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Episode Title: "New Digs"

Episode Airing Number: 94

Episode Production Number: 85

Original Airdate: July 25, 2007

Season: 5

On DVD: "Season 5, Vol. 1", "Bikini Bottom Adventures"

On VHS: (none)

Aired With Episode: "Krabs a La Mode"

Running Time: 11:01

Storyboard Directors: Nate Cash and Tuck Tucker

Writers: Nate Cash, Tuck Tucker and Richard Pursal

Creative Director: Vincent Waller

Animation Director: Andrew Overtoom

Supervising Producer: Paul Tibbitt

In Brief: After being late for work SpongeBob decides to move in the Krusty Krab.

Story: SpongeBob rushes to get into bed so he can wake up in time to go to work. He trips over a treasure chest and Gary slithers past him and onto his newspaper. SpongeBob gets into bed and says good night to Gary. He turns out the light and tries to go to sleep. He lays in bed awake while Gary is snoring. SpongeBob grunts trying to close his eyes but he just can't go to sleep. He runs around the room, stands on his head and drinks a warm glass of milk but none of this works. Suddenly, SpongeBob falls face first on the floor and goes to sleep. He wakes up the next morning with drool all over his mouth. SpongeBob realizes he's late for work and crashes through the front door, leaving his left shoe behind. He checks his pocket watch and sees he only has twenty seconds to get there. He sees the bridge ahead of him is out and jumps over it. SpongeBob then comes upon a hopscotch game and plays it making the kids cheer for him.

SpongeBob arrives at the Krusty Krab, runs inside and jumps at the time clock with his time slip in hand. The clock turns to 9:01. SpongeBob is worried about what Mr. Krabs will say. He notices him cleaning the door. SpongeBob quickly runs into the kichen. Squidward gives SpongeBob a food order. He runs to the customers table quickly with the food in three seconds and smiles at Mr. Krabs as he runs back into the kitchen. A female customers spills a drink. SpongeBob rushes out with a mop. He not only mops up the drink but her kid's head as well. Mr. Krabs says something to SpongeBob. He jumps at Mr. Krabs' feet thinking he's upset about SpongeBob being late. It turns out Mr. Krabs didn't even know about it. SpongeBob confesses that whole thing to him admitting he was a full 60 seconds late. Mr. Krabs at first tells him it's not a big deal but SpongeBob begs for a punishment so he tells him to wipe down the salad bar. Mr. Krabs leaves for the night and SpongeBob says how much he loves it at the Krusty Krab. Squidward sarcasticly suggests that SpongeBob live there but he takes it seriously and decides to move in.

That night SpongeBob gets in a cardboard box he's going to sleep in and attempts to get his feet through it. SpongeBob realizes that he misses all the things from his house like his clock and bed so he moves all that stuff into the Krusty Krab. The next day, Mr. Krabs enters the Krusty Krab and notices SpongeBob sleeping in the dining area. He tells Mr. Krabs he's been sleeping there all night. At first he's angry at SpongeBob but after he gives Mr. Krabs a stack of money to pay his rent he gladly allows SpongeBob to live there. Mr. Krabs tells SpongeBob to scrub up the grill and make some patties but he's already done it. Squidward puts a bucket of dishes on the conveyer belt but the dishwasher stops. He reaches inside to fix it but pokes SpongeBob. Squidward asks him what he's doing and he tells Squidward that he lives here now. Suddenly he realizes that if SpongeBob is living at the Krusty Krab he won't be living next to him. Squidward is so excited about this that he lays down in the floor and makes an angel. Mr. Krabs sees this and thinks there's a full moon out. At closing time Squidward wishes SpongeBob a goodnight and gleefully leaves with Mr. Krabs.

The next day, Squidward is in a great mood talking to a customer. He tells him about SpongeBob not living next to him. Squidward reaches in the cash register for change but instead pulls out underwear and socks. When Squidward asks SpongeBob about this he explains that his underwear drawer is filled with patties. Mr. Krabs laughs and tells Squidward it's just harmless tomfoolery. A clothes line of underwear enters the dining area. One of the customers takes a pair of underwear off the line and uses it as a napkin. Mr. Krabs comments that he has a disgusting clientele. He then goes to try to open his office door but can't. Mr. Krabs cracks the door and notices all of SpongeBob's stuff in his office. SpongeBob tells him it was too crowded in the kitchen. Mr. Krabs tells him he can't stay in his private quarters. SpongeBob promises him he'll only be in there at night. Mr. Krabs agrees but raises SpongeBob's rent.

The door rings and SpongeBob excitedly goes to answer it. It's his parents. They enter Mr. Krabs' office and SpongeBob tells them that this is the guest room. In the dining area all the customers are slipping on Gary's slime trail. A customer asks SpongeBob if it's his snail and he scolds Gary. The customer tells him to put Gary on a leash. Mr. Krabs holds up golden, clam soap and asks Squidward who put them in the bathroom. He says the same person who knitted napkin holders and embroidered the menus. Squidward shows Mr. Krabs both items. He goes into his office and notices SpongeBob has put up floral print curtains in there. He rips the curtains down to reveal that Mrs. SquarePants is behind them taking a shower. She screams and Mr. Krabs apologizes. Mr. SquarePants comes in the office to see what's going on. He throws Mr. Krabs out of the office. Mr. Krabs then hears a buzzing coming from the kitchen. SpongeBob's in there shaving Patrick's hairy back. All the customers run out in disgust. Mr. Krabs starts sobbing and tells SpongeBob to pack his bags because he's moving out. Back at home Squidward is about to relax in his lawn chair when a moving van pulls up. SpongeBob explains to him that Mr. Krabs kicked him out. He then procedes to loudly play the drums in the front yard. The next day, Mr. Krabs comes to work only to find that Squidward has moved in.

Song: (none)


Mr. Krabs: Hey, SpongeBob.

SpongeBob: *jumps down at Mr. Krabs' feet* No! Please don't throw me out into the street. I am so sorry for what I did.

Mr. Krabs: What'd you do?

SpongeBob: I was a minute late for work.

Mr. Krabs: A minute late?

SpongeBob: A whole sixty seconds.

Mr. Krabs: Well, uh. . .don't do it again.

SpongeBob: No, no! You have to punish me.

Mr. Krabs: What? Okay, uh, then wipe down the salad bar.

SpongeBob: Aye aye, sir.

Squidward: And when I went home at night, guess what?

Customer: He wasn't there?

Squidward: Right! And when I woke up in the morning. . .

Customer: Can I just have my change?

Squidward: *laughing* He still wasn't there.

Customer: Come on, man! My change!

Squidward: *grabs something out of the cash register* Here you go.

Customer: Yeah, thanks... *gasps* Oh, real funny, buddy. Two socks and a pair of tighty whities!

Squidward: Socks and. . . *notices that SpongeBob's socks and underwear are in the cash register instead of money*


Opening Time SpongeBob arrives at the Krusty Krabs 1 minute late (at 9:01). SpongeBob is usually shown having to get to work earlier than 9:00.

Not First Meeting SpongeBob introduces his parents to Mr. Krabs but they already met in "Culture Shock."

Alarm Clock Why doesn't SpongeBob's alarm clock go off to wake him up? Maybe he forgot to set it?