"Dream Hoppers" is a SpongeBob SquarePants episode from season twelve. In this episode, SpongeBob explores the melodious dreamscapes of his sleeping neighbors.



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The episode was confirmed by Vincent Waller on February 15, 2020.[2]



SpongeBob Dream Hoppers ~ Rough Animatic


 ) Associated production music
 ) Original music
 ) SpongeBob music

  Overture in Sea - Nicolas Carr, Sage Guyton, Jeremy Wakefield [Title card]
  Unknown Track 118 - SpongeBob arrives very tired at his house
  The Thieving Magpie Overture - Ron Ronsted, Gioacchino Rossini [SpongeBob starts dreaming he makes many Krabby Patties on a plane/SpongeBob and the patty trying to take the control of the plane]
  L'Horloge Hantee - Harry Breuer, Jean-Jacques Perrey [SpongeBob and the patty enter at Patrick's dream]
  Rush Hour-Traffic Jam - Harry Breuer, Jean-Jacques Perrey [The patty runs away and SpongeBob and Patrick chase it]
  Borborygmus - Jean-Jacques Perrey [SpongeBob and Patrick falling through Patrick's mouth]
  One Zero Zero - Harry Breuer, Jean-Jacques Perrey [SpongeBob and Patrick land in\ Patrick's stomach]
  Washing Machine - Jean-Jacques Perrey [SpongeBob and Patrick dancing with some objects at Patrick's stomach]
  La Bas - Jean-Jacques Perrey, Gilbert Sigrist [SpongeBob, Patrick and the patty come out from Patrick's bellybutton]
  Russian Rump - Harry Breuer, Jean-Jacques Perrey [SpongeBob and Patrick chase the patty again]
  Drama Link (F) - Hubert Clifford [SpongeBob and Patrick fall into Squidward's dream]
  Opening Gambit - Derrick Mason [SpongeBob and Patrick enter a temple full of Squidward's artworks]
  Return Of The Silent Movies - Johnny Pearson [Squidward's artworks chase SpongeBob and Patrick and catch them]
  ? - SpongeBob and Patrick are thrown into a room
  Class.Finale 04 C Maj 1 - Marcin Pospieszalski [King Squidward at his throne]
  Fanfares 18 C Maj - Marcin Pospieszalski [King Squidward sees SpongeBob and Patrick]
  Chinese Dentist - Steve Gray [King Squidward uses SpongeBob and Patrick as paintbrushes as the patty jumps into his throat]
  Hot Steel and Slide Licks 27 - Jeremy Wakefield [Squidward wakes up from his dream]
  Return Of The Silent Movies - Johnny Pearson [Squidward sees SpongeBob and Patrick on his bed]
  Chinese Dentist - Steve Gray [Ending]




  • This is the third season 12 episode to be six minutes long while paired up with a 16-minute episode. The first is "One Trick Sponge" and second is "Breakin'."
  • This and "Krusty Koncessionaires" are the least-viewed episodes in the series with 0.66 million viewers.
  • This episode and "Krusty Koncessionaires" tie into each other[3], as this episode takes place directly after the last episode starting with SpongeBob coming home from the concert.
    • This is the second pair of episodes to be tied into each other. The first was "Swamp Mates" and "One Trick Sponge."

SpongeBoy can be seen on the TV for a split second

  • The episode's plot is similar to "Sleepy Time," as both involve SpongeBob exploring other people's dreams, however, it is different.
  • Among many flashing images on the TV in SpongeBob's dream, an image of SpongeBoy is visible for a split-second.

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  • Octopi from Squidward's Bold and Brash painting and the Squidward sculpture from "Are You Happy Now?" are seen alive in his dream.
  • A clip was used during a Nick Is With You promo on March 21, 2020.
  • This is the first time the track "Overture in Sea" was used in a title card since "Squidward's School for Grown-Ups."
    • This is also the first episode the track "The Thieving Magpie Overture" was used since that same episode.
  • This is the second episode in which SpongeBob enters his friends' dreams. The first was "Sleepy Time."
  • In this episode, Mr. Krabs is shown sleeping on a bunch of money and in his underwear, however in some episodes such as "Squeaky Boots," he's shown sleeping on a hammock and in pajamas.
  • The pizza guy is a reference to what SpongeBob and Squidward did in "Pizza Delivery."
  • Nickelodeon classifies the episode as the first since "Reef Blower" not to have dialogue, although SpongeBob has a few speaking lines at the beginning.[4]
  • This episode is Jennie Monica's last episode as being credited as a producer, with her being credited as a co-executive producer in "A Place for Pets."
  • This is the last episode to have the Viacom International Inc. logo, changing its name to ViacomCBS International Inc.


SpongeBob's purple night hat

  • Near the end of the episode, SpongeBob's night hat turns the exact same color as Squidward's for a frame.



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