This page is a list of the continuity in SpongeBob SquarePants.
- Any episode where SpongeBob is working at the Krusty Krab takes place after "Help Wanted."
- Any episode where SpongeBob and Sandy know each other takes place after "Tea at the Treedome."
- Any episode where SpongeBob and Plankton know each other takes place after "Plankton!"
- Any episode where Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy aren't retired takes place after "Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy."
- Any episode where Robot Krabs makes an appearance takes place after "Imitation Krabs."
- Any episode involving Christmas takes place after "Christmas Who?"
- Any episode involving SpongeBob taking a driving test (including "Boating School") takes place after "Procrastination."
- Mr. Krabs and Mrs. Puff are seen dancing together like a couple in "Party Pooper Pants;" they entered a relationship in "Krusty Love."
- The Mini Squidward from the episode "The Paper" reappears in "Squid Wood."
- The Mini SpongeBob from the episode "Squid Wood" reappears in "Best Day Ever."
- Any episode where Fiery Fist O' Pain is seen takes place after "Roller Cowards."
- SpongeBob's bear, Beary, that he got in "Skill Crane" reappears in "The Donut of Shame."
- In "SpongeBob's Last Stand," the "Chum Is Fum" slogan from "Chum Bucket Supreme" is seen on a billboard.
- In "Whelk Attack," SpongeBob talks about the time he had the suds, a disease he got in the episode of the same name.
- In "Bubble Buddy Returns," Bubble Buddy from episode of the same name returns.
- Mr. Krabs also points out that Bubble Buddy still owes him money, remembering how he only gave him Bubble Dollars in his debut episode.
- In "The Good Krabby Name," Patrick says "It's eat or be eaten," referencing the episode "To Save a Squirrel."
- In "Back to the Past," it is mentioned that Man Ray was detained by Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy by tartar sauce. This is a reference to the episode "Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy III."
- In "Glove World R.I.P.," Glove World! goes out of business and never opens again.
- SpongeBob's toy, Beary, that he got in "Skill Crane" reappears in "Tutor Sauce."
- In "The Executive Treatment," Mr. Krabs asks if Patrick brought money this time, possibly referencing the episode "Pat No Pay."
- In "The Camping Episode," SpongeBob is scared of sea bears, but in "Married to Money," he's not, so he must have outgrown his fear.
- In "Bulletin Board," Squidward makes a scarf with yarn, then in the following episode, "Food Con Castaways," he wears it as a seat belt.
- In "The Sewers of Bikini Bottom" and "Sold!," Squidward mentions his teddy bear that he got in "Skill Crane."
- In "Sharks vs. Pods," the Hydro-dynamic Spatula from the episode "Help Wanted" reappears.
- In "Sharks vs. Pods," the Tattletale Strangler's fake mustache from "SpongeBob Meets the Strangler" reappears.
- In "Sharks vs. Pods," the "IM-RDY" license plate "No Free Rides" reappears.
- In "Sharks vs. Pods," SpongeBob's unicycle from "Boating School" reappears.
- In "Mall Girl Pearl," the Boys Who Cry return, and Pearl is just as much a fan of them as she was in "Whale of a Birthday."
- In "Whirly Brains," "Sharks and Pods" is written on a brick wall, referencing the episode "Sharks vs. Pods."
- Also in "Whirly Brains," Mr. Krabs talks about "Krusty Love."
- In "Mermaid Pants" Squidward has a wooden toenail because of the events of "House Fancy."
- Also in "Mermaid Pants" the aquaphone from "Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy" reappears.
- In "Unreal Estate," Hans reappears.
- In "Code Yellow," Mrs. Puff is possibly talking about "Demolition Doofus."
- In "Mimic Madness" SpongeBob references "Bubblestand."
- In "House Worming," the 'Join the Krusty Krab poster' from "Pineapple Invasion" reappears.
- In "Snooze You Lose" and "The Getaway," Con Man reappears.
- In "Snooze You Lose" the Hash Slinging Slasher returns.
- In "Krusty Katering" Horace B. Magic returns.
- In "SpongeBob's Place," "Plankton Gets the Boot," and "Lost and Found," several objects reappear.
- In "Life Insurance," Gunther Fitz and "Fiasco!" returns.
- In "Burst Your Bubble" the Barnacle Chips billboard from "Chocolate with Nuts" reappears.
- In "Plankton Retires" the Krusty Katering truck reappears.
- In "Trident Trouble" King Neptune and Queen Amphitrite return.
- In "The Getaway" SpongeBob controlled his mocking mimicry madness.
- In "Lost and Found" the Salesfish returns and "Squidward in Clarinetland" and "Greasy Buffoons" are mentioned.
- In "Patrick's Coupon," Lou returns.
- In "Out of the Picture," Rock Bottom and the whale from "Goodbye, Krabby Patty?" return.
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