Can You Finish These Famous SpongeBob Quotes?

Ashley Ehman

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About This Quiz

Chances are you know who lives in a pineapple under the sea, but can you finish some of the most famous quotes from the "SpongeBob Squarepants" television show? This 40-question quiz will include quotes and sayings from SpongeBob, Mr. Krabs, Patrick, Squidward, Sandy and the rest of the rag-tag group that calls Bikini Bottom home. Created by Stephen Hillenburg and brought to audiences everywhere on May 1, 1999, there have been an innumerable amount of iconic quotes that originated on the show. If you find yourself saying "Me hoy minoy" more than the average person, then this is the quiz for you!

Do you know what the study of wumbology is? Are you familiar with what body part requires more soup? Or perhaps you know that there's more to a boulder than its looks. Put your SpongeBob knowledge to the test and see if you know as much about the show as you think you do. From the Krusty Krab to Goo Lagoon, this quiz will revisit a variety of locations from the show, bringing the most famous quotes to this quiz. What are you waiting for? It's time to go beneath the waves and see if you can finish these quotes! Will you reign supreme or will you drop on the deck and flop like a fish?

When teaching Squidward how to hold a jellyfish net, Patrick says, "Firmly _____ it in your hand." What word belongs in the blank?

The correct answer here is to "Firmly grasp it in your hand." This is the episode in the series where Squidward is in an all-body cast and Patrick forces the jellyfish net through Squidward's hand.

In the episode where SpongeBob shrinks Squidward, SpongeBob doubts Patrick when he says "Patrick, I don't think _____ is a real word." What goes in the blank?

The word that fills in this blank is "wumbo." As Patrick continues to explain, “I wumbo, you wumbo, he-she-me wumbo. Wumboing, wumbology, the study of wumbo! It's first grade Spongebob.”

In the episode where Squidward leads a marching band, what does Patrick ask?

Patrick asks if mayonnaise is an instrument. After Squidward tells him that it is not an instrument, Patrick then asks if horseradish is an instrument. Again, Squidward tells him no.

In Plankton's version of the F.U.N. song, "F" stands for what?

The whole iteration of Plankton's version of the song goes, "F is for fire that burns down the whole town, U is for Uranium … bombs! N is for no survivors!" SpongeBob's version is much less than violent than Plankton's.

According to SpongeBob, what don't you need to drive a sandwich?

As the quote goes, "You don't need a license to drive a sandwich." As any hardcore SpongeBob fan knows, our yellow friend lacks a boating license. The famous quote was spoken in "The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie."

The best time to wear what article of clothing is all the time?

According to SpongeBob SquarePants, the "best time to wear a striped sweater is all the time." In this episode, SpongeBob serenades hungry customers who he thinks are his fans, as he tries to be an entertainer.

SpongeBob doesn't need television because he has what instead?

The full quote is "We don't need television. Not as long as we have our imagination!" This is from the episode where Patrick and SpongeBob play in a giant box, much to the annoyance of Squidward.

At one point, Patrick, the problem-solver, suggests that a group of people "should take _____ and push it somewhere else!"

This sound advice comes from the episode titled "Sandy, SpongeBob and the Worm." This is the episode that deals with the presence of a large worm that goes around town, taking bites of out buildings and people.

When SpongeBob ends up in Rock Bottom, he describes its light-lacking appearance as "not your average, everyday darkness. This is ... _____ darkness." What word goes in the blank?

The darkness SpongeBob is describing here is "advanced darkness." In this episode, Patrick and SpongeBob visit Glove World, but upon returning home, they get on the wrong bus, which leads them to Rock Bottom.

"Remember, licking _____ is illegal on other planets." What is SpongeBob referring to in his legal advice?

Licking doorknobs is illegal on other planets! This comes from the episode called "One Krab's Trash." This is the episode where Mr. Krabs gives SpongeBob a soda-drinking hat that ends up being very valuable.

In an effort to be tough, SpongeBob says, "I'll have you know that I _____ last week and only cried for 20 minutes." What goes in the blank?

SpongeBob stubbed his toe and only cried for 20 minutes. This is from the episode, "No Weenies Allowed," where SpongeBob is trying to get into one of the toughest places in Bikini Bottom.

"Patrick, don't you have to be stupid somewhere else?" What is Patrick's response?

Much to the chagrin of Sandy Cheeks, Patrick doesn't have to be stupid somewhere else until 4 o'clock. Th dialogue is from the episode called, "I Had an Accident." This is the episode where SpongeBob avoids danger by staying indoors.

What word belongs in the blank of this famous quote? "Ravioli Ravioli, give me the _____."

The quote reads "Ravioli Ravioli, give me the formuoli." It comes from the episode "Imitation Krabs," where Plankton builds a robot that looks like Mr. Krabs and tries to get the Krabby Patty secret formula.

In the episode, "Something Smells," SpongeBob exclaims, "I'm _____ and I'm proud!" What word belongs in the blank?

SpongeBob says, "I'm ugly and I'm proud!" This is the episode where he thinks everyone is avoiding him because he is ugly, instead of his serious halitosis issue caused by a weird food concoction he ate for breakfast.

When the Krusty Krab hires a new employee, things go awry. "Is this the Krusty Krab?" "No, this is _____." What word completes the quote?

"This is Patrick!" In this episode, Patrick is hired at the Krusty Krab and fails at answering the phone when he keeps telling people that he's not a crusty crab. He didn't keep the job very long.

"The _____ used to ride these babies for miles." Who used to ride boulders, according to SpongeBob?

It was the pioneers who used to ride boulders. Patrick and SpongeBob are forced to ride a boulder in order to deliver the Krusty Krab's very first pizza. If only they didn't forget the Diet Dr. Kelp.

When Bikini Bottom forms a marching band, one fish suggests that "maybe we wouldn't sound so bad if some people didn't try playing with _____." What was he referring to?

It's big meaty claws that bother this character. Mr. Krabs takes great offense to this and replies, "Well, these claws aren't for just attracting mates!" It's at this point that SpongeBob steps in and tries to stop the fight.

Patrick has moments of brilliance, like when he says, "the inner machinations of my mind are _____." What goes in the blank?

The inner workings of Patrick's mind are an enigma. This comes from the episode "The Secret Box," where Patrick hides the contents of his special box from SpongeBob for the majority of the episode.

According to Mr. Krabs, "that _____ makes [SpongeBob] look like a girl." What makes SpongeBob look girly?

It is a hat that makes SpongeBob look like a girl, to which SpongeBob questions, "Am I a pretty girl?" This episode is centered around the soda hat of one Smitty WerbenJagerManJensen.

As an attempt to avoid his bully, SpongeBob asks if he "can be excused for the rest of _____." What goes in the blank?

SpongeBob asks to be excused for the rest of his life, in order to avoid his bully. Flats the Flounder threatened SpongeBob with a severe butt-kicking, with SpongeBob trying to escape it for the rest of the episode.

Plankton once said, "Goodbye everyone, I'll remember you all in _____." What goes in the blank?

Plankton will remember everyone in therapy. This quote comes from "The Algae's Always Greener." It's in this episode where Plankton switches lives with Mr. Krabs because Plankton thinks his life is better.

Squidward once said, "Wake me up when I _____." What should the blank be filled with?

In true Squidward fashion, he says, "Wake me up when I care." This is from the "Gullible Pants" episode. SpongeBob replies, "Do you care now?" to which Squidward replies with a stern "No."

After failed attempts at creating his happiest memory, Squidward says, "I might as well _____ for a hundred years or so." What does he want to do for 100 years?

After trying to create his happiest memory and failing, Squidward hopes to sleep for a hundred years. This comes from the episode, "Are You Happy Now?" Squidward stays in his house for two weeks.

Mr. Krabs is attributed with saying, "A five-letter word for happiness ... _____." What makes Mr. Krab happy?

While one might think "Pearl" is the answer in this case, it's money that Mr. Krabs is talking about. This comes from the episode titled, "Your Shoe's Untied."

"You mean you've never heard the story of the _____?" Squidward is surprised when SpongeBob hasn't heard of what story?

Squidward makes up a story about a character known as the Hash-Slinging Slasher as a way to scare SpongeBob after the Krusty Krab becomes a 24-hour business. It comes from the "Graveyard Shift" episode.

When discussing Squidward's fears, one quote goes, "What does claustrophobic mean?" "I think it means he's afraid of _____." What is Squidward supposedly afraid of?

SpongeBob and Patrick seem to think that Squidward is afraid of Santa Claus. After learning this, Patrick attempts to scare Squidward by going "Ho, Ho, Ho." This comes from the "Wishing You Well" episode.

When faced with the possibility of a missing lollipop, Patrick says, "All right! Which one of you _____ stole my lollipop?" What word goes in the blank?

The quote is "Which one of you flatfoots stole my lollipop?" This comes from the "Life of Crime" episode where SpongeBob and Patrick believe they've stolen a balloon on National Free Balloon Day.

"_____? My favorite!" What is supposedly Plankton's favorite food?

After seeing what Mr. Krabs' life was like in "The Algae is Always Greener," Plankton comes to appreciate what he has. While he was sick of holographic meatloaf at the beginning of the episode, he realizes he would much rather have his own life than someone else's.

According to SpongeBob, "_____ always points to civilization." What goes in the blank?

It's moss that always points to civilization! This comes from the "Pizza Delivery" episode, where SpongeBob and Squidward are tasked with delivering the first Krusty Krab pizza to a waiting customer.

Squidward has been quoted saying, "You can't fool me! I listen to _____." What word or phrase correctly completes the quote?

This quote comes from "The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie." This is the line that Squidward says after learning that Plankton is somehow managing to sell Krabby Patties. Not even a free bucket helmet could convince Squidward to try one!

What did Squidward say when asked, "What's better than serving up smiles?"

This iconic exchange between Squidward and SpongeBob comes from the episode "Can You Spare a Dime?" In this episode, Mr. Krabs is missing a dime from the register and blames Squidward for the lack of funds. Squidward then quits his job.

While Mr. Krabs is scaring SpongeBob, the yellow sponge can be heard saying, "Oh my god! A floating _____!" What is Mr. Krabs scaring him with?

In an attempt to get Smitty WerbenJagerManJensen's valuable soda-drinking hat back from SpongeBob, Mr. Krabs pretends to be the lost soul of the hat owner, asking for his hat to be given back. Unfortunately, his ghost was drawn on the back of his shopping list.

When tasked with being a fancy waiter, SpongeBob asks a patron, "More soup for your _____?"

This quote comes from the episode titled, "Squilliam Returns." SpongeBob is given a job as a server in Squidward's fake restaurant, where he asks a customer if they would like more soup for their armpit.

"It's an Alaskan _____ worm!" What kind of worm is plaguing the town of Bikini Bottom?

In the same episode that Patrick suggests moving the whole town of Bikini Bottom, another memorable quote comes to fruition, "It's an Alaskan Bull Worm!" The giant worm keeps taking bites out of various pieces of the town.

An annoyed Squidward once said, "Will you please stop leaving your _____ on my front lawn?

All Squidward wants is for SpongeBob to not leave his underwear all over his lawn! Is that so much to ask? Apparently so. This quote comes from the episode called, "I Was a Teenage Gary."

Much to Squidward's chagrin, SpongeBob is responsible for the quote, "Squidward, I used your _____ to unclog my toilet."

Not exactly the intended use, SpongeBob used Squidward's clarinet to unclog his toilet. This comes from the "Graveyard Shift" episode. Did you know Squidward's clarinet has a name? It's Clarry.

At one point SpongeBob says, "I'm so cold, I can use my nose drippings as _____." What did his nose drippings resemble?

In the episode "Survival of the Idiots," Patrick and SpongeBob become locked in Sandy's treedome while she is hibernating. It's winter within the dome, which is why SpongeBob is afflicted with nasal leakage that freezes into chopsticks.

At one point in the series, Patrick says, “Squidward, your _____ is talking to me.” What is supposedly talking to Patrick?

This quote comes from the "Krusty Krab Training Video" episode. Patrick believes the ceiling is talking to him because the video's narrator is heard within the Krusty Krab, without a person to embody the mysterious voice.

When talking about SpongeBob, Squidward once said, "SpongeBob is the only guy I know who can have fun with _____ for 12 hours.” What is SpongeBob having fun with?

SpongeBob can have fun with a jellyfish for extended amounts of time! This comes from the "Jellyfish Jam" episode. In this episode, a horde of jellyfish throw a house party in SpongeBob's pineapple.

While practicing karate, SpongeBob destroys a picnic. One fish yells, "Way to go buddy. It took us three days to make that _____ ... three days!" What took three days to make?

SpongeBob destroys potato salad! This happens in the episode titled "No Weenies Allowed." The episode opens with Sandy Cheeks and SpongeBob trying to catch each other by surprise and win the karate match.

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