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PRE-HIBERNATION WEEK

Episode Title: "Pre-Hibernation Week"

Episode Airing Number: 33

Episode Production Number: 27

Original Airdate: May 5, 2001

Season: 2

On DVD:"SpongeBob SquarePants: The Complete Second Season," "Lost At Sea"

On VHS: (none)

Aired With Episode: "Life of Crime"

Running Time:10:59


Director: Aaron Springer

Storyboard Artist: C.H. Greenblatt

Writers: Aaron Springer, C.H. Greenblatt and Merriwether Williams

Animation Director: Edgar Larrazabal

Creative Director: Derek Drymon


In Brief: Sandy wants to have a week of fun with SpongeBob, before hibernation starts.


Story: At the Treedome, Sandy and SpongeBob are busy getting ready for Sandy's hibernation. She's raking leaves into a huge pile the shape of Texas. Sandy steps into a pile of leaves, which SpongeBob was supposed to be raking. SpongeBob has a little rake and he's raking each leaf individually. Sandy runs and scrubs the birdbath with a toothbrush and then paints the fence. She explains to SpongeBob that they have to get this stuff done before it's too late. Sandy seems upset that she won't be able to do all the things she loves during hibernation. SpongeBob promises he's willing to sacrifice the rest of his time he hasn't sold to Mr. Krabs to Sandy.

The next day, SpongeBob and Sandy go sandboarding. Sandy goes down the mountain on a giant clam and crashes through a sign. She's going so fast she catches on fire. SpongeBob's right behind her using his tounge to slide down the mountain. He comes upon two kids building a snowman and crashes through it. Back at the Treedome SpongeBob is exhausted from playing all day and one of his arm's is hurt.

SpongeBob says goodnight to Sandy and drags himself home. He finally gets in bed and falls asleep. Sandy presses a button which flings SpongeBob out of bed causing him to land in the river. It's so cold he's frozen into a block of ice. Sandy jumps in and is frozen in a block of ice as well. She says the giant clams like to feed and that hour and tells SpongeBob to come on. They go and play extreme jacks and then wack each other with giant ear cleaners on top of the sea needle. Sandy knocks SpongeBob off and he lands on a fire hydrant. He gets up leaving a piece of his back stuck to the hydrant. Next, they ride through the industrial park on a bike on barb wire, through a conveyer belt with a giant mouth at the end. They hit the ground and SpongeBob melts into a puddle. Sandy tosses a fishing rod and says it's time to go fly-fishing.

Finally, while trying to find the hay in the needle stack SpongeBob decides to make a run for it. SpongeBob runs towards his house. He realizes Gary can't keep a secret so he decides to hide under Patrick's rock. Sandy scurries to find SpongeBob but can't find him. She finds his pants, which he accidently left behind. She runs to the Krusty Krab and announces that SpongeBob's gone missing and she's rounding up a search party. The citizens of Bikini Bottom look all over the place. They check every cave and cove and even at the leech farm. Everyone is exhausted from searching and ask Sandy for a break. She says nobody is gonna go anywhere until they find SpongeBob. The search party tricks Sandy and they sneak away under Patrick's rock as well. When they realize SpongeBob is under there they throw SpongeBob out and won't let him back in. Sandy runs up to him and gives him a big hug. She grabs his arm and wants to go atom smashing. SpongeBob stops her and explains to Sandy that he is a man. While he's talking Sandy goes to sleep and SpongeBob says he's thankful for hibernation. SpongeBob then falls asleep as well.


Song: (none)


Quotes:

SpongeBob: Sandy, Iím willing to sacrifice any of my time that I havenít already sold to Mr Krabs to you.

Sandy: Well Iím glad, SpongeBob, Ďcause for the next seven days, itís gonna be you, me, and these sweatbands!


Sandy: Alpha Team, you search uptown. Gold Team searches downtown. Any questions?

Muscular Fish: Gold Team rules!


Fish: Heís not in the poison sea urchin cove.

Sandy: Well, look again!

Leech Woman: He's not at the leech farm.

Sandy: Well, look again!

Squidward: He's not in my thoughts.

Sandy: Well, think again!


Observations:


Start of Hibernation Hibernation starts Monday, the 6th.


Leaves Sandy rakes the leaves in the shape of Texas.


SpongeBob's bones SpongeBob has bones in this episode. He says he doesn't have bones in "Squirrel Jokes".


Sweat Band Sandy's sweat band is around her helmet instead of around her head.


Patrick Patrick also says, "Who are you people!" in "I'm With Stupid".