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If you were looking for the article about the VHS, then see Sponge for Hire (VHS).

Sponge for Hire is a SpongeBob SquarePants DVD that was released on November 2, 2004 and contains eight episodes from season 3. It is based on the episode "Krusty Krab Training Video."

Cover

The setting of the cover is inside of the Krusty Krab. It portrays SpongeBob smiling with Mr. Krabs, while his arm is around SpongeBob. SpongeBob is also holding his spatula, and the title is transcribed in red and orange text.

Episodes

Episode
50b - "Krusty Krab Training Video"
47b - "Can You Spare a Dime?"
58a - "Missing Identity"
57a - "Krabby Land"
50a - "Wet Painters"
53a - "New Student Starfish"
55b - "Mid-Life Crustacean"
57b - "The Camping Episode"
List of home videos

Special features

Storyboards

Episode
- "Missing Identity (storyboard)"
- "Krabby Land (storyboard)"
- "Wet Painters (storyboard)"
- "New Student Starfish (storyboard)"
List of home videos

Other

  • Nicktoons Recipe Book (Can only be accessed with CD-ROM)

Reception

  • Currently retired critic David Ryan of the DVD Verdict was favorable on the episodes featured. "Die-hard SpongeBob fanatics won't hesitate in picking up this disc, but casual viewers may contemplate waiting for the inevitable complete set of season three's episodes." He also praised the extras, and called the storyboard "enjoyable."[2]
  • Francis Rizzo III of DVD Talk was favorable on the DVD release. "Considering that all these episodes will eventually (and probably shortly) be available in a Season Three box set, is this really worth the cost? It depends on how you collect DVDs." He also regarded the storyboards featured, as "an extra of value to any would-be animator."[1]
  • Zach B. of DVDLaunch praised the video quality but noted that "the filter Paramount puts its animated titles through result in a good deal of noise and a bit of shimmering, and yet again the "SpongeBob" episodes suffer from that problem a bit."[3]

Trivia

Errors

Krabbyland credits
  • On the credits of the DVD, "Krabby Land" is misspelled as "Krabbyland."
  • In the episode selection menu, an image from "As Seen on TV" can be seen, even though that episode is not on this DVD.
  • The SpongeBob SquarePants theme song is shown after the closing credits to "Krusty Krab Training Video" since the episode starts with the opening credits.
  • Mr. Krabs has black eyelashes on the cover instead of brown.


Alternate covers

Menu

References

  1. ^ a b Rizzo, Francis (2004-10-27). Spongebob Squarepants: Sponge for Hire. DVD Talk. Retrieved on 2019-07-15.
  2. ^ Ryan, David (2005-02-09). Review - Spongebob Squarepants: Home Sweet Pineapple. DVD Verdict. Archived from the original on 2013-09-21. Retrieved on 2019-07-15.
  3. ^ Zach B.. [http://www.dvdlaunch.com/spongebobsquarepantshire.html SpongeBob SquarePants: Sponge For Hire review]. DVDLaunch. Retrieved on 2019-07-15.
DVDs (VTE)

Themed
10 Happiest MomentsAbsorbing FavoritesBack to the PastBikini Bottom AdventuresBikini Bottom BuddiesBikini Bottom's Most WantedBoating BuddiesChristmasDeep-Sea GamesDisorder in the DeepEmployee of the MonthEvil SpatulaExtreme Kah-Rah-TayFactory FreshFear of a Krabby PattyFriend or Foe?Gary Falls in LoveGhouls FoolsGlove World Forever!HalloweenHeroes of Bikini BottomHome Sweet PineappleHome Sweet RubbleI'm Your Biggest FanIt's a SpongeBob Christmas!It Came from Goo LagoonKarate IslandKrabby DaysLegends of Bikini BottomLights, Camera and SpongeBobLost at SeaLost in TimeNautical Nonsense and Sponge BuddiesSea Side StorySea StoriesSlumber PartySponge for HireSpongeBob and Friends: Patrick SquarePantsSpongeBob Goes PrehistoricSpongeBob LongPantsSpongeBob on TourSpongeBob vs. The Big OneSpongeBob, You're FiredSpongeBob's Atlantis SquarePantisSpongeBob's Frozen Face-OffSpongeBob's Last StandSpongeBob's Pest of the WestSpongeBob's Runaway RoadtripSpongeBob's Truth or SquareSpongeBob's WhoBob WhatPants?SpongeGuard on DutySpongicusSpužva Bob Skockani DVD 1Sweet & Sour SquidwardTales from the DeepThe Adventures of SpongeBob SquarePantsThe Curse of Bikini BottomThe First 100 EpisodesThe Great Patty CaperThe Krabby Patty Recipe TheftThe Pilot a Mini-Movie and the Square ShortsThe Seascape CapersThe SpongeBob SquarePants MovieThe SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of WaterTide and SeekTo Love a PattyTo SquarePants or Not to SquarePantsTriton's RevengeViking-Sized AdventuresWhale of a BirthdayWhere's Gary?

Season
The Complete 1st SeasonThe Complete First SeasonThe Complete 2nd SeasonThe Complete Second SeasonThe Complete 3rd SeasonThe Complete Third SeasonThe Complete Fourth SeasonThe Complete Fifth SeasonThe Complete Sixth SeasonComplete Seventh SeasonThe Complete Eighth SeasonThe Complete Ninth SeasonSeason 4 Volume 1Season 4 Volume 2Season 5 Volume 1Season 5 Volume 2Season 6 Volume 1Season 6 Volume 2

Nickelodeon compilations
Nicktoons HalloweenNicktoons ChristmasNicktoons The Show Must Go On!Nick Picks Volume 1Nick Picks Volume 2Nick Picks Volume 3The Best of Nickelodeon: Summer AdventuresNick Picks Volume 4Nick Picks HolidayNick Picks Box-Set (Vol, 1-3)Nick Picks Volume 5Nickelodeon Kid's Choice Winners CollectionHeroes in ActionRobot Invasion

Box sets
Beach BobThe Ultimate Box SetSpongeBob StarPantsExposed!: The Ultimate Box SetReally Big Box SetSpongeBob's Legendary AdventuresHolidays with SpongeBob 3-DVD Gift SetTriple Pack 1Triple Pack 2SpongeBob ScaryPantsTriple Pack 3Triple Pack 4The SpongeBob Movie CollectionMovies & TV Collection

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