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The following is a list of episodes in the third season of SpongeBob SquarePants.

This was the final season of the series to be produced before the release of The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie.


# Title card Title Original air date
(United States)
The Algae's Always Greener.jpg
"The Algae's Always Greener" March 22, 2002
Plankton uses a machine to switch places with Mr. Krabs in an attempt to see how better Mr. Krabs' life is, but he soon finds that it isn't as good as he thought it would be.
SpongeGuard on Duty.png "SpongeGuard on Duty" March 22, 2002
SpongeBob becomes a lifeguard.
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"Club SpongeBob" March 12, 2002 (DVD)
July 12, 2002 (Nickelodeon)
SpongeBob, Patrick, and Squidward are flung into the Kelp Forest.
My Pretty Seahorse.png "My Pretty Seahorse" July 12, 2002
SpongeBob adopts a stray seahorse.
The Bully.png
"The Bully" October 5, 2001
Flatts the Flounder joins SpongeBob's boating class and threatens to beat up SpongeBob.
Just One Bite.png "Just One Bite" October 5, 2001
When Squidward says he hates Krabby Patties, SpongeBob tries to convince him to try one.
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"Nasty Patty" March 1, 2002
SpongeBob and Mr. Krabs make a tainted Krabby Patty when they think a fake health inspector is conning them.
Idiot Box.jpg "Idiot Box" March 1, 2002
SpongeBob and Patrick buy a giant flatscreen TV just so they can play with the box, and Squidward becomes confused as to how they're using it.
Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy IV.jpg
"Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy IV" January 21, 2002
When Mermaid Man leaves behind his secret utility belt at the Krusty Krab, SpongeBob plays with it and ends up shrinking everyone in Bikini Bottom.
Doing Time.png "Doing Time" January 21, 2002
Mrs. Puff goes to jail but SpongeBob and Patrick try to break her out.
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"Snowball Effect" February 22, 2002
SpongeBob and Patrick have a snowball fight.
One Krabs Trash.jpg "One Krabs Trash" February 22, 2002
Mr. Krabs sells SpongeBob a soda drink hat, but then tries to get it back when he finds it's worth a fortune.
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"As Seen on TV" March 8, 2002
The Krusty Krab airs its first commercial, and despite only having a cameo in it, SpongeBob lets fame go to his head.
Can You Spare a Dime.jpg "Can You Spare a Dime?" March 8, 2002
Squidward quits his job after being falsely accused of stealing Mr. Krabs' first dime.
No Weenies Allowed.jpg
"No Weenies Allowed" March 15, 2002
SpongeBob tries to get into the Salty Spittoon.
Squilliam Returns.jpg "Squilliam Returns" March 15, 2002
Squidward tricks Squilliam Fancyson into thinking he owns a five-star restaurant.
Krab Borg.jpg
"Krab Borg" March 29, 2002
SpongeBob and Squidward think Mr. Krabs is a robot.
Rock-A-Bye Bivalve.jpg "Rock-a-Bye Bivalve" March 29, 2002
SpongeBob and Patrick care for a baby scallop.
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"Wet Painters" May 10, 2002
SpongeBob and Patrick paint the inside of Mr. Krabs' house.
Krusty Krab Training Video.jpg "Krusty Krab Training Video" May 10, 2002
This episode is presented as a training video for future employees of the Krusty Krab.
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"Party Pooper Pants" May 17, 2002
SpongeBob attempts to throw a party at his house.
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"Chocolate With Nuts" June 1, 2002
Patrick and SpongeBob sell chocolate bars around town.
Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy V.jpg "Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy V" June 1, 2002
Barnacle Boy joins the dark side.
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"New Student Starfish" September 20, 2002
Patrick joins SpongeBob's boating school.
Clams.jpg "Clams" September 20, 2002
After earning his millionth dollar, Mr. Krabs takes SpongeBob and Squidward on a clam-fishing trip, only for a giant clam to eats his millionth dollar.
Ugh (SpongeBob BC).jpg
"Ugh" March 5, 2004
A day in the life of SpongeBob's, Patrick's, and Squidward's prehistoric ancestors is shown.
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"The Great Snail Race" January 24, 2003
SpongeBob enters Gary in a race against Squidward's new pet snail.
Mid-Life Crustacean.jpg "Mid-Life Crustacean" January 24, 2003
Mr. Krabs thinks he's old.

Note: ViacomCBS made this episode unavailable for further distribution as of March 2021 over what it called inappropriate content. While the offensive material was not specified, it is presumed to be the ending in which SpongeBob, Patrick, and Mr. Krabs partake in a panty raid.[1]

Born Again Krabs.jpg
"Born Again Krabs" January 28, 2003 (DVD)
October 4, 2003 (Nickelodeon)
Mr. Krabs encounters the Flying Dutchman.
I Had an Accident.jpg "I Had an Accident" January 28, 2003 (DVD)
October 4, 2003 (Nickelodeon)
SpongeBob breaks his butt while sand-sledding.
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"Krabby Land" April 3, 2004
Mr. Krabs builds a junky playground.
The Camping Episode.png "The Camping Episode" April 3, 2004
SpongeBob and Patrick go camping on SpongeBob's front lawn, to Squidward's dismay.
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"Missing Identity" January 19, 2004
SpongeBob loses his name tag.
Plankton's Army.png "Plankton's Army" January 19, 2004
Plankton gathers his relatives to help him steal the Krabby Patty formula.
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"The Sponge Who Could Fly" March 4, 2003 (DVD)
March 21, 2003 (Nickelodeon)
SpongeBob wishes to fly with the jellyfish.
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"SpongeBob Meets the Strangler" January 6, 2004 (DVD)
October 11, 2004 (Nickelodeon)
A criminal called the Tattletale Strangler attempts to get revenge on SpongeBob for getting him arrested.
Pranks A Lot.jpg "Pranks a Lot" January 6, 2004 (DVD)
October 11, 2004 (Nickelodeon)
SpongeBob and Patrick accidentally turn themselves invisible with invisibility spray and start pranking everyone by pretending they're ghosts.

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