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* SuddenlyShouting: "He just standing there.... MENACINGLY!!"

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* SuddenlyShouting: "He "He's just standing there.... MENACINGLY!!"MENACINGLY!!"
** Just before that, Patrick's timid "Wee-woo... wee-woo..." siren turns into a panicked "'''WEE-WOO-WEE-WOO'''" the second he sees the Maniac.



* TomatoInTheMirror: Beyond this episode providing the page image, this trope is also played with. Namely, it takes [=SpongeBob=] the whole episode to realize he's the Maniac, while [[DramaticIrony the audience already knows it.]]

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* TomatoInTheMirror: Beyond this episode providing the page image, this trope is also played with. Namely, it takes [=SpongeBob=] the whole episode to realize he's the Maniac, while [[DramaticIrony the audience already knows it.]]]] The episode derives much of his humour from this.



* WindbagPolitician: Upon being named hall monitor, [=SpongeBob=] gives an incredibly long, boring acceptance speech (which includes a quote from an equally long speech from a famous hall monitor). By the time he's finished, class is over without him actually performing his actual duties.

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* WindbagPolitician: Upon being named hall monitor, [=SpongeBob=] gives an incredibly long, boring acceptance speech (which includes a quote from an equally long speech from a famous hall monitor). By the time he's finished, class is over without him actually performing his actual duties. His remark to Mrs. Puff afterwards - "I overdid the speech again, didn't I?" - implies this isn't the first time he's done this.



* AnAesop: Lampshaded by the Narrator, never bring a wild animal home and make a pet out of it. They're better off staying in the wild.

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* AnAesop: Lampshaded by the Narrator, Narrator: never bring a wild animal home and make a pet out of it. They're better off staying in the wild.



* BullyingADragon: [=SpongeBob=] warns Squidward that the jellyfish don't like his music. Squidward being an idiot plays his awful clarinet music anyways but on loud speakers at the jellyfish which is exactly as stupid and dangerous as poking a beehive.

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* BrownNote: Squidward's bad clarinet-playing has this effect on the jellyfish, causing them to go berserk. Notably, this is possibly the only occasion in the ''entire series'' in which Squidward not only acknowledges, but ''embraces'' his lack of skill, weaponising it to piss the jellyfish off further.
* BullyingADragon: [=SpongeBob=] warns Squidward that the jellyfish don't like his music. Squidward being an idiot plays Squidward, who by this point is too furious to listen to reason, decides to antagonise them further by blaring his awful clarinet music anyways but on loud speakers at the jellyfish which is exactly as stupid and dangerous as poking a beehive.clarinet-playing through loudspeakers. This does not end well for him.



* JerkassHasAPoint: Squidward is right when he tells [=SpongeBob=] that the jellyfish is a wild animal and no pet. He gets proven right at the climax of the episode.

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* JerkassHasAPoint: Squidward is right when he tells [=SpongeBob=] that the a jellyfish is a wild animal and no not a pet. He gets proven right at the climax of the episode.



* MusicSoothesTheSavageBeast: The jellyfish calm down thanks to the funky beat of Gary's eyes clacking.

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* MusicSoothesTheSavageBeast: The jellyfish calm down thanks to the funky beat of Gary's eyes clacking. Inverted by Squidward's clarinet-playing, which just drives them berserk.



-->'''[=SpongeBob=]''': (blows bubbles out his pore holes with a loud foghorn sound) OKAY! THAT IS IT! [[GetOut EVERYBODY OUT!]]

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-->'''[=SpongeBob=]''': (blows [''blows bubbles out his pore holes with a loud foghorn sound) sound''] OKAY! THAT IS IT! [[GetOut EVERYBODY OUT!]]



-->'''Squidward''': ''(bathing from all the jellyfish stings)'' Ahhhh....

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-->'''Squidward''': ''(bathing ''[bathing from all the jellyfish stings)'' stings]'' Ahhhh....



* SuddenlyShouting: "[=SpongeBob=] is the only guy I know that can have fun with a jellyfish... FOR TWELVE HOURS!

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* SuddenlyShouting: "[=SpongeBob=] is the only guy I know that can have fun with a jellyfish... FOR TWELVE HOURS!HOURS!"



-> '''Squidward:''' (sighs) [=SpongeBob=] is the only guy I know that can [[TVTropesWillRuinYourLife browse TV Tropes Wiki]]...''FOR 12 HOURS!!''

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-> '''Squidward:''' (sighs) [''sighs''] [=SpongeBob=] is the only guy I know that can [[TVTropesWillRuinYourLife browse TV Tropes Wiki]]...''FOR 12 HOURS!!''



-> '''Squidward:''' (''really angry'') RRRRRRRR!!! 18 HOURS!

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-> '''Squidward:''' (''really angry'') [''really angry''] RRRRRRRR!!! 18 HOURS!


* OhCrap: Mrs. Puff realizes she’s in big trouble once she tells the police that is was her idea to give [=SpongeBob=] the hall monitor outfit.

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* OhCrap: OhCrap:
** [=SpongeBob=] when he finally realizes he’s the maniac.
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Mrs. Puff realizes she’s in big trouble once she tells the police that is was her idea to give [=SpongeBob=] the hall monitor outfit.


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* MinimalistCast: The only main characters present are [=SpongeBob=], Squidward and Gary.


It's finally Spongebob's turn to be hall monitor! But, what will happen when he begins abusing his power?

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It's finally Spongebob's [=SpongeBob=]'s turn to be hall monitor! But, what will happen when he begins abusing his power?



* ComesGreatResponsibility: Spongebob learns this near the end of the episode.

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* ComesGreatResponsibility: Spongebob [=SpongeBob=] learns this near the end of the episode.



* {{Foreshadowing}}: Mrs. Puff after she allows Spongebob to wear the Hall Monitor attire until the following morning.

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* {{Foreshadowing}}: Mrs. Puff after she allows Spongebob [=SpongeBob=] to wear the Hall Monitor attire until the following morning.



** [[PoliceAreUseless The actual police aren't much better,]] misinterpreting Mrs. Puff's explanation for Spongebob's actions as a ''confession''.

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** [[PoliceAreUseless The actual police aren't much better,]] misinterpreting Mrs. Puff's explanation for Spongebob's [=SpongeBob=]'s actions as a ''confession''.



* NiceJobBreakingItHero: Spongebob's incompetent road traffic control and Open Window Maniac gag both caused him to become wanted by the town.

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* NiceJobBreakingItHero: Spongebob's [=SpongeBob=]'s incompetent road traffic control and Open Window Maniac gag both caused him to become wanted by the town.



* OhCrap: Mrs. Puff realizes she’s in big trouble once she tells the police that is was her idea to give Spongebob the hall monitor outfit.

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* OhCrap: Mrs. Puff realizes she’s in big trouble once she tells the police that is was her idea to give Spongebob [=SpongeBob=] the hall monitor outfit.



* WhatTheHellHero: Mrs. Puff gives one to Spongebob for the trouble he's caused in the city as the Hall Monitor. Unfortunately, she was arrested by the police after admitting them that she's responsible for giving him the uniform.

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* WhatTheHellHero: Mrs. Puff gives one to Spongebob [=SpongeBob=] for the trouble he's caused in the city as the Hall Monitor. Unfortunately, she was arrested by the police after admitting them that she's responsible for giving him the uniform.



Spongebob takes in a jellyfish that won't leave him alone. Unfortunately, the jellyfish throws a big party in Spongebob's house, and he needs to get them out!

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Spongebob [=SpongeBob=] takes in a jellyfish that won't leave him alone. Unfortunately, the jellyfish throws a big party in Spongebob's [=SpongeBob=]'s house, and he needs to get them out!



* CallForward: This isn't the last time Spongebob brings a wild animal home.

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* CallForward: This isn't the last time Spongebob [=SpongeBob=] brings a wild animal home.



* JerkassHasAPoint: Squidward is right when he tells Spongebob that the jellyfish is a wild animal and no pet. He gets proven right at the climax of the episode.

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* JerkassHasAPoint: Squidward is right when he tells Spongebob [=SpongeBob=] that the jellyfish is a wild animal and no pet. He gets proven right at the climax of the episode.



* OhCrap: When the jellyfish attack Squidward for playing his clarinet and when SpongeBob breaks the music player.

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* OhCrap: When the jellyfish attack Squidward for playing his clarinet and when SpongeBob [=SpongeBob=] breaks the music player.


** [[PoliceAreUseless The actual police aren't any better,]] misinterpreting Mrs. Puff's explanation for Spongebob's actions as a ''confession''.

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** [[PoliceAreUseless The actual police aren't any much better,]] misinterpreting Mrs. Puff's explanation for Spongebob's actions as a ''confession''.


'''Airdate: August 28, 1999'''

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'''Airdate: '''United States airdate: August 28, 1999'''
1999'''

'''Canada airdate: May 27, 2000'''



'''August 28, 1999'''

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'''August '''United States airdate: August 28, 1999'''
1999'''

'''Canada airdate: May 27, 2000'''

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* OhCrap: When the jellyfish attack Squidward for playing his clarinet and when SpongeBob breaks the music player.


* TearsOfFear: [=SpongeBob=] when he starts running around in panic that he's in the vicinity of the Maniac.



* [[WindbagPolitician Windbag Hall Monitor]]: Upon being named hall monitor, [=SpongeBob=] gives an incredibly long, boring acceptance speech (which includes a quote from an equally long speech from a famous hall monitor). By the time he's finished, class is over without him actually performing his actual duties.

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* [[WindbagPolitician Windbag Hall Monitor]]: WindbagPolitician: Upon being named hall monitor, [=SpongeBob=] gives an incredibly long, boring acceptance speech (which includes a quote from an equally long speech from a famous hall monitor). By the time he's finished, class is over without him actually performing his actual duties.


* EverythingHasRhythm: Gary tapping his eyeballs creates a rhythm that calms the jellyfish down. Later the jellies play their tentacles like guitar strings while bubbles, burping treasure chests, chains, and clams provide ambience.

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* EverythingHasRhythm: Gary tapping his eyeballs creates a rhythm that calms the jellyfish down. Later the jellies play their tentacles like guitar strings while bubbles, burping treasure chests, chains, dolphins, and clams provide ambience.


** The actual police aren't much better, misinterpreting Mrs. Puff's explanation for Spongebob's actions as a ''confession''.

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** [[PoliceAreUseless The actual police aren't much better, any better,]] misinterpreting Mrs. Puff's explanation for Spongebob's actions as a ''confession''.



* TomatoInTheMirror: Beyond this episode providing the page image, this trope is also played with. Namely, it takes [=SpongeBob=] the whole episode to realize he's the Maniac, while the audience already knows it.

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* TomatoInTheMirror: Beyond this episode providing the page image, this trope is also played with. Namely, it takes [=SpongeBob=] the whole episode to realize he's the Maniac, while [[DramaticIrony the audience already knows it.]]



* OOCIsSeriousBusiness: [=SpongeBob=]'s patience is brought to its absolute limit when the jellyfish invade his house, vandalize the place, and attack Squidward. When they burn Squidward's clarinet in a bonfire, he ''explodes''.

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* OOCIsSeriousBusiness: [=SpongeBob=]'s patience is brought to its absolute limit when the jellyfish invade his house, vandalize the place, and attack Squidward. When they burn Squidward's clarinet in a bonfire, he ''explodes''.''[[RageBreakingPoint explodes]]''.

Added DiffLines:

* SuddenlyShouting: "He just standing there.... MENACINGLY!!"

Added DiffLines:

* JerkassHasAPoint: Squidward is right when he tells Spongebob that the jellyfish is a wild animal and no pet. He gets proven right at the climax of the episode.


* BullyingADragon: Squidward being an idiot plays his awful clarinet music on loud speakers at the jellyfish which is exactly as stupid and dangerous as poking a beehive. Spongebob even warned him that the jellyfish can't stand horrible music, but Squidward refused to tkae it seriously and played the clarinet anyway.

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* BullyingADragon: [=SpongeBob=] warns Squidward that the jellyfish don't like his music. Squidward being an idiot plays his awful clarinet music anyways but on loud speakers at the jellyfish which is exactly as stupid and dangerous as poking a beehive. Spongebob even warned him that the jellyfish can't stand horrible music, but Squidward refused to tkae it seriously and played the clarinet anyway.beehive.


* BullyingADragon: Squidward being TooDumbToLive plays his awful clarinet music on loud speakers at the jellyfish which is exactly as stupid and dangerous as poking a beehive.

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* BullyingADragon: Squidward being TooDumbToLive an idiot plays his awful clarinet music on loud speakers at the jellyfish which is exactly as stupid and dangerous as poking a beehive. Spongebob even warned him that the jellyfish can't stand horrible music, but Squidward refused to tkae it seriously and played the clarinet anyway.


* BullyingADragon: TooDumbToLive Squidward plays his awful clarinet music on loud speakers at the jellyfish which is exactly as stupid and dangerous as poking a beehive.

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* BullyingADragon: Squidward being TooDumbToLive Squidward plays his awful clarinet music on loud speakers at the jellyfish which is exactly as stupid and dangerous as poking a beehive.


* BullyingADragon: Squidward playing his awful clarinet music on loud speakers at the jellyfish is parallel to someone poking a beehive.

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* BullyingADragon: TooDumbToLive Squidward playing plays his awful clarinet music on loud speakers at the jellyfish which is parallel to someone exactly as stupid and dangerous as poking a beehive.



* LoudOfWar: After being kept up all night by the music, Squidward decides to fight fire with fire and starts playing his clarinet. This only aggravates the jellyfish, and when [=SpongeBob=] tries to warn Squidward, he just plays louder. This leads the jellyfish to attack him.

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* LoudOfWar: After being kept up all night by the music, Squidward decides to [[StartXToStopX fight fire with fire fire]] and starts playing his clarinet. This only aggravates the jellyfish, and when [=SpongeBob=] tries to warn Squidward, he just plays louder. This leads the jellyfish to attack him.



* TheThingThatWouldNotLeave: The jellyfish become this to [=SpongeBob=].

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* TheThingThatWouldNotLeave: The jellyfish (plural, not just the first one) become this to [=SpongeBob=].

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