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Grandma's Kisses
General
Season №: 2
Episode №: 26a
Airdate: March 6, 2001
Sister episode(s): "Squidville"
Credits
Guest(s): Marion Ross as Grandma SquarePants
Writer(s): Walt Dohrn
Paul Tibbitt
Merriwether Williams
Main: Walt Dohrn
Paul Tibbitt
Storyboard: Jim Schumann
Octavio Rodriguez
Animation: Andrew Overtoom
Creative: Derek Drymon
See all credits for this episode.
Chronology
Previous: "Patty Hype"
Next: "Squidville"
List of episodes

"Grandma's Kisses" is a SpongeBob SquarePants episode from season two. In this episode, SpongeBob is embarrassed that he gets kissed by his grandmother.

Characters

Synopsis

SpongeBob visits his Grandmother's house, where he acts and is treated like a small child, engaging in such babyish activities as eating cookies and being read stories. As soon as the clock strikes 3:00 p.m., SpongeBob has to go back to work and is given a ride there by his Grandma. When they get there, she kisses him goodbye, leaving a kissy mark that is visible on his forehead. SpongeBob is then teased by everyone at the Krusty Krab, and runs home crying. At home, SpongeBob consoles Patrick about this, and Patrick tells him that he should show his Grandma that he is not a baby anymore by acting like an adult. SpongeBob and Patrick go to Grandma's house wearing fake sideburns, and when she answers the door and tries to kiss him, he refuses to be kissed, explaining to her that he is an adult now. Grandma offers them cookies, which SpongeBob refuses, but Patrick gladly accepts. Patrick begins acting like a baby and when SpongeBob confronts him, he says that being a "grown-up" is boring and that he likes being a baby. SpongeBob attempts to eat a cookie, but Grandma stops him, instead giving him steamed coral from his grandma. Then she tells Patrick a baby story and gives SpongeBob a giant technical manual; later she gives Patrick a sweater "with love in every stitch", and gives SpongeBob unwrapped office supplies. Soon, the clock strikes 3:00 p.m., time for SpongeBob to go to work.

SpongeBob starts walking toward the door and starts to leave as his Grandma lays Patrick down for a nap. Before he leaves, he talks to Grandma, who shushes him because Patrick is asleep. However, SpongeBob soon returns, crying and saying that he doesn't want to grow up, and wants to become a baby again and do all the stuff he did when he was treated like a baby like eating cookies, drink out of a bottle with milk, wear a sweater "with love in every stitch", wear diapers, ride in his wagon, cuddle with a teddy bear named Mr. Stuffykins, rocking on his seahorse, and get a kiss on his boo-boo. He then cries so intensely that he floods the house.

But Grandma calms him down, and tells SpongeBob that he doesn't have to be a baby to get her love, and that he will always be her baby boy no matter how grown up he gets. She gives him a cookie and hugs him. SpongeBob asks her to "not mention this to the guys down at the Krusty Krab", to which she replies "No problem." Then Grandma gives SpongeBob a hug. However, Squidward and the people from the Krusty Krab are standing outside the window and watching this, and start laughing as the episode ends.

Production

Art

Music

 ) Associated production music
 ) Original music
 ) SpongeBob music

  Domestic Fun (a) - Ernest Tomlinson [title card]
  Romance and Rhapsody - Felton Rapley [opening]
  Spindlelegs - Cedric King-Palmer [cookies]
  In the Cradle (a) - Dick Stephen Walter [Grandma telling a story]
  Hackney Carriage - Cedric King-Palmer [Grandma drops SpongeBob off at work]
  Tomfoolery - David Snell [everyone making fun of SpongeBob]
  Hawaiian Link (b) - Richard Myhill [SpongeBob runs out crying]
  Deadline - Sam Spence [puffed out chests]
  Pressure Point - Duncan Lamont [freeform jazz]
  Deadline - Sam Spence ["This is it."]
  Hawaiian Link (a) - Richard Myhill [sideburns]
  Dramatic Encounter - Gregor F. Narholz [Grandma about to kiss SpongeBob]
  Airs and Graces (a) - Paddy Kingsland ["Sorry, Grandmother, but the kissing has to stop."]
  ? [plate of cookies]
  Gator - Steve Belfer [Patrick eating cookies]
  SpongeBob Closing Theme - Steve Belfer, Nicolas Carr ["Patrick, what are you doing?"]
  A Day by the Sea (a) - Dick Stephen Walter [story time]
  Steel Sting (i) - Jeremy Wakefield ["Don't I get a present, Grandma?"]
  Twinkle Toes - Fred Woods [Patrick takes a nap]
  Stack of Leis - Kapono Beamer ["I don't want to grow up!"]
  Romance and Rhapsody - Felton Rapley ["I don't?"]
  Hawaiian Link (a) - Richard Myhill [ending]

Reception

  • "Grandma's Kisses" was ranked #17 during the Best Day Ever event on November 9–10, 2006.

Trivia

  • This is the first appearance of Grandma SquarePants.
  • When Grandma drops SpongeBob off for work, the steering wheel is on the right side of car, which would make it a non-American car, so it would be a British OR an Australian car.
  • In the original storyboard, the "sideburns" worn by SpongeBob and Patrick were mustaches.
  • When SpongeBob got home the kiss mark was missing, but at the Krusty Krab, it wouldn't come off.
  • The boat Grandma SquarePants drives is drivable in SpongeBob's Boating Bash.

Errors

  • When SpongeBob says "I don't?", his reflection looks like his mouth does not move and is open as if he were still crying.
  • In the final scene, the kitchen changes locations.
  • When Patrick is using his mouth as a vacuum cleaner to eat his cookies, one can clearly see that he has eaten all of them, but one rolls out.
  • When Squidward and all the customers are seen laughing at SpongeBob hugging his grandma at the end, Harold is green instead of blue.
  • One fish was talking to SpongeBob and at one part, his arm wasn't on his body.
  • In first scene Clayton is seen blue, but in second scene he is seen purple. In next scenes he was blue.
  • When Patrick says that he doesn't get jazz, a glass of milk and a plate with two cookies is shown on the table, though in the next scene (when Spongebob starts blowing bubbles out of his pipe), they are both gone. 

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