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"'Cause it's sweet, sweet victory, yeah!"

Despite its intended audience of children, the SpongeBob SquarePants franchise has amazing soundtracks to fit the mood.

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  • Let's start off by talking about SpongeBob's classic, jolly theme. The funniest part about this theme is that the creators wanted to make it as annoying as possible. They succeeded, and while it might be annoying for SpongeBob haters, for everyone else, it definitely gets you in the mood for the show in its own way. The choral version sung by the pirates to open The Spongebob Squarepants Movie is sung more like a sea shanty, and it helps to underscore the epic adventure about to take place.
  • The first episode hits hard and fast with the use of "Living in the Sunlight, Loving in the Moonlight" by Tiny Tim. Backing an amazingly-satisfying sequence of SpongeBob cooking Patties, the steady falsetto and drum baseline makes the entire scene a delight to watch.
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  • "The Stranger in Town" fits the western standoff theme between SpongeBob and Bubble Bass, despite being about food...or perhaps because of it.
  • Give Jellyfish Fields A Chance. Jellyfish Fields, SpongeBob and Patrick's favorite place in Bikini Bottom, is going to be destroyed by a new superhighway, and they go out into town, and start protesting in the form of song.
  • Where's Gary from SpongeBob's Greatest Hits is pretty awesome. It's like Gary's Song, but more lively.
    SpongeBob: I wonder how things went so wrong. I turned around and he was gone. WHERE'S GARY!?
  • Under My Rock from The Movie Album is pretty cool. It has Patrick singing about his rock and how it's the only place he'll ever stay.
    Patrick: It's cold and hard and kind of gray. It's the only place I'll ever stay. Got snacks in the frdge and a telephone, in this stone that I call home! Let's Rock!
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  • War Blowers, debuting and best remembered in "Reef Blower", is an action-packed theme that adds an extra oomph to the many antics on display.
  • Pressure Point from "Grandma's Kisses" (despite only being briefly played) may count as one, as in order to be a man, "You must acquire a taste for freeform Jazz."
  • The Mob is another memorable tune, from when SpongeBob inspected the city as Hall Monitor.
  • "The Camping Episode" is already a hilarious Bottle Episode, but to add the icing on the cake is "The Campfire Song Song". A happy little camp fire song (song), that gets a burst of energy halfway through. It's short, but sweet, and has a Funny Moment:
    SpongeBob: Squidward! Good!
  • "The Best Day Ever". It's the best song ever!
    SpongeBob: IT'S THE BEST DAY EVER!
  • "Band Geeks" is widely regarded as one of the series' most awesome episodes, and it culminates in a singularly awesome Bubble Bowl half-time performance of "Sweet Victory" by the main cast, with special mention going to SpongeBob on lead vocals, Patrick on drums, Mrs. Puff on lead guitar, Plankton on keyboard and backing vocals, and Squidward as bandleader. It's hard to resist joining the (live-action) crowd in waving lighters during the performance. No wonder Squilliam had a heart attack upon seeing the band's performance.
  • "Advanced Attack" sounds similar to an epic naval battle, but is most prominently used when Larry saved a man in "SpongeGuard on Duty". This signifies how Badass Larry was during his time as a life guard.
  • Attack is often used when someone is warned of the dire situations at hand, creating a scene of panic. Also, it sounds amazing.
  • Need a theme to strike terror and soil trousers when ever you appear? Well "Malleus Mallificarum (a)" seems to the just the thing for The Flying Dutchman!
  • During the well-liked Battle for Bikini Bottom game, "The Flying Dutchman's Graveyard" has a spooky, yet kickass theme for Sandy's trek there.
  • "Robot SpongeBob/Robot Plankton/Chum Bucket theme" is pure awesomeness for a good licensed game.
  • During the opening sequence of "F.U.N.", the use of "Heroes Win" creates a badass mood when SpongeBob decides to save the day. Then "Chase that Car" is badass swing to fit the Cat and Mouse scenario SpongeBob and Plankton are in.
  • "Chill Out", AKA Season 1 Plankton-based episodes title music. This suave theme fits the villainy present in those episodes.
  • "Dramatic Cue G" is a song fitting for any Adventurer during the Dark Ages.
  • The Fun Song from the aptly titled "F.U.N." episode. Sing it with us: F is for friends who do stuff together, U is for you and me, N is for anywhere and anytime at all...
  • Sandy's gentle Texas song is both this and a bit of a Tear Jerker.
  • Similarly both an awesome melody and Tear Jerky, Gary, Come Home.
  • "Goofy Goober Rock" from the movie; not just the song, but the scene it accompanies. SpongeBob uses The Power of Rock to free Plankton's buckethead slaves. Probably the greatest Deus ex Machina of all time.
  • "Stadium Rave A", the music used during the famous "Jellyfish Jam" dance sequence. Later in the episode, we are treated to Jellyfish Jam, orchestrated by SpongeBob and performed by undersea creatures and objects. Also a heartwarming moment, considering SpongeBob is leading the jellyfish back home.
  • Whenever "Send Them Victorious" plays, you KNOW something awesome will happen!
  • The hilariously narmy "Krusty Krab Pizza" song from "Pizza Delivery". "KRUSTY KRA-A-A-YEAH-YEAH-AH-AH PIZZAAAAA! IS THE PIZZA YEAH FOR YOU AND...MEEEEEEEEEEEE-HEE-HEE-HEEEEEEEE!"
  • Sailing Over the Dogger Bank is the salty, earthy sea shanty that opens Season 2's "Sailor Mouth".
  • Tom Fool is the lithe, fanciful and surprisingly infectious woodwind music from the opening of "The Campfire Episode".
  • Dangerous A is the rumbling, Jaws-esque Nightmare Fuel cue from "Clams" and several other scary episodes of the series. Death Trap manages to top it with blaring, fearful horns and a skirmish xylophone.
  • Music to Drive By is the rarely-used, upbeat, happy-go-lucky big band music SpongeBob and Mystery bond to, and one of the most impressive pieces of original music in the series.
    • Stealth by Night deserves a mention for its spine-tingling atmospheric build-up.
    • Superquick is in a similar vein and is Mr. Krabs' joyous, percussion-heavy victory music over making his millionth dollar in "Clams".
  • Wonderland of Snow is probably the most Christmas-y song you'll ever listen to.
  • Stack of Leis is the musical equivalent to just relaxing and resting after a long day, and letting your body give itself out.
  • Hawaiian Flower and Hawaiian Train: two similarly themed songs that are both Sweet Dreams Fuel from start to end. Let's also add in Hawaiian Calypso.
  • Secret Service is SpongeBob and Patrick's super smooth and relentless spy music from "Wet Painters" and "Spy Buddies".
  • Sneak Up is the sleazy, creeping big band theme for SpongeBob's more... criminal activities.
  • Saxaboogie is the go-to song to get any party up and hoppin'. No, seriously. It's that good. It's commonly associated with Larry the Lobster and Goo Lagoon.
    • Stars and Games is another sax-driven track to get a beach party started.
    • Another Larry-related song is the rocking Surfing Summer, the instrumentals of which often appeared in pre-movie episodes.
  • What Shall We Do With The Drunken Sailor is the jovial, accordion rendition of the classic sea shanty "The Drunken Sailor" and Mr. Krabs' theme throughout the series.
  • Up She Rises is a bombastic fanfare that quickly turns into a proud, militant variation of the theme for Mr. Krabs and the Krusty Krab.
  • "When Worlds Collide", the shockingly catchy and epic piece from "UGH!"
  • "Ripped Pants" is a bouncy and charming Beach Boys-esque pop song from the episode of the same name. People who started this show from the first season consider it a classic tune.
  • "A Pirate's Life For Me", a very lively orchestrated tune that makes you want to go on an adventure.
  • Squidward's orchestrated piece from "Suction Cup Symphony", which sounds like something ripped directly from Mozart. Maybe Squidward does have musical talent after all.
  • "Attitude of Gratitude" is an incredibly catchy song sung by SpongeBob in "Sponge-Cano!" Squidward even recites some of the lyrics at the end.
  • The Rake Hornpipe, a.k.a. the main Krusty Krab theme. Another tune guaranteed to stir up serious nostalgia.
  • "Down the Well", an upbeat song sung by SpongeBob in the well-liked episode "Wishing You Well", about SpongeBob wanting to make everyone's wishes come true.


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