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Appearances

Appearances = 37 episodes

Episodes

Image # Title Role in episode
Season 1
Help Wanted 007
1a
"Help Wanted" (tr) Debut, cameo; Shelley and her birdcage are blown around by SpongeBob's alarm clock.
Home Sweet Pineapple 014
5b
"Home Sweet Pineapple" (tr) Background; she is seen before the pineapple starts shrinking.
Opposite Day 050
9b
"Opposite Day" (tr) Background; she appears when SpongeBob goes back to bed.
Suds 002Suds 039a
15b
"Suds" (tr) Background; she is seen at the beginning and later appears frozen over in the overhead shot of the icy room.
Season 2
Something Smells 004
22a
"Something Smells" (tr) Background; she appears when SpongeBob goes to his calendar. The rope of Shelley's cage is much longer than usual in this episode.
Gary Takes a Bath 087
33b
"Gary Takes a Bath" (tr) Background; she is seen from below when SpongeBob and Gary are on the ceiling.
Season 3
TBA
46b
"One Krabs Trash" (tr) Background; she is seen at night after Mr. Krabs goes to SpongeBob's window.
Can You Spare a Dime 133
47b
"Can You Spare a Dime?" (tr) Background, cage only; the bottom part of her cage is seen when SpongeBob wears his maid costume.
Missing Identity 019
58a
"Missing Identity" (tr) Background; she appears before SpongeBob stumbles down the stairs.
Season 4
Fear of a Krabby Patty 088
61a
"Fear of a Krabby Patty" (tr) Background in a dream; she is seen when SpongeBob imagines the Krabby Patty coming to his bed.
Season 5
TBA
82b
"Night Light" (tr) Background; she is seen when SpongeBob is reading in bed.
Rise and Shine 002
83a
"Rise and Shine" (tr) Background; she appears before SpongeBob wakes up.
Fungus Among Us 002
83c
"Fungus Among Us" (tr) Background, cage only; the left side of her cage is seen at the beginning.
New Digs 148
85a
"New Digs" (tr) Background; SpongeBob brings her to the Krusty Krab and puts her in Mr. Krabs' office.
Banned in Bikini Bottom 115
100a
"Banned in Bikini Bottom" (tr) Cameo in photo; SpongeBob has framed pictures of Shelley and Gary on the walls.
Season 6
TBA
104b
"Gone" (tr) Background; she is seen when SpongeBob wakes up.
Pineapple Fever 147
125a
"Pineapple Fever" (tr) Background; she appears when Squidward goes into the bedroom.
Season 7
A Pal for Gary 144
131b
"A Pal for Gary" (tr) Background; she appears as the roof starts to crumble.
Yours, Mine and Mine 112
132a
"Yours, Mine and Mine" (tr) Background; she is seen when SpongeBob talks to Gary.
The Curse of Bikini Bottom 141
133a
"The Curse of Bikini Bottom" (tr) Background; she appears when SpongeBob goes into his room as a ghost.
That Sinking Feeling 102
144a
"That Sinking Feeling" (tr) Background; she appears when Squidward looks in the bedroom.
Season 8
TBA
155b
"Sentimental Sponge" (tr) She is seen in the shot of SpongeBob's garbage-filled room.
Patrick's Staycation 275
160a
"Patrick's Staycation" (tr) Background; she appears when SpongeBob tiredly enters his room.
Pet Sitter Pat 166Pet Sitter Pat 167
164b
"Pet Sitter Pat" (tr) Background; she is seen when Patrick takes out his flamethrower.
House Sittin' for Sandy 009
165a
"House Sittin' for Sandy" (tr) Background; she is seen near SpongeBob's coat rack.
TBA
170b
"Home Sweet Rubble" (tr) Background, cage only
Season 9
Don't Look Now 158Don't Look Now 159
187a
"Don't Look Now" (tr) Cameo; SpongeBob uses her and her cage to barricade the door.
Pineapple Invasion 051203a - Pineapple Invasion (446)
203a
"Pineapple Invasion" (tr) Background; she appears when Gary hears Plankton and after he leaves the room.
Season 10
Unreal Estate 062Unreal Estate 068
206a
"Unreal Estate" (tr) Cameo; SpongeBob is flung inside of Shelley's cage. This is the only instance after "Help Wanted" where her cage is animated apart from the background.
SpongeBob's Place 125
209a
"SpongeBob's Place" (tr) Background, cage only; her cage is seen filled with dollar bills.
Life Insurance 005
210a
"Life Insurance" (tr) Background; she is seen when Gary pushes SpongeBob.
Season 11
Scavenger Pants 180
224b
"Scavenger Pants" (tr) Background; she appears when Squidward barges into SpongeBob's room.
Cuddle E. Hugs 054
225a
"Cuddle E. Hugs" (tr) Background; Cuddle E. Hugs looks at her in awe.
Pat the Horse 020
225b
"Pat the Horse" (tr) Background; she is seen in SpongeBob's bedroom.
Fun-Sized Friends 123
228a
"Fun-Sized Friends" (tr) Background; she is seen above the tank.
Season 12
The Krusty Slammer 182
244a
"The Krusty Slammer" (tr) Background; she is seen behind the prisoners when they are in SpongeBob's house.
Broken Alarm 032
250a
"Broken Alarm" (tr) Background; she appears when the alarm clock bounces around.
N/A
267b
"Dream Hoppers" (tr) Background; she is seen in SpongeBob's bedroom.

Shorts

Image # Title Role in episode
What If SpongeBob Was Gone (Gary) 005
"What if SpongeBob Was Gone? (Gary)" (tr) Background; she is seen behind SpongeBob's bed.

Movies

Image # Title Role in episode
The SpongeBob Movie Sponge Out of Water 328Screen Shot 2015-01-04 at 1.26.09 PM
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"The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water" (tr) Cameo, cage only; her cage is seen with a big hole in it, showing that she escaped during the famine. Shelley is also seen physically in the deleted scene "Thank Gosh It's Monday."

Video games

Image Title Role in game
SpongeBob-SquarePants-Operation-Krabby-Patty-PC- (9) Operation Krabby Patty PC version: Shelley appears in SpongeBob's room.
TBA Revenge of the Flying Dutchman Console version: Shelley appears in SpongeBob's room.
TBA The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie (video game) PC version: Shelley's cage appears and is mentioned.
Pattypanicinstructions1 Patty Panic Shelley is seen on the instructions and controls screens.
Spring Cleaning title screen background Spring Cleaning Shelley is seen on the menu screen in SpongeBob's house.

Comics

Image Issue Comic(s)
Squidward and the Golden Clarinet Page 9 SpongeBob Comics No. 3 Squidward and the Golden Clarinet - Shelley is seen behind Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy.
Comics-6-Shelley-cameo SpongeBob Comics No. 6 Scared Square - Shelley is seen in SpongeBob's room.
Comics-26-Shelley-cameo SpongeBob Comics No. 26 Sick Day (cage only) - Shelley is replaced with a light bulb.
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