SpongeBob SquarePants

Scaredy Pants / I Was a Teenage Gary

Season 1, Ep 13, Aired 10/28/99
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  • Episode Description
  • Scaredy Pants: Spongebob decides to try and make a real splash at Mr. Krabs' Halloween Party, so he chooses to dress as the legendary Flying Dutchman. I Was a Teenage Gary: Spongebob makes Squidward in charge of taking care of Gary. But when Squidward accidentally forgets, he and Spongebob must cure Gary before the worst happens.

  • 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

  • Dee Bradley Baker

    Various Voices

  • Fan Reviews (46)
  • Both were pretty good.

    By HashtagHeadBear, Nov 26, 2014

  • Scardy Pants was perfect but I Was a Teenage Gary was not as good.

    By Murvine_Taylor, Nov 01, 2014

  • They're both average

    By finnysohr, Aug 21, 2013

  • Scaredy Pants slightly better then I was a Teenage Gary

    By SpongebobFanatic, Sep 28, 2014

  • Scaredy Pants was superb and I Was a Teenage Gary was perfect

    By Glacierssuck, Apr 02, 2013

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (26)

    • SpongeBob: Okay, Mr. Krabs. The dishes are done. I'm leaving. Mr. Krabs: Hold on! Don't you want to hear my annual scary story? SpongeBob: No thanks, Mr. Krabs. Does it have monsters in it? Mr. Krabs: Aye, the worst monster of them all. SpongeBob: No. Is it a true story? Mr. Krabs: True as the deep blue. SpongeBob: Okay, just a little.

    • Mr. Krabs: Every year, on Halloween night, the Flying Dutchman descends onto Bikini Bottom in a pirate ship, just like this! (holds up a Krabby Patty) SpongeBob: Er, did his ship look like a Krabby Patty? Mr Krabs: As I was saying, the Flying Dutchman swoops down, and starts stealing peoples souls. (pulls the pickles out of the patty) SpongeBob: Do souls look like pickles? Mr. Krabs: Aye, as a matter of fact, they do!

    • SpongeBob: Gary, it's Patrick! I'm gonna scare him. It's my turn to be scary! (opens door) RAAARR!! Patrick: (wearing silly glasses with big nose and mustache) Hi, SpongeBob! SpongeBob: AAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHGG!!!! Patrick: ...sorry, I didn't mean to scare you.

    • This is the ending credits theme song for this episode only: Patchy the Pirate: All right, boils and ghouls, you ready? Yeah! Who lives near a graveyard under the sea SpongeBob ScaredyPants Absorbent and yellow and spooky is he SpongeBob ScaredyPants If nautical chills be something you wish SpongeBob ScaredyPants Then spread your gills out and flop like a fish SpongeBob ScaredyPants SpongeBob ScaredyPants SpongeBob ScaredyPants SpongeBob ScaredyPants SpongeBob ScaredyPants SpongeBob ScaredyPants SpongeBob ScaredyPants SpongeBob ScaredyPants SpongeBob...ScaredyPants!

    • Spongebob: What do you think? Patrick: Great! You’ll be going as my trick-or-treat bag! Spongebob: No, no, I’m the ghost of the Flying Dutchman! Patrick: Uh... something’s missing. I know! (running to the closet, he hand-saws the tree) Step into these babies, Hans. Terrifying... Spongebob: I don’t know Patrick. (doorbell rings, giggles heard) Patrick: Come on, Spongebob. It’s little kids! Little kids are easy to scare! Kids: Trick-or-treat! Spongebob: Rawr... rawr! (kids laugh at him) Kid 1: (taunting Spongebob)Look, it’s the haunted mattress! Spongebob: OK, OK. Here’s your candy. Kid 1: No, please. That was enough of a treat, thank you. (kids continue laughing)

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    Notes (25)

    • A clip of SpongeBob burping in "I Was a Teenage Gary" was used in the 2009 Kids' Choice Awards.

    • This is the first episode where Mrs. Puff appears, but her Boating School doesn't.

    • We learn that if the snail plasma is injected on a creature that isn't a snail, the creature will transform into a snail.

    • "I Was a Teenage Gary" won under the letter "I" of the Atlantis SquarePantis marathon.

    • Mrs. Puff makes a cameo appearance in "Scaredy Pants".

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    Trivia (14)

    • In "I Was a Teenage Gary", Patrick threw a shoe at Squidward, which is an insult in Islamic countries.

    • When you see the children screaming, you see a kid dressed up as pirate with the eyepatch over his left eye. When you see the children again, the children are scattered and the kid dressed up as a pirate had the patch on his right eye.

    • "I Was A Teenage Gary": Squidward looked taller than usual when he was wearing the blue bathing suit.

    • How did SpongeBob and Gary get inside the pumpkin without cutting it?

    • In "I Was a Teenage Gary", Squidward says he never wants to see another snail again, however in "The Great Snail Race", despite what he said, he adopted a snail named Snellie.

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    Allusions (3)

    • I Was a Teenage Gary's title is a reference to the film I Was a Teenage Werewolf.

    • Title: I Was A Teenage Gary The title could also be a pun on I Was A Teenage Zombie.

    • Title: I Was A Teenage Gary Reference to "I Was A Teenage Frankenstein."

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