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Hall Monitor 
is the 14th episode of the Nickelodeon T.V. Series Spongebob Squarepants. The episode begins with Spongebob Squarepants and his classmates in boating school. Mrs. Puff declares that the new hall monitor of the day is Spongebob. Then, Spongebob gives over a 6 hour speech about accepting the hall monitor duty. After being trampled by his classmates, Spongebob thinks he doesn't deserve the duty because he over did the speech. Mrs. Puff, in guilt, allows Spongebob to wear the uniform for the remainder of the day anyways. Spongebob then goes downtown to help with a broken traffic light. After causing a huge pile-up, Spongebob sees a broken window, and tries to teach to home owners a lesson by acting as an open window maniac. They run screaming as Spongebob closes the window. He continues to walk through town when he comes upon a strawberry ice cream puddle. He sees Patrick sitting on a wall licking an ice cream cone. Spongebob startles him causing Patrick to drop his ice cream on Spongebob's face. Spongebob writes Patrick up for littering as Patrick cries. A paper boy hands Spongebob the latest paper telling of a maniac, Spongebob, whom is terrorizing Bikini Bottom by causing crashes and breaking in to homes. Patrick is suddenly deputized by Spongebob, and tells what he would do if he was committing a crime. Afterwards, they exit an ice cream parlor with a double scope of mint and chocolate. They repeat this until Spongebob declares it isn't working and pulls out walkie-talkies for a new plan. They separate, and as Spongebob disappears, a squad car arrives near Patrick. They question Patrick about the maniac, and they get a kick out of it as Patrick screams at just a crudely drawn photo of Spongebob, the maniac. Just after they leave, Patrick radios Spongebob that he doesn't want to be a deputy and wants to go home.

Spongebob beginning to make the trip back to Patrick's location at the ice cream parlor.

Spongebob begins the trip back as darkness suddenly appears. As Patrick meets Spongebob, he begins shouting that the maniac is at the intersection of Conch and Coral Streets, where Spongebob is standings. Spongebob runs away trying to get away from "the maniac" as Patrick continues to say that the maniac is wherever Spongebob is. Finally, Spongebob crashes near a graveyard, and find a flier of the maniac.

Spongebob confesses that he is the maniac.

He quickly realizes that he is the maniac. When he confesses, several squad cars, and police man arrive to take him in. Mrs. Puff arrives to declare that Spongebob is her responsibility. The police take her in, and video of her teaching her students from jail is seen to end the episode.


  • 10th time Sandy Cheeks doesn't appear since her debut, 9th straight. 
  • 14th appearance of Spongebob Squarepants.
  • 2nd appearance of Mrs. Puff.
  • 10th time Mr. Krabs doesn't appear.
  • 3rd time Squidward Tentacles doesn't appear, first since Ripped Pants.
  • 10th appearance of Patrick
  • 7th time Plankton doesn't appear since his debut, 7th straight. 
  • 9th time Gary doesn't appear, 3rd straight.
  • This episode was released on the Sea Stories DVD.

Characters Present Edit


  • Patrick: "Hurry, Spongebob, I think its getting, (quickly goes from day to night, pause), dark.
  • Spongebob: "Just put on your siren, I'll be right there." 
  • Patrick: (while walking) "Wewoo, Wewoo, Wewoo, Wewoo, (picks up maniac poster and makes much faster siren noises) wewoo, wewoo, wewoo, wewoo! Spongebob, I see him!
  • Spongebob: "Where is he, Patrick?!"
  • Patrick: "At the intersection of Conch and Coral." (Spongebob turns his head)
  • Spongebob: "That's where I am. He's right on top of me, but I can't see him. What's he doing?
  • Patrick: "He's just standing there, MEANICINGLY, (screams into walkie-talkie enought to blow Spongebob's mouth back), Get out of there, Spongebob!" 
  • Spongebob: "Neawhaa!"
  • Patrick: "That's his maniac sriek. He's going to attack. (Spongebob runs around to spotlight in circles crying) He's acting all crazy. Run! Hide behind that building, No! He's behind that building. Quick! Hide behind that street sign! NO WAIT! The maniac just went by that sign! QUICK! Get under the street light! NO WAIT! O, He's there too! Run for your lives!" (Spongebob gets inside a mailbox) (inaudible and muffled sounds) 
  • Spongebob: "Say again, debuty."
  • Patrick: "The maniac's in the mailbox!" (Spongebob screams and runs across town streets and crashes near a graveyard)
  • Spongebob: "Huh, this guy's not half bad looking for a maniac. Wait a minute, Patrick. I'm the maniac." (Patrick Screams) 

Air DateEdit

August 28, 1999




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