Season 1

Episode Guide

Help Wanted/Reef Blowers/Tea at the Treedome

S1 E1
May 1, 1999
SpongeBob finally applies for a job at the Krusty Krab./SpongeBob finds the perfect use for his high powered reef blower./SpongeBob meets Sandy Cheeks for the first time.

Bubblestand/Ripped Pants

S1 E2
Jul 17, 1999
SpongeBob introduces his unique talent of bubble blowing./When SpongeBob tries to impress Sandy Cheeks at Mussel Beach, he ends up ripping his pants.


S1 E3
Jul 31, 1999
While Squidward recovers from a bicycle accident, SpongeBob and Patrick takes him jellyfishing./SpongeBob falls victim to a scheme by the evil Plankton.

Naughty Nautical Neighbors/Boating School

S1 E4
Aug 7, 1999
Squidward plays a joke on SpongeBob and Patrick, but the joke backfires on Squidward./It's exam time again at Mrs. Puff's Boating School.

Pizza Delivery/Home Sweet Pineapple

S1 E5
Aug 14, 1999
Mr. Krabs has SpongeBob and Squidward make the first successful pizza delivery./SpongeBob is losing his pineapple house to parasites.

Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy/Pickles

S1 E6
Aug 21, 1999
Watching reruns of Mermaid Man & Barnacle Boy./SpongeBob loses his self-confidence when an arrogant customer claims SpongeBob forgot to put pickles on his Krabby Patty.

Hall Monitor/Jellyfish Jam

S1 E7
Aug 28, 1999
Mrs. Puff's Boating School picks SpongeBob as this weeks Hall Monitor./Over the repeated warning of his friends, SpongeBob takes a wild jellyfish home.

Sandy's Rocket/Squeaky Boots

S1 E8
Sep 17, 1999
Sandy has taken on the enviable mission of taking a rocket ship into outer space./Mr. Krabs surreptitiously gives SpongeBob a pair of squeaky boots in lieu of pay.

Nature Pants/Opposite Day

S1 E9
Sep 11, 1999
SpongeBob decides to leave his industrialized life and live off the land with the jellyfish./Fed up with SpongeBob and Patrick, Squidward decides to sell his house.

Culture Shock/F.U.N.

S1 E10
Sep 18, 1999
There's a talent show at the Krusty Krab and Squidward takes over the planning./The evil Plankton tries to steal a Krusty Krabs' Krabby Patty.

MuscleBob Buffpants/Squidward, The Unfriendly Ghost

S1 E11
Oct 2, 1999
SpongeBob gets pumped up with the aid of inflatable muscles./Squidward's accidental pasting by a flying shell haunts SpongeBob and Patrick.

The Chaperone/Employee of the Month

S1 E12
Mar 8, 2000
When Mr. Krab's daughter Pearl is stood up, SpongeBob agrees to step in./Mr. Krabs dupes SpongeBob into believing he might break his winning streak and lose to Squidward.

Scaredy Pants/I Was a Teenage Gary

S1 E13
Oct 28, 1999
It's Halloween and SpongeBob is the easiest to scare in Bikini Bottom./Squidward reluctantly agrees to take care of SpongeBob's pet snail, Gary.

SpongeBob 129/Karate Choppers

S1 E14
Dec 31, 2000
Fleeing from SpongeBob and Patrick's consistent noise, Squidward winds up frozen./SpongeBob and Sandy's incessant Karate sparring is starting to wreak havoc in the Krusty Krab.

Sleepy Time/Suds

S1 E15
Jan 17, 2000
SpongeBob suddenly posses the ability to visit the dreams of his friends./SpongeBob comes down with a case of the Suds, an illness which turns him into a bubble-maker.

Valentine's Day/The Paper

S1 E16
Feb 14, 2000
Valentine's Day/The Paper: Patrick feels snubbed when SpongeBob's Valentine's Day gift doesn't arrive as planned. SpongeBob turns Squidward's old gum wrapper into a magical toy.

Arrgh!/Rock Bottom

S1 E17
Mar 15, 2000
A pretend search for gold turns into a real treasure hunt./SpongeBob gets on the wrong bus and finds himself lost in a mysterious part of the sea.

Texas/Walking Small

S1 E18
Mar 22, 2000
Sandy is homesick and plans to return home./The evil Plankton is up to no good once again when he tries to manipulate SpongeBob.

Fools In April/Neptune's Spatula

S1 E19
Apr 1, 2000
Fools In April/Neptune's Spatula: Squidward decides to teach SpongeBob a REAL April Fool's Day prank, but finds out being mean doesn't necessarily mean funny. SpongeBob seizes the mythical spatula of King Neptune.

Hooky/Mermaid Man II

S1 E20
Mar 3, 2001
Mr. Krabs warns SpongeBob and Patrick to beware the dangerous fishing hooks!/SpongeBob joins Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy on patrol.