SpongeBob SquarePants: Season 7, Episode 5

A Pal for Gary/Keep Bikini Bottom Beautiful (2 Jan. 2010)

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Squidward cleans up the city of Bikini Bottom with 'help' from SpongeBob.SpongeBob brings Gary a pet that terrorizes him.

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Episode cast overview:
SpongeBob / Gary / Cop / Trash Fish / Fish #107 / Cowboy
Squilliam / Boy Fish (voice)
Fish #157 / Mom / Gramma
Mr. Krabs / Dad
Kid Fish / Fortune Teller
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Squidward cleans up the city of Bikini Bottom with 'help' from SpongeBob.SpongeBob brings Gary a pet that terrorizes him.

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While Keep Bikini Bottom Beautiful wasn't great, it least it wasn't as bad as A Pal for Gary
5 July 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A Pal for Gary is just horrendous! It's about SpongeBob gets Gary a pet to play with him when SpongeBob's at work, but it's not a pet! It's a monster! It was even about to eat Gary and SpongeBob STILL blames Gary! That's what TV Tropes calls Ungrateful Bastard! Seriously, it was trying to eat Gary, then SpongeBob comes in and it almost eats SB, and Gary STILL saves him! But does SpongeBob care? NOOOO! Oh no! Like I said it's what TV Tropes calls Ungrateful Bastard! It's such a stupid and cruel episode and I'm GLAD it has 4/10 thanks to 49 other users! I wish it was 1.6 like Ratatoing! Yes it's as bad as Ratatoing! AND it's worse than Spider's Web: A Pig's Tale! Which says a lot because Spider's Web: A Pig's Tale is not only one of the most hated animated films of all time, but one of the most hated FILMS of all time! No one likes it and it has 1.9/10 from 80 IMDb users! As for the other episode Keep Bikini Bottom Beautiful, it gets a 4.5 from me. It was almost a 6 or a 7 but I hated the part when Squidward was eating garbage and the part when the cop officer ate the gum that was stepped on! So I give that one a 4.5 but A Pal for Gary doesn't even get zero! It gets -97! Yes it's THAT bad. I wouldn't even be surprised if The Legend of the Titanic is better and it's rated 1.3! Same for Son of The Lion King and that's rated 1.1! And then about five days ago my friend OldNickolodeon34 send me a message at TV.com regrading some awful piece of crap show I've never heard of called Greeny Phatom, I read what I can only assume was his review of it here at IMDb since it's the only review, and I rated it 1 just based on what he said about it alone! And it went down from 2.8 to 2.5. Out of six votes, one of them was a 10 for that awful show! That's just more proof that some people on this site might rate ANYTHING a 10 no matter how bad it is! What is wrong with those morons! If you've read my other reviews you'll see I get really mad when people rate shows like Sanjay and Craig or Breadwinners 10! But then I see some people think shows like Liv and Maddie are just as bad, I even saw one user called Freezeflame718 rate Liv and Maddie AND Breadwinners with 1, really? I mean how can it POSSIBLY be as bad as Breadwinners? Unless it was like Sam & Cat which it's NOT! Yeah, you can probably tell my blood pressure is really high right now. OK, I think I've said enough but yeah my final score for this episode is 1/10 because I can't rate it separately and because A Pal for Gary was so horrendous that even if the other episode was 10/10 A Pal for Gary STILL gets -97 so that averages out to about a 1/10 at best.

UPDATE ON September 5: Well said spyingdudetv! You totally read my mind! And so did just about everyone who reviewed this atrocity at TV.com! I wonder the exact same thing. Why does this episode even exist? It's seriously atrocious! Like I said it's down there with Breadwinners, Rabbids Invasion, and all the other crappy new Nick shows created since 2008.

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