History DethroningMoment / SpongeBobSquarePants

16th Jul '17 3:57:17 AM SorPepita
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* {{Tropers/Garfield2710}}: I hate what modern [=SpongeBob=] has become, and hate a majority of the newer episodes. However, my personal DMOS for this show is the beginning of "The Googly Artiste." It starts with Squidward having sculpted a self portrait, which actually looks pretty good. Then an art critic comes by and criticizes it, going so far as to steal Squidward's beret, because he's not a "real" artist. Then to add insult upon insult, the art critic then goes over to Patrick and thinks that his work, which is just a rock covered in googly eyes, is a masterpiece and buys it for $500. This is the most infuriating thing they've ever done, because it feels like the writers are insulting the people who have heavily criticized the show, by saying they can't see quality work right in front of their nose, and would rather watch crap. Hey morons, write better, and then people will stop insulting your work! Even if this wasn't a TakeThatAudience, (which I highly doubt) it still comes across as that way, and they definitely should've known better. Oh and that this scene logically makes no sense on any conceivable level, other than to once again remind us that Squidward is and always will be a ButtMonkey.

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* {{Tropers/Garfield2710}}: I hate what modern [=SpongeBob=] has become, and hate a majority of the newer episodes. However, my personal DMOS for this show is the beginning of "The Googly Artiste." It starts with Squidward having sculpted a self portrait, which actually looks pretty good. Then an art critic comes by and criticizes it, going so far as to steal Squidward's beret, because he's not a "real" artist. Then to add insult upon insult, the art critic then goes over to Patrick and thinks that his work, which is just a rock covered in googly eyes, is a masterpiece and buys it for $500. This is the most infuriating thing they've ever done, because it feels like the writers are insulting the people who have heavily criticized the show, by saying they can't see quality work right in front of their nose, and would rather watch crap. Hey morons, write better, and then people will stop insulting your work! Even if this wasn't a TakeThatAudience, TakeThatAudience (which I highly doubt) doubt), it still comes across as that way, and they definitely should've known better. Oh and that this scene logically makes no sense on any conceivable level, other than to once again remind us that Squidward is and always will be a ButtMonkey.



* Tropers/{{Dinner101}}: I removed my previous dethroning moment ("Smooth Jazz at Bikini Bottom") in favor of a far worse episode: Pet Sitter Pat. It is similar to the infamous "A Pal for Gary". In this episode, [=SpongeBob=] is attending a birthday party for his grandma and he asks [[LethallyStupid Patrick]] to pet sit Gary while he's gone. Patrick essentially torments Gary through out the episode. He eats Gary's food, uses what's left of it to stop the water from going down the sink drain, and even [[BreadMilkEggsSquick chasing him with a flamethrower]]. He eventually catches Gary and washes him on the spot with a hose and a box of soup flakes, then he dries him off with a hair dryer (he said that he couldn't find any salt). The whole house then floods due to Patrick leaving both the sink and the shower on, but when [=SpongeBob=] comes back home, everything is magically back to normal. Gary is reading [[KarmaHoudini Patrick]] bedtime stories. I could not believe that they would do something like this and find it funny. [[DudeNotFunny It wasn't funny]] and it made me feel sorry for [[TheWoobie Gary]].
* {{Tropers/Ngh93}}: For me, it's the episode "Demolition Doofus." This is an episode which very much destroys a sympathetic character for me: Mrs. Puff. In the episode, thanks to [=SpongeBob=]'s wreckless driving, Mrs. Puff gets her inflating sac punctured. And her reaction? She enters [=SpongeBob=] into a demolition derby in hope that he would literally die in it. Unfortunately for her, he survives thanks to his driving. She then crosses the MoralEventHorizon by attempting to run [=SpongeBob=] down with one of the monster trucks. I used to feel sorry for Mrs. Puff whenever she had to put up with [=SpongeBob=], but this episode is pretty much an OutOfCharacterMoment for her, and she wants [=SpongeBob=] out of her life so much, that she is perfectly willing to''' kill''' him in order for that to happen. What made me firmly hate her was this exchange--

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* Tropers/{{Dinner101}}: I removed my previous dethroning moment ("Smooth Jazz at Bikini Bottom") in favor of a far worse episode: Pet Sitter Pat. It is similar to the infamous "A Pal for Gary". In this episode, [=SpongeBob=] is attending a birthday party for his grandma and he asks [[LethallyStupid Patrick]] to pet sit Gary while he's gone. Patrick essentially torments Gary through out the episode. He eats Gary's food, uses what's left of it to stop the water from going down the sink drain, and even [[BreadMilkEggsSquick chasing chases him with a flamethrower]]. He eventually catches Gary and washes him on the spot with a hose and a box of soup flakes, then he dries him off with a hair dryer (he said that he couldn't find any salt). The whole house then floods due to Patrick leaving both the sink and the shower on, but when [=SpongeBob=] comes back home, everything is magically back to normal. Gary is reading [[KarmaHoudini Patrick]] bedtime stories. I could not believe that they would do something like this and find it funny. [[DudeNotFunny It wasn't funny]] and it made me feel sorry for [[TheWoobie Gary]].
* {{Tropers/Ngh93}}: For me, it's the episode "Demolition Doofus." This is an episode which very much destroys a sympathetic character for me: Mrs. Puff. In the episode, thanks to [=SpongeBob=]'s wreckless driving, Mrs. Puff gets her inflating sac punctured. And her reaction? She enters [=SpongeBob=] into a demolition derby in hope that he would literally die in it. Unfortunately for her, he survives thanks to his driving. She then crosses the MoralEventHorizon by attempting to run [=SpongeBob=] down with one of the monster trucks. I used to feel sorry for Mrs. Puff whenever she had to put up with [=SpongeBob=], but this episode is pretty much an OutOfCharacterMoment for her, and she wants [=SpongeBob=] out of her life so much, that she is perfectly willing to''' kill''' to '''kill''' him in order for that to happen. What made me firmly hate her was this exchange--
16th Jul '17 3:51:59 AM SorPepita
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* Loekman3: Despite all of the cruelties in "One Coarse Meal", it is not Krabs MoralEventHorizon or Plankton's suicide that make me hate this episode; It is when [[TheWoobie Plankton's]] attempt of payback is seen as an [[DesignatedEvil evil act]] that cements it. Firstly, when Plankton uses his fear of mimes to scare Krabs, he cries to the point that we're supposed to [[UnintentionallyUnsympathetic root for him]]. Secondly, even though it does not compensate Plankton's BreakTheCutie by Krabs, it would have been an okay episode if weren't for the fact that Spongebob, who previously helped Plankton of his suicide and decides to make him feel better, [[WhatTheHellHero scares him away with a hologram of whales]], essentially, the oblivious yellow sponge single-handedly made Krabs overthrow PB as the god of all [[KarmaHoudini Karma Houdinis]] as he completely got away with scaring Plankton for weeks because he enjoyed it. Third and lastly, it makes any episodes that depict Krabs and Plankton being good pals such as "Friend Or Foe" painful to watch considering the monstrosity Krabs had become.

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* Loekman3: Despite all of the cruelties in "One Coarse Meal", it is not Krabs Krabs' MoralEventHorizon or Plankton's suicide that make me hate this episode; It is when [[TheWoobie Plankton's]] attempt of payback is seen as an [[DesignatedEvil evil act]] that cements it. Firstly, when Plankton uses his fear of mimes to scare Krabs, he cries to the point that we're supposed to [[UnintentionallyUnsympathetic root for him]]. Secondly, even though it does not compensate Plankton's BreakTheCutie by Krabs, it would have been an okay episode if weren't for the fact that Spongebob, who previously helped Plankton of his suicide and decides to make him feel better, [[WhatTheHellHero scares him away with a hologram of whales]], whales]]; essentially, the oblivious yellow sponge single-handedly made Krabs overthrow PB as the god of all [[KarmaHoudini Karma Houdinis]] as he completely got away with scaring Plankton for weeks because he enjoyed it. Third and lastly, it makes any episodes that depict Krabs and Plankton being good pals such as "Friend Or Foe" painful to watch considering the monstrosity Krabs had become.
16th Jul '17 3:43:21 AM SorPepita
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* fluffything: I'd like to add the Season 4 episode ''Wigstruck'' to this increasingly long list of Spongebob-related DMOS. Long story short, the episode centers around [=SpongeBob=] finding a rock star's 19th century-looking wig and decides to wear it. Throughout the episode, [=SpongeBob=] acts like a complete arrogant moron acting like the wig makes him the coolest thing ever despite people telling him that he looks like an idiot and that the wig is nothing more than an annoyance. Even Patrick, who by now is too stupid to even know how to operate a can opener, points out that [=SpongeBob=] is acting like an [[JerkAss idiotic jerk]] with that wig. And, how does [=SpongeBob=] react? He brags that everyone is jealous. (Beat) What the hell!? Spongebob's friends tell him directly to his face that the wig is disgusting and he looks stupid in it, and he acts like they're just jealous of him!? No. Just...no. Oh, and to top it all off, the ending has [=SpongeBob=] ditch the wig (finally) only to find out that now everyone is wearing one because the rock star is wearing it again and it's now trendy. So, yeah, [=SpongeBob=] doesn't even get any commupance for being an arrogant jerk to his friends. Compare that to the earlier season episode ''Ripped Pants'', where [=SpongeBob=] does realize his actions to become popular are annoying his friends and feels genuinely sorry about it, and you'll see just why this episode is horrible on so many levels.

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* fluffything: I'd like to add the Season 4 episode ''Wigstruck'' to this increasingly long list of Spongebob-related DMOS. Long story short, the episode centers around [=SpongeBob=] finding a rock star's 19th century-looking wig and decides to wear it. Throughout the episode, [=SpongeBob=] acts like a complete arrogant moron acting like the wig makes him the coolest thing ever despite people telling him that he looks like an idiot and that the wig is nothing more than an annoyance. Even Patrick, who by now is too stupid to even know how to operate a can opener, points out that [=SpongeBob=] is acting like an [[JerkAss idiotic jerk]] with that wig. And, how does [=SpongeBob=] react? He brags that everyone is jealous. (Beat) What the hell!? Spongebob's friends tell him directly to his face that the wig is disgusting and he looks stupid in it, and he acts like they're just jealous of him!? No. Just... no. Oh, and to top it all off, the ending has [=SpongeBob=] ditch the wig (finally) only to find out that now everyone is wearing one because the rock star is wearing it again and it's now trendy. So, yeah, [=SpongeBob=] doesn't even get any commupance for being an arrogant jerk to his friends. Compare that to the earlier season episode ''Ripped Pants'', where [=SpongeBob=] does realize his actions to become popular are annoying his friends and feels genuinely sorry about it, and you'll see just why this episode is horrible on so many levels.



14th Jul '17 6:19:49 AM SorPepita
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* Xblade: "Choir Boys". Okay, so imagine a kid watching ''Spongebob'' for the first time (Yeah, this is a bit unrealistic, but bear with me here). What are they going to see? - They're not going to see a jerk getting some comeuppance, they're going to see an average guy getting torment for no real reason at all. Squidward just wants to go to the choir, and [=SpongeBob=] decides to nag him, chase him down, and his pot hole results in Squidward getting trapped in some Jellyfish. Squidward is upstaged at the choir by Spongebob, but since [=SpongeBob=] is [[DesignatedHero the 'protagonist']] of the episode, it's not all that surprising. Then there's [=SpongeBob=] saying this: Now I have a captive audience!

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* Xblade: "Choir Boys". Okay, so imagine a kid watching ''Spongebob'' ''[=SpongeBob=]'' for the first time (Yeah, this is a bit unrealistic, but bear with me here). What are they going to see? - They're not going to see a jerk getting some comeuppance, they're going to see an average guy getting torment for no real reason at all. Squidward just wants to go to the choir, and [=SpongeBob=] decides to nag him, chase him down, and his pot hole results in Squidward getting trapped in some Jellyfish. a jellyfish swarm. Squidward is upstaged at the choir by Spongebob, [=SpongeBob=], but since [=SpongeBob=] is [[DesignatedHero the 'protagonist']] of the episode, it's not all that surprising. Then there's [=SpongeBob=] saying this: this to him: Now I have a captive audience!
14th Jul '17 5:16:32 AM SorPepita
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* Xblade: "Choir Boys". Okay, so imagine a kid watching ''Spongebob'' for the first time (Yeah, this is a bit unrealistic, but bare with me here). What are they going to see? - They're not going to see a jerk getting some comeuppance, they're going to see an average guy getting torment for no real reason at all. Squidward just wants to go to the choir, and [=SpongeBob=] decides to nag him, chase him down, and his pot hole results in Squidward getting trapped in some Jellyfish. Squidward is upstaged at the choir by Spongebob, but since [=SpongeBob=] is [[DesignatedHero The 'protagonist']] of the episode, it's not all that surprising. Then there's [=SpongeBob=] says this: Now I have a captive audience!

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* Xblade: "Choir Boys". Okay, so imagine a kid watching ''Spongebob'' for the first time (Yeah, this is a bit unrealistic, but bare bear with me here). What are they going to see? - They're not going to see a jerk getting some comeuppance, they're going to see an average guy getting torment for no real reason at all. Squidward just wants to go to the choir, and [=SpongeBob=] decides to nag him, chase him down, and his pot hole results in Squidward getting trapped in some Jellyfish. Squidward is upstaged at the choir by Spongebob, but since [=SpongeBob=] is [[DesignatedHero The the 'protagonist']] of the episode, it's not all that surprising. Then there's [=SpongeBob=] says saying this: Now I have a captive audience!



** bedrockperson: Side note, Krabs installed a coin slot that you need to enter 5¢ into in order for the bathroom door to open. So yeah, aside from the fucked up mentality you need to have to force people to pay to use the bathroom (because you know, Krabs couldn't have found another way to get 5¢ more of a profit. It's not like his establishment has numerous products that are extremely popular of which he has risen the prices for numerous times before…oh wait, yes he fucking does!) how much do you think it cost to not only replace the current bathroom door, but find one that could compensate for the coin slot, as well as purchase and install said coin slot? I quit. Let's all just hope Hillenburg's return turns this bullshit around.

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** bedrockperson: Side note, Krabs installed a coin slot that you need to enter 5¢ into in order for the bathroom door to open. So yeah, aside from the fucked up mentality you need to have to force people to pay to use the bathroom (because you know, Krabs couldn't have found another way to get 5¢ more of a profit. It's not like his establishment has numerous products that are extremely popular of which he has risen the prices for numerous times before…oh before… oh wait, yes he fucking does!) how much do you think it cost to not only replace the current bathroom door, but find one that could compensate for the coin slot, as well as purchase and install said coin slot? I quit. Let's all just hope Hillenburg's return turns this bullshit around.
13th Jul '17 5:43:23 AM MsCC93
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** MrReviser121: Ironically, I hate how this episode has [[KarmaHoudini Mr. Krabs]] treated, of all people. Long story short, he tries to frame SpongeBob for stealing the secret ingredient to the Krabby Patty Secret Formula and get him arrested, but screws it up by [[WhatAnIdiot pointing at SpongeBob with the bottle of the secret ingredient]] and confesses that he stole it because, well, he's a cheapskate. Krabs gets arrested and the judge sentences him to sell Krabby Patties for free for a whole day, to which Mr. Krabs laments that he couldn't bear to see that. Cut to Spongebob giving away free Krabby Patties... '''while Mr. Krabs is manhandled by two policefish, [[EyeScream by his freakin' EYESTALKS]], in a chair screaming due to being forced to watch his food being sold for free'''; And the policefish are ''laughing'' at this. REALLY, WRITERS?! You get Mr. Krabs get punished for being a {{Jerkass}} by having him be [[ColdBloodedTorture psychologically and physically]] [[PoliceBrutality tortured by a pair of sadistic cops?!]] Where's the justice in that?; You made me feel [[UnintentionallySympathetic bad for that son of a bitch!]]
11th Jul '17 4:56:45 PM ngh93
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** PsiBasilisk: It gets even worse. At the very end of the episode, when Squidward is in jail, he realizes that at least he will have some peace and quiet for those ten years. Considering the sheer amount of pain and annoyance he endured, it's nice to think that Squidward would get a break from all that. Instead, it turns out that Patrick "annoying, stupid, neighbor" Star is in the jail cell with him. It disgusted me to see Squidward's only Hope Spot of peace and quiet taken away from him like that. Especially since the cell was empty when Squidward was put in there and we never see Patrick get put in. It's like the writers hate Squidward so much, they ignored all rules of logic just to make his life even more miserable than it is now.

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** PsiBasilisk: It gets even worse. At the very end of the episode, when Squidward is in jail, he realizes that at least he will have some peace and quiet for those ten years. Considering the sheer amount of pain and annoyance he endured, it's nice to think that Squidward would get a break from all that. Instead, it turns out that Patrick "annoying, stupid, neighbor" Star is in the jail cell with him. It disgusted me to see Squidward's only Hope Spot HopeSpot of peace and quiet taken away from him like that. Especially since the cell was empty when Squidward was put in there and we never see Patrick get put in. It's like the writers hate Squidward so much, they ignored all rules of logic just to make his life even more miserable than it is now.
5th Jul '17 10:34:53 PM dannylightninglightner
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* Yellow-Spider-Kitty: While I do think "Something Smells" is a funny episode, One part I can not stand is how it ends. Scarth that there is no ending. I'll explain after they find out it was the sundea that gave them the bad breath, they run around saying "We Stink" and hug Squidward. Even if it's suppose to be a joke it just makes no sense and it's a pretty corny ending in otherwise a soild episode.

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* Yellow-Spider-Kitty: While I do think "Something Smells" is a funny episode, One part I can not stand is how it ends. Scarth that there is no ending. I'll explain after they find out it was the sundea that gave them the bad breath, they run around saying "We Stink" and hug Squidward. Even if it's suppose to be a joke it just makes no sense and it's a pretty corny ending in otherwise a soild solid episode.


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* DannyLightningLightner: Season 1 is my far my favorite, but there's one scene that's really hard to watch. I don't think Squidward's a bad guy, but "I Was A Teenage Gary" quite possibly shows him at his worst. In the beginning of the episode, Spongebob leaves Gary in Squidward's care for the weekend. Instead of begrudgingly taking care of Spongebob's pet like a decent person would do, Squidward totally neglects to give Gary food or water for the entire weekend. As a result, Gary becomes extremely dehydrated/malnourished. When Spongebob returns from his trip, he's visibly distressed by Gary being sick, and he literally hugs Gary while sobbing. And Squidward doesn't even care that he's almost killed his neighbor's pet, or caused his neighbor to break down crying! The rest of the episode isn't bad, but the beginning is just so hard to watch that I usually skip this one when watching season 1.
17th Jun '17 7:55:30 PM ngh93
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** MrReviser121: Ironically, I hate how this episode has [[KarmaHoudini Mr. Krabs]] treated, of all people. Long story short, he tries to frame SpongeBob for stealing the secret ingredient to the Krabby Patty Secret Formula and get him arrested, but screws it up by [[WhatAnIdiot pointing at SpongeBob with the bottle of the secret ingredient]] and confesses that he stole it because, well, he's a cheapskate. Krabs gets arrested and the judge sentences him to sell Krabby Patties for free for a whole day, to which Mr. Krabs laments that he couldn't bear to see that. Cut to Spongebob giving away free Krabby Patties... '''while Mr. Krabs is manhandled by two policefish, [[EyeScream by his freakin' EYESTALKS]], in a chair screaming due to being forced to watch his food being sold for free'''; And the policefish are ''laughing'' at this. REALLY, WRITERS?! You get Mr. Krabs get punished for being a {{Jerkass}} by having him be [[ColdBloodedTorture psychologically and physically]] [[PoliceBrutality tortured by a pair of sadistic cops?!]] Where's the justice in that?; You made me feel [[UnintentionallySympathetic bad for that son of a bitch!]]
** ngh93: No, I'd say Krabs had that one coming. I feel no sympathy for him because he stole his own formula and accused [=SpongeBob=] for it. I'd say being forced to watch customers get free Krabby Patties is a pretty fitting punishment for Krabs.
8th Jun '17 8:03:15 AM ngh93
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** ngh93: No, I'd say Krabs had that one coming. I feel no sympathy for him because he stole his own formula and framed SpongeBob for it. I'd say that's a pretty fitting punishment for Krabs.

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** ngh93: **ngh93: No, I'd say Krabs had that one coming. I feel no sympathy for him because he stole his own formula and framed SpongeBob accused [=SpongeBob=] for it. I'd say that's being forced to watch customers get free Krabby Patties is a pretty fitting punishment for Krabs.
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