- Patrick Star
- SpongeBob SquarePants
- Squidward Tentacles
- Sandy Cheeks
- Mini Brain Patrick (cameo)
- Fred (cameo on Surgery box)
- Purple Cellmate (blue)
- Highway Speed Patrol Officer
- Nancy O'Malley
Patrick and SpongeBob play a game, but they do not like it. They decide to play louder, which annoys Squidward. He gives Patrick an idea to make a game, so Patrick tries to invent one.Patrick then goes to the Krusty Krab and tells Squidward that he invented a game. He explains how hard Tic Tac Toe is for him, and says that he made an easier version: Tic-Tac, which is the same but with a 2x2 grid. Patrick and Squidward play numerous games of Tic Tac, but Squidward wins them all. Patrick, disappointed, says that he should have gone with his first idea: Tic. He then comes up with "Rock, Paper, Butter." Squidward trashes that idea by saying an awful pun. Patrick then comes up with "Whose rope is longer?" Squidward easily wins this, but Patrick thinks Squidward played it before. Patrick goes over to Sandy's Treedome and tells her he cannot make a game. Sandy tells Patrick to find what's best out of the games Patrick likes. So, Patrick starts cutting, gluing and taping his favorite board games together. He then says he knows what it is like to be a game maker, Frankenstein style. Patrick! The Game." Squidward determines a turn order which goes: Patrick, Sandy, SpongeBob, Squidward. Patrick goes first. He passes a go square and gets a lot of money. Sandy rolls and builds a beach hut on Goo Lagoon. SpongeBob lands on a chest and gets a driver's license, which means on his next go, he can move or race a car. Squidward rolls and ends up in jail. Patrick then puts a box on Squidward's head to show he is in jail which then a fish is shown inside the jail Squidward is in. Patrick rolls and lands on snacks. Patrick then eats the snacks. Sandy lands and buys Coral Avenue. SpongeBob rolls a 12 and decides to race the car. Squidward tries to roll, but Patrick says "you cannot roll in jail." After asking, Squidward is told that the only way to get out of jail is rolling a 6. Squidward questions that and Patrick changes it to "If a person is in jail, he or she shall stay there until he rolls a 6 or someone says his name." Sandy lands on "do surgery." Her operation card says "Remove finbone from player to your left" (Squidward). It turns out she just has to remove the finbone out of an operation fish. SpongeBob decides to race the car. Squidward decides to just leave, causing everyone else to say his name multiple times, thus getting him out of jail. SpongeBob decides to race the car again. Squidward rolls a 2 and lands on snacks. His piece, however, is knocked back to jail by the car. Patrick puts the box over Squidward's head again. Squidward starts thinking the game is random because it jumps from one game to another, nobody knows how to win and Patrick is making up the rules as he goes along. Squidward decides to go outside after SpongeBob and Sandy start feeding Patrick snacks. Patrick then makes up a rule that "If a person declares outsidsies everyone must go outside." Squidward tries to take that back but he is too late and everyone goes outside. Patrick then rolls a 4 getting everyone into the giggle zone. Everyone giggles (Squidward is forced by Sandy). SpongeBob's roll then results in everyone making silly faces. Squidward then rants that the rules are that the game does not matter. He then demonstrates by saying he could just roll and then say "Automatic winner." SpongeBob and Sandy then celebrate Squidward's win until Patrick makes up a rule that "No player can declare himself automatic winner." Squidward starts beating up the game board. He is then taken to real jail for destruction of private property and for being a repeat offender which Squidward is happy about until he sees his cellmate. He then yells at SpongeBob, Patrick, and Sandy to say his name. The episode ends with a box of the game with the words "Game over!" on it and Patrick saying "Game over!"
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|( ‣ ) Associated production music|
|( • ) Original music|
|( ◦ ) SpongeBob music|
‣ Marlin March - Sage Guyton, Jeremy Wakefield [title card]
‣ Fooling Around - Barry Anthony [SpongeBob and Patrick playing "Certified Public Accountant"/Patrick wants to make his own game.]
‣ Sailor's Sting 10 - Michael Bolger, Nicolas Carr [Patrick comes to the Krusty Krab to show Squidward his new game]
‣ Lap Steel - Nicolas Carr [Many tic-tacs later...]
‣ Drama Link (c) - Hubert Clifford ["Tic and... tac"]
‣ Hot Steel and Slide Licks (i) - Jeremy Wakefield ["I should have gone with my first idea."]
‣ Hot Steel and Slide Licks (k) - Jeremy Wakefield [Squidward laughs at Patrick's game.]
‣ Hot Steel and Slide Licks - Jeremy Wakefield ["Aw, you've played this before!"]
‣ The Donut Dilemma - Nicolas Carr [Patrick goes to Sandy]
‣ Harp Ding - Nicolas Carr [Patrick gets an idea]
‣ Fanfares 18 C Maj - Marcin Pospieszalski ["I know what to do!"]
‣ Baroque Fin 22 C Maj - Marcin Pospieszalski ["I know what to do!"]
‣ Open - Tom Hedden [Patrick cutting and pasting different board games together]
‣ Frankenstein's Niece (a) - Gregor Narholz [Patrick as mad scientist]
‣ Holy Grail - Larry Hochman [Game night at Patrick's]
‣ Hot Steel and Slide Licks (k) - Jeremy Wakefield ["Are we finished? Who won?"]
‣ Hot Steel and Slide Licks - Jeremy Wakefield [Sandy growls to Squidward]
‣ Harp Ding - Nicolas Carr [Patrick gets an idea]
‣ Holy Grail - Larry Hochman ["It's called Patrick: The Game!"]
‣ Hot Steel and Slide Licks (f) - Jeremy Wakefield ["Can we just get started already?"]
‣ Cartoon Sting 5 - Game begins/Patrick explains SpongeBob what he must do.
‣ Nude Sting - Nicolas Carr [Squidward goes to jail]
‣ Hot Steel and Slide Licks (e) - Jeremy Wakefield ["What are you in for, pal?"]
‣ A Fishy Conversation - Barry Anthony [Game continues]
‣ Unknown Track 33 - Patrick yells at Squidward
‣ A Fishy Conversation - Barry Anthony [Patrick invents a rule for his game]
‣ Cartoon Sting 10 - Sandy rolls dice
‣ Increase (b) - Dick De Benedictis [Surgery]
‣ Cartoon Sting 10 - Fin bone removed
‣ Cartoon Sting 9 - Barry Anthony ["Sound like someone's mad because he hasn't moved."]
‣ Hot Steel and Slide Licks (s) - Jeremy Wakefield ["That’s it!"]
‣ Vibe Q Sting - Nicolas Carr ["Wait, how'd he get out of jail?"]
‣ Lap Steel - Nicolas Carr ["That was a smart move, Squidward!"]
‣ The Pollywog Strut - Nicolas Carr, Barry Anthony [SpongeBob rolls dice]
‣ Hot Steel and Slide Licks (w) - Jeremy Wakefield ["But I was on snacks!"]
‣ Unknown Track 33 - Squidward complains about the game
‣ Cartoon Sting 8 - Barry Anthony [Starving Sea Star Time]
‣ Hot Steel and Slide Licks (y) - Jeremy Wakefield [Patrick says everyone must go outside]
‣ Twelfth Street Rag - Sage Guyton, Jeremy Wakefield [Everyone goes outside]
‣ Tension Bits - Sage Guyton, Jeremy Wakefield, Nicolas Carr ["Oh, I get the rules all right"]
‣ Hot Steel and Slide Licks (a) - Jeremy Wakefield ["That was a good play."]
‣ Puka A - Sage Guyton, Jeremy Wakefield [Ending]
- As of September 27, 2017, The Internet Movie Database (IMDB) gives this episode a rating of 7.8/10 based on 120 ratings by users. TV.com users give this episode a 6.0/10 based on 30 votes.
- This episode marks the fifth time Squidward got sent to jail. The first was in "Good Ol' Whatshisname," the second was in "Professor Squidward," the third was "Fiasco!," and the fourth was in "Squid Defense."
- This episode premiered 12 years after Friends Forever was released, ten years after "Have You Seen This Snail?" premiered, five years after "The Great Patty Caper" premiered, four years after "A SquarePants Family Vacation" premiered, and two years after "SpongeBob You're Fired" premiered.
- This episode premiered in Canada 11 years after The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie was released in Norway, two years after the premiere of "Skill Crane" and "Good Neighbors" in Poland, and one year after the SpongeBob Comics Annual-Size Super-Giant Swimtacular #3 was released.
- This was the first episode to premiere on November 11, and not be a double length special (since both this episode segment and "The Sewers of Bikini Bottom" premiered on the same day, the episode number  could count as a full length special).
- This is the third episode to mention Squidward being an octopus, after "The Play's The Thing" and "Sweet and Sour Squid."
- Patrick's game, Tic Tac, is a reference to a game in the SpongeBob SquarePants magazine, also called Tic Tac. Patrick complained that SpongeBob won every time.
- This episode holds the record for most references to real-world objects.
- The games that Patrick used to make Patrick! The Game were: Apologies!, Battling Robo-Tops, The Game of Misery, Grab 'Em Twigs, Bottomopoly, Sea Snakes and Ladders, Secret Date, World Take Over, Battle Boats, Surgery, Brain Trivia, Rat Catcher, Birdiecheesi, Cavityland, and Slot Car Race Set.
- Running Gag: Squidward being sent to a cardboard jail by Patrick, Patrick making new rules, and a mini Patrick coming out of his head when he has an idea.
- Starting with this episode, Marc Ceccarelli and Vincent Waller were both promoted to supervising producers.
- By what's shown in the "Game Over" shot, "Patrick! The Game" is for ages 6 and under, and may cause brain damage.
- The "Game Over" shot is used similar to a "The End" time card.
- This was the first episode to have five opening credit transitions, not counting guest stars. The next is "The Sewers of Bikini Bottom."
- This episode was paired with "Sold!" when that episode first aired on May 6, 2016.
- In the Middle East (except Turkey), this episode airs with "Patrick-Man!", because its sister episode, "The Sewers Of Bikini Bottom" doesn't air there.
- Patrick! The Game board game makes another appearance in SpongeBob's House in the episode "Plankton Gets the Boot."
- Squidward should have been able to get out of jail the second time when Patrick said "Jail for Squidward!" as he could leave jail if someone said his name.
- This is one of the few episodes where Patrick visits Sandy's treedome without SpongeBob.
- List of games Patrick tries to invent:
- "Tic-Tac", a version of Tic-Tac-Toe that is easier to play, according to Patrick.
- "Rock, Paper, Butter", a parody of Rock, Paper, Scissors.
- "Whose Rope Is Longer?".
- Squidward is shown to be using an iPod Classic with earbuds.
- Apologies! is a parody of "Sorry!."
- Battling Robo-Tops is a parody of "Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots."
- The Game of Misery is a parody of "The Game of Life."
- Grab 'Em Twigs is a parody of "Pick-up sticks."
- Bottomopoly is a reference to three things. It is a parody of "Monopoly," a reference to the fact that there are many different parodies of Monopoly including ones for different cities, and a reference to "Monopoly SpongeBob SquarePants Edition."
- Sea Snakes and Ladders is a parody of "Snakes and Ladders."
- Secret Date is a parody of "Mystery Date."
- Brain Trivia is a parody of "Trivial Pursuit."
- World Take Over is a parody of "Risk."
- Battle Boats is a parody of "Battleship."
- Surgery is a parody of "Operation."
- Rat Catcher is a parody of "Mouse Trap."
- Birdiecheesi is a parody of "Parcheesi."
- Cavityland is a parody of "Candy Land."
- Sea Stars is a parody of "Hungry Hungry Hippos."
- Rock, Paper, Butter is a parody of "Rock-paper-scissors."
- Tic-Tac is a parody of "Tic-tac-toe."
- When Patrick finishes making his game, he parodies Frankenstein.
- Ker-Gloosh! is a parody of "KerPlunk."
- Although it is unknown what the game's name is, a dotted sheet resembling that of "Twister"'s is seen in Patrick's game.
- During the scene in which Patrick shows Squidward how to play Tic Tac and Squidward beats him, the Xs and Os drawn on the papers disappear right before the bubble transition.
- The writing on the "Gallery Grub" and "Order Here" signs disappear as well before the bubble transition.
- The button Patrick used to raise his game right after creating it disappears in the next shot.