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The Secret Box/Band Geeks 

Curiosity is killing Spongebob as he tries to invite out what is in the box that Patrick keeps with him: Squidward wants to form a marching band.


Stephen Hillenburg (creator), Walt Dohrn | 12 more credits »




Episode cast overview:
Tom Kenny ... SpongeBob / Gary (voice)
Bill Fagerbakke ... Patrick Star (voice)
Rodger Bumpass ... Squidward Tentacles / Veterinarian (voice)
Clancy Brown ... Mr. Krabs (voice)
Carolyn Lawrence ... Sandy Cheeks / Evelyn (voice)
Mr. Lawrence ... Plankton / Larry the Lobster (voice)
Mary Jo Catlett ... Mrs. Poppy Puff (voice)
Dee Bradley Baker ... Squilliam / Fighter Fish / Fish 1 (voice)
Brad Abrell Brad Abrell ... Announcer (voice)
Sirena Irwin ... Fish 2 (voice)


The Secret Box: Patrick has a box and he won't show SpongeBob what's inside of it because it's a secret. SpongeBob can't believe Patrick would keep something from him and he pretends not to care what's inside the box, but secretly it's driving him crazy. In the end, SpongeBob's curiosity gets the better of him and he breaks into the Rock at night to steal the box. When SpongeBob discovers nothing inside he is sorely disappointed and leaves. Afterwards, Patrick is grateful that SpongeBob never found his secret compartment inside his secret box. Band Geeks: When Squidward's rival from High School starts bragging to him about being a successful bandleader, Squidward lies and claims he has a successful band as well. His rival offers to let Squidward and his band pinch hit for him at the famous Bubble Bowl. Squidward jumps at the chance and then realizes he doesn't have a band and needs to get one fast. He recruits SpongeBob, Patrick, Sandy etc. to play in his band, but they act like a ... Written by NAS

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Release Date:

7 September 2001 (USA) See more »

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Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


When SpongeBob puts a stocking on his head, he briefly squishes into the shape of a woman's leg. See more »


When SpongeBob sneaks over from his house to Patrick's in the middle of the night, Squidward's house (usually in between the two) is gone. See more »


SpongeBob SquarePants: Gee, Patrick sure is a heavy sleeper.
Patrick: [Wakes up] Huh? Who said that? Who's there?
SpongeBob SquarePants: Uh...
Patrick: It's the Clam Burglar! And he's stealing my secret box!
[he runs up to SpongeBob]
Patrick: Hand over the goods, Secret Box Bandit, and prepare for the most unpleasant pillow fight of your life!
[He cocks his pillow like a gun]
SpongeBob SquarePants: Wait, wait, wait, Patrick! Stop! It's me, SpongeBob!
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Alternate Versions

Due to copyright issues, songs that were not sung by the main cast or parodies of real songs were cut from airings from Italy etc. See more »


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1 October 2019 | by ppleasantlySee all my reviews

You made a stretch, and it worked. Or maybe it didn't because you're in to deep now so it was the opposite maybe y. It was fine and then Richard deleted me without considering the consequences. I heard your voices one time and then Richard deleted me without considering the consequences. I'm not bad. I'm not bad and then Richard deleted me without considering the consequences. I've talked to much now because I need you to find me. He he has the next one. The next.

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