SpongeBob SquarePants

Season 7 Episode 35

Buried in Time / Shellback Shenanigans

Aired Weekdays 5:00 PM Sep 18, 2010 on Nickelodeon



  • Trivia

    • In 50 years, how is SpongeBob alive and is the same age without air or food? He should've been dead.

    • This is the second time a "major" plot point is focused on Plankton disguising himself as someone and/or something in an attempt to steal the Krabby Patty formula, the first was "Someone's In The Kitchen With Sandy".

  • Quotes

  • Notes

    • Goof: In "Shellback Shenanigans", Gary attacks Plankton for deceiving him, but Plankton runs off unharmed and not even scratched.

    • This is the second time SpongeBob referred to himself as Gary's daddy. The first being "A Pal For Gary".

    • SpongeBob imagining everything made of chrome in the future is a reference to the episode "SB 129".

    • SpongeBob's imagination of the future: Everything as chrome with drinking fountains for short people.

      Patrick's imagination of the future: Live-action snapshots of Los Angeles, California.

      Squidward's imagination of the future: The Krusty Krab buried in the sand with squids dressed as hot dogs building a memorial museum in his honor over it.

    • This is the first time Plankton interacts with Gary.

    • This is the fourth time Plankton disguises himself to trick SpongeBob. The first being "Imitation Krabs", the second being "Someone's in the Kitchen With Sandy", and the third being "Gramma's Secret Recipe".

    • This is the third time SpongeBob tries to get Gary to take a bath. The first was "Gary Takes a Bath" and the second "Grooming Gary".

  • Allusions