This article is a list of associated production music used in the series starting with the letter D.

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Dachshund Walk

Dachshund Walk was composed by John Fox and Mac Prindy.

Da Jodel-Rudel

Da Jodel-Rudel was composed by Werner Bruggemann.

  • 123-124. "Truth or Square" - "I can finally use my "leader hat" and my lederhosen!"

Dance Floor

Dance Floor was composed by Dave Arch, David Arnold, and Simon D. Chamberlain.

Dance Macabre

Dance Macabre

Dance Macabre was composed by Keith Mansfield.

  • 66. "Dunces and Dragons" - The Dungeon Master has brought the prisoners you asked for."
  • 77b. "Rule of Dumb" - Patrick takes Harold's Krabby Patty; Patrick takes the comic book fish's comic book collection; King Patrick moves Squidward's house; Tiny SpongeBob escapes Patrick's throne room.

Dance of the Fumblers

Dance of the Fumblers was composed by Sam Spence.

Dance of the Lights

Dance of the Lights was composed by Buddy Baker.

  • 27b. "Life of Crime" - SpongeBob takes Patrick to the "First National Bank of SpongeBob."

Dancing in Dreamland (a)

Dancing in Dreamland (a) was composed by Ron Goodwin.

Dancing the Hula

Dancing The Hula

Dancing the Hula is a traditional Hawaiian song performed by Kapono Beamer.

Danger Force

Danger Force was composed by Norman Dane.

  • 75a. "Squidtastic Voyage" - Submarine lands in Squidward's stomach; Squidward's esophagus; "This stupid hammer won't break anything."

Danger HQ

Danger HQ was composed by Norman Dane.

Danger Lurks [#34]

Danger Lurks [#34] was composed by Harry Bluestone and Emil Cadkin.

  • 36a. "Graveyard Shift" - "The phone will ring and there will be nobody there."

Danger Man 2

Danger Man 2 was composed by Norman Dane.

  • 146b. "Earworm" - "Let's just rip the little sucker out."

Danger Sign

Danger Sign was composed by Harry Bluestone and Emil Cadkin.

Danger Zone

Danger Zone was composed by Mike Sunderland.


Dangerous was composed by Mladen Franko. It sounds very similar to the iconic theme of "Jaws". There are several versions of this song used.

Dangerous (a)

Dangerous (b)

  • 43b. "The Bully" - Flats the Flounder introduced.
  • 53b. "Clams" - Krabs eaten.

Dangerous (c)

Dangerous (e)

  • 53b. "Clams" - Title Card.

A Dangerous Affair [#30]

A Dangerous Affair [#30] was composed by Richard Myhill.

Dapper Don

Dapper Don

Dapper Don was composed by Frank Chacksfield. In earlier episodes, it was used for montages. It is also the background music in the "Nick Extra: A Closer Look" short "Patrick's Rock".

  • 23a. "Big Pink Loser" - Montage of Patrick trying to accomplish his goal of getting an award by working at the Krusty Krab.
  • 49b. "Rock-a-Bye Bivalve" - Montage of SpongeBob, Patrick and the baby scallop living their "average" lives.

Dark and Scary

Dark and Scary was composed by Harry Lubin.

Darting Around

Darting Around was composed by Harry Bluestone.

Dashing White Sergeants

Dashing White Sergeants is a traditional sea shanty composed by Brian Douglas Gulland and Robert Alexander White.

  • 12b. "Employee of the Month" - SpongeBob's pictures (dressed as sergeants) encourage him to defeat Squidward.

Dave Allen at Large

Dave Allen at Large was composed by Alan Hawkshaw.

A Day by the Sea

A Day by the Sea

A Day by the Sea was composed by Dick Stephen Walter.

  • 22a. "Something Smells" - "Once, there was an ugly barnacle. He was so ugly, everyone died. The end."
  • 26a. "Grandma's Kisses" - Grandma SquarePants tells Patrick a story.

Day of Reckoning

Day of Reckoning was composed by Andrew James Blaney.

Daydream Believer

Daydream Believer is a song performed by The Monkees . It has only appeared briefly in SpongeBob SquarePants vs. The Big One when Davy Jones throws socks at the Flying Dutchman.

Monkees - Daydream Believer - Great Audio Quality. Music Video From MTV02:50

Monkees - Daydream Believer - Great Audio Quality. Music Video From MTV.

Daytime Drama

Daytime Drama was composed by Geoff Bastow, and it was said to sound like "La Plage De Saint Tropez" by Army of Lovers. It was also used in a 2016 commercial for the Ninja Coffee Bar though lower-pitched.

Daytime Drama 59/29

  • 29b. "Dumped" - Title card; Gary Stays with Patrick; SpongeBob begs Gary to come back.

Daytime Drama [#12]

  • 29b. "Dumped" - "I'm sorry, SpongeBob, but Gary's with me now."

Daytime Drama [#13]


Deadline was composed by Sam Spence. It was also heard in the 2008 film "Black Dynamite" .


Dead March 2

Dead March 2 is a brass band arrangement of Frederic Chopin's third movement from "Piano Sonata No. 2", otherwise known as the "Funeral March" by Alfred Kluten.

Death and Destruction

Death and Destruction was composed by Harry Bluestone and Emil Cadkin. There are two versions.

Death and Destruction 1

Death and Destruction 2

Death Clock

Death Clock is a small series of cues composed by Dick de Benedictis.

Death Clock (a)

Death Clock (b)

Death Clock (c)

This Death Clock is also known as Shinobi Yoru Ihen.

Death Clock (e)

  • 162. "Ghoul Fools" - "So this is limbo."; "Wow, this void sure is relaxing."; "Oh, great."
  • 166a. "Bubble Troubles" - The bonsai talks to Squidward.
  • 171b. "InSPONGEiac" - "What's this? Another vision?"
  • 193a. "Sanctuary!" - "SpongeBob, is that you?"

Death Clock (h)

Death of the Alien

Death of the Alien was a series of cues composed by Harry Bluestone and Emil Cadkin.

Death of the Alien 1 [#38]

  • 73b. "Once Bitten" - Everyone panics; Gary bites SpongeBob.
  • 83c. "Fungus Among Us" - SpongeBob returns.
  • 85b. "Krabs à la Mode" - Plankton drives the Clamboni; Plankton attempts to drive to the exit but ends up being blocked; Plankton showcases his secret weapon.
  • 169b. "Planet of the Jellyfish" - Clones hiss at a customer.
  • 171a. "Karen 2.0" - Karen activates her "Jealousy Scheduler".

Death of the Alien 1 [#39]

Death of the Alien 2 [#40]

To Death or Glory

To Death or Glory was composed by Laurie Johnson.

Death in the City

Death in the City was composed by Jack Beaver.

Death Throws

Death Throws was composed by Harry Bluestone and Emil Cadkin.

Death Trap

Death Trap was composed by Gregor F. Narholz.

Death Trap

Deck the Halls

Deck the Halls is a traditional Christmas carol. There are two versions.

(Chris Payne version)

  • 28. "Christmas Who?" - SpongeBob tries to write Squidward's letter to Santa Claus for him.

(Sage Guyton and Jeremy Wakefield version)

Declamatory Chords

Declamatory Chords was composed by Alan Braden.

Deep Cover

Deep Cover was composed by Carlo Giacco.

Deep Grief 1

Deep Grief 1 was composed and performed by Otto Sieben.

Deeply Moving Experience

Deeply Moving Experience was composed by Gerhard Trede.

Deep Shadows

Deep Shadows was composed by Eban Schletter.

Desolate Lands

Desolate Lands was composed by Harry Lubin.

Desperate Dilemma

Desperate Dilemma was composed by Dick Stephen Walter.

  • 64a. "Skill Crane" - Squidward presses the "grab" button.
  • 93a. "Picture Day" - SpongeBob hides behind a garbage can.

Desperate Situation

Desperate Situation was composed by Phillip Green.

Dialogue Blues (a)

Dialogue Blues (a) was composed by Hans Ehrlinger.

  • 47a. "As Seen on TV" - SpongeBob tells Mr. Krabs that he's quitting.


Dickhauter was composed by Gerhard Trede.

  • 62a. "The Lost Mattress" - SpongeBob, Patrick, and Squidward go to Mr. Krabs' house.

Dig it Baby

Dig it Baby was composed by Nino Nardini.

Dingles Regatta

Dingles Regatta is a traditional jig performed by Brian Peters.


Dirgey was composed by Steve Marston.

Dirty Work at the Crossroads

Dirty Work at the Crossroads was composed by Sam Fonteyn.

Disastrous Event 2

Disastrous Event 2 was composed by Harry Lubin.


Disneyland was composed by Sam Fonteyn.


Dissonance was composed by Dick Stephen Walter.


Disturbances was composed by Gerhard Trede.

Disturbing Facts (a)

Disturbing Facts (a) was composed Gregor F. Narholz.

Doctor Phibes

Doctor Phibes was composed by Roger Wootton.

  • 13a. "Scaredy Pants" - "The Flying Dutchman is gonna show up uninvited."


Dombummel was composed by Gerhard Trede.

Domestic Fun

Domestic Fun was composed by Ernest Tomlinson.

Domestic Fun (a)

Domestic Fun A

Domestic Fun (b)

Domestic Fun (c)

The Donut Dilemma

The Donut Dilemma was composed by Nicolas Carr.


Dorothy was composed by Tony Tape.

  • 14a. "SB-129" - Plays whenever the inside of the time machine is shown.

Do the Hitchhike

Do the Hitchhike was composed by Syd Dale.

Down by the Riverside

Down by the Riverside, based on The Battle Hymn of the Republic, is a traditional spiritual performed in the style of early Dixieland jazz by the Sunshine Skiffle Band.

Down in Davy Jones' Locker

Down in Davy Jones' Locker was composed by Nicolas Carr.

Down in the Dumps

Down in the Dumps was composed by Paddy Kingsland.

  • 91b. "Le Big Switch" - "Oh, Mr. Le Schnook, I lost everything."; Mr. Krabs' desk gets taken away.

Dr. Death

Dr. Death was composed by Trevor Bastow.

  • 94a. "Blackened Sponge" - "...when a wanton cry of distress pounded against my eardrum!"; SpongeBob carries on telling the story on how he got his black eye.

Dracula 2020 (c)

Dracula 2020 (c) was composed by Gregor F. Narholz.

Dragon Flight A

Dragon Flight A was composed by Daryl Neil Griffith.

Drama Link

Drama Link was composed by Georges Van Parys.

  • 210a. "Life Insurance" - SpongeBob and Patrick shaking the ladder.
  • 217a. "Spot Returns" - " the Krabby Patty secret formula?"

Drama Links

Main article: Drama Links

The Drama Links were composed by Hubert Clifford.

Dramatic Bridges

Dramatic Bridges are composed by Phillip Green.

Dramatic Bridge 1

Dramatic Bridge 3

Dramatic Bridge 4

Dramatic Bridge 7

Drama Stings

Drama Stings were composed by Steve Marston. They are different variations.

Drama Sting 3

Drama Sting 4

Drama Sting 5

Dramatic Climax

Dramatic Climax was composed by Mike Sunderland.

  • 24a. "Dying for Pie" - Played whenever Squidward counts down the sunset.
  • 25b. "Patty Hype" - "Money walking!"
  • 35a. "The Secret Box" - "Inside this box is the most secretly secret in all of secretdom, and I am in sole witness! It's a heavy burden, SpongeBob, but nobody must know the mystery of the box!"
  • 37b. "I'm with Stupid" - Patrick mocks SpongeBob.
  • 39a. "Jellyfish Hunter" - "You tricked me, Mr. Krabs!"
  • 43a. "Just One Bite" - Squidward tastes the Krabby Patty.
  • 43b. "The Bully" - "Someone's coming closer!"
  • 44a. "Nasty Patty" - Mr. Krabs blames SpongeBob for feeding the Health Inspector the Nasty Patty.
  • 44b. "Idiot Box" - SpongeBob and Patrick pretend that they are stuck in an avalanche.
  • 45a. "Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy IV" - "I'm sorry, Squidward, but you made me do it."
  • 47b. "Can You Spare a Dime?" - Mr. Krabs accuses Squidward for stealing his dime.
  • 49a. "Krab Borg" - "We gotta find out what that robot did with the real Mr. Krabs. But how?"
  • 49b. "Rock-a-Bye Bivalve" - SpongeBob shows Patrick how many diapers Junior's already used.
  • 53a. "New Student Starfish" - Patrick is nervous to tell his name.
  • 56b. "I Had an Accident" - "...From the safety of my home to the outside world." *gulp*
  • 58b. "Plankton's Army" - "Plankton, wait, you can't look at the formula!"
  • 59. "The Sponge Who Could Fly" - SpongeBob's pants slowly inflate.

Dramatic Cues

Main article: Dramatic Cues

The Dramatic Cues were composed by Ronald Hanmer.

Dramatic Encounter

Dramatic Encounter was composed by Gregor F. Narholz.

Dramatic End [#49]

Dramatic End [#49] was composed by Harry Bluestone.

Dramatic Impacts

Main article: Dramatic Impacts

The Dramatic Impacts were composed by Ivor Slaney.

Dramatic Sea Battle

Dramatic Sea Battle was composed by Gerhard Trede.

Dramatic Stabs

Dramatic Stabs was composed by John Fox.

  • 6b. "Pickles" - "MR. KRABS, THE FRONT DOOR IS MISSING!!"
  • 43b. "The Bully" - Flats gets into an accident.

The Dreadnought Tea Clipper (b)

The Dreadnought Tea Clipper (b) is a traditional sea shanty performed by Robert Alexander White and Tim Laycock, and is arguable as a sad version of Blow the Man Down. This track is mainly associated with Mr. Krabs or the Flying Dutchman. Some viewers think the beginning of this track is the beginning of the waltz version of the Drunken Sailor, but it's really not.

  • 33a. "Shanghaied" - The Flying Dutchman tells the story about his sock.
  • 36b. "Krusty Love" - Mr. Krabs makes a sailor promise with SpongeBob.
  • 40a. "Squid on Strike" - Mr. Krabs begs Squidward to return to work.
  • 41a. "The Algae's Always Greener" - Mr. Krabs mocks Plankton in his office.
  • 44a. "Nasty Patty" - The opening; SpongeBob and Mr. Krabs go up the hill.
  • 46b. "One Krabs Trash" - "Of course I am!"
  • 54. "Ugh" - "Now I know how Squidward feels."
  • 56a. "Born Again Krabs" - "Oh, sorry, I must have the wrong room."
  • 57a. "Krabby Land" - Mr. Krabs changes the color of his clown nose.
  • 61b. "Shell of a Man" - "Admitting you lost your shell is the toughest thing I've ever seen... and, uhh, I have a confession... these are fake!"
  • 67a. "Enemy In-Law" - "Eugene!" / "Mommy?" / "What did I tell ye about interferin' with me life?"
  • 70b. "Ghost Host" - The Dutchman calls roadside assistance; "Nothing better than giving a good scare."; "You're a ghost of your former self."
  • 71a. "Whale of a Birthday" - Squidward nails up the banner.
  • 73a. "New Leaf" - "That was truly amazing, Plank, ole buddy. I guess I really can trust ya, 100%."
  • 81. "Friend or Foe" - "Darn tootin'! Hey, barnacle brains! I think you owe Plankton an apology!"
  • 83c. "Fungus Among Us" - Mr. Krabs is informed about the status of the hygiene of the Krusty Krab.
  • 84a. "Spy Buddies" - "Just makin' sure the Krabby Patty formula is safe."
  • 85b. "Krabs à la Mode" - "Quit yer lollygagging and get a move on!"
  • 87a. "To Love a Patty" - Mr. Krabs speaks of the time he fell in love with a Krabby Patty.
  • 92. "Atlantis SquarePantis" - Patchy cries; Encino's still gone; "Pretty good story, eh, kids?"
  • 99a. "The Two Faces of Squidward" - Mr. Krabs speaks with Squidward.
  • 100a. "Banned in Bikini Bottom" - "What are you doing under the table?"
  • 102a. "Penny Foolish" - "Uhh, well, actually I was going to show you this flip book and..."
  • 104a. "Not Normal" - "What are you doing back there?"
  • 105a. "The Splinter" - "These quarters smell sad. You're not planning to get a refill with them, are ya!"
  • 107b. "No Nose Knows" - "I've asked ye all hear because we all face a similar problem."
  • 109b. "The Krabby Kronicle" - Mr. Krabs laughs insanely as he sees a success.
  • 111. "SpongeBob SquarePants vs. The Big One" - "Who be disturbin' the Flying Dutchman's walk home from the convenience store?"; "Oh, please, Mr. Dutchman, I didn't mean to spill your groceries!"
  • 130a. "Greasy Buffoons" - "Actually, Mr. Krabs, I've been thinking."
  • 133a. "The Curse of Bikini Bottom" - "The curse will wear off when my beard grows back."

Dreaming Flowers

Dreaming Flowers was composed by Gustav Lange, Krassimira Ziegler and Gerhard Kanzian.

  • 123-124. "Truth or Square" - Played during the 'wedding' of Sandy and SpongeBob.
  • 196b. "Married to Money" - Played during the wedding of Cashina and Mr. Krabs.

Dream Date

Dream Date was composed by Emil Cadkin, Phillip Green and William Loose.

Dream of Tomorrow

Dream of Tomorrow was composed by Trevor Duncan.

Dream Sequence

Dream Sequence was composed by Dave Hewson.

Dreaming of Paradise (b)

Dreaming of Paradise (b) was composed by Helene C.E. Muddiman.

  • 15a. "Sleepy Time" - SpongeBob decides to go visit Sandy's dream.

Dreamy Hawaii

Dreamy Hawaii was composed by Terry Day.

  • 23a. "Big Pink Loser" - "It looks a little dusty around table 3. How about you sweep it out?"
  • 25a. "Wormy" - The opening.

Dreamy Serenade

Dreamy Serenade was composed by Len Rawle.

Dress Rehearsal [#4]

Dress Rehearsal [#4] was composed by Harry Bluestone.

Drinks Party

Drinks Party was composed by Marc Andre Dall'Anese.

Driving Jazz [#9.06]

Driving Jazz [#9.06] was composed by David Arnold and Paul Hart.


Droopy was composed by Arthur Harold Wilkinson.

Drop Me Off at 42nd St.

Drop Me Off at 42nd St. was composed by Paul Lenart and Bill Novick.

Drop Me Off at 42nd St. (a)

Drop Me Off at 42nd St. (e)

Drowsy Reef

Drowsy Reef was composed by Sage Guyton and Jeremy Wakefield.

  • 28. "Christmas Who?" - "You were right, Squidward. This is a stupid holiday."
  • 29a. "Survival of the Idiots" - "Is it spring yet?"
  • 36b. "Krusty Love" - "Oh, SpongeBob! I couldn't help but spend every cent I had on her! I couldn't control myself!"
  • 38b. "Artist Unknown" - "Don't look at me Squidward. Don't look at my shame. These hands weren't meant to create. They only destroy. I can't look at them."
  • 47b. "Can You Spare a Dime?" - Squidward is homeless.
  • 56a. "Born Again Krabs" - "Oh, please, Mr. Dutchman, I don't want to go in there! I'll do anything! Please, give me another chance!"
  • 58b. "Plankton's Army" - "I don't get it. No matter what I do, I always end up being squashed by someone bigger than me."
  • F1. "The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie" - SpongeBob and Patrick grow tired.
  • 63. "Have You Seen This Snail?" - "Gary loved balsa wood!"
  • 76a. "The Thing" - "This isn't good."
  • 82a. "The Original Fry Cook" - "The Krusty Krab deserves better than my meager skills. I should be professional. I must... resign."
  • 107b. "No Nose Knows" - "You're right, Squidward!"
  • 113b. "The Card" - "I spent all my money! And, and, and, YOU BOUGHT THE LAST PAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAACK!!! So there's no more left in all of Bikini Bottom.
  • 120b. "Toy Store of Doom" - "Well, I guess we could play something."
  • 121b. "Shell Shocked" - "Oh, Gary it's not that bad! Square looks good on anybody!"
  • 135a. "Back to the Past" - Mermaid Man doesn't want to fight anymore.
  • 137b. "Gary in Love" - "Well it's not exactly what I had in mind but knock yourself out."
  • 147a. "Hide and Then What Happens?" - "Hide 'n seek sure sounds fun, I just wish I could play!"
  • 147b. "Shellback Shenanigans" - "Don't you worry, Gary, I'll whip you up the best Krabby Patty you've ever eaten.'
  • 165a. "House Sittin' for Sandy" - SpongeBob sadly returns to bed.; "Oh, hi, Sandy."
  • 174a. "Treats!" - "Gary Wilson, Junior., I promise you we will get more treats tomorrow! Now, please, let me sleep."
  • 190b. "Tutor Sauce" - "Oh, I've been in driving school as long as I can remember, and I still don't have my license!"
  • 196a. "The Fish Bowl" - "I was a monster! I deserve a Z-!"
  • 208a. "Snooze You Lose" - Squidward taking a walk.
  • 211a. "Plankton Retires" - Plankton complaining to Karen.

Drum Roll to Cymbal [#46]

Drum Roll to Cymbal [#46] was composed by Alan Bell, Roger Dexter, and Martyn David.

Drummers and Fifers

Drummers and Fifers was composed by Roger Roger.

Drunken Sailor (b)

Drunken Sailor (b) is performed by Robin Jeffrey and Tim Laycock.

  • 33a. "Shanghaied" - "Yer part of my crew now and our job is to sail around and frighten people."
  • 40a. "Squid on Strike" - SpongeBob and Squidward get their jobs back "FOREVER! FOREVER! FOREVER! FOREVER!"
  • 49a. "Krab Borg" - Squidward innocently cleans up after himself while Mr. Krabs gets angry at him.
  • 53b. "Clams" - Mr. Krabs shows SpongeBob and Squidward that he got his millionth dollar back.
  • 55b. "Mid-Life Crustacean" - Title card; Mr. Krabs goes to his room for the rest of the night.
  • 58b. "Plankton's Army" - Plankton gets flushed down the toilet.
  • 64a. "Skill Crane" - "At a quarter of a pop, this thing pays itself in no time!"
  • 65a. "Selling Out" - "Ah...the sweet smell of a brand new day!"
  • 74a. "Bummer Vacation" - Mr. Krabs catches SpongeBob going to work; SpongeBob plays with his Krusty Krab playset; Toy SpongeBob plays with his toy Krusty Krab playset.
  • 85a. "New Digs" - Squidward talks to SpongeBob about his tighty-whiteys and socks being in the cash register.
  • 86b. "Bucket Sweet Bucket" - "And I bet you tried to steal this, too."
  • 87a. "To Love a Patty" - SpongeBob eats the Krabby Patty.
  • 88a. "Money Talks" - Mr. Krabs says "Good morning!" to his money in the vault.
  • 92. "Atlantis SquarePantis" - Krabs babbling.
  • 93b. "Pat No Pay" - Patrick enters the Krusty Krab.
  • 102a. "Penny Foolish" - Mr. Krabs is driving home while talking about the "penny" SpongeBob found; Krabs leaves.

The Drunken Sailor

Drunken Sailor is a well-known sea shanty. There are several versions of the song on the show.

(Version 1)

This version was composed by Nicolas Carr.

(Version 2)

This version was composed by Brian Peters.

  • 21b. "Squid's Day Off" - Plays backwards during Squidward's first daydream.
  • 38a. "Sailor Mouth" - SpongeBob, Patrick, and Mr. Krabs all speak at the same time to Mama Krabs.

(Version 3)

(Version 4)

(Version 5)

(Version 6)

Duel in the Dust

Duel in the Dust was composed by Sam Spence.

Duncan Gray

Duncan Gray is a traditional Scottish piece performed by Robert Alexander White.

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