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Recap / Sponge Bob Square Pants S 6 E 3 Spongicus Suction Cup Symphony

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Plankton demolishes the Chum Bucket and replaces it with a coliseum, featuring a man-eating lion.

Spongicus contains examples of:

  • Everybody Laughs Ending: SpongeBob, Patrick, Krabs, and Squidward begin laughing as the music cue signals the end of the episode, but the scene continues. One by one, the characters get bored, stop laughing, and walk away.
  • Everyone Has Standards: Mr. Krabs is noticeably upset that his mother wants to see Spongebob and Patrick mauled by the lionfish.
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  • Mix-and-Match Critters: The lionfish is literally just a lion's head on a fish body.
  • Tempting Fate: After the lionfish is released, SpongeBob excitedly says to Squidward, "I can't wait to see the poor sucker who has to go against that beast!" Immediately afterwards, Patrick is released into the ring and SpongeBob is horrified.

Suction Cup Symphony

Squidward attempts to write a symphony for the Bikini Bottom Orchestra.


Suction Cup Symphony contains examples of:

  • Getting Crap Past the Radar: At one point, SpongeBob is standing behind Patrick as he puts on a latex glove. It cuts to Squidward and a squeaking noise is heard while Patrick hollers. During the performance, it turns out that SpongeBob is squeezing a rubber duck.
  • Nightmare Face: Squidward has one when he finally finishes his composition.
  • Playing Doctor: SpongeBob acts as Patrick's doctor due to Patrick not having health insurance.
  • Throw the Dog a Bone: Squidward's performance gets applauded at the end.

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