By: Eli Grimes
SpongeBob SquarePants has left an imprint on all of our childhoods and we continue quoting it to this day. The show has made its way into yearbooks and remains a part of daily conversations. To create a list in regard to SpongeBob moments is not to rank said moments, but instead to appreciate them. Let’s kick off our ten SpongeBob moments that will forever go down in history.
10.) “Firmly Grasp It In Your Hand” Season 1 Episode 3
Ahhh yes, the first season of SpongeBob SquarePants brought us many memorable quotes, but few match the chaotic energy of this scene.
9.) “Rock Bottom Bus” Season 1 Episode 17
SpongeBob devises several ways to attempt getting on a bus back home to Bikini Bottom after he finds himself in eerie Rock Bottom. If only they could understand his accent…
8.) “Dumb ole Texas” Season 1 Episode 18
SpongeBob and Patrick look to cheer up Sandy after she falls homesick, but ultimately succeed in destroying the Krusty Krab...again.
7.) “It’s Not My Wallet!” Season 2 Episode 31
Man-Ray convinces SpongeBob and Patrick he’s done with his evil ways, but Patrick tests his new-found goodness...and patience. An all-time classic.
6.) “Write that down, write that down!” Season 3 Episode 17
Squidward is excited about SpongeBob and Patrick leaving for the weekend on a camping trip...only to discover they’re in his own front yard. Season 3 brought us several brilliant moments.
5.) “Big Meaty Claws!” Season 2 Episode 15
Squidward attempts to get a band together for the Bubble Bowl after Squilliam Fancyson asks him to cover it. Several citizens of Bikini Bottom come to tension with the main characters in an ultimate halftime performance.
4. "I call this one, Striped Sweater.” Season 3 Episode 13
The best time to wear a striped sweater is all the time. Debatable, but SpongeBob's newfound “fame” gets to his head and customers at the Krusty Krab deal with the consequences in this fan-favorite.
3.) “Do I have to follow you all day?” Season 2 Episode 10
SpongeBob and Patrick visit a Jellyfisherman’s Expo and SpongeBob meets Kevin The Sea Cucumber. Patrick, on the other hand, wants to touch everything.
2.) “A floating shopping list!” Season 3 Episode 6
Smitty Werbenjagermanjensen owned that soda-drinking hat and it was cursed. Mr. Krabs scares SpongeBob with a floating shopping list in this unforgettable Season 3 moment.
1.) “Preparing the Krabby Patty!” Season 3 Episode 10
SpongeBob undergoes the Krusty Krab Training Seminar and in the end ultimately gets to prepare a Krabby Patty after much anticipation.
The SpongeBob series has brought us so much joy and we owe it to Stephen Hillenburg to keep the memories going. The show has no shortage of hilarious moments and they are all great in their own way.