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If you were looking for the article about the episode, then see Idiot Box.


The Idiot Box is a cardboard box that appears in the episode of the same name. SpongeBob and Patrick use it for imagination.


It is an ordinary-looking TV-shaped brown box, but can transmit sounds from SpongeBob and Patrick's imagination.

Role in episode

SpongeBob and Patrick use their imagination inside the box. At the end of the episode, the box is taken to the dump with Squidward inside. Somehow, the box is returned to Squidward.


  • Squidward mentions in this box that he wants to arm-wrestle with cowboys on the moon, although it never happens.