SpongeBob SquarePants

Born to Be Wild / Best Frenemies

Season 5, Ep 2, Aired 3/31/07
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  • Episode Description
  • Born to be Wild: A very bad motorcycle gang is coming to Bikini Bottom and SpongeBob tries to warn everyone, but at first, they won't listen. Then, everyone sees them coming and panic. Now what will they do?Best Frenemies: A new soft drink causes Mr. Krabs and Plankton to both worry about their restaurants, and they work together to find the secret of the soft drink.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Dani Michaeli

  • Clancy Brown

    Mr. Eugene H. Krabs

  • Jill Talley


  • Lori Alan

    Pearl Krabs

  • Mr. Lawrence

    Plankton/Larry the Lobster

  • Fan Reviews (24)
  • I liked the first episode a little better.

    By Disney4life, Dec 23, 2013

  • SpongeBob thinks a biker group is coming; Mr. Krabs and Plankton pair up to get rid of the Kelpsheare

    By fsaenz0125, Jul 19, 2012

  • Superb

    By jmbsonic555, Nov 03, 2011

  • "Born To Be Wild" was overall great but not the best and "Best Frenemies" was absolutely hilarious

    By tigerdude22, Jun 13, 2011

  • great

    By futuramarama, Jul 10, 2010

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (18)

    • Mr. Krabs: Come back here, you little booger!

    • SpongeBob: So, you wanna join our biker gang? Squidward: No, I do not. Patrick: How about our biker club? Squidward: No. SpongeBob: How about our biker organization? Squidward: No! I don't wanna join your biker alliance, your outfit, or your fellowship! SpongeBob: Hmm... how about our coalition?

    • Mr. Krabs: Alright, from now on, NO DRINKS FROM THE OUTSIDE ARE PERMITTED!!!!!!! (all the customers leave while sipping their kelp shakes)

    • Mr. Krabs: I bet that Plankton's behind this. (walks around to the back of the Kelp Shake store and finds Plankton) AH-HA! I knew that you were behind this!!

    • Fish: Why, they're the most ferocious, bloodthirsty biker gang under the sea. They've destroyed entire cities in an afternoon. (laughs maniacally then jumps back into the hole he was digging) SpongeBob: Bloodthirsty bikers? And they're headed straight for Bikini Bottom. I've got to warn everybody. I better take the shortcut. (as the next scene of bubbles comes up, so does SpongeBob. Bubble pops in the Krusty Krab) Mr. Krabs!

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    Notes (17)

    • Until "The Slumber Party," Pearl did not appear in any other episodes because the girl who played her was busy working on another series.

    • Sandy and Gary do not appear in this episode.

    • The bubbles that SpongeBob used as a shortcut are the bubbles that are always changing the episodes to another scene.

    • Pearl makes a cameo appearance in "Best Frenemies."

    • Plankton doesn't appear in "Born to Be Wild".

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    Trivia (18)

    • In this episode a Krabby Patty is in the safe while in other episodes the actual written formula is in the safe.

    • Goof: As the motorcycle gang circles Squidward, none of the jackets is missing an "M".

    • When the motorcycle gang first pass Squidward, two of their jackets actually say "The Mile Ones".

    • Why did Pearl talk back to Mr. Krabs? Why didn't Mr. Krabs punish her?

    • Who in the right mind would sell drinks that are made out of toxic?

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    Allusions (9)

    • The Wild One (1953) is a movie about two motorcycle gangs that take over and terrorize a town.

    • Drinks: Blood and Diet Blood This is maybe a parody of the drinks Coca-Cola and Diet Coca-Cola.

    • SpongeBob's Hat The hat SpongeBob wears looks like the duck's hat from The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy.

    • Rebel Rouser When SpongeBob and Patrick are dressing up as bikers, you can hear a part of the hit 1958 song "Rebel Rouser" by Duane Eddy.

    • Born to be Wild The title itself is the name of a Steppenwolf song of the same name.

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