If you were looking for the article about the DVD, then see The Complete 2nd Season.

The second season of the American animated television series SpongeBob SquarePants, created by Stephen Hillenburg, aired on Nickelodeon from October 26, 2000, to July 26, 2003, and consists of 20 episodes. The series chronicles the exploits and adventures of the title character and his various friends in the fictional underwater city of Bikini Bottom. The season was executive produced by series creator Hillenburg, who also acted as the showrunner.

The season premiere was announced on August 31, 1999.[1] The season began on October 26, 2000 with the episodes "Something Smells" and "Bossy Boots." It ended on July 26, 2003 with the episode "Gary Takes a Bath." During the season's run, SpongeBob SquarePants became Nickelodeon's No. 2 children's program, behind Rugrats. Nearly 40 percent of SpongeBob's audience of 2.2 million were aged 18 to 34. The show signed a marketing deal with Target Corporation and Burger King, expanding its merchandising, and SpongeBob's popularity translated well into sales figures. In 2002, the show itself was nominated at the Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Children's Program. At the 29th Annie Awards, the series was nominated three times. The episodes "The Secret Box" and "Band Geeks" won at the 2002 Golden Reel Awards for Best Sound Editing in Television—Animation, while the episodes "Jellyfish Hunter" and "The Fry Cook Games" received a nomination for Best Sound Editing in Television Animation—Music category.

Several compilation DVDs that contained episodes from the season were released. The SpongeBob SquarePants: The Complete 2nd Season DVD was released in Region 1 on October 19, 2004, Region 2 on October 23, 2006, and Region 4 on November 30, 2006.


Title card # Title Airdate U.S. viewers (millions)
Your Shoe's Untied title card.png
21a "Your Shoe's Untied" February 17, 2001
N/A
SpongeBob forgets how to tie his shoes.
Squid's Day Off title card.png
21b "Squid's Day Off" February 17, 2001
N/A
Mr. Krabs goes to the hospital and leaves Squidward in charge.
Something Smells title card.png
22a "Something Smells" October 26, 2000
N/A
SpongeBob makes a sundae that gives him bad breath.
Bossy Boots title card.png
22b "Bossy Boots" October 26, 2000
N/A
Pearl gets a job at the Krusty Krab.
Big Pink Loser title card.png
23a "Big Pink Loser" February 3, 2001
N/A
Patrick wants an award.
Bubble Buddy title card.png
23b "Bubble Buddy" February 3, 2001
N/A
SpongeBob creates a bubble friend.
Dying for Pie title card.png
24a "Dying for Pie" January 27, 2001
N/A
Squidward gives SpongeBob a pie that later turns out to be explosive.
Imitation Krabs title card.png
24b "Imitation Krabs" January 27, 2001
N/A
Plankton disguises himself as a robot version of Mr. Krabs.
Wormy title card.png
25a "Wormy" February 24, 2001
N/A
Patrick and SpongeBob take care of Sandy's pet caterpillar.
Patty Hype title card.png
25b "Patty Hype" February 24, 2001
N/A
SpongeBob makes "Pretty Patties."
Grandma's Kisses title card.png
26a "Grandma's Kisses" April 28, 2001
N/A
SpongeBob is embarrassed that he gets kissed by his grandmother.
Squidville title card.png
26b "Squidville" April 28, 2001
N/A
Squidward moves to Tentacle Acres.
Prehibernation Week title card.png
27a "Prehibernation Week" May 5, 2001
N/A
Sandy and SpongeBob play extreme sporting games.
Life of Crime title card.png
27b "Life of Crime" May 5, 2001
N/A
SpongeBob and Patrick steal a balloon on free balloon day.
Christmas Who? title card.png
28 "Christmas Who?" December 6, 2000
N/A
SpongeBob brings Christmas to Bikini Bottom.
Survival of the Idiots title card.png
29a "Survival of the Idiots" May 19, 2001
N/A
SpongeBob and Patrick get trapped in Sandy's treedome.
Dumped title card.png
29b "Dumped" May 19, 2001
N/A
SpongeBob is jealous that Gary wants to spend time with Patrick.
No Free Rides title card.png
30a "No Free Rides" April 14, 2001
N/A
Mrs. Puff passes SpongeBob just so she doesn't have to deal with him.
I'm Your Biggest Fanatic title card.png
30b "I'm Your Biggest Fanatic" April 14, 2001
N/A
SpongeBob attempts to join the Jellyspotters.
Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy III title card.png
31a "Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy III" September 14, 2001
N/A
SpongeBob and Patrick accidentally free the evil Man Ray.
Squirrel Jokes title card.png
31b "Squirrel Jokes" September 14, 2001
N/A
SpongeBob tells squirrel jokes, offending Sandy.
Pressure title card.png
32a "Pressure" May 12, 2001
N/A
SpongeBob and Sandy compete to see who's better.
The Smoking Peanut title card.png
32b "The Smoking Peanut" May 12, 2001
N/A
SpongeBob throws a peanut at a clam.
Shanghaied title card.png
33a "Shanghaied" March 9, 2001
N/A
Squidward, Patrick, and SpongeBob board the Flying Dutchman's ship.
Gary Takes a Bath title card.png
33b "Gary Takes a Bath" July 26, 2003
N/A
SpongeBob attempts to make Gary take a bath.
Welcome to the Chum Bucket title card.png
34a "Welcome to the Chum Bucket" January 21, 2002
N/A
SpongeBob is forced to work at the Chum Bucket.
Frankendoodle title card.png
34b "Frankendoodle" January 21, 2002
N/A
SpongeBob creates DoodleBob.
The Secret Box title card.png
35a "The Secret Box" September 7, 2001
N/A
SpongeBob wants to see what is inside Patrick's secret box.
Band Geeks title card.png
35b "Band Geeks" September 7, 2001
N/A
Squidward creates a band.
Graveyard Shift title card.png
36a "Graveyard Shift" September 6, 2002
N/A
SpongeBob and Squidward work the night shift.
Krusty Love title card.png
36b "Krusty Love" September 6, 2002
N/A
Mr. Krabs falls in love with Mrs. Puff.
Procrastination title card.png
37a "Procrastination" October 19, 2001
N/A
SpongeBob procrastinates on writing an essay for Boating School.
I'm with Stupid title card.png
37b "I'm with Stupid" October 19, 2001
N/A
SpongeBob pretends to be stupid to make Patrick look smart in front of his parents.
Sailor Mouth title card.png
38a "Sailor Mouth" September 21, 2001
N/A
SpongeBob learns a bad word on the dumpster behind the Krusty Krab.
Artist Unknown title card.png
38b "Artist Unknown" September 21, 2001
N/A
SpongeBob joins Squidward's art class.
Jellyfish Hunter title card.png
39a "Jellyfish Hunter" September 28, 2001
N/A
Mr. Krabs sells jellyfish jelly at the Krusty Krab.
The Fry Cook Games title card.png
39b "The Fry Cook Games" September 28, 2001
N/A
SpongeBob and Patrick compete in the Fry Cook Games.
Squid on Strike title card.png
40a "Squid on Strike" October 12, 2001
N/A
Squidward and SpongeBob go on strike.
Sandy, SpongeBob, and the Worm title card.png
40b "Sandy, SpongeBob, and the Worm" October 12, 2001
N/A
A giant worm threatens Bikini Bottom.


Trivia

  • This is the first season to use digital-ink-and-paint animation.

References

Wikipedia logo.jpg This page uses content from Wikipedia (originalauthors). Both Encyclopedia SpongeBobia and Wikipedia are licensed under the CC BY-SA 3.0 Unported license.

Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.