SpongeBob SquarePants - Season 3

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Episode Guide

  • SpongeBob Meets the Strangler:
    SpongeBob goes on his early litter patrol when he catches The Strangler. After he calls the police, The Strangler (disguised with a fake mustache) decides to be SpongeBob's bodyguard. After three parties at SpongeBob's house, The Strangler tries to strangle SpongeBob, but never gets the chance to be alone.

    Pranks A Lot:
    SpongeBob and Patrick buy a prank called Invisible Spray. After taunting each other with the spray, they run out and decide to haunt Bikini Bottom while being invisible, preferably being ghosts. But with their last victim Mr. Krab, he washes them out with water and exposes them nude (they took their clothes off because the spray stains clothes) to the whole Krusty Krab, embarrassing them.moreless
  • 4/3/04
    9.2
    Krabby Land:
    The first day of summer lures Mr. Krabs into making a childrens theme park, which doesn't turn out the way he thinks it should.

    The Camping Episode:
    SpongeBob and Patrick decide to go camping for the weekend, they camp out in the backyard. Squidward lures a sea bear to the campsite by doing stuff that would allure a sea bear.moreless
  • 3/5/04
    7.4
    SpongeBob, Patrick, and Squidward's long ago ancestors, SpongeGar, Pattar, and Squagg, discover fire.
  • 1/19/04
    9.2
    Plankton's Army: It's the 25th anniversary of Plankton's first attempt to steal the Krabby Patty Secret Formula, and Plankton is lurking around for another attempt, his relatives.

    Missing Identity: While at a diner, SpongeBob tells the story of when he lost his name tag (identity) and searched for it all day.
  • 10/4/03
    9.0
    Born Again Krabs:
    Spongebob finds a rotten Krabby Patty under the grill, and Mr. Krabs says that it still tastes good. After he gets out of the hospital, he says he'll never be cheap again, but doesn't realize that he's not dreaming when his credit card bill is $10,000.

    I Had An Accident:
    SpongeBob, Sandy, and Patrick are playing sandboard. Then, SpongeBob gets an accident. SpongeBob fears getting hurt in the wild outside world, so he decides to stay indoors forever.moreless
  • SpongeBob wants to fly so he tries his best to make an invention that allows him to fly. When all of them fail, people start to think that SpongeBob is crazy until SpongeBob puts a hair dryer his pants. The hot air in his pants allows him to fly! But then, people start asking SpongeBob to do things for them, stopping him from flying with the jellyfish.moreless
  • The Great Snail Race: When Squidward gets a purebred snail named Snelle, SpongeBob challenges him in the great snail race. SpongeBob trains Gary very hard to beat Squidward and Snelle. Patrick has a "snail" of his own for the race, which is a rock. At the snail race, Gary is in bad shape and SpongeBob hollers at Gary to get up, while Snelle heads straight to the finish line. Right when Snelle is a small step to the finish line, she turns back and makes friends with Gary, while Patrick's rock wins by a longshot.
    Mid-Life Crustacean: When Mr. Krabs feels like an aging old man, he tries to feel young again, so he comes with SpongeBob and Patrick for a night on the town. It turns out that the stops Mr. Krabs, SpongeBob, and Patrick go to are lame. Then, they go on a panty raid, but the house they strike at turns out to be Mama Krabs' house, and Krabs' mother sends Mr. Krabs to his room (well, at least he feels like a kid again and learning what it is like).moreless
  • 9/20/02
    8.9
    New Student Starfish:
    Patrick gets bored everyday when SpongeBob goes to boating school. So SpongeBob insists that Patrick could join him. But what happens when Patrick makes SpongeBob lose a Noodle Student Star?

    Clams:
    In celebration for Mr. Krabs' one millionth dollar, he takes Squidward and SpongeBob on a fishing trip. But a giant clam snatches Mr. Krabs' precious dollar. How will he get it back?moreless
  • 9/6/02
    9.3
    Graveyard Shift: Squidward and SpongeBob are forced to work 24 hours a day by Mr. Krabs, so that he can get more money. Squidward soon gets bored, and tells SpongeBob a scary story to have some fun with him. After getting scared, SpongeBob is told by Squidward that the story isn't real. However, once Squidward and SpongeBob are alone, Squidward's story starts to take place right before their eyes! Krusty Love: Mr. Krabs spies Mrs. Puff at the Krusty Krab and falls in love with her. She agrees to go on a date with him. They have a great time, but Mr. Krabs spends way too much money on the date. Mr. Krabs wants SpongeBob to keep track of his money on the next date.moreless
  • 7/12/02
    8.9
    Club SpongeBob:
    SpongeBob and Patrick's club is too small for Squidward... literally. But Squidward forces his way in, "propelling" the clubhouse into the middle of nowhere.

    My Pretty Seahorse:
    It's spring in Bikini Bottom and SpongeBob finds a wild seahorse and decides to keep her. He names her Mystery and he keeps on confining her into small, cramped spaces, so she becomes unhappy. Mr. Krabs convinces SpongeBob that releasing her is the right thing to do.moreless
  • Chocolate With Nuts: SpongeBob and Patrick decide to become rich entrepreneurs by selling chocolate bars door to door. But instead of making money, they lose money. Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy V: After being treated too much like a child by everyone, Barnacle Boy quits being a superhero and decides to be a supervillain and joins Man Ray and The Dirty Bubble. The three form the group "EVIL," which stands for "Every Villain Is Lemons." While Patrick, SpongeBob, Sandy, and Squidward become superheroes and form the group "I.J.L.S.A.," which stands for "International Justice League of Super Acquaintances," to prevent "EVIL" from committing crimes.moreless
  • SpongeBob buys a "Throw The Best Party Ever" kit and invites all 177 of his closest friends to a house party. But then he accidentally locks himself out of his house during the party. When he tries to get back in, the cops think he's a burglar trying to break. He spends all night in the Police Station and misses his big party. Patchy the Pirate hosts this episode, as well as his own house party.moreless
  • Wet Painters: Mr. Krabs has SpongeBob and Patrick paint the inside of his house, with a strict rule not to get paint on anything besides the wall because the paint is permanent. But they accidentally spill paint on Mr. Krabs' first dollar.

    Krusty Krab Training Video: This episode is a training video for new employees of the Krusty Krab. The video goes over the basics of being an employee, such as: good hygiene, clean work area, being a good employee, and dealing with the customer. And, of course, the unforgettable POOP session.moreless
  • 3/29/02
    9.0
    Krab Borg:
    After watching a horror movie, the next day at work SpongeBob thinks that Mr. Krabs is a robot. SpongeBob soon convinces Squidward that Mr. Krabs is a robot, and the two think that robots are going to take over the entire sea. Then they both question Mr. Krabs, and try to make him admit that he is a robot. Finally they realize the truth, which is just how the movie ended.
    Rock-A-Bye Bivalve:
    SpongeBob and Patrick find an abandoned clam and decide to take care of it. But they don't realize the responsibility they are giving themselves (mostly Patrick, who won't help SpongeBob).moreless
  • The Algae's Always Greener: Plankton invents a machine enabling him to switch lives with Mr. Krabs. He then finds out that Mr. Krab's life isn't as good as it seems. Sponge Guard on Duty: SpongeBob volunteers for a life-guard job, despite the fact that he can't swim.
  • No Weenies Allowed: Sandy and Spongebob line up at the Salty Spitoon, the toughest club in Bikini Bottom. Sandy gets in, but Spongebob gets kicked out since the club is too tough for him. Spongebob must find a way to sneak into the club. Squilliam Returns: Squidward's old school rival, Squilliam, returns to Bikini Bottom to brag to Squidward. Squidward tells Squilliam that he owns a five star restaurant to get him to stop. Squidward must get Spongebob to turn the Krusty Krab into a fancy restaurant before Squilliam arrives.moreless
  • As Seen on TV: Mr. Krabs has Squidward direct a commercial for the Krusty Krab. When he finds out how much money Squidward is using, he decides to direct it himself. SpongeBob has a small (and I do mean small) role in the commercial. After the commercial airs (at 3:28am), SpongeBob thinks he is now famous and his ego gets twice as big.

    Can You Spare a Dime?: Squidward quits his job because Mr. Krabs accuses him of stealing his first dime he ever made. Squidward ends up on the street only to find himself being waited on hand and foot by SpongeBob because he feels sorry him. But after a while SpongeBob becomes aggravated by the fact that Squidward has not yet began to look for a job.moreless
  • 3/1/02
    9.3
    Nasty Patty:
    A health inspector shows up at the Krusty Krab, and while he is there, SpongeBob and Mr. Krabs see the news about a guy passing himself off as a health inspector to get free food. Mr. Krabs is so mad he and SpongeBob make a Krabby Patty made with a bunch of nasty things. After it is served to the inspector he chokes on a fly and the two think he died from the patty. They later find out that he was a real health inspector, and that the other one was caught. Now, what will SpongeBob and Mr. Krabs do with the dead health inspector?

    Idiot Box:
    SpongeBob and Patrick buy a big screen TV, just so they can use the box using imagination, while Squidward refuses to believe that they are using their imagination inside the box on account of all the noise they are making.moreless
  • 2/22/02
    9.2
    Snowball Effect: Old man winter just brought Bikini Bottom a blanket of snow. SpongeBob and Patrick have a snowball fight, which is constantly annoying Squidward. So he claims that snowball fights are for immature children. But he thinks watching their brains come out would be fun, but then Patrick and SpongeBob signed a peace treaty. Squidward is trying to continue the war, but then he fails. After a while, SpongeBob and Patrick are now fighting Squidward, who makes a fort of his own, which is under his old coral tree! One Krabs Trash: Mr. Krabs opens up a "yard" sale, where SpongeBob buys a hat that was worth $1,000,000! He plans to get it back, but SpongeBob doesn't want to. So he tries to scare him with a paper ghost, but SpongeBob gave the hat to its "dead" owner. As Mr. Krabs went to the graveyard, he battle lots of dead people to get his hat, but it was actually worthless!moreless
  • Welcome to the Chum Bucket:
    SpongeBob must work for Plankton after a card game between Krabs and the evil green bean. With nothing else to do, he must deal with working in a new frycooking fashion.

    Frankendoodle:
    SpongeBob and Patrick find a magic pencil. When SpongeBob draws himself, it comes to life and causes chaos around Bikini Bottom. So now SpongeBob and Patrick must erase it before things go terribly bad.moreless
  • Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy IV:
    Mermaid Man drops his belt and SpongeBob finds it and tries to return it. But then a little mishap happens. He has shrunken all of Bikini Bottom, including Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy. And then he shrinks himself and shrinks Bikini Bottom, and then Plankton comes back and is bigger than everybody.

    Doing Time:
    Mrs. Puff is driving with SpongeBob once again. SpongeBob slams into a shipment of juice to the senior home. The cops arrest Mrs. Puff, thinking she did it. After this, Patrick and SpongeBob go to great lengths to try to break her out of jail.moreless