The laughing machine is a machine to provide somebody without a laugh box with a laugh. It appears in the episodes "Funny Pants" and "Suction Cup Symphony."


The laughing machine is a large object made of metal. It also has an air bag that helps the person breathe and laugh.

Role in series

"Funny Pants"

It appears in SpongeBob's thoughts. In his day-dream, Sandy tells Patrick a joke, and they laugh. The machine generates a robot laugh. Patrick and Sandy stop laughing and back away slowly.

"Suction Cup Symphony"

Patrick uses it while Squidward is leading his symphony to the Bikini Bottomites.


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