"Teacher's Pests" is a SpongeBob SquarePants episode from season eleven. In this episode, Mr. Krabs and Plankton have to take boating school classes. Thankfully, SpongeBob's there to show them the ropes.



The episode begins with Mr. Krabs shaving in his boatmobile on the road, but then, Plankton comes crashing in with his tank.

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The episode was confirmed by Vincent Waller on May 2, 2017.[1]



 ) Associated production music
 ) Original music
 ) SpongeBob music

  Horlepiep - Jan Rap [Title card.]
  Sailor's Sting 28 - Opening.
  Wargames Linking Section (f) - Keith Mansfield [Plankton driving a tank.]
  Earl's Revenge - Sage Guyton, Jeremy Wakefield [Mr. Krabs and Plankton fighting while they're driving.]
  Bikini Bottom Police - Nicolas Carr [Cop appears angrily.]
  Dramatic Impact 6 - Ivor Slaney [Cop sends Krabs and Plankton to the traffic school.]
  The Drunken Sailor - Krabs walks into boating school.
  Nude Sting - Nicolas Carr [Krabs sits on a pushpin.]
  Capering Clowns - Max Saunders [Krabs and Plankton fight over the desks.]
  Hot Steel and Slide Licks (r) - Jeremy Wakefield ["Sorry, cutie."]
  Evil Mind 3 - Dick De Benedictis [Mrs. Puff puts on brass knuckles.]
  Hot Steel and Slide Licks (v) - Jeremy Wakefield ["Brass knuckles, huh? Respect."]
  Window Shopping - Peter Yorke [Mrs. Puff shows a driving safety film to Krabs and Plankton.]
  Hot Steel and Slide Licks (b) - Jeremy Wakefield ["Sorry, I'm late."]
  Hot Steel and Slide Licks (k) - Jeremy Wakefield ["I need to call my therapist."]
  Hello Blues - Sage Guyton, Jeremy Wakefield ["Oh, this is so great having you in class with me, Mr. Krabs!"]
  Unknown Track 21 - Krabs stares at star board.
  Down in Davy Jones' Locker - Nicolas Carr ["I'm gonna have so many stars."]
  Hot Steel and Slide Licks (h) - Jeremy Wakefield ["Forget it, Eugene! I am going to be the star pupil!"]
  Clumsy (c) - Bernd Gesell [Mrs. Puff on the phone.]
  The Pollywog Strut - Nicolas Carr, Barry Anthony [Plankton gives Mrs. Puff an apple.]
  Sponge Monger - Sage Guyton, Jeremy Wakefield [Krabs and Plankton throwing fruit at Mrs. Puff.]
  ? [Packet of apple seeds is shown.]
  Sponge Monger - Sage Guyton, Jeremy Wakefield [Plankton plants an apple tree.]
  House of Horror - William Farran [Mrs. Puff hits Plankton and Krabs with the apple tree.]
  Hot Steel and Slide Licks (i) - Jeremy Wakefield ["Ahh... Beautiful stars!"]
  Unknown Hawaiian Sting (d) - SpongeBob sees the stars.
  Hide and Seek - Arthur Wilkinson [Mrs. Puff explains the importance of mirrors, while Krabs and Plankton are bullying each other.]
  Hot Steel and Slide Licks (c) - Jeremy Wakefield [Weapons fall to the ground.]
  Hot Steel and Slide Licks (e) - Jeremy Wakefield [Mrs. Puff grumbles.]
  Monster Wave - Nicolas Carr, Fabian Fernandez, James King [Krabs' and Plankton's cars slam into each other.]
  Hot Steel and Slide Licks (f) - Jeremy Wakefield [The apple falls out of Mrs. Puff's mouth.]
  Monster Wave - Nicolas Carr, Fabian Fernandez, James King [Krabs' and Plankton's cars slam into each other again.]
  Happy Links 1-5 - Paul Fenoulhet ["Now these are my last boats and if you wreck 'em, none of you will pass my class."]
  All Cars and Thames! - Ralph Dollimore [Krabs and Plankton driving wildly on test track.]
  Hot Steel and Slide Licks (n) - Jeremy Wakefield ["That's it! You both fail!"]
  Nude Sting - Nicolas Carr [Explosion.]
  Unknown Track 19 - Plankton in the hospital.
  House of Horror - William Farran [SpongeBob, Krabs, and Plankton stitched together.]


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  • As of November 10, 2017, The Internet Movie Database (IMDB) gives this episode a rating of 9.7/10 based on 50 ratings by users.[2] users give this episode a 0.0/10 based on 0 votes.


  • In this episode, there are nine desks shown in the school, even though in some episodes there are more desks.
  • This episode's name is a reference to the term "teacher's pet."
  • This episode marks the second appearance of the Good Noodle Board in the series. The first was in "New Student Starfish."
  • This episode marks the third appearance of the Barnacle Chips sign, which previously appeared in "Chocolate With Nuts" and "Burst Your Bubble."
  • This is the fourth episode where the title card has the episode title on a chalkboard.
  • The ending is similar to "SquidBob TentaclePants," complete with the same music.
  • In this episode, Mr. Krabs is seen driving a red boatmobile. However, in "Burst Your Bubble," he is shown washing a green boatmobile. It is possible that he bought a new boatmobile, or he painted his old one.
  • This is the second time that Mr. Krabs is seen at Boating School, the first time being in the ending of "Tutor Sauce."
  • The introduction video for boating is similar to the episode "Boat Smarts."

Cultural references

  • Kilroy can be seen on the title card.


  • When the apple tree grows out of Mrs. Puff's mouth, the grapefruit and the squashed apple on her desk disappear.
  • SpongeBob had a lot of stars in "New Student Starfish" but he has none in this episode. It is possible that this episode takes place before New Student Starfish or that the good noodle board resets every year.


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