SpongeBob SquarePants

Pre-Hibernation Week / Life of Crime

Season 2, Ep 13, Aired 5/5/01
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  • Episode Description
  • Pre-Hibernation Week: Sandy is going wild over the fact that she will have to hibernate in a week. She goes crazy and takes SpongeBob on a wild adventure doing psycho events to have a lot of fun and burn carbs in a little bit of time. Life of Crime: SpongeBob and Patrick find out that you can borrow anything without permission as long as you return it, or that's what wise Mr. Krabs says. SpongeBob and Patrick want a balloon, but neither one has any money, so they "borrow" it and it pops. They decide to run away and live like criminals, because they think they're now "thieves."moreless

  • Cast & Crew
  • Clancy Brown

    Mr. Eugene H. Krabs

  • Bill Fagerbakke

    Patrick Star

  • Tom Kenny

    SpongeBob SquarePants/Gary/Mr. SquarePants/Narrator/Various Others

  • Mary Jo Catlett

    Mrs. Puff/Mrs. SquarePants

  • Lori Alan

    Pearl Krabs

  • Fan Reviews (28)
  • Funny episodes!

    By PrettyinPink, May 07, 2013

  • da review

    By epiclaser, Dec 23, 2012

  • Sandy and SB play some dangerous games and SB and Patrick accidentally popped a balloon.

    By fsaenz0125, Dec 29, 2011

  • perfect

    By jmbsonic555, Nov 03, 2011

  • Both the episodes were pretty good but I would say that "Life of Crime" was a tad better than its first pairing in my opinion

    By tigerdude22, Jul 17, 2011

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (77)

    • Fish: I found SquareBob!
      Sandy: That's just a cereal box. Besides, he's yellow.

    • Fish: (Blast of sulfur hits him) Well…at least I still have my personality.

    • Sandy: Alpha Team, you search uptown. Gold Team searches downtown. Any questions?
      Fish: Gold Team rules!

    • SpongeBob: Got to hide. Got to hide. Home? No. Gary can't keep a secret.

    • Sandy: Hold that thought, SpongeBob! 'Cause it's time for a down-home favorite! Find the hay in the needle stack!

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    Notes (16)

    • Before Patrick says SpongeBob has "sticky fingers," they agree that Patrick had the idea to steal the ballon. But after SpongeBob eats the candy bar, that Patrick says is his, SpongeBob is told to be crazy and Patrick should have expected that after SpongeBob stole the balloon.

    • In "Life of Crime," Squidward, Sandy, Pearl, Plankton, and Mrs. Puff may haven't appeared, but they were mentioned.

    • This is the first time we see Sandy hibernating.

    • "Life of Crime" won under the letter "L" of the Atlantis SquarePantis marathon.

    • This is the first time that SpongeBob goes missing.

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    Trivia (27)

    • In "Pre-Hibernation Week", when Sandy told SpongeBob that she wanted to go "air fishing." Right after Sandy gave SpongeBob the fishing pole, and SpongeBob threw it away, the pole suddenly disappeared.

    • Sandy can be seen blowing a whistle while playing "Extreme Jacks" with SpongeBob. How can she do so with her air helmet on?

    • Scooter appears while looking in the creature's nose, but he died in "Bubble Buddy."

    • When Sandy says they have to find the hay in the needle stack, it is actually suppose to be find the needle in the hay stack.

    • On the DirectTV info, it said that SpongeBob and Patrick bought the balloon from a store, but they bought it from a stand.

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    Allusions (6)

    • The name of the giant needle Sandy and SpongeBob were on, Sea Needle, is a parody of the Space Needle.

    • SpongeBob: Your games are tearing me apart! This could be a reference to the line from Rebel Without a Cause, where Jim says, "Your words are tearing me apart!"

    • Game: Parody The game "Find the Hay in the Needlestack" is a parody of "Find a Needle in the Haystack."

    • Sandy: Get up, SpongeBob, we're going flyfishing. Sandy is obviously trying to make a pun at the hobby of flyfishing with a plane and a fishing rod.

    • Little Girl: Maybe if we sing that song [to the snowman], he'll come to life!
      The song they sung to the snowman either was the song the kids sung to Frosty in Frosty the Snowman or it was a parody of it.

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