Thursday, November 29, 2018

Nickelodeon USA to Honor Stephen Hillenburg with Special 'SpongeBob SquarePants' Marathon on Sunday, December 2

To honor Stephen Hillenburg, the creator of the beloved Nickelodeon animated series SpongeBob SquarePants, who sadly passed away on Monday, November 26 aged 57 following a battle with ALS, Nickelodeon USA will host a eight and a half hour SpongeBob SquarePants marathon commemorating the life and work of the animator and ocean conservationist on Sunday, December 2 between 12:00pm - 8:30pm ET/PT.

Below are the currently scheduled SpongeBob SquarePants episodes for Nick's marathon:

12:00pm - Help Wanted / Reef Blower / Tea at the Treedome: SpongeBob applies for a job; SpongeBob has fun with a reef blower, much to the annoyance of Squidward; SpongeBob meets Sandy Cheeks. (first episode)

12:30pm - Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy / Pickles: SpongeBob and Patrick visit a retirement home; SpongeBob loses his confidence.

1:00pm - Pizza Delivery / Home Sweet Pineapple: SpongeBob and Squidward become stranded in the desert while delivering a pizza; SpongeBob loses his pineapple home.

1:30pm - Sandy's Rocket / Squeaky Boots: Sandy Cheeks takes a rocket ship into space; Mr. Krabs gives SpongeBob a pair of squeaky boots.

2:00pm - The Secret Box / Band Geeks: Not knowing the contents of Pat's secret box drives SpongeBob crazy; Squidward lies to an old rival about having a band.

2:30pm - The Sponge Who Could Fly (aka "The Lost Episode"): SpongeBob realizes he wants to fly with the jellyfish; Patchy uncovers a brand new episode of SpongeBob and then loses it.

3:00pm - Hall Monitor / Jellyfish Jam: SpongeBob takes his turn as hall monitor; SpongeBob brings home a wild jellyfish.

3:30pm - Culture Shock / F.U.N.: Squidward and SpongeBob plan a talent show; SpongeBob thinks Plankton is lonely.

4:00pm - Ugh (SpongeBob B.C. (Before Comedy)): In prehistoric Bikini Bottom, SpongeGar, Patar, and Squog discover fire.

4:30pm - The Nasty Patty / The Idiot Box: Mr. Krabs and SpongeBob hide the health inspector's body; SpongeBob and Patrick throw out their new TV and keep the box.

5:00pm - Unreal Estate / Code Yellow: When SpongeBob thinks he has an allergy to his pineapple, Squidward offers to help find him a new home; Squidward gets a nose job at the local hospital and SpongeBob tags along as moral support.

5:30pm - Have You Seen This Snail?: Gary runs away from home when SpongeBob forgets to feed him.

6:00pm - Ghoul Fools: SpongeBob and Patrick get caught in the feud between a crew of ghost pirates and the Flying Dutchman.

6:30pm - Club SpongeBob / My Pretty Seahorse: SpongeBob, Patrick and Squidward squeeze inside a tiny treehouse; SpongeBob adopts a stray sea horse.

7:00pm - Squidward's School for Grown-Ups / Oral Report: Patrick decides to act like a grown-up when he grows a beard; SpongeBob realizes that he has stage fright while preparing to give an oral report for boating school.

7:30pm - Sold! / Lame and Fortune: Spongebob and Patrick think their homes have been sold and move away, pleasing Squidward; fortune cookies predict the future so Plankton uses them for his schemes.

8:00pm - Goons of the Moon (SpaceBob MerryPants): Sandy leads the scouts through space for scientific exploration, where SpongeBob finds life exists in the form of a krabby patty, Sandy studies the moon's gravitational effect on nuts, and Squidward goes to the dark side. (Holiday special)

Source: Nickandmore! (II); H/T: Anime Superhero Forum @SweetShop209; Additional sources: Zap2it TV Listings, Wikipedia.

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