Legend of the Lost Spatula is the first video game released based solely upon the hit Nickelodeon series, Spongebob Squarepants. It was released for Game Boy Color on March 14th, 2001. In the game, Spongebob embarks on a quest to find the Flying Dutchman's golden and lost spatula. Where, along the way, he runs into many of his friends from Bikini Bottom including Patrick Star, Sandy Cheeks, Eugene Krabs, and Squidward Tentacles. The game was developed by Vicarious Visions, published by THQ, and was designed by Ruud van de Moosdijk and Ivo Wubbels. Like most other Spongebob games, it is a single player game, and is rated E by the ESRB.
- This is the first game to be solely based on Spongebob, but he also appeared in Nicktoons Racing, with several others Nicktoons.
- This game was released 363 days before Spongebob's first DVD and Video appearances.
- This isn't the only game to have a basic goal of gaining golden spatula's, Spongebob Squarepants: Battle for Bikini Bottom also has him collecting golden spatulas.
- This was the only Spongebob Game released for Game Boy Color.