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SpongeBob, why?! Why did you set me on fire, SpongeBob?! Why didn't you just write your essay? Stop wasting time!
 
— SpongeBob's house, "Procrastination"
Location

124 Conch Street[1] is the address of the pineapple house where SpongeBob SquarePants lives with his pet snail Gary and his pet scallop Shelley. The house is three stories high and fully furnished. It first appears in the pilot episode "Help Wanted."

The pineapple originates from land, when it fell off of a ship navigating above the sea, as seen in the TV movie "Truth or Square."

Features

Interior and exterior

There is a garage in the back of the house and two windows in the front. The garage along with the backside of SpongeBob's house is first seen in the episode "Reef Blower." Out back of the house, the backyard is closed in by a square of flowers, much like the ones seen in the sky.

It also has an outdoor tap where a hose can be attached, as seen in "Unreal Estate."

Floors

First floor

There is a small garage in the back of the house and two windows in the front
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Clockwise, left to right: Bathroom, bedroom, library, roof, workout room, stairs, kitchen, and living room

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Out back of the house, the backyard is closed in by a square of flowers, but in The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie video game (PS2/PC), SpongeBob's backyard has boards instead. On the first floor, the house features a living room, coat closet, trophy closet, kitchen, laundry room, and a kitchen pantry.

The living room features an inflatable sofa, a regular armchair with a life ring as a seat, and a diving helmet-shaped TV, and a small table with a phone shaped like a conch shell called a "shellphone." There are decorations such as a fishing lure above the sofa, a photo of Gary near the kitchen door, and on the left a fishing hook wall ornament, above a small table. On the small table is a potted coral plant. The living room features bamboo wallpaper, two fishing hook ornaments, and various pictures framed on the wall.

The kitchen contains a fridge, a stove, a sink, a cupboard, and a table, and other typical kitchen tools. Gary's food bowl can also be found here, though sometimes it is seen in SpongeBob's bedroom. A green staircase is located outside of the kitchen.

There is a set of stairs on the left that twists around the home and stops at a safe door behind the chute entrance to the second floor. In some episodes, there is a hallway behind the door.

Second floor

SpongeBob's bathroom is found on the second floor. The hallway contains doors leading to his library, bathroom, and gallery, as well as an additional staircase that leads to his bedroom.

His bathroom contains a square-shaped toilet, a shower/bathtub, a sink, wringer, etc. as well as a porthole window that looks out onto Conch Street. His bathtub is decorated with a bamboo curtain.

The library is the largest room in the house and occupies both the second and third stories. It contains books such as Memories of T.S. Halibut, Cooking Without Salt, and Head Shrinking for Beginners!, as well as various comic books and SpongeBob's work diary. The library also contains a reading chair chained to the ceiling by a fishing hook, a huge pipe organ, a fireplace, a porthole window, and a spare closet. There is also an entrance chute coming from SpongeBob's room, first seen in "Boating School."

There is a workout room, featuring a stuffed animal barbell and other light objects that are heavy for SpongeBob, as seen in "Help Wanted," "MuscleBob BuffPants," "The Great Snail Race," "Bummer Vacation," "No Nose Knows," "A Pal for Gary," "The Way of the Sponge," and "Sharks vs. Pods."

Third floor

The staircase to the third floor is also green-colored and is found next to the library. SpongeBob's bedroom is found on the third floor, along with a hallway, and has red bamboo wallpaper on the right side and blue metal wallpaper on the left. The left side also contains a porthole window from which the inside of Squidward Tentacles' house can be seen.

In the middle, there is a bed that contains three white mattresses, bamboo sticks used to hold them together, a white pillow, and a green buoy with dark green rings. Above his bed is a diving board connected to a ladder, which appears to be used to jump from one room to another to put on his clothes, as seen in "Help Wanted."

Objects in his room include a foghorn that serves as an alarm clock, which sits atop a barrel, a food bowl from which his pet snail Gary eats, piles of newspaper near the bowl for Gary to sleep on, a toy treasure chest, a scallop that hangs in a birdcage, and a giant calendar.

There is also a closet in the room, in which SpongeBob stores his pants.

The season 5 episode "Night Light" shows that there is another bathroom attached to the bedroom.

There is also an escape hatch to the grassy roof of the house, which is seen in "Jellyfish Jam," "Something Smells," "That Sinking Feeling," "Love That Squid," and "Gary's New Toy." This terrace is hidden by the leaves atop the pineapple.

As seen in Battle for Bikini Bottom, SpongeBob's bedroom is on the first floor as SpongeBob's house appears to only have one floor in that video game.

Roof

SpongeBob's third floor contains an escape hatch to the roof. Most of the time, SpongeBob climbs onto his roof to avoid various types of danger, although he also runs up his wall to the roof in, "Best Day Ever" where Gary is revealed to be at the top of. The roof contains one unfurnished room with no ceiling, and the wall is made out of the crown of the pineapple.

Destruction/Abuse

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SpongeBob's house destroyed in "Big Sister Sam."

  • "Home Sweet Pineapple" - SpongeBob's pineapple house is destroyed by nematodes but it grows back when SpongeBob plants the seed it got reduced to.
  • "Sandy, SpongeBob, and the Worm" - A giant worm, which ravages the entire city of Bikini Bottom, destroys parts of the house. Alongside, the worm might've smashed the house along with the rest of Bikini Bottom after the worm falls off a cliff.
  • "Opposite Day" - SpongeBob and Patrick destroy the house on purpose, only to be fixed by Squidward, shortly afterward.
  • "Procrastination" - SpongeBob's house catches on fire in his dream.
  • "Spy Buddies" - SpongeBob's house gets fried and turns black when a self-destructed patty explodes in Patrick's pants.
  • "Sing a Song of Patrick" - The house is destroyed by Patrick's song.
  • "Frankendoodle" - DoodleBob erases part of the house.
  • "The Monster Who Came to Bikini Bottom" - Rrarrg throws SpongeBob's house, along with Squidward and Patrick Star's house.
  • "Big Sister Sam" - Sam destroys the house in a rage, along with Patrick and Squidward's house
  • "Gone" - Boatmobile crashes through the house's wall multiple times.
  • "Jimmy Neutron's Nicktoon Blast- Jimmy's rocket sliced the house.
  • "A Pal for Gary" - Monstrous Puffy Fluffy chases after Gary around the house and causes various damage as the episode goes on.
  • "That Sinking Feeling- SpongeBob's house, along with the rest of Bikini Bottom, sunk underground.
  • "New Fish in Town" - Squidward threw SpongeBob's house off a cliff with a bulldozer, along with Patrick's rock and Howard's trailer.
  • "A Friendly Game" - SpongeBob destroyed it by swinging his putter too hard and hit his ball while they were playing golf inside.
  • "Mermaid Man Begins" - The house was blown away by a storm in a curly fashion.
  • "The Krabby Patty That Ate Bikini Bottom" - Swallowed by the giant Krabby Patty.
  • "Home Sweet Rubble" - Due to being rotten, SpongeBob's house disintegrated, but was replaced by each of something of his friends' favorite things, but was soon replaced again by a fully furnished pineapple in a can.
  • "Glove World R.I.P." - A Glove World! roller coaster crashes in SpongeBob's library.
  • "Gary's New Toy" - The house catches on fire.
  • The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water - Ransacked by an angry mob during the apocalypse on Bikini Bottom.
  • "Unreal Estate" - Most of it is eaten by Patrick.
  • "Don't Wake Patrick" - Patrick makes a mess in the living room and threw a refrigerator through a wall while sleep-walking.
  • "Bunny Hunt" - Bunny Wunny destroys most of SpongeBob's living room while eating hot sauce. Later, when Patrick and the bunny crawls underneath the wallpaper, they knock over various things on the walls and ceiling.
  • "Chatterbox Gary" - After Squidward stole the translation collar and replaced it with a fake one, he spoke through the walkie-talkie and made SpongeBob create a big hole on the side of his house. Then he made SpongeBob attach wheels on the bottom and it rolled away. Luckily, the house rolled back and implanted back to where it was.
  • "Drive Happy" - SpongeBob destroys the front of his home to allow Coupe to enter. Coupe also destroys SpongeBob's bed, and leaves muddy tire tracks all over the house.
  • "Appointment TV" - SpongeBob's VCR goes haywire and causes a fire in the living room.
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  • "SpongeBob's Big Birthday Blowout" - The house was completely destroyed by all of the party goers throughout the episode. However, in the 22-minute version of this episode​​ the house is not destroyed.

Residents

Permanent residents

Temporary residents

Trivia

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A SpongeBob-themed villa, at Nickelodeon Hotels and Resorts in Punta Cana, has an exterior based on SpongeBob's house.

  • In "Squid Baby," it is mentioned by SpongeBob that his house contains an attic.
  • In the episode "Truth or Square," it shows that a sailor was painting a bowl of fruit in the sea, then a pineapple falls out of the bowl and lands near Squidward's house; a door and windows suddenly appear.
  • The episodes "BlackJack," "Pet Sitter Pat," and "Bubble Buddy Returns" reveal that the post office uses "The Pineapple" and "The Big Pineapple" as alternates to "124 Conch Street."
  • The staircase inside SpongeBob's house is sometimes on the left side, and sometimes it's on the right side, or it could be on both sides.
  • In the episode "I'm with Stupid," after SpongeBob crashes into his house, Marty says, "That's unhealthy," after Janet says, "He lives in a fruit?" This is because of their stupidity.
  • In "One Krabs Trash," his bedroom is on the first floor, while it is usually on the third floor.
  • In "Procrastination," the voice for SpongeBob's house in his dream is provided by Dee Bradley Baker.
  • There is a game on TLC.com in which players have to match coupons to the correct item and one of the coupons has the pineapple house on it.
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SpongeBob's house is missing one of the windows.

SpongeBob's Missing Window

Another image of SpongeBob's house missing one of the windows.

  • In the episode "Help Wanted," when the first time SpongeBob's house was seen, there is only one window in the front. This was a feature in some of the other early episodes, such as "Jellyfishing" and "Boating School," but after 1999, it is almost always depicted with multiple windows on the front.
  • Sometimes, the garage at the back of SpongeBob's house is directly in the center, and sometimes, more off to the side. Sometimes, there's a back door in the center.
  • His house is sometimes shown as an actual pineapple and other times, it appears to be made of wood.
  • When one compares the outside and inside of SpongeBob's house, his house looks a lot bigger on the inside.
  • In the episodes "Help Wanted," "Pickles," "Employee of the Month," "One Krabs Trash," and "Best Day Ever," SpongeBob's bed is placed on the right side of his room, but in other episodes, his bed is on the left side.
  • If a straw is stuck in the side in the house, one could use it to drink the pineapple juice from it. This is demonstrated by the nematodes in the episode "Home Sweet Pineapple."
  • In the episode "Boating School," SpongeBob's library is located right where the staircase should be. Yet, in later episodes, the true passageway to SpongeBob's library is unknown though many instances show that it is located just before the stairs, supposedly if SpongeBob has a hallway connecting the stairs and the library.
  • In the episode "Suds," SpongeBob's house is frozen because he left his refrigerator open for too long.
  • There are three SpongeBob LEGO sets that come with his house: Adventures in Bikini Bottom (3827), Good Neighbors at Bikini Bottom (3834) and Bikini Bottom Undersea Party (3818).
  • SpongeBob's house is similar to the unlockable Club Penguin Pineapple Igloo.
  • SpongeBob can often be seen exiting via the window of the pineapple.
  • In the episode "Sanctuary!," the house becomes a snail sanctuary.
  • The lines on his house are shown to be removable in "Squidville" when Patrick uses his reef blower to remove them.
  • In "Pineapple Invasion," it is revealed that the sand floor in SpongeBob's house is actually some type of carpet that covers blue metal plating.
  • The interior of SpongeBob's house has corners even though the exterior is round.

References

Locations (VE)

Cities/Towns

Bikini Bottom (Dead Eye GulchBikini BottomshirePlanktopolis) • EncinoRock BottomBottom's Up!Tentacle AcresNew Kelp CityBass VegasDullsvilleFar-Out-VilleAtlantisShell CityAtlantic City

Bikini Bottom Areas

Bikini AtollJellyfish FieldsGoo Lagoon (Mussel Beach) • Kelp ForestSand MountainIndustrial ParkSulfur FieldsDutchman's TriangleDavy Jones' lockerMake-Out ReefMt. BikiniMt. Bikini BottomBikini Bottom Tar PitsMount Climb-up-and-Fall-offRippers' ReefBrain Coral FieldsThe County Line

Bikini Bottom Residence

SpongeBob's housePatrick's houseSquidward's houseMr. Krabs and Pearl's houseSandy's treedomeMrs. Puff's houseFlying Dutchman's shipHarold and Margaret SquarePants' houseGrandma SquarePants' houseBottomite housesSquilliam's towerMrs. Tentacles' houseBetsy Krabs' houseDoodleBob's houseOld Man Jenkins' houseBlue SquarePants' houseBlackJack's houseFast mansionMs. Mildred's mansionWidow Duncan's house

Bikini Bottom Establishments

Krusty Krab (Rusty KrabKrabby O'Monday'sKrusty Krab 2) • Chum BucketMrs. Puff's Boating SchoolBarg'N-MartGoofy Goober's Ice Cream Party BoatReef CinemaShady Shoals Rest HomeMermalairSea NeedleRecreation CenterBikini Bottom Recreation CenterBikini Bottom SchoolBikini Bottom High SchoolBikini Bottom UniversityBikini Bottom MallBikini Bottom Post OfficeBank of Bikini Bottom BankBikini Bottom MintBikini Bottom JailBikini Bottom Police DepartmentPolice StationBikini Bottom Fire DepartmentBikini Bottom HospitalBikini Bottom AirportBikini Bottom LibraryBikini Bottom SupermarketBikini Bottom BakeryBikini Bottom MoversFirst Nautical BankBankCourt HouseBikini RealtyHotelLarry's GymGymThe DumpPoseidon Elementary SchoolAdult Learning CenterFlower archBikini Bottom Zoo (Oyster Stadium) • Bikini Bottom MuseumBikini Bottom Museum of BoatingHook MuseumFry Cook MuseumGrab-it MartDinerJuice BarFancy!KelpshakeFlabby Patty ShackSea Chicken ShackRusty's Rib EyeStinky BurgersCemeteryFloater's CemeteryKRUMGlove World!Glove UniverseCoral CarnivalValentine's Day CarnivalFun ArcadeBikini Bottom ArcadeToy BarrelIce CreamIce CreamBunny BunsThe Wash!Sizzling Spring SaunaSunny Shore ResortsSuper Mega Mall WorldBikini Bottom Outskirts Outlet Mega-MallBassCar Baytona 400Palace of PranksMagic ShopNear Mint Comic BooksBigshot RecordsAngry Jack's Shell EmporiumJewelry StoreFlower ShopNoses 'n ThingsTom's TooleryHatsWigs & HairpiecesSeashell ParkSnail ParkFish Hooks ParkFast Food ColiseumMedieval MomentsThe Main DrainTough TavernThe Salty SpitoonWeenie Hut Jr'sSuper Weenie Hut Jr'sWeenie Hut GeneralBikini Bottom Pillow FoundryMattress DiscountMattresses & Then SomeRest HomeGrandma's Tea HouseOld Man Jenkins' barnShelly SuperhighwayKing Neptune's castle

Non-Bikini Bottom Locations

TexasMoonPoseidomeKarate IslandInferno IslandSun-N-Fun IslandBikini Bottom TriangleGranny's houseTea ParlorNowhereGreat Barrier ReefCharted Caverns of LemuriaThe Remote IslandKahmamoku CoveSandy's islandIsland in the SkyServis StashunThug TugIce CreamThe TrenchWinchell ApartmentsVats of Acid "R" UsPatchy's houseDon's Import Store & DelicatessenThe Poop DeckNickelodeon Animation StudioNowhereDoodle DimensionFly of DespairHorned Forest

Video game locations

Goo Lagoon PierRock Bottom museumTrench of Advanced DarknessKelp SwampKelp CavesFlying Dutchman's graveyardUptown Bikini BottomRay's Organic Tanning SalonWSEA TVRusty AnchorMarlin's caveSardine's SundriesOxygen SpringsWaverly HillsCowfish Craig's shackSublime SeafoodsNeptune's ParadiseSand StadiumTentacle Acres Cocoa ShopShipwreck ReefConstruction siteChum WorldMount TritonMuSeed ShopSpice ShackTreat ShopThe Center of the EarthSix Clams Adventure LandFin LockerHotel Deep Six

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