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Chum Bucket Supreme

Plankton hires Patrick to creating advertising slogans for the Chum Bucket.

"Chum Bucket Supreme" contains examples of:

  • Accidental Public Confession: While telling Patrick that he thinks his customers are the "dumbest of the dumb", Plankton accidentally speaks into the microphone that he was using to transmit the sounds of his cash register.
  • Comically Missing the Point: When the Chum is Fum logo loses its luster, Plankton shows Patrick a graph that displays a line going into a toilet.
    Patrick: I think I see the problem. Your potty has a shocky thing in it.
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  • Ghost in the Machine: While Patrick is trying to read Plankton's sign, it shows the inside of his brain with miniature Patricks trying to escape from the burning building.
  • Glad I Thought of It:
    Karen: Well, why don't you do what all good business owners do?
    Plankton: What would that be?
    Karen: Advertise your product, of course.
    Plankton: Advertising? I can't believe it took me so long to come up with this.
  • Series Continuity Error: Plankton claims to not know who Patrick is despite having hired him in "The Fry Cook Games".
  • "The Reason You Suck" Speech: Plankton delivers one to Patrick, leading to Accidental Public Confession:
    Plankton: Check? You want money for those stupid catchphrases? Anybody can sell to my idiot customers. They're buffoons! Morons! They'll buy anything I sell them. They're the dumbest of the dumb! The stupidest of the stupid! They're dummies, dweebs and doodoo dunderheads! I can keep that rabble right where I want 'em!
    Hockey Players: What was that about doodoo dunderheads, eh?
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  • Title Drop: "Chum Bucket Supreme" is what Plankton calls the chum he serves in large buckets.
  • Totem Pole Trench: Mr. Krabs and SpongeBob do this to sneak into the Chum Bucket unnoticed, using a giant clamshell for the head with Mr. Krabs peeking out. Plankton saw through their disguise, however.


Single Cell Anniversary

SpongeBob helps Plankton find an anniversary gift for Karen.

"Single Cell Anniversary" contains examples of:

  • Big "NO!": SpongeBob does this after Karen finishes loading the krabby patty formula. Plankton does this later after Karen deactivates.
  • Big "YES!": Plankton does this after Karen finishes loading the krabby patty formula. SpongeBob later does this while cheering that Karen exploded, preventing Plankton from getting the formula.
  • Explain, Explain... Oh, Crap!: After Plankton succeeds in wooing Karen, she starts to download the krabby patty formula for him as a gift.
    SpongeBob: They're such a lovely couple... THE KRABBY PATTY FORMULA?!
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  • Forgotten Anniversary: Plankton doesn't remember it's his and Karen's anniversary despite the obvious hints she gives him.
  • Glass-Shattering Sound: Plankton sings a note that shatters Squidward's glass of iced tea and Sandy's air helmet.
  • Near-Villain Victory: Plankton manages to get Karen to load up the formula after giving her present, but at the last minute, she bursts into tears. If she didn't cry which shorted her out when she did, Plankton would've won without question.
  • Nice Job Breaking It, Hero!: After helping Plankton woo Karen, SpongeBob finds out that she plans to give him the krabby patty formula as an anniversary gift. Plankton gleefully rubs this mistake in SpongeBob's face.
  • Obnoxious In-Laws: Karen's E.M.I.L.P (Emergency Mother In-Law Program) functions as this.
  • Serenade Your Lover: SpongeBob gives Plankton the idea of making a song to sing to Karen, and later in the episode, Plankton sings her a song called "Oh My Karen".
  • Sidetracked by the Analogy:
    SpongeBob: Oh, when the time comes, you'll know. The music she'll love comes from inside.
    Plankton: Why are you so obsessed with my internal organs?
    SpongeBob: This is it, Plankton.
    Plankton: I don't think I'm ready.
    SpongeBob: Oh, you just got butterflies in your tummy.
    Plankton: No, I'm just nervous. I don't know what flying insects have to do with it.
  • Spanner in the Works: It's Karen herself who ironically ruins Plankton's plans, as she's so touched by his song that she cries and shorts herself out.
  • Tears of Joy: Karen does this while she's downloading the krabby patty formula, causing her to short out.
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