Studio: United Plankton Pictures Release Date : February 24, 2001 Series: SpongeBob SquarePants

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Associated Studio(s)

Rough Draft Korea


Sandy leaves SpongeBob and Patrick in charge of caring for her pets, including a caterpillar named Wormy. But when Wormy becomes a butterfly overnight, the boys think it's a monster.


SpongeBob SquarePants
(Voice: Tom Kenny)
Patrick Star
(Voice: Bill Fagerbakke)
Sandy Cheeks
(Voice: Carolyn Lawrence)
Squidward Tentacles
(Voice: Rodger Bumpass)
Mr. Eugene Krabs
(Voice: Clancy Brown)


Note: "Unverified" credits may not be correct and should be taken with a grain of salt.


Walt Dohrn
Paul Tibbitt


Tom Kenny

Executive Producer

Stephen Hillenburg

Animation Director

Andrew Overtoom


Stephen Hillenburg (unverified)

Creative Director

Derek Drymon

Developed By

Derek Drymon
Tim Hill
Nicholas R. "Nick" Jennings


Walt Dohrn
Paul Tibbitt
Merriwether Williams

Storyboard Director

Jim Schumann

Storyboard Supervisor

Sherm Cohen

Supervising Color Stylist

Teale Reon Wang

Original Character Design

Stephen Hillenburg

Music Sources

Narholz, Gregor : "Death Trap "
Narholz, Gregor : "Action Cut "
Bowman, Euday : "Twelfth Street Rag "


Nominated for the Annie Award: Outstanding Individual Achievement for Voice Acting by a Male Performer in an Animated Television Production (Tom Kenny as SpongeBob SquarePants)


Nickelodeon (Original broadcast network)


  • The extreme close-ups of the butterfly Wormy are actually live footage of a deerfly.


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Technical Specifications

Animation Type: Standard Animation - Digital Ink and Paint
Aspect Ratio: 4 : 3 (Television)
Color Type: Color
Negative Type: Digital
Original Country: United States
Original Language: English
Print Type: Video (NTSC)

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From ToonStar95 :

I blame this episode for my mottephobia!
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