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The twelfth season of SpongeBob SquarePants was announced on May 5, 2017.[2] Vincent Waller confirmed that it will consist of 26 half-hour episodes.[1] Season 12 premiered with the episode "FarmerBob" on November 11, 2018, and so far more episodes are to be aired.

Production

On June 21, 2017, Lori Alan confirmed on Instagram that voice-recording for season 12 had started, and shared a photo showing three words from an untitled season 12 episode script.[3]

On August 18, 2017, Vincent Waller confirmed on Twitter that the first script of season 12 is finished, and shared a photo of the script, revealing a writer of the episode, Kaz. The title is replaced with Xs.[4]

Production images


Title card # Title Airdate U.S. viewers (millions)
FarmerBob
242a "FarmerBob" November 11, 2018
1.40
SpongeBob and Patrick work a day on Old Man Jenkins' farm, much to his dismay.
Gary & Spot TC
242b "Gary & Spot" July 27, 2019
1.21
Sandy narrates the nocturnal adventures of Gary and his secret pal - Spot.
The Nitwitting HD
243a "The Nitwitting" January 13, 2019
1.05
Patrick inducts SpongeBob into his prestigious society of dullards and doofuses.
The Ballad of Filthy Muck
243b "The Ballad of Filthy Muck" January 20, 2019
0.95
Patrick takes his grime to a new extreme, playing around in so much trash that he becomes unrecognizable.
The Krusty Slammer
244a "The Krusty Slammer" January 27, 2019
1.24
Mr. Krabs turns the Krusty Krab into a jailhouse after Plankton breaks the law, but crime only pays for so long.
Pineapple RV Title Card
244b "Pineapple RV"[5] TBA
TBD
SpongeBob and Patrick turn the pineapple into a mobile home to take Squidward on the road trip he deserves.
Gary's Got Legs TC
245a "Gary's Got Legs" July 27, 2019
1.21
Gary is given a set of limbs to keep up with SpongeBob, but soon makes his owner look sluggish by comparison.
King Plankton (Title Card)
245b "King Plankton" June 22, 2019
0.97
Plankton practices ruling the world by shrinking himself down and declaring himself king of SpongeBob's aquarium.
Plankton's Old Chum TC
246a "Plankton's Old Chum"[6] TBA
TBD
When Plankton's usual spot to dump his rotten chum is too full, he tricks SpongeBob into hiding it around the city.
Stormy Weather (Title Card)
246b "Stormy Weather" June 22, 2019
0.97
SpongeBob befriends a small storm cloud, but has to protect it from a crazed weather man.
No title card available
247a "Swamp Mates"[7] TBA
TBD
Bubble Bass finds himself stranded with Patrick in a mysterious swamp, looking for a lost action figure.
No title card available
247b "One Trick Sponge"[8] TBA
TBD
SpongeBob learns a new trick but can't find an audience to show it to.
The Krusty Bucket
248a "The Krusty Bucket" August 10, 2019
1.09
Plankton creates a clone of himself and Mr. Krabs, but neither restaurant is safe from the newcomer.
Squid's on a Bus Title Card
248b "Squid's on a Bus" September 28, 2019
1.28
Squidward gleefully switches jobs with a bus driver for an easy ride… until SpongeBob and Patrick climb aboard.
Sandy's Nutty Nieces (Title Card)
249a "Sandy's Nutty Nieces" June 29, 2019
0.94
SpongeBob gets in over his head when he volunteers to babysit Sandy's three nieces.
Insecurity Guards (Title Card)
249b "Insecurity Guards" June 29, 2019
0.94
SpongeBob and Patrick volunteer as guards at the museum, while Squidward attempts to hang his painting unnoticed.
Broken Alarm (Title Card)
250a "Broken Alarm" July 6, 2019
1.36
SpongeBob breaks his precious alarm clock, and nothing else is loud enough to wake him up on time.
Karen's Baby
250b "Karen's Baby" August 10, 2019
1.09
Karen quickly learns that kids grow up too fast after her new child arrives in the mail.
No title card available
251a "Shell Games"[9] TBA
TBD
Patrick discovers that the rock he lives under is actually a sea turtle who overslept.
Senior Discount (Title Card)
251b "Senior Discount" July 6, 2019
1.36
Old Man Jenkins disrupts business as usual at the Krusty Krab, but Mr. Krabs can't find a way to kick him out.
Mind the Gap
252a "Mind the Gap" September 14, 2019
1.14
Squidward closes the gap in SpongeBob's teeth, which causes a dramatic and unexpected change in his demeanor.
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252b "Dirty Bubble Returns"[10] TBA
TBD
The newly reformed "Clean Bubble" takes a dishwashing job at the Krusty Krab, where he is tempted by the grime.
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253a "Jolly Lodgers"[11] TBA
TBD
Squidward visits a hotel after his house becomes infested by sea urchins, but it turns out to be the same hotel holding the jellyfishing convention.
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253b "Biddy Sitting"[11] TBA
TBD
SpongeBob and Patrick get tricked into babysitting a grouchy old lady, who does all she can to escape.
SpongeBob's Big Birthday Blowout (Title Card)
254-255 "SpongeBob's Big Birthday Blowout" July 12, 2019
1.83
SpongeBob and Patrick tour the surface world, while the rest of Bikini Bottom prepares a surprise party for SpongeBob.
SpongeBob in RandomLand
256a "SpongeBob in RandomLand" September 21, 2019
1.43
SpongeBob and Squidward take a delivery to a dreaded town where the laws of logic no longer apply.
SpongeBob's Bad Habit
256b "SpongeBob's Bad Habit" September 21, 2019
1.43
SpongeBob can't stop biting his nails, but he also can't figure out why!
Handemonium
257a "Handemonium"[12] TBA
TBD
Plankton's giant Chum Bucket glove runs wild in town, but SpongeBob has a handy friend to help them out.
Breakin'
257b "Breakin'" September 14, 2019
1.14
SpongeBob takes his first break ever at work, but how will he spend his precious time?
No title card available
258a "Boss for a Day"[13] TBA
TBD
TBA
The Goofy Newbie Title Card
258b "The Goofy Newbie" September 28, 2019
1.28
Patrick takes a job at the Goofy Goober when he finds out the employees get free ice cream.
The Ghost of Plankton
259a "The Ghost of Plankton"[11] October 12, 2019
TBD
Plankton becomes a ghost to steal the secret formula, but requires a few lessons from the Flying Dutchman.
No title card available
259b "My Two Krabses"[11] TBA
TBD
Mr. Krabs gets ready for a hot date, but SpongeBob and Patrick give him a little more help than he needs.
No title card available
TBA "Knock Knock, Who's There?"[11] TBA
TBD
TBA
No title card available
TBA "Pat Hearts Squid"[11] TBA
TBD
TBA
No title card available
TBA "Lighthouse Louie"[11] TBA
TBD
TBA
No title card available
TBA "Hiccup Plague"[11] TBA
TBD
No one in Bikini Bottom is safe from a case of contagious hiccups.
A Cabin in the Kelp
262a "A Cabin in the Kelp" October 12, 2019
TBD
The Gal Pals take Pearl to a cabin in the woods for a weekend of silly pranks.
No title card available
262b "The Hankering"[11] TBA
TBD
TBA
No title card available
TBA "The Kwarantined Krab"[14] TBA
TBD
The Krusty Krab goes under emergency quarantine, but no one knows who carries the mysterious illness...
No title card available
TBA "Kooky Cooks"[11] TBA
TBD
TBA
No title card available
TBA "Plankton's Intern"[11] TBA
TBD
TBA
No title card available
TBA "Patrick's Tantrum"[11] TBA
TBD
TBA
No title card available
TBA "Bubble Bass's Tab"[11] TBA
TBD
TBA
No title card available
TBA "Who R Zoo?"[11] TBA
TBD
TBA
No title card available
TBA "Escape from Beneath Glove World"[15] TBA
TBD
TBA
No title card available
TBA "A Place for Pets"[11] TBA
TBD
TBA


Trivia

  • "FarmerBob" is the only episode from this season to premiere during Stephen Hillenburg's lifetime.
    • It is also the only episode from this season to premiere in 2018.

References

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