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The Increase of Bikini Bottom
Series SpongeBob SquarePants
Season 2
Episode 33b
Airdate Original release:
September 6, 2013

Updated release:
March 18, 2014

November 2, 2016
Story by Rtivey
Written by Rtivey
Directed by Rtivey
Creative director(s) TheBiggestEdFan

The Increase of Bikini Bottom is a fanon episode of the Nickelodeon series, SpongeBob SquarePants. In this episode, a new neighborhood called "Ocean Ways Avenue" has been built next to Squidward, SpongeBob, and Patrick's house. Excitement is quickly brought to SpongeBob and Patrick, yet Squidward is not as giddy, for he looks at this as economic disaster. SpongeBob and Patrick decide to take the opposite approach and actually welcome the new neighbors. However, after an accident, the neighborhood is destroyed, and now SpongeBob and Patrick must house the now homeless newcomers. How will this all work out?


  • SpongeBob SquarePants
  • Squidward Tentacles
  • Patrick Star
  • Miscellaneous unnamed Bikini Bottomites


  • [the episode begins with a medium shot of SpongeBob's pineapple; the camera cuts to SpongeBob sleeping, when all of sudden his alarm clock sounds, waking SpongeBob up]
  • SpongeBob: [slides under his covers; slides out of his bed; stands up] Now, I wake up to yet another great morning, fill with splender, enjoyment, and... [construction sounds rise from the distance] big business? [peeps out window]
  • [the windows show construction fish workers, building upon a considerable-sized plot of land]
  • SpongeBob: What's going on over there, Gary?
  • Gary: [looks at SpongeBob, plainly] Meow.
  • SpongeBob: Activate search mode, Gary! [hops onto Gary's shell]
  • Gary: Meow! [begins slugging toward the window; Gary slugs through the window and down the side of the pineapple; he slugs toward the plot of land, which is located next to Squidward's house]
  • SpongeBob: Whoa. What could this be?
  • Squidward: [walks into scene] Looks like a bunch of wasted garden land to me.
  • Construction Fish 1: [walks into scene] Actually, it's the new grounds for "Ocean Ways Avenue", Bikini Bottom's premier new neighborhood.
  • Squidward: What the-
  • SpongeBob: A new neighborhood?
  • Patrick: [enters scene] What's all the hulla-ba-loo?
  • SpongeBob: [jumps onto Patrick] Patrick, didn't you hear? It's a new neighborhood being built! Do you know what this means?!
  • Squidward: Increased inflation, higher taxation upon the citizens of Bikini Bottom, a government depression, and conservation slumps?
  • SpongeBob: No, silly fish. It means...
  • SpongeBob and Patrick: [unanimously] New pals!
  • Squidward: Oh, brother.
  • [scene cuts to a montage of SpongeBob and Patrick, redecorating their houses and making arrangements for the newcomers of the town; montage ends and scene cuts to SpongeBob and Patrick, standing in front of their houses; a red ribbon is stretched in front of both of them]
  • SpongeBob: Ready to open up shop, Patrick?
  • Patrick: Open up shop?! Well, what am I supposed to do with these big hedge clippers? [takes out hedge clippers]
  • SpongeBob: [plainly] Just cut the ribbon, Patrick.
  • Patrick: My destiny is fulfilled today! [cuts ribbon; suddenly, a large crowd appears around SpongeBob and Patrick, cheeering]
  • SpongeBob: [grabs bullhorn] Ladies and gentleman, I present to you your new "Ocean Ways Avenue"! [points to his and Patrick's houses]
  • [a large crowd of fish swarm into the respective houses]
  • Patrick: [stands up from being trampled] Well, that seemed to go well. [falls back down]
  • [scene cuts to Patrick's rock, where a large amount of fish are chatting; Patrick is rushing, accomodating different fish]
  • Patrick: Here is your coral, sir. Here is your patty, ma'am. Here is your lettuce relish, you two. [wipes sweat off head] Goodness. Had I known being a waiter fish would be so much work, I wouldn't have agreed to this. I wonder how SpongeBob's holding up.
  • [scene cuts to SpongeBob's house, where SpongeBob is on Gary's shell, accomodating other fish as well]
  • SpongeBob: Your fried clams, ma'am. Your oyster skins, ma'am. My goodness, Gary, this is difficult. I wonder how Patrick's holding up. [clam phone rings] Hey there, Patrick.
  • Patrick: [on other line] SpongeBob, this job has become so...what's that word...not-easy!
  • SpongeBob: I know. These people are ravenous brutes. [camera reveals SpongeBob, tied to the ceiling] And that isn't even the worst part.
  • Patrick: Tell me about it. [camera reveals Patrick, tied up and being held at the top of his house by many fish] Do you think we chewed more than we could bite off?
  • SpongeBob: Well, that's not how it goes, but I see your point. We need to get these fish out of our houses, but how?
  • Patrick: I know. Let's call Squidward!
  • SpongeBob: Oh, you saw him earlier, buddy. He doesn't want to help.
  • Squidward: [offscreen] En contrare!
  • SpongeBob: Squidward! What brings you here?
  • Patrick: [on other line] Yeah, what brings you over at SpongeBob's house?! I need help too!
  • Squidward: I'm here to drive these brutes out of Bikini Bottom! [pulls out paper] Look at these bills! They're higher than what my house is worth! I cannot and will not take anymore.
  • SpongeBob: But Squidward, you can't take on all of these people alone.
  • Squidward: I'm not alone.
  • [a large crowd forms around SpongeBob and Patrick's houses]
  • Squidward: I brought the crowd!
  • Patrick: [still on clam phone] Finally, some help around here!
  • Squidward: Are we all tired of inflation?!
  • Crowd: Yeah!
  • Squidward: Are we tired of increased taxation?!
  • Crowd: Yeah!
  • Squidward: Alright then. Let's stop the problems right at the source! [points to entirety of fish in SpongeBob's living room] Get them!
  • [the crowd and Squidward pull out blasters, each of them labeled "Bubble Blowers"]
  • Squidward: Charge!
  • [scene cuts to a montage of the battle, where Squidward and his crowd begin blasting bubbles at the ravenous fish; the fish begin scurrying away quickly; soon, all of the fish from both SpongeBob and Patrick's houses all flee, leaving Squidward and the crowd successful]
  • SpongeBob and Patrick: [run toward Squidward] You did it, Squidward! You saved Bikini Bottom!
  • Squidward: Oh, I wouldn't say that, but you guys can! Just don't mention this to too many fish. I want them all to remember my clarinet career.
  • [a long limousine pulls into the scene; the Mayor exits and walks toward the gang]
  • Mayor: Squidward Tentacles, you have saved our fair town from annihilation at the hands of those ravenous newcomers. Please accept this token of graditude as thanks from yours truly. [hands Squidward the souveneir from earlier in the episode]
  • Squidward: [takes souveneir plainly] Oh, what I wouldn't give to be tending to my garden now.
  • [episode ends]

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