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* SpecialEditionTitle: The stop motion opening from "Truth or Square" is used, though it's played with the show's regular theme song.

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* SpecialEditionTitle: The stop motion opening from "Truth or Square" is used, though it's played with the show's regular theme song.song rather than the remixed version by Cee-Lo Green.


-->-- "The Scare Song"

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-->-- "The -->--"The Scare Song"



* IndecipherableLyrics: One criticism about The Scare Song is that the large amount of background noise in the scene make it almost impossible to hear song's lyrics.

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* IndecipherableLyrics: One criticism about The Scare Song is that the large amount of background noise in the scene make it almost impossible to hear the song's lyrics.



--> '''Patrick:''' [=SpongeBob=], don't you know the old saying? "The only thing you have to fear is...Yourself!"

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--> '''Patrick:''' -->'''Patrick:''' [=SpongeBob=], don't you know the old saying? "The only thing you have to fear is...Yourself!" yourself!"

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* BerserkButton: The Flying Dutchman '''hates''' it when anyone dares laugh at Halloween.


* DelayedReaction: When the Flying Dutchman scares a trick or treater, it takes a few seconds for him to react before screaming in terror.



* FogOfDoom: The Flying Dutchman unleashes a green fog that steals the souls of [=SpongeBob's=] friends.



* IndecipherableLyrics: One criticism about The Scare Song is that the large amount of background noise in the episode make it almost impossible to hear song's lyrics.

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* IndecipherableLyrics: One criticism about The Scare Song is that the large amount of background noise in the episode scene make it almost impossible to hear song's lyrics.


* HauntedHouse: Mr. Krabs and Plankton turn the Krusty Krab and Chum Bucket into haunted houses based off the other's restaurant.



* IndecipherableLyrics: One criticism about The Scare Song is that the large amount of background noise in the episode make it almost impossible to hear song's lyrics.



* {{Metaphorgotten}}: When Patrick tries to help [=SpongeBob=] get over his fear of Halloween.
--> '''Patrick:''' [=SpongeBob=], don't you know the old saying? "The only thing you have to fear is...Yourself!"



** The animated segment inside [=SpongeBob's=] brain is reminiscent of ''WesternAnimation/YellowSubmarine''.



* WeCanRuleTogether: Plankton attempts to do this with the Flying Dutchman by saying when he takes over the world, they split it 70-30. The Dutchman is not impressed and turns Plankton into an Igor-like servant.

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* SpecialEditionTitle: The stop motion opening from "Truth or Square" is used, though it's played with the show's regular theme song.
* WeCanRuleTogether: Plankton attempts to do this with the Flying Dutchman by saying when he takes over the world, they split it 70-30. The Dutchman is not impressed and turns Plankton into an Igor-like servant.servant.
* WingdingEyes: When the Dutchman finally admits to being scared of what's inside [=SpongeBob's=] brain, his pupils turn into tombstones.


* TheSomethingSong" The Scare Song.

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* TheSomethingSong" TheSomethingSong: The Scare Song.


It's Halloween night, and Patrick helps [=Spongebob=] overcome his fear of the holiday by convincing him that "scary equals funny". [=Spongebob=] ends up having a laugh riot on Halloween night, which attracts the attention of the Flying Dutchman. Finding the scares provided in Bikini Bottom lackluster, the Dutchman decides to show [=Spongebob=] and Patrick how truly frightening Halloween can be.

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It's Halloween night, and Patrick helps [=Spongebob=] [=SpongeBob=] overcome his fear of the holiday by convincing him that "scary equals funny". [=Spongebob=] [=SpongeBob=] ends up having a laugh riot on Halloween night, which attracts the attention of the Flying Dutchman. Finding the scares provided in Bikini Bottom lackluster, the Dutchman decides to show [=Spongebob=] [=SpongeBob=] and Patrick how truly frightening Halloween can be.



* EvilIsNotAToy: After Spongebob flees the Dutchman's ship, Plankton's soul escapes from his cage and tries to convince the Dutchman to partner with him to take over the world, ruling it 70-30. The Dutchman uses his powers [[TheIgor to transform Plankton into his minion.]]

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* EmbarrassingOldPhoto: When thinking of how to scare the Flying Dutchman while he's trapped inside his mind, [=SpongeBob=] notes that he really gets scared when his mother shows people his naked baby pictures, which gives him the idea to scare the Flying Dutchman by thinking up himself as a giant naked infant.
* EvilIsNotAToy: After Spongebob [=SpongeBob=] flees the Dutchman's ship, Plankton's soul escapes from his cage and tries to convince the Dutchman to partner with him to take over the world, ruling it 70-30. The Dutchman uses his powers [[TheIgor to transform Plankton into his minion.]]



* OhCrap: [=SpongeBob=] brushes off seeing the imprisoned souls of his friends, assuming they're just more illusions made by the Flying Dutchman. It's only once he sees Patrick's soul imprisoned and his lifeless body beside him that he begins to freak out.

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* OhCrap: [=SpongeBob=] brushes off seeing the imprisoned souls of his friends, assuming they're just more illusions made by the Flying Dutchman. It's only once he sees Patrick's soul imprisoned and his lifeless body beside him that he begins to freak out.out.
* ShoutOut: [[Film/SoylentGreen "Krabby Patties are people! They're people patties! You're eating people patties!"]]
* TheSomethingSong" The Scare Song.
* WeCanRuleTogether: Plankton attempts to do this with the Flying Dutchman by saying when he takes over the world, they split it 70-30. The Dutchman is not impressed and turns Plankton into an Igor-like servant.


* EvilIsNotAToy: After Spongebob flees the Dutchman's ship, Plankton's soul escapes from his cage and tries to convince -the Dutchmn to partner with him to take over the world, ruling it 70-30. The Dutchman uses his powers [[TheIgor to transform Plankton into his minion.]]

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* EvilIsNotAToy: After Spongebob flees the Dutchman's ship, Plankton's soul escapes from his cage and tries to convince -the Dutchmn the Dutchman to partner with him to take over the world, ruling it 70-30. The Dutchman uses his powers [[TheIgor to transform Plankton into his minion.]]


* EvilIsNotAToy: After Spongebob flees the Dutchman's ship, Plankton's soul escapes from his cage and tries to convince -the Dutchmn to partner with him to take over the world, rulling it 70-30. The Dutchman uses his powers [[TheIgor to transform Plankton into his minion.]]

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* EvilIsNotAToy: After Spongebob flees the Dutchman's ship, Plankton's soul escapes from his cage and tries to convince -the Dutchmn to partner with him to take over the world, rulling ruling it 70-30. The Dutchman uses his powers [[TheIgor to transform Plankton into his minion.]]

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->''Terror all around you, and we've just begun\\
You'll be trembling helpless lumps of fear when we are done\\
Grim unearthly creatures flaunting nauseating features make for ghastly midnight screechers,\\
You'll be speechless but for '''AAAAAAAAAHH!!!'''''
-->-- "The Scare Song"

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* EvilIsNotAToy: After Spongebob flees the Dutchman's ship, Plankton's soul escapes from his cage and tries to convince -the Dutchmn to partner with him to take over the world, rulling it 70-30. The Dutchman uses his powers [[TheIgor to transform Plankton into his minion.]]

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* CallBack: Plankton warns the Flying Dutchman that he's personally seen some frightening thing in [=SpongeBob=]'s brain. Plankton's referring to when he entered [=SpongeBob=]'s mind in ''WesternAnimation/TheSpongeBobMovieSpongeOutOfWater'' and found the SugarBowl lying inside his brain.

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* CallBack: Plankton warns the Flying Dutchman that he's personally seen some frightening thing things in [=SpongeBob=]'s brain. Plankton's referring to when he entered [=SpongeBob=]'s mind in ''WesternAnimation/TheSpongeBobMovieSpongeOutOfWater'' and found the SugarBowl lying inside his brain.



* OhCrap: [=SpongeBob=] brushes off seeing the imprisoned souls of his friends, assuming they're just more illusions made by the Flying Dutchman. It's only once he sees Patrick's soul imprisoned and his lifeless body beside him does [=SpongeBob=] begin to freak out.

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* OhCrap: [=SpongeBob=] brushes off seeing the imprisoned souls of his friends, assuming they're just more illusions made by the Flying Dutchman. It's only once he sees Patrick's soul imprisoned and his lifeless body beside him does [=SpongeBob=] begin that he begins to freak out.


* HalloweenEpisode: This is the second episode of the show to revolve around Halloween, the first being "[[Recap/SpongeBobSquarePantsS1E13ScaredyPantsIWasATeenageGary Scaredy Pants]]" back in season one. Both episodes feature [=SpongeBob=] trying to get over his fears of the holiday, and feature the Flying Dutchman in prominent roles.

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* HalloweenEpisode: This is the second episode of the show to revolve around Halloween, the first being "[[Recap/SpongeBobSquarePantsS1E13ScaredyPantsIWasATeenageGary Scaredy Pants]]" back in season one. Both episodes feature [=SpongeBob=] trying to get over his fears of the holiday, and feature have the Flying Dutchman in a prominent roles.role.

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''The Legend of Boo-Kini Bottom'' is the second HalloweenEpisode from Creator/{{Nickelodeon}}'s ''WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants'' and the show's second stop-motion holiday special after ''WesternAnimation/ItsASpongeBobChristmas''.

It's Halloween night, and Patrick helps [=Spongebob=] overcome his fear of the holiday by convincing him that "scary equals funny". [=Spongebob=] ends up having a laugh riot on Halloween night, which attracts the attention of the Flying Dutchman. Finding the scares provided in Bikini Bottom lackluster, the Dutchman decides to show [=Spongebob=] and Patrick how truly frightening Halloween can be.

!!"The Legend of Boo-Kini Bottom" contains examples of:
* ArtShift: This is the second special to use stop-motion animation for the characters, while certain effects also utilize puppetry. Within the episode itself, the inside of [=SpongeBob=]'s mind is animated in a psychedelic style reminiscent of ''WesternAnimation/YellowSubmarine''.
* CallBack: Plankton warns the Flying Dutchman that he's personally seen some frightening thing in [=SpongeBob=]'s brain. Plankton's referring to when he entered [=SpongeBob=]'s mind in ''WesternAnimation/TheSpongeBobMovieSpongeOutOfWater'' and found the SugarBowl lying inside his brain.
* ContinuityNod: [=SpongeBob=] wears his flower costume from "[[Recap/SpongeBobSquarePantsS3E17 Krabby Land]]" for Halloween.
* FauxHorrific: Patrick thinks Squidward scaring trick-or-treaters away with onions is truly terrifying.
* HalloweenEpisode: This is the second episode of the show to revolve around Halloween, the first being "[[Recap/SpongeBobSquarePantsS1E13ScaredyPantsIWasATeenageGary Scaredy Pants]]" back in season one. Both episodes feature [=SpongeBob=] trying to get over his fears of the holiday, and feature the Flying Dutchman in prominent roles.
* HorrifyingTheHorror:[[invoked]] The Flying Dutchman is terrified by the [[TastesLikeDiabetes overly saccharine]] images he sees within [=SpongeBob=]'s psyche.
* KidsAreCruel: After seeing the Flying Dutchman steal the souls of Squidward and Mr. Krabs right in front of them, a couple of kids proceed to egg both their unconscious bodies and the Krusty Krab.
* OhCrap: [=SpongeBob=] brushes off seeing the imprisoned souls of his friends, assuming they're just more illusions made by the Flying Dutchman. It's only once he sees Patrick's soul imprisoned and his lifeless body beside him does [=SpongeBob=] begin to freak out.

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