This is the first season to premiere after Stephen Hillenburg's lifetime.
This season was originally confirmed due to high ratings on the 20th anniversary special, "SpongeBob's Big Birthday Blowout".
It premiered on October 22, 2020, with the episodes "A Place for Pets" and "Lockdown for Love".
|268||"A Place for Pets"||October 22, 2020|
|Customers bring pets into the Krusty Krab, and Mr. Krabs learns pets are more profitable than owners.|
|"Lockdown For Love"||October 22, 2020|
|When Plankton ruins a date with Karen, she puts the Chum Bucket on lockdown until he can show affection.|
|269||"Under the Small Top"||April 16, 2021|
|Squidward's house becomes infested with a mail-order flea circus meant for SpongeBob.|
|"Squidward's Sick Daze"||April 16, 2021|
|Squidward fakes being sick to get out of work, but his agony only begins when SpongeBob arrives to care for him.|
|SpongeBob and Patrick make it their mission to reunite the recently fired robot band from Goofy Goobers.|
|"Pat the Dog"||July 9, 2021|
|Patrick is sent to the pound for acting like a worm, but he won't be able to leave unless SpongeBob can train him.|
|TBA||"SpongeBob SquarePants Christmas Special (2021)"||2021|