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Stanley S. SquarePants
Season №: 5
Episode №: 100b
Airdate: November 23, 2007
Running time: 11 minutes
Sister episode(s): "Banned in Bikini Bottom"
Guest(s): Christopher Guest as Stanley S. SquarePants
Writer(s): Luke Brookshier
Nate Cash
Eric Shaw
Supervising Producer: Paul Tibbitt
Storyboard: Luke Brookshier
Nate Cash
Animation: Andrew Overtoom
Creative: Vincent Waller
See all credits for this episode.
Previous: "Banned in Bikini Bottom"
Next: "House Fancy"
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"Stanley S. SquarePants" is a SpongeBob SquarePants episode from season five. In this episode, SpongeBob's cousin visits and causes trouble.



One sunny day, SpongeBob notices a package outside of his house. While carrying it, he states that it's heavy. When SpongeBob opens the package, he finds his cousin, Stanley S. SquarePants inside who came to visit. Stanley brought a letter for SpongeBob from his Uncle Sherm. It states that Stanley cannot hold a job because he destroys everything he touches, hoping SpongeBob can deal with Stanley better (Meaning Stanley was sent to SpongeBob instead of visiting him). This turns out to be true, as Stanley messes up almost every single thing he touches in SpongeBob's house (or in the case the fridge empties, TV explodes, etc...). This starts to bother SpongeBob. SpongeBob goes to show Squidward Stanley, but Squidward gets scared because there are two "SpongeBob's" and moves out because he thought that he was going to get annoyed. Next, Stanley tries to get therapy from Patrick, but it doesn't work. Stanley then gets a job at the Krusty Krab, but whenever he messes things up, SpongeBob willingly blames himself for Stanley's messes so he can keep his job. Stanley breaks SpongeBob's spatula and takes a picture with a customer. Eventually, SpongeBob can't take this anymore, and he tells Mr. Krabs about how he was constantly taking the blame for Stanley, for his mishaps. But, Mr. Krabs has an idea, and he tells Stanley to get a job at the Chum Bucket, with the purpose of destroying the Chum Bucket and taking advantage of Stanley's troubles. Plankton hires Stanley, thinking that his fry cook skills would be as good as SpongeBob's, as Stanley is related to him by blood. However, Stanley accidentally destroys and blows up the Chum Bucket, which was what Mr. Krabs intended to happen. Plankton says that's the end of him, and Stanley apologizes to Plankton by saying "sorry boss."

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 ) Associated production music
 ) Original music
 ) SpongeBob music

  Hula Festival - George Elliott [title card]
  Drama Link (d) - Hubert Clifford [SpongeBob screams]
  Skipping to School - Sage Guyton, Jeremy Wakefield ["Cousin Stanley!"]
  Tentically Speaking - Sage Guyton, Jeremy Wakefield [Stanley breaks SpongeBob's TV]
  Dramatic Cue (d) - Ronald Hanmer ["There's two of them?!"]
  Grass Skirt Chase - Sage Guyton, Jeremy Wakefield [Squidward moves out]
  Marlin March - Sage Guyton, Jeremy Wakefield [Stanley meets Sandy]
  From the Dead - Ronald Hanmer [Stanley accidentally rips Sandy's suit]
  Lap Steel - Nicolas Carr [Sandy floats up]
  Goofy Conversation - Nicolas Carr, Barry Anthony [at Patrick's]
  Unease - Dick Stephen Walter ["Clear my mind... do nothing..."]
  Steel Licks (b) - Jeremy Wakefield ["You're not worthy of instruction in the immobile arts."]
  Solo Steel - Jeremy Wakefield ["I can't even do nothing right."]
  Colossus - Alan Hawkshaw ["Oh, gentle hat, symbol of employment..."]
  Steel Licks (d) - Jeremy Wakefield [Stanley crying]
  The Tip Top Polka/The Cliff Polka - Chelmsford Folk Band [at the Krusty Krab]
  Sailor's Sting 3 - "He looks like you."
  Tension Bits - Nicolas Carr, Sage Guyton, Jeremy Wakefield [SpongeBob nervous]
  Fanfare (b) - Nicolas Carr [Krabs hires Stanley]
  Steel Sting (d) - Jeremy Wakefield [Stanley at the cash register]
  Dramatic Cue (a) - Ronald Hanmer [register bursts into flames]
  Drama Link (b) - Hubert Clifford ["Money... BURNING?!"]
  Drama Link (g) - Hubert Clifford [Krabs jumps onto the money]
  Steel Licks (b) - Jeremy Wakefield [Krabs cries]
  Deadline - Sam Spence ["Customer off the port bow!"]
  The Achterhoek Dances - Jan Rap [Stanley takes a photo of himself with the customer]
  Jarabe Tapatio (a) - Gerhart Frei, Carlos Periguez [Stanley and customer wearing sombreros]
  Explorers 1 [#99] - Harry Bluestone [diving suits]
  Wedding March - Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Ed Wernov [bride and groom outfits]
  Steel Link (b) - Jeremy Wakefield ["I can't wait to get these developed."]
  Dramatic Cue (c) - Ronald Hanmer [SpongeBob serving customers]
  Keel Row - Brian Peters ["SpongeBob, what's the meaning of this?!"]
  Nude Sting - Nicolas Carr [shot of bride and groom photo]
  Nautical Hijinx - Nicolas Carr, Barry Anthony [SpongeBob tries to talk to Krabs]
  Duncan Gray - Robert Alexander White [Scottish Sandy]
  Unknown Track 26 - Nicolas Carr [teenage Squidward]
  The Pollywog Strut - Nicolas Carr, Barry Anhtony [Krabs' nephews]
  House of Horror - William Farran [the camera zooms on a bent spatula]
  Drama Sting 1 - "My spatula... the thing I hold nearest and dearest to my heart."
  Dramatic Impact 2 - Ivor Slaney ["NO, NO, NO!"]
  Hawaiian Link (b) - Richard Myhill ["He's right. I ruin everything I touch!"]
  Harp Ding - Nicolas Carr [Krabs gets an idea]
  Kalua Jubilee - Sage Guyton, Jeremy Wakefield [ending]



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  • At some point in this episode, Harold appears wearing nothing but a sombrero.
  • This episode was set to premiere with "To Save a Squirrel,"[citation needed] but it aired with "Banned in Bikini Bottom" instead.
  • This is the second time the Chum Bucket explodes at the end with the first time in "Imitation Krabs." It will explode again later in the episode "Evil Spatula."
  • Mr. Krabs is revealed to have three nephews in this episode. One of their parents is Mr. Krabs's sibling.
  • SpongeBob says "That's perfect! Patrick can do nothing better than anyone!" to Stanley because Patrick got a "do nothing better than anyone" award in "Big Pink Loser."
  • Both Sandy's and Squidward's relatives can be seen.
  • When Mr. Krabs yells at SpongeBob, he shrinks in size into his pants. His sleeves shrink in size with him, when they should stay the same.
  • The reading glasses SpongeBob wears are the same ones that he uses to go jelly fishing, and to page through the dictionary in "Just One Bite."
  • In Germany, this episode calls "Stanley S. Schwammkopf" which means "Stanley S. Spongehead."
  • Sandy is shown to have a Scottish relative, possibly meaning that her relative lived in Scotland and Sandy lived in Texas, or the relative lived in Scotland before moving to Texas.
  • The title card is similar to "The Bully" and "Truth or Square."
  • Squidward's teenage-style family member is blond and turquoise as Squidward in the flashbacks of "The Original Fry Cook" was depicted with as Squidward's hair color.
  • When the letter is shown the words, "I'm FREE, FREE!!" can be seen at the bottom.
  • On a picture of SpongeBob serving a Krabby Patty to Nat Peterson, Nat is in brown and tan color.
  • This is the second time that there was a Scottish character. The first time was in "Patty Hype."
  • This is the 100th episode in production order.
  • This episode marks the season finale of Season 5.
  • This is the third time Uncle Sherm was mentioned. The first was in "Krab Borg" and the second was in "Pest of the West." He is only seen shoving a watermelon up his nose in "Pest of the West."
  • Stanley also appeared in SpongeBob Squiggle in SketchBob where the player has to make Stanley gives food to Jellyfishes in each round.
  • When Mr. Krabs rolls around on the money, it isn't on fire, but part of him and his clothes turn black.
  • This was the last episode to premiere in 2007.
  • Harold explodes in this episode but appears in episodes after this.
  • Not counting a photo cameo, all of the main characters appear except Gary the Snail.
  • This is Sadie's 50th episode appearance.

Cultural references

  • Stanley SquarePants is a possible parody to Stanley Yelnats IV in the book (later a movie) Holes.
  • Mr. Krabs' Nephews are a parody of Donald Duck's nephews, Hewy Dewy and Louie, and the fact that they solve mysterious things, a parody of their role in the show DuckTales.
  • When Stanley changes the channels on the television, a parody of Rocky and Bullwinkle appears.


  • When SpongeBob serves the tired customers it said "Help Wanted" in the southeast corner.
  • In the scene where Stanley destroys SpongeBob's refrigerator, a brown liquid is thrown on SpongeBob's face. In the next scene when Stanley destroys SpongeBob's toilet, the brown liquid is gone.
  • When Stanley is crying, SpongeBob looks at his watch. In the next shot, it's gone. (the camera even zooms in on SpongeBob hand to guarantee it's gone)
  • In the scene where Stanley questioned SpongeBob if he works at the Krusty Krab, if one looks closely, one can see the pictures moved after SpongeBob explained the pictures.
  • When Sandy's relative from Scotland speaks, he or she is blowing on a pipe, and a bubble comes out and it comes out of his or her helmet and pops. That is impossible unless there is a door where the bubble can leave from, otherwise, it went right through the glass.
  • When Mr. Krabs rolls around on the money, it is not on fire but part of him and his clothes turn black.
  • At the end of the episode, Plankton states it's the end of him, but he isn't correct because he was seen in future episodes.
Netflix listing for Stanley S. SquarePants

Stanely S. SquarePants on Netflix listing.

  • On Netflix, this episode is erroneously described as "Stanely S. SquarePants."
  • In the close up of the wedding photo with Stanley and Harold, Stanley has no eyebrows.
  • When SpongeBob says "you'll be learning from the master" Stanley has eyelashes, but he normally does not have any.
  • It's said that Stanley breaks everything he touches, but he did not break the camera when he was going to take pictures.
    • Maybe Stanley can only use cameras well.
  • When SpongeBob yells, "No! Not my spatula!," he does not have legs.

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