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"Extreme Spots" is a SpongeBob SquarePants episode from season nine. In this episode, SpongeBob and Patrick attempt to join the Drastic Radicals, an extreme sports team.

Characters

Synopsis

The episode begins with SpongeBob and Patrick at Sand Mountain, where they see Johnny Krill, Not Dead Ted, and Grand Maul Granny, The Drastic Radicals, doing extreme sports. A British fancy fish tells them about them, and because he spoke in lisp, they mistake it for "extreme spots." A jellyfish lands on Patrick and he gets covered in jellyfish sting spots. They stand in front of the team, wanting to join them because of spots.
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Johnny corrects them stating he meant "sports," not "spots," and lets them try to be Drasticals.

He shows SpongeBob a motorbike. SpongeBob tries to climb on but the motor bike starts and it rips his arms off. His arms drive away on the motorbike whilst SpongeBob tries to catch up. SpongeBob is about to give up when the motorbike comes back at him. The motorbike stops in front of Johnny Krill.

On the hill above them, Patrick gets pushed by Granny down the hill on a clamboard. Patrick swallows the board and hits a lot of rocks. Once at the bottom, SpongeBob and Patrick walk over to Johnny Krill and his team. Johnny decides that his sports are too extreme for SpongeBob and Patrick. So SpongeBob tells Johnny they can jump rope while Patrick is playing double Dutch. Patrick sings a song then he falls out when he finds out it was exercise and SpongeBob says "extreme." Johnny Krill shows them extreme as Ted jumps fast, hits a plane, falls down and blows up burned. Johnny says that sports have to be explosive. So, SpongeBob blows a bubble and he and Patrick mimic the booms, but they are not impressed. Johnny says it has to be big and he shows it by riding his motorcycle through a huge bubble wand and ride in a bubble through town and landing on a heavy industry. SpongeBob asks if fighting is extreme and Johnny says fighting is "totally extreme."

SpongeBob boxes a pillow, but did not do so well. Unimpressed, Johnny shows them, by hitting the pillow hard and taking it to the cleaners. However, the mattress soon beats up Johnny. Johnny asks if they do any more sports and SpongeBob says Patrick is an expert at dumpster diving.

Patrick climbs on top of the dumpster and falls face flat on the garbage. Johnny says it is not extreme but when Patrick brushes his teeth with a rotten toothbrush, he admits that act may be extreme. Granny lands on the garbage at a high height, gets in a garbage truck, gets crunched up into a garbage cube, and emerges unharmed. Johnny asks if they do any other sports and SpongeBob says there is one sport if they are up to it: jellyfishing. While they are doing it, the Drasticals catch jellyfish while doing extreme.

Later, the team gets injured and covered in jellyfish stings, saying that the spots are way extreme. The fancy fish returns and says the extreme spots are the direct product of extreme sports. Everyone looks at him confused, as Patrick asks, "Who is that guy?"

Production

Music

 ) Associated production music
 ) Original music
 ) SpongeBob music
  SpongeBob Theme II - Nicolas Carr, Sage Guyton, Jeremy Wakefield [Title card]

  Surf Happy Fun (Underscore) - Billy Lincoln [opening]
  Unknown Track 69 - Drasticals introduced
  Little England - Paddy Kingsland [Fancy fish appears]
  What the Huh Vibe Sting - Nicolas Carr ["Ooh, hold on a sec."]
  The Fruitcake Vendor - Nicolas Carr, Barry Anthony [Patrick puts a jellyfish hive over his head]
  Steel Licks 2 - Jeremy Wakefield ["No problemo."]
  Hangin' Ten - Rod Abernethy [motorcycle speeds off]
  Fight for Your Life! - Gregor F. Narholz ["Your turn, fat boy!"]
  Unknown Track 69 - Granny pushes Patrick off the mountain
  Steel Licks 17 - Jeremy Wakefield ["Our sports are too extreme for you dudes."]
  Vibe Q Sting - Nicolas Carr [SpongeBob thinks]
  Nude Sting - Nicolas Carr [Jump rope, eh?"]
  ? ["On your mark, get set... jump rope!"]
  Pell-Mell - Sam Spence [Patrick jump rope]
  SpongeBob Theme II - Nicolas Carr, Sage Guyton, Jeremy Wakefield [Patrick sweats]
  Steel Licks 9 - Jeremy Wakefield [Patrick passes out]
  Monster Wave - Nicolas Carr, Fabian Fernandez, James King ["Grab it Granny!"]
  The Fruitcake Vendor - Nicolas Carr, Barry Anthony [SpongeBob blows a bubble]
  Hot Steel and Slide Licks (h) - Jeremy Wakefield ["No."]
  Sponge Shredder - Nicolas Carr, Fabian Fernandez [Johnny rides motorcycle through giant bubble wand.]
  Hot Steel and Slide Licks (l) - Jeremy Wakefield ["Is fighting extreme?"]
  Jubilee Sports - Dennis Berry, Stuart Crombie [SpongeBob fights pillow]
  Unknown Track 69 - Johnny fights pillow and beat up by mattress
  Hot Steel and Slide Licks (s) - Jeremy Wakefield ["Dumpster diving!"]
  Team Trophy - Sammy Burdson, John Charles Fiddy [Patrick dives into a dumpster]
  Hot Steel and Slide Licks (h) - Jeremy Wakefield [Patrick coughs]
  Sponge Shredder - Nicolas Carr, Fabian Fernandez ["Drasticals will show you how it's done."]
  Hot Steel and Slide Licks (a) - Jeremy Wakefield ["Well, there is a very extremely extreme sport we play if you're up to it."]
  12th Street Rag 3 with Bass - Nicolas Carr, Sage Guyton, Jeremy Wakefield [pan over Jellyfish Fields]
  Unknown Track 69 - extreme jellyfishing
  Hot Steel and Slide Licks (n) - Jeremy Wakefield ["Dudes, now we get it!"]
  Little England - Paddy Kingsland [Fancy Fish reappears]
  Lap Steel - Nicolas Carr [ending]

Release

Reception

  • "Extreme Spots" received positive reviews from critics. Paul Mavis of DVD Talk enjoyed the episode and said "'Extreme Spots' gets big laughs from some very funny bits." He added that the "stereotypical Britisher fish, complete with monocle and bad teeth, is a scream." In his review for the Inside Pulse, Joe Corey said that the episode is "equally dangerous" with the remaining episodes of the Extreme Kah-Rah-Tay DVD.[1]

Trivia

General

Cultural references

  • The title of this episode comes from "extreme sports."
  • The British gentleman in this episode has a speech problem, where he pronounces the letters 'L' and 'R' like the letter 'W', similar to Elmer Fudd from the Looney Tunes franchise.

Errors

  • Digiturk misspells the episode is listed as "Extreme Sports".
  • After Patrick breaks the jellyfish hive, he is covered in red spots, but in scenes after the scene where SpongeBob and Patrick meet the Drasticals, the spots are gone.
  • When SpongeBob gets on a motorcycle, his arms are disconnected from his body. But when he slows down after going through the sand dunes, his arms are connected to his body again.
NicktoonsUKGlitch

No-text logo on Nicktoons UK

  • Whenever this episode and/or "Squirrel Record" airs in the UK, the rare intro plays.


Running gags

  • SpongeBob and Patrick doing regular stuff, then the Drasticals making it extreme.

Video

SpongeBob SquarePants - The Drasticals Nickelodeon

SpongeBob SquarePants - The Drasticals Nickelodeon

References

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