Plankton is sick of his computer "wife" Karen after he foils another plan to get the Krabby Patty formula, there he spots Mama Krabs and falls in love with her. Plus, he turns off Karen.
Convinced that this just another trick aimed at getting the family formula for Krabby Patties (which was not), Krabs tries to reveal Plankton's schemes and break up the ill-favored fling. He decides to break up that fishy relationship before he winds up with the world's tiniest stepfather and before Plankton finally gets the secret formula for Krabby Patties.
While accusing Plankton of the "scheme," he reveals to Plankton that his mother knows the secret recipe giving Plankton an opportunity. However, the robot (Plankton had created) causes the downfall of their relationship and finds out about Plankton's scheme after he tells her.
Then, he gets flung out of the Krusty Krab by her and Karen gets turned back on as he bounces off the "on" button. Plankton insults her and then she threatens him with a laser, Plankton quickly corrects himself but Karen (who is still mad for turning her off) zaps him anyway.
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In German, this episode is called "Wo die Liebe fällt," which translates to "Where the love falls."
This is the second time SpongeBob has been a waiter as well as the second time the Krusty Krab was turned into a five star restaurant for just one night. The first for both of these events was in "Squilliam Returns."
In this episode, Mr. Krabs claims the Krabby Patty formula is an "old Krabs Family recipe," though in the episode "Friend or Foe" it is revealed that Mr. Krabs discovered the recipe at a young age by accidentally knocking a shelf of jars into a vat of patty beef.
During the scene that Plankton is kicked out of the Krusty Krab by Mama Krabs, he quotes the poem "In Memoriam" by Alfred, Lord Tennyson.
When Mr. Krabs jumps at Plankton, he bellows like Tarzan.
When Plankton, Mr. Krabs, Betsy and SpongeBob say each other's names at the Krusty Krab, it is a reference to the dinner scene in Shrek 2.
Betsy Krabs showing her muscle and in it being a battleship is a reference to the Popeye cartoons.
When Mr. Krabs was telling SpongeBob to work late for Betsy's date the street in front of the Krusty Krab is replaced with sand.
When Mr. Krabs barges into the Chum Bucket in anger, some scenes show red pipes on the wall, but some don't.
Plankton's phone is missing the number zero in this episode.
Plankton asked SpongeBob if his tie was on straight, yet he is not wearing a tie, he is wearing a bow-tie.
When Plankton walks into the Krusty Krab with the rose, there is a burger sticker on the window. However, once he's inside, it's no longer there. This happens a few seconds later when Mrs. Krabs walks in. This also happens in "The Krabby Kronicle."
When the Chumbot picks up the citizens, Mevis is not one of the citizens that the Chumbot picks up, but he appears at the Chum Bucket when the citizens are thrown into it.