If you were looking for the article about the 2018 event, then see May 2018 premiere week.
May 2016 premiere week was a 2016 event that featured five episode premieres that aired during the first week of May 2016 at 5:30pm EST.
|Title card||#||Title||Airdate||U.S. viewers|
|196a||"The Fish Bowl"||May 2, 2016|
|When Sandy is trying to study SpongeBob and Patrick in Behavioral Psychology, the experiment goes awry.|
|196b||"Married to Money"||May 3, 2016|
|After following Plankton's advice, Mr. Krabs marries the only thing he loves: Money!|
|198a||"Sharks vs. Pods"||May 4, 2016|
|The next encounter with 'The Sharks' may be too much for SpongeBob.|
|198b||"CopyBob DittoPants"||May 5, 2016|
|Plankton copies SpongeBob to steal the Secret Formula.|
|199a||"Sold!"||May 6, 2016|
|After SpongeBob and Patrick see a commercial, they think their houses have been sold. So they move away, which thrills Squidward.|
- The advertising slogan used for the event was "Deal with it."
- On some cable providers, the premiere of "Married to Money" was interrupted by a weekly test of the Emergency Alert System. 
- These episodes were paired with world premiere episodes of the Nickelodeon animated series The Loud House.
- The episode "Lame and Fortune" was rumored to premiere during this event on Saturday, May 7, 2016, but it didn't end up airing until the beginning of the next premiere week on July 11, 2016.
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