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Recap: Sponge Bob Square Pants S 1 E 1 Your Shoes Untied Squids Day Off

"Your Shoe's Untied"

  • Break the Cutie: Happens to SpongeBob after Squidward shouts at the customers that it's all his fault he ruined all of their orders.
  • Dinner Deformation: SpongeBob keeps tripping on his laces and the Krabby Patties end up going into Squidward's mouth. It happens so many times that Squidward's body ends up looking like a bloated pile of patties.
  • Does Not Wear Shoes: Everyone in Bikini Bottom except SpongeBob. This causes problems when SpongeBob can't find someone who knows how to tie shoes.
  • High-Pressure Emotion: Mr. Krabs when he hears that SpongeBob's antics drove his customers away.
  • Series Continuity Error: SpongeBob doesn't know how to tie his shoes, yet in the season one episode "Rock Bottom" he is seen doing just that.
  • Special Guest: Ween, who performs the "Loop De Loop" song at the end.
  • The One Who Wears Shoes: SpongeBob's dilemma is that he's the only one who has shoes, and thus no one else knows how to tie them.

"Squid's Day Off"

  • Berserk Board Barricade: Squidward boards up his door with planks, chains and police tape to keep himself inside his house.
  • Censor Suds: Squidward has bath bubbles covering his shame when he runs to the Krusty Krab to "catch" SpongeBob. When the bubbles pop, he puts on SpongeBob's pants.
  • Clutching Hand Trap: The whole plot gets started when Mr. Krabs gets his claw stuck trying to retrieve a dime from the sink drain.
    SpongeBob: "You gotta let go of the dime, Mr. Krabs."
    Mr. Krabs: I can think of ten reasons not to let go of a dime.
  • Furry Reminder: When Squidward goes the water in his tub, he suddenly looks more like a squid.
  • Imagine Spot: On Squidward's end. His is a drooling, droopy Patrick asking for change for a quarter, and a cross-eyed SpongeBob with a tongue sticking out and a very exaggerated Simpleton Voice banging on the cash register and giving him loads of money.
  • Lemony Narrator:
    (Camera pans, following Jellyfish then stopping at Krusty Krab exterior.)
    Narrator: "Ah springtime. A time of fun and frolic for most."
    (Dissolve cut to Squidward looking despondent at the doors.)
    Narrator: "But not for this poor slob."
  • Mirror Monologue: Squidward gives one to himself to remind him not to go back to the Krusty Krab to check on SpongeBob.
    Squidward: "Now, repeat after me: 'I won't go back to the Krusty Krab'."
    (reflection changes into SpongeBob)
    SpongeBob: "I will destroy the Krusty Krab."
    (Squidward screams and throws the mirror at the wall)
  • Nightmare Face: Squidward provides a couple when he goes insane from trying to catch SpongeBob screwing up.
  • Oh, No... Not Again!: SpongeBob says this when Mr. Krab's arms come off trying to remove the dime from the sink.
  • Overly Long Gag: "Have you finished those errands?"
  • Sanity Slippage: Squidward undergoes this when he thinks SpongeBob is spying on him trying to relax.
  • Shaggy Dog Story: It turns out nobody came to the Krusty Krab because they forgot to switch the "Closed" sign to "Open", so Squidward could have taken the day off if he wanted to.
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