SpongeBob SquarePants

Banned in Bikini Bottom / Stanley S. SquarePants

Season 5, Ep 20, Aired 11/23/07
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  • Episode Description
  • The Battle of Bikini Bottom: SpongeBob and Patrick have a fight, because SpongeBob is clean, and Patrick is dirty. Banned in Bikini Bottom: SpongeBob's musical tribute irritates Miss Grissle Puss, causing Krabby Patties to be banned from Bikini Bottom.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Tom Kenny

    SpongeBob SquarePants/Gary/Narrator

  • Bill Fagerbakke

    Patrick Star

  • Rodger Bumpass

    Squidward Tentacles

  • Clancy Brown (I)

    Mr. Eugene H. Krabs

  • Mr. Lawrence


  • Fan Reviews (31)
  • Pieguyrulz,screw you!

    By SpongebobFanatic, Oct 14, 2014

  • Banned in Bikini Bottom was good. So why the low score?

    By Disney4life, Jul 18, 2013

  • Note: This review is only for The Battle of Bikini Bottom, the other episode was good, but The Battle of Bikini Bottom was the worst episode ever.

    By Oldnickolodeon34, Jul 06, 2014

  • Battle of Bikini Bottom lowered my score

    By PIGGYDOOM, Feb 27, 2013

  • A bad episode and a decent episode

    By fsaenz0125, Nov 20, 2012

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (23)

    • SpongeBob: You know, it's too bad. The only way to make Krabby Patties again would be if you opened a place that didn't look like a restaurant and did it secretly.
      Mr. Krabs: (running back) That's it! A secret Krusty Krab! And I know just where to open it.

    • SpongeBob: You could use a makeover, though. Ugh, look at those feet. Patrick: Why, what's wrong with them? (shows his feet are filthy)

    • SpongeBob: Aghhh!! Eww, brain juice!

    • SpongeBob: Ha! I got your nose! Patrick: Hey, give it back!

    • SpongeBob: You're a stinky, stinky sea star. I bet you could use a shot of this!! (shows deodorant spray)

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    Notes (15)

    • A clip from "The Battle of Bikini Bottom" was used in a commercial for the video game Rayman Raving Rabbids.

    • We learn that Patrick can produce a human nose.

    • Gary doesn't appear in "The Battle of Bikini Bottom."

    • As of production order, "The Battle of Bikini Bottom" is actually paired with "20,000 Patties Under the Sea" and "Banned in Bikini Bottom" is paired with "Stanley S. SquarePants."

    • Gary makes a cameo appearance in "Banned in Bikini Bottom."

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    Trivia (11)

    • In 'Banned in Bikini Bottom' when Mr. Krabs first meets Miss Gristle Puss his belt is missing, but in the next scene it's back.

    • When Plankton dials the phone, it sounds like it was dialed fast. But Plankton is too small to dial a phone. He should have dialed with his legs, which are not that fast.

    • Scooter appears in "Banned In Bikini Bottom", but he died in "Bubble Buddy."

    • SpongeBob got very angry at Patrick for putting Krabby Patties on his feet, but yet in "Krabs a la Mode," everyone in the Krusty Krab was skating with patties on their feet and SpongeBob didn't get angry then. Also, Patrick skated with Krabby Patties in "Wet Painters," but he did not get mad. Possibly, it's because they weren't used as socks.

    • If one wants to keep the sales of a banned item to the buyers a secret, why did they put a sign up for all to see?

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    Allusions (5)

    • The secret Krusty Krab opened at SpongeBob's place is a references to the speakeasies during the 1920s-30s prohibition, which sold bootlegged alchohol illegally.

    • Banned in Bikini Bottom: Plot The plot of this episode is similar to an episode of The Simpsons when beer is banned in Springfield and Homer goes around as the Beer Bandit secretly bringing beer for everyone.

    • There is a video game called SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom. However, the video game has nothing to do with this episode.

    • Sign: "KEEP IT SECRET, KEEP IT SAFE" This is a line from the first film of The Lord of the Rings trilogy.

    • Uniforms The uniforms the fish are wearing look like the uniforms the Patriots and Loyalists wore in the Revolutionary War.

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