SpongeBob SquarePants 1999 | TV Show

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A chipper sea sponge and his nautical neighbors make waves in the deep-sea city of Bikini Bottom in this clever and playful kiddie cartoon aimed at preschoolers. SpongeBob's acquaintances include goofy starfish Patrick, cheerful squirrel Sandy Cheeks (who (more…)

Premiered: July 17, 1999

Rating: TV-Y

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Sun Mar 1 8:30am
A Flea in Her Dome; Donut of Shame; The Krusty Plate NIK

Sandy's Tree Dome has fleas; Patrick is wracked with guilt over unwittingly stealing a doughnut from SpongeBob; a plate refuses to come clean for SpongeBob at the Krusty Krab.

Sun Mar 1 9:00am
Born to Be Wild; Best Frenemies NIK

SpongeBob tries to protect the town from a biker gang. Later, Mr. Krab looks into a smoothie shop that is stealing his business.

Sun Mar 1 9:30am
Model Sponge(Season 7, Episode 8) NIK

SpongeBob gets modeling work in a commercial for kitchen sponges.

Sun Mar 1 10:00am
Picture Day; Pat No Pay; Blackjack NIK

SpongeBob tries to make it to boating school without getting dirty for picture day; Patrick is put to work to pay off his Krabby Patty tab; SpongeBob's parents are missing and the clues point to Spongebob's bully of a cousin, Blackjack.

Sun Mar 1 10:30am
Mermaidman Begins; Plankton's Good Eye NIK

SpongeBob and Patrick learn the story of their heroes' origins; Plankton acquires a second eye, which changes his personality.

Sun Mar 1 11:30am
Back to the Past; The Bad Guy Club for Villains NIK

SpongeBob and Patrick time travel in order to see younger versions of their favorite superheroes; SpongeBob and Patrick watch Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy square off against evildoers.

Sun Mar 1 6:00pm
Penny Foolish; Nautical Novice NIK

Mr. Krab obsesses over obtaining a penny that SpongeBob found on the street; SpongeBob hopes to impress his boating teacher with his mastery of nautical history, which he tries to memorize in one night.

Sun Mar 1 6:30pm
Squidward's School for Grown Ups; Oral Report NIK

Patrick tries to act mature after he grows a beard; SpongeBob gets nervous about a public-speaking assignment.

Sun Mar 1 7:00pm
Eek, An Urchin!; Squid's Defense NIK

SpongeBob discovers a sea urchin in the Krusty Krab, so he tries to get rid of it. Also: Squidward sets out to learn karate.

Sun Mar 1 7:30pm
Giant Squidward; No Nose Knows NIK

Squidward becomes a giant after being sprayed with plant fertilizer. Later, Patrick gets a nose for the first time and experiences many delightful smells---and some terrible odors that he vows to eliminate.

Mon Mar 2 7:00am
Sandy's Rocket; Squeaky Boots NIK

Patrick and SpongeBob accidentally launch Sandy's rocket; Mr. Krabs gives SpongeBob a pair of boots instead of a paycheck. Voices include Tom Kenny, Bill Fagerbaake, Clancy Brown, Carolyn Lawrence.

Mon Mar 2 7:30am
A Day Without Tears; Summer Job NIK

SpongeBob tries not to cry for a whole day; Mrs. Puff is stuck working during summer break.

Mon Mar 2 8:00am
The Secret Box; Band Geeks NIK

SpongeBob resorts to underhanded measures to learn the mystery behind Patrick's secret box. Later, Squidward forms a marching band.

Mon Mar 2 2:00pm
Shanghaied; Gary Takes a Bath NIK

Gary avoids getting a bath. Later, the spooky Flying Dutchman (voice of Brian Doyle Murray) drops anchor in Bikini Bottom and captures SpongeBob, Patrick and Squidward. After a failed attempt to “sail around and frighten people,” and a close call with (more…)

Mon Mar 2 2:30pm
Jellyfishing; Plankton NIK

SpongeBob and Patrick take Squidward, who is recovering from a bike accident, on a jellyfishing trip; and SpongeBob's mind is taken over by Plankton, Mr. Krabs' business rival. Voices include Tom Kenny, Bill Fagerbakke, Clancy Brown.

Mon Mar 2 3:00pm
The Snowball Effect; One Krab's Trash NIK

A snowy day brings SpongeBob out to play, but Squid is reluctant to join in the fun. Later, Mr. Krabs foolishly sells a novelty hat worth millions.

Mon Mar 2 4:00pm
No Weenies Allowed; Squilliam Returns NIK

SpongeBob's lightweight appearance prevents him from entering the toughest club in Bikini Bottom; and Squidward brags to a former school rival that he owns a five-star restaurant. Voices include...Squilliam: Dee Bradley Baker. Reg: Tom Wilson. Doctor Fish: (more…)

Mon Mar 2 4:30pm
As Seen on TV; Can You Spare a Dime NIK

Fame goes to SpongeBob's head after making a brief appearance on TV; an out-of-work Squidward begins to mooch off of his pals.

Tue Mar 3 7:00am
Enemy In-Law; Mermaid Man & Barnacle Boy VI - The Motion Picture NIK

Mr. Krabs does not approve of his mother's new suitor: rival restaurateur Plankton; SpongeBob persuades Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy to come out of retirement one more time and star in a movie based on their superhero adventures.

Tue Mar 3 7:30am
Welcome to the Chum Bucket; Frankendoodle NIK

Mr. Krabs loses his best fry cook---SpongeBob---to Plankton in a bet. Later, a prankster named SpongeDoodle wreaks havoc in Bikini Bottom.

Tue Mar 3 8:00am
Hall Monitor; Jellyfish Jam NIK

SpongeBob goes on a power trip when he is appointed hall monitor at Mrs. Puff's Boating School; disco-loving jellyfish wreak havoc on Bikini Bottom. Voices include Tom Kenny, Bill Fagerbakke, Rodger Bumpass.

Tue Mar 3 2:00pm
Texas; Walking Small NIK

SpongeBob and friends attempt to cure Sandy Cheeks' homesickness by bringing the heart of Texas to Bikini Bottom. Also: SpongeBob learns a lesson about respect after the mischievous Plankton's evil scheme fails. Voices include Tom Kenny, Bill Fagerbakke, R (more…)

Tue Mar 3 2:30pm
Squid on Strike; Sandy, SpongeBob and the Worm NIK

Squidward coerces SpongeBob to walk off the job and go on strike against Mr. Krabs; Sandy bullies SpongeBob into fighting a giant worm.

Tue Mar 3 3:00pm
Procrastination; I'm With Stupid NIK

A wacky dream provides SpongeBob with the inspiration for his boating-school essay. Later, he plays dumb to impress Patrick's parents.

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