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Blobby talking to SpongeBob
Season number: 12
Production code: 257b
First airing: USA September 14, 2019
Sister episode(s): Handemonium
Writer(s): Andrew Goodman
Storyboard director: Brian Morante
Supervising director: Sherm Cohen
Animation director: Tom Yasumi
Producer: Jennie Monica
Executive producer: Stephen Hillenburg
Co-executive producers: Marc Ceccarelli
Vincent Waller
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“We get breaks?”

"Breakin'" is the second segment of the fifteenth episode of season 12, and it is paired with "Handemonium." In this episode, Mr. Krabs gives SpongeBob a 5 minute break in order to comply with labor authority.



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SpongeBob is cooking Krabby Patties when Mr. Krabs and a labor authority officer come in. Mr. Krabs explains that SpongeBob must take a five-minute break or else he will get fined. SpongeBob sees dirt on a table and cleans it up, and Mr. Krabs tells him that he cannot work on his break. The labor authority author starts to fine Mr. Krabs, who then uncovers an employee break room.

SpongeBob is excited about the break room and makes a carousel out of hot dogs, then puts it in the microwave. He surfs on a chair in front of a wave poster, and then eats expired leftovers from the fridge. SpongeBob makes a band out of various objects and starts playing music, which attracts the customers into the break room.

Mr. Krabs notices that the Krusty Krab is empty and finds everyone dancing in the break room, including the labor authority officer. He interrupts it to tell SpongeBob that his break is over. The officer agrees not to fine Mr. Krabs, and SpongeBob is excited for his next break in 20 years.

Mr. Krabs covers up the break room. SpongeBob goes back to the kitchen, but notices Squidward missing, unaware that he is taking a break in the break room.


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