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The Great Snail Race/Mid-Life Crustacean 

The Great Snail Race: Squidward gets a pure-bred snail, Snelle, and decides to race her in the snail races. SpongeBob becomes competitive and enters Gary, coaching him to the point of ... See full summary »

Writers:

Stephen Hillenburg (creator), Paul Tibbitt | 13 more credits »

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Episode credited cast:
Lori Alan ... Pearl Krabs / Girl Fish #2 (voice)
Dee Bradley Baker ... Announcer / Referee / Snellie / Old Fish #1 / Hotrod Fish / Old Woman #2 (voice)
Clancy Brown ... Mr. Krabs (voice)
Rodger Bumpass ... Squidward Tentacles / Mayor / DJ / Jake (voice)
Mary Jo Catlett ... Mrs. Puff (voice)
Jesse David Corti Jesse David Corti ... Kid Fish #2 (voice)
Bill Fagerbakke ... Patrick Star / Mail Fish (voice)
Sirena Irwin ... Old Woman Fish #1 / Mom / Girl Fish #1 (voice)
Tom Kenny ... SpongeBob SquarePants / Narrator / Gary / Old Fish #2 / Scout (voice)
Carolyn Lawrence ... Sandy Cheeks (voice)
Mr. Lawrence ... Fish #1 / Mickey / Vendor / Librarian (voice)
Kent Osborne ... Fish #41 (voice)
Sara Paxton ... Kid Fish #1
Jill Talley ... Karen (voice)
Paul Tibbitt ... Momma Krabs (voice)
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The Great Snail Race: Squidward gets a pure-bred snail, Snelle, and decides to race her in the snail races. SpongeBob becomes competitive and enters Gary, coaching him to the point of exhaustion. At the races, Gary fizzles out, and Snelle comes to his aid, proving that it's not winning, it's about caring. The race trophy is given to Patrick's race entry - a rock. Mid-Life Crustacean: Mr. Krabs realizes that he is getting old. He's not so hip anymore. He overhears Patrick and SpongeBob hyping up a big night out that they're planning and figures that would be a good way to get hip again. He asks the guys if he can come along on their wild night on the town. They show Mr. Krabs a great(?) time...They hit the Laundromat, pick up trash under the highway, and stop at a kids' amusement restaurant. Mr. Krabs realizes that younger or not - they are not any hipper than he is. He tries to leave, but Patrick convinces him to go on their last big event of the night - a panty raid. Finally they're ... Written by NAS

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TV-Y | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

24 January 2003 (USA) See more »

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Did You Know?

Trivia

This is the first appearance of the melody to the song, "Now That We're Men" that is in the Spongebob Squarepants Movie (2004). See more »

Goofs

In The Great Snail Race, Patrick reads off of Snelly's pedigree papers. Patrick reads "Property of Squidward Tetpoles". But the paper itself says "owned by", not "property of". See more »

Quotes

[Gary collapses from exhaustion at the Snail Race]
SpongeBob SquarePants: Oh Gary, I'm sorry! Why didn't you just say I was pushing you too hard?
Gary: Meow.
SpongeBob SquarePants: You did? Oh Gary! Why didn't you tell me I wasn't listening?
Gary: Meow.
SpongeBob SquarePants: You did?
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Connections

References Rocky (1976) See more »

Soundtracks

SpongeBob SquarePants Closing Theme
(uncredited)
Composed by The Blue Hawaiians
Performed by Bikini Bottom Band
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