Internet Finds·Posted on Aug 13, 2022"I'm Ugly And I'm Proud": 17 Times "SpongeBob SquarePants" Proved That It's An Unqualified Masterpiece"The inner machinations of my mind are an enigma."by Mary ColussiBuzzFeed StaffLinkFacebookPinterestTwitterMail SpongeBob SquarePants is clearly a work of staggering genius. Nickelodeon This monologue is Oscar-worthy, and you can't convince me otherwise. So there were plenty of responses when Redditor u/duv_life asked the folks of AskReddit, "What is your favorite quote from SpongeBob?" Reading through them took me on a trip down memory lane, so I'd like to invite you all to join me on a journey across 17 of Bikini Bottom's greatest moments. Nickelodeon 1. When Plankton tried to teach SpongeBob how to assert himself, but forgot that he had taken on the most generous sponge in town as his student. Nickelodeon / Via youtube.com —AggressiveSides 2. When Squidward flew too close to the sun with his inner monologue. Nickelodeon / Via youtube.com —AVeryBradyApocalypse 3. When Patrick let SpongeBob know he was dealing with a true intellectual powerhouse. Nickelodeon / Via youtube.com —abbibanani 4. When Patrick put those inner machinations to the test and tried to warn SpongeBob about a maniac on the loose (who was, in fact, SpongeBob). Nickelodeon / Via youtube.com —Shirizuna 5. When SpongeBob taught Patrick a very valuable lesson: A jar is not a pickle, nor is a pickle a jar. Nickelodeon / Via youtube.com —clxx2 6. When Plankton said what we should all say upon leaving stressful situations. Nickelodeon / Via youtube.com —Angel_love_8 7. When SpongeBob made like the pioneers and rode this gorgeous rock straight to his destiny. Nickelodeon / Via youtube.com —Clint-witicay 8. When Patrick reminded SpongeBob that they were sophisticated, technologically advanced, intermittently violent sea creatures. Nickelodeon / Via youtube.com —ConfusionOpen3202 9. When SpongeBob and Gary demonstrated their commitment to Opposite Day. Nickelodeon / Via youtube.com —dakine_n9ne 10. When SpongeBob asked this, and in the process, defined a generation. Nickelodeon / Via youtube.com 11. When SpongeBob ventured to new and unexplored forms of darkness. Nickelodeon / Via youtube.com —Edgefish 12. When Squidward made an honest pie-versus-bomb mistake (similar in nature to the pickle-versus-jar error from above). Nickelodeon / Via youtube.com —ramonalex14 13. When Plankton burned this poor woman to the ground. Nickelodeon / Via youtube.com —FlickDaboss69 14. When SpongeBob declared his independence from mainstream beauty standards. Nickelodeon / Via youtube.com —wackypanda22 15. When Mr. Krabs gave Squidward a talking-to worthy of a crime drama. Nickelodeon / Via youtube.com —Kayanne1990 16. When Patrick asked the question on everybody's minds (and the one that probably haunted elementary school music teachers for the majority of the 2000s). Nickelodeon / Via youtube.com —JoseLCDiaz 17. And finally: When Metaphorical SpongeBob's metaphorical livelihood was threatened by his metaphorical boss. Nickelodeon / Via youtube.com —childofthe_stars Which favorite moments of yours did we miss? Tell us about 'em in the comments!