SpongeBob SquarePants: Season 3, Episode 15

The Great Snail Race/Mid-Life Crustacean (24 Jan. 2003)

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The Great Snail Race: Squidward gets a pure-bread snail, Snelle, and decides to race her in the snail races. SpongeBob becomes competitive and enters Gary, coaching him to the point of ... See full summary »

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Episode credited cast:
Announcer / Referee / Snellie / Old Fish #1 / Hotrod Fish / Old Woman #2 (voice)
Eugene H. Krabs (voice)
Squidward Tentacles / Mayor / DJ / Jake (voice)
Jesse David Corti ...
Kid Fish #2 (voice)
Patrick Star / Mail Fish (voice)
Old Woman Fish #1 / Mom / Girl Fish #1 (voice)
SpongeBob SquarePants / Narrator / Gary / Old Fish #2 / Scout (voice)
Sandy Cheeks (voice)
Fish #1 / Mickey / Vendor / Librarian (voice)
Kent Osborne ...
Fish #41 (voice)
Kid Fish #1
Momma Krabs (voice)


The Great Snail Race: Squidward gets a pure-bread snail, Snelle, and decides to race her in the snail races. SpongeBob becomes competitive and enters Gary, coaching him to the point of exhaustion. At the races, Gary fizzles out, and Snelle comes to his aid, proving that it's not winning, it's about caring. The race trophy is given to Patrick's race entry - a rock. Mid-Life Crustacean: Mr. Krabs realizes that he is getting old. He's not so hip anymore. He overhears Patrick and SpongeBob hyping up a big night out that they're planning and figures that would be a good way to get hip again. He asks the guys if he can come along on their wild night on the town. They show Mr. Krabs a great(?) time...They hit the Laundromat, pick up trash under the highway, and stop at a kids' amusement restaurant. Mr. Krabs realizes that younger or not - they are not any hipper than he is. He tries to leave, but Patrick convinces him to go on their last big event of the night - a panty raid. Finally they're... Written by NAS

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In The Great Snail Race, Patrick reads off of Snelly's pedigree papers. Patrick reads "Property of Squidward Tetpoles". But the paper itself says "owned by", not "property of". See more »


Mr. Krabs: Pearl, do you think I'm old?
Pearl Krabs: Well, of course I do. But that's okay. Daddies are supposed to be old.
Mr. Krabs: But I'm still cool, right? Your old man is cool?
Pearl Krabs: See, no one says "cool" anymore. That's such an old person thing. Now we say "coral", as in "That nose job is so coral."
Mr. Krabs: Coral, eh?
Pearl Krabs: Eww! When you say it, it sounds so uncoral.
Mr. Krabs: What if I said it with a different inflection? Cor-ral.
Pearl Krabs: Don't you have to go to work or something, dad?
Mr. Krabs: Oop, you're right! Have a coral day, honey.
Pearl Krabs: [On cell phone] Jenny? It's...
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References Rocky (1976) See more »


SpongeBob SquarePants Theme Song
Written by Stephen Hillenburg and Derek Drymon
Composed by Hank Smith Music
Performed by Patrick Pinney
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