|Airdate||February 16, 2015|
|Directed by||Wumbo Combo|
Barrier Reefs is a SpongeBob SquarePants fanon episode from Season 1.
Plankton discovers that behind the Chum Bucket there is tons of Bikini Bottom's beautiful reefs. He wants to destroy them to expand the Chum Bucket's foundation. All of Bikini Bottom thinks he will make the reefs better, until they are destroyed. Plankton creates a big Barrier Reef in the reef's place, which is all metal. However, this backfires when the reef is so big, it crushes the Chum Bucket. When it is gone, the Bikini Bottomites see that there is even more beautiful reefs behind it!
Main Article: Barrier Reefs/transcript
- SpongeBob makes a callback to an eatlier part of the episode at the ending.
- Plankton breaks the fourth wall in this episode.
- The running gag of this episode is that Karen keeps rolling her eyes at Plankton, addressed several times in the episode.