In “Nasty Patty”, SpongeBob SquarePants and Mr. Krabs are convinced that their health inspector is a con artist who scams them for free food. They decide to take revenge on him by serving him the crudest Krabby Patty ever concocted. Fortunately, the (real) inspector chokes on a fly and knocks himself out before he can taste the ugly pancake. Unfortunately, the Krusty family believe they have poisoned him and rush into the rain to hide the “body”. It may not sound like comedic material, but it is as funny as “SpongeBob SquarePants“, not least because of the gag of the poor health inspector who gets knocked out every time he’s about to get fucked. wake. When he finally gets up, he’s beaten to death by the rest of the cast, who think he’s a zombie.
Then in “Idiot Box”, SpongeBob and Patrick buy a huge, expensive TV and immediately throw it in the trash so they can play in the box. Squidward, of course, can’t believe how stupid they are, but then becomes obsessed with his neighbors’ apparent ability to bring their imaginations to life in the box. It was the episode that gave the world the image of SpongeBob SquarePants saying “Imaginaaaaation” while producing a rainbow out of thin air, which the crew obviously knew was a winner, because it’s a running gag. Even Squidward comes into the picture.