''Procrastination'' and ''I'm With Stupid'' are episodes from the second season of ''SpongebobSquarepants''.


Spongebob has to write an essay but keeps putting it off.

'''I'm With Stupid'''

Patrick's parents are visiting and he doesn't want them to think that he's an idiot, so he asks Spongebob to act like an idiot to make Patrick seem smart by comparison. Unfortunately, Patrick starts [[BelievingTheirOwnLies believing his own lies.]]

!!''''Procrastination'' provides examples of:---
* [[spoiler:AllJustADream]]
* {{Bowdlerized}}: Spongebob's brief little workout, in which he stretches his arms, eyelashes and nose, were rather jarringly cut from syndication after too many people complained that his nose exercises [[DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything looked phallic]].
* CompressedVice: Before this, Spongebob has never, ''ever'' been shown to put off a task, given how big a {{Workaholic}} he is.
* DeletedScene: Where Spongebob looks out the window, sees his friends at a fairground, and decides to do some exercise for the essay to "get those juices pumpin'".
* RidiculousProcrastinator
* [[spoiler:ShaggyDogStory: Spongebob completes the essay, but Mrs Puff canceled it anyway.]]
* TitleDrop: In the German dub, the episode is simply titled "Der Aufsatz" ("The Essay").
* WhatHaveIDone?: "Help! ''Help!'' My house is on fire!"

!!''''I'm With Stupid'' provides examples of:---
* CassandraTruth: [=SpongeBob=] is unable to convince Patrick and his parents that he's not really stupid.
* HypocriticalHumor:
-->'''Patrick:''' Yeah, some people are so blissfully aware of how dumb they really are [[SimpletonVoice duuuuh...]]
* KarmaHoudini: Patrick.
* ObfuscatingStupidity: [=SpongeBob=] pretends to be stupid to make Patrick look smarter in front of his parents. Unfortunately, Patrick starts to believe that he ''is'' stupid.
* [[spoiler:ShaggyDogStory: It turns out they're not his real parents.]]
* TookALevelInJerkass / WithFriendsLikeThese: Patrick starts to believe that SpongeBob is really dumb, forgetting that SpongeBob is only pretending. Patrick then starts making personal insults, and when SpongeBob tries to remind him that they're only pretending, he denies it.