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This is the timeline of SpongeBob's universe. It says the episode (or part of the episode) that took place during that time. And what important happened.
Thousands of years ago (23,000 B.C.E-6188 B.C.)
- SB-129, 8000 B.C. Squidward invented the sport of jellyfishing.
- Atlantis SquarePantis, 23,000 B.C.E. the Atlanteans came from their native planet and blew the oldest bubble.
- (6188 B.C.) Bikini Bottom population is 23.
A few centuries later
- 6000 B.C.Ugh!, SpongeGar, Patar and Squog discovered fire , bubble blowing is founded , the warm and fast food are invented , probably the first war-fight and maybe the art.
Middle Ages (AD 905-1304)
- Squidly and SpongeBob and Patrick saved King Krabs' Daughter.
- Dunces and Dragons, the two chosen ones came, and King Krabs invented Krabby Patties in 1199.
- Atlantis SquarePantis, 1201, Atlantis disappeared.
- (c. 1304) The first Neptune dynasty takes throne of Bikini Bottom after the Krabs dynasty loses power (and the krabby patty recipe) in the 12th century
- (AD 905) Many places are created like bowling ball area and old folks home.
Victorian Age (1400s-1800s)
- Rule of Dumb, (c. 1701) the Stars take power of Bikini Bottom.
- Pest of the West,(c. 1895) SpongeBuck defeats Dead Eye and becomes sheriff. Great-Great Grand Pappy Krabs invented the spendthrift billfold system. Patrick Revere warns the people about the mollusks.
- Grandpappy the Pirate,(c. 1897) Redbeard Krabs makes a pirate crew.
- (c. 1804) The Stars lose power, and the second Neptune dynasty take the throne.
- The Great Snail Race (1902) The first Snail Race was held.
- Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy are born.
- Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy IV, in 1937, Mermaid Man first used the utility belt.
- Friend or Foe?, on November 30, 1942, Eugene Krabs and Sheldon Plankton were born. They both make the Plabs Burger which causes Old Man Jenkins Sr. to die in c. 1950. In the same year, Stinky Burgers was closed for good and Mr. Krabs rediscovered the Krabby Patty secret formula.
- Krusty Krab Training Video, sometime in the 60s, Mr. Krabs bought a bankrupt retirement home called the Rusty Krab.
- Hooky, in 1959, the Chum Famine swept across Bikini Bottom
- Back to the Past, Bikini Bottom had 38 sentient beings(Utopian timeline) Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy dunk tartar sauce on Man Ray. (Dystopian timeline) MM and BB fail to dunk tartar sauce on Man Ray, because Patrick ate it, and he (Man Ray) conquers Bikini Bottom turning it into a 1984-like dystopia
- Mr. Krabs father victor Krabs dies in 1961(unknown cause of his death)
- Plankton's Army, in 1979, Plankton had his first attempt to steal the Krabby Patty formula.
- The Original Fry Cook, in 1972, Jim and Squidward joined the Krusty Krew. And Jim quit at least 2 years later.
- The Fry Cook Games, in 1980, the fry cooks games as started, and Mr. Krabs and Plankton won gold.
- Seen on SpongeBob's license in Sleepy Time, on July 14, 1986, SpongeBob was born. Squidward was born on the same year.
- Truth or Square, around 1985 Artias worked at the Krusty Krab until 1999.
- Chimps Ahoy, in 1998, Sandy moved to Bikini Bottom.
- Help Wanted, in 1999, SpongeBob joined the Krusty Krew.
The episodical order
- Help Wanted, Tea at the Treedome, Christmas Who, Le Big Switch, Just One Bite, Scaredy Pants, Jellyfishing, No Hat for Pat, Arrgh, Fools in April, You're Shoe's Untied, Big Pink Loser, Bummer Vacation
- The other episodes take place in the order they're aired.
- The movie takes place after every episode.
SpongeBob tells the story from The Great Patty Caper to his Grandson.
- SB-129, in 4017, Squidward arrives into the future.