SpongeBob SquarePants: Season 4, Episode 5

Selling Out/Funny Pants (23 Sep. 2005)

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Selling Out: Mr. Krabs sells his restaurant to a conglomerate that plans to turn the Krusty Krab into a big corporate chain. At first the sell out brings the kind of peace and quiet Mr. ... See full summary »

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Episode credited cast:
Pearl / Kid (voice)
Accountant / Computer / Paramedic #1 / Oystander / Doctor (voice)
Mr. Krabs (voice)
Squidward / Paramedic #2 (voice)
Patrick Star (voice)
C.H. Greenblatt ...
Carl (voice) (as Carl Greenblatt)
SpongeBob SquarePants / Howard Blandy / Museum Tape / Narrator (voice)
Sandy (voice)
Old Woman / Mother / Woman Patron (voice)


Selling Out: Mr. Krabs sells his restaurant to a conglomerate that plans to turn the Krusty Krab into a big corporate chain. At first the sell out brings the kind of peace and quiet Mr. Krabs always wanted. But his early retirement quickly turns into nothing more than one boring day after another, and Mr. Krabs finds himself living a life without purpose. So he takes a job as a busboy at the Krusty Krab only to find that it has been transformed into a heartless mockery of his former restaurant. With the help of SpongeBob and Squidward, Mr. Krabs stages a fast food coup against the new management. Funny Pants: Squidward has had enough of SpongeBob's incessant laughter, so he tricks his neighbor into believing that SpongeBob has a laugh-related illness. According to the made-up disease, if SpongeBob laughs one more time in the next 24 hours, his laugh box will explode and he will never laugh or giggle again. For the rest of the day, SpongeBob fights every single urge to chuckle. The ... Written by NAS

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In the episode Funny Pants, when Spongebob's sides start hurting, he goes to the grill and starts grilling patties, after the camera goes back to Spongebob after Squidward talks to Spongebob, the patties have mysteriously disappeared. See more »


Sandy Cheeks: It's easy if you approach it scientifically. Now, what is laughter?
SpongeBob SquarePants: The thing that used to give my life meaning and purpose, but now mocks me with its cruel indifference.
Sandy Cheeks: But technically, it's caused by your epiglottis obstructing your larynx, causing irregular air intake and respiratory upset.
SpongeBob SquarePants: Sounds painful.
Sandy Cheeks: Science makes anything sound painful, SpongeBob.
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SpongeBob SquarePants Theme Song
Written by Stephen Hillenburg and Derek Drymon
Composed by Hank Smith Music
Performed by Patrick Pinney
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