Pants. They’re not that big of a deal. You put them on every morning. You take them off every night. But for some people, a change in bottom-wear would be life-changing. And that some people is SpongeBob Squarepants.
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Sure, he’s worn ripped pants, round pants, no pants, even a tuxedo. But now SpongeBob is going for sartorial reinvention: In the Monday episode of SpongeBob SquarePants (Nickelodeon, 7 p.m.), he will forgo the traditional square shorts and step out in straight-up, straight-leg long pants. Do they wind up altering his life in unexpected ways? They do. (You can call him SpongeRobert.) Check out this exclusive clip from the episode, in which SpongeBob LongPants walks into the Krusty Krab as a new man/sea sponge.