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The Space-Time Vortex is the common science fiction name for an area that characters enter when they travel through time and space. It appears in the episodes "SB-129," "Back to the Past," the short "Lessons Learned," and The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water.




Inside of this area is a black and green spiral, along with random objects that were created during the moment of time the machine was currently in.

"Back to the Past"/"Lessons Learned"

Traveling through time stretches the bodies of Mermaid Man, Barnacle Boy, SpongeBob, and Patrick.

The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water

While traveling through time, Plankton and SpongeBob are sent through the space-time vortex, which is seen during scenes where "Squeeze Me" plays.

Role in SpongeBob SquarePants

In all four appearances, it appears when characters travel through time.

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