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.
|Title card||#||Title||Airdate||U.S. viewers (millions)|
|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.|
- An advertising slogan used for the event was "Deal with it."
- All five new episodes preceded series 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 never did. That episode aired 2 months later on July 11, 2016.
- When it did air, it was the beginning of the next premiere week.
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