Recap: Spongebob Squarepants S 1 E 12 The Chaperone Employeeofthe Month

Airdate: October 2, 1999

After his daugher gets stood up by her prom date, Mr. Krabs has SpongeBob be Pearl's date.

The Chaperone contains examples of:

  • Bait and Switch: When SpongeBob takes Pearl back home, an angry Mr. Krabs threatens him to "Keep away from me precious flower!" He actually means the flower he planted on his front yard.
  • Black Comedy: It's implied that several people die as a result of doing The Sponge.
  • Break the Cutie: SpongeBob runs to the bathroom breaking into tears after he realizes he messed up the prom.
  • Dance Sensation: The Sponge.
  • High School Dance
  • Informed Attractiveness: Pearl's ex boyfriend, Mr. "Long, Tan and Handsome," is revealed to be a plain-looking dweeb.
  • Ocular Gushers: Pearl's tears flood the Krusty Krab.
  • Tall, Dark and Handsome: SpongeBob makes himself like this as Pearl's date. He tans himself in a toaster, puts on a toupee for the handsome part and wears stilts to make himself taller (which make it difficult for him to walk).

Airdate: October 2, 1999

Squidward and SpongeBob compete over who will get the Employee of the Month award at the Krusty Krab.

Employee of The Month contains examples of: