Bikini Bottom Mall is a mall that first appears in the episode " SpongeBob Meets the Strangler."
It is a large red and white ship converted into a four-story mall. On the side, in huge letters, it reads "Mall" in gold text. There is a parking lot in front of it, although it is on the sand. There is a sign in front of it too that reads the mall's name in pink letters on a gold sign surrounded by green bamboo held by brown sticks.
Role in series
"SpongeBob Meets the Strangler"
SpongeBob and the Tattletale Strangler run errands here. SpongeBob asks for the Strangler's preference on his choice of perfume, but he does not care and rushes to go to SpongeBob's house.
Pearl goes inside the mall with her friends while SpongeBob stalks her as a means to find out what to buy her for her birthday. SpongeBob buys most of Pearl's birthday gifts at the mall.
SpongeBob is seen riding a
jellyfish ride at the mall with Patty during the montage of the song " I Can't Keep My Eyes Off of You."
Patrick are seen at the mall at the beginning, trying on "best friend" shirts.
A montage plays of SpongeBob and Patrick going on a shopping spree at the mall.
SpongeBob buys a
new pair of pants from a clothing store in the mall.
The Bikini Bottom Mall plays its biggest role to date in this episode. Pearl attempts to get a job at the mall to fit in with her friends, only to be hired for a job at
Grandma's Apron, much to her disappointment. However, she later accepts the occupation and reconciles with her friends after the store's manager, Beatrice, shows Pearl and her friends the benefits of being a grandmother.
Known stores and what they sell
Shoe Store - Sells shoes and boots for a bargain. There has also been a 90% off promotion.
Make-Up - Sells makeup items such as glitter gloss
Clothes store - Sells clothes such as dresses and skirts
Pets - A pet shop that sells pets such as sea-ponies and dogfish
Purse store - Sells many different kinds of purses
Clothes store - Another clothes store that sells dresses and skirts. One particular outfit costs $39.99.
- Sells sunglasses. One particular pair costs $149.99.
Sunglasses - Another shoe store. A pair of red shoes costs $300.99.
Shoes - A store that sells hats
Hat Fancy Boat store - A store that sells boats
Book store - A store that sells books
Books 'R' Us - Another book store. It is a parody of Toys "R" Us.
Clothes I' Mark - A store that sells clothes
Buy Buy Buy - A store that sells cars
Lipp Lipp Gloss - A store that sells lip gloss
Sports Zone - A store that sells sports equipment
Music Store - A store that sells music. The interior of the store looks like the interior of FYE.
Candy Store - A store that sells candy
- A store that sells background music. There is a poster outside of the store that reads "Now That's What I Call Elevator Music!"
Muzak Shop 99 cent store - Based on the real store of a similar name, the store sells low-quality items that are 99 cents. Health Inspector Yellowtail passes by this store.
Wigs- A wig store on the bottom f loor by Grandma's Apron.
Grandma's Apron - A store that specializes in grandmother-related items
Food court - A place to buy food
- A place to buy jewelry
Bangles and Dangles - A restaurant that sells Hotdog on a String hot dogs on strings. It is a parody of Hot Dog on a Stick.
- A place to buy anything scary.
Scorched Coral Jelly Jeans - A store that sells jeans
" The String"- Bikini Bottom Mall was presumably destroyed when SpongeBob unraveled all of Bikini Bottom and the Milky Way with the string.
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