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Episode Title: "Frankendoodle"

Episode Airing Number: 41

Episode Production Number: 34

Original Airdate: January 21, 2002

Season: 2

On DVD:"SpongeBob SquarePants: The Complete Second Season," "Halloween"

On VHS: (none)

Aired With Episode: "Welcome to the Chum Bucket"

Running Time:11:41

Storyboard Directors: Paul Tibbitt and Walt Dohrn

Storyboard Artist: Chris Headrick

Writers: Walt Dohrn, Paul Tibbitt and Merriwether Williams

Animation Director: Tom Yasumi

Creative Director: Derek Drymon

In Brief: SpongeBob and Patrick find a magical pencil, which makes drawings come to life.

Story: An artist is sitting in a boat above Bikini Bottom getting ready to draw a picture. He drops his pencil in the water and it drops down to the bottom. SpongeBob and Patrick are playing in the yard and the pencil lands point first in the ground. They run around screaming. SpongeBob goes and touches it and realizes it's a giant pencil. He draws a picture of a jellyfish in the sand. It starts to move and then swims away. SpongeBob draws a moustache for Patrick but it flys away and lands on Squidward's head.

SpongeBob decides it will be funny if they play some pranks on Squidward. First, they draw fake money and when Squidward tries to pick it up they pull it away. Next, SpongeBob draws a picture of himself and tries to trick Squidward into thinking it's really him. When Squidward answers the door the SpongeBob doodle starts to beat him up. DoodleBob grabs the magic pencils and runs off.

SpongeBob and Patrick go searching for the doodle. Patrick sees a drawing of SpongeBob's house. They walk towards it and fall in a hole that DoodleBob drew. He hits Patrick in the head with a wrench and then throws a bowling bowl at them. DoodleBob once again runs away and SpongeBob and Patrick follow him. SpongeBob takes the pencil and erases the doodle. Thinking he's gone for good, SpongeBob and Patrick go back home.

DoodleBob's arm, which wasn't erased crawls to SpongeBob's house. He goes to SpongeBob's bedroom, grabs the pencil and redraws himself. DoodleBob chases SpongeBob through the house and tries to erase him with the pencil. He accidently steps on a sheet of paper and becomes attached to it. SpongeBob's sees he sticks to paper and slams him in a book. He takes the picture of DoodleBob, who now has a smile on his face and hangs it on his wall. Then, SpongeBob and Patrick decide to send the pencil back up to the surface where the artist continues to draw his picture, only to break the point.

Song: (none)


Patrick: Pretty good, SpongeBob, but itís lacking basic construction and your perspective leaves a lot to be desired.

SpongeBob: Hmm, everybodyís a critic. *the drawing starts to move*

Patrick: SpongeBob, your drawingís coming to life! *the drawings floats away*

SpongeBob: Now thatís more like it, Mr. Critic.

Patrick: No. I mean it's swimming away.

SpongeBob: Be careful, Patrick. Being an artist is a heavy responsibility. Each work of art is like a child and must be treated as such.

Patrick: Come on, I was just going to draw a cartoon!

SpongeBob: Okay. Why didn't you say so?

Patrick: Heís hideous. He makes me sick just looking at him. His big bulgy eyes, that square body, those two buck teeth, and that stupid tie! *SpongeBob clears his throat* Oh, but it looks good on you, Spongebob! *laughs nervously*


Game SpongeBob and Patrick are playing rock, paper, scissers, with bubbles when they discover the pencil.

Things SpongeBob and Patrick draw with the pencil:

-a jellyfish

-a moustache for Patrick




-a rug





-bed posts

-crown for Gary

Toilet Flush DoodleBob stops to use the bathroom while going upstairs at SpongeBob's house.

Pictures There are pictures of SpongeBob, Patrick and the pineapple house on SpongeBob's wall.

The Artist The artist is played by Mr. Lawrence, the voice of Plankton.