The game starts at Shady Shoal's Rest Home. Walk inside and talk to the receptionist. After you talk to her, walk into the door on the right. The producer, Gill Hammerstein, tells SpongeBob to go out and find actors for the New Adventures of Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy since SpongeBob was the only one who showed up. Once you are inside the recreation room, talk to the old lady, and she will let you play checkers. The game can easily be won by right clicking on SpongeBob's face bubble whenever it pops up until the old lady gets annoyed and quits. The old lady will then join the cast and you will get some new props. Walk to the other side of the recreation room and talk to Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy. Once you finish talking to them, they will join your cast. Walk behind the couch they are sitting on to listen to their conversation. Walk to the right and tell the old lady that Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy want to play checkers, and she will leave. Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy will jump off the couch over to the table when she leaves. Walk over to the couch and click on it to enter the Mermalair.
Once inside the Mermalair, walk to the right until you come to the wall of gadgets. Take the tickle belt and the shell com. Walk back to the central lair. Walk to the left and slide down the ropes. Walk to the right to find Man Ray. Look at the switch and switch it to "unfreeze". Man Ray will then run away. Climb up the ropes and follow Man Ray to the left until he reaches the exit. However, the Invisible Boatmobile will be blocking his way. Right click to open the menu. Click on the belt to open your inventory. Use the tickle belt on Man Ray. While he is rolling around on the ground, ask him to be on the show. He will agree to be on the show if SpongeBob stops tickling him. Man Ray will then join your cast. Press the button on the wall, which will start the Invisible Boatmobile. This triggers a minigame in which SpongeBob must stop the Invisible Boatmobile. Left click on an anchor while over it to grab it and right click to jump over obstacles. Hitting obstacles will cause you to lose anchors. Collect 20 anchors to win the game. When the game ends, you will get some more props and you will be outside the Krusty Krab.
Outside the Krusty Krab, Patrick can be seen running a lemonade stand. Walk up and talk to him. He will tell you that to buy a cup of lemonade, SpongeBob will have to get 25 cents. Walk inside the Krusty Krab. Walk to the other side of the Krusty Krab and walk up to the register. Look at the note by the register. Squidward has moved to Tentacle Acres. Enter Mr. Krabs' office. Talk to the doctor after Mr. Krabs stops talking when you enter. He tells you that only the Royal Fry Cook who wields the Golden Spatula can cure Mr. Krabs, who can't count his money anymore. Enter the kitchen. Walk to the other side and then exit the kitchen. Take the "The End" sign outside and add it to your props. Walk to the dumpster and look inside it. You will find a quarter inside. Walk back to the front of the Krusty Krab and give the quarter to Patrick. He will give you a cup of lemonade. Talk to him again to ask him to be in the show. Patrick will then join your cast. Right click and go to your map. Click on the Fry Cook Museum to go there.
Walk into the Fry Cook Museum and talk to the hot dog vendor. Talk to him again to ask him to be in the show. The hot dog vendor will then join your cast. Walk to the right to the main attraction. Talk to the tour guide. He won't let you attempt to pull out the golden spatula because he does not believe that SpongeBob is a real fry cook. He will then ask you a series of questions.
Are you a fry cook? - Um, yeah... I already told you that!
Where do you work? - The Krusty Krab of course.
Who is your boss? - My boss is Mr. Eugene Krabs... the most generous crustacean in all of Bikini Bottom.
What makes the Krusty Krab so famous? - The Krabby Patty! Nothing can rival the delicious might of this amazing fast food delicacy!
How is a Krabby Patty correctly put together? - Easy... bottom bun, patty, ketchup, mustard, pickles, onions, lettuce, cheese, tomato, top bun... in that order.
After passing the quiz, the tour guide will allow you to attempt to pull out the spatula. When SpongeBob attempts, he will pull it out and obtain the golden spatula. Talk to the tour guide again to ask him to be in the show. The tour guide will then join your cast. Go back to the Krusty Krab.
Go inside the Krusty Krab into the Kitchen. Use the golden spatula on the grill to make a royal Krabby Patty. Go back into Mr. Krabs' office and give him the royal Krabby Patty. He will then be cured. Talk to Mr. Krabs and the doctor and they will both agree to be in the show.
West Bikini Bottom
From the map screen, press back in the upper right corner to go the entire map of Bikini Bottom. Click on West Bikini Bottom to go there. Go to Sandy's treedome.
Walk up to Sandy's treedome and put on the water helmet. The water will drain from the airlock and the door to the inside will open. Walk into Sandy's yard and walk to the left until you come to a telescope. Look through the telescope to see where Tentacle Acres is. Walk back to Sandy's yard and enter Sandy's house. Talk to Sandy and she will tell you that she is craving chocolate covered nuts. Exit Sandy's house. Walk to the picnic table and there will be a caterpillar on it. SpongeBob decides to feed it a cracker in order to make it turn into a butterfly. Return to the center of the yard and walk down to find a chest with a barrel of nuts inside. Go to Tentacle Acres.
Walk up to the gate at Tentacle Acres and the guard will tell SpongeBob that he isn't allowed inside. The guard will instead give you a movie ticket. Go to the Reef.
Once you are there, give your ticket to the ticket guy. Enter the movie theater. Walk into the theater and take the "The End" sign to be added to your props. Return to the lobby and enter the restrooms. In one of the stalls, the man at the snack counter is sleeping. He will wake up and go back to the snack counter. Walk over to the snack counter, but as soon as you do, you will be interrupted.
On the set, the Dirty Bubble has contaminated the bubble machine and is making clones of himself. Gill Hammerstein orders SpongeBob to pop the bubbles. In the next minigame, left click to pop the dirty bubbles and right click to make SpongeBob jump. Pop 20 bubbles to win the game. Play the game again to get all of the props. The Dirty Bubble will then join your cast.
When you return to the Reef, talk to the man at the snack counter and he will give you a chocolate bar. Talk to him again to ask him to be in the show. Go back to Sandy's treedome.
Once inside Sandy's treedome, combine the chocolate bar with the nuts and give them to Sandy. After that, talk to her again to ask her to be in the show. Go to Mrs. Puff's Boating School.
At Mrs. Puff's Boating School, walk up to the front gate and take the piece of paper that has "The End" written on it to add it to your props. Walk into the play yard and into the school. Enter Mrs. Puff's classroom and talk to Mrs. Puff. She tells you that she will give you a pencil in exchange for an apple. Talk to Morty, the fish sitting in the desk on the left. He tells you that he can't find his locker combination to get his crackers out of his locker. Talk to him again to ask him to be in the show. Pick up the notepad on one of the desks. Walk outside to the play yard and pick up the locker combination, now sitting on the table next to the lunchbox. Go to the lockers and use the combination on one of the lockers and take the crackers inside. Go back to Sandy's treedome.
Give the crackers to the caterpillar on the picnic table. It will turn into a butterfly and knock down an apple. Pick up the apple. Go back to Mrs. Puff's Boating School.
Give the apple to Mrs. Puff and she will give SpongeBob a pencil. Talk to her again to ask her to be in the show. Use the pencil sharpener to sharpen the pencil and combine the pencil with the notepad. Go back to the Reef.
Go into the restrooms at the Reef and write down the number for Tentacle Acres written in one of the stalls using the pencil and notepad. Go back to Mrs. Puff's Boating School.
Enter the school and use the number to call Tentacle Acres. SpongeBob then distracts the security guard into thinking that someone is playing progressive rock inside and the guard goes inside. Go back to Tentacle Acres.
The guard will not be there, so you can just go inside the gate. Talk to the guard to ask him to be in the show. Walk to the park and walk to the bench where Squidward is sitting. Talk to him, and he will tell you that he can't get up unless he has a cup of cocoa with whipped cream, which is only available at Barg'N-Mart. Walk to the market and enter the coffee shop. Ask the man at the counter for a cup of cocoa and he will give you one. Go to Barg'N-Mart, which is located in South Bikini Bottom.
Enter Barg'N-Mart and talk to the cashier. He says that whipped cream is free, but there is also a sale on sea-nut butter starting right now and a horde of shoppers approaches the store. In the minigame that follows, click to give the incoming shoppers some sea-nut butter and collect the money they throw back. Help 20 customers to win the game. Play again to get all of the props. Talk to the cashier to ask him to be in the show. Walk to the Kelpo section to get the last bottle of whipped cream. Go back to Tentacle Acres.
Go to Squidward and combine the cocoa with the whipped cream. Give the hot cocoa to Squidward. Talk to him again to ask him to be in the show.
North Bikini Bottom
From the map screen, select North Bikini Bottom and click on the Convention Center. Enter the convention center, where the Biannual Jellyfish Convention is taking place. Walk to the exhibits on the left and talk to the news anchor, Mack Mackerel. He will tell you that he is covering the world's largest pearl, but its delivery has been delayed. Also, the camera man brought a solar-powered generator, but he is indoors. Walk to the left to find Kevin talking up on stage. Talk to him, and he will trigger a minigame. In this minigame, you must catch 5 red, 5 blue, and 5 green jellyfish. The pink jellyfish will sting you, and you can only be stung 20 times. Left click to catch them and right click to release them in the corral. When all of the jellyfish are caught, the king jellyfish will appear. Hit the button on the corral to close it when the king jellyfish is near it. Play the game again to get all the props. Talk to Kevin again to show him the king jellyfish. Kevin will then give you a tube of sting ointment. Talk to Kevin again to ask him to be in the show. Go to Jellyfish Fields.
Walk forward to the research area, where a biologist is researching jellyfish. He will tell you that he cannot complete his research because he doesn't have enough power to use his devices because he only brought one battery. Walk back and walk to the left. Click on the hive to collect some jelly. However, the jellyfish will come and chase SpongeBob to the left. Enter the cave on the left.
Enter the purple vortex once you enter the cave. This will take you to Prehistoric Bikini Bottom. Walk to the sand pit on the left. Pick up the pile of sand. Walk to the left again and pick up the berries next to the giant pink things. Walk all the way to the left to find Patar. Talk to him, and he will tell you that he needs some fire to cook his food. Walk back to the Jungle (3 screens from Patar) and walk up to the prehistoric plains to see Squog, who gets stung by a giant jellyfish. Walk to the right to find an oyster. Give the oyster the pile of sand. Walk to the left to find the prehistoric home lane. Enter Squog's house and pick up the pair of sticks. Talk to Squog and give him the sting ointment. Talk to him again to ask him to be in the show.
At this point, you should have enough characters to make an episode. You can create an episode anytime by clicking in the upper right corner.
Exit Squog's house and enter SpongeGar's house. Talk to SpongeGar, and he will tell you that he wants jelly ice cream. Exit SpongeGar's house and return to Patar. Use the sticks on the fire pit to make a fire. Talk to Patar again to ask him to be in the show. Go back to Jellyfish Fields.
Walk to the right until you come to Goo Lagoon. Walk up to the public beach and talk to the treasure hunter. He will tell you that his metal detector's battery is dead. Walk back and to the right to find Larry. Talk to him, and he will tell you that he pulled his muscle and needs a drink called "Crustacean Cooler". Take the ball and chain on the bottom of the screen to add it to your props. Walk to the juice bar and talk to the man at the counter, and he will tell you that they are out of wild berries and he doesn't have the recipe for Crustacean Cooler anymore. Walk to the right and enter the changing tent. Others will start to force their way in and peek at SpongeBob. In the minigame, left click to block other fish from peeking at SpongeBob. Block 30 fish to win. Play again to get all the props. When the game is over, you will be outside The Salty Spitoon and Weenie Hut Juniors.
Walk up to The Salty Spitoon and talk to the 2-headed bouncer. He will give you the recipe for Crustacean Cooler. Talk to him again to ask him to be in the show. Walk back and enter Weenie Hut Jr's. Talk to Marvin the fish inside. Talk to him again to ask him to be in the show. Walk to the left and talk to the robot waiter. He will give you a plain ice cream cone. Go back to Prehistoric Bikini Bottom.
Go to SpongeGar's house. Combine the ice cream with the jellyfish jelly to make jelly ice cream. Give the ice cream to SpongeGar. Talk to him again to ask him to be in the show. Go back to Goo Lagoon.
Go to the juice bar. Combine the berries with the recipe and give them to the man at the juice bar. He will then make you a Crustacean Cooler. Give the Crustacean Cooler to Larry. Talk to him again to ask him to be in the show. Go back to Jellyfish Fields.
Walk to the left and look at the giant oyster. It will sneeze out a giant pearl. Talk to it again to ask it to be in the show. Go back to the convention center.
Go to the news anchor and give him the giant pearl. He will then give you the solar powered generator. Talk to him again to ask him to be in the show. Go back to Jellyfish Fields.
Go to the research area and give the biologist the solar powered generator. He will then give you a battery. Talk to him again to ask him to be in the show. Go back to Goo Lagoon.
Go to the treasure hunter and give him the battery. He will then dig up a treasure map and give it to you. Talk to him again to ask him to be in the show.
South Bikini Bottom
From the map screen, click South Bikini Bottom and click on the Chum Bucket. Enter the Chum Bucket and go inside the kitchen. Take the mop. Walk to the other side to find that Plankton has gotten stuck under his robot SpongeBob. He says that he needs some oil for the robot and a wireless controller. Look at the "storage closet" on the wall, which is locked. Walk outside the kitchen and into the computer room. Talk to Karen. She refuses to give the code for the storage closet to SpongeBob. Talk to her again to pretend to be Plankton to get the code. Talk to her again to ask her to be in the show. Go back to the kitchen and use the code on the closet. Take the oil can inside the closet. Use the oil on robot SpongeBob. Then use the shell com to lift the robot off of Plankton. Plankton will then agree to be on the show. Go to the Kelp Forest.
Use the diving board to dive into the Kelp Forest. Look at the Magic Conch Shell found at the bottom. It will tell you to follow the seahorse. Walk down the path until you come to an opening in the forest. Follow the directions that the seahorse goes. A wrong turn will lead you to a dead end and back to the start. In the dead end, pick up the anchor to add it to your props. Once through, exit the Kelp Forest. This will lead you to the Dig Site.
Talk to the seahorse to ask it to be in the show. Then walk to the left to enter the Dig Site. Talk to the campers and they will tell you that they are looking for the Flying Dutchman's treasure, but they don't have a map or compass. Walk to the tent area and enter the tent. Pick up the compass on the floor of the tent. Combine the map with the compass and give it to the campers. They find the treasure, but it turns out to be an old sock. They then give the sock to SpongeBob. Talk to them again to ask them to be in the show. Walk to the left to find a glowing green rope. Climb up it to enter the Flying Dutchman's ship.
Walk to the bow and talk to the ghost. He will tell you that he needs to swab the deck, but he does not have a mop. But while he and SpongeBob are talking, a mutiny occurs. In this minigame, left click to fire the Ectoplasmic Containment Flinger to weaken the ghost pirates and touch them to capture them. Right click to make SpongeBob walk forward. Avoid the green pirate goo. Capture 20 ghosts to win. Play the game again to get all the props. Give the ghost the mop and he will give you a key to get into the captain's quarters. Talk to the ghost again to ask him to be in the show. Walk to the galley and use the key on the door to get into the captain's quarters. Walk down and take the anchor to add it to your props. Walk to the right into the captain's office and talk to the Flying Dutchman. He will tell you that he has lost his dining sock. Give the Flying Dutchman the old sock. Talk to him again to ask him to be in the show.
At this point, you should have all the cast members and all the props. You can click on the icon in the upper right to make an episode.