5 6 (starting March 8)
2008 (MMVIII) is a leap year of the Gregorian calendar that started on a Tuesday. No new episodes aired until March 3, with the season 6 episode " Krabby Road."
2008 was the year that Wanqum took over for the animating, and the year that hand drawn pencils for animating were ditched in favor of said company. Many fans consider this year to be the worst of SpongeBob, because of episodes such as
The Splinter, Penny Foolish, House Fancy, and Boating Buddies.
2008 was the 8th year of the 3rd millennium, 21st century, and 2000's decade.
Vote for SpongeBob was released.
The To Love a Patty DVD was released.
Krabby Road premiered.
Not Normal premiered.
Suction Cup Symphony premiered.
Penny Foolish premiered.
Nautical Novice and Spongicus premiered.
Pest of the West premiered.
Sea Horse Riding Made Easy, Spurskate, Saloon Door Sorrows, and Yokel to Tough Guy premiered. SpongeBob's Pest of the West was released.
The Splinter premiered.
Giant Squidward premiered.
A Life in a Day premiered.
Sun Bleached premiered.
House Fancy premiered.
No Nose Knows premiered.
The Patty Caper premiered. Spongezilla Attacks! was released.
Plankton's Regular premiered.
Boating Buddies premiered.
The Krabby Kronicle premiered.
The WhoBob WhatPants? book and SpongeBob's Slap Shot were released.
Drawn to Life: SpongeBob SquarePants Edition was released in North America.
Drawn to Life: SpongeBob SquarePants Edition was released in Australia.
Drawn to Life: SpongeBob SquarePants Edition was released in Europe.
Goo Goo Gas and Le Big Switch premiered in the UK.
SpongeBob's Slap Shot was released.
What Ever Happened to SpongeBob? premiered.
Four shorts by the name of "What if SpongeBob Was Gone?" premiered. They are: Gary's version, Mr. Krabs' version, Patrick's version, and Sandy's version. WhoBob WhatPants? was released.
SpongeBob SquarePants featuring Nicktoons: Globs of Doom was released in North America.
SpongeBob SquarePants featuring Nicktoons: Globs of Doom was released in Australia.
SpongeBob SquarePants featuring Nicktoons: Globs of Doom was released in Europe.
Drawn to Life: SpongeBob SquarePants Edition was released in Japan. The Ultimate Box Set was released.
Season 5 Volume 2 was released.
A marathon occurred that featured the following seven new episodes: The Slumber Party, Grooming Gary, Porous Pockets, Krusty Krushers, The Card, Dear Vikings, and Ditchin'.