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Why is season 4 so hated?

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    SandMan967

    [1]Aug 4, 2009
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    Read title.
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    terminoob

    [2]Aug 4, 2009
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    Cause it sucks?
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    NegiSpongie

    [3]Aug 4, 2009
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    I liked it.
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    Chewster17

    [4]Aug 4, 2009
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    Cause it's not loved?...

    Nah, i think it's a little better than season 5.
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    KingBoo112

    [5]Aug 4, 2009
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    Because of Good Neighbors, F-ing Funny Pants, All That Glitters(All Those Tears), Ghost Host, Chimps Ahoy!, and The Best Day Ever. All Those episodes are painful to watch, especially All That Glitters and The Best Day Ever.
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    clapmaster

    [6]Aug 4, 2009
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    Honestly I like Season 4. But when it comes in terms of rankings Seasons 1, 2, 3, and probably Season 6 are ahead of it. I'm not including Season 7 yet.

    So yeah its only better than Season 5 in my books
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    sciencegirl09

    [7]Aug 4, 2009
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    KingBoo112 wrote:
    Because of Good Neighbors, F-ing Funny Pants, All That Glitters(All Those Tears), Ghost Host, Chimps Ahoy!, and The Best Day Ever. All Those episodes are painful to watch, especially All That Glitters and The Best Day Ever.
    You hated Chimps Ahoy? Guess you don't also favor Sandy as a scientist.
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    talonmalon333

    [8]Aug 4, 2009
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    To me season 4 seemed so sloppy, and the plots rushed.
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    CF3689

    [9]Aug 4, 2009
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    talonmalon333 wrote:
    To me season 4 seemed so sloppy, and the plots rushed.

    Agreed. Although, I admit this season had its share of good eps.

    Edited on 08/04/2009 10:04am
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    SandMan967

    [10]Aug 4, 2009
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    No I'm wondering because the episodes in season 4 had really bad ratings, and I just wanted to know why, maybe bad Squidward abuse or lack of good animation, those things.
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    terminoob

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    SandMan967 wrote:
    No I'm wondering because the episodes in season 4 had really bad ratings, and I just wanted to know why, maybe bad Squidward abuse or lack of good animation, those things.


    People need to stop obsessing over Squidward abuse... It's getting annoying, and it's why SquidWood is hated...
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    Birdette

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    Season 4 was decent. Some good episodes, while the other ones really weren't notable.
    Maybe it's because people just don't like it as much as you do.
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    CF3689

    [13]Aug 4, 2009
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    terminoob wrote:
    SandMan967 wrote:
    No I'm wondering because the episodes in season 4 had really bad ratings, and I just wanted to know why, maybe bad Squidward abuse or lack of good animation, those things.
    People need to stop obsessing over Squidward abuse... It's getting annoying, and it's why SquidWood is hated...

    Agreed.

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    voltsandblood

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    Lol I think all the Squidward bashings are funny. I liked season 4, I like all the seasons in SpongeBob SquarePants.
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    Chewster17

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    sciencegirl09 wrote:
    KingBoo112 wrote:
    Because of Good Neighbors, F-ing Funny Pants, All That Glitters(All Those Tears), Ghost Host, Chimps Ahoy!, and The Best Day Ever. All Those episodes are painful to watch, especially All That Glitters and The Best Day Ever.
    You hated Chimps Ahoy? Guess you don't also favor Sandy as a scientist.
    He hates a lot of good eppies for some reason.
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    DisturbingMoose

    [16]Aug 4, 2009
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    This was right when Creator Stephen Hillenberg stepped down from his position of show runner, and handed it over to Paul Tibbit. So with this season under new management, there were some issues that needed to be worked out. After a slew of awful episodes, I think by Season 6, they have finally gotten to show back to speed.

    One of the things I noticed about the Post-Movie episodes is how the writers try to come up with more complex storylines. That is not what spongebob has ever been about. If you watch the earlier episodes, Spongebob would take a simple concept like blowing bubbles, and have fun with it for 11 minutes. Now there seems to be a more sitcom format to the show. As much as I have hated episodes such as Karate Island, (whatever the laughing episode was called), Whale of a Birthday, and the Best Day Ever, I have seen some actually really good episodes later on. (Such as The Splinter, and the Slide Whistle one) In these episodes I like how Vincent Waller (of Ren & Stimpy fame) has been brought onto the show as one of the directors, and he has brought a lot more fun animated acting to the show to really help out the show.

    I'm sorry I have begun to rample on about the show's current pros and cons, but the point I am making is that once Season 4 started, a new era of Spongebob started, and the show has never been the same. It is a different cartoon now. It is kind of like the Golden Age of Animation when there was many different interpertations of the Looney Tunes characters, with different directors, and everyone has their favorites. Some like the Bob Clampet ones, some prefer Tex Avery. This now applies to Spongebob. Some will prefer the Stephen Hillenberg years, and some will prefer the Paul Tibbit years.

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    voltsandblood

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    Well said, I still love to watch SpongeBob, even the seasons with Paul Tibbit in charge. I loved the seasons when Stephen Hillenburg was in charge too. So I guess I prefer both Stephen and Paul episodes/seasons. I still think this show is doing great.

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    whizkid777

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    Season 4...

    Had the best and worst episode in my opinion.

    Had a real mix of good and bad episodes.

    But is still very underrated.
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    sciencegirl09

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    voltsandblood wrote:

    Well said, I still love to watch SpongeBob, even the seasons with Paul Tibbit in charge. I loved the seasons when Stephen Hillenburg was in charge too. So I guess I prefer both Stephen and Paul episodes/seasons. I still think this show is doing great.

    Derek Drymon was in charge post-movie wise, too.
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    KingBoo112

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    Chewster17 wrote:
    sciencegirl09 wrote:
    KingBoo112 wrote:
    Because of Good Neighbors, F-ing Funny Pants, All That Glitters(All Those Tears), Ghost Host, Chimps Ahoy!, and The Best Day Ever. All Those episodes are painful to watch, especially All That Glitters and The Best Day Ever.
    You hated Chimps Ahoy? Guess you don't also favor Sandy as a scientist.
    He hates a lot of good eppies for some reason.
    Ehh... I just thought it was sort of boring IMO, but it did have some moments.
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