"Plankton's Pet" is the second segment of the 186th episode of SpongeBob SquarePants.


Plankton buys a pet to help cheer himself up.


For post movie standards, this episode received positive reception due to Plankton having a happy ending. It is considered one of the best post-movie episodes ever.


  • This episode's premiere broadcast was preceded was a marathon of pet-themed SpongeBob episodes, including "Have You Seen This Snail?", "The Thing", "Wormy", "Dumped", and "Pet or Pests".
  • In the title card, a picture of an amoeba can be seen, which implies the appearance of Spot in the episode.
  • This episode was paired with "Gary in Love" when it premiered.

Home video releases

  • SpongeBob SquarePants: The Complete 9th Season

External links

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