SpongeBob Appreciation Day: Patchy's Beach Bash!
!Patchy's Beach Bash
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Airdate: Flag of the United States January 4, 2020
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U.S. viewers (millions): 0.96
Running time: 23 minutes
Guests: Meghan Trainor
Jon Heder
Rob Riggle
Anthony Davis
Writer(s): Tom Stern
Doug Lawrence
Andrew Goodman
Luke Brookshier
Main: Tom Stern
Creative: Marc Ceccarelli
Vincent Waller
Brief summary: A guy gets washed up and Patchy shows him his favorite moments from the show.

"SpongeBob Appreciation Day: Patchy's Beach Bash!" is a SpongeBob SquarePants special.


The following characters appear in archive footage:


The special was confirmed by DirecTV and Zap2it.

It was officially announced by Nickelodeon's on October 4, 2019, during their "SpongeBob Appreciation Day!" 20th anniversary panel at New York Comic-Con, where it was confirmed for a 2020 release.


Patchy and some of SpongeBob's biggest fans wash up on the island above Bikini Bottom to celebrate SpongeBob Appreciation Day.


  • This episode is available on the Digital DVD with the same name.


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  • This special aired on January 4, 2020, but on the Nickelodeon TV schedule, it says October 5, 2019. 10/5/19 is when it was originally supposed to air.
  • This is the first special and first SpongeBob-related material to premiere in 2020 and the 2020s decade.
  • This is The Guy on the Penny's first appearance in a decade since "Truth or Square" in 2009.
  • In the theme song, the animation of SpongeBob rearranging himself is replaced by fan favorite clips from the series.
  • The credits are played in the beginning clip on Bikini Atoll.
  • This is the second Patchy the Pirate-themed SpongeBob special in one month, the first being "Patchy's Playlist." Similarly, they were both countdowns; that was of songs, and this is for moments.
  • The bubble transitions play much faster than usual.
  • This was the first special that didn't credit Stephen Hillenburg.


SpongeBob “Patchy’s Beach Bash” 🏝 HD w Meghan Trainor, Anthony Davis & More ✨ 2020

SpongeBob “Patchy’s Beach Bash” 🏝 HD w Meghan Trainor, Anthony Davis & More ✨ 2020


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