[[folder: Live Action Film ]]

* In the film ''{{Film/Ted}}'', Ted and John watch the episode "Procrastination" on TV while smoking marijuana.
* In ''{{Film/Zathura}}'', Danny and Walter fight over watching ''[=SpongeBob=]'' and ''Series/SportsCenter''. The episode on the TV is "Bubblestand".


[[folder: Live Action TV ]]

* In the ''[[Series/TheGeorgeLopezShow George Lopez]]'' episode "Why You Crying?", when George and Angie tell Benny that the punished Max by barring him from TV for a month, Benny quips "Wow, a whole month without the stupid talking sponge. That's gotta hurt."
* The ''Series/TwoAndAHalfMen'' episode "Alan Hunter, Frontier Chiropractor" had Jake explaining the show's premise to his grandmother.


[[folder: Web Comics ]]

* [[http://www.mezzacotta.net/garfield/?comic=1086 This]] ''Webcomic/SquareRootOfMinusGarfield'' strip features Jon telling Garfield the tale of Literature/TheUglyBarnacle, followed by a screenshot of Patrick smiling taken directly from "Something Smells".


[[folder: Web Original ]]

* In WebVideo/TheNostalgiaCritic and WebVideo/JesuOtaku's review of ''Anime/DigimonTheMovie'', Critic mocks the opening short of the ''WesternAnimation/AngelaAnaconda'' cast going to see the movie by thinking about the ''[=SpongeBob=]'' cast going to see ''Film/TheLastAirbender'', showing them viewing the infamous "pebble dance" scene.
-->'''Critic![=SpongeBob=]:''' Boy, [[Creator/MNightShyamalan Shyamalan]] needs to throw in the towel.\\
'''Jesu!Sandy:''' I thought there were [[Film/{{Avatar}} blue cats]] in this.


[[folder: Western Animation ]]

* In the ''{{WesternAnimation/Mad}}'' sketch "Cliffordfield", [[Series/SesameStreet Big Bird]] gets crushed by a CliffordTheBigRedDog and is flattened into [=SpongeBob=].
** A live-action ParodyCommercial features scrubbing product [=SpongeWow=], who is used to clean up non-FDA approved hot sauce, much to his pain.
* In ''TheSimpsons'' episode "The Wife Aquatic", an exhibit on marine biology has a figure of [=SpongeBob=].
** The credits to "She Used to Be My Girl" have Lisa praying to God, Buddha and [=SpongeBob=].
* In the ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' episode "Sisterhooves Social", Sweetie Belle attempts to make breakfast and somehow ''burns the juice'', ala Squidward burning a shake in "Pickles".
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Robot Chicken}}''
** An early sketch features a [[{{expy}} expies]] of [=SpongeBob=] and Patrick running around like idiots, briefly pausing to walk offscreen and throw up.
** Another sketch features [=SpongeBob=] (not an expy this time) asking Sandy how she can be pregnant, saying "You said you had a sponge in your...Oh, you meant ''me''."
** Another sketch had [=SpongeBob=] revealing to the Krusty Krab patrons that [[Film/SoylentGreen krabby patties are made out of crabs]].
* The ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'' episode, "Road to the North Pole" has Stewie venturing to the North Pole to kill Santa. Brian tries to talk him out of it by explaining that Santa isn't real. In disbelief, Stewie asks, "Is [=SpongeBob=] not real?"
* ''WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb'' had Phineas frantically looking for materials to get him and his friends off a desert island.
--> Look! A sponge and a starfish! There's gotta be SOMETHING we can make of these! ''(tosses them away)'' [[TakeThat No, no, that's ridiculous!]]
** What's interesting is that co-creator Dan Provenmire worked on the show in the past. Something tells me he didn't enjoy it.