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  • In "Something Smells", when SpongeBob goes around asking people if he's ugly, he jumps on a boat's windshield and his horrible breath blinds the driver.
  • In "No Free Rides", when Mrs. Puff steals SpongeBob's new boat, he attempts to pepper spray her but has the can pointed backwards and sprays himself.
  • In "I'm Your Biggest Fanatic", as part of SpongeBob's "initiation" into the Jellyspotters, Kevin has him put jelly on his face to feed the jellyfish. Kevin expects the jellyfish to sting SpongeBob, but SpongeBob sneezes and the jellyfish fly into Kevin's eyes, then zap him, causing his eyes to welt up.
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  • Played with in the episode "Graveyard Shift" when SpongeBob's eyes scream.
  • In "The Fry Cook Games", as a display of manliness before a fight, Patrick rips a lemon in half, then puts both halves on his eyes and screams either out of pain or enthusiasm.
  • In "Krab-Borg", Mr. Krabs prepares to salt a hard-boiled egg, but SpongeBob calling out to him distracts him and causes him to get the salt in his eyes.
  • There was a scene in the episode "Wet Painters" where SpongeBob sees a microscopic drop of paint on Mr. Krabs' first dollar and his eyes crack open, causing his irises to ooze out.
  • Near the beginning of "Snowball Effect" Squidward is at home about to enjoy a cup of tea with a lemon wedge, until he squirts it in his eye.
  • In "Krabby Land", SpongeBob realizes that kids enjoy seeing others in pain when he creates a bubble that pops and gets soap in his eyes. He follows up by pouring the whole bottle of soap into them.
  • "SpongeBob Meets the Strangler":
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    • When the Strangler is being arrested, the police, for seemingly no reason other than Rule of Funny, handcuff his eyes.
    • Later in that episode, SpongeBob tries to help the Strangler (currently working as his bodyguard in order to get close to him) reach a window by attempting to jump onto his back wearing cleated shoes. He misses the back and the shoes land in both of the Strangler's eyes. His eyes aren't gouged out, being a kid's show and all, but it doesn't decrease the Squick value.
      Strangler: Get your feet out of my eye sockets!
      SpongeBob: I'm trying, but my cleats are stuck in your corneas!
  • The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie:
    • Early on, King Neptune's bald head causes a man's eyeballs to smoke and burn from the brightness.
    • Later, when Mindy is showing SpongeBob and Patrick what's happening in Bikini Bottom without them, she shows them Neptune having a squire trying to give him spray-on hair only to accidentally spray it in Neptune's eyes, covering them in hair.
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    • When Dennis returns late in the film after being stepped on by the "cyclops", SpongeBob attempts to reason with him and offers him his bubbles. His bubble wand catches the wind and fires a stream of bubbles in Dennis's eyes.
  • In "Fear of a Krabby Patty", Plankton (posing as a therapist) tells SpongeBob to close his eyes tighter than he already has them, then he tells him to close them tighter than that, which causes SpongeBob's eyelids to tear like paper.
  • In "Skill Crane", when Squidward comes home after being unable to win at the crane even once, he finds that he can't pick up anything with his tentacles anymore, beginning with the TV remote. In a lapse in judgment he attempts to push one of the buttons with his eye, then screams bloody murder and falls under the table. Later, when Squidward hijacks a construction crane and can't stop it, SpongeBob does an Eye Pop and uses his elongated eyes as legs to run away.
  • By watching enough episodes, it's clear that SpongeBob is very literal when given eye-related orders. If he's told to keep his eyes peeled he will rip the skin off his eyeballs.
  • In "Ghost Host", the Flying Dutchman tries several mildly scary things in order to disturb SpongeBob, and, towards the climax of the episode, appears as a huge snake with a huge, grotesque baby's head, which melts, turning into an effigy of SpongeBob, whose eyes elongate into hideous wiggling white worms and squiggle onto the floor. As well as the fact that spiders came out his eye sockets and mouth.
  • "Blackened Sponge" featured several different depictions of SpongeBob getting a black eye. Though it shows multiple objects impacting with his cornea, there's nothing too graphic or violent because, again, it's a kids' show.
  • In "Born to be Wild" when Squidward sees the Wild Ones (actually the Mild Ones) headed toward the Krusty Krab through a pair of binoculars, his does an Eye Pop straight through the lenses and his eyes remain stretched out before he falls out of the crow's nest.
  • In "Money Talks", during Mr. Krabs' dream of him selling his soul to the Flying Dutchman to gain the ability to talk to money, he wakes up when the Dutchman reaches into a bag and throws dust in his eyes.
  • In "Toy Store of Doom", when SpongeBob and Patrick run out of the Toy Barrel after being stuck inside all night, their eyes are visibly smoking.
  • In "I ♥ Dancing", Squidward pokes SpongeBob in the eye and leaves a dent for a few seconds before it pops itself out. SpongeBob doesn't flinch.
  • In "Enchanted Tiki Dreams", SpongeBob and Patrick annoy Squidward at work by squirting mustard in their eyes.
  • SpongeBob also accidentally squirts mustard in Squidward's eyes in "Stuck in the Wringer"; not only do his eyes burn, but they also shrivel up and fall on SpongeBob's patty.
  • In "Eek, an Urchin!", SpongeBob tries to spray a blob of ketchup on the floor but ends up spraying his eyes instead.
  • In "Whelk Attack," Sandy asks SpongeBob and Patrick to lend her their corneas. They remove their corneas like contact lenses and give them to Sandy, then there's a shot of SpongeBob and Patrick with gaping holes where their pupils should be.
  • In The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water, when Plankton (as muscular superhero Plank-Ton) shakes down Burger-Beard and his ship, the latter squirts hot sauce in the former's eye.
  • In "Company Picnic", SpongeBob flicks a pickle chip in Squidward's eye, and while reaching for a bottle of water Squidward accidentally squirts hot sauce into it, setting it on fire. Mr. Krabs puts his eye out with a fire extinguisher.
  • In "Out of the Picture", Squidward shows Larry one of his paintings and Larry's eyes burst into flames. He rips his eyes out of his head, but his eye holes catch fire, too.
  • In "Porous Pockets" when trying to decide what to spend his money on at the mall, SpongeBob visits a pet store where baby scallops latch onto his eyes. Patrick then pulls them off, ripping off SpongeBob's eyelids in the process.
  • In "Feral Friends", a tremor causes Mr. Krabs to accidentally jab Mrs. Puff in the eye with a forkful of cake.
  • In "Teacher's Pests", Plankton is driving a tank while drinking a cup of coffee and runs Mr. Krabs off the road and up a mountain. When Mr. Krabs' boat falls on Plankton's tank and flips it over, Plankton finds that the coffee has disappeared from his mug, before looking up and the coffee cascading into his eye. At the end of the episode, when Plankton, Mr. Krabs, and SpongeBob are all sewn together after being mangled in an explosion, Plankton sees that his body is now replacing one of Mr. Krabs' eyes, and Krabs' head is sewn to the part of SpongeBob's head where his eyes used to be.
  • In "The Incredible Shrinking Sponge", when Squidward has to work the grill after SpongeBob shrinks, he accidentally flips a Krabby Patty into his eye, causing it to get horribly burned, then he relieves it with a baster full of water.
  • After making himself "normal" in the episode "Not Normal", SpongeBob attempts to make himself weird again through clenching, which just makes his eyes shoot out of his head.
  • In "Call the Cops", when Plankton is absconding with the Krabby Patty formula, he runs face-first into a police officer's boot, then pries himself loose while his eye and teeth remain stuck to it.
  • "The String" opens with SpongeBob setting his eyes on fire when he uses them to flip patties. He puts the fire out with hot mustard, which causes his eyes to melt.
  • "Plankton's Good Eye" has Plankton attempting to give himself a second eye. His first attempt makes him grow eyes all over himself until one extra-large eye grows out of his mouth and overtakes his whole body.
  • "Bubble Trouble" opens with SpongeBob and Patrick blowing bubbles when Patrick comes up with the idea to substitute their bubble soap with hot sauce. They repeatedly get the hot sauce bubbles in their eyes, causing them to disintegrate before they quickly grow back.
  • In "Plankton Paranoia", Mr. Krabs prepares a platter of booby-trapped Krabby Patties intended for Plankton. While preventing the partygoers at his surprise birthday party from eating them, two jellyfish come out of one and sting his eyes, then another comes open and his eyes get clamped by a beartrap.
  • During the pet revolt in "Grooming Gary", a snail who was previously made to wear a too-small pair of glasses by her owner makes him wear the same glasses and he screams in pain in response. Shortly after, another snail squeezes a guy's eyes when she lassos him with a diamond-studded leash.
  • In "Karen's Baby", after Chip is delivered, SpongeBob gives him a can of keyboard spray as a gift. The nozzle flies off and barely misses Plankton, but rebounds off a wall and hits him from behind, knocking his eye out of its socket.
  • In "SpongeBob's Big Birthday Blowout", Plankton suggests that they do a torture theme for SpongeBob's party and squeezes himself in a vise, causing his eye to pop out.
  • In "Home Sweet Rubble", when SpongeBob's pineapple house begins rotting, his friends give him an unwanted remodeling that's a hodgepodge of a space-age house, at Sandy's suggestion, with half of a boat sticking out of it from Mr. Krabs and a rock from Patrick. Mr. Krabs also gives him some vintage condiment jars, and when SpongeBob presses the pump on one of them, he gets flakes of fossilized brown mustard in his eyes that cause them to smoke.
  • In "Squirrel Jelly", one of the mutant jellyfish that Sandy created slices Patrick's head open, then two of them enter his head, push his eyes out, and zap him from his sockets. Later, a giant jellyfish squeezes SpongeBob and Patrick, causing their eyes to pop out.
  • In "Sing a Song of Patrick", a band member's eyes dissolve into dust after he read Patrick's song, because of how bad it is.
  • In "Chocolate with Nuts", Patrick takes SpongeBob's suggestion to focus on getting the customer to buy their chocolate as to focus on the customer himself. He stretches his eyes in and out to do so until the customer closes his door on them, but Patrick just takes the opportunity to admire the guy's home.
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