SpongeBob SquarePants

Culture Shock / F.U.N. - S1-E10

Corrected entry: In "F.U.N.", The police officer gives Spongebob a big donut with a ribbon on it, but he did not bring it, so he just pulls it out of nowhere, as if the donut was waiting by itself.


Correction: That's a common gag in cartoons. Even in a future episode, Fear of a Krabby Patty, how Spongebob pulled a piano out of nowhere and Plankton questioned where it came from.

Truth or Square - S7-E13

Corrected entry: Patchy the pirate's hook changes hand from shot to shot.

Correction: It's a gag that Patchy's eyepatch and hook hand and peg leg switch sides or even disappear in some episodes. Not a mistake.

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Corrected entry: The show Spongebob Squarepants was originally made for adults.


Correction: This is just a plain lie and started as an Internet rumor. The story behind the rumor was Spongebob Square Pants was originally going to air on Adult Swim. However, Spongebob debuted on Nickelodeon in 1999 and Adult Swim wasn't even created until 2001. Additionally, creator Stephen Hillenburg already worked with Nickelodeon on a previous children's show and always wanted to continue working with Nickelodeon.


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Corrected entry: Spongebob Squarepants was originally named Spongeboy.

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Correction: While Hillenburg did draw a similar character he gave the name Spongeboy to, it was never considered for use in the show and not relevant trivia. There already existed a product using the name Spongeboy.


Jellyfishing / Plankton! - S1-E3

Corrected entry: When SpongeBob and Plankton jellyfish,SpongeBob catches a jellyfish with no spots. Then it shows the jellyfish with spots or vice-versa.

Correction: There is no such scene of SpongeBob and Plankton jellyfishing. The only time Plankton spends time with SpongeBob after being stepped on is when Plankton is controlling SpongeBob, and they don't jellyfish.


Jellyfishing / Plankton! - S1-E3

Corrected entry: In Plankton, when Plankton is taking over SpongeBob's mind, you see that he goes through the fridge with food on his head, but in the next shot, it's gone.


Correction: While the food is gone in the next shot, the shot isn't meant to be continuous. After he walks through the fridge he's in a completely different room about to step into his pants. He had plenty of time to shake the food off, or for it to fall off, between shots.


The Algae's Always Greener / Sponge Guard On Duty - S3-E7

Corrected entry: When Plankton realizes he's in the Krusty Krab, the green fish walks past the window twice.

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Correction: He only appears twice because the angle changes. When "Mr. Plankton" is looking out the window he's looking over to his far right when the green fish passes. Then the angle changes so we see straight out the window, which is to the left of the previous angle, so we see the green fish walking still.

Arrgh! / Rock Bottom - S1-E17

Corrected entry: In "Rock Bottom" when Spongebob gets to the kelp bar and whenever he puts his hand in the bus vrooms, but watch when he runs over to catch the bus, he runs right through it.

Correction: That's not what happens. It might look like it, but it's clear that as he approaches the bus, the bus takes off and then we see Spongebob finish crossing the road once the bus is gone.


Arrgh! / Rock Bottom - S1-E17

Corrected entry: In "Rock Bottom" when it shows SpongeBob with a glove on his nose, he looks out the window. In the next two scenes, it shows him again, but this time the little glove is gone.

Correction: The glove on his nose is gone when he pulls his head back into the bus, reasonable to think he lost it while his head was out the window, because it's not as if it reappears later.


Help Wanted / Reef Blowers / Tea at the Treedome - S1-E2

Corrected entry: At the beginning of "Reef Blowers", when Squidward exits his house, you can see that strangely his color is brown. But later in the episode he returns to his normal color, a light blue.

Correction: I don't see anything odd about his color, and he's certainly not brown.

Help Wanted / Reef Blowers / Tea at the Treedome - S1-E2

Corrected entry: In "Help Wanted" when Spongebob wakes up and is climbing up the diving board the number of bars greatly maximizes when it zooms out on it.

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Correction: The close up shot shows 4 rungs (bars) and the wide shot (when it zooms out), there are still 4 rungs visible.

Help Wanted / Reef Blowers / Tea at the Treedome - S1-E2

Corrected entry: In the episode "Help Wanted" when Spongebob makes Krabby Patties for the anchovies, Spongebob chops lettuce, patties, and onions for some of the buns and the buns don't have patties, tomatoes, or cheese on them. When he's done dancing, when you look at the patty buns there is no onion, but there is a patty and lettuce. Also in later episodes, the way he made those patties isn't the way he makes them now. And the way he makes them now has tomatoes and cheese on them. But this could probably be wrong due to it being a pilot episode.

Correction: First off, he's chopping lettuce, onions, and tomatoes. Not patties. Second, all the buns have patties on them. Third, just because we can't see the tomatoes and onions doesn't mean they aren't there, under the lettuce. Often (especially in drawings), lettuce will stick out from the bun edges, but tomatoes and onions usually don't. Fourth, he's making hamburgers, not cheeseburgers and we never see him pull out cheese. And finally, this was his first day on the job, and he was feeding several buses of sardines, so if he changes the way he makes them in the future, it's understandable.

You Wish ('Shanghaied') / Gary Takes A Bath - S2-E11

Corrected entry: In the beginning when SpongeBob pours the Kelpo cereal he pours it over his glass of orange juice, plate of toast, and his bowl. When he brushes the cereal away the plate, the glass, and the bowl all disappear.

Correction: That was the point of the scene, that, along with the cereal, he swept the dishes away. In fact, in one shot you can see the cereal bowl being flung away.


Grandpappy the Pirate/Cephalopod Lodge - S6-E15

Corrected entry: Spongebob says "I'll get you back in that club, and I know just how to do it". He begins walking toward Squidward's dresser and says,"Everything we need is in this drawer". Spongebob retrieves a sock from Squidward's dresser, although he should not have known that Squidward kept his socks in that specific drawer anyway.


Correction: You have to understand, SpongeBob basically stalks squidward. Sponge Bob can get in and out of his house plus he has been there many times and he has also been in his dresser before.

Squidtastic Voyage/That's No Lady - S4-E15

Corrected entry: In the one where Squidward inhales his reed and clarinet, when Spongebob and Patrick are in the lab guarding the submarine, neither of them has a helmet on.


Correction: That's because the lab is outside the dome. There wouldn't be any point in wearing a water helmet if they were outside of the dome because they would already be breathing water.

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Corrected entry: Throughout the whole series there was never a tree in Squidward's front yard. But in episodes like Christmas Who and The Snowball Effect there is a tree in the middle of Spongebob and Squidward's houses.

Correction: That could easily be a Christmas tree. It is snowing in these episodes, which most likely means it's Winter. The most well-known icon for Winter is Christmas, so the tree could have been put up for Christmas.

Culture Shock / F.U.N. - S1-E10

Corrected entry: The chum bucket is not across the road from the Krusty Krab in this episode, but in every other episode it is.

Correction: Actually, it could be. We see that the Chum Bucket is just by the edge of town, and it is seen at the edge of the screen. Although off screen, the Krusty Krab is probably right there too.

The Bully / Just One Bite - S2-E17

Corrected entry: In "Just One Bite" Squidward tell Spongebob that he has never tasted a Krabby patty. However in a previous episode "Your Shoe's Untied", Spongebob fires numerous Krabby Patties at him as he keeps tripping over his shoelaces and Squidward eats them all.

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Correction: Is has been proven several times that the order that the episodes are released in isn't the chronological order of Spongebob's life. For example, Squidward locked himself in the freezer in SB-129 (Season 1) for thousands of years without interruption, but in the health inspector episode (Season 3), Spongebob goes into the freezer and Squidward isn't there. We can assume that this episode happened in Squidward's life before "Your Shoe's Untied".

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Corrected entry: In the episode when Spongebob and Patrick decide to make a Mermaidman and Barnacle Boy movie, Patrick states at one point that he had the cap on the lens of the camera the whole time. However, during the entire scene before he says this, you can easily see Patrick's camera, and the cap isn't on the camera.

Correction: Patrick mentions putting the cap on right before they start filming.


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Corrected entry: There are times when Spongebob is right handed and other times when he's left handed. For instance, in the episode where he has to wear round pants, he fills out the Krusty Krab application with his right hand, but as he's taking notes from Squidward he's using his right hand.

Correction: In the episode "The Splinter" he mention's that he's ambidextrous. Not a mistake.

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