The Sponge-Tracker is an invention made by Sandy and later destroyed by Squidward in the episode "What Ever Happened to SpongeBob?"


It is a light olive-green device with a light tan button, a red dial, and a light gray antenna. It is used to track sea sponges within a mile radius and uses a realistic image of them on the device.

Role in episode

Sandy invents this tracker after SpongeBob goes missing and she, Squidward, Mr. Krabs, and Patrick try to find him. Squidward, not wanting SpongeBob to come back, purposely destroys the device with a hammer. He then claims that he dropped it, but nobody buys his blatant lie.


  • This is Sandy's second invention destroyed in the episode, the first being her robot, which was accidentally destroyed by SpongeBob.

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Part of Think Happy - The Year of the Sponge

Characters: The Bubble Poppin' BoysSandy's RobotLight purple sound effect fishLight yellow sound effect fish

Objects: Bubbles

Locations: New Kelp CityN.K.C. Bank

Shorts: What if SpongeBob Was Gone? (Mr. Krabs)What if SpongeBob Was Gone? (Patrick)What if SpongeBob Was Gone? (Gary)What if SpongeBob Was Gone? (Sandy)

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