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The Krabby Patty That Ate Bikini Bottom

Mr. Krabs uses Sandy's growth serum on a Krabby Patty with disastrous results.

"The Krabby Patty That Ate Bikini Bottom" contains examples of:

  • Ask a Stupid Question...: When the krabby patty becomes to big to carry, Mr. Krabs gives SpongeBob a grocery bag to put it in.
    SpongeBob: Grocery bag? Where'd you get a grocery bag?
    Mr. Krabs: The grocery store.
  • Bigger on the Inside: Mr. Krabs says this about Sandy's treedome.
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  • Call-Back: Sandy still has her coconut milk powered helicopter from "SpongeBob Vs. The Big One"
  • Giant Food: Sandy uses her growth serum to create a giant soy bean, and Mr. Krabs uses it on raw krabby patty meat. Both grow large with disastrous results.
  • I Can't Believe I'm Saying This: When the krabby patty starts to overtake the kitchen, SpongeBob states, "Never thought I'd say this, but I've gotta get out of this kitchen."
  • Offscreen Teleportation: SpongeBob appears in Sandy's treedome the second Mr. Krabs dials the phone, even bringing over a krabby patty that Mr. Krabs was gonna ask him to bring.
  • Painful Transformation: Absorbing all the krabby patty meat puts a lot of strain on SpongeBob's body.
  • Punctuated! For! Emphasis!: SpongeBob does this when he struggles to carry the krabby patty as it grows. "Patty...becoming...awkward."
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  • Shout-Out: To The Blob
  • Toilet Humor: After Sandy puts her growth serum on the krabby patty, Mr. Krabs complains about the smell. Sandy then excuses herself to go to the bathroom.

Bubble Buddy Returns

SpongeBob takes care of his bubble friend Bubble Buddy's son.

"Bubble Buddy Returns" contains examples of:

  • Babysitting Episode: The episode mainly focuses on SpongeBob looking after Bubble Buddy's son, Shiny.
  • Badly Battered Babysitter: SpongeBob suffers a lot of physical abuse to keep Shiny from being popped.
  • Bread, Eggs, Breaded Eggs: SpongeBob searches Squidward's cupboards for Shiny and finds various sharps objects, including barbed wire, cactuses, and cactuses protected by barbed wire.
  • Bratty Half-Pint: Shiny.
  • The Bus Came Back: This marks the second appearance of Bubble Buddy outside of video game appearances.
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  • Call-Back: Mr. Krabs unsurprisingly recalls that Bubble Buddy still owes him money.
  • Medium-Shift Gag: The inside of the Pillow Factory is shown as a live-action factory.
  • Noodle Incident: After SpongeBob blows Shiny back to normal, he ends up having a second head. When Bubble Buddy returns, he only reacts by saying, "I see you've grown a second head again, son."
  • Sequel Episode: To the episode "Bubble Buddy".
  • The Silent Bob: Shiny doesn't say a single word throughout the episode aside from Blowing a Raspberry.

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