SpongeBob and Sandy are at Goo Lagoon they were going to go swimming in the lake but SpongeBob wasn't wearing his bathing suit, Sandy pointed this out, and SpongeBob went to go change into his bathing suit. While Spongebob is in the changing in room, he puts on his Karate suit, wanting to suprise Sandy. However, when he comes out of the Changing Room and suprise attacks Sandy, Sandy slashes at him, showing she had the same idea. During the battle Sandy hits SpongeBob so hard he goes flying out of the water. Sandy uses this time to get icecream, when SpongeBob flies back into the water, Sandy pauses her ice cream moment to hit Spongebob and he goes flying. SpongeBob flies so far he ends up at a place the place has a bunch of muscle men waiting in line for something. SpongeBob hits into one of the scary muscle men, and he gets angry, thinking its a paper. He turns around to see who through the "Paper" at him and SpongeBob gets scared because the man is very strong and will hurt him. Spongebob covers it up by hiding until Sandy comes and he comes out. Sandy comes and asks what they're standing in line for and the muscle man says their waiting in line for the Salty Spittoon. The toughest sailor club in Bikini Bottom. And that only the toughest fishes can get in.
SpongeBob tries to get into the Salty Spittoon. But, the bouncer, Reg allows Sandy in as she's one of the toughest fighters in Bikini Bottom, but rejects SpongeBob because he is not tough enough. Reg suggests that SpongeBob instead go to one of the nearby Weenie Hut Jr. chains, much to SpongeBob's intense annoyance and humiliation.
The Weenie Hut Jr. patrons suggest ways for SpongeBob to prove his toughness and gain entrance. SpongeBob figures that the quickest way to do so would be to win a fight, but since he is not very strong, he decides to stage a fight with Patrick. The staged fight nearly fails as Patrick begins to legitimately attack SpongeBob, but soon remembers his job and beats himself up. Reg becomes amazed about SpongeBob beating up Patrick without touching him and finally allows him to enter the Salty Spittoon.
SpongeBob runs inside the club. However, he slips on an ice cube and falls, putting him in the hospital. He initially is admitted to Bikini Bottom General Hospital, but while talking to the doctor, he refers to his injuries as "boo-boos." The doctor suggests that SpongeBob be admitted to a hospital named "Weenie Hut General".
In the partner episode, Squilliam Returns, one of the sheets that gets shredded when SpongeBob clears his mind is titled, "Spice Garden Tips." What makes this interesting is SpongeBob mentions his spice garden in this episode.
Running Gags: People telling SpongeBob where to go; the place has Weenie Hut ______ and the Robotic Waiter calling SpongeBob a "Weenie."
According to the pop-up trivia fact in the scene where SpongeBob steps on Tom's potato salad, it is revealed that it takes about at least 2 weeks to make an 11-minute episode.
In this episode, SpongeBob is depicted as a wimp who is easily injured. However, many episodes, mainly The Bully, depict him being hurt badly, but he does not feel a thing or get injured.
In the Brazilian Portuguese version of the episode, the man that is launched out of the Salty Spittoon shares the same voice with Squidward.
In this episode, SpongeBob realizes the joke about "Sandy" after Sandy kicks him up from sand underneath, but he already knew the joke about "I'm sandy" in "Ripped Pants".
When the tough guy says he ate a bowl of nails for breakfast this morning without milk, it parodies one of Mr. Ratburn's secrets during the Arthur short story "Arthur And The Real Mr. Ratburn", as per Prunella's dialogue to the gang: "He eats nails for breakfast without milk", while Mr. Ratburn is the third-grade schoolteacher.
When a thug says I ate a bowl of nails for breakfast without any milk to Reg, it became a popular internet meme, with a voice-over replacing a bowl of nail of nails with something else.
Patrick's quote, "Nobody calls me Tubby!", has become a popular Internet meme.
The screenshot when SpongeBob says "I'll have you know I stubbed my toe last week while watering my spice garden and I only cried for 20 minutes," became popular on the internet and has been parodied many times.
The quote "THREE DAYS!!!" by Tom Smith is popular on the Internet.