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Recap / Sponge Bob Square Pants S 5 E 10

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A Flea in Her Dome

SpongeBob and Patrick try to help Sandy rid her treedome of fleas.

"A Flea in Her Dome" contains examples of:

  • Comical Overreacting: Patrick does this when Sandy explains that flea sucks out blood when it bites.
    Patrick: I'VE BEEN BITTEN BY A VAMPIRE FLEA! NOOOOOOOO! I'm gonna turn into a vampire now! It's already happening! (Starts grunting and make wierd faces)
  • Department of Redundancy Department: When Patrick complains to Sandy about all the fleas attacking him.
    Patrick: Okay, you know what? None of this would have happened if you didn't come back with your infestation! All you've brought us is fleas, and trouble and pain and itching and a rash! And pain and fleas and itching and... pain! So... much... pain! So much pain.
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  • Flea Episode: When Sandy returns home from Texas, she picks up a flea, which quickly multiplies and makes her, SpongeBob, and Patrick itch.
  • Freudian Slip: Happens during Sandy's party while she is itching like crazy.
    Sandy: (opens a gift box and takes out a purple sandboard) A new itch board? I mean, a new snowboard? Boy, I sure can't wait to scratch this down chafe mountain.
    SpongeBob: Don't you mean ride this down Scab Mountain?
    Sandy: Thank you very rawness, SpongeBob and Pat.
    SpongeBob: Uh, you're welcome, Sandy. Hey, uh, are you still up for some karate chops?
    Sandy: (Still scratching her neck) Rashy sore. I mean, sure.
  • Explosive Breeder: Sandy starts with one flea on her. By the end, her whole treedome explodes with waves of fleas.
  • Screw This, I'm Outta Here!: After the fleas start multiplying, SpongeBob and Patrick try to make a break for it. But the fleas block the exit.
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  • Scissors Cuts Rock: Sandy attempts to keep the fleas at bay with a flea collar, but after fighting SpongeBob and Patrick over it she just wraps the collar around the three of them so the fleas can't get any of them. However, the fleas had already started to multiply enough that they had enough offspring to blitz through the three of them and eat the collar.
  • Series Continuity Error: SpongeBob is shown to not know what fleas are, but in "Squirrel Jokes" he mentions fleas in one of his jokes.

The Donut of Shame

Patrick takes SpongeBob's donut but can't stop feeling guilty for what he did.


"The Donut of Shame" contains examples of:

  • An Aesop: Don't assume the worst about something you thought you took. It might've been yours all along.
  • Cutaway Gag: Upon waking up at SpongeBob's house, Patrick remembers they were up past 8:30, saying "things get real crazy after 8:30". It then shows SpongeBob and Patrick having a tea party with stuffed animals.
  • Getting Crap Past the Radar: SpongeBob and Patrick look very inebriated at Patrick's birthday party.
  • Good Angel, Bad Angel: An angel donut and a devil donut appear on Patrick's shoulders.
  • "Shaggy Dog" Story: After spending the whole episode feeling guilty that he took SpongeBob's donut from him. SpongeBob reveals that he gave the donut to him last night as a birthday present.
  • You Monster!: Patrick imagines SpongeBob saying this to him after stepping on his donut.

The Krusty Plate

SpongeBob tries to clean a nasty spot of a Krusty Krab plate.

"The Krusty Plate" contains examples of:

  • Made of Indestructium: The spot that won't come off the plate
  • Medium-Shift Gag: The live action Stock Footage of an underwater atomic explosion (from Dying For Pie) is used in this episode.
  • Noodle Incident: The last time SpongeBob was left alone at the Krusty Krab, the whole place was on fire.
    Mr. Krabs: Should've never left you alone with a lit blow torch and me roller skates.
  • Spit Shine: One of SpongeBob's attempts to clean the spot off the plate.
  • This Means War!: SpongeBob says this after failing to wipe away the spot

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