Encyclopedia SpongeBobia
Encyclopedia SpongeBobia

Friday Night Nicktoons was an event that started on January 5, 2001 that premiered new episodes of Nickelodeon animated shows of the early 2000's. New episodes of SpongeBob SquarePants featured in this event once in 2001 at the 8:30pm timeslot and four times between 2002 and 2003 at the 8:00pm timeslot. Rugrats and Hey Arnold! featured in 2001; The Fairly OddParents, ChalkZone, and The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron, Boy Genius in 2002, and My Life as a Teenage Robot in 2003.

On March 12, 2004, Friday Night Nicktoons was renamed to Prime Time Nicktoons and the show sometimes air reruns at 9:30 PM timeslot, until September 17.

On September 24, Prime Time Nicktoons was renamed back to it's original name, it was later extended to 8 PM to 7 PM, unlike Prime Time is that the show airs reruns for an hour at 9 PM. On December 17, the block was removed from Nickelodeon's line up.


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33a "Shanghaied" March 9, 2001
Squidward, Patrick, and SpongeBob board the Flying Dutchman's ship.
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42a "Club SpongeBob" July 12, 2002
SpongeBob, Patrick and Squidward are flung into the Kelp Forest.
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42b "My Pretty Seahorse" July 12, 2002
SpongeBob adopts a stray seahorse.
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36a "Graveyard Shift" September 6, 2002
SpongeBob and Squidward work the night shift.
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36b "Krusty Love" September 6, 2002
Mr. Krabs falls in love with Mrs. Puff.
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53a "New Student Starfish" September 20, 2002
Patrick joins SpongeBob's Boating School.
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53b "Clams" September 20, 2002
A clam eats Mr. Krabs' millionth dollar.
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55a "The Great Snail Race" January 24, 2003
Bikini Bottom holds a snail race.
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55b "Mid-Life Crustacean" January 24, 2003
Mr. Krabs has a mid-life crisis when he realizes that he is old.




  • Throughout the promos, SpongeBob's belt is colored white instead of black.


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"Patrick! You're spraying the camera with Cheese Fizz!"

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