Popcorn is a snack food item that is served at Reef Cinema and by some food vendors at special events. It first appears in the episode "F.U.N."


It is a puffed-up variety of corn kettle that is typically light yellow. It is a common snack served at movie theaters, in the series' case, Reef Cinema.

Role in series


SpongeBob and Plankton are eating popcorn, when all of a sudden Bubble Bass sits on Plankton. SpongeBob throws a piece of popcorn in Bubble Bass' direction in an attempt to get to stop sitting on Plankton.

The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie

Plankton is shown with a container of popcorn as he claps during SpongeBob's speech.

"Have You Seen This Snail?"

Granny and Gary share a bowl of popcorn while watching a movie on TV.

"Whale of a Birthday"

Pearl's friends are served popcorn at her birthday party, which they deem to taste stale.

"Hocus Pocus"

SpongeBob cooks a pan of corn kernel above his stove, which results in his living room filling to the brim with popcorn.

"Breath of Fresh Squidward"

SpongeBob and Patrick are briefly seen eating popcorn at the beginning of the episode in Squidward's house.

"A Day Without Tears"

Patrick is seen eating popcorn while talking to SpongeBob on the phone. Later, SpongeBob and Squidward share a bowl of popcorn while watching a drama film.

"The Sewers of Bikini Bottom"

The food vendor sells popcorn and peanuts at the Krusty Krab Stadium.


SpongeBob and Patrick eat a bowl of popcorn while watching a real estate commercial on TV.

"Snooze You Lose"

SpongeBob and Patrick eat popcorn out of Gary's bowl.

"Don't Feed the Clowns"

SpongeBob offers a starving clown a piece of popcorn but is swiftly prevented by the ringmaster.

"Appointment TV"

SpongeBob adds a popcorn machine to his living room to fancy up the atmosphere, enthusiastic about seeing the lost episode of Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy.

As a result of SpongeBob accidentally leaving the VCR recorder on, destruction occurs inside his house and thus spills the popcorn all over his living room.

"The Krusty Slammer"

A bowl of popcorn in shown in one of the prisoners' cells.

"The Hankering"

The chum monkey is seen eating a bucket of popcorn at Reef Cinema.


  • In some episodes where Reef Cinema appears, it is parodied as Pop Kelp.
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