|Season 9, Episode 186B|
|Original air date:||January 19, 2013|
|Written by:|| Marc Ceccarelli|
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Plankton buys a pet to help cheer himself up.
For post movie standards, this episode received positive reception due to Plankton having a happy ending. It is considered one of the best post-movie episodes ever.
- This episode's premiere broadcast was preceded was a marathon of pet-themed SpongeBob episodes, including "Have You Seen This Snail?", "The Thing", "Wormy", "Dumped", and "Pet or Pests".
- In the title card, a picture of an amoeba can be seen, which implies the appearance of Spot in the episode.
- This episode was paired with "Gary in Love" when it premiered.
Home video releases
- SpongeBob SquarePants: The Complete 9th Season