Encyclopedia SpongeBobia
Encyclopedia SpongeBobia
If you were looking for the article about the DVD, then see The Complete Sixth Season.

The sixth season of the American animated television series SpongeBob SquarePants, created by former marine biologist and animator Stephen Hillenburg, was announced on December 12, 2006.[1]

It premiered on March 3, 2008, with the episode "Krabby Road" and ended on July 5, 2010 with the episode "The Clash of Triton." The first five episodes aired as part of the "Gimme 5" Week. The next five new episodes aired on the first week of June 2008, which is titled "SpongeBob Premiere Factor 5" (or SPF 5). Another premiere week aired through August 48 was called "Bikini Bottom Confidential." Seven new premieres of season 6 aired during Super Stuffed Nicksgiving Weekend. Two episodes aired on February 16 as part of Presidents' Day 4 day weekend, and three new episodes aired afterward as part of "Triple Play." Another set of episodes aired between March 1620, 2009 as part of "The Bob Squad." An eighth special, "SpongeBob SquarePants vs. The Big One," aired on April 17, 2009 with guest star, Johnny Depp, as Jack Kahuna Laguna. There also was the "Deep Sea Danger Zone," which had 5 new episodes premiere during the first week of June. A 100-episode marathon was scheduled for July 17 through the 19th, including the episodes "To SquarePants or Not to SquarePants," "Overbooked," and "No Hat for Pat."

In Region 1, the first half of this season was released on Season 6 Volume 1 on December 8, 2009 and the other half on Season 6 Volume 2 on December 7, 2010. Two years later, the entire season was released in complete DVD set in Region 1 on November 13, 2012.

List of episodes

Title card # Title U.S. airdate U.S. viewers
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101a "House Fancy" June 6, 2008
Squidward prepares his house for a TV show.
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101b "Krabby Road" March 3, 2008
Plankton creates a band to steal the Krabby Patty secret recipe.
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102a "Penny Foolish" March 7, 2008
Mr. Krabs becomes obsessed over a penny SpongeBob found.
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102b "Nautical Novice" March 29, 2008
SpongeBob tries to impress Mrs. Puff by memorizing the history of boating.
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103a "Spongicus" March 29, 2008
Plankton builds a coliseum and holds a gladiator show.
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103b "Suction Cup Symphony" March 6, 2008
Squidward writes a symphony.
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104a "Not Normal" March 4, 2008
SpongeBob becomes "normal" at Squidward's insistence.
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104b "Gone" March 5, 2008
SpongeBob wakes up to find Bikini Bottom deserted.
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105a "The Splinter" June 2, 2008
SpongeBob gets a splinter at work.
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105b "Slide Whistle Stooges" February 16, 2009
SpongeBob, Patrick, and Squidward play with slide whistles.
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106a "A Life in a Day" June 4, 2008
Larry's daredevil antics inspire Patrick to live a dangerous life.
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106b "Sun Bleached" June 5, 2008
SpongeBob accidentally gets too much sun-tan.
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107a "Giant Squidward" June 3, 2008
Squidward becomes a giant when he is sprayed with fertilizer.
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107b "No Nose Knows" August 4, 2008
Patrick decides he wants a nose, and is introduced to the concept of scents, even foul ones.
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108a "Patty Caper" August 5, 2008
SpongeBob investigates the disappearance of the Krabby Patty secret ingredient.
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108b "Plankton's Regular" August 6, 2008
Plankton learns that he has a regular customer who visits the Chum Bucket daily.
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109a "Boating Buddies" August 7, 2008
Squidward must attend boating school after getting a ticket.
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109b "The Krabby Kronicle" August 8, 2008
Mr. Krabs establishes a newspaper.
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110a "The Slumber Party" November 28, 2008
Mr. Krabs interferes with Pearl's slumber party.
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110b "Grooming Gary" November 28, 2008
SpongeBob enters Gary into a pet show.
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111 "SpongeBob SquarePants vs. The Big One" April 17, 2009
SpongeBob, Patrick, Squidward, Sandy, and Mr. Krabs must ride a big wave to get back home.
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112a "Porous Pockets" November 28, 2008
SpongeBob becomes popular after obtaining a large amount of wealth.
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112b "Choir Boys" March 20, 2009
SpongeBob wants to join the choir that Squidward participates in.
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113a "Krusty Krushers" November 28, 2008
Mr. Krabs wants to manage SpongeBob and Patrick as a tag-team wrestling duo to win $1,000,000, but they can do anything but fight.
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113b "The Card" November 28, 2008
Patrick finds a rare trading card and SpongeBob tries to protect it.
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114a "Dear Vikings" November 28, 2008
SpongeBob wants to learn about the Vikings.
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114b "Ditchin'" November 28, 2008
SpongeBob ditches boating school, then gets distracted on his way back.
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115a "Grandpappy the Pirate" February 18, 2009
Mr. Krabs seeks the help of SpongeBob, Squidward, and Patrick to convince his grandfather that he is a pirate.
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115b "Cephalopod Lodge" February 17, 2009
When Squidward is banished from the Cephalopod Lodge, SpongeBob and Patrick try to help him get back in.
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116a "Squid's Visit" June 4, 2009
SpongeBob tries to get Squidward to visit him at home.
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116b "To SquarePants or Not to SquarePants" July 17, 2009
When SpongeBob's square pants shrink in the washer, he must find new pants, but they make him unrecognizable.
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117a "Shuffleboarding" February 16, 2009
SpongeBob and Patrick pretend to be their heroes at a shuffleboarding contest, but get sidetracked on the way home.
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117b "Professor Squidward" February 19, 2009
Squidward poses as Squilliam to teach a music class.
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118a "Pet or Pests" March 18, 2009
SpongeBob adopts a stray worm who gives birth to worm babies overnight.
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118b "Komputer Overload" March 19, 2009
Plankton tries to replace Karen with new computer inventions.
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119a "Gullible Pants" June 5, 2009
SpongeBob is left in charge of the Krusty Krab for a few minutes, and Squidward takes advantage of his gullibility.
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119b "Overbooked" July 19, 2009
SpongeBob must be at Patrick's birthday party, help Sandy with her presentation, and help Mr. Krabs build a telescope, all at the same time.
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120a "No Hat for Pat" July 19, 2009
Patrick wants to wear the Krusty Krab hat.
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120b "Toy Store of Doom" March 17, 2009
SpongeBob and Patrick are locked in a toy store after closing.
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121a "Sand Castles in the Sand" March 16, 2009
SpongeBob and Patrick use their sand creations to battle each other.
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121b "Shell Shocked" June 1, 2009
SpongeBob searches for alternatives when Gary needs a new shell.
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122a "Chum Bucket Supreme" July 19, 2009
Plankton hires Patrick as advertising director at the Chum Bucket.
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122b "Single Cell Anniversary" June 3, 2009
SpongeBob helps Plankton find an anniversary gift for Karen.
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123-124 "Truth or Square" November 6, 2009
During a Krusty Krab anniversary celebration, SpongeBob, Patrick, Squidward, and Mr. Krabs accidentally get locked in the freezer.
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125a "Pineapple Fever" June 2, 2009
Squidward is stuck indoors with SpongeBob and Patrick during a storm.
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125b "Chum Caverns" July 18, 2009
Plankton falls into an underground cave and uses its scenery to attract customers.
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126 "The Clash of Triton" July 5, 2010
King Neptune will not celebrate his birthday until SpongeBob and Patrick find his son, Triton.


  • This is the first season to end with a double-length episode. The second is season 8.
  • This is the first season to not include the underwater ambience sound effect used in seasons 1-5.
  • This is the first season to be 26 half hours long.


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