twelfth season of was announced on SpongeBob SquarePants May 5, 2017.  Vincent Waller confirmed that it will consist of 26 episodes. Season 12 premiered with the episode "  FarmerBob" on November 11, 2018, and so far more episodes are to be aired.
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.
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.
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November 11, 2018
SpongeBob and Patrick work a day on Old Man Jenkins' farm, much to his dismay.
" Gary & Spot"
Sandy narrates the nocturnal adventures of Gary and his secret pal - Spot.
" The Nitwitting"
January 13, 2019
Patrick inducts SpongeBob into his prestigious society of dullards and doofuses.
" The Ballad of Filthy Muck"
January 20, 2019
Patrick takes his grime to a new extreme, playing around in so much trash that he becomes unrecognizable.
" The Krusty Slammer"
January 27, 2019
Mr. Krabs turns the Krusty Krab into a jailhouse after Plankton breaks the law, but crime only pays for so long.
" Pineapple RV"
SpongeBob and Patrick turn the pineapple into a mobile home to take Squidward on the road trip he deserves.
" Plankton's Old Chum"
When Plankton's usual spot to dump his rotten chum is too full, he tricks SpongeBob into hiding it around the city.
" King Plankton"
Plankton practices ruling the world by shrinking himself down and declaring himself king of SpongeBob's aquarium.
" Stormy Weather"
SpongeBob befriends a small storm cloud, but has to protect it from a crazed weather man.
" Sandy's Nutty Nieces"
SpongeBob gets in over his head when he volunteers to babysit Sandy's three nieces.
" SpongeBob's Big Birthday Blowout"
 July 12, 2019
" FarmerBob" is the only episode from this season to air during Stephen Hillenburg's lifetime.
This season will have the most episode segments out of any other season, with 54 episode segments.