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"The Kwarantined Krab" is a SpongeBob SquarePants episode from season twelve. In this episode, the Krusty Krab goes under emergency quarantine, but no one knows who carries the mysterious illness...



The episode was confirmed by Vincent Waller on June 23, 2019.[3]


 ) Associated production music
 ) Original music
 ) SpongeBob music

  Drunken Sailor - Nicolas Carr [Title card]

  Cheap and Frozen - Michael Bolger, Nicolas Carr, Sage Guyton, Jeremy Wakefield [Opening at the Krusty Krab]
  ? [SpongeBob laughs]
  Crime Scene - Frederick Charrosin [Health inspector arrives at the Krusty Krab]
  Crime and Danger Sign #2 - Hans Conzelmann, Delle Haensch [Health inspector puts the Krusty Krab under quarantine]
  Desperate Escape - Kenneth Essex [Everyone panics]
  Vibe Q Sting - Nicolas Carr ["Wait."]
  Daisy Chain - Harold Smart [SpongeBob and Patrick dancing]
  A Simple Conversation - Nicolas Carr, Barry Anthony [Plankton escapes from the Krusty Krab]
  Dramatic Cue (d) - Ronald Hanmer [Plankton gets burned]
  Destination Unknown - Gregor Narholz [Plankton is burnt by a robot]
  Dramatic Cue (e) - Ronald Hanmer [Plankton moans]
  Hot Steel and Slide Licks 3 - Jeremy Wakefield [Pearl complains]
  Pirate's Opus - Michael Bolger, Nicolas Carr [Krabs shows his body tattoos]
  What's This - Nicolas Carr [?]
  Humorous Conversation - Nicolas Carr, Barry Anthony [?]
  Dramatic Cue (e) - Ronald Hanmer [Squidward gets nervous]
  Dramatic Cue (h) - Ronald Hanmer [Everyone thinks SpongeBob has the illness]
  Theme for Two Lovers - Kenny Salmon [SpongeBob says goodbye to everyone]
  Hot Steel and Slide Licks 1 - Jeremy Wakefield [Squidward screams and sprays his mouth with a spray sanitizer]
  Theme for Two Lovers - Kenny Salmon [SpongeBob approaches the freezer]
  Six Powerful Cues (b) - Wilfred Burns [SpongeBob moaning from inside the freezer]
  Jingle Bells B - Sammy Burdson, John Fiddy [SpongeBob skating]
  Drunken Sailor Solo Accordion-2 - Nicolas Carr [Squidward, Pearl, Mrs. Puff and Krabs sit behind a table]
  Alone and Lost - Norman Dane [Patrick sees SpongeBob eating ice cream inside the freezer]
  Dramatic Episode 1 - Kurt Rehfeld [Patrick fakes he has the illness to reunite with SpongeBob]
  Jingle Bells B - Sammy Burdson, John Fiddy [SpongeBob and Patrick having fun inside the freezer]
  Unease - Dick Walter [Krabs telling a story]
  Dramatic Cue (b) - Ronald Hanmer [Krabs thinks Squidward has the illness and stuffs him inside the freezer]
  Misty Menace - Max Saunders [Mrs. Puff yawns]
  Terror - Alan Braden [Krabs launches Mrs. Puff inside the freezer]
  Hippomania - John Fox, Mac Prindy [Krabs and Pearl are the only people left outside]
  Finger of Fear - Fredric Bayco [Krabs throws Pearl inside the freezer]
  Jingle Bells B - Sammy Burdson, John Fiddy [Igloo inside the freezer]
  The Fruitcake Vendor - Nicolas Carr, Barry Anthony [SpongeBob, Patrick, Mrs. Puff, Squidward and Pearl inside the igloo]
  The Killing Ground (a) - Richard Harvey [?]
  Misty Menace - Max Saunders [Squidward comes up with a plan]
  Hot Fuzz 05 112 C - Steve Sechi/Big Fish Audio [They break out of the freezer]
  Paroxysms (i) - Trevor Duncan [Mr. Krabs sees them]
  Sponge Monger - Sage Guyton, Jeremy Wakefield [SpongeBob attempts to grab Mr. Krabs]
  Rescue - Cecil Milner [Mr. Krabs goes down grease trap]
  Slide Whistle Stooges - Nicolas Carr, Sage Guyton, Jeremy Wakefield [Patrick shoves Squidward down grease trap]
  Rescue - Cecil Milner [Squidward spits grease on Mr. Krabs]
  Slide Whistle Stooges (track) - Nicolas Carr, Sage Guyton, Jeremy Wakefield [Patrick and Mr. Krabs attack each other]
  Trap Door - David Lindup [Health inspector returns that night]
  Scorched Earth - Trevor Duncan [Health inspector sees everyone diseased]
  Destination Unknown - Gregor Narholz [Hazmat fish returns]
  Drunken Sailor - Nicolas Carr [Ending]


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  • This episode was originally titled "Kwarantine Krab."[4]
  • This will be the third season 12 episode to premiere a year or longer after it's sister episode premiered, the first is "Pineapple RV" and second is "My Two Krabses."
    • This will also be the seventh episode to premiere a year or longer after its sister episode premiered, the first three that were not part of season 12 are "Gary Takes a Bath," "Goo Goo Gas," and "Yeti Krabs."
      • This is likely that season 12 holds the record for delaying multiple episodes to premiere a year after their sisters.
      • The reason this episode was delayed was likely due to similarities with the COVID-19 pandemic.


  • The final frame from this episode was revealed by mistake at the end of the premiere of "Who R Zoo?" in the UK and Ireland airing.
  • In the French dub, this episode is called "Le Crabe en Quarantaine," which translates to "Crab in Quarantine."
  • A clip from this episode was released in a promo that aired on Nickelodeon Australia & New Zealand on February 24, 2020.[5]
  • A clip from this episode was revealed in the video "Top 5 Moments: Patrick," released on in Brazil[6] on March 5, 2020, and in Mexico[7] on March 9, 2020.
  • This is the first time that the track "The Fruitcake Vendor" has played since it last was used in "It's a SpongeBob Christmas!"
  • This is the second medical-related episode of season 12. The first is "Hiccup Plague."
  • This is the second appearance of the health inspector in season 12. The first is "Plankton's Old Chum."


Mr. Krabs' transparent teeth.

  • During one frame where Mrs. Puff catches Mr. Krabs in a garbage can, the latter's teeth color turns transparent.

Mr. Krabs' shirt is missing.

  • In one scene, Mr. Krabs' blue shirt is missing and only its sleeves are visible.


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