SpongeBob and Patrick work on Old Man Jenkins' farm.
"FarmerBob" contains examples of:
- Crop Circles: SpongeBob and Patrick unintentionally create one, which brings aliens to the barn party.
- Mix-and-Match Critters: This episode shows underwater versions of farm animals such as a large jellyfish with cow spots and utters, a small jellyfish with bee stripes, and worms that are shaped like hogs.
- Perplexing Pearl Production: The clams spit out eggs instead of pearls since they are supposed to be the underwater version of hens.
- Visual Pun: The barn raising scene.
- Working Off The Debt: Mr. Krabs get the Krusty Krab vegetables from Old Man Jenkins's farm. He pays off his debt by having SpongeBob and Patrick work on his farm.
Gary & Spot
Gary and Spot go out to visit various locations while being pursued by animal control.
"Gary & Spot" contains examples of:
- Punch-Clock Villain: Marvin the animal control officer is a genuinely nice guy, just lonely.
- The Bus Came Back: Spot returns in this episode. His last major appearance was in "Plankton's Pet" three seasons earlier, having minor appearances in "Spot Returns" and "Bottle Burglars."
- Throw the Dog a Bone: Feeling bad for Marvin's loneliness, Gary creates him a wife made of slime.