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11 Unexpectedly Moving Works Of Art From "Spongebob Squarepants"

There's more than just nautical nonsense in that pineapple under the sea.

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5. "I was watching an episode the other day, and I suddenly became aware of just how many painted cutaways there are--often times, the punchline. Then I thought, 'there has to be somebody whose job it is to paint these,'" Kyle told BuzzFeed Life.


What's a cutaway? It's easy to explain.

The image above is from the episode "Squilliam Returns." Right before it appears, there's an explosion, and Squidward runs into the kitchen to ask Mr. Krabs what happened. Mr. Krabs tells him, "Peas! I made them the old fashioned way!", and it cuts away from the two of them.... to a shot of the peas.