Nancy Basile of the About.com said "[The] humor and optimistic essence of SpongeBob is evident even in this first episode.". Neptune is angered by this and tastes SpongeBob's patty, and finds it to be delicious.  The crew got Peter Burns to work as story editor who developed the idea for the episode "Ripped Pants" about SpongeBob ripping his pants. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. " He ranked the episode at No. He then later started drawing several rough sketches. Him and Barnacle Boy makes a cameo in Nicktoons Freeze Frame Frenzy as an out of place character the player must photograph. matilderory3768. 11:22. Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy go to Goo Lagoon and to the Krusty Krab to find clues. Now he can summon the semi-retired super heroes whenever there’s an emergency. S1 E7 Aug 27, 1999 . He and Barnacle Boy have been retired from the show due to the deaths of their respective actors and now only appear on pictures or as toys. Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy's TV show and method of fighting crime are based on the campy 60's Batman TV show, their secret headquarters, the Mermalair, is a parody of the Batcave, and their vehicle, the invisible boatmobile is a parody of both the Batmobile and Wonder Woman's invisible jet. Treadway said the show is "accessible to all" that "adults will enjoy the witty satire and sly in-jokes subtly inserted into every episode. They try to bring them out of retirement, much to the annoyance of the superheroes, who only want their TV repaired. When the crisis ends, they return to the Sand Stadium to continue watching the musical performance.  The voice of SpongeBob was originally used by Kenny for a minor female alligator character named Al in Rocko's Modern Life.  One of the ways in the book to inspire plots was "to write nouns that interested him [Bradbury] on a note card and hang them in his office. SpongeBob wins the coveted Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy Conch Call as a prize in a cereal contest, which he can use to summon Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy at any time, for emergencies (of course, to SpongeBob, being unable to open a jar qualifies as an emergency. The Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy trading card. SpongeBob SquarePants: Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy/Pickles Credits (1999) SpongeBob SquarePants: Naughty Nautical Neighbors/Boating School Credits (1999) SpongeBob SquarePants: Hooky/Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy II Credits (2000) SpongeBob SquarePants: Jellyfishing/Plankton! Suddenly, SpongeBob fully opens his front door, revealing that everyone else is inside behind him, and witnessed Squidward's apology. The Adventures of Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy, The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie video game, The International Justice League of Super Acquaintances, https://twitter.com/VincentWaller72/status/502519292349673473, https://twitter.com/VincentWaller72/status/1197180365552545794. "Bubble Bass's Tab" SpongeBob, Patrick, and Mr. Krabs play a board game based on the legend of the Flying Dutchman, which involves an in-game treasure hunt. We were showing Doug the storyboard, and he started reading back to us in his Tony the Tiger/Gregory Peck voice. Encyclopedia SpongeBobia is a FANDOM TV Community. Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy's time machine, Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy Action Theme, Mermaid Man & Barnacle Boy: Defenders of the Deep. Drymon said "We didn't come up with too many ideas that day. However, the wild jellyfish becomes addicted to the tune of the dance music, and continues through the night before inviting more jellyfish to come to the party. Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy fight one of their toughest enemies, ManRay, after Spongebob and Patrick free him; Spongebob tells mean squirrel jokes. He decides that eating a. SpongeBob plays around with a gum wrapper Squidward threw on his yard. When SpongeBob goes to sleep, he gains the ability of, SpongeBob tries to fall asleep but fails. SpongeBob and Patrick want to meet their favorite retired superheroes, Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy, who are now elderly and living in a retirement home. King Neptune is unconvinced of SpongeBob's skills and challenges SpongeBob to prove his ability, as he is not pleased to find that SpongeBob is the one destined to be his eternal fry cook. Thinking they are on the, SpongeBob decides that he wants to live in the wild with jellyfish, so he quits his job at the Krusty Krab and leaves his old life to live in Jellyfish Fields. MermaidMan and BarnacleBoy II and Other Episodes is a fan-fiction VHS/DVD Release featuring one Rocket Power episode, one Sonic X episode, one SpongeBob SquarePants episode, one Thomas and Friends episode, one Pokemon episode and one Kirby! Occupation(s): , The season marked the introduction of the "sky flowers" as the main background. Note: This is the final episode of the series to use traditional cel animation; from the second season onwards, the series would use digital ink and paint. SpongeBob wins the Conch Signal from The Adventures of Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy in a contest. 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To voice the character of SpongeBob, Hillenburg approached Tom Kenny, who had worked with him on Rocko's Modern Life.  To voice the character of SpongeBob, Hillenburg approached Tom Kenny, who had worked with him on Rocko's Modern Life. When Sandy sees him, she decides to enroll the both of them in a competition, where each contestant must throw an anchor the farthest they can. ‣ Hawaiian Link (b) - Richard Myhill [opening] ‣ Arizona Fanfare - Jack Shaindlin [TV show starts] ‣ Caped Crusader - David Farnon [knocking down cardboard cutouts] ‣ Life on the Wild Side - Sam Spence [contest winner announced/\"For these life-size Krabby Patty mannequins of Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy.\"/\"SpongeBob SquarePants!\"] ‣ Hymn of Achievement - Gregor F. Narholz [SpongeBob's prize] ‣ Caped Crusader - David Farnon [SpongeBob blowing the conch signal] ‣ Bat Stabs - David Farnon… Toys were manufactured as part of a Krusty Krab promotion in "Mermaid Man vs. , Rocko's Modern Life ended in 1996.  Originally the character was to be named SpongeBoy and the show would be called SpongeBoy Ahoy!. First season of American animated television series SpongeBob SquarePants. Rather than keep getting signals for “emergencies” like opening jars, the duo take SpongeBob along for their patrol to […] Initial airings, Tales from the Deep DVD and Deep Sea Sillies VHS versions. " Furthermore, Drymon said that Williams "really came up with a great addition to the process. With Dee Bradley Baker, Ernest Borgnine, Tim Conway, Bill Fagerbakke. Physical appearance Hillenburg decided to use the name "SpongeBob". 020b - Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy II One Saturday morning, SpongeBob is watching his favorite show, The Adventures of Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy Sandy finds SpongeBob and Patrick shriveled up, so she gives them "water helmets" to solve the problem. Mermaid Man makes a cameo with Barnacle Boy in the level "Boating School 101.". 9:13. First appearance: They reluctantly make a truce with the villains and work together to find the Sneaky Hermit with some help from an expert hunter from Jellyfish Fields. SpongeBob wants Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy to sign a photograph for Patrick's birthday. The next morning, SpongeBob wakes up to find his living room filled with hundreds of dancing jellyfish, and attempts to make them leave, but ends up breaking the music record-player, causing the jellyfish to become angry. The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie – Music from the Movie and More... Music from The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water, SpongeBob SquarePants: The New Musical (Original Cast Recording), SpongeBob SquarePants 4D: The Great Jelly Rescue, Square Roots: The Story of SpongeBob SquarePants, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=SpongeBob_SquarePants_(season_1)&oldid=1000520925#ep20b, Pages containing links to subscription-only content, Wikipedia pending changes protected pages, Short description is different from Wikidata, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy appear in the Mermalair but Plankton's robots have invaded it.  Hillenburg originally had Mr. Lawrence for the role of voicing Squidward. He and Barnacle Boy spring into action after they "say the oath" while touching the tips of two golden rings. While at the Fry Cook Museum, SpongeBob pulls a legendary spatula out of a bucket of grease, summoning King Neptune. 9:35. Later, he meets the three "biggest losers on the beach", and they ask SpongeBob what happened to him. also won the Golden Reel Awards for Best Sound Editing in Television Animation — Sound, while "Fools in April" and "Neptune's Spatula" were nominated for Best Sound Editing in Television Animation — Music. Now he can summon the semi-retired super heroes whenever there’s an emergency. Information is taken from the opening and ending credits of each episode. SpongeBob defeats Plankton by becoming "aggressively nice", performing kind actions that attract the people back to the beach. He also wears pink slippers due to his age. On the title cards and DVD listings, his name is spelled as ", When it comes to mermaids, seashells are used in place of bras or bikini tops (as seen with. IvoryEnlt4374. The episodes are ordered below according to Nickelodeon's packaging order, and not their original production or broadcast order. Plankton decides to trick SpongeBob into being "assertive" in order to get the things that he wants. He goes back and genuinely apologizes to SpongeBob. Squidward destroys SpongeBob and Patrick's friendship after being annoyed by them sending each other messages by blowing bubbles and laughing. " Furthermore, he described it as "the only disappointment of the set. SpongeBob wins a conch shell that can summon Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy in emergencies. They would reprise their role in the episode "Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy II", which also … While on the way delivering the pizza, SpongeBob and Squidward get stranded in a. SpongeBob brings home a wild jellyfish and throws a big dance party.  In 1987, Hillenburg left the institute to pursue his dream of becoming an animator, and began to envision the possible concept of a project involving anthropomorphic sea life. They attempt to forget karate, and go to the park instead. Tune in next week and find out. The next day, SpongeBob tries to avoid the hooks but gives in to temptation, gets caught on one, and runs to the Krusty Krab for help.  "Help Wanted" was later released on the SpongeBob SquarePants: The Complete 3rd Season DVD as a bonus feature on September 27, 2005. He shares this info with Patrick, who decides to secretly give SpongeBob instructions during the test via, The Krusty Krab receives a call from a customer ordering a pizza, so Mr. Krabs decides to have Squidward and SpongeBob deliver it. " Hillenburg originally wanted "a team of young and hungry people" to work on the show. ). Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy II is a SpongeBob SquarePants episode from season one.  Pittenger said "So really, the sky flowers are mostly a whimsical design element that Steve [Hillenburg] came up with to evoke the look of a flower-print Hawaiian shirt—or something like that. SpongeBob can’t help but unfreeze him and he cons them into setting him free by convincing […] Other villains include the Atomic Flounder, who is now retired, the Sinister Slug, the Jumbo Shrimp, Kelp Thing, and the Moth, a humanoid moth who steals light, as seen in "Night Light." At a diner, Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy decide to "ditch" SpongeBob by asking him to search for their theme song on the jukebox while they flee the restaurant. " Hillenburg loved the voice and decided to let Lawrence play a variety of incidental characters, including Plankton.. Mermaid Man: Sea creatures, attack! Ernie, better known by his superhero name Mermaid Man, is a semi-retired superhero who lives in Bikini Bottom. However, he is warned by the, The Krusty Krab has a lack of customers, and Mr. Krabs tells Squidward and SpongeBob that the Krusty Krab needs ideas to bring in more. Plankton then reveals his true intentions to SpongeBob, making him very upset. 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