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SpongeBob SquarePants

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This article is about the TV show. For the character, see SpongeBob SquarePants (character).
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SpongeBob SquarePants is an American animated television program created by former marine biologist and current animator Stephen Hillenburg. It has been airing since May 1, 1999 on Nickelodeon. The two series have referenced each other numerous times.

References to SpongeBob SquarePants in The Simpsons[edit]

Television[edit]

Picture Season Episode number Episode name Reference
Pray Anything - Chalkboard gag.png 14 301 "Pray Anything" The chalkboard gag of this episode says: "SpongeBob is not a contraceptive".
A Star Is Born Again - SpongeBob NoPants.png 304 "A Star Is Born Again" Ned Flanders says that Sara Sloane's movie is starting to get like "SpongeBob NoPants".
She Used to Be My Girl - SpongeBob SquarePants.png 16 339 "She Used to Be My Girl" He was among the people Lisa Simpson prayed to after she was caught in a volcano eruption. He was then later seen in heaven alongside Jesus and Buddha, whom Lisa had also prayed to. SpongeBob said that they should just let Lisa die, and proceeded to laugh menacingly.
ScratchBob ItchPants.png 340 "Fat Man and Little Boy" Krusty the Clown once promoted T-shirts that depicted "ScratchBob ItchPants", among various other shirts related to The Itchy and Scratchy Show.
The Wife Aquatic - The Science of SpongeBob.png 18 388 "The Wife Aquatic" A statue of SpongeBob was seen at a visitors center at Barnacle Bay museum. The statue was part of an exhibit called "The Science of SpongeBob". Patrick Star, the starfish, also appears as one of molluscs photos.
Treehouse of Horror XX - Monsters dressed.png 21 445 "Treehouse of Horror XX" Frankenstein dresses up as SpongeBob. Later, SpongeBob told the Simpsons he was secretly very evil.
Treehouse of Horror XXI - Bob Anderson as Sponge Bob Anderson Pants.png 22 468 "Treehouse of Horror XXI" The episode director Bob Anderson was credited as "Sponge Bob Anderson Pants".
Angry Dad The Movie - The Real Early SpongeBobs.png 478 "Angry Dad: The Movie" Bart Simpson mentions SpongeBob when he claims he likes cartoons. He says: "I've always loved cartoons, going way back to the real early SpongeBobs".
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25 537 "Yellow Subterfuge" When Krusty asks to Lisa if could sell foreign rights to your show, Lisa says that even SpongeBob did it. And she shows him an Italian parodied version of SpongeBob SquarePants on her tablet called "Spugna Roberto Quadrati Pantaloni". In the show, Spugna Roberto (a parody of SpongeBob SquarePants) gives a gift to Squiduardo Calamari (a parody of Squidward Tentacles) for his birthday and says that the gift is a mine from World War II. Then, a seahorse presses the button which makes that the mine explodes and kills Roberto & Squiduardo in pieces. Then, a fish appears and says: "Calamari?", screams: "No...!" and starts crying. In the parody, Roberto lived in a watermelon under the sea. Actually, SpongeBob lives in a pineapple also under the sea in the original TV animated series from real world.
Brick Like Me - SpongeBob play sets.png 550 "Brick Like Me" Comic Book Guy says that Bart's giant robot is made out of Batmobile, Hobbit hole and SpongeBob LEGO play-sets.

Games[edit]

Game Reference
The Simpsons Road Rage If select Evergreen Terrace and if by chance you get Bart as passenger and asks you to take him to Springfield Retirement Castle, says only for watch SpongeBob SquarePants.

Comics[edit]

Picture Comic issue Story name Reference
Coach Me If You Can - SpongeBob Costume.png Simpsons Comics #95 Coach Me If You Can A character is wearing a SpongeBob costume. Lenny Leonard is wearing a Patrick Star costume.
SpongeBart SquarePants.png Bart Simpson #94 SpongeBart SquarePants Bart is dreaming at he is SpongeBob.

References to The Simpsons in SpongeBob SquarePants[edit]

Picture Season Episode number Episode name Reference
SpongeBob SquarePants - The Sponge Who Could Fly - Title card.png 3 59 "The Sponge Who Could Fly"

"The Lost Episode"

The title card of this episode is a parody to the title screen of the The Simpsons opening sequence.
SpongeBob SquarePants - Mention to Cletus Spuckler.png 7 134 "SpongeBob's Last Stand" Cletus Spuckler is mentioned by Patrick Star as his great-uncle.

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