Encyclopedia SpongeBobia
Encyclopedia SpongeBobia

The SpongeBob Challenge was a 2016 event that aired on Nickelodeon on Saturday mornings from October 1 to October 29 and December 3 of 2016. Every Saturday, there was a new SpongeBob SquarePants episode at 10:30am ET.


Title card # Title U.S. airdate U.S. viewers
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201b "Bulletin Board" October 1, 2016
SpongeBob puts up a community bulletin board but anonymous reviews lead to trouble.
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204a "Mutiny on the Krusty" October 8, 2016
When a storm blows away the Krusty Krab, an insane Mr. Krabs has to guide his employees and customers back to their homes.
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205a "Whirly Brains" October 15, 2016
SpongeBob and Patrick get hooked on the latest fad – flying your own brain like a tiny drone.
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202b "Snail Mail" October 22, 2016
SpongeBob lies to his penpal and continues the foul play when he visits.
205b "Mermaid Pants" October 29, 2016
When SpongeBob and Patrick play Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy, it's all fun and games until their "sworn enemies" arrive.
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204b "The Whole Tooth" December 3, 2016
Patrick has to lose his last baby tooth, but he is frightened.


  • This marathon started the premiere of season 10.
  • After "Mermaid Pants" premiered, this event did not return for the next month until "The Whole Tooth," which aired on December 3.
  • "Mermaid Pants" is the highest-viewed episode of the event with 2.17 million viewers, while "Snail Mail" is the lowest-viewed episode in this event with 1.67 million viewers.