episode of all time? Look below and find out with this guide that shows the best moments, scenes, and videos.
Original Airing: September 7, 2001
Season 2, Episode 26
Squidward enlists the aid of SpongeBob and the rest of Bikini Bottom to form a marching band to impress Squidward's old high school rival, Squilliam Fancyson.
Original Airing: August 14, 1999
Season 1, Episode 10"Pizza Delivery" is the first segment of the fifth episode of the American animated television series SpongeBob SquarePants. The episode was written by Sherm Cohen, Aaron Springer, and ...more
Original Airing: April 3, 2004
Season 3, Episode 38SpongeBob and Patrick decide to go camping for the weekend, they camp out in the backyard. Squidward lures a sea bear to the campsite by doing stuff that would allure a sea bear.
Original Airing: September 6, 2002
Season 3, Episode 24After Mr. Krabs decides to keep the Krusty Krab open 24 hours a day in a new scheme to get money, he tells Squidward and SpongeBob to do the night shift. Squidward tells SpongeBob the story of ...more
Original Airing: June 1, 2002
Season 3, Episode 20"Chocolate with Nuts" is the 12th episode of the third season, and the 52nd overall episode of American animated television series SpongeBob SquarePants. It is written by Paul Tibbitt, ...more
Original Airing: March 1, 2002
Season 3, Episode 8SpongeBob and Patrick buy a big screen TV, just so they can use the box using imagination, while Squidward refuses to believe that they are using their imagination inside the box on account of ...more
Original Airing: May 10, 2002
Season 3, Episode 17Mr. Krabs has SpongeBob and Patrick paint the inside of his house, with a strict rule not to get paint on anything besides the wall because the paint is permanent. But they accidentally spill ...more
Original Airing: July 12, 2002
Season 3, Episode 22SpongeBob and Patrick's club is too small for Squidward... literally. But Squidward forces his way in, "propelling" the clubhouse into the middle of nowhere.
Original Airing: January 21, 2002
Season 3, Episode 4SpongeBob and Patrick find a magic pencil. When SpongeBob draws himself, it comes to life and causes chaos around Bikini Bottom. So now SpongeBob and Patrick must erase it before things go ...more
Original Airing: Sep 21 2001
Season 2, Episode 27Patrick's parents are coming over and Patrick doesn't want to look stupid, so he tells SpongeBob to be stupider than him.
Original Airing: October 5, 2001
Season 2, Episode 31Squidward takes his first bite of a Krabby Patty, and, although he tells SpongeBob he hates it, he loves it. He ends up trying to sneak one so SpongeBob won't find out he was lying.
Original Airing: May 10, 2002
Season 3, Episode 18This episode is a training video for new employees of the Krusty Krab. The video goes over the basics of being an employee, such as: good hygiene, clean work area, being a good employee, and ...more
Original Airing: March 15, 2002
Season 3, Episode 11Sandy and Spongebob line up at the Salty Spitoon, the toughest club in Bikini Bottom. Sandy gets in, but Spongebob gets kicked out since the club is too tough for him. Spongebob must find a way ...more
Original Airing: March 15, 2000
Season 1, Episode 35SpongeBob and Patrick accidentally get on the wrong bus coming out of an amusement park called Glove World, and head for a city named Rock Bottom. When they get there, Patrick gets on a bus back ...more
Original Airing: December 31, 1999
Season 1, Episode 28Squidward hides in the Krusty Krab inside a freezer, and SpongeBob and Patrick try to look for him, but he's trapped in a freezer for 2,000 years and travels through time, as he goes to the past ...more
Original Airing: September 28, 2001
Season 2, Episode 30SpongeBob's representing the Krusty Krab in the Fast Food Olympics. Representing the Chum Bucket, his challenger...Patrick!
Original Airing: July 17, 1999
Season 1, Episode 4SpongeBob opens up a bubblestand offering bubbles and lessons for 25 cents, Patrick arrives. After Squidward hears them making noise by blowing bubbles, he comes out of his house and reprimands ...more
Original Airing: Mar 09 2001
Season 2, Episode 22When a giant anchor falls onto SpongeBob's house, Squidward, SpongeBob and Patrick decide to climb the anchor, and they find the boat of the Flying Dutchman and he imprisons them.
Original Airing: December 28, 2000
Season 2, Episode 10It's employee brotherhood day and Squidward has nothing to give to SpongeBob, so he accidentally gives SpongeBob a pie bomb. Squidward spends the whole day with SpongeBob because SpongeBob only ...more
Original Airing: May 1, 1999
Season 1, Episode 1SpongeBob wants to work at the local restaurant, "The Krusty Krab," and with a little help from Patrick, is on his way. But Mr. Krabs and Squidward don't want him there. They send him ...more
Original Airing: March 5, 2001
Season 2, Episode 14
Original Airing: December 6, 2000
Season 2, Episode 9Patchy the Pirate hosts the SpongeBob Christmas Special. In this half-hour special, Patchy tells the tale of how SpongeBob SquarePants brought Christmas to Bikini Bottom.
Original Airing: February 22, 2002
Season 3, Episode 6Mr. Krabs opens up a "yard" sale, where SpongeBob buys a hat that was worth $1,000,000! He plans to get it back, but SpongeBob doesn't want to. So he tries to scare him with a paper ...more
Original Airing: September 18, 1999
Season 1, Episode 21SpongeBob tries to be friends with Plankton, whom SpongeBob thinks is only evil because he's lonely and made fun of. But Mr. Krabs doesn't believe it. He knows Plankton is evil on the inside. He ...more
Original Airing: October 12, 2001
Season 2, Episode 33After not getting their paycheck from Mr. Krabs and instead, getting a note that says they're being charged to breathe and other silly things, SpongeBob and Squidward decide to go on strike.