Male Fish #1
The two fish who are in the first train seats didn't hold anything. But in the next scene, they're holding a neck rope and a head shredder.
When the female fish says "That's the worst SpongeBob costume I ever seen", she sounds like a male.
Gene Scallop refers Mr. Krabs as "Eugene A. Krabs", despite his middle initial being "H", not "A". (though that could have been what he said, it was just unclear)
After SpongeBob realizes that Squidward doesn't play with him he jumps up, pushing the big fridge out of the way. However, he was too weak to even lift his teddy bear weights.
In "The Krusty Sponge," when SpongeBob enters the Krusty Sponge, on the lower left, we see a customer eating a Spongey Patty.
In "The Krusty Sponge," when a little boy goes up to Squidward wearing the SpongeBob costume, Mr. Krabs called him a little girl.
The music heard when SpongeBob and Mini Squidward dance is part of Gioachino Rossini 's famous piece, The Thieving Magpie (La Gazza Ladra): Overture. This is a very popular song with other appeances in A Clockwork Orange, The Ren and Stimpy Show, and other TV shows and movies.
Squidward: Uh, Mr. Krabs? Uh, this is probably a bad time now.
Mr. Krabs: Uh, no.
Squidward: Well, there's a man out back and says you need to sign something.
Mr. Krabs: (worried) Okay, tell him I'll be right out.
Squidward: Got it, now precious go!
Mr. Krabs: And let's watch our language, Mr. Squidward.
(Squidward cries after the man takes Mini-Squid)
SpongeBob: What's the matter, actual-sized Squidward?
Squidward: My dreams are crushed, (then stops crying) but hey! At least I don't have to see that Mini-Squid ever again.
SpongeBob: Yeah, 'cause I have something better. (Holds out a puppet version of himself) Another me!
Squidward: Alright now, who has the Krabby Patty and who has the Krabby Patty. See...'cause...they're both...krabby.
SpongeBob: Oh, such a crazy day! What's next, a zombie invasion? (looks at the zombies) Ahhh! Zombies!
SpongeBob: Mr. Krabs! I can't find my spatula!
Mr. Krabs: I got it right here.
Fish: I ate this yellow patty, and now I feel sick.
Health Inspector: Let me try that. (chew and spits it out)
Boy: He hit me just because I wanted his autograph!
Mr. Krabs: Squidward! Heh, I'm sorry little girl. Of course you can have his autograph. For 5 bucks!
SpongeBob: I must say, I'm glad to have my job back.
Mr. Krabs: Yeah, I just hope that Squidward enjoys his new job.
Mr. Krabs: All's well that ends well.
Fish #1: Talk about no talent.
Fish #2: Maybe Squidward should get a size reduction surgery, so he'll dance better.
(Squidward sat on a chair)
Squidward: I`m actually starting to like this Mini Squidward. Doing my job for me, keeping SpongeBob busy.
Mini Squidward: Well, I guess this is it, SpongeBob old chum.
SpongeBob: Yeah, we had some good times. But, I guess it`s now time for you to move on.
Fish: Now that`s a good service. I`ll take a dozen of your finest patties. But don`t let that squid guy touch them, he might take the patties.
Fish: Bring that little fella over here, and let me give him a $300 tip!
Squidward: A $300 tip?!
Mini Squidward: Hello, Squidward.
Mini Squidward: Come on, everybody dance!
Mr. Krabs: I got a perfect man for that job.
(camera shifts to Squidward)
Squidward: OK, how am I gonna do this? (tries to pick up the spatula, but it slips and hits him in the head) OW! (falls back and pots hits his head) Mommy, is that you?
(Bikini Bottom News)
Bob: And now it's time for Bottom Feeding with Gene Scallop.
Gene: Thank you, Bob. This week, I visited...
Bob: You're welcome, Gene.
Gene: Um, this week I visited the Krusty Krab, a local burger joint that's second to none.
Mr. Krabs: Start using these patties, instead of those other ones.
Squidward: You mean to tell me you actually expect people to pay $1.98 for a rotten patty?!
Mr. Krabs: Squidward, you're right! This instant success must be scramblin' my brains. We'll make 'em $2.98!
Squidward: Mr. Krabs, don't you think you might be taking all of this a little too far?
Mr. Krabs: Get back to work, SpongeBob! I'll be in me SpongeBob if you SpongeBob me.
Squidward: Okay, and would you like any fries with that?
Customer: (to fish behind him) Hey, if I get some kelp fries, will you guys share 'em with me?
Fish #1: Do we know you?
Customer: (to Squidward) Two orders of fries, please.
Squidward: And two orders of--
Customer: I only said one order.
Squidward: I thought you said, "two."
Customer: Okay, I'll have two.
Squidward: Order up, SpongeBob!
Mr. Krabs: Squidward, you just drove away Gene Scallop! Don't you know our lives depend on his review?
Squidward: Mr. Krabs, the only thing my life depends on is going home at 6:00.
Mr. Krabs: Mr. Gene Scallop, come back!
This episode aired in a week of new episodes called "SpongeBob's New New New New New Week."
The Krusty Krab is renamed Krusty Sponge in this episode.
We learn that the Spongey Patties were actually old Krabby Patties.
Fourth time Squidward was seen naked, first time was in "The Paper," second time was in ''Bossy Boots," third time was in "Krusty Towers."
We learn that Mr. Krabs likes Mini Squidward better than Squidward because it gives him more money.
Sandy and Plankton do not appear in this episode.
Apparently Squidward thinks that Mini Squidward is stealing his job.
"Squid Wood" is available on the Season 4 Vol. 2 DVD.
In England, "Squid Wood" was aired along with "The Pink Purloiner."
"The Krusty Sponge" will be included on the Atlantis SquarePantis DVD.
The song that is played on the SpongeBob train is the SpongeBob theme song.
Patrick doesn't appear in "The Krusty Sponge."
Squid Wood: Title
The title may be an oblique reference to Ed Wood, fifties B-movie mogul, and the biograph film of the same name.
Squidward: Clarinet Song
That song Squidward played on his clarinet to impress the talent agency man sounded somewhat similar to "Bibbidi Bobbidi Boo" from Cinderella.
The channel which Gene tells about SpongeBob is called BBN, which is maybe a parody of the channel BBC.
The name of the movie Mini-Squidward mentions in a game is called 12 Angry Jellyfish. This is a parody of the movie 12 Angry Men.
Talent Agent: I'll see you at the Clammy Awards!
The Clammy Awards are a spoof of the Grammy Awards, a yearly event where they give out awards to the most talented singers.
Fish Judge: Why, I am a huge SpongeBob fan...
This is a common term for people who like SpongeBob.
Prop: (SpongeBob is holding a Krabby Patty)
This is a spoof on the Big Boy restaurants.
The appearance and name of Gene Scallop are taken from real-life movie critic, Gene Shalit. Gene Shalit works on the TODAY show in a segment called Critic's Corner.
The Krusty Krab
The Krusty Sponge is a play on the name the Krusty Krab.
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