SpongeBob SquarePants: Lights, Camera, Pants! (GBA)
Game Script
Version 1.0
Created by: knuckles_sonic8 

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Table of Contents:

1. Disclaimer
2. FAQ Information
3. Game Information
4. Version History
5. Intro
6. Mermalair 
7. S.S. Rest Home 
8. Goo Lagoon
9. Sound Stage
10. Final Stage
11. Epilogue
12. Thank You

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1. Disclaimer

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2. FAQ Information

This is a Game Script for SpongeBob SquarePants: Lights, Camera, Pants! 
For the Game Boy Advance console. As this is a Game Script, there are 
numerous spoilers in this guide.  DO NOT spoil the ending and the game 
for yourself for the simple satisfaction of knowing what happens at the 
end. View this Game Script to your pleasure but avoid using it for 
instant satisfaction.

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3. Game Information

Title: SpongeBob SquarePants: Lights, Camera, Pants!
Platform: Game Boy Advance
My Rating: 8.8/10
Number of Players: 1 

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4. Version History

Version 1.0 – Has all cinematics and scenes listed in the guide. Very 
little room for improvement.

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5. Intro

Gil Hammerstein and his film crew have come to Bikini Bottom to shoot 
an episode of the adventures of Mermaidman and Barnacleboy on location, 
but...

Gil: Mermaidman and Barnacleboy are missing! Without them, there will 
be no show!
Spongebob: We can help sir! My friends and I will bring them back safe 
and sound!
Gil: Wonderful! Last I heard they were heading towards the Mermalair. 
Be careful! I heard them discussing Booby Traps they've setup!
Spongebob: Yes Sir!

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6. Mermalair 

 (A) Mermalair 1.1

Gil: Bring them back guys, and there may be roles for you in the show 
too!
Patrick: Sweet.

 (B) Mermalair 1.2

Sandy: Whew! That was close!
Squidward: What have I gotten myself into?

 (C) Mermalair 1.3

The team finally reaches the heart of the lair to find Barnacleboy 
sleeping!

Patrick: What’s going on here? Where’s Mermaidman?
Barnacleboy: I don’t know… The old coot took the Invisible Boatmobile 
to Manray’s hideout to fight some crime.
SpongeBob: We have to beat him there so we can stop him, or there won’t 
be a show!

 (D) Mermalair 1.4

The team stops Mermaidman just in time. 

SpongeBob: Whew, that was close!
Mermaidman: What are you talking about lad?
Sandy: We better bring ya’ back to the set.
Manray: Not so fast!
Sandy: MANRAY!
Manray: Haa Ha Ha! Mermaidman, you’re on my turf! I will make sure you 
never leave!

 (E) Ending

Barnacleboy: Haha, we got em, eh Mermaidman?
Barnacleboy: Mermaidman?
SpongeBob: Oh no, he’s gone again! Where could he be?
Barnacleboy: Oh, it’s 3 o’clock, must be time for his afternoon nap, 
back at the rest home.
SpongeBob: This is no time for sleeping. Time to wake him, he’s needed 
on set!

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7. S.S. Rest Home 

 (A) S.S. Rest Home 2.1

Back at the S.S. Rest Home, Mermaidman has gone missing again!
Flying Dutchman: Get Mermaidman! That old man has something of mine! 
Aarrgh!
Pirates: Aye, aye captain!

 (B) S.S. Rest Home 2.2

The team finally finds Mermaidman, but he is “sleep crimefighting!” 
Not only that, but he is also calling all sea creatures into the rest 
home, causing havoc!

Squidward: Great. What do we do now?
SpongeBob: I know! We find the CONCH SHELL and wake him from his sleep!
Patrick: The Conch Signal! Just like in the TV show! 

 (C) S.S. Rest Home 2.3

With the Conch blown, Mermaidman is back to his senses.

Mermaidman: Wha…? Where am I?
SpongeBob: We have to bring you back to the TV set, Mermaidman.
Mermaidman: Sorry lad, but I can’t. I’ve lost the RINGS OF POWER!
SpongeBob: Where did you lat put them?
Manray: On my fingers! HAA HAA!
Sandy: Hand them over or we’ll deal with you like the last time!
Manray: You’ll have to catch me first!

 (D) S.S. Rest Home 2.4

Patrick: Wow! We did it.
Manray: AARRGGH! My beautiful Raymobile! That’s it! I’m going to crush 
you!!!
Patrick: Uh-oh.
Manray: This time I won’t be so easy on you!

 (E) Ending

Mermaidman: Thanks lad. The rings are back in the hands of good.
SpongeBob: All in a day’s work!
Mermaidman: Let’s get back to the set.
Sandy: Off to Goo Lagoon!

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8. Goo Lagoon

(A)	Goo Lagoon 3.1

The team brings Mermaidman and Barnacleboy on-site to the Goo Lagoon 
for the next TV scene, when all of a sudden, a mob of fanboys rush 
towards them for autographs!

Barnacleboy: Let’s get out of here!
Mermaidman: No more autographs! To the trailer!

(B)	Goo Lagoon 3.2

Gil: Where are Mermaidman and Barnacleboy?
SpongeBob: Let’s scour the beach!

(C)	Goo Lagoon 3.3

Sandy: Hey, where’d Mermaidman and Barnacleboy go? 
Kid: Those bullies are going to smash my sandcastles!
Sandy: That’s mean! You guys better stop that…or I’ll…
Thugs: Or you’ll what, little uh…whatever you are? We’re knocking down 
these castles down whether you like it or not!
Sandy: Oh yeah? Not if my and my friends have anything to say about it!
Thugs: Go ahead, try and stop us!
Sandy: Fear not, little fella. We’ll protect your sandcastles from 
whatever they throw at them and bounce it right back to their face. 
That’ll make them go away!

(D)	Goo Lagoon 3.4

Kid: Thanks for your help! My sandcastles are now safe from those 
Bullies.
SpongeBob: We still have to find Mermaidman and Barnacleboy!
Kid: You mean those guys?
Mermaidman: Hello, you young whippersnapper!
SpongeBob: Hey, Mermaidman! There you are. Where have you been?
Mermaidman: I was following the smell of EVIL. Can you smell the evil?
SpongeBob: But Mermaidman and Barnacleboy, they start filming in 
2 MINUTES!
Mermaidman: That’s right! I almost forgot! Let’s head to the set!

(E)	Ending

SpongeBob: We made it! Let’s head inside.

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9. Sound Stage

(A)	Sound Stage 4.1

Finally, the team brings Mermaidman and Barnacleboy back to the Sound 
Stage where they can start filming, when suddenly the lights go out!

Squidward: What else can go wrong?
Sandy: Where did Mermaidman go?
Gil: Aaah! Find the switches and turn on the lights. Then find 
Mermaidman!!! 

(B)	Sound Stage 4.2

All the lights are back on, but still no Mermaidman in sight. 

SpongeBob: What do we do now?
Gil: Use the sound equipment to find Mermaidman. Follow the sound wave 
indicators until you reach him!

(C)	Sound Stage 4.3

Mermaidman: Thanks guys, I got lost when the lights went out. 
SpongeBob: No problem Mermaidman! Let’s start filming!
Mermaidman: No can do lad. Don’t have…energy. Need… food.
Gil: The whole crew is hungry! I need 5 Krabby Patties fast or they’ll 
walk!
SpongeBob: We’ll get to it.

(D)	Sound Stage 4.4

Gil: Take a look. This is the crown jewel of the show! This will be 
used for the final scene where the Sneaky Hermit has the world on his 
back! 
SpongeBob: OOOoooo.

As they all stare, something starts to crack.

Patrick: Is it supposed to do that?
Gil: The buildings are going to fall! Run!

(E)	Ending

Flying Dutchman: That’s it, I can’t take it anymore. Give me back my 
sock!
Mermaidman: Never!... What sock?
Barnacleboy: Umm… Mermaidman, it’s stuck to your back.
Mermaidman: Darned static cling!
Flying Dutchman: Ah, my precious lucky sock, oh my precious, precious 
lucky sock.
Mermaidman: Umm. Are you ok? 
Flying Dutchman: I’ll be on my way now.
Gil: Now we can finally finish the show!

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10. Final Stage

(A)	Scene 1

Everything seemed like a normal day until…

Mermaidman: The usual please, and a kid’s meal for my young ward.
Barnacleboy: Doh! You old coot! We should be fighting evil, not eating!
Mermaidman: I can’t fight evil on an empty stomach!
Barnacleboy: The faster we get served, the faster we can get back to 
our jobs!

 (B) Scene 1 - Ending

Crowd: Hooray! That was the best meal ever……and what great service!
Waiter: Why, thank you!

(C)	Scene 2

(Rumble) (Rumble)
Gil: Bring in the Stand-In!

(Stand-In role player appears.)

Gil: Ok Stunt Double, here’s your big chance, sell this scene!

(D)	Scene 2 – Ending

Barnacleboy: We must stop this madness!
Mermaidman: Wait! Where’s my Krabby Meal?
Waiter: I remember that customer… He’s the one who really hated Pepper.
Barnacleboy: Pepper you say….. hmmmm…. Can I borrow your Pepper Shaker?

(E)	Scene 3

Sneaky Hermit: Need… more… buildings….

(Shot changes over to Downtown Bikini Bottom.)

Sneaky Hermit: BWAAA HA HA HA AA!
Radio: Calling all cars, calling all cars. The Sneaky Hermit has 
struck again, and he’s headed Downtown!

(F)	Scene 3 – Ending

Cop: We made it in time! Bikini Bottom is still intact.
Radio: Calling all cars! Calling all cars! Be advised, Mermaidman and 
Barnacleboy are on the tail of the Sneaky Hermit.
Cop: Yikes!

(G)	Scene 4

Lookout: Mr. Hermit, I see Mermaidman and Barnacleboy on your tail.
Sneaky Hermit: Keep them away at all costs! This debris should take 
care of them!

(H)	Scene 4 – Bad Ending

Mermaidman: Now where did I put that pepper?
Barnacleboy: Look out!!!!
Mermaidman: Look out? For what? Whooops!

(CRASH)

(I)	Scene 4 – Good Ending

Mermaidman: How can we defeat such eeeevil?
Barnacleboy: I’ve got it, give me that Pepper Shaker from the 
restaurant, quick.
Mermaidman: The pepper, what for?
Barnacleboy: No time, quick!

(The Pepper Shaker enters into the shot.)

Barnacleboy: Ok, here goes nothing!

(SHOOOOOOOM)

Sneaky Hermit: Pepper!?! AAAHHH AAAAAAHHHHHH AAAAAHHHHHHHHH CHOOOOOOOOO!

(J)	Scene 5

Barnacleboy: We did it?
Mermaidman: But what happened to my pepper?
Sneaky Hermit: Cough, cough!
Barnacleboy: Your plan has been foiled Hermit!
Mermaidman: It’s the lad we met at the Krusty Krab.
Barnacleboy: Doh! Just take him away.
Cop: Off to the rest home with you.
Sneaky Hermit: Noooooooo! You’ll never get me!

 (K) Final Scene

Sneaky Hermit: I’ll be back, and you’ll be back! On my BACK!! 
BWAA HA HAA!

       The End?

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11. Epilogue

Gil: Thanks guys for all your great work. We couldn’t have done it 
without you. 
Gil: CONGRATULATIONS!
Team: We did it!

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12. Thank You

Thanks to those who helped make this guide possible:

-You, for reading it
-THQ, for creating the game
-Stephen Hillenburg for getting SpongeBob where he is today
-My fingers, for typing it
-GameFAQS, for hosting it on their site