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* 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".

[[AC:LiveActionTV]]
* 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.

[[AC:PuppetShows]]
* In a sketch on ''Series/SesameStreet'', Telly Monster's favorite ShowWithinAShow is revealed to be ''[=TriangleBob=] [=TrianglePants=]'', featuring Bob as the title character, who sings a parody of ''[=SpongeBob=]'''s theme song. The name of the network the show airs on is called [[Creator/{{Nickelodeon}} Triangleodeon]].

[[AC:WebComics]]
* [[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".

[[AC:WebOriginal]]
* 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.
* ''WebVideo/SuperMarioLogan'':
** In the second episode of the third season of ''Mario and Luigi's Stupid and Dumb Adventures'', one of the dimensions Mario travels to is [=SpongeBob's=] dimension. Because it is underwater, Mario nearly drowns trying to grab the remote that sends him to other dimensions.
** In part 3 of the "Chef Pee Pee Quits!" saga, Officers Goodman and Pee Pee find out from their police radio that a seven-year-old kid named Patrick Coleman [[TheRunaway ran away from his house]] when his mom wouldn't let him watch ''[=SpongeBob=]''.
** In "The Christmas Special!", Bowser Junior gives Chef Pee Pee a [=SpongeBob=] toy oven as a present, but he rejects it, [[PeripheryHatedom claiming that the show the toy is based on teaches kids to be bums]]. Junior is later seen playing with it in "Bowser Junior's Playtime 4", wherein he pretends to apply for a job as a fry cook at the Krusty Krab.

[[AC:WesternAnimation]]
* 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 a Treehouse of Horror episode, a bunch of movie monsters realized not many people are scared of them anymore, so they decide to dress up as popular characters from movies and TV shows. Frankenstein dressed up in a [=SpongeBob=] costume.
*** Another THOH episode listed director Bob Anderson as [=SpongeBob=] Anderson pants in the opening credits.
** In "Yellow Stuberfudge", Lisa recommended to Krusty that he should make his show international, after seeing him broke. She then shows him an italian [=SpongeBob=] parody as an example. The parody featured [=SpongeBob=] giving Squidward a birthday present. Squidward tries to explain that the present is a mine from World War Two, before a seahorse sits on the activation button and blows the two up. A widowing fish shows up seeing what happened before letting out a BigNO!
** In the Lego episode, Comic Book Guy mentions that Bart's mecha suit he made from the school was made of [[ComicBook/{{Batman}} Batmobile]], Hobbit Hole, and [=SpongeBob=] playsets. If you look carefully at the mecha suit, you can see parts of the Pineapple set.
* 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.
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