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Recap / Sponge Bob Square Pants S 12 E 1 Farmer Bob Gary And Spot

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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.
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  • 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.

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