Fake Science Monthly, alternatively named Fake Science Monthly!, is a magazine that appears in "The Camping Episode."


The magazine is shown to have stories related to the sea bear. One article that was issued stated that sea bears and all fairy tales are real on the cover. The other article issued a tutorial called "How to Stop a Sea Bear."

Role in episode

SpongeBob and Patrick read this magazine to get information about the sea bear.

Known issues

  • "Sea-Bears and Fairytales are Real"
  • "How to Stop a Sea-Bear!"


  • The second edition adds an exclamation point to the title.
  • Irony: Although it is called "Fake Science Monthly," the information that SpongeBob and Patrick learn about sea bears from it is correct.