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41a. The Algae's Always Greener

MY CHOCOLATE LEG!

Gary the Snail Supremacist
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This is not an episode I'd make a review on, so I guess I'll put my full thoughts on it here. I think it's a good episode, just a little, annoying at times. Like with Pearl, she was insufferable. But I think it's interesting to see the switched lives of Plankton and Krabs. Also, most of the jokes hit their mark, so nothing to complain about. 7/10 for me.
 

ElectricPikachu

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I liked Plankton's idea in this episode and it made the plot of the episode really interesting. Technically speaking, every character in this episode including SpongeBob are just different versions of themselves. Well, not really, but I mean in an alternate universe, because of Plankton. I liked the holographic meatloaf joke and the joke worked better than the holographic parts in Company Picnic. It's weird that I'm comparing these parts of both episodes. I don't know why I'm doing this. Anyways, I liked how SpongeBob was being crazy in this episode and Squiward confronting Plankton and telling him that he can't work with SpongeBob and instead Squidward becomes the fry cook and SpongeBob the cashier. Also, Pearl seems okay in this episode. It was eh kinda understandable to see how she and Plankton "were" relatives, but strange at the same time? Whatever. Aside from that, it is generally a great episode and a gem from Season 3.
 

JCM

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This and The Algae's Always Greener were the only Plankton-centric episodes in Season 3, and both focused more on developing Plankton's character and less on having him go out and try to steal the formula once again. He does hatch a plot in this episode and attempt to carry it out, as the commercials promised, but a good majority of it was dedicated to Plankton reflecting on his many failures and getting to know his extended family. Speaking of that, the hillbilly jokes got many a guffaw out of this proud Southerner. They're completely inaccurate, of course, except for the stuff about root beer. I loves me some root beer.

What was I talking about? Oh, right. The episode. It was funny and well-written, and that's really all I have to say about it. Onwards!
 
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This is a good episode, and not a bad way to open up Season 3. It's a very interesting episode. It's not really something we've ever seen before. I think this episode is good, but there are some better ones that come after it.

Ranking so far:
1. The Algae's Always Greener (B)
 

BrutalWreckage

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My 4th favorite episode ever! It is the funniest episode of the show for me besides Chocolate With Nuts. I found myself laughing throughout the whole episode, from Plankton saying "She's as big as a whale!" to Mr. Krabs's "And the next day..." bit. It is just RIDDLED with so many hilarious jokes and lines that i find myself constantly coming back to it! In addition, I love the plot so much! Seeing Plankton switch lives with Mr. Krabs is so cool, especially because of how wacky and bizarre the non-canon SpongeBob and Squidward act. It is an incredible episode that is so hilarious, has an amazing plot, and develops Plankton as a character fantastically.

It is one of the 8 episodes that I'll give an 11/10 to!
 

GuyAtWalmart

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This is the funniest episode of ever. Period. It has some of the best quotes of the entire season and never fails to entertain. If you don't laugh at least once during the episode, you need to see a therapist.

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1. Help Wanted(10/10)
2. The Algae's Always Greener (10/10)
3. Your Shoes Untied (8/10)
4. Patrick's Coupon (7.9/10)
 

Rex

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This here is the best season opener ever to hit Spongebob. Everything IMO works in this episode, the comedy, the characters, the plot, the animation even the background music is supreme in this episode. Even the title card is amazing,,. Honestly Hawaiian Islands is up there with Island Romance and Lonely On The Beach as my favorite track the show produced. Plankton is funny as always every even Pearl has her moment to shine and make me laugh overall one of the shining stars of not just season 3 the whole show

10/10
 

JoeyBoi

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A really awesome concept that gets utilized to it's fullest potential. There are so many great jokes in this episode, and all of them hit for me. Definitely one of Plankton's finest appearances and a great way to start off this season.

Great episode (9/10)
 
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