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Episode Title: "Goo Goo Gas"

Episode Airing Number: 143

Episode Production Number: 92b

Original Airdate: Unaired

Season: 5

On DVD: "Season 5, Volume 2"

On VHS: (none)

Aired With Episode: "Le Big Switch"

Running Time: 10:51

Storyboard Directors: Luke Brookshier and Tom King

Writers: Luke Brookshier, Tom King and Dani Michaeli

Creative Director: Vincent Waller

Animation Director: Alan Smart

Supervising Producer: Paul Tibbitt

In Brief: Plankton uses a gas to turn SpongeBob, Mr. Krabs, Squidward and everyone else in the Krusty Krab into babies.

Story: It's a normal day at the Krusty Krab. Plankton disguises himself as a pepper shaker in order to steal the formula. He tries to run away with a Krabby Patty but Mr. Krabs grabs him from behind. SpongeBob runs onto the scene. Mr. Krabs puts Plankton in his mouth and launches him through SpongeBob's hat. Later, Plankton is sitting in the park very depressed when he notices a woman with her baby. The mother tells her baby that he is so tiny and helpless that she could take his formula from him and he couldn't do a thing about it. She takes it and he cries until she gives it back to him. Plankton comments that something about the woman reminds him of his mother. All of a sudden he gets a brilliant idea. He will turn Mr. Krabs into a powerless baby. He laughs evily.

Back at the Krusty Krab a penny catches Mr. Krabs's eye. He follows a trail of pennies outside and into a phone booth. Plankton pops up with a backpack on his back. Green gas appears in the booth. The door opens revealing Mr. Krabs as a little baby. Plankton sees the Krusty Krab key but also notices that baby Krabs is bigger than he imagined. Baby Krabs starts to bite him. SpongeBob walks up and sees the baby. He tells baby Krabs he'll take care of him 'til his mother comes. Plankton asks SpongeBob for help with reaching the door lock. Plankton says now that Mr. Krabs has been turned into a baby it will be no problem to steal the secret formula. SpongeBob hears this and panics. He runs to Mr. Krabs' office screaming that Plankton is trying to steal a Krabby Patty. He runs outside and yells for the cops. A cop says he heard everything from the police station. Plankton is arrested and taken to Judge Trout, who gives him ten years in prison.

At the Krusty Krab, SpongeBob is taking care of baby Krabs. He's crying until SpongeBob gives him some milk. The bottle slips out of his mouth and he starts crying again. SpongeBob then offers him a Krabby Patty but he just pushes it away. Finally, SpongeBob uses his brain and offers baby Krabs a stack of twenties which instantly does the trick. Plankton suddenly bursts through the front door and tells SpongeBob and Krabs to put their hands in the air. He sprays both of them. He turns SpongeBob into a baby but at the same time turns Mr. Krabs back into an adult. This makes Plankton realize that a second spray is the anecdote. He sprays both of them again and they're back to the way they were before. Plankton keeps on trying to make both of them babies at the same time but he eventually runs out of spray. Mr. Krabs looks very angry (who is now an adult, wearing a diaper). He throws Plankton out.

Mr. Krabs checks the mailbox and Plankton pops out. Mr. Krabs runs back in the Krusty Krab. He tries to avoid Plankton but is distracted by a penny. Plankton sprays him but is very surprised to see he's turned into an old man instead of a baby. He accidently used senior citizen gas instead of baby gas. SpongeBob comes out of nowhere and says that old people are our greatest natural resource. Plankton sprays the gas on SpongeBob and turns him into an old man as well. He says at least they are too old to stop him from stealing the formula. He tries but is almost crushed by SpongeBob's walker. SpongeBob and a bunch of seniors at the Krusty Krab use Plankton for a pinata.

Back at the Chum Bucket, Plankton mumbles as he writes on a chalk board trying to get the baby gas formula straight. He decides to go to Barg'N Mart. He sees a woman with a baby and ask her what aisle she got him from. At first she thinks Plankton is talking about her Kelp-O but when she realizes he's talking about her baby she chases Plankton with her cart and ends up running him over. Plankton sees some baby powder and asks if it's made from real or artificial babies. While he's talking Plankton is run over again. Back in his lab, Plankton is writing on his board and says he thinks the baby powder did the trick. Karen gets sarcastic with him, so Plankton tries his baby gas out on her, which turns her into a calculator.

It's time for action so Plankton storms into the Krusty Krab. He starts off with spraying two customers. The spray works and they turn into crying babies. SpongeBob, Patrick, Squidward and Mr. Krabs are turned into babies along with the rest of the Krusty Krab causing absolute chaos. Baby Krabs grabs Plankton and starts shaking him. SpongeBob bites on him and Plankton ends up landing in baby Patrick's diaper. Baby Krabs is then seen sucking on the Krabby Patty secret formula. Plankton tries to get it but Krabs bashes Plankton with the bottle. Baby SpongeBob starts playing with the gas and releases it, spraying Plankton and turning him into a little gray ameoba. He says mama's little evil genius needs a diaper.

Song: (none)


Plankton: *steals a Krabby Patty dressed as a pepper shaker* Ha! *runs out of the Krusty Krab but Mr. Krabs picks him up from behind*

Mr. Krabs: Hold it right there Plankton!

Plankton: Krabs!

Mr. Krabs: I'll take that.

Plankton: How'd you know it was me?

Mr. Krabs: Next time, wear a disguise without your initial on it.

Plankton: Perhaps a peppershaker was a bit obvious.

Mr. Krabs: I can't tolerate your stinky gas!

Old Man: *farts*

Woman: That makes two of us.

Old Man: I don't do it on purpose!


Baby SpongeBob This is the third time we get to see SpongeBob as a baby. The first two times were "The Secret Box" and "Friend or Foe".

Krusty Krab Key In this episode, the key to the Krusty Krab does not have two Ks, unlike in other episodes that it was seen.

Kalculator When Karen turns into a calculator, she says "Hello," to represents the upside-down number "07734".

Familiar Music The title card music for Squidville is heard when Plankton visits the Barg'n Mart.

Mailbox? This is the first and so far only episode where the Krusty Krab has a mailbox.