Ripped Pants 
is the fifth episode of the famous series Spongebob Squarepants (TV Series). The episode begins with Spongebob Squarepants and Sandy Cheeks laying in the sand. Spongebob does an impersonation of Squidward Tentacles. Larry walks up and asks if they want to go weight lifting. Spongebob and Sandy go and see Larry lift a large weight. Then, Sandy lifts an even larger weight. Spongebob goes and gets two marshmallows from a guy and puts them on two sticks. He tries to lift up them up, but can't. He finally pulls too hard and rips his pants. He is embarrassed by this, but the crowd laughs with him and he cheers up. Spongebob then, rips his pants in volleyball and Frisbee. Next, Sandy and Spongebob go to an ice cream stand. Spongebob asks for a banana split, is denied, but rips his pants to the amusement of Sandy. He goes to the Snack Bar, and also makes a scene. Afterwards, Spongebob, Larry, and Sandy are scene surfing. Spongebob rips his pants and is engulfed in a huge wave. He pretends to drown, but everyone takes him seriously, and don't laugh. Spongebob is left alone as everyone else leaves. Then, he tries to think of a new tactic to win everyone side back. He rips his pants off, but everyone ignores him. He is met by two fish and a whale who also say they are the biggest losers on the beach. They bond together, and sing to get friends again. It works and he and Sandy hug at the end. At last, Larry asks if Spongebob could sign his pants. 


  • This is Sandy's second appearance.
  • This is the second episode that Squidward and Patrick are absent.
  • 5th appearance of Spongebob Squarepants.
  • This is the second episode of the series in non-pilot form.
  • 4th time Eugene Krabs doesn't appear, 4th straight.
  • This episode was released on the first DVD.
  • First appearance of Goo Lagoon.

Characters Present


  • Spongebob: Did anyone order 20 sand pizza's?
  • Sandy: "If ya'll wanted to be my friend, just be yourself."
  • Larry: "Spongebob, that was so righteous, Could you sign my pants?"

Air Date

July 17th, 1999





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