SpongeBob SquarePants: Season 1, Episode 10

Culture Shock/F.U.N. (18 Sep. 1999)

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Culture Shock: There's a talent show at the Krusty Krab and Squidward takes over the planning. SpongeBob, wanting to do his part as well impress his parents, offers to do anything. ... See full summary »



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Episode cast overview:
SpongeBob SquarePants / Gary / Cop / SpongeBob's Dad / Guy #1 (voice)
Patrick Star (voice)
Sandy Cheeks (voice)
Plankton / Customer / Guy #2 / Fish (voice)
Pearl (voice)
SpongeBob's Mom (voice)
Karen (voice)


Culture Shock: There's a talent show at the Krusty Krab and Squidward takes over the planning. SpongeBob, wanting to do his part as well impress his parents, offers to do anything. Squidward, afraid of disaster by putting SpongeBob on stage, delegates him to sweeping up. But determination will pay off for SpongeBob when he becomes the Grand Finale. F.U.N.: After another failed attempt by the evil Plankton to steal a Krusty Krabs' Krabby Patty, SpongeBob reasons that Plankton is just lonely and needs a friend, that's why he's so evil. After SpongeBob befriends Plankton, the two engage in a variety of friendship activities. Unfortunately, Mr. Krab's must show SpongeBob Plankton's true colors. Written by NAS

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Plankton: That naive cube! How long must I suffer this?
Karen: You're not letting him get away, are you? Can't you see? This is the perfect opportunity for revenge.
Plankton: Elaborate.
Karen: Befriend the SpongeBob, then, when the timing is just right, take the Krabby Patty.
Plankton: Take the Krabby Patty.
Karen: Get moving, genius. Don't let him get away.
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Spoofs The Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau (1968) See more »


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Music by Ronald Hanmer
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Episode 10: Culture Shock/F.U.N.
27 May 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Two brilliant episodes.

"Culture Shock" Squidward hosts a talent show at the Krusty Krab where most of the acts bomb. Several hilarious moments in this episode, like when Plankton uses the show to try to steal a Krabby Patty, and when Patrick laughs uncontrollably for no reason at all. 10/10

"F.U.N." Easily better than most episodes, this episode not only has "THE FUN SONG" which it is known for, but it's actually a really funny episode. The humor in this episode in nonstop, but yes, people will argue with me if I don't say that the funniest line was Plankton's line in the fun song. 10/10

Whole Episode: 10/10

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