Encyclopedia SpongeBobia
Encyclopedia SpongeBobia
If you were looking for the article about the 2011 event, then see July 2011 premiere week.

July 2016 premiere week was a 2016 event that featured five episode premieres that aired during the third week of July 2016 at 5:30pm EST.


Title card # Title U.S. airdate U.S. viewers
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199b "Lame and Fortune" July 11, 2016
Plankton realizes that fortune cookies can predict the future, so he twists them to fit his own schemes.
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201a "Sandy's Nutmare" July 12, 2016
Sandy creates an acorn food sensation, but her tree pays the price for her greed.
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202a "Food Con Castaways" July 13, 2016
The gang heads to a food convention, but things go awry when they get lost in the woods.
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203a "Pineapple Invasion" July 14, 2016
When SpongeBob hides the Krabby Patty formula in his house, Gary must protect it from Plankton.
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203b "Salsa Imbecilicus" July 15, 2016
Sandy must save the day, after everyone in town becomes as stupid as Patrick.


  • "Pineapple Invasion" is the highest-viewed episode in this event with 2.24 million views; the lowest-viewed episode is "Salsa Imbecilicus" with 1.83 million views.
  • The promo for this event was themed around food. This was because all of the episodes in this premiere week were either themed around food or named after food.
  • "Pineapple Invasion" and "Salsa Imbecilecus" are the only episodes in the week whose sisters aired.
  • This was the last premiere week to air in 2016.
  • This event marked the official debut of the HD theme song during an episode premiere.
  • "Lame and Fortune" (199b) was the only episode in this event that comes before the 200th episode in production order.
  • A clip from "Bulletin Board" can be seen in the promo for this premiere week, even though it didn't premiere this week. That episode did not actually premiere until Friday, August 12, 2016 in Canada and Saturday, October 1, 2016 in the U.S. as part of "The SpongeBob Challenge."



SpongeBob SquarePants - July 2016 Premiere Week Official Promo