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2020 is a leap year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. This year a theatrical movie (The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run) was originally to release in theaters but was moved to CBS All Access in 2021 due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, one episode was in the 2019 hiatus, "Escape from Beneath Glove World" is the only episode for this year to get over a million U.S. viewers, and this is the second year that new episodes premiere after Stephen Hillenburg's lifetime.


Date Event(s)
Fall Kamp Koral: SpongeBob's Under Years will premiere in Canada.
January 1 "The Krusty Slammer" premiered in Poland.
"Shell Games," "Senior Discount," "Mind the Gap" and "Dirty Bubble Returns" premiered in Indonesia.
January 2 "Plankton's Old Chum," "Jolly Lodgers" and "Biddy Sitting" premiered in Indonesia.
January 3 "Mind the Gap" and "Dirty Bubble Returns" premiered in South Korea.
January 4 "SpongeBob Appreciation Day: Patchy's Beach Bash!" and the sing-along version of "The SpongeBob Musical: Live on Stage!" premiered.
January 10 "SpongeBob in RandomLand" and "SpongeBob's Bad Habit" premiered in South Korea.
January 12 "Plankton's Old Chum" and "Shell Games" premiered in France.
January 17 "Handemonium" and "Breakin'" premiered in South Korea.
January 18 "Escape from Beneath Glove World" premiered.
January 22 "Pineapple RV" premiered in Denmark.
January 29 Third movie's Super Bowl promo was released.
January 31 "A Cabin in the Kelp" and "The Hankering" premiered in South Korea.
February 1 "Escape from Beneath Glove World" premiered in Canada.
February 3 "Plankton's Old Chum" premiered in the UK and Ireland.
February 4 SpongeBob: Krusty Cook-Off was soft-launched in Australia and the Philippines.
"Biddy Sitting" premiered in the UK and Ireland.
February 5 "Handemonium" and "Breakin'" premiered in Norway, Sweden, and Denmark.
"Squid's on a Bus" premiered in the UK and Ireland.
February 6 "Dirty Bubble Returns" premiered in the UK, Ireland, Sweden, and Denmark.
"Mind the Gap" premiered in Sweden and Denmark.
February 7 "The Goofy Newbie" and "Lighthouse Louie" premiered in South Korea.
"Breakin'" premiered in the UK and Ireland.
February 8 "Who R Zoo?" and "Biddy Sitting" premiered.
February 10 "Who R Zoo?" premiered in the UK and Ireland.
"Lighthouse Louie" premiered in Southeast Asia.
"Plankton's Old Chum" and "Dirty Bubble Returns" premiered in Iberia, Turkey, and Central & Eastern Europe.
February 11 "The Goofy Newbie" premiered in the UK and Ireland.
"Handemonium" premiered in Iberia, Turkey, and Central & Eastern Europe.
February 12 "Lighthouse Louie" premiered in the UK, Ireland, Iberia, Turkey, and Central & Eastern Europe.
"Handemonium" premiered in Southeast Asia.
February 13 "A Cabin in the Kelp" premiered in the UK, Ireland, Iberia, Turkey, Central & Eastern Europe, and Southeast Asia.
February 14 "Escape from Beneath Glove World" premiered in South Korea.
"The Hankering" premiered in UK, Ireland, Iberia, Turkey, Central & Eastern Europe, and Southeast Asia.
February 15 "Who R Zoo?" and "Biddy Sitting" premiered in Canada.
"Handemonium," "Mind the Gap," and "Dirty Bubble Returns" premiered in France.
February 21 "Who R Zoo?" and "Biddy Sitting" premiered in South Korea.
"The Krusty Slammer" premiered in Germany.
February 22 "SpongeBob Appreciation Day: Patchy's Beach Bash!" premiered in France.
Best Buddies Ever event started in Australia & New Zealand, concluding with the premiere of "Biddy Sitting" in those countries.
February 24 "Dirty Bubble Returns" premiered in Italy.
February 25 "Swamp Mates" premiered in the UK and Ireland.
"Handemonium" and "Lighthouse Louie" premiered in Italy.
February 26 "A Cabin in the Kelp" and "The Hankering" premiered in Italy.
February 27 "Who R Zoo?" and "Biddy Sitting" premiered in Italy.
February 28 "SpongeBob Appreciation Day: Patchy's Beach Bash!" and "Patchy's Playlist" premiered in South Korea.
"Who R Zoo?" and "Biddy Sitting" premiered in Russia.
February 29 "Shell Games" accidentally premiered in the UK and Ireland.
"Biddy Sitting" premiered in Poland, France, Iberia, Turkey, and Central & Eastern Europe.
"Who R Zoo?" premiered in Poland, Iberia, Turkey, and Central & Eastern Europe.
"SpongeBob Appreciation Day: Patchy's Beach Bash!" premiered in Latin America.
March 7 "Shell Games" and "Jolly Lodgers" premiered.
"Lighthouse Louie," "Breakin'," "A Cabin in the Kelp," and "The Hankering" premiered in France.
March 13 The SpongeBob Musical: Live on Stage! premiered in the Philippines.
March 15 "Shell Games" and "Senior Discount" premiered in Canada.
March 16 "Plankton's Old Chum" premiered in the Netherlands and Belgium.
March 17 "Dirty Bubble Returns" premiered in the Netherlands and Belgium.
March 18 "Senior Discount" and "Biddy Sitting" premiered in the Netherlands and Belgium.
March 19 "Mind the Gap" and "Handemonium" premiered in the Netherlands and Belgium.
March 20 "Lighthouse Louie" and "Boss for a Day" premiered in the Netherlands and Belgium.
March 21 "Jolly Lodgers" premiered in Canada.
March 23 "Plankton's Old Chum" premiered in Saudi Arabia.
March 24 "A Cabin in the Kelp" premiered in the Netherlands and Belgium.
"Dirty Bubble Returns" premiered in Poland.
"Stormy Weather" premiered in Saudi Arabia.
March 25 "The Hankering" premiered in the Netherlands and Belgium.
"Handemonium" and "Breakin' premiered in Poland.
"Mind the Gap" premiered in Saudi Arabia.
March 26 "A Cabin in the Kelp" premiered in Poland.
"Dirty Bubble Returns" premiered in Saudi Arabia.
March 27 "The Hankering" premiered in Poland.
March 31 The Complete Eleventh Season, The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run: The Junior Novelization, The Great Gary Rescue!, Happy Campers!, Welcome to Camp Coral! and The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run: Official Activity Book were released.
April 2 It was announced that The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
April 4 SpongeBob SquarePants Vol. 21 was released on iTunes.
April 5 "Plankton's Old Chum" and "Stormy Weather" premiered in Israel.
April 6 "The Krusty Bucket" and "Squid's on a Bus" premiered in Israel.
"The Krusty Slammer" and "Pineapple RV" premiered in Brazil.
April 7 "Broken Alarm" and "Karen's Baby" premiered in Israel.
April 8 "Mind the Gap" and "Dirty Bubble Returns" premiered in Israel.
April 9 "Handemonium" and "Breakin'" premiered in Israel.
April 11 "Swamp Mates" and "One Trick Sponge" premiered.
April 12 "A Cabin in the Kelp" and "The Hankering" premiered in Israel.
April 13 "Escape from Beneath Glove World" premiered in Israel.
April 17 "Swamp Mates" and "One Trick Sponge" premiered in Canada.
April 18 "SpongeBob Appreciation Day: Patchy's Beach Bash!" premiered in Turkey, Central & Eastern Europe, and Wallonia.
April 20 "Stormy Weather" premiered in Australia and New Zealand.
April 21 "Plankton's Old Chum" premiered in Australia and New Zealand.
April 22 "Squid's on a Bus" premiered in Australia and New Zealand.
April 23 "The Krusty Bucket" premiered in Australia and New Zealand.
April 24 "Broken Alarm" premiered in Australia and New Zealand.
April 25 "Plankton's Old Chum," "Stormy Weather," "Mind the Gap," "Dirty Bubble Returns," "Handemonium," "Breakin'," "A Cabin in the Kelp," and "The Hankering" premiered in Latin America.
April 27 "Karen's Baby" premiered in Australia and New Zealand.
April 28 SpongeBob SquarePants Mad Libs and Bikini Bottom Bash DVD were released.
"Mind the Gap" premiered in Australia and New Zealand.
April 29 "One Trick Sponge" premiered in Sweden and Denmark.
"Swamp Mates" premiered in Denmark.
"Dirty Bubble Returns" premiered in Australia and New Zealand.
Super Brawl Universe got updated.
April 30 "SpongeBob in RandomLand" premiered in Australia and New Zealand.
"Swamp Mates" accidentally premiered in the Netherlands.
May 1 The SpongeBob SquarePants series became 21 years old.
"SpongeBob's Bad Habit" premiered in Australia and New Zealand.
May 2 A second sneak-peek for The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run was released.
May 3 "The Krusty Slammer" and "Pineapple RV" premiered in Australia and New Zealand.
"SpongeBob Appreciation Day: Patchy's Beach Bash!" premiered in the Netherlands.
May 4 "Shell Games" premiered in Sweden and Denmark.
May 5 "Jolly Lodgers" premiered in Sweden and Denmark.
May 8 "A Cabin in the Kelp" and "The Hankering" premiered in Sweden and Denmark.
May 9 "Escape from Beneath Glove World" premiered in Scandinavia.
May 10 "SpongeBob Appreciation Day: Patchy's Beach Bash!" premiered in Russia.
The SpongeBob Musical: Live on Stage! premiered in the Netherlands.
May 11 "Shell Games" premiered in the Netherlands and Belgium.
May 12 "Jolly Lodgers" premiered in the Netherlands and Belgium.
SpongeBob: Krusty Cook-Off was released in the United States.
May 13 "Swamp Mates" premiered in the Netherlands and Belgium.
May 14 "Knock Knock, Who's There?" and "Pat Hearts Squid" premiered in Norway.
"One Trick Sponge" premiered in the Netherlands and Belgium.
"The Goofy Newbie" accidentally premiered in the Netherlands and Belgium.
May 15 "A Cabin in the Kelp" and "The Hankering" premiered in Norway.
May 16 "Escape from Beneath Glove World" premiered in Latin America, Iberia, Poland (in English only), Turkey, Central & Eastern Europe, South Africa, Scandinavia, and Wallonia.
May 18 "Escape from Beneath Glove World" premiered in the Netherlands and Belgium.
May 22 "Shell Games" and "Senior Discount" premiered in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland.
"A Cabin in the Kelp" and "The Hankering" premiered in Austria and Switzerland.
May 23 "Escape from Beneath Glove World" premiered in Italy and Southeast Asia.
"Boss for a Day" premiered in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland.
"Handemonium" and "Breakin'" premiered in Austria and Switzerland.
May 24 "Escape from Beneath Glove World" premiered in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland.
The SpongeBob Musical: Live on Stage! premiered in Germany.
"Pineapple RV" premiered in Iberia, South Africa, and Wallonia.
May 27 "Swamp Mates" and "One Trick Sponge" premiered in Southeast Asia.
May 28 Bob Kulick died.
May 29 SpongeBob: Patty Pursuit was released.
May 30 "Escape from Beneath Glove World" premiered in France.
"Gary's Got Legs" premiered in Germany.
May 31 "Swamp Mates" and "One Trick Sponge" premiered in Iberia, South Africa, and Wallonia.
"Plankton's Old Chum" premiered in Wallonia.
June 5 The Stars of SpongeBob Fan Favorites Special premiered.
June 6 "King Plankton" premiered in Germany.
June 7 "Swamp Mates" and "One Trick Sponge" premiered in Israel.
"Dirty Bubble Returns" and "Lighthouse Louie" premiered in Russia.
June 8 "Shell Games" and "Senior Discount" premiered in Israel.
"Pineapple RV" accidentally premiered in the Netherlands and Belgium.
"My Two Krabses" premiered in Latin America.
A third sneak peek for The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run was released.
June 9 "Jolly Lodgers" and "Biddy Sitting" premiered in Israel.
June 10 Super Brawl Universe just got updated.
June 11 Battle for Bikini Bottom - Rehydrated was released in South Korea.
June 12 SpongeBob: Krusty Cook-Off got updated for the first time.
June 13 "Plankton's Old Chum" premiered in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland.
June 14 "A Cabin in the Kelp" and "The Hankering" premiered in Russia.
June 17 Battle for Bikini Bottom - Rehydrated was released in Walmart.
June 20 "Stormy Weather" premiered in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland.
June 21 "Escape from Beneath Glove World" premiered in Russia and Poland.
The SpongeBob Musical: Live on Stage! premiered in France.
June 22 Clip: SpongeBob SquarePants Battle for Bikini Bottom Rehydrated Gameplay - Zebra Gamer was released on Amazon.com.
June 23 Battle for Bikini Bottom - Rehydrated and Battle for Bikini Bottom - Rehydrated Soundtrack were released.
June 25 "Shell Games," "Senior Discount," "Jolly Lodgers," and "Biddy Sitting" premiered in Latin America.
SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom - Rehydrated Playthrough with Cottrello Games was released on Amazon.com.
June 27 "Squid's on a Bus" premiered in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland.
June 29 "Shell Games" premiered in Southeast Asia.
July 1 "Jolly Lodgers" premiered in Southeast Asia.
"Knock Knock, Who's There?," "Pat Hearts Squid," Lighthouse Louie," "Hiccup Plague," "Who R Zoo?," "The Kwarantined Krab," "Plankton's Intern," "Patrick's Tantrum," "Bubble Bass's Tab," "Kooky Cooks," "Krusty Koncessionaires," and "Dream Hoppers" digitally released in Israel.
SpongeBob SquarePants Battle With Bikini Bottom Rehydrated Walkthrough With Brick Show Brian was released on Amazon.com.
July 3 "The Goofy Newbie" premiered in Southeast Asia.
Bikini Bottom Block Party started.
July 4 "The Krusty Bucket" premiered in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland.
July 5 Bikini Bottom Block Party ended.
July 6 "Escape from Beneath Glove World" premiered in Australia and New Zealand.
July 7 "Breakin'" premiered in Australia and New Zealand.
July 8 "Boss for a Day" premiered in Australia and New Zealand.
July 9 "Handemonium" premiered in Australia and New Zealand.
July 10 "Lighthouse Louie" premiered in Australia and New Zealand.
July 11 "Insecurity Guards" premiered in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland.
July 12 "Swamp Mates" and "One Trick Sponge" premiered in Russia.
July 13 The Stars of SpongeBob Fan Favorites Special premiered in Canada.
"A Cabin in the Kelp" premiered in Australia and New Zealand.
July 14 "The Hankering" premiered in Australia and New Zealand.
July 15 "Shell Games" premiered in Australia and New Zealand.
July 16 "Senior Discount" premiered in Australia and New Zealand.
July 17 "Boss for a Day" and "Pineapple RV" premiered in the US.
"The Krusty Slammer", "Pineapple RV", "Boss for a Day", "The Goofy Newbie", "The Ghost of Plankton" and "My Two Krabses" digitally released in Israel.
"Jolly Lodgers" premiered in Australia and New Zealand.
July 18 "Sandy's Nutty Nieces" premiered in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland.
July 19 "Jolly Lodgers" premiered in Russia.
July 24 "Shell Games" and "Jolly Lodgers" premiered in South Korea.
July 25 "Karen's Baby" premiered in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland.
July 31 "Swamp Mates" and "One Trick Sponge" premiered in South Korea.
August 3 "Swamp Mates" and "One Trick Sponge" premiered in Latin America.
August 4 "The Krusty Slammer" and "Pineapple RV" premiered in Latin America.
August 5 SpongeBob is a Doctor, Bubble Boats, Mini SpongeBob, and Sleepy Patrick were released in Japan. (Season 10 in 4 DVDs)
"Boss for a Day" and "The Goofy Newbie" premiered in Latin America.
August 7 "Boss for a Day" premiered in South Korea.
"Jolly Lodgers" premiered in France.
August 8 "Swamp Mates" premiered in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland.
August 14 The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run was released in Canada.
"The Krusty Slammer" and "Pineapple RV" premiered in Canada.
August 23 "Pineapple RV" premiered in Russia.
August 24 "Swamp Mates" and "One Trick Sponge" premiered in Italy.
August 25 "Shell Games" and "Jolly Lodgers" premiered in Italy.
August 30 "The Goofy Newbie" premiered in Russia.
August 31 "Escape from Beneath Glove World" premiered in the UK and Ireland.
September 1 "Shell Games" officially premiered in the UK and Ireland.
September 2 "Pineapple RV" premiered in the UK and Ireland.
Cave Dwelling Sponge, Stuck on the Roof, Squid Noir and Chatterbox Gary were released in Japan. (Season 11 in 4 DVDs) (Only 11 Episodes)
September 3 "Boss for a Day" premiered in the UK and Ireland.
"FarmerBob" and "Gary & Spot" premiered in Finland.
September 4 "Jolly Lodgers" premiered in the UK and Ireland.
"The Nitwitting" and "The Ballad of Filthy Muck" premiered in Finland.
September 6 "Gary's Got Legs" and "King Plankton" premiered in Finland.
September 7 "Plankton's Old Chum" and "Stormy Weather" premiered in Finland.
September 8 "Swamp Mates" and "One Trick Sponge" premiered in Finland.
September 9 "The Krusty Bucket" and "Squid's on a Bus" premiered in Finland.
September 10 "Sandy's Nutty Nieces" and "Insecurity Guards" premiered in Finland.
September 11 "Broken Alarm" and "Karen's Baby" premiered in Finland.
September 12 "Shell Games" and "Senior Discount" premiered in Finland.
September 13 "Mind the Gap" and "Dirty Bubble Returns" premiered in Finland.
September 14 "Jolly Lodgers" and "Biddy Sitting" premiered in Finland.
September 15 Part 1 of "SpongeBob's Big Birthday Blowout" premiered in Finland.
September 16 Part 2 of "SpongeBob's Big Birthday Blowout" premiered in Finland.
September 17 "SpongeBob in RandomLand" and "SpongeBob's Bad Habit" premiered in Finland.
September 18 "Handemonium" and "Breakin'" premiered in Finland.
September 19 "Boss for a Day" and "The Goofy Newbie" premiered in Canada.
September 21 "The Krusty Slammer" and "Pineapple RV" premiered in Greece.
September 22 "Plankton's Old Chum" and "Stormy Weather" premiered in Greece.
September 23 "Mind the Gap" and "Dirty Bubble Returns" premiered in Greece.
September 24 "Handemonium" and "Breakin'" premiered in Greece.
September 25 "Boss for a Day" and "The Goofy Newbie" premiered in Greece.
October 2 SpongeBob's Spookiest Scenes Countdown Special will premiere.
October 4 "Swamp Mates" and "One Trick Sponge" will premiere in Poland.
October 6 Nickelodeon Kart Racers 2: Grand Prix will be released.
October 8 "My Two Krabses" will premiere in Southeast Asia.
October 11 "Shell Games" and "Senior Discount" will premiere in Poland.
October 18 "SpongeBob's Bad Habit" will premiere in Poland.
October 24 "My Two Krabses" will premiere in the Netherlands and Belgium (unconfirmed).
October 25 "Jolly Lodgers" will premiere in Poland.
October 30 "SpongeBob in RandomLand", "SpongeBob's Bad Habit", and "The Ghost of Plankton," will premiere in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland.
November 3 The SpongeBob Musical: Live on Stage! will be released.
November 5 The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run will be released internationally (excluding China and Canada) on Netflix.
November 16 "Pineapple RV" will officially premiere in the Netherlands and Belgium.
November 17 "The Goofy Newbie" will officially premiere in the Netherlands and Belgium.
November 18 "Knock Knock, Who's There?" and "Pat Hearts Squid" will premiere in the Netherlands and Belgium.
November 19 "Plankton's Intern" and "Patrick's Tantrum" will premiere in the Netherlands and Belgium.
November 20 "Krusty Koncessionaires" and "Dream Hoppers" will premiere in the Netherlands and Belgium.
November 23 "My Two Krabses" will premiere in the Netherlands and Belgium.
November 24 "Bubble Bass's Tab" and "Kooky Cooks" will premiere in the Netherlands and Belgium.
November 30 "Pineapple RV" will premiere in Central & Eastern Europe on Nicktoons.

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